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Paradise Point Resort Wedding – {Ryan + Rosalyn} – Photos by Mandi

Photos by Mandi Contreras – Associate Photographer
Paradise_Point_wedging_01I’m so glad I got to assist Mandi on this wedding – Rozz + Ryan are so much freakin fun!  And they had an awesome bridal party too.  Everyone came out from Michigan for this destination wedding. Everything went smoothly at Paradise Point with Ann’s Plans holding the reins and I was stoked to get to work with Kathy Wright & Co who did the gorgeous centerpieces!

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Ceremony & Reception: Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Photography: Mandi with Melissa McClure Photography
Assistant Photographer: Melissa (that’s me!)
Wedding Coordinator: Ann’s Plans
Guitarist: Anthony Garcia
Florist: Kathy Wright & Co
Cake: Flour Power
DJ: Artistic Productions
Officiant: Bobby Green (friend)
Bride’s Hair & Makeup: Kristen Jensen – Makeup Artist on the Go
Bride’s Dress: Allure Bridal
Bridemaid Dresses: Allure Bridal
Grooms/Groomsmen outfits: Calvin Klein

Mandi Contreras is an associate photographer for Melissa McClure Photography. To contact her directly, email

Torrey Pines Engagement – {Gemma + Mike} – Photos by Mandi

Photos by Associate Photographer, Mandi Contreras

I love how playful these two are!  Laughing a ton, dancing in the ocean – I just know they will have a fantastic wedding!

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Torrey Pines Engagement – {Elia + Adrian} – Photos by Mandi

Photos by Mandi Contreras, Associate Photographer

I love the smiles that Adrian + Elia save for each other!  Thanks to the ladies at Swann Soirees for sending them our way!


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Handlery Hotel Wedding – {Aaron + Katie} – Photos by Mandi

Photos by Mandi Contreras, Associate Photographer

I’m soooo excited to finally share this wedding by Mandi!  This may be one of my favorite weddings by her, ever!  This wedding was featured on the awesome blog, Bridal Musings.  To see even more photos and read words from the bride herself, click here.

Words from Katie: Mandi of Melissa McClure Photography had an exceptional portfolio and meeting with her was just amazing. She timed everything just right, she was practically my coordinator! She kept me on time and she captured the most special moments. I’m really awkward when taking pictures because I never know what to do, but she made me feel so comfortable. She was my rock. I couldn’t have done it without her!

And now on to the beautiful images by Mandi….

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Mandi Contreras is an associate photographer for Melissa McClure Photography.  To contact her directly, email

Ceremony & Reception: Handlery Hotel
Photography: Mandi with Melissa McClure Photography
Assistant Photographer: Jackie Guidi
Florist: Starla of Enchanted Fine Florals, San Clemente
Cake: Twiggs Bakery
DJ: DJ Adam Loatman of JMC Events
Makeup: Ulta
Brides Shoes: Payless 
Brides Dress: David’s Bridal
Groom and Groomsmen’s Attire: Friar Tux
Invitations & Stationery: Michael’s & Paper Source
Bridesmaid Dresses: Forever 21

Salk Institute and UCSD Engagement – {Ana + Darrell}

Photos by Mandi Contreras, Associate Photographer

I’m totally head over heels for this engagement session Mandi shot recently!  Ana + Darrell are as adorable as can be – but add in some awesome architecture?  Win!

Mandi Contreras is an associate photographer for Melissa McClure Photography.  To contact her directly, email

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