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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Beautiful Sarah Seven Gown Shot By Mandy Ford Photography Building 177

Bldg 177 | San Diego Wedding Venue

About Building 177 Wedding Venue The Historic Building 177 wedding venue in San Diego is one of the most amazing spaces Southern California has to offer! Originally the Naval Library at Liberty Station, it has been newly renovated with airy wood floors and crisp white walls. The vaulted ceilings in the 7000 square ft. space […]

Editorial, Vendor Feature, Wedding

The Prado At Balboa Park Wedding Venue | San Diego Wedding Venue

Balboa Park Wedding Venue San Diego has hundreds of the country’s most beautiful wedding venues. One of the most beautiful venues, in my eyes, is a Balboa Park Wedding. Had Chris and I lived in San Diego at the time of our wedding, The Prado at Balboa Park wedding venue would have been one of […]

San Diego Weddings, Vendor Feature

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