Who We Are

Lover of Weddings is a wedding photography & coordination sister duo that specializes in coordinating and capturing the celebrations of head-over-heels in love couples with a passion for gorgeous creative details and stunning locations. Est. 2012

But we are so much more than that. We are truly lovers of weddings...we laugh with your wedding party, fluff dresses and pin boutonnieres, cry when you read your vows, cheer at your first kiss and swoon at your first dance. It is a blessing and an honor to be involved in such an intimate day in your lives.

We Believe In

Love. Dedication. Authenticity. Marriage. Unique traditions. Beautiful light. Family. Adventure. Excitement. Friends. Creativity. Details.

…And a great party.


Meet Jess

Fun Facts

  • My morning latte is a must
  • I’m a Cal Poly SLO grad, with a BS in Graphic Communication (go GrC!)
  • I grew up in South East Asia as a kid
  • Pretty much all my clothing is black, white, gray or striped.
  • Broke my collarbone playing rugby in college
  • I type everything because my handwriting is the worst
  • When I’m not shooting on weekends, you can find me hiking, at the beach, hosting game night or visiting local breweries and wineries with my husband and friends
  • All for His glory.

Why I’m a wedding photographer

I first fell in love with weddings my senior year at Cal Poly when a woman I didn’t know, found a website I made for school and asked me to photograph hers. Having never photographed one before, I threw myself into the industry, bought a trillion wedding magazines, stocked blogs and learned everything I possibly could. Weddings bring an exhilaration that can’t be matched. And the people and joy I experience along the way turn this crazy industry into family.

My Love Story

Andy and I were 19 when we met as sophomores at Cal Poly SLO...I know, crazy young! His roommates were on a mission to meet girls [true story...] and my roommates and I were invited to a birthday bonfire they were hosting. After a few games at the beach our friendship began.

We started dating a few short weeks after we met. Flash forward a few more weeks...birthdays...graduations...long distance...we’re now enjoying marriage in San Luis Obispo living the #SLOlife.

2016 marked 10 years together and 4 years of marriage. Planning our big day brought me so much closer to my brides. It brought a new understanding of the stress, joy, love and that whirlwind day they call your wedding.

Our french bulldog, Bruce, joined our family shortly after we got married and he is definitely our first-born ... He is a true clown and mascot of our small group’s softball team. People in SLO adore him and know me as “Bruce’s mom.” Last week a stranger asked to take a photo with him. #celebrity

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