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About Michelle

Michelle Alexandra is a sought-after wedding and editorial photographer in Monterey, California. She specializes in weddings, portraits, as well as fashion and commercial photography.

Having started her career in fashion photography, and then moving on to couples and weddings, Michelle's experience extends beyond 13 years. Her passion and artistic skills have allowed her to capture some of the most beautiful weddings around Monterey, Big Sur, Carmel, and across the country. Her clients love her for her energy, excitement, and talent that she brings to every shoot. Michelle’s fun and easy-going nature help people feel relaxed and at ease in front of the camera, while she unobtrusively captures the most cherished moments of their day.

Michelle’s style can be described as chic and elegant, modern and stylish, yet minimalistic and timeless. Her approach to capturing the most intimate moments of the event is rooted in her editorial background and underlined by her eye for authenticity, composition, and lighting. 

Couples have often admitted that Michelle’s images transported them back to not only the most special day in their lives but to the magic and the very emotions they had felt on that day. Michelle achieves a sort of visual storytelling in her pictures that lets her clients relive the most precious moments of the event. 

Michelle’s work has been featured in numerous publications, such as People magazine, Marie Claire, Elle, Dare Magazine, and most recently Harper's Bazaar. Her photography has also appeared in fashion books and TV shows (Dr. Oz, Dr. Phil, NUVOtv), and been printed in countless food & wine, and boating magazines. 

In her free time, Michelle loves to travel and spend time with her family. She has a keen interest in interior design, fashion, fall season, and finding the best spots for scrumptious food all over town. 

Michelle is based in Monterey Bay, California, and serves clients across the entire San Francisco Bay Area and worldwide (please inquire directly for travel questions).

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