San Diego Photographer

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I'm Mandy, a San Diego wedding photographer & educator specializing in fine-art photography. When I'm not photographing my amazing clients, I'm busy as an overly obsessive dog mom, capturing life’s beautiful moments with my husband, Chris, and reveling in Teddy antics. 

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Hotel Del Coronado family outfit inspiration

Outfit Inspiration For Hotel Del Coronado Family Session

This family session took place at the majestic Hotel Del Coronado. This beautiful resort is home to the most beautiful crystal blue waters and soft sand dunes. Furthermore, it’s one of the most iconic hotels in San Diego with a rich history! The architecture hasn’t changed that much since 130 years ago. As such, this […]

Coronado Family Photos

Lakeside wedding venue | West Shore Cafe

Lakeside West Shore Cafe Lake Tahoe Wedding | Jennifer and Matt

Jennifer and Matt were the sweetest couple! They chose to host their big day at the beautiful West Shore Cafe & Inn at Lake Tahoe. This jaw-dropping venue is located in Sierra Nevada, straddling the border of California and Nevada. Known for its icy blue waters and mountain views, Lake Tahoe is the perfect lakeside […]

Lake Tahoe Wedding, Wedding

UTM Parameters, Marketing tips for photographers and creatives

Using UTM Parameters To Track Your Ads

Have you ever wondered how visitors come across your site? UTM parameters are a game changer for learning about your website visitors via their behavior.  In short, UTM parameters track visitors from different sources that feed your site. How does this benefit you in regard to ad strategy? These parameters that you set efficiently track […]

Education, Marketing

Beach family photo session | Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel Del Coronado Family Session By The Beach

Coastal family photoshoots have been more popular than ever, and we’re loving it! A lot of these families shoot in their local beaches, but for me, the best coastal location for a family session is the Hotel Del Coronado. Located across the San Diego Bay from Downtown San Diego, this beautiful resort is home to […]

Coronado Family Photos, Portraits

Bride and groom portrait inspiration | Solomons Maryland wedding venue

Solomons Maryland Wedding | A Classic Estate Wedding With Sailcloth Tent

Marissa and Devin had the loveliest backyard wedding! They chose to host their big day at Marissa’s parents’ estate at Solomons Island where she was raised. This beautiful town is a major boating center located at the mouth of the Patuxent River, in southern Calvert County, Maryland. With its pristine waters and islands, the Solomons […]

Destination Weddings

Lightroom Smart Previews, Marketing education for photographers and creatives

Lightroom Smart Previews Overview For Photographers

If you’re a photographer you probably know the struggle of keeping track of all your raw files when traveling. I’ve been in the industry long enough to know that traveling really is a hassle when you have to bring a lot of equipment with you to store your files. Until I discovered a way to […]

Education, Marketing