A Balboa Park Engagement Session | San Diego, CA Being asked by two of your closest friends to photograph their wedding day is the ultimate honor as a business owner, so you can definitely say that I had been looking forward to Ally and Ralen’s Balboa Park engagement session for a while. We began the […]

Balboa Park Engagement - Jade Maria Photography


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Quail Haven Farm | Vista, CA Working with other creatives in the industry is one of my favorite things about being a photographer. When a friend of mine, Amanda of Events By Condie asked if I would photograph a wedding inspiration styled shoot at the beautiful Quail Haven Farm, I of course agreed! Along with […]

Boho Chic Wedding - Quail Haven Farm, Vista CA


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Tumbleweed Sanctuary Garden & Labyrinth | Joshua Tree, CA It has been about 9 months since I attended this Joshua Tree shoot, hosted by Styled Shoots Across America, so I figured I should probably finally get around to blogging it! I’ve always been drawn to desert scenery, so when I heard about the opportunity to […]

Joshua Tree Boho Wedding Inspiration


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A David L. Baker Golf Course Wedding | Fountain Valley, CA When I met Matthew & Katie at their engagement session last March, I knew right away that their David L. Baker wedding was going to be amazing! Hearing about how much thought went into Matthew’s proposal to Katie – you just know how much […]

David L. Baker Golf Club Wedding


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A La Jolla Beach Engagement Session | San Diego CA When you have a gorgeous couple, the cutest dog, soft colors, and the BEACH, you best believe I am in photographer HEAVEN! Sophia and Ryan chose to start their engagement session at the famous “secret” swing. In all the years I’ve lived in San Diego […]

La Jolla Beach engagement - Jade Maria Photography


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And with a blink of an eye, my baby girl is two years old! It’s been a while since I got in front of the camera with her, so I decided to do a quick “mommy & me” session in honor of her second year of life. If you know Evie, you know that it […]

Two year old mommy & me portraits


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After my scheduled spring mini sessions in Scripps Ranch were rained out in May, I’ve been getting to the rescheduled shoots this month, including this adorable family of 3 (almost 4!) It seems like yesterday that I was photographing this family’s maternity photos when Amy was pregnant with their first guy! Now, they’re expecting their […]

Scripps Ranch Maternity Family


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I absolutely love photographing two people in love, whether it’s during a wedding, engagement session, or “just because” during sweetheart sessions! Amanda & Steve and their two incredibly well-behaved, sweet dogs met up with me in one of my favorite areas in Rancho Peñasquitos. We had to reschedule a couple of times over the past […]

PQ Sweetheart session with dogs, San Diego


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So excited to share photos from Arianna’s Iron Mountain, Poway maternity session! I’ve had the absolute pleasure of photographing Arianna’s engagement photos, wedding, family portraits, and now, maternity photos! Arianna and Johny are expecting their second son in July, and I feel so honored to have documented so many special moments of their lives! I […]


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I met Katie & Matthew back in March, when we met up at the David L. Baker Golf Club in Fountain Valley. We walked around their wedding venue for about an hour as we chatted and snapped some photos in between. The sweet couple radiated so much joy in their photos, and I *especially* loved […]


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