los angeles + santa barbara fine art wedding photographer
Kaitie Brainerd is a Los Angeles wedding photographer offering fine art wedding photography throughout Southern California and the Central Coast including Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Kaitie works as a hybrid wedding photographer in Southern California, Utah, and Arizona, shooting fine art film wedding photography side by side with digital. Kaitie is inspired by natural light and her style is to create soft airy, romantic images, documenting each love story at her couples' Los Angeles and Santa Barbara weddings. Kaitie has had the pleasure of photographing weddings all over Southern California and the Central Coast, from Palos Verdes to Cayucos. Some of her favorite Santa Barbara venues include the Santa Barbara Courthouse, the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, and San Ysidro Ranch. She also loves photographing Los Angeles weddings with the endless possibilities of unique venues, from winery wedding venues in Malibu, to urban wedding venues like the Carondolet House in downtown LA. Kaitie Brainerd was born in Ventura, California and grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. She spent most summers in her dad's hometown of Santa Barbara, and eventually moved to the Central Coast for college, earning her BFA in Photography and Digital Imaging from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.