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Jessica Rice


whole-heartedly believe in 4 hour dinners, planning parties so epic people talk about them for years. Going way over the top on gifts, dancing all of my stress away and raising our kids to live out love and kindness that can change the world. 

A Southern Girl living in San Diego’s Endless Summer! I left dental career path to travel the world with just a camera in hand and spent a year capturing the world’s greatest beauty. I’m a deep believer in waking up at 5 am to own my day, rocking every jumpsuit, losing track of time dining with friends and drinking tea until it fills my veins. I traveled the world in search of life’s greatest adventure and found it in my arms as I held my children. I’m here for you. Here for your adventure and here to share everything I’ve learned along the way. 

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Balboa Park Wedding Photography

There is no place more iconic in San Diego than Balboa Park. Balboa Park is a very popular destination for engagement, wedding and family photos but on this one incredible day we had the entire park to ourselves.

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Carlsbad Family Photography at San Elijo Lagoon

San Elijo lagoon is one of San Diego’s best places for family photos. San Elijo lagoon offers 7 miles of trails to explore, a salt water lagoon and endless foliage. The lagoon offers ample open space for running, exploring and playing. If you’re looking for some of our other favorite San Diego photoshoot locations check […]

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Best Photoshoot Locations in San Diego

San Diego’s absolute best photoshoot locations. A detailed list of all the best beaches, parks and open spaces for any engagement or family photoshoot!

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Pannikin Building Wedding in San Diego

If you love color, the boho look and also an industrial vibe then this Vibrant bohemian style wedding at The Pannikin Building in San Diego is right for you!!! Sweet Blossom Weddings had a vision for a bohemian-styled wedding look and they certainly lived up to the hype, creating the most beautiful Spring photoshoot. Combining […]

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I’m going to let you in on a little secret, my Christmas lists have been done for months…I’ve always been a big list person, even when I was a kid I would make extremely detailed lists with prices and links (well magazine references back then hahah). I’m also a huge fan of collecting ideas throughout […]

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DIY Kids Halloween Costumes and Party

I grew up with a mom who hand stitched every single one of my halloween costumes, she spent hours glueing on sequins, sewing lace and creating the prefect halloween costumes. I always dreamed of making these eloborate and creative DIY costumes for my kids, I imagined a room spread full of fabric and tulle and […]

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Scripps Pier La Jolla Engagement Photos

When you think of iconic San Diego Engagement photoshoot locations Scripps Pier and Balboa Park should be at the top of your list. Balboa Park has absolutely stunning photoshoot locations around every corner. From historical buildings, lush gardens, and massive fig trees to arboretums and reflecting ponds. It’s truly the heart of San Diego and […]

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The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is one of the best wedding venues in San Diego hands down. Every single square inch of the Inn’s property is a photographers dream. This Wedding at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe shoot was absolutely stunning and will give so much inspiration for any wedding at the Inn.  […]

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San Diego Wedding at Admiral Kidd Conference Center

The sun was showing off and morning mimosas were being sipped when I walked into the room to see the bride laughing with her family and friends. Jess was as stunning as could be and the girls of Elwynn and Cass made her shine as she prepared for her big day. The doorbell rang and […]

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Kauai Engagement Photography

A Kauai, Hawaii Engagement Session If you’ve ever dreamed of having a destination engagement session in Kauai, Hawaii then this shoot is guaranteed to make you book flights immediately, pull out your Lai and say “Aloha” to adventure. Matt and Jess are San Diego natives who love the beach, exploring the outdoors and laughing as […]

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Horn Blower Cruise Proposal in Laguna Beach

A Laguna Beach Yacht Proposal This Laguna Beach Yacht Proposal was months in the making for The Yes Girls and Shaan. He knew when it came to asking Megha to marry him he wanted more than a nice dinner, known for his bold asks on Shark Tank Shaan wanted to go over the top for […]

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california home renovation

We Bought A House!!! You guys!! Life has been INSANE the last few months and weeks (and days). Like literally insane and so much of the insanity and chaos is due to this beautiful blue lady right here. Welcome to our new home!!! It feels unreal that I can even write that because this has […]

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San Diego Wedding at Omni La Costa

When it comes to your wedding day it’s so important to work with your wedding planner and photographer to prepare the perfect timeline. Today I’m giving you our ideal timeline for an 8 hour wedding day. I’ve listed how much time a photographer typically likes for each section of the day and added a sample […]

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Wedding at L'Auberge Del Mar in San Diego

L’Auberge Wedding in Del Mar  Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in the heart of Del Mar sits the iconic L’Auberge Hotel. L’Auberge is more than just a boutique coastal resort, it’s a romantic seaside destination for the ideal San Diego Wedding. Wendy and Eric fell in love with L’Auberge at first sight and knew their wedding […]

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