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During this Convict Lake Elopement, Lindsay turned to tell me this was the perfect location and she was so thankful we ended up here.

Convict Lake Elopement Experience

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Gabe let me in on his secret after booking this sunrise session with me and as a Mammoth Lakes Photographer I knew just the spot.

Sunrise Proposal at Minaret Vista | Mammoth Lakes Photographer

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Couples

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Hiking to McLeod Lake has it all—it’s dog friendly, straightforward, and doesn’t take all day to get to. Here’s what you need to know…

How to Hike to McLeod Lake

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On November 20th and 21st we’re hosting Fall Mini Sessions in Mammoth Lakes!

Fall Mini Session in Mammoth Lakes

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Is Mammoth Lakes Open? Kinda! As your mammoth elopement photographer and teammate, I’m working to make this as clear as possible to navigate these closures.

Is Mammoth Lakes Open?

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As a Zion Wedding Photographer, You can find me marveling in The Narrows, documenting proposals on Angels Landing, and sipping coffee at Deep Creek Coffee Company.

Meet Your Zion Wedding Photographer!

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You’re on the hunt for a Zion Elopement Photographer? Great! It’s no secret, Zion National Park is an INCREDIBLE place to get married. That’s why so many people are searching for a Zion Elopement Photographer. But who do you hire to not only document your day but also guide you through a complicated park system? […]

How To Choose Your Zion Elopement Photographer

couple on angels landing

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This Sunrise Maternity Session in Yosemite National Park started with a lot of a bit of sweat. I ended up parking further away from our meeting location and ran to meet with B at Lower Yosemite Falls. She was striking…

Maternity Session in Yosemite National Park

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When Mindy asked if they could bring their dog and two cats on their June Lake engagement session, my answer was simple—”Hell Yeah.” When I work with people and they’re inspired, there is no way I’m getting in the way of that. You want to stand on top of a mountain? Hell yeah. Rappel off […]

A Paw-sitively Purr-fect June Lake Engagement Session

Couples

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One thing I want to be abundantly clear through my website and my actions is that this is a safe place for the LGBTQIA+ community.

We Celebrate Queer Couples.

Couples

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Jaymie is a wedding & elopement photographer based in Mammoth Lakes, CA. She specializes in beautifully documenting people in a timeless way.