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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Candid bride and groom portrait in sunglasses | Shot by Mandy Ford Photography

A Resort at Squaw Creek Wedding | Lake Tahoe Wedding Photos On Film

Reilly and John’s wedding was one for the books! They were extremely fun and exciting which reflected on how unique and bright the event was! They chose to host their big day at the beautiful Resort at Squaw Creek. It’s an award-winning resort with an idyllic mountain setting at the foot of Olympic Valley, just […]

Lake Tahoe Wedding, Wedding

Lakeside wedding venue | West Shore Cafe

Lakeside West Shore Cafe Lake Tahoe Wedding | Jennifer and Matt

Jennifer and Matt were the sweetest couple! They chose to host their big day at the beautiful West Shore Cafe & Inn at Lake Tahoe. This jaw-dropping venue is located in Sierra Nevada, straddling the border of California and Nevada. Known for its icy blue waters and mountain views, Lake Tahoe is the perfect lakeside […]

Lake Tahoe Wedding, Wedding

Bride and groom portrait inspiration | Solomons Maryland wedding venue

Solomons Maryland Wedding | A Classic Estate Wedding With Sailcloth Tent

Marissa and Devin had the loveliest backyard wedding! They chose to host their big day at Marissa’s parents’ estate at Solomons Island where she was raised. This beautiful town is a major boating center located at the mouth of the Patuxent River, in southern Calvert County, Maryland. With its pristine waters and islands, the Solomons […]

Destination Weddings

White and lush greenery florals | Bridal bouquet inspiration

Garden Wedding At The Glen Ellen Farm | Brett & Meghan

Brett and Meghan were the sweetest couple! They hosted their wedding at the Glen Ellen Farm, a beautiful garden venue located in the town of Ijamsville, within the rolling hills of Frederick County, Maryland, and just 55 minutes away from the DC metro area. Take a look at some of my favorites from their big […]

Destination Weddings

White flowers and greenery table piece | Wedding decor ideas

Rancho Bernardo Inn Wedding | San Diego Venue | Heather And Jason

Jason and Heather’s sunset engagement session was definitely one to remember! And I’m so honored to have shot their wedding as well! They chose to host their big day at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, an elegant venue in North County, San Diego, perfect for their classic southern California wedding. Check out some of my favorites! […]

San Diego Weddings, Wedding

Backless lace bridal gown inspiration | Half up half down bridal hairstyle ideas

Dusty Blue Wedding At BRICK Wedding Venue In San Diego | Irene and Andrew

Irene and Andrew’s day was so serene and relaxed! It was held at the BRICK, a wedding venue in Historic Liberty Station, San Diego. The combination of red brick walls, ample natural light and expansive ceilings created a stunning ambiance, which accented the shades of dusty blue and dove gray in the most charming fashion. […]

San Diego Weddings