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Always original and a little unconventional.

San Luis Obispo Photographer with a fresh, modern style.

Hey, I'm Kelli Avila.

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establish legacy

senior galleries

embrace the moment

family galleries

all the feels

I have an accommodating, artistic approach that’s all about making it easy for you to feel like yourself, documenting moments in a warm, natural way that feels nothing short of an adventure. My craft focuses on easy-going family photos, free-spirited senior portraits and wildly unforgettable wedding photography. Let’s create art for your home, full of the most amazing moments.

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My friends describe me as fiercely loyal — loyal to my kids, love, adventure and the moments my clients trust me with. Life is packed with memories we crave to relive and others that happen so fast, we forget to miss them. Let’s retreat into the mountains, splash in the waves, take in the sunset and just make time for moments we won’t let ourselves forget. I’ll be powered by black coffee and dressed in good boots and a hat from my collection as I make my way to an adventure with you.

photography mentor, mama and guac lover.

San Luis Obispo Photographer


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“She is an artist, a professional, a team player, a rock star, and a sweetheart. Her art is amazing and it is only made better by what a great person she is.”

"Her art is amazing"

-Kathryn

With Kelli Avila, San Luis Obispo Photographer


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