I'm excited to share with you how valuable photography is, why I'm passionate about providing this exclusive experience to you, and some of the precious moments I've been honored to be apart of. Follow along my journey of creating personal & timeless memories for quirky couples & fun-loving families in Ventura County, CA (between Thousand Oaks & Santa Barbara, CA).

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Couples Photographer in Ventura County, California

Couples photographer in Ventura County who is passionate about providing a valuable experience and photos worthy of display in your home! It’s understandable if you might be nervous prior your session. No need to worry! With playful and engaging prompts, you and your significant other can let loose and have fun; I’ll blast some music, […]

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Maternity Photographer in Ventura County

Ventura County maternity photographer creating personal and timeless memories. Mothers and mothers-to-be, this one is for you! Maternity photography is one of the BEST types of photo sessions because you won’t be pregnant forever and having these maternity photos to look back on as a reminder of the magical time you created a new life […]

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Couples Photographer in Ventura

Beach photoshoot in the winter? Here’s why… ↓ Ventura County, California is beautiful all year round but there’s nothing quite like the winters here on the coast. The visibility is so clear that the Channel Islands look closer than at any other time during the year and are absolutely striking! Since it’s the off-season for […]

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Community Collaboration

Ventura County Photographer(s) collaborate with local make-up artist! First off, I’m obsessed with the magic that was created! Next, this is what beautiful & spooky dreams are made of. With Kristine (@kramosartistry) on makeup, Malyse & Olivia in front of the camera, & us photographers pitching in different ways we couldn’t go wrong! Thank you […]

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About Jess

Hi friends! It’s me, Jessica! ⁣I’m the one-woman show behind JFP! Happily married, living in Ventura County w/ our fur baby. Some fun facts about me include: loving to spend time in nature, sipping lattes, collecting coffee mugs, window shopping, chasing sunsets, & binging on crime shows, or trashy reality tv.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I’m a portrait […]

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Favorite Locations in VC

Ventura County, CA is truly a slice of paradise on the beautiful coast of Southern California! As a couples and family photographer, it’s important for me to find and offer the best locations to my prospective clients. A few of my favorite locations include Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Oxnard Beach, & near the Ventura Pier (session […]

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Why Couples Photoshoot

Reasons to schedule a couples photoshoot today » Ventura County Photographer •Celebrate your journey as a couple; where it started verses where you are today & how much you’ve been through together.⁣ •Did you create a family or blend your families together? It’s important to reminisce on how it all began.⁣ ⁣ •Freezing time far […]

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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 | San Diego

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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