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    In 2011, I did a ton of soul searching and brand exploration. I discovered the direction I wanted to go and set out on a mission to brand myself as “The Fairytale Photographer”. One of the biggest parts of this process was a personal project that I created, called The Fantasy Series. Throughout 2011 and […]








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    In September of 2016, I married the love of my life, my highschool sweetheart. (See our wedding photos here!) One of the most amazing parts of my wedding planning process was getting to help design and dream up my custom wedding dress! One of my past brides has a sister, Melek, who is a very […]








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    On a gorgeous July morning, I arrived at Hilton Waterfront resort to capture Melody and JJ’s enchanting Huntington Beach Wedding. JJ is a professional golfer, so these two are always on the road and actually live in Scottsdale, AZ. With the expertise of Stephanie Chin Events, they were able to pull off a magical destination […]








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    So you didn’t think it was possible to take engagement photos at a castle, in Southern California? Well, think again! This private estate in Fallbrook serves up the fairytale factor! This magical place is owned by high school sweethearts who built the entire thing themselves. They dreamed of making their own Disneyland-esque paradise… and I […]








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    So you didn’t think it was possible to take engagement photos at a castle, in Southern California? Well, think again! This private estate in Fallbrook serves up the fairytale factor! This magical place is owned by high school sweethearts who built the entire thing themselves. They dreamed of making their own Disneyland-esque paradise… and I […]








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    When it comes to fairytale wedding venues in Southern California, this one is as magical as they come! These Kimberly Crest wedding photos depict an enchanting French chateau that looks much more like something in Europe than in Redlands, CA. I’ve always loved this stunning Victorian mansion and I feel as if it is a […]








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    When it comes to fairytale wedding venues in Southern California, this one is as magical as they come! These Kimberly Crest wedding photos depict an enchanting French chateau that looks much more like something in Europe than in Redlands, CA. I’ve always loved this stunning Victorian mansion and I feel as if it is a […]








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    The invitation. The rings. The shoes. The jewelry. All of these carefully selected pieces to the wedding day are some of my favorite things to photograph. I feel like these images really help set the style of the wedding images. I’m always looking for ways to improve my detail shots and one thing that has […]








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    I’ve had the opportunity to teach in many formats… large workshops, speaking engagements, online mentoring, and more. But my absolute favorite is this type of workshop that I’m going to tell you all about! I designed this learning experience who are on the fast track to reaching their goals and are motivated to make big […]








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    Who would have known that Riverside engagement photos could end up looking like something in a distant European city? Mount Rubidoux has quickly become one of my favorite photo spots in the Inland Empire. It required a bit of a hike, but it was so worth it for the views from the historical castle tower […]








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    As one of their preferred vendors, I am so proud to be a Lake Oak Meadows wedding photographer! This is a magical wedding venue in Temecula wine country, that makes the perfect setting for a fairytale wedding day. Laurel and Cole’s romantic blush and gold color palette perfectly complimented the natural beauty of this stunning […]








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    We are in the final stretch! My due date is in just under a month and we are ready to meet our baby girl, Ireland Jade! After our gender reveal, I launched into prepping her nursery and getting things ready for her. Along with that, I had a summer packed with adventures and lots of […]








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    We are in the final stretch! My due date is in just under a month and we are ready to meet our baby girl, Ireland Jade! After our gender reveal, I launched into prepping her nursery and getting things ready for her. Along with that, I had a summer packed with adventures and lots of […]








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    I had the opportunity to fly to New York to capture these Oheka Castle fairytale wedding photos. Oheka Castle has been on my shooting bucketlist for many years, so I was beyond thrilled when Brittany reached out to me about her enchanted wedding. It certainly did not disappoint! Brittany and Pat brought “fairytale” to the […]








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    I had the opportunity to fly to New York to capture these Oheka Castle fairytale wedding photos. Oheka Castle has been on my shooting bucketlist for many years, so I was beyond thrilled when Brittany reached out to me about her enchanted wedding. It certainly did not disappoint! Brittany and Pat brought “fairytale” to the […]








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    Following their Hard Rock Punta Cana destination wedding, I had the opportunity to shoot these Altos De Chavon day after wedding photos of Alex and Kelsey. We made the 1-hour drive from Punta Cana to Lo Romana and it felt like we were transported to a magical European city! Altos De Chavon is a recreation […]








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    This boho wedding at Wolf Feather Honey Farm in Temecula California is a whimsical desert dream. Brought to you by an epic collaboration between Green Wedding Shoes and Amazon Handmade. There are no words to describe my excitement when my favorite blog asked me to be the photographer for this editorial of theirs. Just to […]








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    It’s crazy to me how one day you’re 15 years old and dreaming of the day when you’ll have a family of your own. Then suddenly…. that day is here! It is with incredible joy and excitement with which I announce, Andrew and I have a baby on the way! Our little one is expected […]








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    The idea for The Gilded Workshop began sometime in 2016. I had been following Liz Franco Photography on Instagram for quite awhile and was a huge fan of her dreamy work. It turns out that she admired mine as well and we ended up in a DM conversation, discussing the possibility of a potential collab. […]








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    The Enchanted Forest in Fallbrook California is a magical castle wedding venue for fairytale weddings. It was the perfect location for this celestial wedding inspiration shoot! It was an absolute dream to work with this talented team of vendors to bring together this enchanting styled shoot.   This pastel blue and blush styled invitation suite […]








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    The Enchanted Forest in Fallbrook California is a magical castle wedding venue for fairytale weddings. It was the perfect location for this celestial wedding inspiration shoot! It was an absolute dream to work with this talented team of vendors to bring together this enchanting styled shoot.   This pastel blue and blush styled invitation suite […]








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    Tucked away in Old Town Pasadena, lies the historic Castle Green. This stunning venue was built in the Victorian era and is a perfect setting for a vintage Southern California wedding.  Castle Green is one of the oldest standing historic landmarks in Los Angeles County! Here, on a lovely September day, highschool sweethearts Melek and Gabe […]








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    Tucked away in Old Town Pasadena, lies the historic Castle Green. This stunning venue was built in the Victorian era and is a perfect setting for a vintage Southern California wedding.  Castle Green is one of the oldest standing historic landmarks in Los Angeles County! Here, on a lovely September day, highschool sweethearts Melek and Gabe […]








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    Yesterday, September 12th, marked one year since Andrew and I said “I Do”, in Ireland. This year flew by and I cannot believe that I am just now getting these up on my blog! We absolutely adore these photos by our amazing photo team, Iris + Light, as well as out breathtaking video by Nate […]








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    Last month, I had the pleasure of flying to Chicago to photograph this beautiful wedding day. Corina and Vartan were such a lovely couple to work with. Corina is not only stunningly gorgeous, but also one of the sweetest and most gracious souls I have had the pleasure of knowing. To top it all off… I […]








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    Quinn and Holly’s love story is almost too good to be true. English girl goes on vacation in California and falls in love with surf instructor. Sounds like a plot to the next box office hit, right?! These two celebrated their nuptials in style on a gorgeous beach in Carpinteria, followed by a fun-filled reception […]








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    It all started when I was headed to a shoot one day and was wondering why there was tons of cars and traffic off of the freeway exit by my home. The next day, it was even worse. More cars, more people, and a news van. That evening, my husband and I decided to investigate. […]








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    In March of 2010, I photographed my first wedding. The bride and groom were named Paul and Amanda. 7 years later, I was able to capture another milestone in their lives. They are expecting their second child, their first daughter, and I was so happy to get to capture these maternity photos for them. They […]








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    In March of 2010, I photographed my first wedding. The bride and groom were named Paul and Amanda. 7 years later, I was able to capture another milestone in their lives. They are expecting their second child, their first daughter, and I was so happy to get to capture these maternity photos for them. They […]








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    Shooting a fairytale wedding in the snow has been on my bucketlist for the entire 7 years that I have been photographing weddings! That dream came true last month, when I got to head up to Big Bear Lake, to capture this elopement in winter wonderland! For Crystal and Christopher, there was no questions at […]








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    Shooting a fairytale wedding in the snow has been on my bucketlist for the entire 7 years that I have been photographing weddings! That dream came true last month, when I got to head up to Big Bear Lake, to capture this elopement in winter wonderland! For Crystal and Christopher, there was no questions at […]








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    It is so bittersweet to say goodbye to 2016. It is the year I have awaited my entire life and a year that will always be remembered.2016 was the most important year in my personal life thus far, because I finally got my own fairytale wedding!Along with the personal landmarks, 2016 was also filled with amazing […]








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    September was a month for the books! I spent the first part of the month in Ireland, for my own wedding! Following our nuptials, my new hubby and I jetted off to Barcelona, Spain to photograph this beautiful wedding day. Ei and Bruno chose Barcelona as the destination for their wedding, after being captivated by it’s […]








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    When you get to shoot another photographer’s wedding, it’s a little scary and a whole lot of awesome! <3  Morgan’s  experience behind the camera made her wedding all the more swoon-worthy. Morgan and Tyrel came from Texas, to have their wedding day at The Retro Ranch… a hidden gem of a venue, in Temecula. Their wedding […]








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    As we chatted over coffee about their plans for their big day, I knew that Cat and Joey’s wedding was going to be nothing short of EPIC and enchanting. They didn’t miss any opportunity to bring that magical touch. Lush florals, doves, 3 dresses, and a gondola grand entrance…. this one that you have to […]








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    This maternity session is one part mountains, one part beach and all parts AMAZING. Kelly and Damien are past clients of mine and are expecting their first child, a sweet baby girl. Kelly shares my love for all things dreamy, magical and fairytale-like. She is decorating her daughter’s nursery with crowns, chandeliers, and all sorts of […]








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    This maternity session is one part mountains, one part beach and all parts AMAZING. Kelly and Damien are past clients of mine and are expecting their first child, a sweet baby girl. Kelly shares my love for all things dreamy, magical and fairytale-like. She is decorating her daughter’s nursery with crowns, chandeliers, and all sorts of […]








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    My jaw dropped, when Cat showed me the 3 gowns she would be wearing for the engagement session. Talk about a dream! These two have had me captivated from day one, with the details and plans they have in store for their July wedding. I can’t wait! This session was nothing short of magical!








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    My jaw dropped, when Cat showed me the 3 gowns she would be wearing for the engagement session. Talk about a dream! These two have had me captivated from day one, with the details and plans they have in store for their July wedding. I can’t wait! This session was nothing short of magical!








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    Katie and Robert selected this beautiful location for their engagement session and I was astonished by it’s beauty. Sometimes you can travel all over the world and then find still find magic right at home :) This was just dipping our toes in the water (literally!) for the absolute MAGIC that is going to go […]








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    My jaw dropped as I pulled up to Springfield Castle. It was just like a scene from a movie. It was surreal to know that this was really my life and this couple had flown me all the way to Ireland to trust me with documenting their precious memories. Heather and Crystal planned their destination […]








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    With it being a year and a half since our engagement, it’s not surprising that people are beginning to get curious about what is going on with our wedding plans. At the time we got engaged, we knew we would have a 2-year engagement. We needed time to plan things out. I already had a […]








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    You can’t ask for a happier, smiley-er, more fun-loving couple than Amanda and Jordan. These two are so sweet and so much fun to be around! They were down for an adventure with me, to get to the coveted Victoria Beach castle tower. It was every bit as magical as we had hoped! I can’t […]








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    As I drove up to Luttrellstown Castle, my jaw dropped. It was something magical and dream-like and I couldn’t believe I had the opportunity to shoot here. It was a little glimpse into my dreams coming true. This couple wasn’t the only one that thought this venue was perfect for their wedding day, Victoria and […]








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    As I drove up to Luttrellstown Castle, my jaw dropped. It was something magical and dream-like and I couldn’t believe I had the opportunity to shoot here. It was a little glimpse into my dreams coming true. This couple wasn’t the only one that thought this venue was perfect for their wedding day, Victoria and […]








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    In August, I got to return to the most magical place ever. My second home. IRELAND! It was so surreal to be back and it still doesn’t seem like I was actually there. It had been a few years since my first visit, so this trip and wedding were highly anticipated. I had an amazing […]








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    In August, I got to return to the most magical place ever. My second home. IRELAND! It was so surreal to be back and it still doesn’t seem like I was actually there. It had been a few years since my first visit, so this trip and wedding were highly anticipated. I had an amazing […]








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    Jordan and Megan’s wedding at St Regis Monarch Beach, was a romantic and luxe dream-come-true. From the swoon-worthy muted color palette, to stunning venue scenery… there was a soft and enchanting feel to the whole day. Megan looked like a real-life princess, in her breathtaking ballgown. Jordan beamed, during their first look, as she descended the […]








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    I loved spending a perfect Spring day exploring the woods and photographing the love between Rosalyn and Everett. These newlyweds tied the knot last summer and wanted the opportunity to get back in front of the camera. Rosalyn picked the perfect dress for a truly magical session and got to be a princess all over […]








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    What’s not to love about vintage gowns, spring time and delicate details? This shoot was a girly and whimsical dream!!! All of these gorgeous gowns (and hundreds of others) will be available in Chariot Marie’s online shop. Head on over and browse all of the pretty! :) Vendors: Dresses – Chariot Marie Model – Summer […]








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    Charles and Lisa’s Point Reyes fairytale engagement shoot was nothing short of magical. Even though we hadn’t intended it, I can’t help but think of The Little Mermaid, with the serene ocean and Lisa’s gorgeous red hair. She’s a total Ariel!This shipwreck had been on my photography bucketlist for a couple of years now and […]








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    As I sit here in my office on this warm, sunny day….this session seems worlds away. It started out in the woods….a bit chilly, but filled with glowy light. Part way through, some stormy weather rolled in….the temperature dropped like crazy and there was a ton of fog. Megan and Jordan must have thought I […]








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    As I sit here in my office on this warm, sunny day….this session seems worlds away. It started out in the woods….a bit chilly, but filled with glowy light. Part way through, some stormy weather rolled in….the temperature dropped like crazy and there was a ton of fog. Megan and Jordan must have thought I […]








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    Last Summer I hosted a little reunion for my Branding is Key workshop attendees. We all got together for a dreamy stylized shootout and then went out for dinner afterwards, to catch up on life and business. It was such a fun time getting to see these girls again and all work together on a […]








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    Last Summer I hosted a little reunion for my Branding is Key workshop attendees. We all got together for a dreamy stylized shootout and then went out for dinner afterwards, to catch up on life and business. It was such a fun time getting to see these girls again and all work together on a […]








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    I was shooting these maternity photos of one of my good friends and was seriously DROOLING over the amazing light. I kept showing her the back of my camera screen and how dreamy the images were turning out. The light was just that good. At that moment, I grabbed my phone, because I would obviously want […]








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    This sweet couple is expecting a little baby girl in just a few weeks! Thankfully Southern California decided to bless us with some snow, for this dreamy winter maternity shoot. Mama-to-be, Kelsey, was so adventurous and braved the cold weather, to rock her stunning outfit. I love the snow princess vibe that this look had, thanks to […]








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    2014 came and went in a flash! It can’t believe how quickly it passed. Every year, I am in awe of the people I met, the things I shot, and the experiences I got to have. It amazes me that year after year, I sit here and write this post, closing out another year of living my […]








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    I met with John and Lisa on a perfect cloudy day, to take some romantic engagement photos. I just love the little bit of mystery that an overcast day can add to a session. The Los Angeles County Arboretum is the perfect location for engagement photos…. so much diversity! You can shoot all day and still […]








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    It was the perfect October day in Camarillo, at The McCormick Home Ranch. The venue set the most perfect scene for an October day. English garden, meets hometown ranch. Definitely one of my favorite venues, absolutely lovely! Julie and Jordan had awaited this day for a long time. The excitement and joy was so present, […]








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    It was the perfect October day in Camarillo, at The McCormick Home Ranch. The venue set the most perfect scene for an October day. English garden, meets hometown ranch. Definitely one of my favorite venues, absolutely lovely! Julie and Jordan had awaited this day for a long time. The excitement and joy was so present, […]








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    Lukas and Suzy are an amazingly talented husband and wife photography team. They also happen to be great friends of mine. So, when they asked me to photograph their 5-year vow renewal, it was an absolute honor and joy! They are such a great example of love and a Christ-centered marriage, and photographing this life […]








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    Lukas and Suzy are an amazingly talented husband and wife photography team. They also happen to be great friends of mine. So, when they asked me to photograph their 5-year vow renewal, it was an absolute honor and joy! They are such a great example of love and a Christ-centered marriage, and photographing this life […]








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    This redwood forest engagement session was a major item on my bucket list and I am so glad that it happened! A couple of weeks ago, I made the road trip up the coast, to the Redwood National Forest. Ariana and Cody came in from Boston and we spent one magical morning shooting these engagement […]








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    Fantasy Sessions

    DISCOVER Your FAIRYTALE

    Find out more

    Top Posts

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    Learn about my why

    My Purpose, as a Fairytale Photographer

    I'm a Southern California (and destination!) photographer for couples who believe in Happily Ever After. I also love sharing the lessons I've learned throughout my career to help aspiring photographers build successful businesses.

    wanna know more?

    Kristen Booth

    PHOTOGRAPHY POSTS

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    Stuck in a posing rut? This free guide includes easy suggestions for creative couples posing. Never run out of ideas again!

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