Filed in : Weddings

This editorial was inspired by the beauty and texture of lilac. We wanted to keep that theme present throughout the entire day – from the paper goods to the delicate appliques on the Calla Blanche gown. Unoaked did an outstanding job making sure each individual component came together effortlessly to fit our overall vision. Melissa, […]

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Lilac Infused Wedding Editorial

February 5, 2020

Filed in : Weddings

We were thrilled to have this very special inspirational shoot featured on Magnolia Rouge. More about the editorial: Our groom wore a blue tux from Friar Tux to accentuate the main color from our desired palette. We wanted to make sure all of the elements were centered around the beautiful view. For the ceremony scene, Sweet […]

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Amalfi Coast Inspired Elopement

January 9, 2020

Filed in : Engagements

Lauren and Jonah are the sweetest pair.  I actually photographed Jonah’s sister’s wedding a few years back so to be photographing Jonah’s wedding now is very special.  I absolutely love it when my couples are up for an adventure and these two definitely were!  We drove up to the picturesque Santa Ynez for their engagement […]

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Lauren & Jonah | Santa Ynez Engagement

December 10, 2019

Filed in : Weddings

Photographer MALLORY DAWN PHOTOGRAPHY|Mentor Photographer HEATHER PAYNE|Planning, design & florals ZIMMERMAN EVENTS|Venue SUNSTONE WINERY|Bridal gown LEE GREBENAU|Bridal boutique KINSLEY JAMES COUTURE BRIDAL|Shoes BELLA BELLE SHOES|Hair & make-up KAKKI JONES|Jeweller SUSIE SALTZMAN|Robe & veil KINSLEY JAMES COUTURE BRIDAL|Stationery PAPER BIRCH DESIGNS|Cake LELE PATISSERIE|Tux THE BLACK TUX|Ribbons SILK AND WILLOW|Rentals THE TENT MERCHANT|Car SANTA BARBARA SPEEDSTER

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Sunstone Winery Wedding Editorial

October 30, 2019

Filed in : Portraits

When Troy and Aimee asked me to take their family photos this year, I was so excited.  It is always extra special when people in the wedding industry ask you to photograph them.  You may recognize this talented husband and wife team because they have their own incredibly successful photography business.  If you haven’t seen […]

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The Grovers | Orange County, Ca

October 21, 2019

Filed in : Weddings

These two traveled all the way from Hong Kong to get married in California!  Natalie and Lung were two of the sweetest people and were just so happy to be married which was so beautiful to witness.  It was such a pleasure getting to know them during their session at Greystone Mansion in August.  Congratulations […]

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Natalie & Lung | Greystone Mansion

August 26, 2019

Filed in : Engagements, Portraits

Natalie and Brian were visiting sunny southern California from the east coast and wanted to document their time with a portrait session at Sunset Cliffs!  We had the most dreamy light for their session which we were all in awe of.  These two were up for the adventure which made for such a fun session.  […]

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Natalie & Brian | Sunset Cliffs

August 25, 2019

Filed in : Weddings

Amy and Kenny are truly one of the sweetest couples I have ever had the honor of photographing.  I think I teared up at their wedding more than I ever have.  Their love is so pure and it is so clear they complete each other.  I am so excited to share some of my favorites […]

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Amy & Kenny | DTLA Wedding

August 20, 2019

Filed in : Weddings

I had the pleasure of photographing Nectar + Bloom’s recent 1:1 mentor session in San Diego.  Jen is so incredibly talented, so when she asked me if I would document their session I was thrilled.  I mean, just look at what she and her mentee created!  See more of Jen’s work here! Floristry Class + […]

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Nectar + Bloom | Floral Inspiration

August 7, 2019