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When I think of springtime, some things that often come to mind are: flowers, butterflies, and bright colors. Fortunately, this beautiful wedding inspiration shoot at Las Mariposas Estate features all of those things – it was exactly what I needed to kick off the spring season! This gorgeous venue, located at a private estate in […]

Las Mariposas wedding - San Diego Wedding Photographer

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The beginning of spring, which means it’s an excuse to get my little cutie in front of the camera for an impromptu shoot! I grabbed a hat, dress, basket, and some Trader Joe’s flowers, and walked over to a nearby open field down the street from our house. A quick 10 minute photo session turned […]

Springtime portraits - San Diego photographer Jade Maria Photography

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I adore when clients choose locations for their sessions that I love so much, which is why I can’t wait to share these romantic sunrise Sunset Cliffs portraits! Brianne reached out to me about photographing her and her fiance, Drew, the morning before they drove up to say their “I dos” at the Orange County […]

Sunset Cliffs romantic portraits - San Diego Photographer

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Ready to see one of my absolute favorite shoots of all time?! So very excited to share this stunner of a “just because” sweetheart shoot in one of the best locations in all of San Diego county – Blacks Beach in La Jolla. Whenever clients agree to trying out this location, I think I literally […]

La Jolla Blacks Beach Couples Session

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This year was turned upside down, to say the least, with traditional weddings not being permitted, the new norm has been to forgo large celebrations, and instead embrace intimate ceremonies that celebrate what’s important – LOVE. Another highlight from my year was Janzel and Anthony’s beautiful downtown San Diego waterfront courthouse wedding ceremony. After an […]

San Diego courthouse wedding ceremony

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This year’s Fall Mini Sessions were such a huge success, and I’m so excited to begin sharing some highlights from my shoots! First up is this beautiful family portrait session in the Coronado Sand Dunes. The Cortes family has quickly become one of my most photographed families – I have had the honor of photographing […]

Coronado Dunes Family Photography

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Get ready for one of my favorite sessions to date – Natalie and Shane’s romantic Blacks Beach engagement session. I had an incredibly difficult time narrowing down photos to share from this shoot because I love each and every image! From the moment that I met with this sweet couple over the phone (I would […]

Blacks Beach San Diego engagement - San Diego Photographer

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Sharing something a little out of the ordinary for me this week – an epic senior portrait session in the Glamis Sand Dunes! Although I do not specialize in senior portraits, I always knew that I would be photographing my sister’s portraits when the day came. Because I was 13 when she was born, we […]

Glamis Sand Dunes Senior Portraits - San Diego Photographer

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Sophia & Ryan were originally supposed to say their “I Dos” in April, just a few weeks after the whole country went on lockdown. After months of uncertainty, they decided that nothing was going to stop them from from becoming husband and wife, and chose to go ahead with a “micro wedding” at the beautiful […]

Cape Rey Carlsbad Wedding - San Diego Photographer

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When the Chung family reached out to me to photograph their Hotel del Coronado family portraits while they were visiting San Diego, I was so excited to get back out to my favorite beach! Coronado beach is one of my absolute favorite locations because the beach is so expansive and the sand is so soft […]

Hotel Del Coronado Family Photos

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