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Kat & Brett sharing a kiss in front of the vineyards and rolling hills during their San Luis Obispo Mission wedding.

Kat & Brett | San Luis Obispo Wedding It was midmorning when we pulled off the road and into the driveway of the Chene Vineyards. Rows and rows of vines ran parallel to each other as we drove along the driveway. As we looked past the vineyard we saw the estate atop a hill with […]

Three wedding albums standing upright to show size and material differences.

Your First Heirloom We believe your wedding photos deserve a home that will last longer than the car in your driveway. A home that will keep them safe and protected as you move into your first home together. An album that you’ll take with you as you grow your family. We know your album is […]

If you’re planning your wedding, or you’ve been around someone planning their wedding, you’ve probably heard this before: it’s going to be a blur. It’ll be over before you know it, and you won’t remember a thing! We’ve heard it all too. But we don’t believe it has to be that way. We believe you can remember […]

As Santa Barbara wedding photographers the majority of our couples are from out of town. They plan their wedding at one of the amazing venues around the city and invite their guests from all over the country to join them as they celebrate the start of their marriage. With that said, destination weddings typically bring […]

Have you imagined the dress you’ll be wearing when you see your soon-to-be spouse for the first time on your wedding day? Have you thought about how it will feel as you walk down the aisle to meet them at the altar? Maybe you knew from the beginning exactly what you wanted, but not where […]

As we continue to navigate these uncertain times in the world we wanted to make a concise list of Santa Barbara Micro-Wedding Venues that are offering smaller and more intimate collections for couples that want to get married during Covid-19. We’ve reached out to some of our favorite venues in the area to get the […]

A bride in front of a floral arch that was used as the backdrop to her ceremony altar at one of the Santa Barbara Micro-Wedding Venues.



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A West Beach Villa We can say personally, that this little villa is an incredible wedding VRBO in Santa Barbara. Angela & Kevan began their Villa & Vine wedding day at this West Beach Villa. The house is located in West Beach, which is just two blocks from Stearns Wharf, one of the most popular […]

Are you Trying to Decide if AJ’s Shooting and Editing Course is Right for You? Amy & Jordan’s Shooting and Editing course was one of our first major purchases when we began our journey to becoming full-time wedding photographers. Honestly, we made the investment into education right after purchasing cameras and a lens each. And […]

A bride holding her bouquet has she shares a kiss with her husband at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California.

How to Choose a Wedding Venue When you’re in the beginning stages of wedding planning, it may feel like there are a million things to decide and even more to consider. We’ve been there, and we can very easily remember that it’s a pretty thin line between having fun planning the best day ever on […]

In an industry that is so bride-centric, it may be difficult for grooms to find some actionable steps or tips they can take to look their best on their wedding day. So, we’ve put together a short list for all the guys out there in the wedding planning process. These are our tips on how […]

Editorial at Sunstone Villa This Sunstone Villa wedding editorial is reminiscent of a tale in an old storybook taking place in the Provencal French countryside. Located in the Santa Ynez Valley, the Sunstone Villa prides itself on its French heritage. Constructed with French limestone, the villa was built using authentic reclaimed materials from various buildings in […]

Erica & Gideon | Montecito Church Wedding In a time of so much uncertainty, we’re all looking for a constant. Something we can count on to stay how we’ve always known it to be. A thing or person that we can hold onto that will help sturdy us throughout these times. Something or someone that […]

Elizabeth & Michael

"Jocelyn and Spencer are very talented at what they do. They are genuine and authentic in their interactions with you and each other. Hands down the best experience throughout the wedding planning process, the day of, and after."

"Do not even consider anyone else."

Woodland Events

"Since they’d been so focused on building a personal connection with the couple in the months leading up to the wedding, the couple was relaxed and comfortable all day, knowing they were in very good hands."

"They captured every moment perfectly."

Angela & KEvan

"We could not have been more pleased with being a JS couple. Jocelyn and Spencer are not only talented they make the entire process enjoyable and are just genuinely wonderful people. I would recommend Jocelyn and Spencer 100%."

"Jocelyn and Spencer made all of our photography dreams come true."

Candy & Gino

"Should you need a great photographer in Santa Barbara, in California or any where else, look no further. "

Everything seemed personalized, nothing forced, nothing copied. The quality of our photos and the photography style exceeded our expectations.