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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Family Photographer in Ventura

Hello friends, your local family photographer in Ventura here to remind you why it’s never a bad idea to book! Family portraits are important because life is unpredictable & ever-changing. Photography freezes life’s fleeting moments & captures the dynamics/development of your family. It’s important to document this time w/ your spouse & children throughout each […]

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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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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 between Thousand Oaks & Ventura CA What is required to book a session? Signed contract (electronically) & paid non-refundable retainer (20% & is deducted from the total). Remaining balance is due by […]

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Why Invest in Photography

As a photographer, I’m someone who genuinely cares about creating memories for you that last beyond our natural abilities to remember all the amazing moments we experience over time with the one’s we love most. When you invest in Jessica Francis Photography, you aren’t just investing in photographs, you’re investing in personal & timeless memories […]

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Find the Right Photographer

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 | 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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