Costa Rica Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Ricky & Nessie


When Vanessa and I began searching for wedding photographers, we fell in love with the style of a very talented Paige Nelson. We started looking for a photographer in Costa Rica for our intimate wedding, but none of the local photographers could compete.

I knew how important these pictures would be to us, so I reached out to Paige. We spent the first few days exploring this beautiful country with Paige and our families, who I now feel is also a part of our family.

Thank you so much, Paige, for capturing our special day in a way we can relive these precious moments for the rest of our lives. You are such a talented photographer and a very genuine, down to earth person. We are so happy we chose you and are very happy to have made such a great friendship.

Rimrock Ranch Wedding Pioneertown
Janice & Austin

pioneertown, ca | may 2018

Paige was incredible to work with! She wanted to know us as a couple and make sure we would be a good fit for each other. In fact, she blended seamlessly into our small, 25-person wedding. My husband is very camera shy and she was able to make it feel like we were just hanging out without "staging" photos.

I say this in the best way possible, but we kind of forgot Paige was even there because she wasn't being overbearing, she was just letting us enjoy the day and documenting it. She went above and beyond making sure we felt comfortable and non-stressed.

If you want a photographer who is passionate about her work, is fun to work with, professional, and will blend seamlessly into your group, then Paige is who you need.

Rimrock Ranch Wedding Pioneertown
San Francisco Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Rachael & Sam


Paige has a distinctive style, an eye for impromptu moments of beauty, that captures a story beautifully. Her photos blend her artistic talent and her ability to get to know her clients in a way that makes you feel like you're experiencing the wedding, engagement, family event, etc. through the eyes of a friend.

We will, and do, recommend Paige to everyone who needs any kind of photo services. She's thorough, gives the perfect amount of direction to make her clients feel comfortable, and of course, her work speaks for itself. You can be completely comfortable trusting Paige to do her thing and do it well.

San Diego Botanic Garden Wedding Paige Nelson
Becca & Bryan


Paige’s pictures stood out from the other photographer’s websites we checked out…they were artistic with a unique point of view. So beautiful and ethereal.

Paige cared so much about us and didn’t make us feel like just another couple getting married. It was so nice to just let her do what she does so well without telling her what we needed…she just knew.

Paige captured classic moments that will last over time…pictures I will be so proud to show my children one day. She sees things other photographers don’t…she sees more. All you have to do is put your trust into her and her ability and you won’t be disappointed.

San Diego Botanic Garden Wedding Paige Nelson
Muir Wood Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Alyssa & Michael


After being a part of various friends/siblings weddings, we were really skeptical of photographers, who in our experience, had been pushy and focused on getting contrived photos that kind of made us cringe. We wanted to make sure our wedding photos reflected us and not what seems to be “expected” for most weddings.

We had a great experience working with Paige! Of all the photographers we consulted with, she was the most flexible, understanding, accommodating, and in-tune with what we wanted, so we had no hesitations about working with her!

It felt like she really got to know us and what we wanted, and was mindful of our unique preferences. She is a really unobtrusive as a photographer, but if you need more direction, she is able and willing! She provided exactly what we needed on our wedding day and we could not have been happier with the experience.

Sacred Mountain Julian Wedding
Danny & Zack


I can not express how much love I have for Paige. I first saw her photography through one of my friend's wedding pictures. I instantly fell in love with everything about her style and started to follow her on Instagram right away. For the next two years, I was continuously impressed.

To shorten the story, when my husband and I got engaged, the only thing I was sure of was that I wanted her to be our photographer. We met up and she was so amazing! She takes her time to actually get to meet you as a couple and is so organized and professional about the whole process.

You can definitely tell she wants to get the most out of these pictures and make sure she captures your special day in the most perfect way. I can go on forever praising her, she is a definite must!!!!

Sacred Mountain Julian Wedding
Santa Cruz Wedding Photographer
Leslie & Chris


The BEST thing I did for my wedding was hire Paige. Not only is she a kind, open, creative human, but she is extremely professional. I could have had a friend shoot our wedding for 1/2 the price, but Paige's professionalism outshined the cost.

She was a wealth of knowledge about how to execute an intimate, nonconventional wedding. She acted as a semi-coordinator for us because she has so much experience with the type of wedding we wanted: authentic, intimate, outdoorsy, on the coast, and in the redwoods.

Paige was totally in line with my values and vision for the day. It wasn't just photography to her, she was crafting the wedding story for me to remember forever. Since our wedding was small, her photos strategically told the story so that our loved ones could feel like they were a part of our day. Oh, and she made me and my husband look HOT! He is not usually very photogenic, but she made him look like he does in real life!

Anza Borrego Elopement Paige Nelson
Victoria & Brandon


Before hiring Paige, I felt like it was tough to know how good a wedding photographer really was, and if they would understand what we were trying to capture, given the remote and somewhat unusual venue we wanted.

Paige was amazingly unobtrusive given that she was 25% of the wedding party for our elopement. She was on time and prepared, and engaging to make it comfortable for us.  She has a very accommodating manner that also took the stress out of having a photographer there.

She responded to our needs, coupled with gentle suggestions when we were clueless as to what we wanted. She is professional and competent as a photographer...and she certainly knows what she is doing!

Anza Borrego Elopement Paige Nelson
La Jolla Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Brittany & Nick


Hiring Paige to be our wedding photographers was one of the best decisions we made. I was easy going with many aspects of my wedding, but I was the most picky when it came to photographers. I looked at over 50 photographers websites before I found Paige. She was referred to me by one of my clients.

The minute I saw her photos, I knew I wanted to hire her. Not only is Paige a master at what she does, but she is wonderful to work with. She is kind, personable and truly cares about capturing the best photos for you and your spouse. Many of my friends and family have told me they have never seen better wedding photos - and I agree.

Her work is outstanding. She is worth every penny and then some. Hire Paige, you will be blown away with your photos. I cherish mine.

San Diego wedding photographer Paige Nelson
Amanda & Michael


If you're looking for warm, personal, genuine, gorgeous photos, Paige is your perfect fit. She made us comfortable every step of the way, starting with our initial inquiry and business meeting, our engagement shoot and pre-wedding coordination, all the way to our big day and ordering our album.

My husband and I are usually tense in front of a camera, but Paige's likable personality and natural prompts made us feel so at ease during both our engagement shoot and wedding day; not once were we forced into an awkward pose.

Somehow even with our wedding day jitters, Paige captured hundreds of photos we loved. Her dedication to her craft shows in every image. Working with Paige was an absolute delight, and we look forward to working with her again.

San Diego wedding photographer Paige Nelson
Lake Arrowhead Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Alex & Beau


I cannot say enough good things about Paige. After I got engaged, I stalked her instagram page and I knew I had to have her. She is truly a visionary and so talented. She also genuinely cares about her clients.

She was interested in ALL of the details of our engagement, relationship, wedding, days leading up to the day, our personalities. She wants to get to know you so she can really capture what is important to you. She is so easy to talk to you and I felt as if I was talking to my good friend.

Photography was one of the most important aspects of our wedding. The photographs are something you cherish forever and I knew I would not regret hiring Paige. My advice to you is book her early, she is in high demand, which speaks to her photography. Absolutely loved having her at my wedding.

Sedona Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Simone & Kiley

ARIZONA + CA | 2016 + 2019

I can not say enough wonderful things about Paige!! We found her through a friend and I knew we had to work with her! We traveled from Arizona for her to shoot our engagements photos at Windansea beach.

She was patient, detail oriented and very personable! Our photos turned out breath taking. As fate would have it, it ended up working out for her to come to Arizona to shoot our wedding. We had a pre-wedding shoot the day before and then she shot our wedding day.

Again, her attention to detail, professionalism and talent really came alive! I am so happy we found her and couldn't be more pleased with all of her hard work. We absolutely plan to use her again, I'm sure we can find a reason!

Sedona Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Long Beach Wedding Photographer Paige Nelson
Michelle & Vince

Long Beach, CA | APril 2019

We didn’t know what to expect in terms of hiring a photographer. Booking our engagement session with Paige really helped dispel our nervous feelings. But other than our own anxieties about being photographed, we had no hesitancies about her capabilities! She made us feel so comfortable during our engagement and throughout our wedding day.

We love Paige’s style SO much. She has such a calm, peaceful presence, and tried to bring silliness into our day whenever possible—which we appreciated! We vividly remember feeling so comfortable on our wedding day because we knew Paige would capture all of the moments we wanted, while we danced the night away.

If anyone is looking for a photographer to tell their story through a lens of warmth and love, I will direct them to Paige immediately. She really goes above and beyond for her clients. The time, love, and energy she put into our photos shines through. And it’s priceless.

We LOVED having her be a part of our wedding journey and hope to hire her again in the future. Thank you so much, Paige. These are moments that we will cherish forever and we couldn’t imagine anything more special.

Joshua Tree elopement Paige Nelson
Laura & Jeff

Joshua Tree, CA | November 2017

It was a very difficult decision to not have our families and parents at our wedding. We wanted to have photos to share with them, but also the ceremony was primarily for the kids.

Paige basically said...”be you”. She made it so easy, so fun, and so intimate, despite her following us around with a camera and making us laugh constantly. Her energy easily mixed with ours. She felt like a friend. You could feel how passionate and dedicated she was to ensuring your moments are captured in truth and beauty.

I think Paige has a talent for looking beneath your skin, seeing your souls and gently inviting them to come out and be admired. She has the ability to expose your vulnerability and translate that into a photograph that captures the essence of your true love.

A photographer is one of the most important choices you will make for your wedding day. We both feel so lucky that we found Paige and are beyond happy with our photos and the friendship that we have. We both talk about how we want to do it again!


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