Kim modeling her Acacia swim bikini with a cool palm tree shadow in Playa Guiones in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

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Photographer Nosara Costa Rica – Lifestyle Photos Kim –

Nosara, you are stealing my heart. A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to familiarize myself with this surf town while on a work-turned-surf trip, wandering around its every nook & cranny, and photographing its charm. Between dawn patrol surf sessions and photographing a wedding at La Luna Restaurant, I had a blast capturing some great lifestyle photos for mi amiga Kim. To say the least, my creative wheels were spinning and to top it all off, I experimented with a manual film lens from the 1970s, a Nikkor 24mm 2.8, on my Nikon DSLR. I know, I am geeking out right now Рbut once a nerdette, always a nerdette!

Playing with palm tree shadows in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Kim walking on the low tide rocks in Playa Pelada, Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Kim and I explored jungle pathways at the Harmony Hotel, chased a beautiful sunset in Playa Guiones, and pretty stopped every 100 yards on our walk through Nosara to take photos at all those nook and crannies. One of those cool nooks was Go Juice Nosara, a vibrantly painted juice truck located on the Northern end of Playa Guiones. What better way to make the image really pop than to wear an even more vibrant fire engine red surf bikini by MI OLA?

Kim at Go Juice Nosara wearing a MI OLA surf bikini. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Kim at Go Juice Nosara wearing a MI OLA surf bikini. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Imagine my excitement when we encountered an exploding blowhole created from the incoming waves in Playa Pelada in Nosara? Let’s just say that Kim, our friend Christina, and I had a tad bit of fun timing when the hole was going to explode with an incoming wave during a golden afternoon in Pelada. Now I just have to figure how to get one of these blowholes in Tamarindo!

Kim having fun with the blow hole in Playa Pelada, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography. Sunset in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography. Blow hole during sunset Playa Pelada, Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Going through and culling the photos from this adventure in Nosara was beyond fun. In fact, I had such a hard time picking out the best shots from all the different locations and outfit changes. In addition to chasing sunsets on the beach, wandering around Harmony Hotel, hanging out at Go Juice Nosara, fooling around with blow holes, we also had fun playing with palm tree shadows and beautiful¬†bougainvillea bushes, hanging out in an uber cool capsule, shopping at Love Nosara, knocking on a beautiful wooden gate, and enjoying fresh coconuts at Nosara Surf Hotel. Phew, I think that is it…

Kim enjoying a coconut at Nosara Surf Hotel. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography. Lifestyle photos in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.
Kim knocking on a gate in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Swinging at Love Nosara. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

If you ever are in Costa Rica, I highly recommend checking out Nosara and surfing Playa Guiones. Till then, I hope you have enjoyed my photographic adventures exploring this cool surf town.

XOXO,

Kristen

P.S. Love these photos? Check out my Lifestyle Photography and more photos from Nosara!

Kim at Go Juice Nosara wearing a MI OLA surf bikini. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Kim modeling her Acacia swim bikini with a cool palm tree shadow in Playa Guiones in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography. Lifestyle photos for Kim in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Kim modeling her Free People red tunic during sunset in Nosara, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography. Kim enjoying an afternoon at the bar at Nosara Surf Hotel. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

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