vanessa rose 



They say it’s about the journey and not the destination. With photography, I truly believe it’s about both. I am a storyteller ignited by light, emotion, and movement. Documenting the journey of life and love that is destined for the generations to come. These are the stories I've been called to tell, the love that inspired art, the joy a moment held, and the reminder that we wore it all so well. 


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SAN DIEGO   Look out Kardashians, you have some new Christmas Card competition this year! The Barragáns are winning Christmas cards this year on a local level for sure, but we’ll see how they do on the national celebrity circuit. Ha! The Barragáns know how to do quite a few things really well and one […]

BALBOA PARK, SAN DIEGO Carla and Ess traveled all the way from South Africa just for their Balboa Park portrait session with me! Okay, soooo that’s not entirely accurate, but I mean would you just look at these two, they were meant to be in front of my camera! (Insert so many heart eye emojis […]

SAN DIEGO Micah is graduating! We had so much fun at her boho inspired senior portrait session! We had to reschedule this shoot a few times because of weather! As a native San Diegan, I am not used to weather ever being a problem. It’s been one long month of May Gray and rain! I […]

CARLSBAD What a vision Ashley was on the beach at sunset! We had planned this session forever and I’m so happy that we were finally able to make it happen. Her dress was everything I’d hoped it would be and more. We went through a few dresses before finally deciding on this one together and […]

SAN DIEGO Shreya [sh.ray.ah] is going to take the world by storm with her new fitness and nutrition program, 28 Unlocked, launching March 2019! What is 28 Unlocked you may ask? It’s basically a fitness and nutrition program for women that revolves around their hormones. During certain times of the month our bodies are more […]

SAN DIEGO Look at this little baby! It’s a baby! Look at those little legs and feet and don’t even get me started on the cheeks! This was such a fun photo shoot to do. Mainly because I love doing food photography and surprisingly enough, newborns are just like photographing food! You just put them […]