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Home to My Favorite Couples, Stories, and Planning Resources for Southern California + Beyond 

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My hope is for you to dive in and gather inspiration for your own engagement session, wedding, or elopement! You can find in-depth planning resources, real couple stories, and an extensive view of my portfolio. Happy reading!

Category: Couples, Portraits

Sterling and Chelsea’s sunrise photos at Joshua Tree National Park made me fall in LOVE with shooting during the quiet, beautiful morning hours. Couples usually tend to opt for golden-hour sunset photos here in the desert, but I’m so glad we planned a sunrise session for these two. Whether you’re newly engaged or want “just […]

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I will never pass up an opportunity to head to San Diego, especially when it’s for Jess and Chance! After photographing their one-year vow renewal in Joshua Tree and getting to know their wonderful, creative personalities, I couldn’t WAIT to have them in front of my camera again. If you’re looking for San Diego engagement/couples […]

 Category : Lifestyle, Portraits

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I don’t photograph maternity sessions as often as engagements and weddings, but when I do, they’re as sweet and special as Belen and Jerrit’s! Belen was absolutely glowing on and off the camera, making my job as her maternity photographer incredibly easy. If you’re looking for Southern California maternity session inspiration, you’ll love these photos! […]

Hi! I’m Mattie - Your Animal-Obsessed, Adventure-Seeking, Travel-Enthusiast Southern California Wedding Photographer

I’ve been on both sides of the lens, and it’s my mission to capture the unscripted, genuine moments of your special day! I pour my heart into taking (and editing) your photos to give you epic portraits that you’ll cherish forever. Whether it’s a mountain-top elopement or a cozy backyard ceremony, I’m all in. Let’s plan something that is uniquely yours, filled with laughter, love, and maybe a few happy tears - mine included!

Think of me as your right-hand girl for planning an intimate, nature-focused, or non-traditional wedding or elopement.

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Destination Weddings

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