Hello and welcome to my blog!  My name is Nicole Reyes and I am a portrait and wedding photographer in San Diego, California.  My husband and often our girls as well, work along side me which is such a joy!  We hope you enjoy our latest work and getting a little glimpse into our life!

Hi, I'm Nicole!

Anthony surpised Ariana at his parents home with a walk through memory lane with the parents surpising them from the balcony

To say this was a fun engagement session at the Sweetwater River Bridge would be an understatement! Brian and Darlene were just an absolute joy to spend the late afternoon with. We were laughing and acting like old friends from the very beginning. Darlene and I had been communicating for months about their wedding plans […]

2021 was such an amazing year for weddings and engagement sessions! We were able to work with some wonderful couples and get to spend many hours at their side through this very special season in their lives. I always joke with couples that Zack and I (and now Angelica as well) will be spending more […]

It has always been my biggest dream as a photographer to be a DESTINATION photographer, especiallty a wedding destination photographer. The end all and be all for me. And it’s happening! I have shoot in Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, Richmond, Charleston, Savannah, Bakersfield, Ventura, Sedona, Flagstaff, and in the coming year we’ll be […]

Do you love the movie “The Notebook?”  I sure do!  I ALSO loved this fun engagement session designed around the same theme…love, the 1940’s, notes, a picnic, and a bike ride!  What a great idea!  These two definitely agreed with my thought process on this topic because they giggled and snuggled through their entire session.  […]

When Kiyomi reached out to me about photographing her wedding, it became increasingily clear to me the more we talked that she was, and is, someone incredibly special.  Since she and Orlando currently live just outside of Austin in a little town called Hutto, we met for the first time over Zoom and not in […]

As a photographer I have had many engagement sessions that I loved, but as a MOM, this shoot was definitely my FAVORITE!  This is my beautiful daughter Mackenzie and her amazing fiance Antonio.  We love them both so much and we feel so incredibly blessed that they are both a part of our lives.  As […]

We met David and Christine for the first time on the cliffs of La Jolla overlooking this beautiful turquoise ocean.  Even though it’s usually a little awkward when you meet someone for the first time, these two were so warm and welcoming that it made our entire session, including the very beginning, absolutely relaxed and […]

The giggles between these two just tells the whole story!  The happiness and excitement between then was contagious as Zack, Angelica, and I spent a beautiful afternoon in Balboa Park with Camaron and Kaylee photgraphing their engagement session.  We’ve known Kaylee for years and have adored her and even though we just met Camaron during […]

Rachel has been a bridesmaid on numerous occasions, waiting for the moment when she would take the role of bride herself.  Most of her friends got married over ten years ago and she started to believe that she would never have her special moment and her special someone.  I completely understand this feeling!  I got […]


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portrait and wedding photography

san diego, california