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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Outfit inspiration for beach family photos

Beach Family Photos At The Hotel Del Coronado

This beautiful family session took place at the magnificent Hotel Del Coronado. It’s a historic hotel that was built 130 years ago, and the architecture hasn’t changed much since then. The iconic hotel has hosted presidents and Hollywood household names, including the one and only Marilyn Monroe. Located across the San Diego Bay from Downtown […]

Coronado Family Photos

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

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

Hotel Del Coronado Family Session | Shot by light and airy photographer, Mandy Ford

Hotel Del Coronado Family Photography In Light Blue & White

If you ask me where the perfect spot for family sessions in San Diego is – I’d definitely Coronado! Aside from the deep blue waters, calm beach waves, and soft sand dunes, it’s home to the Hotel Del. One of the most iconic hotels in San Diego with a rich history and architecture that hasn’t […]

Coronado Family Photos, Portraits

Family photos at the Coronado Beach | San Diego family photographer

Coronado Family Photography At The Hotel Del

If you love everything coastal, you’ll love Coronado! This resort city is located across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego. Home to the quintessential Hotel Del Coronado, this beautiful city boasts soft sand and rich blue sea that are the perfect backdrop for beach family photos. As such, I was so excited when […]

Coronado Family Photos, Portraits

Twin babies portrait | Naples beach family photography

Destination Photographer In Naples, FL | Family Photos

This family portrait session at Naples beach was so sweet! I met Morgan and Ryan when I shot their Baltimore wedding at the Pendry, and I was so fortunate to meet back up and capture their session with their adorable twin boys while in Naples. And if you ask me, Naples has one of the […]

Naples Family Photos