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About Carlsbad Photo

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Hi there, my fellow lovebirds and hat enthusiasts! I'm a wedding photographer with over 9 years of experience, and a hat collection that's almost as impressive (I've got over 20, but who's counting?). Photography has been my passion since my dad gave me my first film camera and showed me the wonders of the dark room.

I've been happily married to my soulmate for 26 years and am a proud mom to three wonderful sons and a furry pup named Archie. Aside from capturing beautiful moments, I spend my free time road tripping, tuna fishing, and hanging out with my loud-mouthed parakeet, Kiwi. When I'm not behind the camera, you can usually find me celebrating life's special moments with champagne and sushi - because who doesn't love a good pairing?

Despite my years of experience, I still get emotional and secretly tear up at every wedding I capture. But hey, who needs waterproof mascara anyway? I hope you'll join me in creating beautiful memories and capturing your love story - hats optional.

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About Carlsbad Photo

Carlsbad Photo, founded in 2015, undoubtedly takes pride in exceptional photography services and attention to detail. Irina, our lead photographer, understands that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and she'll go above and beyond to make sure every moment is captured beautifully. We'll make every moment fun and engaging, so you can relax and enjoy your special day. Irina will work with you every step of the way to ensure your vision comes to life. About Carlsbad Photo style: we mix of light, bright, and timeless styles to create a unique and gorgeous final product you'll treasure forever. If you want wedding photos that will truly capture the essence of your love story, contact us to book your wedding photography now!

Carlsbad wedding photographer Irina with Carlsbad Photo and her puppy Archie
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Looking for stunning and timeless wedding photography? San Diego's top-rated photography studio offers affordable packages, no hidden fees, quick delivery, and breathtaking images. Contact us today to learn more about our exceptional services and experienced photo/video team.

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Our wedding photography collections include a private online gallery, USB drive with all images and print release, engagement session, second photographer, and a beautiful wedding album. Trust us to capture all the important moments of your special day. Hourly options also available. Contact us today to learn more.





Words From Our Clients

Bride and groom on their wedding day captured by Carlsbad Photo at Escondido History Center

“Thank you Irina! Irina did our wedding photos and they turned out wonderfully! She did an amazing job capturing all of the moments we wanted plus some more. Irina was incredibly keen on the shadows and the way my dress lay, so each picture was just right. There was no time for our portraits of just the two of us between the ceremony and reception, so she even pulled us away for only 15 minutes and got some perfect shots during the reception. She was also incredibly flexible when my hair salon ran late, and was so nice she added zero stress to any crazy situation that came up. Thank you Irina for adding to special day!”

Colleen & Jonathan

Bride and groom on their wedding day at Fairmont Grand Del Mar captured by Carlsbad Photo Best Carlsbad Wedding Photographer

“Carlsbad Photo did my engagement and wedding photos; and from the very beginning, I warned Irina that I never know how to pose or what to do with my hands. When you look at my albums, you’d never know. I immediately felt comfortable with her and she was so amazing at coaching me through the poses. Our wedding went so amazingly fast and Irina stole us several times for sunset and night pictures. She even surprisingly got us super fast sneak peeks the very next day, so we accordingly could send thank you cards almost immediately on the following day. In every single way possible, Irina certainly repeatedly went above and beyond the call of duty. I obviously can’t imagine having anyone else shoot my major life events.”

Anicia & Joseph

Newly wed couple facing each other by the fountain on their wedding day at Grand Tradition in Fallbrook captured by Carlsbad Photo Best Carlsbad Wedding Photographer

“Book Carlsbad Photo immediately! Irina is an awesome and undoubtedly experienced photographer which is specifically helpful when you have no idea what to expect on your wedding day. She surely works with you and your coordinator to make sure you get the particularly shots you want. She also even recommended some based on previous weddings she did at our venue. The planning process was straightforward, and her rates were certainly reasonable. On the day of the wedding she helped us get ready and reassured us that everything would be okay. She never stopped taking pictures and captured some undoubtedly wonderful moments throughout the night. We anxiously awaited our photos and they also turned out better than we expected. She did a wonderful job capturing all the important memories. All of the pictures were gorgeous and she really made you feel special. We definitely recommend her to anyone getting married in the Carlsbad area!”

Christina & Nick

Bride and groom on the Carlsbad State beach on their wedding day captured by Carlsbad Photo Best Carlsbad Wedding Photographer

“Irina’s work unquestionably is worth way more than 5 stars!! Me and my husband hired her for our engagement shoot and we undoubtedly loved her work so much we hired her for our elopement! Irina’s talent and passion for photography surely shines through in every image she captures. She has a natural ability to make her clients feel comfortable and at ease, which translates into stunning and authentic photos. She made the day so special, is reasonably priced, and worked well with our busy schedules. I will definitely be hiring her for our future events!”

Brianna & Garrett

Real wedding couple at The Crossings Carlsbad captured by Carlsbad Photo Best Carlsbad Wedding Photographer

“We loved working with Carlsbad Photo! Irina was incredible on our big day! Not only that, but the whole process of working with her was just easy, which is also so appreciated with all the other stresses involved in wedding planning. She came early, she stayed late, she undeniably did gorgeous sunset photos, and then she even brought lights to do night time photos too! She was so fast and efficient; therefore,  it was the best experience I could have asked for. She got really pretty poses and great angles too! I’m so glad I found her!! Thank you Irina!”

Hailey & Nathan

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Create unforgettable memories with Carlsbad Photo Wedding and Event Photography! Customize your perfect package today for stunning, timeless images. Our experts retouch every photo, and you'll have a private online gallery to easily share with loved ones. Affordable print ordering is available too. Trust the best Carlsbad and San Diego photographers to capture every precious moment. Contact us at and let's create beautiful memories together. Check out our reviews and galleries!

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