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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 […]

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It’s here!  That time of year, where a LOT of people get engaged (or not, but a new chapter of some kind is still ahead) and plans for the new year begin to unfold.  If you’re shopping for a photographer (or if you’re a photographer, hoping to attract new clients), you’re probably wondering why the […]

Core Values & Why They’re Important | Crystal Lily Photography | Wedding, Lifestyle & Boudoir Photographer | Southern California, Florida, & Destinations

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Greater Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Inclusive Wedding Vendors Who Give Back & Help Communities | Southern California | Crystal Lily Photography

In case you missed it, I shared a blog post listing out the 6 Benefits of Choosing Vendors That Give Back and people didn’t hate it; probably because despite the horrible stories we see in the news on a daily basis, people are inherently good and most people want to do good things, haha! When […]

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It isn’t news that having a wedding or any large event comes with dollar signs, but what if some of those dollar signs went back towards meaningful causes and making an impact beyond a single event? The average cost of a wedding varies greatly depending on where you live, but couples in the United States […]

6 Benefits of Choosing Vendors That Give Back | Crystal Lily Photography | Southern California + Florida + Destinations

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

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 […]

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This sweet couple had so much love surrounding them on their wedding day. From their Cathedral ceremony to downtown fun in the Los Angeles Arts District, these two made sure to make the most of their day. Their wedding party was vibrant and their families were excited! The best part of all, was the love […]

Colorful Downtown Los Angeles Arts District Wedding Party | Southern California Wedding Photographer

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Cozy Home LGBTQ+ Portrait Session in Los Angeles | Southern California Lifestyle Photographer | Crystal Lily Photography

This cozy home portrait session took place in my “studio” in Los Angeles with Ashley and Tyler and we could not be happier with the photos! Ashley and Tyler found me through a post shared on Instagram by Dancing With Her and I’m so glad they did! If there’s anything I really enjoy about photo […]

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I have long had a thing for churches and this beautiful, glass chapel looks like it’s straight out of a story book. I had the opportunity to photograph the sweetest intimate summer morning wedding ceremony at Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, California and it was so dreamy! The couple opted to keep things intimate […]

Intimate Summer Morning Ceremony at Wayfayers Chapel | Rancho Palos Verdes, California | Los Angeles Wedding Photographer

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White Point Beach Park | Intimate Los Angeles Destination Wedding | Crystal Lily Photography | Southern California + Destinations

This intimate Los Angeles destination wedding ceremony at White Point Beach in Southern California was worth the wait. Deziray and Bobby got married with their immediate family and two munchkins as witnesses in June and it was so sweet to photograph. Deziray reached out in January, 2018 to ask if I would be available that […]

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Do you love an open floor plan and colorful spaces? If so, The Fig House is a place you should check out! This open, colorful, retro inspired wedding and event venue in Los Angeles is absolutely perfect for people who want to throw a party with personality. I had the opportunity to visit this venue […]

The Fig House | Open, Colorful, Retro Inspired Wedding & Event Venue | Los Angeles, California | Crystal Lily Photography

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