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. 

I'm so happy you're here


Bright Bridal Suite

Borris House | Destination Ireland Wedding Inspiration

Borris House, A History Borris House in Ireland, only an hour from busy Dublin, is a romantic setting for a destination Ireland wedding with an authentic Irish flair. This is the historic seat of the Mac Murrough Kavanaugh family, also known as the kings of Leinster. In fact, the family that owns this lovely Tudor style country mansion descended […]

Destination Weddings, Editorial, Wedding

San Diego Desert Elopement Inspiration

San Diego Elopement Inspiration Living as a photographer in the San Diego area, the ephemeral quality of the desert often inspires me. This came in handy when I was asked to conduct a San Diego elopement. I instantly drew upon the surrounding landscape, knowing I wanted something to soften the rugged landscape. Initially, the thought […]

Editorial, Elopement, San Diego Weddings

Luxury Stationary Designer Blush and watercolor suite

Luxury Wedding Stationary | Paper By The Bay

Paper By The Bay – Luxury Wedding Stationary I was so excited when my family portrait client, Kelly, casually mentioned her bespoke luxury wedding stationary business, Paper By The Bay!  I knew I had to take photos of her gorgeous designs.  Kelly’s work is elegant, and perfectly crafted. Kelly pays close attention to every detail […]

Editorial, San Diego Weddings, Vendor Feature, Wedding

Dillingham Ranch Wedding Carol Hannah Gown

Dillingham Ranch Wedding Editorial In Oahu, Hawaii

Dillingham Ranch is the perfect historic property  to host your wedding. With 2,700 acres, 19 of which are oceanfront, allow you to create a one-of-a-kind destination wedding. The ranch is situated on the Northern Shores of Oahu, with mountainous views, lush tropical vegetation, and a gorgeous, elegant plantation feel. Not only does Dillingham Ranch serve as a perfect wedding and reception venue, it’s eight bedrooms, spanned across two large wings, make for a stunning, and cozy honeymoon stay. Rolling green pastures with roaming horses add the perfect charm to this already beautiful estate. 

Destination Weddings, Editorial

Los Willows Wedding Venue

Los Willows Wedding Estate | San Diego Wedding Photographer

 Los Willows | San Diego Wedding Venue I’m so honored to have teamed up with this amazing group of vendors to capture such beauty in San Diego. Los Willows Wedding Venue is one of the prettiest San Diego wedding venues! We are all honored to be apart of an editorial team to document this exciting […]

Editorial, San Diego Weddings