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Edith and Juan are married! These two originally planned their wedding then postponed because of Covid. As the day approached and some restrictions were lifted they decided to continue with their wedding only 1 week before the date! So much to do and plan, and they didn’t have a photographer. Edith reached out to me […]


St John’s Cathedral Wedding – Fresno Wedding Photographer

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Yay! You’re engaged, you may even have your wedding date picked, and your venue chosen. Now it’s time to book your wedding photographer! As if figuring out WHO to hire isn’t hard enough, you need to figure out how much coverage you need. Chances are you probably haven’t done this before so you don’t know […]


How many hours of Wedding Photography coverage do you need?

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This Styled Shoot was a passion project between myself and Michelle from Gunn Shot Photography. A styled photoshoot is a staged wedding where a team of wedding vendors come together and collaborate to bring their vision to life. It allows all the different vendors to really be creative and create something they may have otherwise […]

Styled Shoots, Weddings

R Wedding and Events – The Westside Island – A Whimsical Blush Styled Wedding

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I think most women rejoice when it’s fall, I know I do. We might be basic but we all love a good spooky season (and all things pumpkin spice)! When Sara from First Glantz Photography mentioned wanted to do a styled spooky shoot everyone, I mean EVERYONE was on board. What is so cool about […]

Holidays, Styled Shoots

Spooky Season Styled Shoot – Halloween Styled Photoshoot

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Ethan and Mackenzie are (finally) married! They were my first couple that had to postpone their wedding because of COVID. Their wedding date changed, then their venue changed after the location they were supposed to wed got closed down. What didn’t change was their love for each other and their desire to be married. They […]


Visalia Wedding Photographer – Ethan and Mackenzie are FINALLY married

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How CUTE is Alaina and Anthony’s in-home engagement session? I was so excited when Alaina told me she wanted to do their engagement session in their home. What better place is there to celebrate your love then the home you share your life in? BONUS POINTS, she asked to include her dog, Odie. I am […]


Hanford in-home Engagement Photography – Home Engagement Session

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Cristina and Roger booked me just 6 weeks before their wedding! A friend referred me to them after their original Photographer had an accident and was injured for their wedding day. I’m so glad I was available and able to capture their day for them. Cristina got ready at her Parent’s house while Roger was […]


R Wedding House The Ranch in Selma – Cristina and Roger are married!

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I realize it isn’t fall (burr! I think the low today was 31) but I never posted about my fall mini’s from 2018! I figured with my almond blossom mini sessions coming up I should let you guys see all the gorgeousness from my fall mini’s. Of course I love, love, loved my fall set […]

Children and Family, Mini Sessions

Fall Mini Sessions – Hanford Family Photographer

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My name is Dana.

I am a portrait and wedding photographer based in California’s Central Valley.


Hanford California Wedding Photographer – Dana Rae Photography