More Categories




find us elsewhere

Hey There! Welcome to the LCP Blog. Here you will find just a few of my favorite sessions capturing all things LOVE & LIFE in Sunny San Diego! 

Hi there! I'm Leigh

October 24, 2023

As a San Diego Family photographer, there is no greater compliment than a returning client. Knowing that families put their trust in me is something I am incredibly grateful for and I consider it such a privilege to capture each and every one of my families. It brings me so much joy knowing that my […]

October 17, 2023

Imagine a family vacation filled with laughter, sandy toes, and salty kisses. That’s exactly what the Sanders Family from Texas experienced during their stay in sunny Del Mar, California. Their goal? To capture the pure joy of their adorable kiddos, Preston and Hadley, as they enjoyed the San Diego beaches. Their Del Mar Beach Family […]

October 10, 2023

In the heart of Carlsbad, California, with vibrant cypress trees, a serene pond, and a garden of gorgeous blooms, I met the Adamson Family for their summer garden extended family session! This beautiful family gathered together for a reunion and wanted images to document this exciting moment. Leigh Adamson contacted me prior to the reunion […]

October 3, 2023

The Lancaster’s extended family sunset session in Oceanside, CA was an absolute blast! This amazing, fun family of 10 from Utah were visiting the California coast for their summer vacation. The sun-kissed shores near the Oceanside Pier provided the perfect backdrop for their family session. They even braved the ocean waves, allowing me to capture […]

September 26, 2023

I recently had the pleasure of capturing Ruta Designs Branding Session in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Ruta Designs is a high-end residential, interior design and staging firm that transforms spaces into timeless works of art. Nestled in Southern California, Ruta Designs creates and delivers spaces that are both luxurious and comfortable. It was a joy […]

September 19, 2023

It’s a celebration of fun, family, and funky vibes as we mark five incredible years of Funky Bus mini sessions in Carlsbad, California! This amazing collaboration between myself, Leigh Castelli Photography, and The Funky Bus is a favorite! The sessions sell out every time we open booking, as people just love the Funky Bus. It […]

September 12, 2023

Jorden is the sweetest high school senior! I had the most wonderful time getting to know her while capturing her light and airy senior session on the sunny coast of Carlsbad, California. Jorden and her family were visiting Carlsbad from Arizona, where they spend most of their time. Jorden’s mom, Michele, wanted her senior portraits […]

September 5, 2023

I have had the great pleasure of knowing and photographing this awesome family of 7 for many years. We first met when our sons played on the same baseball team and we share the greatest little league memories together. However, time has quickly passed, the kiddos have grown, and this beautiful family has since moved […]

August 22, 2023

On the sun-kissed shores of Carlsbad, I recently captured the beautiful Leslie family for their California coastline beach session. This family session was special for several reasons. It was about more than updating their family portraits, as this family is preparing for a cross country move at the end of summer to Nashville, Tennessee. What […]

August 15, 2023

I had the privilege of capturing the Clute family for their gorgeous family beach session at the beautiful coastal setting of San Diego, California. Jennifer, the mom of the family, reached out to me about capturing their family while on vacation in the area. She wanted updated photos of their growing family and also to […]

San Diego Photographer

Blogs from San Diego Photographer Leigh Castelli Photography highlighting recent work and helpful photography tips for the budding photographer.