jes' personal post : Why I believe in love
My mom and dad, Wendy and Charlie as most other people refer to them, started dating when I was just three years old, in December of 1992. My mom, a bad ass chick in her twenties, would go out and watch my dad's band.
Styled session: blush love engagement session
I just needed to see more love in my life, so we hooked up with these two beautiful souls for a quick, down and dirty, styled engagement session and I got all the happy feels I needed!
FAMILY: HOLIDAY FAMILY PHOTOS IN MALIBU, CANYON
Holiday photographs aren't just about the annual Christmas card, but capturing the love, spirit, and excitement of your own love, family, and the celebrations to come.
This sweet little man came into the studio this week with his eyes wide open and his camera face ready. It didn’t take long for him to get settled in once he was wrapped up and cozy with an adorable blue wrap and matching hat from The Tree Top Shoppe. He has ten perfect little […]
The weather may have skipped Spring and jumped right to Summer, but this is #notjustsummerlove! It’s all in the details. And every single detail of the Foster-Summer wedding extravaganza at Pond View Farm was the perfect marriage of Lauren & Martin’s southern style, innate playfulness, and love of family. From their humorous-yet-whimsical wedding website, to their “not just summer […]
Laughter and applause filled the reception hall at Swan Point Yacht & Country Club. Micki and Jon, seated at a small head table next to their best man and maid of honor with their respective spouses on either side of them, beamed with pure joy. Christopher, Jon’s brother, gave his best man speech, which had […]
Dear Mom, This blog post is for you. A little story about our adventures in Arizona and how our travels together have helped me grow, not only as a human-being, but also closer to you. One year ago today, I moved across the country to the West Coast. I know you were devasted. Heck, I […]
Welcome to the World, Karsyn Allan Hitson! “Water has broken and she’s dilated 7cm…” is the first thing I saw as my phone went off at 6:55 a.m…a text from your daddy. I was so excited to meet you, I brushed my teeth and I was on the road by seven. See we were holding our […]
One of our favorite elements of styled shoots is the ability to bring an incredible creative team together and create magic from a single vision mixed with everyone’s personalities and talents! We also love that it doesn’t always have to be high-end professionals in the wedding business, but we can support the “little guys” just starting out […]
Are you getting a ton of input from multiple directions for how you should plan and execute your wedding day?! If only everyone realized that it is YOUR wedding day, are we right?! But just know, their hearts are in the right place (even if we sometimes want to go in another room and scream […]
Taylor and Levi are going to be first-time parents in just a few short weeks. To be a part of this nervous excitement and their journey to being a family of three is just such a blessing. When I asked Taylor to share her love story with me and the story of when she first […]
This is Ryan. A young man from Arcadia High School, who will not only be celebrating his eighteenth birthday, but just two days later he will be graduating from high school. He has rich dark hair and beautiful eyes filled with kindness. Being the middle child of three boys, he considers himself the quiet, “less […]
Micki and Jon have this passionate love built around friendship, parenting, and laughter. To be in their presence is to witness this fun energy and a true commitment to each other that constantly reminds us why we are wedding photographers. Their love story is special because they get to share it with their one-year-old daughter, […]