Jalea Photography

Full wedding (ceremony and reception) pricing

Prices start at $2,800

Elopement pricing

Prices start at $900

About Jalea Photography

Linda McDonald


Hey there! I'm Linda. San Diego wedding and portrait photographer. I've been photographing weddings for 5 years and have loved every minute of it. I'd love to chat with you and share how I can help you get the best possible images on your special day while giving you a great experience.

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  • Bride-only session
  • Engagement session
  • Extra hours
  • Image editing
  • Online proofing
  • Printing rights
  • Second photographer

Photo formats

  • Digital


  • Digital files
  • Digital rights
  • Online gallery
  • Photo box
  • Printed enlargements
  • Same/next-day sneak-peek images
  • Wedding album


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5.0 (4 reviews)

  • Linda is AMAZING!

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    Sam and Clinta month ago

    Linda was amazing to work with and we are so grateful for her efforts! She spent time before the shoot scouting different places and she really knows her stuff when it comes to perfect lighting and angles. My fiance and I had never done a professional shoot before and Linda made us feel so comfortable and helped with posing and confidence. We were blown away by the final product, each picture was not only stunning but also captured the love we share.

  • Amazing!

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    Missy3 months ago

    I loved working with Linda! My partner and I had a vision for our wedding and she was able to capture it perfectly! She is a great communicator and just a really kind person!! Thank you Linda!

  • Talented, Professional and Kind

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    Kim G.8 months ago

    I found Linda when I Googled "San Diego Courthouse Weddings". An article came up on why you should have a courthouse wedding, featuring some very simple yet amazing photos Linda captured of a Courthouse Wedding. I contacted her and she called me back the same day. She was inquisitive and asked me what I liked about that shoot and took the time to get to know me and what I was looking for. She strives for excellence and wants nothing more but to delight her clients. She became my mini Wedding planner by offering recommendations for services I needed. I asked her for these referrals and we went with the officiant and videographer she recommended. She provided several recommendations and I needed all the help I could get. She was like a sister and didn't make it about the money. Although, she is worth every dollar and more. She made sure to ask me to make a list of all the group photos I wanted, she didn't want to miss one photo opportunity that was important to me. She is so dedicated and visited our wedding site venue, prior to our wedding date, to assess for the best locations on the grounds and lighting during the time our wedding would take place so she could capture the best portraits. On the day of the wedding, she was of course early and checked in with me at the Bridal Suite to say hello and let me know she was there. After the shoot, she checked in with me, sent the previews before the time she promised and made sure I was completely satisfied. We are extremely happy with our photos and so thankful she was part of our special day.

  • Couldn’t imagine a better experience

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    Adam Lebeaua year ago

    Linda was the epitome of a true professional. I hired her for a surprise engagement shoot and she went above and beyond. The flowers she picked out and strategically placed so that we knew where to gowas just an amazing touch! I never do reviews but it was a struggle to find someone I felt comfortable with being from out of town. Linda made all of those pressures and stresses like no big deal at all. If anyone is on the fence about this service for their proposal I highly recommend doing it as my FIANCÉ loves the pictures but if you want it to be easy, professional, personal, and an overall enjoyable experience do yourself a favor and book Jalea Photography!!!!