Diana Lake Photography
Southern California Wedding and Lifestyle Photographer

ABOUT

h e l l o, I'm diana

I have had a lifelong love affair with taking pictures. There is video footage of me as a 9 or 10 year old posing my little sister in our front yard with a Kodak disposable camera in my hand. I always knew I wanted to be a photographer, but as a profession it seemed too good to be true- the ultimate "if you could be anything in the world what would you be" dream of mine. 

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Pretty soon I found myself in college studying graphic design and from there my photography hobby grew immensely and truly blossomed into a passion. During and after college I travelled lots, (I've been to 19 countries... and counting!) and never once left my accommodation without camera in hand. In 2015 I lived and worked as an ESL teacher in Thailand. I spent the majority of that year trying to figure this thing out we all call "life". When it came down to it, I knew photography is where my heart lies, and I decided to pursue it seriously when I returned home to California. These past years doing what I love, getting to photograph beautiful couples on their wedding day, sharing and documenting some truly special moments- has been nothing short of a dream come true. The young observer and childlike curiosity is completely fulfilled when I am behind the camera curating your story and making art together. I love what I do and I can't wait to get to know you and help tell your story!

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FAQ

What are your rates?

My most popular package starts at $2,900 and covers me to be at the wedding for 8 hours. I also have 6 and 10 hour packages. Each package includes some prints and a second photographer and an engagement session. 

Do you travel? What are your fees?

I am based out of Los Angeles, CA and I love to travel! I am available to travel anywhere in the US or internationally. For destination weddings or anywhere outside of Southern California I require transportation to and from the wedding and somewhere for me to sleep the night before and the night of the wedding for my second photographer and I. I am a very low maintenance gal so I love an Airbnb or cozy little inn whichever is on the cheaper side. Travel fees can vary based on distance/ pricing of hotel or Airbnb. 

how many photographers will be there on the day of the wedding?

Included with all my packages is a second photographer. Usually 95% of the photos I give in the final gallery were taken by me, but I love having a second photographer for support and to get different angles, especially during the ceremony. Another set of eyes to capture your day is always a win. 

How many photos will I receive? 

I take any where from 3,000-6,000 photos per wedding and after going through them all and editing I will give you 800-1,200 photos. 

How long does it take to get the photos after the wedding?

I strive to get you your photos as soon as possible, but you should expect your photos within 4 weeks of your wedding date. 


Investment

Weddings begin at $2,900 for 8 hours of coverage

Lifestyle sessions begin at $350 (engagement, headshots, etc.)