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more than just a photographer

Whether you’re deciding on eloping with just your close friends and family, just the two of you, or your having a full on destination wedding, my job is to help guide you, find amazing spots for you, recommend vendors, give you tips and prep you for the best day of your life! I’m showing up as your friend, cheerleader, and supporter. I’m passionate about creating a relaxed, fun, and intimate experience.

why do i care so much?

Because when everything comes together perfectly on your wedding day : the location, the experience, the timing, the connection with your photographer -it allows me to capture the most authentic, candid, and stunning photos for you to look back on.

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so how does this work?

5 Steps To Your Dream Wedding Day

1. Talk About Your Dream Wedding Day

2. Reserve Your Date

3. Help + Guide You On the Details

4. Your Vision Comes To Life

5. Cherish Your Photos Forever

reach out and we can start

planning your dream wedding day

meet your destination wedding + elopement photographer

ready to capture your love wherever it takes you

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hi there!

I’m Nelly! I’m a traveling wedding photographer based in San Diego, CA .

I didn’t always have this business: shooting amazing humans who are in love, exploring new places, being a part of people’s big day... actually not long ago, you could have found me slinging coffee as your local barista, *although the free coffee was a perk*, I knew I had to pursue my passion. This. Capturing and connecting with people while exploring places is what fuels me, makes me all giddy inside, and continues to keep me curious about the world.

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today you can find me…

Snuggled up at home with my bff/husband Ritchie, drinking another cup of coffee, caring after house plants, reading a good book, cooking up a vegan dinner, taking walks by the beach, and camping with our friends + family,

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fun facts:

I’m bilingual (spanish), I love shooting on film cameras, when I was a kid I wanted to be an archeologist in Egypt, Neil Young’s Heart of Gold is my favorite song, and I’m kinda obsessed with spending more time outside.

contact me to capture your dream wedding day