I love telling stories through my work. My approach combines documentary and fine art into a beautiful, organic hybrid that is honest and raw. No posed imagery - I go for the real thing.

Hi, I'm Danielle!

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I am an award winning family photographer from San Diego, CA. First of all, thank you so much for finding your way here!

I just want to tell you a little about who I am and what sets my soul on fire. First, I started photography back in 2012 and I found myself deeply falling in love with emotional storytelling. I love to photograph Motherhood, families and maternity to document the stories of others and how beautiful motherhood can be.

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the moments that make your heart skip a beat.

Let's do this!

What my clients are saying

Chelsea Horton

“10/10 would recommend Danielle Marie Rangel for pics. She did our maternity pictures (days before my due date and I was carrying a 12 pound baby.. so you can imagine how gross I felt) and not only did she make me look and feel ABSOLUTELY incredible, my husband and I had such a fun time with our session.
I can’t wait to do family pics once my nugget is just a little bigger!”

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I’m a sucker for natural light, and creating real, authentic moments rather than posed, forced photos.

Yep, that's me!

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Available for hire in the California/Las Vegas. Previous travels include,California, Nashville, Chicago. Contact me quote.