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Scottsdale and San Diego Wedding and Event Photographer
Hey there, I'm Cyndi with Cyndi Hardy Photography and I'm a professional Scottsdale, Phoenix and San Diego wedding and event photographer. I specialize in story telling. My artistic approach brings together an editorial style with an edgy flair, a taste for distinctive colors and textures, a relaxed shooting approach and a strong passion for telling your visual story. I am an artist at heart and bring my love of nature, landscapes and architecture to my photographs.
Scottsdale Wedding Photographer
I have been professionally photographing weddings since 2001. In that time, I have photographed over 500 weddings worldwide. I started photographing weddings in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area in 2004 and now live here full time. When you hire me to photograph your wedding, I strive to tell your unique visual story. Whether you are a fun and quirky couple, romantic and cuddly couple or a more edgy couple, I want you to relax and enjoy your day while I find ways to enhance and capture the best moments throughout the day.
My Scottsdale and Phoenix wedding couples come from all over the world to get married in the gorgeous desert scenery. To make it easier on my couples, we can chat however you like. Whether it be by email, text, phone, Facetime, or Skype.
Serving these areas in Arizona: Apache Junction, Avondale, Buckeye, Carefree, Cave Creek, Chandler, El Mirage, Flagstaff, Fountain Hills, Gila Bend, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Payson, Peoria, Phoenix, Prescott, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Sedona, Sun City, Surprise, Tempe, Tolleson, Wickenburg.
San Diego Wedding Photographer
I am originally from the San Diego area and love photographing weddings there. Even though I have grown to love the desert, my heart will always be in San Diego. I'm lucky enough to be able to call two vastly different places home.
Serving these cities in the San Diego area: Carlsbad, Coronado, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, Oceanside, Poway, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Temecula, Valley Center, Vista
Scottsdale and Phoenix Portrait Photographer
I specialize in on location portraits. I can come to your house, office or we can pick an outdoor location. Outdoor sessions will take place 1-2 hours before sunset for the best light. I offer family portraits, business headshots, high school and college senior sessions, pet photography, one year cake smashing, couples portraits and online dating photos.
Destination Wedding Photographer
My first destination wedding was at San Francisco City Hall. My favorite part of destination weddings is that I'm usually staying at the same hotel as the guests and get the chance to get to know them before the actual wedding day. Destination wedding photography has given me new adventures, introduced me to new and exciting places and cultures and left me with lots of amazing memories! I've been honored to photograph destination weddings in San Francisco (City Hall), Rocky Point (Sonoran Sky), Portland (The Foundry at Oswego Lake), Palm Springs (Ingleside Inn), Carpinteria, Payson (Christopher Creek)
All weddings are unique and I cater to all different cultures, religions, and sexual orientation. I've had the honor of photographing many different cultural, religious and same sex weddings. I love when I photograph a new culture or religion, it gives me the opportunity to learn and grow! Here are a few types of weddings I've photographed: Albanian, Catholic, Christian, Hindu, Hispanic, Islamic, Jewish, Korean, Lutheran, Muslim, Persian, Rwandan, and Vietnamese.
My clients have been awesome at leaving me some kind words. Here are few shorten things my clients had to say: Amazing use of light, super patient, warm and personable, a dream to work with, she is an artist, kind, extremely flexible. Check out my Raves Page to see more of what people have said about working with me.
I will be happy to send over some pricing information, just fill out my form on my Contact Page. I have a build your own pricing structure for weddings, this way you only get what you want and need. If you are looking to have a small, intimate wedding or elopement needing less than 4 hours of coverage please let me know the details and I'll get you an exact quote. If you are looking to hire me for a destination wedding, please let me know the details so I can get you a quote for your wedding.
Some of my favorite Arizona Venues
The Scott Resort and Spa, Secret Garden Event Center, The Raven, Kiva Club, The Falls Event Center, Troon North Golf Club, Troon Country Club, Found:RE, El Charro, The Chart House, McCormick Ranch Golf Club, Arrowhead Country Club, The Wigwam, Whispering Tree Ranch, Verrado Golf Club, Hidden Lake, Boojum Tree Hidden Garden, The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Japanese Friendship Garden, Wedgewood Lindsay Grove, Starfire Golf Club, McDowell Mountain Golf Club, Desert Foothills Wedding Venue, Foothills Golf Club, Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, Aldea Weddings, Brophy Chapel, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
Some of my favorite California Venues
Ingleside Inn, Bates Nut Farm, Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, La Jolla Wedding Bowl, Water Conservation Garden, Mission Beach Women’s Club, Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, Casa Del Prado, Spanish Village Art Center, Residence Inn & SpringHill Suites San Diego Downtown Bayfront, Loews Coronado Bay Resort, The Inn at Sunset Cliffs, Twin Oaks House and Gardens, La Jolla Women’s Club
I photograph weddings, engagements, proposals, family, pets, dogs, kids, cake smashing, high school seniors, college seniors, events, birthday parties, corporate events, headshots and I have an open air photo booth.