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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Lake TaLake Tahoe Wedding Photographerhoe Engagement Photos

Lake Tahoe Cave Rock Engagement Photos

Lake Tahoe Cave Rock Engagement Photos I was so excited to finally get to meet Ryan and Jamie for their Lake Tahoe Cave Rock engagement photos! These two are from Northern California and I’m so excited to shoot their Club Del Monte wedding at the Naval Postgraduate School next August in Monterey! We chose this […]

Engagement, Lake Tahoe Engagement Photos

Mission Bay Engagement Session On A Yacht

San Diego Bay Engagement Photos On A Yacht

San Diego Bay Engagement Photos What a more perfect way to create magical San Diego Bay Engagement Photos than by chartering a yacht or sailboat? I’m all about creating real, genuine memories during your shoot, so when Anna and Phil came to me, we knew we had to go all out and give them the […]

Elopement, San Diego Engagement Photos, San Diego Weddings, Wedding

Couple Kissing At Sunset Cliffs Engagement Photos

Sunset Cliffs Engagement Photos | Kenneth and Stephanie

Sunset Cliffs Engagement Photos You know those times when you meet someone, immediately click, and it feels like you’ve known them for years? That’s how I would describe my engagement photo session with Stephanie and Kenneth. They laughed SO much during their Sunset Cliffs engagement photos. By the end, I felt as though I was hanging […]

Engagement, San Diego Engagement Photos

La Jolla Engagement Photos Couple Embracing

Griggs Boathouse Engagement Photos | Ryan and Dawn

Columbus Engagement Photos When Dawn and Ryan decided on a location for their engagement photos, to say I was thrilled with their choice would be an understatement. The Griggs Boathouse, on the campus of The Ohio State University, flaunts a picturesque scene situated along the shores of the Scioto River. With the stunning backdrop, the couple’s […]


Hotel Del Coronado Beach Views

Coronado Engagement Photos At The Hotel Del Coronado

Coronado Beach Engagement Photos While we crossed our fingers for sun, when the day arrived for Nancy and Nick’s engagement photo session, what we got was overcast and chilly. For some couples, this might be a problem. But Nancy and Nick, who chose the Hotel Del Coronado for the occasion, found opportunity. Nancy and Nick These two […]

Engagement, San Diego Engagement Photos

San Diego Engagement Photos In Love

San Diego Engagement Photos At The Imperial Beach Pier | Justin and Jaclyn

San Diego Engagement Photos Since most of my work features mountainous Lake Tahoe and Truckee, I really wanted to take some San Diego Engagement Photos to put into my portfolio. I asked my friends Jaclyn and Justin to help out, and I’m so thankful they said yes!  They chose the beautiful Imperial Beach Pier and […]

Engagement, San Diego Engagement Photos