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 : 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 : Engagements

Amy and Kenny chose Malibu for their engagement session, and I was completely on board.  Both of the two locations they decided on were just so beautiful so we had no problems getting some epic shots for their session.  It was so wonderful getting to know the two of them more and learn more about […]

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Amy & Kenny | Malibu Engagement

July 16, 2019

sunset cliffs engagement session

Filed in : Engagements

These two chose to have their engagement session at a super iconic spot in San Diego, Sunset Cliffs.  The views are always breathtakingly beautiful!  Ashlyn & Myron brought their adorable mini golden retriever puppy to the shoot as well!  How adorable is he?  Blue Ladder Botany created a whimsical bouquet for Ashlyn to hold which […]

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Ashlyn & Myron | Sunset Cliffs Engagement

June 20, 2019

Filed in : Engagements

Kristine & Matthew were visiting California over the holidays and wanted to do their engagement session by the beach because it is where Matthew grew up.  Who wouldn’t want some beautiful photos in the California sunshine??  The talented Native Poppy created a gorgeous, fun bouquet for Kristine which I loved.  Congratulations Kristine & Matthew!  I […]

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Kristine & Matthew | Torrey Pines Engagement

March 24, 2019

Filed in : Portraits

When Kayla, owner of Love Sparkle Pretty asked me to photograph her family, I was so excited.  Kayla and I met a few years ago when we collaborated on an editorial together.  We immediately hit it off and have kept in touch ever since.  We also have been able to continue to work together since […]

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Leppelman Family | San Clemente, CA

March 11, 2019

Filed in : Weddings

Surrounded by their closest friends and family, Tisha & Paul said “I do” at the beautiful Rancho Las Lomas. Their wedding was classic and elegant, showcasing a soft and delicate color palette. Flowers by Mae Mae created multiple stunning arrangements for their special day, including the ceremony arch which was a sight to see. Rancho […]

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Tisha & Paul | Rancho Las Lomas Wedding

January 30, 2019

Filed in : Engagements

Photography: Mallory Dawn Photography Hair & Makeup: Luong Lasting Florals: Blue Ladder Botany Film Lab: Goodman Film Lab

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Irene & Michael | Sunset Cliffs Engagement

May 11, 2018