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San Juan Capistrano Fall Mini- Session [Serena + Miles] / Orange County Family Photographer

There aren’t enough words to describe the MAGIC that is these two, but I can try!

Their love is palpable. It’s made out of lipstick kisses, boy mama madness, a sweet goofiness that only two people who spend lots of time being silly together can share and one of the most intense bonds I have ever had the privilege of witnessing. This pair is love.


San Juan Capistrano Fall Mini-Session

Suspenders and a bowtie Win. Every. Time.

It was SO much fun chasing this wild guy around. Non-stop action and a total Charmer too. No wonder his Mama is in love!
There are those lipstick kisses!
This bond right here. There’s so much to love about these two. Lots of silliness and laughter. But what I love most about them is this right here.
Serena and Miles were off to a Halloween party after their photos that night and I suggested taking a few shots at the end with their costumes on. Sure glad I did! Captain American and THE coolest Mama ever dressed to the nines as Black Widow! I mean seriously, how rad is that? It doesn’t hurt that this Mama happens to be my PiYo instructor and a Beachbody coach…aka…she’s SUPER HOT! 😉

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San Juan Capistrano Family Session [Reitan Family] / Orange County Family Photographer

I just love this family. I have known Lindsey since high school and because we have so many mutual friends, our paths have always intertwined. Throughout the years I have grown to know Lindsey as a loving wife, a fun and devoted mother and an inspiring person.

Our lives collided once again when both of our families were struck with brain cancer months apart. The horror of Shaun’s diagnosis and then mine, eight months later was uncanny considering how rare this disease is and how tightly knit our community is. When I was first diagnosed, my mind went straight to the Reitan family. Lindsey reached out to me shortly after and I knew when we both were ready, we would be able to learn so much from each other’s journeys. And we have. Even if just for just a brief conversation, I know that we can talk to each other and that whatever she’s feeling, I get. And whatever I’m feeling, she gets. Our different perspectives as a spouse and the person with the illness, not only help to see things that inspire change in me, but to also feel not so alone or missunderstood. When you travel the same road, your paths will always intertwine again. Sometimes in the most unlikely ways.

Reitan family, you all are beautiful. Watching you interact was so much fun! You can really feel the love, closeness and silliness in this family of SIX. It was an honor capturing your love and SO much fun! Enjoy the photos! Xo

What having THREE sisters feels like!
Sign of the times…Selfies for Snapchat at family photo shoots 😉
Sweet Father and Son Moment!
Out of the darkness, comes light and learning and growth. Lindsey has turned her story into one of positivity and being the best version of herself from the inside out! She is now helping others as a Shakeology Coach and by being a total “Spiritual Gangster!” She introduced me to the love of my workout life, PiYo and I’m so grateful for it- Check out that Dancer! 😉

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2016 Fall Mini-Sessions / Jessica Holley Photography

Holiday mini sessions, Fall Mini sessions

2016 Fall Mini-Sessions Are Back!

I am so happy to announce that I am back behind the camera to shoot your Mini-Sessions this year! Whether they’re for your holiday cards or to update family photos, I’m here to capture your love! I can not WAIT to see you all again and see how your families have grown!!

All of the details are listed below so, read on. Locations are to-be-decided but will be in the South OC area. Please email with any questions. Space is limited and always books fast- contact me now to reserve your date and time!

949.292.4535 or


2016 Mini-Sessions are $225 and includes:

-30 minute session for up to 5 people

all high-resolution images

-professionally edited & delivered digitally

-online proofing & purchasing gallery

-print release

Saturday, October 22nd at Wilderness Park in San Juan Capistrano:

  • 2:45 -3:15p BOOKED
  • 3:30-4:00p BOOKED
  • 4:15- 4:45p
  • 5:00-5:30p BOOKED

Saturday, November 5th at Los Rios Street in San Juan Capistrano:

  • 2:45 -3:15p
  • 3:30-4:00p
  • 4:15- 4:45p BOOKED
  • 5:00-5:30p BOOKED

Sunday, November 6th at Open Field in San Juan Capistrano:

  • 1:45 -2:15p
  • 2:30 – 3:00p  BOOKED
  • 3:15 – 3:45p  BOOKED
  • 4:00 – 4:30p BOOKED


  • To book your session, contact Jessica at 949.292.4535 or
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early as sessions are booked back-to-back.
  • Session may be used for any type of Lifestyle session.
  • Please add an additional $25 per person.
  • All sessions must be paid in full and have signed contract to book your date and time.

I look forward to capturing your family’s love!

XO, Jessica

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Coto de Caza Maternity Session [Ashley & Taylor] / Orange County Maternity Photographer

I’m so excited to share Ashley and Taylor’s session! Not only was it one of my first shoots back, it was also one of my all-time faves. The best part about what I get to do is to capture the happiest times in my client’s lives. Last weekend with these two reminded me once again why I do what I do. It brings me more joy than anything to give the lovely people I meet their most special moments captured in time. Ashley and Taylor’s happiness and excitement radiated with an abundance of love.

I’m so happy for the both of you! You are about to experience the best of what life offers! A journey worth every sacrifice. A love that knows no measure. Enjoy the ride!

Orange County Maternity Photography


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Laguna Beach Engagement Session [Alyssa & John] / Orange County Wedding Photographer

Years before she met her groom, she met her wedding dress. And bought it on the spot. And a year before they were engaged, they heard a band playing in the Gaslamp quarter while out in San Diego, and she made a mental note to have them play at their future wedding. And a month after he proposed she found that same band, after much research, and booked them on the spot. Alyssa is my kinda girl. Thorough, diligent, a planner and most importantly, a true romantic. In John, she’s found the man she no doubt envisioned long before he became her reality and in her, he’s found his perfect match. You see it in his eyes the way he looks at her as she’s talking, or making plans and he ever so sweetly gazes at her with a big smile on his face. They have each found the one they were looking for.

John is from Laguna Beach and so on a Summer day, we traveled along the coast and captured these two and their love. From the characteristic Laguna streets to the gorgeous surf and sand, this engagement session is what So Cal dreams are made of.

I can’t wait for their September wedding at The Villa in San Juan Capistrano! I know it will be a spectacular day and the start of a beautiful forever.

Enjoy, XO

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