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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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

Unique wedding decor inspiration | Shot by light and airy San Diego wedding photographer, Mandy Ford

San Diego Terra Cotta and Blush Wedding | Sammy and Rob

Sammy and Rob had the most beautiful San Diego terra cotta and blush themed wedding! They chose to host their big day at a Spanish-style private estate with the most epic scenery of rolling hills. The nude tones of the venue blended so well with the hints of blush and terra cotta colors. The fantastic […]

San Diego Weddings, Wedding

Long sleeve bridal gown with deep neckline inspiration | L'Auberge Del Mar wedding

Intimate L’Auberge Del Mar Wedding | Heather and Justin

Heather and Justin, the sweetest couple, had the most beautiful and intimate San Diego wedding! It was held at the L’Auberge, a luxury resort located in the heart of Del Mar. The venue overlooks the Pacific Ocean from one of Southern California’s most scenic coastal villages. That said, I was thrilled when I heard they […]

San Diego Weddings, Wedding