How to get married in the Mural Room For couples seeking a wedding venue that combines history, art, and timeless elegance, the Santa Barbara Mural Room offers a truly enchanting backdrop. In this guide, we’ll take you through the steps of turning your dream of getting married in the Mural Room into a reality, ensuring […]

A Guide to Getting Married in the Santa Barbara Mural Room

a bride and groom face one another during their wedding ceremony in the Santa Barbara Courthouse mural room

A Guide to getting married in Santa Barbara, California As a Los Angeles-based wedding and elopement photographer, I’ve had the pleasure of capturing love stories in hundreds of breathtaking locations. One place that holds a special charm for couples seeking a romantic backdrop for their nuptials is none other than the enchanting coastal city of […]

A Photographer’s Guide to Getting Married in Santa Barbara

The Hilton in Santa Barbara on a sunny day

Taco Bell Wedding In Vegas When it comes to memorable weddings, Las Vegas has always been a top choice for couples looking for an unconventional and exciting experience. In recent years, one venue has stood out as the ultimate destination for those who want to say “I do” with a side of delicious tacos and […]

Getting Married at the Taco Bell Cantina in Vegas

A Magical Backyard Wedding in Monrovia, California When it comes to weddings, there’s something undeniably magical about a backyard celebration. Picture this: the warm Californian sun, a charming backyard, and love in the air. That’s exactly what happened at a recent wedding in Monrovia, California, where a bride and groom turned their backyard into a […]

Backyard wedding in Southern California

a bridal air bnb in Monrovia CA

When it comes to tying the knot, couples have more options than ever before. Do you find yourself wondering “Should I elope or have a traditional wedding?”? You are not alone! Gone are the days when a big, traditional wedding was the only way to say “I do.” Today, many couples are opting for a […]

Should I elope or have a traditional wedding?

a bride and groom pose during a palm springs elopement in front of a pink classic car with vibrant florals

Hey there, adventurous souls and free-spirited lovebirds! Victoria here! Your Los Angeles based elopement and couples photographer. Thinking of ditching the big white wedding and opting for an intimate elopement instead? You’re about to embark on a journey filled with spontaneity, romance, and a touch of magic. But fear not, because I have got your […]

Top 10 Elopement Planning Tips

a bride and groom pose in an open space with Joshua Trees in Joshua Tree National Park

Hey there, lovebirds and soon-to-be hitched couples! If you’ve got a shiny new engagement ring on your finger and wedding planning is in full swing, don’t forget to pencil in an engagement session with your trusty Los Angeles wedding photographer. You might be wondering, “Do we really need an engagement shoot?” Well, buckle up, because […]

Why Book a Los Angeles Engagement Session?

a couple poses on a beach during an engagement session with Los Angeles Photographer Photos By Victoria Smith at Newport beach

Are you considering getting married in Palm Springs, California? You are in the right place! Palm Springs is an absolutely stunning background for any event. Today I will be sharing images and details from a recent wedding at The Club at Morningside. As I am sure you can already tell, The Club at Morningside is […]

Palm Springs Wedding

Are you considering having a beach engagement session in the Los Angeles area? Los Angeles is centrally located to several beach locations making the beach a desirable setting for a photo shoot. As a Los Angeles wedding and couples photographer, I spend my fair share of days on the beach documenting love stories. Keep reading […]

3 Tips for Beach Engagement Sessions

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Now that you and your partner are engaged (yay!!) it’s time to document the occasion with an engagement photoshoot. But where do you even begin? There are so many Pinterest worthy photos and inspiration blogs out there that it can be a challenge to plan a photo shoot that is unique to you and your […]

Ways to Make Your Engagement Session Unique

a couple shares a meal during an engagement session at taco bell with los angeles based photographer photos by victoria smith The couple sits at a taco bell table and enjoys a fast food lunch in a booth at taco bell in Los Angeles