Introducing Tavi’s Day, Newborn Baby Portraits, Los Angeles

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Tavi’s Day, May 20th Vicki and Melanie are two of the most courageous women I know. Courageous because they often find love, passion, commitment and positivity even in the face of adversity. Their entire connection (and it’s a strong one) has consistently been challenged throughout their lives. From realizing they were gay and coming out to their friends and family to meeting each other for the first time, falling in love, and making the decision to marry in spite of legal opposition. Yet Read More

Family Portraits In Kenneth Hahn Park, Baldwin Hills

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Family Portrait Session In Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles Meet Hannah and her mother Liz, two Los Angeles natives that I have had the pleasure of documenting since 2008! For this round, we shot in Kenneth Hahn Park, Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles. Kenneth Hahn Park offers up a variety of pockets in which to play and pose. For starters, there’s a lake in the middle of the park with a few streams that trail off. On those streams reside a few Read More

Orange County Family Portrait Session

Meet Saxon and Lyra, two awesome, quirky, fun-loving kids from Irvine California. These two never disappoint and consistently keep me on my toes.  And we’ve been shooting together since 2011!  They feel like family to me. They know me, trust me, and the session feels more like play than posing, which is just the way I like it. It makes me happy that they feel comfortable and open to my suggestions during our family sessions. For this round, we shot in Read More

Destination Wedding Photography in Spokane, Washington

Trezzi Farm Winery in Washington It was a beautiful day in Spokane Washington as Jason and Katherine began preparing for their wedding. Blue skies led the way down to the ceremony. An array of wooden benches were delicately displayed and framed by rows of grape vines. Hundreds of guests took their seats and anxiously awaited. The Trezzi Farm Winery in Colbert would be where their wedding vows would take place and where their custom made Pounders Wedding rings would be Read More

Destination Wedding Photography, Santa Barbara

Wedding at The Santa Barbara Courthouse and Wine Cask Restaurant: Immediately, Audrey and Tim made it known to us that they wanted a more intimate setting for their vows. They knew they wanted the guest list to be small and they only wanted four within their wedding party. And it was all to occur in their hometown of Santa Barbara. Three months after outlining their ideal wedding, Audrey emailed me, “My fiancé and I love your photography!! We are planning to Read More

Newborn Portrait Session with Baby Viena

Jen Castle Photography would like to give a big warm fuzzy welcome to baby Viena, weighing in at 6 pounds and 7 ounces. I had the pleasure of working with Viena at three weeks old. Her parents Chris and Cynthia called us in for a newborn session that would take place within their home. We set up a few small backdrops, gathered a few props, set up our lighting and went to work. And baby Viena, was a newly born Read More

10% Off Special for Family Portrait Sessions in November

Tis the Season for creating holiday cards, packages, and gift ideas for the family…  So, have you booked your Family Photographer yet? At Jen Castle Photography, we completely understand that with kids, busy schedules, and holiday plans fast approaching there also comes last minute photography bookings. December ends up being extremely busy for our LA studio. So we thought we’d throw out a friendly 10% off reminder- book with us now, for the month of November and receive 10% off your Read More

Family Portrait Session in Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Family Portraits in Los Angeles are always magical due to the wide variety of sunny landscapes and textured terrain. For this family session, we had the agonizing decision of whether to shoot at the beach or go green within Griffith’s expansive park. It was a tough call but in the end, we decided to go green.   Griffith Park Los Angeles family Portraits The morning of the shoot, it was a refreshing eighty-five degrees and our backdrop was a soft collage of warm Read More

Wedding at the Dos Lagos Country Club {sneak peek}

We just recently had the pleasure of documenting a wedding at the Dos Lagos Country Club with Jenny and Lindsey. My team and I had an amazing time! These are two quirky, gorgeous, ridiculously fun, and so in love gals. We cannot wait to share more. In the meantime, we leave you with a taste, while we edit and build their wedding gallery. Congratulations again Jenny and Lindsey!    

A Simple, Cost Effective, and Fun Solution for Catering your Wedding {Guest Post by: Roaming Hunger}

We’ve all been to a wedding where the food wasn’t exactly – let’s just say – memorable. In fact, you may have experienced the rubbery chicken, wilted over drenched salad and the rolls that had the consistency of a hockey puck. Not only was the food mediocre, but there’s a high probability that the food per person was incredibly high. Last year, the average cost of getting a wedding catered was between $51-$73 per person, which is A LOT. And at Read More