Nothing says true love like frolicking on the sandy shores, wearing close to nothing, as hordes of prying paparazzi snap away from under the dock.
But that's reality for celebrity couples who, while attempting to distance themselves from Hollywood's tight watch, find themselves the focus of more than a few telephoto lenses.
From genuinely intimate moments caught on film to "candid" beach shots featuring couples purposely sucking it in and pretend-pouting, the results are compelling either way.
Check out these couples who hit the beach with the paparazzi trailing not far behind.
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