CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | hacienda tale | HOLMAN RANCH ELOPEMENT

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hacienda tale | HOLMAN RANCH ELOPEMENT

“My dearest girl.” The beginnings of a love story, set at a dusty ranch forgotten by the rest of the world, where a lonely writer escapes to get away from the noise and meets an untamed beauty instead.. I had the opportunity a few months back to work with a talented team on capturing the wild […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | erica + jacob | WINTER MOUNTAINTOP STYLED SESSION

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erica + jacob | WINTER MOUNTAINTOP SESSION

So lucky to have had the most wonderful community come together for this little pet project of mine. In the middle of wedding season (a classic joke – “it’s ALWAYS wedding season”), my good friend Jennifer and I decided we wanted to get together and practice our portraits. Well, Jennifer wanted to practice her portraits. I […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | BEST OF 2015

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best of 2015 | FAILURES AND MOVING ON

Failure has made me better. I know, what an odd way to start a “best of” list, but there have been so many challenges this year and I would feel untrue to myself to skip over them. Go on failures, take a bow. You’ve made me grow. Here are a few of my failures that […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | organic romance | STYLED & INSPIRED

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ORGANIC ROMANCE | styled & inspired

I couldn’t imagine a better way to close out the 2015 year. Wedding inspiration surrounded by organic romance – soft linens, ethereal lace veils, and golden California light. A big thank you for all the amazing vendors that made this shoot possible! Full vendor list at the end of this post. Coordination: Styled & Inspired […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | vivify workshop | REINSTEIN RANCH

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geometric styled shoot | VIVIFY WORKSHOP

Dipping into fall and my mood boards take a turn for darker tones and rich hues – but who says you can’t go bright along the way? Sharing some pretty images from our styled session over at Reinstein Ranch. Thanks to the entire vendor team for the magical set up! Crisp greens and colorful florals […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | vivify workshop | REINSTEIN RANCH

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classic styled shoot | VIVIFY WORKSHOP

The remarkably talented gals over at Mariée Weddings dreamed up a workshop straight from heaven! Floral and styling details like the leather-printed stationary and cotton bolls featured in the the groom’s boutonniere and bride’s bouquet gave our shoot such a rustic air, perfectly suited with the valley ranch atmosphere. Erin and Allen rocked this dreamy […]

"And when you appear all the rivers sound in my body, bells shake the sky, and a hymn fills the world."

PABLO NERUDA