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Windansea Engagement Session by Mandi – {Megan + Korey}

Photos by Associate Photographer, Mandi Contreras

Love these beach engagement pictures Mandi shot with her clients! How perfect is the timing of the bird?!
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Ponte Winery wedding – {Ryan + Linda} – Photos by Mandi

Photos by Associate Photographer, Mandi Contreras 


Linda + Ryan had a gorgeous December wedding among the Fall colors at Ponte Winery.  I have never met these two personally but I can tell by the photos (and what Mandi tells me) that they are insanely in love and so at ease for the camera!  Plus their party looked like a blast!
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Mandi is an associate photographer for Melissa McClure photography, she can be contacted directly at

Ceremony & Reception Location: Ponte Winery
Photography: Associate Photographer – Mandi Contreras
Assistant Photographer: Jamie Lawler

Balboa Park Engagement Session – {Emily + Peter}

 Photos by Associate Photographer, Mandi Contreras

Oh my gosh, how adorable are Peter and Emily!  Emily had a ton of cute ideas for her Save the Date card and brought along her own props!  Mandi and the lovebirds found some awesome spots in Balboa Park to shoot these engagements!  This session was also featured on Urban Style Wedding Network – check it out here!BalboaPark_engagement_01 BalboaPark_engagement_02 BalboaPark_engagement_03 BalboaPark_engagement_04 BalboaPark_engagement_05 BalboaPark_engagement_06 BalboaPark_engagement_07 BalboaPark_engagement_08 BalboaPark_engagement_09 BalboaPark_engagement_10 BalboaPark_engagement_11 BalboaPark_engagement_12 BalboaPark_engagement_13 BalboaPark_engagement_14 BalboaPark_engagement_15 BalboaPark_engagement_16 BalboaPark_engagement_17 BalboaPark_engagement_18

Mandi is an associate photographer for Melissa McClure photography, she can be contacted directly at

Torrey Pines Engagement Session with Mandi – {Linda + Ryan}



Photos by Associate Photographer, Mandi Contreras

Linda + Ryan are so adorable and so playful with each other!  You can just tell they are head over heels for each other!  I can’t wait to share their wine-themed Ponte Winery wedding with you all!

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Mandi is an associate photographer for Melissa McClure photography, she can be contacted directly at

An “Up” Themed Hilton Mission Valley Wedding – {Darrell + Ana} – Photos by Mandi

Photos by Associate Photographer, Mandi Contreras

When I heard this wedding was going to have a the theme from the Disney movie Up – I was stoked to see the photos!  Ana, Darrell, Brenda & her crew from Swann Soirees did not disappoint!  Such a lovely, colorful day!  I adore the different colored shoes on the girls and that bouquet – OMG!  Swoon!

This wedding has also been featured on Ceremony Magazine’s blog!  Awesome!

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Ceremony Location: St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Poway
Reception Location: Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
Photography: Associate Photographer – Mandi Contreras
Coordinator: Swann Soirées
Entertainment: DJ Bill Calhoun
Videographer: Wedding Tales Videography
Hair & Makeup: Jellis Faces
Florist: Tessfresh

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