Melissa and Daniel – Ketubah Signing

Before their wedding, I had the honor of shooting Melissa and Daniel’s Ketubah Signing. This traditional ceremony dates back to ancient times. The signing is a symbolic and meaningful contract, that outlines the requirements of the groom to his bride. While this contract doesn’t normally have money value, it is still a rich tradition to […]


Melissa and Daniel’s Ketubah Signing – Karina Pires Photography

Loewy Family – Los Angeles Newborn Session

You are going to love this newborn session! I have had the honor of shooting many of Melissa and Daniel’s life events, from their Ketubah Signing, to their wedding, and now their newborn. Two years ago, Melissa and Daniel got married at the Riviera Country Club. Their wedding was filled with so many beautiful touches! […]


The Loewy Family’s Newborn Session

3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Association Awards

As a photographer based in Los Angles, I sometimes get the honor of shooting at Award Ceremonies around LA! Last summer, I photographed the 2nd Annual Hollywood Critics Association Awards. And this year I came back to photograph their 3rd Award Ceremony! The Hollywood Critics Association focuses on a diverse critics group, that supports underrepresented […]


3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Association Awards by Karina Pires Photography

Lisa and Justin – San Pedro Wedding

Lisa and Justin were married last fall in San Pedro, California, surrounded by their family and friends. Their colors were white and blush, with a touch of blue in their wedding cake. Justin wore a white suit, that complimented Lisa’s white lace mermaid gown. The bridesmaids each had a different sequin dress in blush, that […]


Jemima and Tom – Casa Del Mar Santa Monica Wedding

Jemima and Tom had a gorgeous beach front wedding in Santa Monica last summer. They chose the Casa Del Mar Santa Monica for both their ceremony, reception and getting ready location. Getting married at the Casa Del Mar Santa Monica allows for you to have everything in one space! The space is inspired by the […]


Tropical Santa Monica Wedding at Casa Del Mar – LA Wedding Photographer | Karina Pires Photography

David’s Bar Mitzvah – Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel

David’s Bar Mitzvah was one of the funnest and most detailed I have photographed! Before the Bar Mitzvah ceremony at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, we took portraits of David and his family. I made sure to get some of his mom and dad, as well as his sister. Before every Bar Mitzvah I photograph, I […]

Bar / Bat Mitzvah

Los Angeles Bar Mitzvah Photography

Dominique Newborn Session

I love being able to be part of my client’s lives. From their engagement sessions to their wedding to other big life events! Jemima and Tom recently had their baby Dominique and wanted an at-home newborn session. I was so excited to be able to photograph their sweet baby girl and capture these moments. You […]


Dominique Newborn Session in Los Angeles | Karina Pires Photography

Eva’s Quinceañera

Eva had a gorgeous Quinceañera that was perfectly pink! The wonderful team at Amazing Grace Design made sure that no detail was overlooked. Eva and her friends got ready at home before the big day, laughing and having fun! The color palette was shades of pink and gold, with Eva wearing the most stunning blush […]


Pink and blush ballgown

Emily and Justin – The Houdini Estate Wedding

Emily and Justin had an incredibly creative and colorful wedding at The Houdini Estate last summer! This couple flew in from Hawaii for a wedding that was full of unique details, and magic. Emily and Justin are both performers and wanted the wedding to be lighthearted and fun. The Houdini Estate is a stunning five-acre […]


Emily And Justin’s The Houdini Estate Wedding – LA Wedding Photographer – Karina Pires Photography

Rachel and Charlie – Engagement Party

Rachel and Charlie had such a fun engagement party, and I’m so glad I got to photograph it! It took place at Rachel’s father’s house. Planning was done by Amazing Grace, an incredible wedding and event planner here in Los Angeles. Rachel’s father’s house was the perfect setting! Specifically, their house has a large backyard, […]

Engagement Session

Rachel and Charlie’s backyard Engagement Party in Los Angeles

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