Experience the magic and warmth of Sunny San Diego with timeless coastal light & airy photographs. For those looking for a unique, light chasing family photography experience. Learn more about the booking process & experience here!


Hello & Welcome! My name is Leigh Castelli and I'm so glad you found me here! I am a professional portrait, interiors & wedding photographer based in Sunny Southern California. I am OBSESSED with capturing life's most precious moments and creating timeless treasures to be cherished for generations to come. A self professed light chaser ~ I seek to find the light and love in every session I photograph. Creating beautiful images is my passion and I hope to have the opportunity to tell your unique story through my lens soon. 

It's so nice to meet you

About Leigh

Credit: Laura Bravo Mertz ~ Solifoto

I will schedule an initial phone conversation to discuss your ideas and hear more about your vision for the session. Together we will come up with a plan that is perfectly tailored to meet your own specific needs. The end goal is ALWAYS to have a fun and relaxed photo session so that we can best capture and document this very special time in your life. Life goes by so fast. Don't let it pass you by without preserving your most precious moments. I’m so glad you found me and I can’t wait to tell your story through my lens. Let's Chat!

Scheduling a photo session can be stressful! As a busy mother of two - I completely understand this! Having been both behind and in front of the camera, I know choosing the perfect wardrobe, finding the ideal location and scheduling the right time can be all too overwhelming. That is where I come in! I am here to walk you through the entire booking process every step of the way. From the very first inquiry to our first in person meeting- I want you to feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible.

If you're looking for beautiful, light & airy images captured forever with a 5 star personalized experience, you have come to the right place!


I wholeheartedly believe this to be true. My "why" is simple. life moves in the blink of an eye and I want to be there to capture the beauty, the joy and the light in your lives to treasure forever. 

"A picture is worth a thousand words"

I want you to remember the toasts, the dances and the time you spent pouring your heart and soul into every single perfect detail. Creating timeless, classic, romantic images that will tell your love story for generations to come is my ultimate passion and I’m so glad you found me here. Let’s Chat!

Your wedding is one of the most momentous occasions in your life. Some spend a lifetime dreaming and planning their big day only to have it fly by in the blink of any eye. It is my absolute pleasure to be your ultimate witness and to make sure every single love filled detail is captured, preserved & treasured for a lifetime. 


I want you to look back on your special day and feel all of the emotions you felt before your first look & your walk down the aisle.

I am extremely dedicated to my clients and I will do whatever it takes to make sure you are always comfortable in front of my lens. Watching your stories unfold naturally and capturing those perfect shots is what I live for. 

Natural, Light & Airy, easy going, reliable, fun & kind

"Leigh is a photographer extraordinaire. She captures the whole essence of much FEELING, spontaneity, and the wondrous joy of nature. I absolutely adore these photographs!"

— the swift family

Family & Wedding Photography Services for San Marcos and surrounding areas

San Diego Photographer Leigh Castelli's style is composed of emotion filled images using abundant, natural light to create timeless, light & airy photographs. Leigh keeps things simple and relaxed - allowing the focus of her sessions to truly capture all of your light & love. Allow Leigh the space to capture life's most fleeting moments ~ contact Leigh Castelli to document your days and preserve your most precious memories today.