2018 Wedding Highlights

Wow, wow, wow! What an amazing year 2018 was for me. I got to capture weddings all over So Cal, Cancun, Cabo, Puerto Vallarta and Yosemite! I really have the coolest job! I enjoy getting to know my couples and sharing their BEST DAY EVAAA with them! Here are some of my favs! Cheers to a great year, looking forward to what 2019 has in store for me (including MY wedding! ahh!!)

Love, Jessica

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Jacky & Preston's Las Caletas Wedding

I am so excited to share this epic wedding with you guys! Jacky reached out to me after seeing my Sayulita wedding I did last year, so I was pretty excited to head back to Mexico for another beach side wedding. Destination weddings are fun because your wedding isn't just one day, it's a whole weekend experience! I got to tag along with the wedding crew for a one day boat tour (hosted by Vallarta Adventures) that took us to a little village called Yelapa. 

The day of the wedding, the bridal party and myself took a speed boat to get to the venue. We laughed the entire way because we were hauling ass! Las Caletas is auuuhmazing & can only be reached by boat, which makes this place feel even more magical. Plants galore, exotic birds, tiki torches lighting up the whole island. I can't believe this place is a wedding venue, it's SO beautiful. Keep scrolling to read more details about the day/venue!

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The Wedding Day!

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THIS BRIDAL SUITE! Are you serious?! It's perfection & literally surrounded by plants! Hammocks everywhere for some serious beach r & r. To top it off, the girls had a private butler bringing lunch & endless mimosas. 

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The guys arrived (via catamaran) with the guests and I was able to sneak some photos of the groom & groomsmen before the ceremony started.

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A parrot delivered the rings, yes a parrot. 

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Megan & Michael's Palm Spring Engagement

I love Megan and Michael's story. From the couple:

 "Sunday, September 18th 2011 was the day the stars aligned.  And who says Sunday Funday’s in Hermosa Beach, CA, are just for drunken debauchery!? Michael shouldn’t have even been in America, let alone Hermosa Beach. He has his brother to thank for losing his passport in Colombia, meaning they couldn’t meet in Cuba as planned. Instead, he booked onto a last minute flight to LA to join some friends on vacation. His last, jesting, words to his mother as he boarded the flight at Heathrow – “I’m going to find my future wife”. Megan shouldn’t have been out that day at all. She has her cousin, Steven, to thank for forgetting his ID the evening before, meaning their night was ended early and so a Sunday afternoon lunch was arranged instead. And so it was, on the final day of his vacation, Michael plucked up the courage to approach the Irish-American blonde bombshell standing across the bar that he had been leering at for far too long already. A ‘first date’ followed in New York two months later and the rest is history." 

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Shelby & Jeremy's San Diego Engagement

Shelby & Jeremy are so incredibly sweet!! They found me on Instagram a few months back and I was happy to finally meet them in person to capture their engagement session! We met at Coronado Beach in San Diego where we got lucky with the dreamiest sunset light! I always love it when couple are down to get wet and take a dip in the ocean no matter how cold it is. I can't wait for their wedding next Spring!! Thanks for a fun session guys! 

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Derek & Brittany's Santa Barbara Engagement

I met up with Brittany & Derek at a beautiful wilderness spot in Santa Barbara, where Derek proposed to Brittany (aww!). This was my first time here, so it was wonderful exploring a new place and getting fresh inspiration for their shoot. What I loved about Santa Barbara, was that we were able to capture so many backgrounds! From wilderness, to the beach, to the mountains! Ending the session at the coolest little spot, Knapp's Castle. Brittany and Derek are so easy going and so very sweet! I'm looking forward to their wedding which will be held at Brittany's family home in Calabasas :) ENJOY! 

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