Jessica Lea Jacksonville Photography Blog

Stay updated on my Jacksonville photography sessions and see tips and tricks for your photo sessions in my blog posts. Contact me to learn more or to book my Florida photography services!

Unique Jacksonville Wedding Venues

Explore the most unique wedding venues in Jacksonville with our guide. Discover charming, quirky locations that promise a day as special as your love story. Click to find your dream venue!

Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Wedding Photographer in Jacksonville and St. Augustine

Here is the blog post we will be going with: “Planning your wedding in the beautiful cities of Jacksonville or St. Augustine, Florida, offers a unique opportunity to capture your special day against some of the most picturesque backdrops the Sunshine State has to offer. However, choosing the right wedding photographer can sometimes feel overwhelming. […]

Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Dream Destination Wedding: Budget Tips, Checklist, and Must-Knows

Dreaming of saying “I do” in a picturesque locale? You’re in the right place. Here’s everything you need to know to make your destination wedding planning seamless and stress-free. Making Your Budget Work for You Prioritize Your Must-Haves However tight your budget may be, it’s crucial to prioritize. Whether it’s a breathtaking venue or capturing […]

Guide To Navigating Common Wedding Photography Concerns – From A Jacksonville and St. Augustine Wedding Photographer

Planning your big day is an adventure filled with important decisions. One key choice is picking the right wedding photographer. This decision is crucial because it’s not just about hiring someone to take photos. It’s about finding a partner who captures the essence of your day. For couples in Jacksonville or St. Augustine, Florida, here’s […]

Casey & Billy’s Rusty Pelican Wedding | Tampa Wedding Photographer | The Jessica Lea

Wedding One of my favorite cities in FL to photograph is Tampa, FL! This Rusty Pelican Wedding is no exception! Rusty Pelican Wedding Day 1. Let’s start from the beginning… When and where was your wedding and does the date/location have any special significance to your relationship? Billy and I got married on October 12, […]

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5 Unusual Tips from Your Wedding Day Beauty Pro

3 Unusual Wedding Day Beauty Tips from Curl.Wink.Blush! Zulmarie gives you tips for your wedding day beauty regimen like she would any of her friends. Read on for these 3 valuable, usual tips

Brownstone Wedding, Teresa + Stephen

Teresa and Stephen have a natural, easy love that was a real joy to photograph! Not to mention their reception was at THE Brownstone in New Jersey. Yep, the premier historic landmark that was featured in The Real Housewives of New Jersey and The Sopranos. (!!!) As awesome as the reception location was, the wedding […]

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Tarryn & Brandon Ponte Vedra Beach Engagement Session | Jacksonville Wedding Photographer

Tarryn and Brandon met at a wedding I photographed! So obviously, I’m a little biased here, but getting to shoot during TWO parts of their love story was a dream. They went to high school together in Ponte Vedra, Florida, but they didn’t know each other because Brandon was a year ahead.  Years later, a […]

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Mack’s 1yr Photos | Jacksonville Beach Family Session | Jessica Lea Photography

Ah, the Pitcock family… where do I begin?! Eileen, wife/mom/organizer/wine tasting extraordinaire (her own words) booked a maternity & newborn package a little over a year ago. We spoke often, session planning, exchanging ideas, etc. etc… THEN at the newborn session she tells me they are moving to New York?!?! I immediately felt abandoned, and […]

Disney Bounding Engagement Session

Teresa & Stephen’s Disney Engagement | Orlando Wedding Photographer

This story has been a longggg time in the making… Somewhere around 8 years to be exact. Read on to see how life, business goals, and the future of my brand have all merged into one. Eight years ago, a young, gorgeous woman named April was looking for a wedding photographer. Her wedding seemed like […]