Altar Image Photography


I pride myself on capturing every amazing moment on your special day allowing you to relive it forever.

I offer engagement sessions, (the more unique the better) boudoir and wedding photography in my packages. I have no hour or image limits to my wedding day photography as I believe that the clock is the last thing that should limit my ability to ensure that all the moments of your special day are captured and so that I can provide you with a visual story of your wedding from the preparations till the end of the reception.

I primarily shoot in a photo-journalistic style, I love the crazy, silly and goofy, but not everyone is like that so I also shoot posed portraits as well. I enjoy bright contrasting colors and warm vintage hues, but I'm happy to put your own style to your images and am always open and flexible to incorporate any requests or ideas you may have.

I offer a photo booth to entertain your guests, guest books made from engagement photos, photo books for you and whoever else you want to share them with, tiny books for favors, enlargements, canvases, prints personalized t-shirts and all of your images on DVD. I have packages for every budget or a la carte services so you can assemble your own to suit your needs.

I love to travel, if you're having your wedding outside of Los Angeles I'm delighted to drive or fly and I'll make my expenses as inexpensive as I can for you.

How I cater to Offbeat Brides

My name is Trista and I am the blonde behind the lens.

I have been an active and devoted nuptual shutterbug for a good number of years now but seem to always find renewed inspiration and energy in every new couple that I meet and go out of my way to incorporate all of your ideas into the way I shoot your wedding, as after all, it is YOUR wedding.

In many regards I would say I am offbeat through and through, as in my spare time, when I can be wrenched away from camera for five seconds, I am either taking a spin in my custom built mustang that I rolled up my sleeves and helped build, or teaching my my crazy australian shepherds how to do calculus (yeah, they are scary smart), or cooking up some new recipe that I came up with on the fly amongst others.

I love life, I love enjoying and experiencing new things and I would love to meet you and your partner and show you why I would be honored to be chosen to help paint the picture of the beginning of your lives together.

"After meeting with different photographers we decided on Trista because of the quality of her work. Trista took all of our photos. We were really impressed with the outcome. She took some amazing shots of us and knew how to capture the moment and scenery. We highly recommend Altar Image Photography." -Annette
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$100 off any wedding package and a free 11×14 enlargement if you have your dog in your engagement shoot or your wedding.

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