Yearly Archives: 2010

One rainy day…

Last week in San Diego, it rained everyday, causing many floods. For some it’s inconvenient, but for me it’s…wonderful! I love wearing my rain boots, opening the windows to bring in the fresh air and hearing the sound of the rain dropping on the pavement, running down the drains, or watching the ripples in the...

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[FEATURED] GREY LIKES WEDDING BLOG

I’m so thrilled that Summer of GreyLikesWeddings chose to feature Jaclyn + James’ wedding, which was at the beautiful St. Malo, a private residential community in Oceanside. Thank you to Summer and Kerrie for the feature! Much love, Daisy

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SAN DIEGO PORTRAITS [THE WILLIAMS FAMILY]

Have I mentioned how much I [heart] this family? Because I do…I really, really do Much love, Daisy

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temecula winery wedding [jasmine + brandon]

I was super excited to get a call from Jasmine saying she wanted me to photograph her wedding in Temecula. I hadn’t seen her since high school. She’s exactly as I remember her…bubbly, positive and full of life! When I met Brandon for the first time, I just knew they were perfect for each other....

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[prelude] San Diego Portraits [The Williams Family]

This was my third year photographing this family. It’s so much fun to see these kids grow into these little individuals with their own unique personalites and opinions.  I’m excited to share more from this family session! Daisy

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SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART WEDDING [ANA + SEAN]

Beautiful location, hilarious bridal party and an incredible couple to boot. What more can a photographer ask for?  I had so much fun hanging out with Ana + Sean during their engagement session, which made me even more excited about their wedding at the San Diego Museum of Art’s Sculpture Garden. Seriously, she had the...

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[prelude] Temecula Winery Wedding [Jasmine + Brandon]

Love these two images taken right after sunset… I <3 this couple! Can’t wait to share more… Daisy Location: Ponte Family Estate Winery in Temecula, California

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[prelude] San Diego Museum of Art Wedding [Ana + Sean]

This wedding was beautiful, hip and so much fun! More to come soon… Daisy Location: The San Diego Museum of Art

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October

The leaves are changing colors, the air is cooler and Fall is here! My favorite time of the year… I would love to visit the East Coast during Autumn…but it’s plenty beautiful here in Southern California. Picking apples from a tree. I love the way the sunlight dances on the water. Fairies, pixie dust and...

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Old Town San Diego Engagement Session [Ana + Sean]

I am super thrilled and excited to share my new blog with you! I hope you like the new look and continue to check back often for more images and stories that’ll I’ll be sure to share along the way. To start things off, I wanted to share a fun engagement session I did a...

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San Diego Wedding [Kaleena + Eliseo]

These two are so sweet together. Their intimate ceremony was held at Sunset Cliffs, one of the most beautiful spots in San Diego, in my opinion. I had fun hanging out with Kaleena and her family before the ceremony Her two little boys are so adorable! Thank you Kaleena + Eliseo for being so kind...

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The Condor’s Nest Ranch Wedding [Lucy + Say-Ho]

08.21.10 This is a wedding that I feel so blessed to have been apart of and documented. I learned what incredible individuals Lucy and Say-Ho are during their engagement session. Their wedding was heartfelt, genuine, thoughtful and filled with lots of laughter…the most essential ingredients and the only things that matter. Lucy put a tremendous...

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[prelude] The Condor’s Nest Ranch Wedding [Lucy + Say-Ho]

08.21.10 [As a photographer] You know when you walk away not only from a wedding, but an amazing couple and you’re smiling from ear to ear…you feel like you were apart of something very special. That’s how I feel about Lucy and Say-Ho’s wedding. More to follow soon… Daisy

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San Diego Riverwalk Golf Club Wedding [Kelli + Nate]

Some things I realized while looking through these images: Backlighting is so pretty.Cocktail hour during sunset is the best.My camera is attracted to people who convey their emotions.…and those who aren’t afraid to wear their hearts on their sleeves.Big hats are cool.I like toasts with lots of laughter.I really, REALLY like second shooting for Gabrielle...

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Flower Farm Inn Wedding [Rachael + Chris]

07.17.10 I arrived in Loomis, California, a town just outside of Sacramento, for this beautiful country style wedding at the Flower Farm Inn. A big red barn, lots of chickens, quaint houses and charming details. I don’t usually take to heat very well, but being around such a positive, happy group of people totally made...

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[prelude] Flower Farm Inn Wedding [Rachael + Chris]

07.17.10 Loomis, California Despite the 100+ degree heat, I had SO much fun photographing this wedding! I love it when people know how to have a great time! More to come soon… Daisy

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Dream

Music credit: “Dream” by Priscilla Ahn Daisy

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splash!

I [heart] this kid.She [hearts] water image taken with my Nikon Coolpix p + s Daisy

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San Diego Natural History Museum Wedding [Nicole + Andrew]

06.26.10 I met these two for the first time during their engagement session last year and I was immediately excited for their wedding. Not just because it was at the San Diego Natural History Museum, but because these two are…what are the right words…AWESOME! They are so sweet, playful and so in love. You can...

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prelude . San Diego Natural History Museum Wedding [Nicole + Andrew]

06.26.10 The best part of my “job” ? Documenting people in love. And Nicole + Andrew are so genuinely, faithfully in love. More to come soon… Daisy

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San Diego Engagement Session [Lucy + Say-Ho]

We met bright and early on a Sunday morning and went for a walk on a trail. These two seem like they would be up for any adventure that came their way. Lucy + Say-Ho, thanks for hanging outCan’t wait for your wedding in August! Much love, Daisy

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pieces of my life.

I love our backyard.I love drops of rain, falling from leaves.I love their eyes. So bright + so curious.I love my life. Much love, Daisy

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San Diego Engagement Session [Lucy + Say-Ho]

sitting in a tree… Daisy

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St. Malo Beach Wedding [Jaclyn + James]

05.15.10 I love this wedding for many reasons…beautiful details, gorgeous location (inside a community of french homes), warm people + a fun, loving couple. I was totally blown away by this hidden gem (St. Malo) and its residents who’ve known each other for years. Such an awesome group of people! To see more of this...

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prelude . St. Malo Beach Wedding [Jaclyn + James]

05.15.10 Such a beautiful wedding! Can’t wait to share their story with you. only two frames for now… Much love, Daisy

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the city by the bay.

05.01.10 I love this city. Great food. Interesting people. Endless diversity + art. Our first day in the city, we decided to check out the exploratorium, which was awesome! It really is hands-on. Perfect for kiddies…big + small I swear we walked for miles… The kids looked uber cool in their shades And then we...

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San Diego Wedding [Chantelle + Eric]

04.03.10 The sun did not shine.The clouds came out to play.So we sat on a boat.On that cold, cold day. They were cute + a wee bit nervous too These trees were wicked. Love ‘em. Much love, Daisy

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Nonpareil Mag [issue 02]: color me inspired

I had so much fun contributing for Nonpareil Magazine’s second issue. You can read the full post here. I worked alongside two awesome ladies, who helped our ideas come to fruition. Kristen is the talented gal behind Dear Clementine [creative invitations]. She is a true artist. Leigh Anne is the amazing gal behind The Floral...

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prelude . San Diego Wedding [Chantelle + Eric Wedding]

04.03.10 More images from this beautiful wedding to come soon… Daisy

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the desert.

Last weekend, the family + I drove out to Superstitions in the desert + met up with the Coalson clan. Lucky me, I got to ride with a crazy driver in a thing called a “rhino” and finally learned to drive a quad! SO much fun! The desert has its own kind of beauty. The...

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green.

I go through phases where colors seem to take on a different meaning and period in my life. This phase I shall call green I am drawn to anything green. And recently, I’ve been buying florals and plants, particularly succulents and ranunculus, that seem to bring a breath of fresh air into our home. I’ve...

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shattered.

to break into pieces, as by a blow. Inay.I miss you so much. This was my home growing up. I love this backyard, this tree. Much like my family, it’s chaotic, unorganized, cluttered, yet it has its own charm, unlike any other. It was home to me. I have never had to deal with the...

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[ FEATURED ] The Bride’s Cafe

Wendy + Jon’s beautiful fall wedding was featured on The Bride’s Cafe! I love this couple so I was super excited to see them featured. Thank you to the wonderful, Janie, for being so sweet Much love, Daisy

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ultramageddon.

I feel inspired. I left last Tuesday for Jeff Newsom’s AWESOME Ultramageddon workshop in San Luis Obispo. Lush green hills…so beautiful! Random facts:This kitty likes jeans.Scratch her on the backand she’ll scratch you.Me = not big fan of kitties Thank you, Jeff, for being so open about your work and your love for making art....

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animal art.

I love going to museums. Last year, I discovered the New Children’s Museum downtown, and not only do my girls love it, but I do too. It features the work of local artists and I think the different rooms and activities are just brilliant. Can’t wait to see what they come up with next! Much...

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feeling inspired.

I feel calm while hearing the rain pour and the wind blow against my window. I love the sounds and smell of rain. It’s days like today that I feel the most inspired. For months, I’ve been ripping pages from my favorite magazines, hoping one day I can organize them in such a way that...

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An Artist [Exposed]

Every so often, I crave a fun shoot with style, motion and a wide array of feelings. I was hoping it would rain during the shoot, but was happy nonetheless with overcast skies. Mmm….soft, even light makes me happy. Hope you enjoy looking through these images as much as I had fun creating them Make...

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Glamour This! Interview

01.12.10 I was interviewed by the amazing and talented designer, Kelly De Luca, behind the super chic blog Glamour This! Go check out her blog for some fun and creative ideas for your wedding and more… Thank you, Kelly! Much love, Daisy

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Serenity]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 01.11.10 We love to walk/hike and just be outdoors. Yesterday, we decided to head to Lake Cuyamaca, which is about 40 miles east of San Diego. The spiraling drive up there is absolutely gorgeous. The walk around the lake is 3.5 miles. It was so...

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An Artist [Exposed]

It was supposed to rain that day. Instead we were under a massive cloud of gray…and I loved it! Melissa has so much to offer

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