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Tara and Matt’s San Clemente wedding might be one of my favorite oceanside weddings to date. From the quaint historic cottage, to the fresh take on beach chic, each element worked together flawless to create a truly stunning celebration. The combination of succulents, dahlias, driftwood and seashells throughout the day was beyond dreamy.

Like most weddings, it was a team effort and thanks to all the hard work of their families, friends and Pure Lavish Events their big day went off without a hitch. They laughed, cried and danced the night away. It was perfect, and I am thrilled to have been there to capture it!


Venue: The Historic Cottage San Clemente  |  Hair + Make-up: Jaime Bosch and Tim Rodriguez |  Coordination: Pure Lavish Events  |  Florist: Flowers by Mae Mae  |  Catering: Canyon Catering  |  DJ: Alan Reno

  • Tara - Awwwww every picture still makes me so giddy! Thanks for the most amazing photos ever!!

  • Carrie Traver - BEAUTIFUL work, Kaysha!!!!! What a perfect day, wish we could do it all over again! Thank you for sharing!!

  • Brandi - Her dress is my favorite ever!!! Beautiful job Kaysha!

  • Megan - These pictures are beautiful and captured the fun and special moments of Tara and Matt’s Big Day! ????

  • Megan - These pictures are amazing, it’s hard to choose one favorite!

  • Karissa - All the photos are so beautiful! What a perfect day captured so perfectly!

  • Jaime - Love the photos you captured such amazing moments.

  • LeSlie - Best wedding I’ve ever been apart of! So much fun and it was beautiful and picture perfect!

  • LaVerne - Just about the prettiest wedding I have ever been a little bit a part of!!
    I hope Tara &Matt have many happy times together!

  • Meghan MaldonaDo - I love this! Thanks you so much for sharing! Your work is phenomenal!!!! I love all the detail pictures and the way you make each picture so special!

  • Matt hamill - The perfect day. Thank you Kaysha for the many great pictures :)

  • rene omahony - Thank you so much for capturing my daughter’s perfect day with such amazing photos.

  • Diane shipley - Absolutely gorgeous!!

  • rita - Love the pictures captured everything beautifully such a wonderful day!!

  • donna shipley - Beautiful pictures…it captures how happy and gorgeous the bride and groom are. So happy for you both.

  • Cynthia shipley - These pictures are amazing. They captured every special moment of their wedding perfectly.

  • Rachelle - Such a beautiful wedding! Love the soft pastel colors. Congrats to the happy couple!!

  • ZeldA - gorgeous photos! Love the color scheme and beachy chic decor!

  • Sandy hamill - Such a perfect day and the pictures capture it all!!

  • Kristin hamill - These pictures are absolutely gorgeous! Tara was such a beautiful bride and everything turned out amazing.

  • scarlette - beautiful! lets relive that wedding again!

The 2014 fall mini sessions seriously rocked it! Not only did I get to photograph one sweet family after the next, but everyone was so cute and stylish.

I have photographed this particular family many times and it is always a highlight! For this years family photos they brought the most adorable teepee, which added the perfect pop to the lemon grove.

What really stuck me about their session was the pure joy that this family exudes. I hope one day my kids are half as happy and adorable as this little lady!


  • Rachelle - What a cute family who radiates joy!! Great job capturing their love Kaysha!

For months I had pictured how this session would go. As I jogged around the Back Bay I would drool over the golden light at sunset, and I mapped out the perfect plan for Brandi and Will’s maternity session. I wanted this shoot to be something really special. Not only because Brandi is my best friend, but because she is an amazing photographer and I wanted her to have the best I could give.

Like most well-laid plans, things didn’t exactly go as expecting. It was a completely overcast day (no pretty golden light to be found), and one odd obstacle after another appeared. Thankfully none of this fazed Brandi or Will, and the results are so much more than I could have hoped for! The lighting is soft, the colors are rich, and you can just feel the crisp ocean air. I love these photos and the two incredible people in them.

Here is part 1 (but wait there’s more) from their session, and get ready for the extra cozy second post coming soon.


  • brandi - LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! But naturally I’m biased. ;) Thank you for sharing your amazing talent with us! Love you amazing friend! xoxo (can’t wait for part 2!)

  • MarCella - Yay!!! Love looking at photos of my beautiful friends. Great dress Brandi!!!

  • Rachelle - Such a beautiful shoot! Great job capturing Brandi’s glow! Can’t wait to see more!!

  • Home Maternity Session: Brandi + Will | Kaysha Weiner Photographer - […] the first part of this maternity session wasn’t beautiful enough, then get ready for another dose of pretty! For this portion of the […]

I love photographing weddings, that’s a given. But when I get to photograph a friends wedding, that is something really special! Not only can I call the bride and groom friends, but half of the bridal party as well! I adore these people, so I felt especially privilege to be the one to document their celebration.

For me this was not your typical wedding, but a day spent hanging out with friends… where I happened to take a TON of photos. ;) Naturally this made for a fun, stress free day, which overall went incredibly smoothly. I’d attribute this to the amazing family and friends that surrounded these two. You could just feel the love, support and joy for their marriage!

I am beyond excited to share a small peek into their Old Ranch Country Club wedding, full of pink and navy details, 90 degree weather, and lots of laughter.


Venue: Old Ranch Country Club  |  Cake: Great Dane Bakery  |  DJ: Ricky with Vox DJs

  • Jenn - I love our wedding pictures on your blog! It was such a fun wedding and you captured it beautifully! Love all the bare feet on the guests at the end of the night…that means they were dancing (which was a requirement). :)

  • clare - GORGEOUS!!!!!!!! Nice work mrs van der heyden. so so so so so beautiful. You captured the joy of the day perfectly :)

  • Ali williams - Such beautiful pictures! An amazing job, as always, Kaysha! :D

  • Cindy Maiden - These pictures are absolutely beautiful! Creative staging, love the expressions you captured. I’m thrilled with your pics. Thank You!

  • Leah - I think that is the best looking wedding party and family I have ever seen. Can’t wait to get one of those photos of all of us!

  • Laura - Absolutely stunning. You captured the beauty of that day so perfectly. Jenn, I cannot get over how much you are glowing in these pictures. Love, love, love.

  • Jeorgina Ledesma - What a Gorgeous Wedding Jenn and so beautifully captured!!! The wedding pictures are amazing!!! Congratulations Mrs. Hudson…??

  • Bryan robert - Love the pictures. It was such a beautiful day and we were happy to be apart of it.

  • BEcky williams - Lovely photos that captured the pure joy at the wedding. It was a hot day but the photos make everyone look cool.

  • Tiffany - Could these pictures be any more beautiful? They captured all the joy and sweetness of the day so perfectly! Of course, it totally helps when the bride is breathtakingly gorgeous and the groom is handsome. I can’t wait to see more!

  • Tori hudson - Love these photos, so beautiful & artistic:)

  • Ken Williams - Great pictures of a great day!!

  • Aubree - Love these! You did such a great job, Kaysha. I especially love the one of Chad and Jenn on the dance floor :)

  • John - Awesome pictures

  • JRG - Wow, these are just STUNNING! Such a beautiful couple and a simple breathtaking day, captured so beautifully in these photos!

  • Crystal sNyder - Gorgeous!!!!!

  • Eva - Such beautiful pictures. I really love how you were able to capture the pure love and happiness beaming from the bride and groom.

  • Suzanne claRk - beautiful pictures so wish I could have been there

  • Evelyn Keen - Beautiful wedding…beautiful bride! What a wonderful day to remember!

  • Christie Thompson - Absolutely beautiful pictures! So happy and blessed to be apart of such an important day.

  • Jules - These pictures really capture the essence of the day! Beautiful!

  • Carmen - Fun couple. Fun location. Fun day. Fun music. Fun dancing. And in bed by 10:30 p.m. Best wedding ever. :)

  • Katie - Ah-mazing!!!! Jenn, you look so stunning and so happy!!!!! And it was SO much fun!

  • Sherry a - Such beautiful photographs. Chad and Jenn looked so happy. I especially liked the photo of Chad and Jenn coming down the stairs.

  • Janelle - Just so beautiful! You can just feel the happiness!

  • Aileen - Absolutely stunning photos!! :)

  • Elisabeth - Thank you SO much for sharing these gorgeous photos with us. You and Chad really are a perfect match!

  • Chad - My head matches my vest.

  • Harrel - Chad is so handsome.

  • Brandi lammers - These are impressive, you look like you belong in magazine ads.

  • KailEe payne - Awesome photographs.
    Glad I was there to be apart of your special day.

  • Brenda wierzchucki - Love theses pics and this weeding!

  • cristal - You captured a beautiful wedding! I mostly love the dress hanging from the tree, brave bride to let you do that :)

  • Mimi sotomayor - As a person who wasn’t there, i can see all the live and joy of that special day from these pictures. Beautiful!

  • Dillon - I’m so glad I got to celebrate with you on your special day !

  • carol - Beautiful pictures of a beautiful couple. I wish I could have been there. Congratulations!

  • Amelia - The picture of you two dancing makes me teary. Jenn, you are GORGEOUS!

  • Ida - Jenn, this is Nana and Bubba from Oregon. You and your husband look so happy. congratulations.

  • Matt - My favorite picture is the close-up of the vine.

  • MichelLe - The pictures capture the love & beauty of the wonderful event

  • Great dane - Hi! I was wondering if you had any pictures of the cake from this wedding? Thank you so much! These pictures are fantastic!

As my 2014 wedding season comes to a close, my weekends have been taken over with family photos. I LOVE this time of the year, not just because of the cooler weather, but because I get to capture so many growing families! Many of who have been past brides and grooms, and have now started families of their own.

This makes my heart so happy to see, and I am honored to be the one to document so many milestones in a couples life. For more, that is really what it’s all about! As I get closer to starting my own family, I have a much greater appreciation for family photos in general. Little ones grown and change so quickly, making sessions like these so precious.

You might recognize Jamie and Cameron from their Griffith Observatory wedding last year, and now they have one of the cutest little boys I have EVER seen. Seriously, this kid to too cute for words and gave me a major case of baby fever! I think you’ll quickly see why…


If you are interested in taking family photos before the end of the year, please contact me ASAP as I have limited dates available.

  • Laurie ricKman - What a beautiful wedding! I think the hams took the cake for literally the most emotional and breathtaking wedding! I’m so glad I do know you people Tara and Matt!!! ????????????????????????