Jessica Lea Jacksonville Photography Blog

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Michelle and Scott’s Keeler Property Wedding | Jacksonville Wedding Photogrpaher

This past weekend I had the honor of photographing  my firsts wedding at the Keeler Property! That covered bridge is so beautiful! Michelle’s flowers were provided by Fabulous Flowers. Michelle and Scott has a wonderfully small, rustic wedding. Enjoy the sneak peeks!

Jacksonville Family Photos

Middleton Annual Spring Photos | Jacksonville Family Photographer

I tell people all the time that my life is weird. Honestly, y’all, my life is weird. My life is also pretty damn cool though. I met Shelly about 10yrs ago at a wedding rehearsal. Yes almost every friend I have I’ve met through photography. (like I said, weird) KC’s step sister, I believe, was […]

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Caydee & John’s Key West Destination Wedding Sneak Peeks | Florida Wedding Photographer

Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down. Well, almost. See, I’ve known most of the members of the Ward family for almost half my life now! It all started working at a doctors office way back in 2004! This is a big family too, 6 sisters, one […]

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Maribel & Dorian | Disney Dream Cruise Wedding on Castaway Cay | Sneak Peeks

I’ve just come home from Maribel & Dorian’s amazing Disney Cruise Wedding on Castaway Cay in the Bahamas, by way of the Disney Dream!!! This is my 8th Wedding on the Disney Dream and each time it doesn’t disappoint! However, finding unique shots in a venue you’ve photographed EIGHT times becomes a personal challenge. Maribel […]

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Lindsay & Ben | Epcot Wedding, Italy Pavilion | Orlando Wedding Photographer

I met Lindsay through a Disney Bride community. I’m part of this community because every now and then I have the honor and privilege of shooting Disney Weddings. If you know me at all you already know this… but I’m a a big time Disney Fan Girl! Due to this, having the opportunity to shoot […]

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The Secret to Epic Wedding Photos

You’ve seen them, a bride and groom, in the desert, perfect lighting, so in love, so epic and you’re thinking I want that for my wedding day!!! I’m going to let you in on a few secrets to getting those epic wedding photos! A few things you may have thought of already, a few may […]

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Baby Noah | Jacksonville Newborn Photographer

At just 8 days old, Baby Noah, stole my heart. It helps that I’m also one of his “Aunts” but I digress. This February baby is adorable. Newborn sessions are typically done with in the first 10 days, so we got lucky. The date we had set up originally was gloomy not allowing any window […]

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Bridget & David’s Washington Oaks Engagement Session | Jacksonville Wedding Photographer

I have had the pleasure of knowing Bridget for years now. What started as my love for the food of her work place grew into a sweet acquaintanceship and now, I get to shoot her wedding! I’m so very thrilled that Bridget and David chose me as their Wedding photographer. And I love how in […]

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Cassie & Blake Train Themed Maternity | Jacksonville Maternity Photographer

I had the privilege of shooting Cassie and Blake’s wedding a few years ago, and was thrilled to hear about their upcoming new arrival! When Cassie contacted me about doing their maternity and newborn photos, we knew we had to come up with a fun plan to incorporate trains. Blake works for CSX, so it […]

6 Simple Tips on Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

Weddings are a really big deal… I rephrase your wedding is a really big freaking deal!!! If time is money. Calculate not only the money you spend on your wedding but time you put into it….. wait on second thought, don’t do that, you don’t want to know! Some things are better left unknown!!! But, […]