Portrait, Family, and Lifestyle Photographer based in San Diego.
I started my journey as a portrait photographer in 2010 after studying design & photography at San Diego State University.
Over the past decade, I have had the privilege of capturing timeless moments for families, expectant mothers, entrepreneurs, and adorable children as they reach significant milestones.
Photography has become my joy and my passion in life. I feel honored to create beautiful portraiture for local families and those who visit San Diego for special occasions!
As a natural light photographer, I specialize in photographing families, extended families, and individuals in natural settings in La Jolla and San Diego.
I thrive on capturing true beauty in everyone I photograph - weather in posed or candid photos. I am obsessed with the details! Photography is more than a job; it's a passion that I take to heart!
My love for the beach and San Diego lifestyle shines through in each image I capture. La Jolla, with its stunning coastal shores, serves as my favorite backdrop for photoshoots year-round.
With my friendly and approachable personality, I ensure each client feels comfortable and at ease. My Brazilian roots infuse a level of passion and excitement into everything I do.
With over ten incredible years of experience in the industry, I’m absolutely stoked to bring my expertise to the table. I guarantee you'll feel at ease when you step in front of the camera. My top priority is making sure my clients have an absolute blast and feel heard, guided, and supported every step of the way.
Besides being a photographer, I'm a dedicated mother to a teenager and a loving owner of a Cavapoo dog named Lua, which translates to "moon" in Portuguese.
My dog, close-knit friends and family are a tremendous source of inspiration and joy in my life, and there's nothing I cherish more than sharing delicious meals and creating enduring memories with them.
'Sereia' means 'mermaid' in Portuguese, a childhood fascination of mine.
The name Sereia Photography is a callback to the sense of magic, creativity and awe mermaids inspired in me as a kid – qualities I aspire to instill in every image I create.
As well as photographing families and individuals, I am also a professional product photographer. With a keen eye for aesthetics and details, I love showcasing a product's unique features in a way that's engaging, appealing, and produces results!
If you are after vivid, eye-catching product photos that help your brand stand out in today's competitive market, contact me to learn more.
I shoot with 2 cameras, which means I constantly have two full-frame camera bodies in operation simultaneously: Canon EOS R6 & Canon 5D Mark III DSLR.
Every session finds me equipped with my three favorite Canon L-series lenses, spanning a range from wide to long: the 85mm prime, the versatile 24-105mm zoom, and my latest favorite, the 70-200mm telephoto lens.
The world of photography is incredibly dynamic, meaning that there's always more to learn!
I consistently invest in professional development – whether it's staying up-to-date with the latest camera gear, enhancing my editing techniques, exploring innovative approaches to composition and lighting, or learning from industry experts.This constant learning ensures that I continue to offer my clients the very best in portrait, family, and lifestyle photography.
Daniela was part of the Kpbs.org Arts exhibit 'Visual Voice" which featured most accomplished female photographers in San Diego.
Daniela has been featured 3 times as one of the top photographers in San Diego by SDVoyager magazine.
Whether it's your first time or you're a returning client, I promise an unforgettable session that's as enjoyable as the stunning results. Can't wait to capture beautiful moments with you!
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