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Holiday Mini-Session [Cuthbertson Family] / San Juan Capistrano Family Photographer

This 2013 Holiday Mini-Session season was crazy fun and I met so many amazing families!

And what a way to kick it off with this beautiful family! I have known Katherine for years and she always has the BEST style. Whether it’s dressing for an event or hosting a party, Katherine will always have the most impressive outfit, home decor or table design you can imagine! So, I was not surprised when she and her family (doggie Charlie included!) showed up so fashionably. A photographer’s dream…and ya gotta love a baby in a bow tie!

It was such a blast photographing you all! Can’t wait to see these sweet kiddos grow. Enjoy!

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Family Session [The Jack Family] / San Juan Capistrano Family Photographer

This was a FUN session! The Jack brothers are full of character, silliness and lots of energy!! Boys will be boys!  😉

I had such a great time following these two around with their mom! Lisa really wanted to capture her boys as they are now and we did just that! I love their exuberant personalities, the way they play with each other, how carefree they are! A perfect snapshot in time.

I can’t wait to get them in front of my lens again in the new year with their whole family!

Enjoy!! XO

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Irvine Regional Park Engagement Session [Jenny & Travis] / Irvine Engagement Photographer

When I first met Jenny she told me that she and Travis loved the great outdoors (Travis proposed on a scenic hike) and their baby dog Cooper! So it was only fitting that we shot their engagement photos at the rustic Irvine Regional Park with Cooper in tow, of course!

Jenny and Travis are so obviously in love. They are so sweet with each other, so considerate and totally laid back and silly too! The perfect combination. It was a blast  hanging out with these two and capturing their love!

There are few things I love more than LOVE and puppy dogs…but, a gorgeous pair of heels and a fabulous dress are right up there! I mean seriously, check out that dress! Pair those things with the most perfect golden light and I am one happy photographer. I could’ve photographed these two for hours but they had their engagement party to go to that night and I didn’t want to be too pushy 😉

I cannot wait for their wedding this April at the always beautiful Villa San Juan Capistrano! It’s going to be an amazing day and best of all, at the end of that amazing day Jenny and Travis will be husband and wife. It doesn’t get much better than that.


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2013 Holiday Mini-Sessions / Orange County Photographer


Our 2013 Holiday Mini-Sessions have arrived!

I just love this time of year! It is the perfect moment to get dressed up, gather your family and spend a little quality time in front of the camera capturing your holiday cheer! I know the holiday season is both the most joyous of the year and also the busiest, which is why I am offering a select number of our 30-minute mini-sessions held on 3 dates in 3 locations. All details are listed below.

Space is limited so contact me now to reserve your date!

949.292.4535 or


2013 Holiday Mini-Sessions are $200 and includes:

30-minute session for up to 6 people

10 high-resolution images professionally edited on disc

online proofing & purchasing gallery


Saturday, November 2nd, at Flower Field in San Juan Capistrano:

  • 2:45 – 3:15 (BOOKED)
  • 3:30 – 4:00 (BOOKED)
  • 4:15 – 4:45 (BOOKED)

Sunday, November 3rd, at Rustic/Natural location in Irvine:

  • 2:45 – 3:15 (BOOKED)
  • 3:30 – 4:00 (BOOKED)
  • 4:15- 4:45 (BOOKED)

Sunday, November 10th, at Beach location in Laguna Beach:

  • 2:45 – 3:15  (BOOKED)
  • 3:30 – 4:00 (BOOKED)
  • 4:15 – 4:45  (BOOKED)


  • To book your session, contact Jessica at 949.292.4535 or
  • All files will be shipped by Monday, November 25th. Although, they may be done sooner! Also, I am happy to send the files via mail AND email by Nov. 25th if requested.  🙂
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early as sessions are booked back-to-back.
  • All times are scheduled around the best light available. However, If these dates and/or times do not work for you please contact me. I may have an alternate date or time available to you!
  • Session may be used for any type of Lifestyle session.
  • All sessions must be paid in full to book your date and time. Since reserving your date requires Jessica Holley Photography to turn away other business on that day, refunds are unavailable. However, if a cancellation needs to be made, you will receive a credit toward your rescheduled date.

I look forward to capturing your family’s love!

XO, Jessica

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Sweet Sadie Lee May

The day finally came; September 6th, 2013 to be exact! Our sweet, sweet Sadie Lee May was born at 5:31 in the afternoon weighing in at 5lbs, 15 oz and measuring 18.5 inches long. We chose Sadie because my husband and I loved the old-fashioned feel of this classic name and it suits her so well! We chose Lee as Sadie’s middle name to honor my husband’s parents, Nancy Lee and Ernest Lee.

This tiny little girl has filled our hearts with an indescribable love and joy. It’s been harder than we ever imagined AND so much better than we ever imagined. This is what life is all about. We have a healthy baby girl who we love more than anything; any problems in this world feel like small potatoes now.

Our lives will never be the same and we have her to thank.

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