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Welcome to our blog. This is a journal where we share our work, we're so grateful for each of our couples. Stay a while and enjoy!

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Samantha & Matthew’s castle engagement session was one for the books. We couldn’t be more excited for them getting married after dating for 10 years. And they even brought along their new puppy Remy for a few shots! The evening was complete with the most perfect sunset Napa Valley has to offer. We are counting […]

Romantic Castle Engagement Session

Jul 9, 2019

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MOUNT PALOMAR WINERY WEDDING FEATURED ON WEDDING CHICKS! Hi all, Dani here! I hope you are all celebrating this beautiful time of year! With the recent rain, this season is one of my favorites since everything is wonderfully lush and so so green. Recently, our team had the most wonderful time capturing Danah & Kory’s magical Mount Palomar […]

Danah & Kory’s Mount Palomar Winery Wedding

Jun 26, 2019

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MARAVILLA GARDENS WEDDING FEATURED ON STYLE ME PRETTY! Hi all, Dani here. Recently, I had the pleasure of capturing Michelle & Daniel’s stunning blush-infused wedding at Maravilla Gardens in Ventura, California. The venue itself is such an amazing setting, with endless amounts of colorful flowers, a pair of doves, a view of vegetable fields, and the […]

Blush-Inspired Wedding at Maravilla Gardens in Ventura, California

May 8, 2019

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We are so excited to announce our summer internship program for 2019! Our team at Dear Lovers has been growing and with our growth, we’d absolutely love to bring on an intern to mentor and offer assistance. Our internship will offer an exciting opportunity for someone to learn business, photography, marketing and social media in […]

2019 Summer Internship

May 7, 2019

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KLENTNER RANCH WEDDING FEATURED ON STYLE ME PRETTY! We have such a love for autumn weddings. This subdued fall wedding, with timeless details and warmth, was one of our favorite weddings we’ve ever had the joy of capturing. Nestled in the foothills of Santa Barbara, Klentner Ranch’s blossoming garden, lemon grove and european charm offered […]

Klentner Ranch Wedding | Britney & John

Mar 19, 2019

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 We are so happy to have finally found a filmmaker that is able to match the aesthetic and timeless nature of the rest of our work. Jaime of Dear Lovers Films is just that. The opportunity to truly collaborate with a consistent team and create a seamless finished product is priceless. – Andrew & Anna […]

Jaime of Dear Lovers Films – Why I make wedding day stories

Feb 14, 2019

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Hi all, Dani here! This past summer, James and I had the pleasure of photographing Lisa & Julien’s gorgeous seaside wedding at Hacienda Loma, a private estate in the heart of Sunset Cliffs. Planned by the amazing Karina of Couture Events, their ceremony and reception was adorned in luminous white florals, lemons galore, and the […]

Golden Seaside Hacienda Loma Wedding

Feb 8, 2019

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Make sure you enter into our engagement shoot giveaway! We love engagement sessions, and you should too! If you’re still on the fence about getting one read this blog post from last year! But let’s assume for a minute that you have already booked a session(or won one!) and now you are wanting to know […]

Engagement Photography Tips! + Session Giveaway!

Feb 4, 2019

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Beauty Bespoken Editorial Shoot featured on Wedding Sparrow! From stylist, Aly Ann Events: “Nestled in the heart of downtown San Diego, Studio 710 was the perfect setting for Dear Lovers Photography to capture the natural light on film. The husband and wife team strategically styled the models to showcase the simple elegance of this creative space. We drew […]

Beauty Bespoken Bridal Editorial

Jan 23, 2019

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Elegant and romantic outdoor wedding featured on Magnolia Rouge Elegant outdoor weddings with incredibly kind Brides and Grooms are our absolute favorite. Hillary and Aaron’s Rancho Bernardo Inn Wedding was exactly that; classic and clean. With their ceremony taking place in the rose garden and reception under the trees.   This day could not have […]

Hillary & Aaron Rancho Bernardo Inn Wedding

Jan 22, 2019

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