San Diego Photographer

get to know mandy  ⟶

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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Best place to elope in San Diego, light and airy engagement photos at Sunset Cliffs

Sunset Cliffs Engagement Session | Jacqueline and Zach

This lovely Sunset Cliffs engagement session has all the dreamy vibes. I was so worried for Jacqueline and Zach because the weather all day was drizzling and overcast. Right as we arrived, the sun began to peek out after we spent the day worrying. Jacqueline and Zach are doing long distance right now, so a […]

Elopement, Engagement, San Diego Engagement Photos, Uncategorized

Hotel Del Coronado Family Photos | White Romper Wardrobe Inspiration

Hotel Del Family Photos In Coronado | Fort Family

These Hotel Del family photos in Coronado were so lovely! We couldn’t have timed the session more perfectly because they escaped an Arizona heat wave. Christine and Zach contacted me about their vacation family photos in Coronado and I couldn’t wait to meet their family! They have a one year old daughter, Olivia and we […]

Coronado Family Photos, Portraits, San Diego Family Portraits, Uncategorized

Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer | Engagement Photos

Lake Tahoe Sunset Engagement Photos

When Kim and Viet reached out for their Lake Tahoe sunset engagement photos, I was SO excited! I knew immediately from the photos they shared and the way they spoke that they’d be down to hike to one of my favorite top secret beaches! Selfishly, I love this beach because it’s where Chris and I […]

Engagement, Lake Tahoe Engagement Photos, Uncategorized

Lake tahoe family portraits

Berg Family | Lake Tahoe Photographer

Berg Family | Lake Tahoe Family Photographer


Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer | Jayde and Evan Engagement

Jayde and Evan flew down from Portland for a weekend of Tahoe wedding planning, and they couldn’t have timed it more perfectly. There was a calmness at the harbor that I’ve never felt before – despite Teddy’s obnoxious barks off in the distance! (Side note – he literally ran through a small wedding party to say hi) 

Engagement, Lake Tahoe Engagement Photos, Uncategorized