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Prepping for your Family Session

How to prep for your Family Session. Prepping for your family session can be stressful but I’m here to help with  you along the way. ⁣ First, how to Prep the Kids: Make sure they are fed. Tell them what we will be doing & make it sound fun! Make this exciting for them by […]

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Ventura County Locations

Ventura County, CA is a slice of paradise on the Southern California coast! As a couples and family photographer, it’s important to find and offer the best locations around me. A few of my favorite locations include Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, & near the Ventura Pier (session with examples coming soon). Location scouting is such a […]

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Hi friends, ​it’s Jessica! Your photographer here answer any questions you may have. Where are you located? Based in Ventura, CA | Serving surrounding CA areas (standard travel fee ($.56/mile) outside of 30 miles). What is required to book a session? Signed contract (electronically) & paid non-refundable retainer (20% & is deducted from the total). […]

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Why Invest in JFP | Ventura, CA

As a photographer, I’m someone who genuinely cares about creating memories for YOU that truly last beyond our natural abilities to remember all the amazing moments we experience over time. It’s important to choose the best times to photograph the light & the best location(s) (offering both more secluded locations & public areas). A simple, […]

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Finding the Right Photographer for YOU

How to find the right photographer for you » CHOOSE A STYLE YOU LOVE. Everybody has a style they like or are looking for, even if you can’t name or put your finger on it. Make sure to take a good look through the photographer’s portfolio to see whether their style is consistent & is […]

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Family Outfit Tips (ANY SEASON)

Have you ever struggled with choosing outfits for your Family’s Photoshoot?  Check out some awesome styling tips below! There is an old-fashioned idea floating around that everyone needs to wear matching clothing. This is NOT true! Coordinating is far better than matching & much more preferred. Choose cohesive colors, but don’t fall into the trap […]

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Family Photos | Balboa Park San Diego, CA

Dad » A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love. My final session of 2020 was December 13th, with Sean & his adorable little minions at Balboa Park in San Diego, CA. I couldn’t have asked for a better family to spend my evening with. My cheeks hurt from laughing so much. I’m so grateful […]

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Welcome | Meet Jess

Hi friends, I’m Jessica! You may be here because you’re looking to capture something meaningful in your life and you’re probably wondering why is photography my passion. It genuinely makes my heart happy to document the connections that people share with others and deliver everlasting memories. My passion for photography took over in 2014 when […]

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