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Brand Photos for San Diego Based Attorney, Braden Adam Drake’s Signature Course: Un-f*ck Your Biz | Los Angeles, California Brand Photographer | Crystal Lily Creative

If you’re a creative entrepreneur in Southern California and you aren’t yet familiar with San Diego based attorney, Braden Adam Drake and his signature course for entrepreneurs; Un-f*ck Your Biz, then take a look at these brand photos we shot in Los Angeles; and then head over to Braden’s site and check out all of […]

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In late 2019, I decided I wanted to make a shift in my business–a really big one. I decided I was going to start photographing fewer weddings in order to focus more on working with impactful brands. I knew that at the top of that list would be brands in the health and wellness space. […]

Beach Yoga Mini Session | El Segundo, California | Crystal Lily Creative | Brand + Lifestyle Photographer | Los Angeles + NYC + Central Florida

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El Matador State Beach Surprise Proposal + Engagement Picnic | Malibu, California | Crystal Lily Photoraphy

If you’re looking to get engaged on a beautiful, rocky beach with cliffs beside the ocean, then El Matador State Beach in Malibu, California is for you. S. reached out to me in the fall to ask if I was available to photograph her and her girlfriend, B., because S. was planning to propose and […]

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This LGBTQ engagement session at Vista Hermosa Park near Downtown Los Angeles was so sweet to photograph. These two met in such a unique way online when Jenna (shorter) found a Youtube vidoe by Jasmine (taller) and reached out to chat about the subject matter. “I found her Youtube video and sent her a message […]

LGBTQ+ Engagement Session at Vista Hermosa Park | Downtown Los Angeles | Crystal Lily Photography | Brand & Lifestyle Photographer

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Cloudy Morning Sunrise Venice Beach Engagement Session | Crystal Lily Photography | Southern California & Destination Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer

When you plan for a sunrise engagement session in Venice Beach, but end up with a cloudy morning instead, you end up with vibrant pops of color against a gray backdrop that is nothing short of eye catching. I met Alexis and David at the main entrance to the Venice Boardwalk while the street lights […]

An interracial couple hold hands, looking at each other on the beach.

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This intimate Downtown Los Angeles Arts District wedding at one of LA’s newest wedding and event venues, As We Dwell, was full of emotions. M+A got married in front of their closest friends and family and celebrated their next milestone with a ton of love and laughter. And tears, there were also tears, haha. From […]

Downtown Los Angeles Arts District Wedding | As We Dwell | Southern California Wedding Photographer

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5 Places to Take Engagement Photos That Will Highlight Your Personalities | Crystal Lily Photography | Los Angeles South Bay | California + Florida + Destinations

Engagement photos aren’t a requirement and not everyone wants them, but having an engagement session is a great way to get to get comfortable with working with a professional photographer before your wedding day. Plus you’ll get wall worthy photos of you and your favorite person together that weren’t taken on an iPhone, haha! If […]

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TheRuby Street on the East side of Los Angeles is high on my list of wedding venues I’d love to work at with an amazing couple! This place is fantastic and what makes it so unique is that it used to be a church! I’ve mentioned this on social media in the past, but I […]

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The Ruby Street | Los Angeles Church Turned Hip Wedding Venue | Southern California | Crystal Lily Photography

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12 Reasons Why Wedding Photography Pricing is “CRAZY”

Chances are you or someone you know has gotten married or is getting married and wedding photography has proven to be a pretty important, rather tough decision.  Money is almost ALWAYS a big deciding factor and the words cheap, affordable, and expensive are all relative when it comes to finding someone to capture such an […]

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I couldn’t be happier with this wedding elopement anniversary session in Joshua Tree National Park just outside of Palm Springs, California. After moving to Southern California in 2012, leaving to travel in 2017, and returning periodically for clients over the last two years, I FINALLY made it to Joshua Tree!  AND I got to photograph […]

Joshua Tree, California | Wedding Elopement Anniversary Session | Palm Springs

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