Joshua Tree Wedding Photographer

Joshua Tree Wedding Photographer

Candid, relaxed, and real.


We are a modern wedding photographer collective, documenting weddings in Joshua Tree and all around Southern California.

From black tie celebrations to casual backyard weddings, we help you feel completely like yourself and capture what actually happened. No posing or forced emotion. Your wedding is not a production, but a real, sacred day of your life.

Getting married in the High Desert?

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So you are thinking about getting hitched in the high desert? In our opinion, the Mojave desert is one of the most magical places on the planet and is the perfect place to get married. From the super bloom and palm tree oasis in 29 Palms to the sweeping desert landscapes of the National Park. Scattered with Joshua Trees and epic boulder formations, there are endless breathtaking options to host your desert celebration. Get ready in a modern Airbnb, have your ceremony surrounded by Joshua Trees and incredible desert views, and then dance the night away under the stars with your favorite people.

Our approach is to photograph weddings in a documentary style. We help you to feel like yourself and will tell your story exactly as it happens, including all of the silly, emotional, fun moments with you and your friends. Our images and videos are never cheesy or boring, and we are chill and easy to work with throughout the entire process. We work well with even the most camera shy and love to feel like friends who happen to have a camera on your wedding day.

In addition to our photography, we offer video, 35mm film, and livestream.

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You are Safe Here

Here we welcome every culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. We stand with you. You are safe here.

Elopement Planning guide

If you are planning an intimate ceremony or elopement in Joshua Tree – we’ve got you covered! We put together some tips, locations, and fun ideas to help you tie the knot in the desert.

Client Review


"We are so happy we chose to work with The Shalom Imaginative for our wedding photos. They are a dream team! They helped us feel at ease right away by responding to all of our questions ... Ashley was the solo photographer for our big day. She was professional, kind, and did an amazing job. She captured the emotions and spirit of the day beautifully. There was so much going on that day that it was impossible for us to take it all in–Ashley was able to document moments and details that we otherwise would have missed."

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