Hi, nice to meet you! I'm Julia. I’m my happiest self when my camera is in hand and I’m taking in this big beautiful world around me! People are my jam and the fact that this job brings so many wonderful people into my life is pretty special.
I grew up performing mostly in front of the camera! Singing, acting, comedy improv - anything on a stage or in front of a lens. The roles began to switch as I entered my freshman year of college and found a creative outlet through photography. An engaged friend of mine asked me to photograph her and her fiancé. Within moments of getting started, I knew that this was it. Telling peoples love stories, that is what I'm supposed to do! I shot my first wedding at nineteen, and well you know what they say..the rest is history! We've been together ever since.
What makes the JFP experience one of a kind is that I really value the connection I have with all of the couples I work with. I understand it can be nerve racking trusting a stranger with the images from the best day of your life! But, when we are more like friends, you won't have a second thought. I also think taking photos should be fun! I’ll do just about anything to make you laugh and my goal is to have your groom walk away after the engagement session saying “Okay...wait, that was actually kind of fun!"
When I'm not working, I'm most likely behind my guitar or packing my bags for my next wheels-up adventure. Making time for family and friends is really important to me! I'm currently residing in Charlotte NC - photographing love stories in the both of the Carolinas and beyond!