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Hamilton Cove, Catalina Island Wedding Photos Catalina Island is such a special place. It really feels distant from the hustle and bustle of the world. Tucked away, East of Avalon is Hamilton Cove. A beautiful, private sanctuary of gorgeous white condos. Only residents and renters are permitted in.  This was the perfect setting for Ashley […]

Hamilton Cove, Catalina Island Wedding Photos | Ashley and Cris

Hamilton Cove Catalina Island Wedding Photo


The Del Mar Dog Beach, near Solana Beach, is where we take our pups to play! These two don’t have doggos but get their fill of fluffy cuteness here when they visit. Daniel proposed at the top of the trail which is covered in wildflowers and practically always empty! The view from the top is […]

Del Mar Dog Beach Engagement Photos | Bella and Daniel

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If you’re looking for an awesome place to elope, you’ve come to the right place! I’m a photographer based out of Carlsbad, California (North San Diego County, Southern California).  There are so many amazing options! Where to Elope in California In California, you could go from a mountaintop to the desert, to the ocean all […]

Best Places to Elope in California (Updated 2022)


Hey there, I’m Kaci Lou, a San Diego Engagement photographer! Here is everything you need to know to take beautiful engagement photos in Southern California.  Why you need engagement photos There are so many reasons to have your engagement photos taken, but my top reason is so that you can get comfortable in front of […]

San Diego Engagement Photographer


The Descanso Beach Club wedding is set on the shores of Santa Catalina Island off the coast of Long Beach, California. Check out this beach wedding venue>

Descanso Beach Club Wedding Venue | Catalina Island, California

Couple getting married on Descanso Beach Club

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Sun rays peeped through the clouds as we gazed out the window. It was quiet and peaceful as Amberlee was getting ready. Much like the calm before the storm…a literal thunderstorm was incoming but also a sweeping flood of love and joy “storm”! Every detail was accounted for. Amberlee is an amazingly talented model, photographer, […]

Amberlee and Steven Elopement Photos | Park City, Utah

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Watch out Hallmark, these two are straight out of a romantic movie. Fate brought them together. Ethan said his favorite part about their love story is “The surprise really, you came unexpectedly and I’ve prayed for you to come for years, even wrote letters to you. I kept the faith and you finally came.” Tuesdae’s […]

Tuesdae and Ethan Salt Flats Elopement

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Utah weather is so unpredictable, it rained all day the day we planned on taking these photos originally so we took them the day after. Since these two were visiting from Minnesota, I blocked off the weekend just in case the weather was crazy. Driving through the dark to get to the Bonneville Salt Flats […]

Anna and Tom Utah Salt Flats Engagement Photos


Salt Flats Elopement Kylie and Max are the epitome of going with the flow. They are sweet and easygoing. What was most important to them was getting married and having beautiful photos to remember it with. The rest of the little details came second.  After their Fall 2020 New York wedding was canceled (#pandemic), they […]

Chic Salt Flats Elopement + Zoom Celebration in Park City | Kylie and Max

Bride and groom lying on ground with dog at salt flats white ground


Sedona Elopement Wedding Planning I am so stoked you’re thinking about eloping in Sedona, Arizona! The red rocks are stunning. The spiritual energy there is incredible. Sedona is the perfect place for your wedding. There are lots of beautiful trails, outdoor locations, and Sedona wedding venues to choose from.  When to get married in Sedona […]

Sedona Elopement | How and Where To Get Married in Sedona, Arizona (Updated 2023)

Cathedral Rock Engagement Photos

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Kaci is located in the Southwest of the United States and travels worldwide.

Contact her directly at kaci@kacilou.com or 858-951-6745.

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