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I'm Mandy - A San Diego wedding photographer specializing in fine-art wedding 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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Hyatt Lake Tahoe Wedding Venue

I absolutely love shooting at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe and I couldn’t have been more honored! The Hyatt offers multiple venue spaces for a truly one-of-a-kind experience. My favorite ceremony location is the Lakeside Cottage Green, with surrounding cocktail tables for a shady place to socialize after the ceremony.

Brides can also choose to get married on the beach for a true Tahoe blue experience. Furthermore, the Hyatt Lake Tahoe wedding venue offers the most stunning Lakefront Ballroom. This is a picturesque slice of paradise, and the glass windows on one side of the ballroom offer the most stunning sunset views.

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Lakefront Cottage

I love the feel of the Hyatt Regency Lakefront Cottage where Jayde and Evan chose to get ready. With their distressed hardwood, industrial light fixtures, and ALL the white shiplap, I couldn’t have chosen a better place to take photos. We couldn’t have lucked out more with a sunny day. Sun is the best in Tahoe because it brings out blue tones only visible on a clear day, and the cotton candy clouds added some drama. 

Jayde and Evan

The couple met at Cal state, but didn’t go on a date for quite some time. When Evan asked Jayde out, she made it very clear that she would only go for ONE drink with him. Three hours later, they were still chatting away… the rest is history! As their relationship developed, they decided to take it a step further, and they moved to Oregon. Prior to leaving Southern California, Evan took Jayde on a helicopter ride at Catalina Island. Little did she know, he conspired with the pilot beforehand, and he dropped them off at a private location on the island. This is where Evan got down one one knee, and of course Jayde said YES!

The Proposal

When I first spoke with the couple and heard the story of their proposal, I was worried nothing would top the views from their stunning engagement. They couldn’t have chosen a better venue, and a more talented team of vendors to prove my notion wrong! Lake Tahoe proved to be the perfect backdrop, halfway between their Southern California roots, and Oregon home.

Photographer: Mandy Ford Photography // Venue: Hyatt Lake Tahoe // Floral Design: Petal To The Metal Reno // Hair: Emily Scott Hair // Makeup: Taryn Passifione Makeup // Videography: Chair 7 Films // 2nd Shooter: Rachel Rooney // Assistant: Isabella Miller // Stationary: Minted // Dress: Katie May

Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer – Mandy Ford Photography

If you like what you’ve seen and you’re interested in booking a wedding photographer, please contact Mandy to learn more.  Mandy specializes in fine-art film hybrid photography. With this in mind, she aims to produce bright and airy, timeless images in a relaxed setting. Presently, Mandy resides in San Diego, California, and documents love stories nationwide.

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I'm Mandy - A San Diego wedding photographer specializing in fine-art wedding 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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