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My name is Jess and I’m a believer in true love, passionate living, and grand adventures.

I’m a Richmond-based wedding, newborn, and portrait photographer specializing in capturing your life’s new beginnings - and all the big and small moments in-between.

My two biggest passions in life are photography and travel. A few years ago my husband and I decided to quit our steady 9-5s and travel around the world. After exploring the seven seas, we absolutely knew our next big adventure: moving south (Hey Richmond!) and for me to finally be able to pursue my passion for photography full-time.

 

I couldn’t have taken this leap without Jonathan. My husband is my rock. My guiding light. My North Star. Come what may, I know that we can weather anything as long as he is by my side.

Jonathan is the reason I believe in authentic, laid-back, *stay-in-on-a-Friday-with-Netflix* love and also *seize-the-day-and-live-life-with-no-regrets* love.

true love, passionate living, and grand adventures

When I meet couples and see that love reflecting in their eyes, that “I love you when life is boring and also when we choose our own adventure” love, *that* is when I know that on your special day I want nothing more than to help you capture *your* love story.

If you're looking for a personalized photography experience with a passionate and dedicated friend and professional, drop me a line - I’d love to hear from you.

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__________________________________ Jonathan and I are high school sweethearts. It's been 14 years and together we have weathered AP classes, years of long distance, moves across states and countries, kitty-parenthood, depression and anxiety, a million late-night phone calls, and THOUSANDS of embarrassing pictures. History
__________________________________ If it were *only* up to me, we would be nomads. I have travelled to 43 countries on 6 continents and have lived in 3 countries (and I'm no where done exploring!) Favorites so far include Guatemala, Australia, Brazil, Malawi, and New Zealand. Travels
__________________________________ Guacamole is my signature dish. (The secret ingredients are garlic and cumin - shh - don’t tell!). And while fall is my favorite traditional season, it's actually "avocado season". Foodies
________________ ¡Sí, hablo español! After studying Spanish for nearly a decade to no avail, it was spending a full year volunteering at an orphanage in rural Guatemala that finally helped me cross becoming bilingual off my bucket list! Bilingual
________________ My personal definition of happiness is curling up on the couch with a carton (yes, I said a carton) of mint chocolate chip, my hubby, 2 kitties, and some solid Friends, HIMYM, or Parks and Rec reruns. And yes, I *am* lactose intolerant. Down time

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