THE CALIFORNIA POPPIES
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who
we
ARE

hey there, My name is Liz!

I'm the head of hair behind the camera + CREATIVE HERE AT The California poppies, A DESIGN AND PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO BUILT AROUND BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCES, SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND MAGICAL MEMORIES.

born + bred in Northern California, I’m Currently based in beautiful Lake Tahoe, but my true home is on the road. I’m a natural nomad at heart, so Let’s plan an adventure together.

 
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what
we
do

 

We are adventurous creatives, a collective of people with a passion for building experiences and bucking the norm. we apply a keen eye and a passion for aesthetics to whatever project we undertake and humbly offer our services to individuals, businesses and creatives of all stripes. Through artful photography, carefully curated spaces and thoughtful and inspired design, we strive to make beautiful memories + a more beautiful world.

 

ARTISTIC Photography For people,
Places and things.

we are BUILT AROUND THE beauty of moments and relationships. Our heart is in the TELLING of stories AND SHARING of MEMORIES and we strive to do so IN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WAY POSSIBLE.

WE LOVE PHOTOGRAPHING;

ADVENTUROUS Couples + engagemenTS
INTIMATE Weddings + Elopements
CREATIVE FAMILy, Portrait + Lifestyle sessions
EYE CATCHING Brand + BUSINESS Photography

inventive Event Design
+ Production

Leave the PLANNING to us and allow our team to build you an experience you’ll never forget with our creative Event design + production SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS, BUSINESSES AND BRANDS.
WE OFFER;

CUSTOM Craft cocktail + menue design
FULL SERVICE CATERING + BARTENDING
MODERN Floral + decor design
Creative Corporate + Private Events

Styling + Design for
modern CREATIVES

we are truly jacks and jills of all trades here. interested in engaging our services for something unexpected? have a project you feel we could make magic on? don’t hesitate to contact us with your ideas, We love surprises!

some Examples of our work in other fields

Interior Design + Styling
Sustainable Landscape + Garden
hospitality Design + Consulting
Cocktail Program Consulting
Recipe Creation
Branding + Flavor Development

 
 

our
phoTO
philosophy

we’re here for the tiny details, the big announcements,
the first steps and the new chapters.

We’re here to capture you in your favorite spaces, with your favorite people and to surround you with the beauty and light we see in you, so that you can forget the camera and savor the moment. We’re built around the concept of capturing genuine moments and real humans, no aggressive photoshop or forced poses here. We want your photos to look like you felt, to echo the memories so vividly they transport you back and encapsulate your story in a tangible form that you can revisit again and again.

We wanna be there for those Big, blowout parties with all your friends and fam…and those intimate, tender moments between just the two of you. We’re here for all the silly faces and dad jokes, the fits of laughter and the KNOWING LOOKS and those killer dance moves you’ve been practicing. We wanna see the happy tears and stolen glances, the big belly laughs and the bear hugs that make you feel warm all over. We want to help preserve those feelings for you and we’ve never found a better way to do that than through photos.

 
 
 
 

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hey
there,
stranger…

Have a question? Looking for something specific? Curious about our photography or styling rates? Please, feel free to reach out!

We can't wait to make something magical together.

 

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