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Ben Straily

Hi, I'm Ben! As a wedding photographer and videographer in San Diego, California, I specialize in capturing the essence of your special day. Your wedding is not just an event; it's the beginning of a lifelong story filled with unique and heartfelt moments. I aim to create a vivid and authentic portrayal of your day, capturing the laughter, tears, and unspoken love. Each wedding is a new adventure, offering a chance to tell a story as unique as you. I focus on the genuine, unscripted moments, from gentle smiles to joyous dances, capturing them with a fresh and artistic perspective. I believe great photography and videography should enhance your wedding experience, transforming it into a beautifully captured narrative. Let's collaborate to make your wedding day a cherished memory for a lifetime. Reach out, and let's bring your dream wedding to life!

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Capturing Your Story – Making Memories Last a Lifetime!

My Style

Why I Shoot

I take pride in making photography sessions fun and stress-free, avoiding heavy posing to focus on genuine emotions. My goal is to create photos that bring back joy and remind you of your best moments. More than just a photographer, I assist in planning and ensuring your wedding day runs smoothly. I strive to make your special day enjoyable without turning it into an all-day photo shoot, while still delivering incredible photos that will become a part of your family's legacy. If you're looking for someone to bring your vision to life, I'm here to help. Let's chat and make your dream wedding come true.

Client Love

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My husband and I had our wedding at the Carlsbad Windmill. We found Ben through a review he had left of the venue and noticed he had some experience with that venue. We hired Ben to photograph our wedding and we are so glad we did! We worked with Ben from our engagement session to our wedding day. Ben is very detailed, he helped us breakdown the timeline which made our day run pretty smooth. He also directed us well and he worked well with Paul the second photographer that was part of the package. My husband and I absolutely love our photos and have received compliments from friends and family. We highly recommend Ben 💛!
Matt & Lorena
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Ben is an amazing photographer. Very punctual and kind. He delivered more than we can ever ask for! Thank you for capturing the magic from the best day of our lives ❤ Truly had the best photographer! I’m so glad we crossed path and you made our day a dream come true!
Joan & Matt
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The wedding of my dream was a success! Thanks to Ben for capturing it all. Anticipated to show my future kids one day, Lord willing. Also, I showed friends and family that couldn’t make it to the wedding and they were in awe of how beautiful it was. They said , I had a great photographer. Thank you Ben again for having a good eye and being super nice as well, we need more of those. :)
Elizabeth & Esteban