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We believe this life is big and beautiful and worth living to the fullest! That is why we continue to create world class resources and education for fellow photographers! You can check it all out here!

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We Help Photographers Book Their Dream Destination Weddings

Hey friend! We are James & Jess — photographers, educators, cocktail enthusiasts and adventure seekers. We are based in sunny Santa Barbara, CA but travel 50% of each year! We specialize in luxury destination weddings and have photographed over 400 weddings over the past 16 years and have learned more than a thing or two along the way!

Now, our desire is to help fellow photographers like you THRIVE in business and in life and begin booking your dream destination weddings!

Scroll down for all of our resources, education, and ways for you to learn, grow and thrive!

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From free world class weekly education, courses, and in-person conferences we are ready to help you level up your business and book your dream destination weddings!

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Instagram Stories & Reels Mini Course

Are you ready to target the biggest things that have been holding you back in business and level up? Let us coach you through it all with a 1-on-1 coaching session!

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Speaking Schedule

Will we get to see you in-person? We travel all over the world teaching photographers at retreats, workshops and conferences. Click below to be in the know. 

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our signature offering


 In our experience all the best conversation that happen at conferences and retreats happen afterwords…at the bar over cocktails, on the dance floor, or in those quiet moments in between it all…that is why we created THRIVE! A world-class luxury photography conferences designed specifically to help you learn, grow, connect and THRIVE.

Thrive Photo Conference. 
November 13-15, 2023.
Santa Barbara, California

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How to Book Destination Weddings Checklist

Grab our free guide on how to make an additional $500+ from each wedding with a few simple steps! Plus, your couples will love you even more because of it!

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We'll be honest, we love being with people! I mean we are both extroverts, cocktails lovers, and want to deeply desire to see you thrive in business and in life! Here are a few more ways to connect with us and learn from us!