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Michelle De La Vara Photography,
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Michelle De La Vara Photography is a multi-award winning photography studio that specializes in weddings, quinceaƱeras, senior, and fashion photography. We serve the greater Southern California area.
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We are professional photographers in Los Angeles proudly serving our clients. Our photography is unique and artistic. Our goal is to capture your moments creatively and beautifully so you will have exquisite photography to cherish forever.

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Enjoyed a successful bridal shoot with model Jocell Villa. The shoot took place at the Westridge Golf Club located in La Habra, California. We featured the bride in several different location on the property. We created several beautiful images during the afternoon and sunset hours. Thank you to assistants Julie Lopez and Von McKinney. To see all of the photos from this shoot, please visit http://clients.michelledelavara.com/jocell. Read more
Great senior photo shoot with twins, Brittany and Alizabeth, in beautiful Southern California. Read more
Great shoot with Paul Alexander at the Arcadia Arboretum. I attended this shoot with professional photographer, Ramiro Cervantes. We experimented with lighting in a variety of unique locations inside the arboretum. This is a great place to visit as a photographer looking to shoot or simply as a visitor. There are lots of interesting animals running wild! Read more
Shot this model at Pasadena City Hall and Walt Disney Concert Hall. We used only natural light, a light meter, and a reflector to create these images. Amazing results with natural light. Read more
We shot the lovely, Paloma in Hacienda Heights. Her Quinceanera is fast approaching in January and she desired a casual shoot for her pre-quince photos. We chose an intimate park in Hacienda Heights and shot around sunset. We shot with our Nikons and utilized four different lights to achieve these unique results. Read more