Nini and Jeffrey – Los Angeles County Arboretum Engagement Session

The Los Angeles Country Arboretum is one of my favorite hidden gems in Los Angeles! With 127 acres of gardens, wildlife, and even a library. Nini and Jeffrey chose this gorgeous venue for their engagement shoot. We took advantage of all of the gorgeous greenery and trees and walked around to get different views. After, […]

Engagement Session

Genesis and Carlos – Santa Clarita Maternity Session

As a portrait and wedding photographer, one of the biggest joys I get is when I am able to shoot sessions years after the wedding! Not only do I get to photograph proposals, engagements, and weddings – but I also shoot maternity sessions! Genesis and Carlos are one of my favorite clients. You might remember […]


Los Angeles Maternity Session by Karina Pires Photography

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

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