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Creating a Luxurious Private Home Wedding in Malibu

I was delighted to team up with Amazing Grace Design to photograph their incredible work planning this luxury private home wedding in Malibu! Although this event happened right in the bride and groom’s backyard, it was impeccably designed, complete with a custom tent.  Private home weddings initially grew in popularity during the pandemic. However, this […]


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Bar Mitzvah Pre-Shoot in Los Angeles

Bar Mitzvah pre-shoot

An Elegant Wedding In The Star Ballroom at Allure

You will recognize this couple from their surprise proposal at the bluffs in Pacific Palisades! Toren proposed on Adella’s birthday, and it was the sweetest moment to capture. And I’m so glad I got to photograph their wedding! The couple worked with 3 Little Birds Event Planning to plan their dream wedding at Allure in […]


Garden wedding day pictures in Los Angeles

An Oceanside Surprise Proposal on El Matador Beach

An Oceanside Surprise Proposal on El Matador Beach

An Unforgettable Surprise Proposal at Roessler Point Gazebo

Kimiya and Tyler’s proposal was all about family! Tyler got down on one knee at the Gazebo at Roessler Point in Palos Verdes but had a few surprises in store for after. He worked with Kimiya’s sister to plan the perfect proposal and knew that having their family there to celebrate would be important to […]


Couple posing on Redondo Beach at sunset

How To Pick A Location For Your Los Angeles Engagement Session

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Surprise Proposal in Palos Verdes

Is there anything more romantic than a Valentine’s Day proposal? Brandon proposed to Jackie, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with the most stunning ring I’ve ever seen! Brandon called in the pros at Say I Do To Details to plan the perfect picnic proposal, and Jackie was so surprised. She never saw it coming! I’ve photographed […]


Influencer Jackie Fernandez Valentine's Day Proposal in Los Angeles

The Best Proposal Spots in Los Angeles

solitaire emerald with a diamond band.

Surprise Malibu Proposal On The Beach

It might have rained all day, but it didn’t ruin Sam’s surprise proposal to Julie! Sam found me on Instagram and reached out. He and Julie live in New York but were spending a weekend in Los Angeles, and Sam wanted to propose during the trip. He knew that having it photographed was so important so that […]


Los Angeles Proposal Photographer Karina Pires Photography

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