These are the stories. The ones that exist to be celebrated!

Welcome to the blog


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If you’re like me and you love to find out how someone got started in their profession, you’ve come to the right place. I especially love to hear how photographers got their start. Today, I am bringing you just that – the story of Laura Minor Photography.  The Early Years Like many photographers, I started […]

The Story of Laura Minor Photography

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Rizza and Josh’s adventurous engagement session on Mt. Baldy, California had the perfect mix of forest, desert, and mountain vibes.

Mount Baldy, California Adventurous Engagement

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As 2021 comes to a close, all I can think of is how much of a game changer this year truly was. I remember back in 2019, looking forward to 2020 as my first wedding season… well, we all know how that went (although the 2020 love stories that I had the honor of capturing […]

2021 End of Year Wrap Up

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Venessa and Shane’s downtown retro Santa Anna, California wedding at the Estate on 2nd was the absolute definition of classic.

Retro Santa Ana, California Wedding

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Adventure couple’s session in Southern California. Red rocks, Joshua trees, and flash photography at dusk. Adventurous couple’s session in the desert.

Top 4 Reasons You NEED an Adventure Session

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Romantic Southern California wedding at The Walnut Grove wedding venue in Moorpark, California. Eucalyptus and olive sprigs added to the sweet ambiance.

Romantic Walnut Grove Wedding, Southern California || Cambria + Luis

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Laguna Beach, California Surprise Proposal. Hidden photographer captured the intimate moment as she said YES! We ended the evening with engagement photos.

Laguna Beach, California Surprise Proposal || Candice and Justin

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Emily and Scottie’s intimate backyard wedding was straight out of a fairy tale. The Southern California foothills were the perfect spot to say their I do’s.

Intimate Backyard Wedding Southern California

Adventurous outdoor bridal wedding photos in the hills. Redhead bride. Southern California backyard wedding.

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This elopement was PROOF that nothing can stop true love!

When Amanda first reached out to me about this Sunset Cliffs elopement, I knew this was going to be a special day. Amanda and Hector were just one of the many couple’s whose wedding plans changed in 2020. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and a heat wave in California, this elopement on the gorgeous Sunset Cliffs told a story of adventure, perseverance, and true love.

Sunset Cliffs Elopement, Amanda & Hector

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I turned the corner, slowly, carefully, walking onto Sunset Cliffs Blvd, and there I saw Audrey and Daniel walking along the beautiful cliffs in San Diego. My own heart started beating at 100 miles a minute and I couldn’t even believe how Daniel must be feeling.

In just a few minutes, Daniel was going to get down on one knee and ask the most important question he might ever ask in his life. He was going to ask Audrey to be his wife!!

Sunset Cliffs Proposal, Audrey & Daniel