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Playful Sunset Engagement Photo Session in Cocoa Beach, Florida | Crystal Lily Photography | Los Angeles & Central Florida Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer

Sunset engagement photo sessions in Florida are always a good time, especially when they’re playful and met with pretty colors; like this photo session on Cocoa Beach that ended up looking like cotton candy in the sky! Amanda and Nick originally wanted to take their photos on another part of the beach, but there was […]

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I don’t even know where to begin other than to say I am so grateful to have photographed Casey and Jake’s wedding at Malibu West Beach Club just north of Los Angeles in Southern California. From the first series of exchanges with Casey after she found me on WeddingWire a year and a half ago, […]

Malibu West Beach Club Wedding | Casey & Jake Cut the Cake in Malibu, California | Los Angeles Photographer | Crystal Lily Photography

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Ebell Long Beach | Southern California Wedding Venue | Historic Landmark | Crystal Lily Photography | Los Angeles Wedding Photographer

The Ebell Long Beach is a historic landmark turned wedding venue in a residential neighborhood in Long Beach, California.  The Ebell was originally built in 1924 as one of three Southern California women’s clubs and it was purchased and restored to the stunning, Spanish inspired wedding venue it is today.  If you’re having a wedding […]

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This Brevard Zoo engagement photo session on the east coast of Florida was so much fun!  The best part?  Watching Melissa and Brandon feed the giraffes!  We met on a Saturday morning, right when the Brevard Zoo opened so we could take their engagement photos with as little people around as possible, because navigating crowds […]

Brevard Zoo Engagement Photos | Florida Weddings & Elopements

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A Piece of My Heart (Yes, I Wrote About Myself😘) | Crystal Lily Photography | Southern California | Central Florida | Weddings, Lifestyle, Boudoir

Welcome, May!  May this month please bring more kindness, warmth, love, happiness and all of the good vibes the universe can afford after such a rough start to the Spring season.  If you follow me regularly, then you already know April held the saddest experience I’ve ever encountered in saying goodbye to my beloved Chihuahua […]

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Every wedding photographer is different and the processes photographers choose to incorporate into their workflow is ultimately up to them.  However, when it comes to shopping for a photographer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with so many options at varying price points.  There are eight things you should get from your wedding photographer and you […]

Eight Things You Should Get From Your Wedding Photographer | Crystal Lily Photography | Southern California | Central Florida | Los Angeles + Orlando + Destinations

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Muddy Boots & Magic Skies | Irvine Regional Park | Orange County, California Engagement Photos

This Orange County, California engagement session in Irvine Regional Park with Danielle and David was so laid back and dreamy! Danielle found me on Facebook and from our first conversation I knew we were going to get along.  I knew this, because she had also seen an ad where I was basically my complete self […]

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This travel inspired styled wedding shoot is full of ideas for the couple who loves to wander. It’s no secret that I’m a big travel junkie.  After two years on the road, touring the country and a decent chunk of the western hemisphere, my version of “slowing down” has still involved me hopping on a […]

Wanderlust & Whimsy | Travel Inspired Wedding | Styled Shoot | Florida Photographer

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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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