Client Review

Jessica was absolutely fantastic! I usually dread formal photography shoots because they feel stiff and awkward but we had the complete opposite experience with Jess. Jess photographed my partner and I and the whole shoot not only felt effortless, but we had a ton of fun.

Heather H.


Meet the photographer

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Welcome - I’m so happy you’re here! I’m Jess - a Richmond-based photographer specializing in capturing your life’s new beginnings.

I’m a wedding, newborn, and portrait photographer for laid-back, authentic, and fun-loving growing families.

If you’re:

  • An adventurous couple whose perfect wedding day involves rustic barns and personal connections;
  • An expecting parent bursting with anticipation over your little one's arrival;
  • Or a family looking for the perfect photographer to capture life’s real moments, you’ve come to the right place!

It is my privilege and honor to capture your big and small moments - and everything in-between. Come on in!

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