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.
Whether you are considering on booking photography services for you and your family, an engagement session or an individual portrait session, there are a few general guidelines you should keep in mind when booking and preparing for your session. Photography by MaeWood Photography: Model/Blogger Kristi Stevens with Shoptini Tip #1: Love the Light, Don’t Fight It! […]
As photographers, we have worked with many different vendors and service providers through weddings, engagements, and styled shoots with bloggers and creatives like Craving Currently, Never Been So, Shoptini, and Coffee Stained Lace! Through the years, we have worked with a handful of vendors over and over again, and they have become our DREAM TEAM! […]
Oh… the sticky notes. Where do we even begin? Well… the use of sticky notes is actually pretty natural considering both Jes and Meg (we) have only ever been teachers, and then photographers. Sticky notes help us to stay organized, they bring life and color to our endless “to-do” lists, and then happen to make […]
Unequivocally, YES! Download your free guide to why you should have a First Look on your Wedding Day! That alone is a good enough reason to make us regret not having a first look at each of our own weddings, but we understand if our brides and grooms need more convincing… so here is why […]
Women around the world struggle with infertility. It knows no boundaries, and it doesn’t discriminate. Like many other women, Victoria has struggled for eight years to have her miracle baby. I (Jes) went to high school with Victoria, and although we were acquaintances, we weren’t ever really close until we went through the struggle of […]
The year of Match.com… We are just tickled to death that the internet dating world is panning out for some really wonderful people. In fact, most of our brides and grooms this year met on Match.com, and Adam and Jenelle are one of those couples. We aren’t sure how match.com creates these perfect pairs, but […]
Welcome to the studio, Zephyr Rad Robbins! If you haven’t heard the first part of Zephyr’s story, I highly recommend heading over to learn about the love of his parents during their maternity session at Kenneth Hahn State Park, and his birth story from just a few short weeks ago at Kasier West LA! After […]
I sit here and I wonder where I should even begin with the story of Baby Zephyr’s birth, but there is no other place to start than the beginning… To be able to provide a family with the most beautiful gift we could give them, a way to stop time for just a moment and […]
This is Talissa Smalley… Daughter to Dogma Debate’s host David Smalley, and his wife Brandy… fur mamma to her Nyla Bear, and little sister to her older brother, Brayden… but most of all, she is Talissa. Unequivocally fierce, bold, and adult for her young age. She is helpful, skeptical, and science driven, constantly asking questions […]
As women, it has become a habit of sorts, to lie to ourselves when we need to feel safe, stay inside our comfortable bubble, or not acknowledge the things that scare us in this life. One of those topics we often lie to ourselves about is beauty, boudoir, confidence, and empowerment. Some people just aren’t […]