Ali E. Photography

Southern California full service portrait+wedding photographer. Light chaser & memory keeper ♡Taco lover ♡ Mother ♡ Disney know-it-all Serving OC - SD

http://www.aliephotography.com/

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"If you want something to last forever, you treat it differently. You shield it and protect it. You never abuse it. You don't expose it to the elements. You don't make it common or ordinary. If it ever becomes tarnished, you lovingly polish it until it gleams like new. It becomes special because you have made it so, and it grows more beautiful and precious as time goes by." -F. Burton Howard ❤️
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It's mid November (how?!) and it's finally feeling like fall 🍁. I can't believe Thanksgiving is already NEXT week! Although, I am excited for a delicious Thanksgiving meal with family, I must admit I've been browsing through all the sale ads and creating a game plan for the day after😅. Anybody else?! || second shooting with @disneymike .
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"Be the girl that decided to go for it."
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I feel like I've been neglecting my social media accounts lately, but the truth is I've been out at sessions and having long nights editing. I'm overwhelmed by the love and support from all of you, and I just wanted to say thank you 💕 It's crazy to think that almost a year ago, I was terrified at the idea of owning my own business, but now I see that it's probably one of the best decisions I've made ❤️ xo, Ali
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Hi friends! As promised, here's part 2/4 of my #fridayintroductions love story, mini series 📖: The First Date (scroll back a couple of photos for part 1- the b&w picture!)🍃 // okay, so, there are 2 versions to the story-- what I count as our 1st date, he counts as our 2nd haha. I'll tell you my side. Wil called me one night and asked me if I wanted to "hang out." HANG OUT. Not, "Let's go on a date." So what he says was our 1st date, I counted as a hangout lol 🤦‍♀️. Anyways, I agreed to hanging out. He picked me up (late, I might add) and told me we were going to grab a bite to eat. I though we would just get burgers or go some place that was hangout-y. Nope! We ended up in Downtown San Diego at Panda Inn🐼 (a sit down chinese restaurant that used to be in Horton Plaza), at a table that overlooked the city and bay. I was confused but went with it. We sat down, had dinner, talked and he witnessed my slow eating habits for the 1st time (it still drives him crazy at how long it takes me to finish a meal lol🍽️). As we were finishing our food, the fireworks at Seaworld started to go off🎆. He still claims to this day that he had timed it perfectly for us to watch 🙄. I eventually finished my food, and he drove me back home. He'll tell you that I talked his ear off that night and couldn't get me to leave (according to him he had plans afterwards). I still think he's lying 😂. And that was that. No kiss, no nada, just a wave good bye!...afterall, it was a "hang out" 😉😄. // What I count as out 1st date was a McDonald's Date we had where we just had a Big Mac meal 😂. Granted, it's the nicest, fanciest McDonald's I've ever been to! // This picture of us has nothing to do with either occasion, but I don't have a snap shot from neither one of those two "first dates." This is just a photo of us on the Petco Park field a couple of dates in hahaha.
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Wishing you a great weekend!! xo, Ali

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Chocolate comes from cocoa, which is a tree. That makes it a plant. Chocolate is salad. 🍫= 🥗
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Happy Halloween, friends! Tonight's a night full of magic and fun- let's remember to keep safe! I'm super excited to be able to take my little one's trick-or-treating tonight!...but mostly I'm excited for the candy they'll be getting and I'll be eating 😉😅. Only joking...sorta! Let's just say chocolate is my favorite and the kids go to bed early, which gives the chocolate time to grow legs and run (straight into my belly!). Wishing you all a magical, safe Halloween l! 🎃
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Happy Friday!! I've noticed a few new friends here, and I haven't done a #introductionfridays in a while, so I thought it was time for another! So, Hi 👋🏼! I'm Ali :). This is me- the girl behind the camera 📸. Southern California born and raised 🌴San Diego native, residing in Orange County. Lover of chocolate chip cookies , soft morning light seeping in through windows, and late-night taco shop runs 🌯. Believer of kindness and love for others, and simplicity over extravaganza. Mother to two little ones, and wife to a hardworking stud. Addicted to Netflix, Amazon Prime and dark chocolate. I'm anxiously awaiting for December to arrive so that we can renew our Disneyland A(nnual) P(ass), and get our dole whip and churro-eating on. Anybody here have a AP? I'd love to get together and hang out at the happiest place on earth-- come Decemeber that is 😉! For those friends that have been around for a while, I want to apologize! I realize I never got around to part 2 of my mini series about my love story (New friends, scroll back a couple of posts to the black and white picture for part 1!); things got a little busy! I fully intended on bringing it back next week, so stay tuned for that! A special thanks to my sweet friend @ginapurcell_photography for the new, much needed headshots🌸 (she took this great photo, I edited it!). Thank you all for the amazing support 💕Wishing you all a great, safe and fun weekend-before-halloween 🎃! xoxo, Ali

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love: |luv| - n.
1. warm attachment, enthusiasm, or devotion.
AEP was founded on an act of love. When we received an Autism diagnosis for our son, I knew I had to put my passion for photography to the test- for the love of my son- to be able to provide for those needs that come along with a diagnosis. Here at Ali E. Photography, I am fully devoted to passing that love on to my clients and serving them to the best of my ability. "Do all things with love." A life without love is an empty, meaningless one. Little kindnesses go a long way and touch people's lives in more ways that you can imagine. Today I challenge you to show a complete stranger an act of love and kindness. It doesn't need to be big and extravagant. Even a small compliment goes a long way. Double tap if you believe in love. Comment with an idea for a act of kindness/love. 💕💕💕
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It's Monday. It's 100° in October. It's safe to say it's been a long day! Anybody else trying with all their might to make it feel like fall here in sunny Southern California?! I actually wrote boots, cardigan and a scarf to a session this past weekend 😅🙈(it was around 85°). Who else's favorite season is fall 🖐️. .
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I've got a case of the Mondays today! Can't I just go back this this beautiful wedding?! What are your best Monday remedies? I've been indulging in chocolate chip cookies, and that doesn't seem to be helping. But boy, are they delicious!
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What sweet treats make your days better?

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Planning & Design: Heather Benge Events: @heatherbengeevents
Venue: The Hacienda: @the.hacienda
Coordinating: Christin Wilson Events: @christinwilsonevents
Flowers: Pine Street Floral: @pinestreetfloral
Hair & Makeup: Veronica Fensel: @veronicafenselmua
Stationary: Jen Simpson Design: @jensimpsondesign
Gowns: Mary Me Bridal @marymebridal
Cake: Sweet & Saucy Shop: @sweetnsaucyshop
Cocktail Cartel: Bottles and Blooms: @bottlesandblooms
Vintage Vehicle: Luke Sensebe
Models - Bride & Groom: @moosestudio .
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My name is Ali, and I'm a TOMS addict.
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Today, I got to go to the #tomswarehouse in Pomona. Talk about self control 😥! I'm proud to say that I only walked out with 3 pairs of cute booties. I had to run out of there before we spent all of this month's budget on shoes 🙈. Double tap if you're a TOMS lover, too! ...or if you just love a good deal!
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"Today's little moments become tomorrow's precious memories."
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The thing I love most about family sessions is having the ability to document them as they are today and knowing they'll look back at the photos created at their session years from now. They'll become little treasures; not just to them, but to their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

This sweet family's session is up on the blog! Go check it out by clicking the link in my bio :). .
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"Like wildflowers; you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people never thought you would." ______

I was going to say something, but I forgot what it was... please tell me I'm not the only one that suffers from this lol. In my defense, my brain is mush from a cold I recently caught. I blame this bipolar weather we're having. .
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There is something beautiful about watching two people lovingly act silly together; behaving as though nobody else existed.

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One of my most favorite things about being a photographer, is witnessing people let their guard down, and enjoy the moments; forgetting I'm there with them, holding a camera 💕
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Photography:@ali.e_photography
Dress: @mariposabride
Dress designer: @willowbywatters
Flowers:@royal_events.inc
Hair:@rachelrockshair
Make up: @lipglamartistry
Flower wall:@wonderwalloc
Jewelry:@justinemcouture
Models:@mrsgeedotcom @jag_86_
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It's officially fall, and that means it's time to start thinking about your holiday photos! Make sure to book your mini session to get some great photos for your holiday cards this year! I only have a limited amount of spots available, so make sure you don't wait to book! I can't wait to see you in your autumn best! .
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I'll keep it simple today: be fearless.

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I'm starting my weekend with a full heart. My son finally spoke a full sentence to me, after a year and a half of therapy! And to top it off my work was published on #borrowedandblue! Happy day! Wishing you a lovely weekend! XO, Ali
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Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend- you deserve it. My weekend was wonderful and much needed. Today is a weird day for me. It's the anniversary of Liam's autism diagnosis. It's a bittersweet feeling; one between "let's celebrate" and "oh yeah, that." I invite you to check out today's blog entry- a reflection of what one year as an autism mom has been like. (link in bio). 💙 http://aliephotography.com/a-year-later-a-year-into-my-sons-diagnosis-personal/

_____ "To my sweet boy: mama and dada are so proud of all you have accomplished. You have come such a long way, Lamb. We are so proud of all your hard work. It's been amazing to watch...[w]e know you understand when we explain your differences to people. With all of our hearts, we want you to know you are not less-than. You are amazing." [1,604 more words]
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"She was laughing even as we kissed and kissed again. There is no better take than someone else's laughter in your mouth." _____

Hooray for Friday! Did your week go by just as fast as mine? I can't believe October is just around the corner, too! Where did September go?! What are your weekend plans? I currently don't have any plans for the weekend, but I hope they'll include Netflix at some point. I haven't been able to watch anything outside of the kids section in weeks(mom life)! Any recommendations on what to watch?
Wishing you a happy weekend!
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Photography:@ali.e_photography
Dress: @mariposabride
Dress designer: @willowbywatters
Flowers:@royal_events.inc
Hair:@rachelrockshair
Make up: @lipglamartistry
Flower wall:@wonderwalloc
Jewelry:@justinemcouture
Models:@mrsgeedotcom @jag_86_
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Today, Wil and I celebrate two years of marriage. If you know me at all, you know that I'm not the lovey dovey type.I love the idea of it, but it's something that I really need to put a lot of effort into (sorry, dearest).This is why writing a personal letter to my husband is all types of difficult and awkward for me, but I thought I'd start a new tradition of writing him a letter every anniversary. Spoiler alert: it's not all cupcakes and rainbows.
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Dear Willow Tree,
This past year has been one for the books. It hasn't been an easy one, but we've made it to year 2. I know to most, two years doesn't seem like a long time, but when we've been living together for five years, and been thrown at some very hard things to overcome, I consider this year a win. Maybe not exactly a win, but we've grown substantially in a year's time.Our relationship has been and continues to be tested, but I thank you from the bottom of my heart for humbling yourself enough to have seeked the help we needed. Our marriage started off without the support of some of the one's we needed most; with a 1 year old and another 3 months from making her arrival to this world; with the worry of our son's health; with bills we continue to struggle to keep up with ,and with issues we never fully addressed. Wil, you're not perfect. I'm not perfect either. This past year has brought out our worst, but I'm confident that if we continue to put in the work, this year will be better. We're both so different, yet similar in many ways. I need to remember to not be so bossy, and you need to cool it with the passive-aggressiveness. Most importantly, we must remember to make time for each other, to remember our friendship (I know it's easier said than done with having 2 toddlers, limited funds, no nearby babysitter, high stress, and a never-ending to-do list). Thank you for working your butt off everyday for our family. And though we may not be able to celebrate extravagantly this year, I'm full of gratitude for you.Thank you for all of your effort.In hindsight, I'm thankful for the challenges we faced for now we are stronger.Thank you for having patience with me, and for sticking by my side. I love you.

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Your soulmate isn't someone who comes into your life peacefully. It is someone who comes to make you question things, who changes your reality, someone who marks a before and after in your life. It's an ordinary person who manages to revolutionize your world in a second.
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Happy Monday, Friends! Sorry I've been MIA. Last week was miserable! Between trying to wean my (not-so) baby girl, to both kids coming down with the flu, and not sleeping until 5 am last night (I should say this morning) because of said reasons, it's safe to say I'm ready for a new week! Preferably one that doesn't involve me looking and feeling like a zombie! Wishing you all a great, non-zombie-feeling week! xo
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⚠️REAL TALK⚠️ Marriage is H A R D. It's easy to assume you've found "the one", and you're going to live happily ever after. Truth is, it takes work. A lot of it. There are good times, hard times, and harder times. It's the harder times that are the toughest to get through, and honestly, giving up is usually easier than staying and fighting for it. It's during those hard times that you must remember why you're there and that the person who's driving you crazy, is in fact your best friend (even though it may not seem like it at the time). That's why it's so important to have a friendship with your spouse. It's your best friend who will help you through hard times and stick with you to fight through it. Marry your best friend. I do not say that lightly. Really, truly find the strongest, happiest friendship in the person you fall in love with. Someone who speaks highly of you. Someone you can laugh with. The kind of laughs that make your belly ache, and your nose snort. The embarrassing, earnest, healing kind of laughs. Wit is important. Life is too short not to love someone who lets you be a fool with them. Make sure they are somebody who lets you cry, too. Despair will come. Find someone that you want to be there with you through those times. Most importantly, marry the one that makes passion, love, and madness combine and course through you. A love that will never dilute - even when the waters get deep, and dark. //double tap if you married (or are marrying) your best friend 💕//
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Here's a little sparkle to light up your Monday. Does anybody else have a love/hate relationship with Monday's? It's sort of like my relationship with donuts. Just kidding! There's nothing but love there- bring on the extra pounds 🍩🍩🍩(I'll probably regret saying that 😅).
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Alright friends, I need your help! The end of the year is fast approaching, and that means holiday sessions are just around the corner. I'm putting together a limited amount of very special Christmas Sessions, and need help deciding on when to book the location. When do you start thinking about/book your photos for your holiday cards? End of Sept? Oct? Nov? Can't wait to announce what I've got planned for you this year! xo.
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Happy Friday, friends! It hit me this morning that I'm always asking to tell your love story, but I've never actually shared mine🤦‍♀️! So for the next couple #fridayintroductions I thought I'd share mine in a little mini series 📖. I don't normally post black & white images, but I thought this would be a good exception since it's the 1st picture I ever took with my husband (and the colored version got corrupted on a USB drive :( )📸. // part 1/4 🍃 I met Wil in October of 2012 📅. He can remember the exact date, but I can't haha. He'll also tell you that the reason I don't even remember much of him that night was because I was too busy paying attention to someone else lol! You see, I was sorta dating another guy at the time. Scandalous, I know! And it's true lol I didn't even remember his name 😂🙈. It wasn't until he sent me a friend request on Facebook that I was like, "Oh, Yeah! That's his name!". I'm so bad, I know hahaha 😈😘. Anywayyys, we met at an LDS (Mormon) YSA (Young Single Adults) church party event. It was a party celebrating the Navy's Birthday. He went because he served in the Navy, and I went becuase I
had nothing better to do 😆. We each came with a friend and ended up sitting at the same table together. I think we talked a little, but don't remember what about 😂😅. We saw each other again a few days later at the YSAs weekly volleyball night. This time I remember him trying to save the ball and making a burn hole in his pants from the impact of slidding on the gym floor 🙄. We kept seeing each other in a couple of group settings. In this picture we went to the Mormon Battalion in Old Town San Diego with our friends and panned for gold. This is us showing off our findings! Next week: the first date. .
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I love seeing how so many people come together to make a Bride's big day perfect with all the little details😍. This white-on-white cake was absolutely beautiful. Just look at those perfectly made flowers!
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Planning & Design: @heatherbengeevents
Venue: The Hacienda: @the.hacienda
Coordinating: Christin Wilson Events: @christinwilsonevents
Flowers: Pine Street Floral: @pinestreetfloral
Hair & Makeup: Veronica Fensel: @veronicafenselmua
Stationary: Jen Simpson Design: @jensimpsondesign
Gowns: Mary Me Bridal @marymebridal
Cake: Sweet & Saucy Shop: @sweetnsaucyshop
Cocktail Cartel: Bottles and Blooms: @bottlesandblooms
Vintage Vehicle: Luke Sensebe
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