Why You Should Book Engagement Party Photography

Bride and groom portraits from an Orthodox Jewish engagement party

How to Plan Your Los Angeles Proposal

Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of capturing proposals all around Los Angeles. Being invited into that special moment between a couple is an honor I don’t take for granted! As you begin planning your proposal, there are several factors you should take into consideration. In addition to photography, I often assist the partner […]


How to plan your Los Angeles proposal

Moody Boho-Chic Fall Wedding at The Culver Hotel

Karina Pires - Los Angeles Wedding Photographer

Long Beach Waterfront Wedding at Hotel Maya

Long Beach’s beautiful waterfront inspired Wendelyn and Marc’s wedding at Hotel Maya. The coastal-inspired affair incorporated shades of white and dusty blue pulled from the nearby bay. The couple exchanged wedding vows overlooking the water, surrounded by their loved ones, including Wende’s four children and Marc’s son. It was a day of so much love […]


Karina Pires - Los Angeles Wedding Photographer

Golden Hour Engagement Session at Manhattan Beach

Golden hour engagement session at Manhattan Beach

A Watercolor Monogram Inspired This California Wedding

The Amazing Grace Design team always does impeccable work. I was thrilled to collaborate with them to photograph the details of this California wedding! Inspired by a summer garden soirée, this wedding’s design was colorful and whimsical. It all started with the couple’s custom watercolor monogram, featuring an illustration of lemons and their two beloved […]


Summer wedding in California

Backyard Luau Fourth Birthday Party in Los Angeles

Karina Pires - Los Angeles Event Photographer

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 […]


Private home wedding inspiration

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

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