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MEET THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
There is nothing more exquisite than love, and it is an absolute privilege that so many couples let me share in the romance of their love stories. I approach wedding photography with an artistic eye, focusing on the details, the authentic emotions and moments, but most of all, the genuine love between the couple. My shooting style combines traits from documentary and fine art photography to provide you with beautiful images that stand the test of time. My journey into photography is different than most; my background and education is rooted in science, and I am lucky enough to have a passion for both. My analytical and scientific side has definitely influenced how I view photography, how I execute and how I am able to capture the images I create.
Southern California Wedding Photographer available for travel
THE ARTIST

Connecting with my couples is a key element of my process. Building a relationship with you allows me to faithfully capture the events and emotions of your special day. This rapport enables me to create images that are timeless, truthful to your relationship, and worthy to be preserved as heirlooms.

I was honored to be named one of the best photographers in the U.S. by Mod Weddings in 2015, and a finalist for Belle Lumiere's Magazine "Emerging Film Photographer of the Year" 2015. I only take on a limited number of weddings each year, which allows me to focus on each couple individually and give their day my complete attention. Contact me for more information on wedding collections.

IN THE PRESS

FEATURES & PUBLICATIONS

It has been an incredible honor to have my amazing clients featured in top publications both online and in print all over the world. I feel privileged to work with so many talented people who help bring artistic visions to life, and who continue to foster in me an artful love of photography.

My work has been featured in top publications including STYLE ME PRETTY, ONCE WED, BRIDES, WEDDING SPARROW, MAGNOLIA ROUGE, BELLE LUMIERE MAGAZINE, MARTHA STEWART WEDDINGS, THE KNOT MAGAZINE, TRENDY BRIDE, HOCHZEITSGUIDE, ADORN MAGAZINE, BUZZFEED, WASHINGTONIAN BRIDE AND GROOM, INSPIRED BY THIS AND MANY MORE

wedding bridal party at Anderson House Malibu
Jennessa & Josh

"We were thrilled with Matoli and the stunning photos she took of our wedding. From the first phone call, she was enthusiastic, comprehensive, and made us feel confident that she could make our vision a reality. We fell in love with her timeless style and knew it was exactly what we wanted for our big day.

Both on our engagement shoot and wedding day Matoli went above and beyond our expectations!! We would highly recommend Matoli, and hope to work with her in the future to capture other important memories. Thanks Matoli!!"

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STEVIE & DAVID

"Matoli is incredibly talented and easy going! We loved the way she approached things - from getting to know us and our style, her attention to details, to the way she's able to make something awkward into a really fun experience! Just look at her work - no explanation necessary!!"

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HEATHER & JAMES

"Hiring Matoli was the BEST choice I made in regards to my wedding. She made every single thing fun, exciting, and easy. From our very first email exchange, she made me feel absolutely at ease and as if I was talking to a long lost friend. Her enthusiasm and professionalism never wavered. And best of all, our photos are incredible! I could not have picked a better person to shoot our wedding"

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MORGAN & WILL

"I cannot recommend Matoli enough. Her passion for her work is palpable, her presence is positive and calming, and as a result she gets beautiful shots and creates priceless heirlooms that you and your partner will cherish forever! She truly takes the time to listen to what you want, studies your reference photos, and adds her own artistic eye, and the results are the photos of your dreams"

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HOBIN & TOMMY

"Matoli shot my wedding last Sept (2016) in Virginia. She was a DREAM to work with and I must add that she was the ONLY vendor of mine that was consistent throughout the whole wedding planning process. What I mean by that was that from the first email/inquiry, to when we received our photos, she was very responsive, honest and kind (which from my experience with other vendors, was NOT the case). She has an eye for framing pictures and captured all of the most precious moments of our special day. Apart from her amazing skills, she was great to work with overall. She came early and stayed late"

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DIANA & JACK

"Matoli was absolutely incredible. The experience of working with her was warm and wonderful, and the images captured everything from the love that surrounded us that day to the beauty of the wedding. I cannot say enough lovely things about Matoli, her work, and her personality. She is absolute perfection in every way"

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ANDREA & STEVE

"Of all of the vendors involved in our wedding day, Matoli was the only one who always recognized the importance of the day. When she caught us looking nervous or stiff, she was the first to remind us of the things that really mattered. Amongst all of the noise around schedules, seating charts, guest lists, meal choices, and every other detail, Matoli was our voice of reason and our calming influence"

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RACHAEL & LOGAN

"I don't even know where to begin to explain how amazing Matoli is in every single way... most importantly, our photos are just STUNNING. Absolutely stunning. I feel like she captured exactly who we were as a couple and as a group of friends and family. I wanted pictures that I would love to look at again and again throughout the years, not just because they remind me of one of the most fun days of my life, but because of the quality and skill of the photographer. I regret nothing. Matoli was everything I ever could have hoped for and more.

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JEN & MAX

I can't imagine my wedding without Matoli. She's shot my wedding, my sister's wedding, and will be shooting my sister-in-law's wedding next spring. With all the details of wedding planning, I think the only one I was 0% worried about was how the photos would come out - and Matoli did not disappoint! She's so calm, collected, and will get every shot even when you're inevitably running behind schedule. She knows so much about the industry, and I love that she shoots on film. The difference in how the film images come out is seriously noticeable and made me feel like I was looking at Vogue's version of my wedding. I can't recommend her enough!

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