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Leah Malkinson Photography

Carlsbad , CA
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Carlsbad, CA 92010 US (map)

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Leah Malkinson Photography offers a blend of unique and refreshing vintage-inspired photography with clean pops of color. We pride ourselves in the relationships we build with our... Read more
Leah Malkinson Photography offers a blend of unique and refreshing vintage-inspired photography with clean pops of color. We pride ourselves in the relationships we build with our clients, always striving to make our photo-sessions as comfortable and as natural as possible. We believe that a sense of humor and a deep understanding of photography is important to capturing those "quiet" moments that our clients hope to save forever.



A few small details about Leah Malkinson Photography

What IS vintage-inspired photography? "Vintage-inspired" simply means we enjoy a lighter wash on our photos. Some clients like all of their photos in the vintage wash while others like a cleaner edit. Can't decide? We can do both! No matter what our clients prefer, we take special care to make your photos look and feel special, and we do this by taking our time during the editing process.

What can you expect during a photo shoot with Leah Malkinson Photography? You can expect to have fun as we do everything humanly possible to capture the natural personalities of our clients. You will often hear Leah say, “Oh no! Prom pose!” which we avoid because prom poses make everyone feel uncomfortable and it shows in your photos.

What comes with a standard wedding package? We believe it’s our job to help "tell the story" of your wedding. So ALL of our wedding packages include two photographers. We have one chance to catch everything --so we come prepared. Most of our wedding packages come with an engagement session which we highly recommend as it helps us get to know you without the pressures of a jam-packed wedding day.

You can also expect:
An online hosted gallery for 90 days to share with family and friends. High- resolution DVD with all edited images and print release (that means you can print all of your photos at the place of your choosing). Print away! (Some packages also come with prints in addition to the DVD.) Two photographers. Period. Two is better than one. Flexibility. We know weddings can be stressful so we always do our best to stay organized, but understand that things happen.
Our packages start at $2100.

We invite you to preview our work at www.LeahMalkinsonPhotography.com

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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Prints, Proof CD of All Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Is your media preference film or digital?
Digital
How many photographers do you work with?
Always a minimum of 2 photographers.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes, Leah will always be one of the photographers.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
No, Leah Malkinson Photography only works on wedding a day to make sure the client remains the focus of the event.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes, but Leah has never missed a wedding. :)
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We always come prepared. Two camera bodies, a host of lenses, flashes, off-camera flashes and a tote for carrying the bride's items if necessary. :) Shout wipe? Got you covered!
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Absolutely!
Do you charge hourly or full day?
Depends on the package.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Yes we can always add additional hours-- at $125 an hour for two photographers.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We typically take a break while the bride and groom eat dinner (or to grab a snack) but we work around the itinerary and try not to make it a big deal.
Do you charge for travel?
We meet half way. For destination weddings we buy the hotel if you buy the plane tickets.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
4-6 weeks since we hand process and retouch all the final photos.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
High-Res jpegs
How long can the client keep the proofs?
We host the proofs for 90 days on an online gallery but all of our packages include a high-res DVD with all of the edited images and a print release.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Leah Malkinson Photography does retain the "copyright" to the photos (so that other photographers may not claim the work as their own) but release the images to be printed with a full-print release.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
No, we allow our clients to print to their hearts content. Scrapbook the photos, take them to their printer of choice... be free!
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
We provide the digital files on a high-res DVD.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes, we host the finished images for 90 days.
What kind of albums do you offer?
We offer wide arrangement of flush-mounted custom albums. Everything we create comes from our pro-photo lab "Collages.net"
When will the client get the final album?
For the packages that include albums, we sit down after the client has had a chance to view their images and create the custom album together. Once it's finished and the client approves the "proofs" it takes aprox. 5-7 business days from the day the order is placed.

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Becca
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
I met Leah at a wedding I was in. She was the photographer and made us feel so at ease. I was so excited to book her and once I looked through her portfolio, I knew she was the photographer for us. She made it so easy and was so easy going about everything. As a bride it was important to me that everyone enjoyed themselves but sticked to the schedule and she did it all and more. She and her husband make such a wonderful team. They are efficient and made my wedding day exactly what I dreamed. I cannot wait to see the photos. I would hire them again and again.
I met Leah at a wedding I was in. She was the photographer and made us feel so at ease. I was so excited to book her and Read more...
I met Leah at a wedding I was in. She was the photographer and made us feel so at ease. I was so excited to book her and once I looked through her portfolio, I knew she was the photographer for us. She made it so easy and was so easy going about everything. As a bride it was important to me that everyone enjoyed themselves but sticked to the schedule and she did it all and more. She and her husband make such a wonderful team. They are efficient and made my wedding day exactly what I dreamed. I cannot wait to see the photos. I would hire them again and again. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
I had the pleasure of using Leah as both my engagement and wedding photographer. I had seen her work on her website and she came highly recommended to me from a couple friends. I was lucky that Leah was available on our wedding date! From the moment I contacted her about information regarding engagement and wedding photos, I was treated with nothing short of professionalism. She has obviously been in the business for awhile which became apparent after my endless list of questions that she so patiently answered. She was so helpful with suggestions regarding timing, photo sites, and specific shots I was looking for. The engagement session was comfortable, fun, and my husband even enjoyed it! We were over the moon with our pictures! We get compliments on them nonstop. The photos are gorgeous and her style is so beautiful! The fact that both Leah and her husband were shooting at the same time gave us some great candid shots! Throughout the wedding planning process Leah was always quick to get back to me on every question I had. She was also brilliant with ideas for venues. I wasn't really picky on location for pictures on our wedding day and Leah had so many great ideas! She was such a blessing. The day of, she was right on time and worked seamlessly alongside our other vendors. The two of them were such a joy to work with. I would recommend them to anyone. You will not be disappointed with this talented duo. Leah Malkinson Photography was one of the best decisions we made. I cant thank them enough for making our day so special!
I had the pleasure of using Leah as both my engagement and wedding photographer. I had seen her work on her website and Read more...
I had the pleasure of using Leah as both my engagement and wedding photographer. I had seen her work on her website and she came highly recommended to me from a couple friends. I was lucky that Leah was available on our wedding date! From the moment I contacted her about information regarding engagement and wedding photos, I was treated with nothing short of professionalism. She has obviously been in the business for awhile which became apparent after my endless list of questions that she so patiently answered. She was so helpful with suggestions regarding timing, photo sites, and specific shots I was looking for. The engagement session was comfortable, fun, and my husband even enjoyed it! We were over the moon with our pictures! We get compliments on them nonstop. The photos are gorgeous and her style is so beautiful! The fact that both Leah and her husband were shooting at the same time gave us some great candid shots! Throughout the wedding planning process Leah was always quick to get back to me on every question I had. She was also brilliant with ideas for venues. I wasn't really picky on location for pictures on our wedding day and Leah had so many great ideas! She was such a blessing. The day of, she was right on time and worked seamlessly alongside our other vendors. The two of them were such a joy to work with. I would recommend them to anyone. You will not be disappointed with this talented duo. Leah Malkinson Photography was one of the best decisions we made. I cant thank them enough for making our day so special! Read less
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thehojsacks
Wedding:
11/11/2012
5.0/5.0
We chose to meet with Leah through the recommendation of a friend that had only seen Leah's work online. Leah and I communicated via email initially and we decided to make an appointment to meet in person. My fiance and I met with Leah and immediately knew we would choose her to capture our engagement and wedding photos. She was more than willing to find a way to fit her amazing talent into our very "tight" wedding budget. We've only just had our engagement session (6/3/12) with Leah and Brian, but the results are AMAZING! They will catch the "real" you. Leah and Brian will make you feel incredibly comfortable in front of the camera. We cannot wait to see the beautiful images Leah and Brian will catch on our wedding day, not only of us but also of our friends and family. We will be married 11/11/12.
We chose to meet with Leah through the recommendation of a friend that had only seen Leah's work online. Leah and I Read more...
We chose to meet with Leah through the recommendation of a friend that had only seen Leah's work online. Leah and I communicated via email initially and we decided to make an appointment to meet in person. My fiance and I met with Leah and immediately knew we would choose her to capture our engagement and wedding photos. She was more than willing to find a way to fit her amazing talent into our very "tight" wedding budget. We've only just had our engagement session (6/3/12) with Leah and Brian, but the results are AMAZING! They will catch the "real" you. Leah and Brian will make you feel incredibly comfortable in front of the camera. We cannot wait to see the beautiful images Leah and Brian will catch on our wedding day, not only of us but also of our friends and family. We will be married 11/11/12. Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
Leah Malkinson Photography is the best! She's very professional but makes the process fun for everyone (even my now husband had a good time taking pictures). Her personality rocks and not to mention her photos all turn out spectacular! I would recommend her for anyone looking for a fun loving photographer who not only gets the job done, but does it in a fun way with awesome pictures! Thanks Leah!!
Leah Malkinson Photography is the best! She's very professional but makes the process fun for everyone (even my now Read more...
Leah Malkinson Photography is the best! She's very professional but makes the process fun for everyone (even my now husband had a good time taking pictures). Her personality rocks and not to mention her photos all turn out spectacular! I would recommend her for anyone looking for a fun loving photographer who not only gets the job done, but does it in a fun way with awesome pictures! Thanks Leah!! Read less
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Sandy
Wedding:
6/30/2012
5.0/5.0
Leah and Brian were awesome and very professional! Thank you guys for everything!!
Leah and Brian were awesome and very professional! Thank you guys for everything!!
Leah and Brian were awesome and very professional! Thank you guys for everything!! Read less
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Nikki
Wedding:
6/2/2012
5.0/5.0
I am not exaggerating when I give Leah and Brian a 5/5. They were absolutely fantastic. They were so easy to work with from the very beginning. Leah always repsonnded to all my emails, she worked with us to make sure her style of photography matched our style of wedding, and took feedback about specific photos and moments we wanted captured. They arrived on time and went above and beyond, finding the best locations at the wedding site for photos. And they dealt admirably with our drunken wedding party. I couldn’t have been more pleased and neither could our families when they saw how beautiful our photos were.
I am not exaggerating when I give Leah and Brian a 5/5. They were absolutely fantastic. They were so easy to work with Read more...
I am not exaggerating when I give Leah and Brian a 5/5. They were absolutely fantastic. They were so easy to work with from the very beginning. Leah always repsonnded to all my emails, she worked with us to make sure her style of photography matched our style of wedding, and took feedback about specific photos and moments we wanted captured. They arrived on time and went above and beyond, finding the best locations at the wedding site for photos. And they dealt admirably with our drunken wedding party. I couldn’t have been more pleased and neither could our families when they saw how beautiful our photos were. Read less
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Leah Malkinson Photography responded with the following comments:

Nikki,

Thank you so much for your kind words. Of course you know we love you and it's apparent as so many of your photos are on our site and marketing materials. Your wedding is one we will remember and we wish you two all the happiness.
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Abbey
Wedding:
2/24/2012
5.0/5.0
Leah and Brian did an AMAZING job with our engagement and wedding pictures. We have a collection of pictures that perfectly captures our day. We constantly get compliments on our photos. They were a fun addition to our wedding also and fit right in. I can't wait to have her photograph all of our big life events! I am so thankful we found them and have the perfect memories captured in our photos from our wedding.
Leah and Brian did an AMAZING job with our engagement and wedding pictures. We have a collection of pictures that Read more...
Leah and Brian did an AMAZING job with our engagement and wedding pictures. We have a collection of pictures that perfectly captures our day. We constantly get compliments on our photos. They were a fun addition to our wedding also and fit right in. I can't wait to have her photograph all of our big life events! I am so thankful we found them and have the perfect memories captured in our photos from our wedding. Read less
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Leah Malkinson Photography responded with the following comments:

My sweet, Abbey. We still have the adorable Elmo you so graciously gave us. You and Mike were such a pleasure to work with and we can't thank you enough for choosing us to be part of your special day. All the best!!!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Great Great Great photographer! I was very happy working with Leah & her husband. They were so kind and easy to photograph with. Our wedding pictures turned out superb! I will definitely work with them again and recommend them to anyone looking for a photographer!!
Great Great Great photographer! I was very happy working with Leah & her husband. They were so kind and easy to photograph Read more...
Great Great Great photographer! I was very happy working with Leah & her husband. They were so kind and easy to photograph with. Our wedding pictures turned out superb! I will definitely work with them again and recommend them to anyone looking for a photographer!! Read less
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Leah Malkinson Photography responded with the following comments:

Katrina, thank you so much for the review. You of course know we love you and I'm always happy to hear updates on your soon-to-be-addition. Your adorable personality came through in all of your photos with Adrian, and time-and-time again, potential clients comment on the easiness of your photos. I have no doubt we will stay in touch for many years to come.
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Chrystal
Wedding:
10/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Leah and Brian are great photographers. Every time I wanted a picture they were right there to take it. They got so many wonderful pics of the special day that I will cherish for a lifetime. They were very reasonable and professional. I woul highly reccomend them to anyone.
Leah and Brian are great photographers. Every time I wanted a picture they were right there to take it. They got so many Read more...
Leah and Brian are great photographers. Every time I wanted a picture they were right there to take it. They got so many wonderful pics of the special day that I will cherish for a lifetime. They were very reasonable and professional. I woul highly reccomend them to anyone. Read less
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