Curious how I make wedding photography magic? I have amazing clients! My blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at each couple, introducing you to their spectacular stories, vendor teams and venues. I can’t wait to tell you their love stories. 

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renoda campbell photograhy


Off-Season weddings are becoming more popular due to the influx of more couples getting married. Every summer and fall, love is in the air, and everyone’s mailbox floods with invitations from close friends and family. These seasons have prime weekends that couples opt to get married. You may be thinking about getting married during this […]

The Benefits of Hosting an Off-Season Wedding

LGBTQ Weddings, Weddings

reception table in sunstone winery


As a Santa Barbara inclusive wedding photographer, weddings are all about celebrating your most important day in your own unique way.  I can say – every celebration of love is absolutely magnificent! When couples decide to tailor their nuptials in a way that would reflect their own personality and culture, that makes the celebration even […]

Elegant Filipino Inclusive Wedding | Santa Barbara Woman’s Club


man and woman clasping hands around wedding beads and speaking to officiant


One of the most heartwarming and lovely weddings I have ever seen was Stacey & Hank’s non-traditional, vintage, and romantic wedding at the Madonna Inn. The couple was amazing to work with – there were so many beautiful and emotional moments from the wedding that I will adore for a lifetime.  Till Death Do Us […]

Non-traditional wedding at Madonna Inn

LGBTQ Weddings, Weddings

Bridal party holding their ceremony flowers


LGBT Photography in California “You’re the kind of experience most people wait lifetimes for.” – Anonymous As a couple’s photographer with a special love for LGBT photography, I had the absolute pleasure to be a part of a session that embodies the beauty of LGBTQ love. Love finds its way into the hearts of many people, […]

Ethereal LGBT Couple Photography Session at Pismo Dunes

LGBTQ Weddings

2 women laughing in the sand


Aaron decided to spring a surprise proposal on his girlfriend. He would ask her to marry him in one of their favorite areas, Santa Ynez, CA at Roblar Winery. Aaron and Rebecca dated for about 2 years. Aaron decided it was the perfect time to surprise her with a proposal. He enlisted the help of […]

Surprise proposal at Santa Ynez winery / Aaron + Rebecca / Roblar Winery


Guy on one knee proposing to girlfriend


When a client asks for engagement photos, I have the opportunity to ensnare your most important moments and frame them beautifully in your memory. Whether a milestone or anniversary, photos are an ode to this wonderful chapter of your life. Beatrice and JP, unfortunately, had to postpone their wedding ceremony-reception THREE times only to be […]

California Dreamin’: Santa Barbara Engagement Photos

Engagements, Portraits

engagement couple kissing along a beach cliff - bride has one leg up


Camille + Rob’s elegant garden wedding took place at the Heritage Estates in Arroyo Grande, California. The manicured gardens complimented Camille’s vision with lots of greenery and natural setting. They both love the outdoors, so this was the perfect location for a nature-themed wedding. Camille organized all of the California wedding details while living in […]

Romantic Garden Wedding at Heritage Estates | Camille + Rob


photo so husband and bride-holding the bouquet on green grass


KJ + Alise showed such excitement to take beach wedding photos. Hours before this session, they shared their intimate wedding vows virtually with family, friends and the Santa Barbara Court House. The couple decided to celebrate their wedding photos at a beach. They chose Montana del Oro State Park in Los Osos, California. Montana del […]

LGBTQ Beach Wedding Photos at Montana del Oro State Park in Los Osos, CA

LGBTQ Weddings, Weddings

Two brides on rugged rocks at Montano del Oro State beach beach wedding photos


When an engaged couple considers a winery wedding, you MUST consider a Sunstone Winery wedding! It is one of the most beautiful wineries in Santa Ynez, California and the entire Central Coast of CA. The beautiful vineyards and Tuscan style assist the guest in imagining how it feels to visit Tuscany, Italy. Wedding at Sunstone […]

Sunstone Winery Wedding Photography – Kiely and Curtis


bride and groom walking in winery - sunstone winery


As an intimate wedding photographer in San Luis Obispo, I love it when couples include cultural traditions into their wedding ceremonies and receptions. According to Korean tradition, mandarin ducks stay with their partner for life. When I saw the beautiful gift of two wooden mandarin ducks at the gift table, I became intrigued by cultural […]

Small Garden Wedding in San Luis Obispo Andrea and Tim


close up image of the bride and groom's toasting flutes

Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Wedding Photographer