Filed in : Weddings

We dreamed up some serious springtime inspiration and it came to life at Wingate! The bride wore a blush-hued floral silk ball gown with shoulder bows from Emily Kotarski Bridal, paired with a classic black tux for the groom styled by M. Dumas & Sons, accessorized with a furry companion in a floral collar, Honey […]

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South Carolina Wedding Inspiration

June 23, 2020

Filed in : Weddings

Located in sunny Southern California, Vista Valley Country Club was the perfect setting for this Tuscan inspired editorial. Featuring lush florals, soft textures, and real emotion.  Blue Ladder Botany is a floral genius and put together some stunning floral arrangements that were simply a work of art. Kohnur did such an incredible job creating a timeless look for our […]

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Tuscan Wedding Inspiration at Vista Valley

March 17, 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 : 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

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

Filed in : Weddings

We came across a beautiful local trail that perfectly embodied our vision, a field of overgrown, golden grass, kissed by the gentle rays of California sunshine. To further our vision, our beautiful bride wore a lovely Carol Hannah gown, simple in design, but it created such breathtaking movements as she made her way through the hills. Stacey Alyson […]

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California Hills Editorial

August 7, 2019