Filed in : Weddings

Joy & Xin are from Canada and decided they wanted to elope to someplace warm – so they chose Santa Barbara!  I absolutely love Santa Barbara and think it is full of so much beauty, so I think they made a wise choice!  They said “I do” during a very intimate ceremony at Villa Verano, […]

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Joy & Xin | Intimate Santa Barbara Elopement

November 3, 2018

Filed in : Weddings

Amy and Jordan are two of the sweetest people ever. They are overflowing with love and positive energy and their wedding day was one for the books. Something very unique and special about their wedding was during the couple’s first dance. They had chosen the song ‘Take My Hand (The Wedding Song)’ by Emily Hackett which is […]

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Amy & Jordan | Estate on Second Wedding

October 3, 2018

Filed in : Personal

Earlier this summer my husband Jared and I decided to take a road trip with our dog, Mae up to Seattle, WA! Jared goes to Seattle every so often for work so we thought it would be a fun trip up the coast.  Jared and I aren’t huge travelers so this was a big adventure […]

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Road trip | Southern California to Seattle

August 20, 2018

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

Filed in : Weddings

Photography: Mallory Dawn Photography Venue: The Secret Gardens Catering: A Fork Full of Earth Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas Videography: Paige 9 Productions Florals: Kristen Motooka DJ: Runaway DJ Baker: Twisted Donuts & Coffee Bridal gown: BHLDN Ring Box: The Mrs. Box Film lab: Goodman Film Lab  

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Jessica & Jason | Secret Gardens Northern California Wedding

April 17, 2018

Filed in : Engagements

Kestrel Park, tucked away in the rolling hills of Santa Ynez was the absolute perfect backdrop for Alex and Scott’s engagement session. We had a wonderful time exploring all corners of the magical venue and ended their session in the middle of golden hills as the sun was setting behind them. I am so excited […]

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Alex & Scott | Kestrel Park Engagement

March 20, 2018

Filed in : Weddings

  photographer: Mallory Dawn Photography / venue: The Retreat at Cool Spring / stylist & designer: East Made Event Company / floral designer: La Fleur du Jour / hair & makeup: Emily Artistry / calligraphy: Signora e Mare / lingerie & veils: Girl & A Serious Dream / rentals: White Glove Rentals / headpieces: Enchanted Atelier by Liv Hart / rings: Susie Saltzman / garters: […]

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Virginia Wedding Inspiration

December 20, 2017

Filed in : Weddings

When Katie & Tyler asked me to photograph their wedding, I was thrilled.  They are one strong couple, and I felt honored they wanted me to capture one of the most important days of their lives.  They were married at Ole Hanson Beach Club in San Clemente, CA overlooking the beautiful ocean.  I hope you […]

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Katie & Tyler | Ole Hanson Beach Wedding

December 6, 2017

Filed in : Engagements

These two are definitely the adventurous pair! I knew they would be up for any location for their engagement session – and the sand dunes was just the perfect place! Their epic engagement session was featured on 100 Layer Cake and The White Wren.  These beautiful florals were designed by the incredibly talented Penelope Pots […]

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Raquel & Christopher | San Dune Engagement

November 2, 2017