i want to be them one day.
love has such beauty and you know how to capture it my friend :)
You have beautifully captured the essence of love and what it’s all about! Thank you for sharing them, my friend :-)
The love in their faces makes it look like it could have been their first date 60 years ago.
SO sweet it makes me want to cry, these are great Jose.
Jose, seriously!?! Can you even believe this is your job? Nuts. I hope to find true love like this someday. Awesome job.
oh my i love these.
so gorgeous, friend!!!
Love this…what an amazing legacy!
oh my love. these are beautiful, jose. :)
Lovely. Intimate. Warm. Incredible.
So. Incredibly. Sweet. Beautiful work Jose!
So sweet. These are absolutely beautiful and heartwarming.
One of my fav blog posts ever!!! I even started to tear up…I love LOVE and to see it still evident after 60 yrs is so heartwarming. Thank you Jose.
Wow, this actually made me tear up. Beautiful. Just so beautiful. Thank you
These were moving. Awesome work!
this totally made me tear up!!!
I’ve just sat and cried at these beautiful pictures. My Nan died quite
a long time ago and I remember my Grandad, years later hugging me and saying
“I really miss your Nan”. You really do become one.
Thank you for sharing this gem.
Truly beautiful in so many ways.
unbelievably beautiful and so touching. incredible. bravo.
I love it. These are wonderful, Jose.
Love is in the air!
Amazing photos Jose. I think only “YOU” could have captured such beautiful & timeless LOVE.
this warms my heart and the images says it all!
totally impressive & well documented!
Those are amazing! I hope I can be like them when I’m their age.
Aw that is super sweet!!! And a great idea!!!
wow the emotions that these pics have created love these
OMG…so magical. you captured their love for one another so beautifully.
So incredibly beautiful.
THIS is what love and marriage is all about. I’ll be calling you in 59 years to do this for my spouse and I. You just wait.
last photo is my favorite !
60 years!!!!! How wonderful!
Your images are beautifully moving~
The last image feels so wonderful and appropriate.
these made me cry just a little. so beautiful.
Oh I LOVE these! What a darling couple! That last shot is just perfect.
Most beautiful love ever. One can only hope to be this in love after 60 years. You have captured a truly beautiful thing.
Oh jose!! Love these! Absolutely heartfelt!
Beautiful. This is such a lovely document both for them and their family.
So perfect, amazing photos of an amazing love!
So beautiful. Made me cry.
incredibly moving… incredibly inspiring…
My cheeks are soaking… beautiful job Jose
awww…60 years, that’s just so sweet
This is one of the most beautiful posts ever. Seriously. I am bookmarking this and printing it out and remembering it forever. Thank you.
These images melt my heart Jose! That last one brings tears to my eyes! Great job! We should all be so lucky! :)
So, so, so, sweet! I have tears in my eyes :o)
Great stuff… I hope to do this with one of my couples in about…60 years. I’ll be 93 and will be shooting with Nikon D45xtr///
Awwww, what amazing photos. So beautiful.
I just love this- this is so beautiful it makes my heart ache
That is super super sweet. I love the last photo especially. <3 <3 All the best to them…
The best thing I have seen all day. Thank you!
the last image, moved me to tears.
Oh my. Loved this. Such a special special portrait session, and what a lovely couple. Something the rest of us can aspire to!
That is so sweet. Made my heart melt :)
now this is what it’s all about.
they are so cute!!!!!!
Wow! Beautiful! That is what it is all about! LOVE! I hope and pray my husband will be able to be together on our 60th anniversary! What an inspiration!
I love your style. It’s to die for. Beautiful work!
so sweet!! love these :)
wow. this is what it’s all about. so tender, so intense. thank you for enriching my life with these images.
that is not easy life!
this is so sweet and lovely …i am doing this for my 50th wedding anniversary.. here’s to hoping you will still be photographing in 47 years :)
I want to be this in love at 60 years of marriage!
Oh my, I absolutely love these! The last image is breathtaking. wonderful work.
Adorable and gorgeous at the same time. I want you to take photos of me and my love when we’ve been married for 60 years! …or, let’s be honest, I’d really settle for any time that works for you. :)
Wow! This is a gorgeous, gorgeous set of images. The images are full of abounding love and neverending happiness. Looks like they have had a wonderful 60 years together and are looking forward to many more. Great work Jose, thanks for sharing these bright images.
Thank you Jose, for capturing these wonderful moments. And God bless Mary and Leo… I hope I can do this. :)
Wonderful, touching work!
These two make the fear of growing old disappear. This is proof that beauty is ageless and love is endless. You have captured their souls beautifully!
Nothing short of beautiful!
beautiful. i love these shots.
These are too cute. Very nice job. And what a cute couple!
I have chills. Wow. Thanks for sharing this and making me stop for a moment.
Powerful. Where’s my hankie!!!
OMG. these are beyond any words.
They are so adorable!!! Rock on Mary and Leo!! Congratulations!!!
My fiance & I are getting married on my grandparents’ 60th wedding anniversary (which happens to be the day after HIS grandparents’ 60th wedding anniversary) and this has inspired me! I would love for our photographer to do a photo shoot for them! Love is such a beautiful thing!
Beautiful : )
I sent these pics to my parents. Today, they celebrated their 35th anniversary. :-)
This is so beautiful.
timeless. what a beautiful display of love!
nice post. thanks.
Love at its purest. Beautiful :)
Wow! Such lovely photographs of some beautiful moments!
so beautiful- can’t wait to be in love for 60 years…
I love the handholding and the kiss on the forehead. Thanks for sharing it Jose!
speechless. it’s just too beautiful for words!
these are absolutely gorgeous. don’t think the lump in my throat could have been bigger. amazing love.
It’s so amazing to see enduring love like this. So heartwarming.
Just love these! So touching; I would love to know more of their story and also of how you came to shoot them! Did they contact you directly or was it a gift given to them? So lovely; wish I saw more of these on blogs!
these photos made me cry.
wow seems to be the only words i can think to say. i hope one day i too can experience the happiness and joy of being married that long. such touching images! thank you for capturing and sharing such a pure moment!
the last image is epic!
So genuine! Great pictures once again!
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wow! you made their love even more timeless!:)
Wow so freaking sweet!
Jose these are just awesome. Love exists at any age level and you captured it well as you always do. Congrats!
wow so shocked to find this site today. this is my great uncle leo and aunt mary. my grandmas brother.who worked for the city of solvang cali for many, many years as head of municipal district and including terms as mayor.
a danish american he unselfishly dedicated himself to the people and city of solvang before and after they incorporated. i can only hope to be as successful in life as him.congratulations!
Absolutely exquisite as always! How inspiring and amazing. You are such an inspiration Jose. Thank you for sharing with all us.
stunning.. so so so sweet. You can tell they are still so in love!
marriage is sacred. i love this.
Beautiful. Meaningful. Timeless.
from the heart, love it.
I absolutely LOVE these!! How precious!!
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I absolutely LOVE these! So timeless & beautiful. Amazing!
My favorite is second from last photo…Jose you’re a genius!
These break my heart. May we all be so lucky!!
I truly love this! Thanks for sharing their wonderful testimony of marriage through these photos.
The last photograph of the two of them… so, so awesome. Brought tears to my eyes.
Wow….real and powerful with emotion!!
I hope my marriage will stand the test of time like theirs, such phenomenal pictures. Thank you for sharing.
This is such beautiful reminder of what marriage is really about. Stunning photos as always.
This is what it is all about.
I want to photograph my grandparents more than ever now.
Perfection! This has to be the best post I have seen in a very long time. Thank you Jose.
I love these 50 and 60 year anniversary posts!
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Hello, I am Brazilian and I am amazed with your work, it’s incredible, is pure and beautiful.
I wish my grandparents would let me capture them. They’re so beautiful together! These are wonderful shots.
When Scott and I have our 50th wedding anniversary, I am calling YOU!
This made me cry thinking about my grandparents who are celebrating their 55th anniversary soon. The photos are BEAUTIFUL!
This is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. 60 years of marriage. If one day I can be with this one girl that I’m close with right now, this is what we will be.. love till the end of time =)
love these…this couple makes me smile :)
These photos just made me cry. Absolutely gorgeous.
This is gorgeous.
This honestly brought a tear to my eyes… wow… You have captured the beauty of 60 long years of love, congratulations to you, and most of all to them!
This is pure love – nearly made me cry. This is what life is about.
Amazing!!! just love!!!
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I have tears in my eyes. So beautiful! These images are so tender and sweet.
wow! thank you all for the comment love. leo and mary were such a pleasure to photograph.. amazing stories !
such a moving set.
Makes your heart melt to see such love.
Beautiful……we’ve been married 35 years and its wonderful to find TRUE love…..
awww, i wanna be like that one day. That is so cute! :D
Wow! The love…. you captured it!
The last photo is my favorite out of this beautiful set. Such a great couple and your photos tell us a story about them and their life together.
Amazing photos! Beautiful couple! Thank you for sharing these.
These are so sweet and precious, I want to cry. Jose, once again, you’ve captured pure, genuine, and strong love. 60 years :)
Crying! Thank you for these beautiful shots of this couple in love! Gorgeous!
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah I LOVE THIS
i don’t think i’ve ever seen anything more beautiful in my life.
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Oh I adore these! Especially the last one. Their family will absolutely treasure these forever. Love, love, love.
Amazing… Can’t help to feel emotional after this post.
WOW…thats all I can say to these. You think the wedding day photos are beautiful but these are like so raw and beautiful. They basically blow the most beautiful bride/wedding day out of the water. 60 years. amazing
Beautiful….amazingly sweet and wonderful.
Were going to be them one day. Weve only been married 14 though. :-D
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Next year my grandparents will be completed 60 of marriage… I´m from Brazil and I´ve searched from photos and what my surprise visiting your blog from the first time and found those wonderful and peaceful photos!
this is sooo sweet! I love it!
This is sooooooooo tender. Depicts the pure beauty of true love so perfectly! Well done Jose!!
still keeping it real!
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Tears came into my eyes, when I watched it the first time. It gives me hope to stay with my boyfriend, marry him and go with him through good and bad times, but still loving each other till end of our days (maybe beyond death)… Thank you… Greetings from Germany
Your photographs are so inspiring.
I teared up a little bit.
Absolutely beautiful. You have considerable talent, my friend.
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I’d love to see their original wedding photos. Probably not a lot of PJ back in the day. These are sweet and gorgeous.
Très touchant …magnifique…
This is truly amazing and very touching, real love!
Such a wonderful story. I wish i will be have the same with my marriage. Wonderful imagery my friend.
This lovely couple is so inspirational, love the shots, it brings out the emotion in them. Perfect shots.
this is so beautiful, brought tears to my eyes!!!
Absolutely beautiful…the smile on Mary’s face just screams joy and love.
Great stuff.. 60 years is alot and to be together for that long is RARE now days! Wich more couple where like this one :)
always happy just like my nan and grandad!!!