Travel Agents and Destination Weddings Planning a wedding can be stressful, we get it! However, if you are looking to plan a destination wedding, a travel agent may be able to help with some of your biggest pain points. Today we are sharing insight from Alyssa Tobin, a travel agent and 2023 bride currently planning […]

Using a travel agent when planning a destination wedding

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

Are you thinking about eloping in Joshua Tree National Park? With interesting boulder formations, stunning plant life, and sun rises and sunsets that will blow your mind, what better place to say “I do”? If you are considering Joshua Tree National Park for you elopement, but do not know where to start. No worries! In […]

Guide to eloping in Joshua Tree

A bride and groom kiss under a Joshua Tree in Joshua Tree National Park during an elopement photographed by Los Angeles Photographer Photos By Victoria Smith

Everything you need to know about eloping in Palm Springs, California Elope in Palm Springs, California Are you planning on having a Palm Springs Elopement? I am Victoria, your wedding & elopement photographer located in Los Angeles, California. One of my absolute favorite places to photograph is in Palm Springs, California. Palm Springs has so […]

Guide to eloping in Palm Springs

a bride and groom pose during a palm springs elopement at the palm springs windmills

Joshua Tree National Park Elopement Session This elopement session completely has my heart. From the stunning dress to the neutral toned florals this session was quite literally a dream come true. Joshua Tree National Park is a stunning elopement location due to the variety of scenery and landscapes that are sure to make your images […]

Joshua Tree Elopement

a bride and groom pose in Joshua Tree National Park during a destination elopement session with Los Angeles photographer Photos By Victoria Smith

Palm Springs Elopement Vendor Spotlight We have shared some of this elopement shoot at the windmills before, but today we are digging deeper into one of the vendors for this session. I cannot wait to share more about Megan Brown of Mrs Brown’s Floral & Event Specialist. Following this session, I was able to speak […]

Vendor Spotlight Mrs Brown’s Floral & Event Specialist

a pink vintage car in front of the windmills in Palm Springs California with disco balls and vibrant florals for a palm springs elopement

Palm Springs Elopement at the Windmills This was such a fun and unique shoot! If you are looking for inspiration for a Southern California elopement, keep reading to learn more about this vibrant and fun elopement shoot at the windmills in Palm Springs, California. If you are looking for a picturesque location to take elopement […]

Palm Springs Windmill Elopement

a pink vintage car in front of the windmills in Palm Springs California with disco balls and vibrant florals for a palm springs elopement

A Unique Engagement Session When it comes to my couples, I never want to deliver the same gallery twice. I am a firm believer that your images should be as unique as your love story. When you look at your images, of course I want you to think that the images are beautiful and your […]

Engagement Session at Taco Bell

a couple shares a meal at a booth in a Los Angeles Taco Bell during their engagement photo session with Los Angeles Based Photographer Photos By Victoria Smith

Let’s talk about a wedding first look! Should you have one? What if you do not want to have one? These questions and more answered within this blog! What is a wedding first look? A wedding first look is a private moment when the bride and groom see each other for the first time on […]

Should I do a First Look at my wedding?

a bride and groom embrace after their first look

Family Shot List for Wedding Days Does the idea of creating a family portrait shot list make you want to close your laptop and never look back? The feeling of wanting to make sure you include everyone, but also wanting to work with a timeline is enough to really kill the planning mood. This post […]

Wedding Day Family Portrait List

There are so many wonderful Los Angeles photoshoot locations! In today’s blog, I am breaking down a few of my favorites. I will share the location, permitting details and fees, and why I love each location. Let me know your favorite in the comments! Fairview Park Fairview park is a stunning natural location for your […]

Los Angeles Photoshoot Locations