you deserve to be

fully present

The best day of your life will be over in the blink of an eye. As a SoCal wedding photographer, I give you an experience that puts you at ease, while I capture everything in an honest, candid way to bring you right back to these special moments so you can relive them forever.

socal Wedding Photographer

I'm Karissa, a wedding photographer in SoCal that is so obsessed with my job!
I LOVE my couples to pieces and can't believe I have the honor of capturing the best day of their lives! *pinching myself everyday*  Besides delivering beautiful, candid photos that are true to them, it is most important to me that their day is so joyful & stress-free so they can focus on what truly matters! 

I pretty much become besties with my clients and that helps make the photos and the overall experience amazing!



I cannot wait to get to know you!

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hello friend!

i care about you &  

your memories so much

Being a wedding photographer is SO much more to me than just showing up and taking pictures. I care deeply about YOU, your story, and your marriage, not just your wedding day. 

"Oh. My. Gosh. Where do I begin?! First of all, she is such a bright spirit and overall wonderful person to get to know and spend lots of time with. 
Her services are out of this world and she promises to be more than just a photographer, which is held true from experience! Karissa shot my engagement session as well as my wedding and having her in my corner was a blessing. She is the biggest hype-woman, offers to help with timelines, holds your stuff, gets you private time with your loved one, and makes sure to get the shots that are important to you. She is also pretty fun on the dance floor 🤪 who doesn’t love a photographer who gets down with you?! 
She rarely does posed shots, and instead gives prompts or tells you to do something funny and the outcome is so genuine and beautiful. She is so quick to get a sneak peek to you to hold you over until the rest of the VERY full and diverse collection gets to your inbox.
I cannot recommend her enough. You’ll get a friend out of her for sure 💕"

But don't just take it from me ;)

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check out Some recent work

denver wedding

la jolla elopement

san clemente engagement session

I can relive every moment of our big day just by looking at Karissa's amazing photos! I cannot begin to describe the wonderful experience we had with Karissa for our engagement photos and wedding. She made us feel incredibly comfortable, which made our personalities and relationship shine in each photo (a true feat for 2 awkward people like us!) Our wedding day was a mess due to the weather, but SHE'S A MIRACLE WORKER! I cannot tell you how good she made us look! Karissa is kind, hardworking, fun, and so talented!

sweet words

         
 from my beautiful couples

Karissa is simply amazing. She captures moments that are natural and spontaneous. Her professionalism shined through as she kept family and bridal party pictures flowing and kept us ahead of schedule. She cares for her brides and grooms and offers advice, guidance, and works with you during each step. Her passion and enthusiasm for what she does was so evident and contagious! I'm so glad we chose her to capture our special day.

sweet words

         
from my beautiful couples

Karissa was our dream photographer. She is so easy to work with and a joy to be around! She goes out of her way to get to know who you are and what you love! We used Karissa for both our engagement photos and wedding photos. We showed up to our engagement session and it started to down pour. Karissa was so optimistic and shot our photos while it was raining.. and of course, she made them look perfect!! Our wedding day was gorgeous. She was laidback, but also organized. She is so much fun to work with!! Her photos are raw, beautiful, and her personality shines through them! I am so thankful to have the photos Karissa took of us for a lifetime!

sweet words

from my beautiful couples