Graphic designer by trade who evolved into a fine art photographer & videographer/filmmaker.
→ Worked as a photo lab specialist at the age of 18 and learned the beauty of developing film. → Graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in graphic design and photography. → After graduation, I was a visual stylist in the fashion industry and later continued my design career creating designs and branding for a wedding jewelry company in Boston. → Moved cross country to pursue my craft and Babsie Ly Photography was born. → Based in San Diego, California with my sweetheart, Michael. (My amazing second shooter) → We photograph weddings, engagements and portraits throughout Southern California and destinations worldwide. We provide videography for commercial/brands and are now offering film services to wedding couples and beyond. → When we’re not behind the lens, we love to travel, spend time renovating our home, trying hidden gems and watching movies.
My passion as a photographer and artist is to create meaningful images and videos that will be cherished forever. I strive to deliver an extraordinary experience for my clients and I aim to capture connections/stories through life's fleeting moments. My artistic approach is dreamy and light-filled. I appreciate clean aesthetics, vibrant colors and the little details.
As a hybrid photographer, I shoot in two different formats, film and digital. This gives me creative range to shoot in different settings and environments. Film allows me to conceptualize what I'm about to shoot and be present in the moment. The creamy skin tones and painterly feel is timeless and beautiful. I love how film evokes so much emotion in a portrait. This is one of the many reasons why I incorporate film into my work.