Downtown Fullerton Engagement by Dustin stafford

I've always wanted to shoot in this location and this couple was willing enough to let me try it out! Chelsea and her fiancé were a referral from a previous client and they were both actually in the wedding I previously shot. I love working with return clients and building relationships and this couple is so much fun. Check out the shots at the end of this post, those photos say everything about their personality and relationship. 

Irvine Hills Engagement by Dustin stafford

I think that this shoot has become one of my favorite thus far. The couple chose the location and I think that I might need to hire them as personal location scouters. I was amazed when I showed up at the views and really surprised that this location was tucked away in the heart of Orange County. This couple had so much fun and was an breeze to photographer. Stay tuned for the post from their wedding this month.

Natalie & Rich by Dustin stafford

Natalie is a great friend of mine and recently asked me to drive up to San Luis Obispo to take her engagement photos. I was so excited that I was given the opportunity to this and she chose a rad location. Natalie found this awesome woodland preserve in SLO and then we headed down to Pismo beach to take more photos. I had never been to Pismo, but I couldn't be happier with how the photos turned out. 

UCLA Wedding by Dustin stafford

We shot this beautiful wedding at UCLA in June.

The bride attended UCLA as a student, we loved listening to her memories while walking around campus and her story behind picking the campus as her venue. The Florals were amazing and there was an awesome design team behind the day. 

Santa Barbara Engagement by Dustin stafford

Our very own Emily (the Wild, in Wild&Stripe) just recently got engaged. We couldn't be happier about the journey she's about to embark on and what better way to celebrate than to take photos?! 

After much deliberation, we decided to spend the day in Santa Barbara taking photos. Emily has this vision in mind of tall green grass and a long black flowing dress... and well, that's just what she got! Em actually made the dress herself and it turned out awesome. 

We probably could have found tall green grass a little closer to home, but I always try to find an excuse to end up in Santa Barbara. Check out the photos and let us know what you think! 

Portrait Shoot by Dustin stafford

Took some photos with a good friend at a pumpkin patch in October. I've been extremely busy between work and school, which doesn't leave me with much time to post here! It was nice to get to take some portraits and do something I don't do very often! Take a look at these photos we took at Lombardi Ranch in Valencia. 

Ware Wedding by Dustin stafford

I've shot a decent amount of this families events and I loved being able to shoot their wedding. It was at a private beach in Malibu and we got some awesome shots. The had a lot of small details that went into the wedding, but it really felt like almost just a small party. Check out the amazing shots we got before and after the wedding. 

the Navarro Wedding by Dustin stafford

We shot this beautiful ranch wedding a couple weeks back. This wedding was one of my favorites thus far, it helps when you're practically photographing models. Mr. & Mrs. Navarro were so much fun and they have so much joy and love surrounding them, shooting their wedding was a huge blessing. The Wild & Stripe team wishes you two the best. 

Balboa Pier Engagement Session by Dustin stafford

I had the opportunity to shoot with this fun couple a few weeks back. This shoot was so much fun, very chill and laid back. The couple got engaged earlier this year in the exact same spot so it was a very special place for them. I wish this couple the best of luck and I know their joyful spirits will make their marriage tons of fun. 

 #engagement #socal #beach

#engagement #socal #beach

Houlgin Wedding by Dustin stafford

I shot this awesome wedding in the hills of San Luis Obispo, a friend and I made a trip out of this wedding and got to see some pretty awesome sights. This wedding was so quaint and small, the only people who attended were family, which mades things super intimate. 

I had a blast with this wedding and the entire party was so creative. There was definitely a boho-hipster feel. Take a look at the images and the beautiful location! 



Ashley & Pablo - Engaged by Dustin stafford

This engagement session was so fun, we basically drove around Malibu and Calabasas searching for photo spots. The bride to be spotted this tree and we definitely made a hike up to it to grab some of these photos. This couple has to be one of my favorites, they're so much fun and they're basically models, which is helpful. I will be shooting their wedding later in the year and can't wait to show you guys those photos.