I started my photography company for the love of photography, taking photographs, editing and connecting with people and creating memories for all different types of families. Kids are naturally drawn to me, whether it be my short stature or goofy attitude it made me focus most of my career as a family photographer while still being able to dedicate my time to branding and commercial photography as well! I just love creating for people, and making friends along the way!
After I got my first Polaroid camera when I was 8 years old, my twin sister and I decided to open up a photography studio in our basement. We went around to all the neighbors, knocked on their door, and invited them to come to our photography studio for a photo shoot. We charged everyone who came $1.00 per photo. We had backdrops, props, make-up, and costumes. When my Mom found out, she made us return all of the money! But as it turned out, that became the first time I profited from photography, because a Mother of two of the children came back and begged my Mom to let us take photos of her children. Now I have a studio of my own that my own Mom and Dad built! I am blessed that my Mom took photos of EVERYTHING as my two sisters and I were growing up! I have a terrible memory but whenever I see a photo, it somehow brings me back to that moment, and for that, I will always cherish photography and what it does for me and other people.
I moved on from that polaroid to film and SLR cameras when I was in middle school throughout high school and progressed to digital cameras in college, taking classes throughout the years. I was one of those people who ALWAYS had their camera waiting for the perfect shot! After getting an iPhone I noticed I stopped using my "good camera" and really lost a big part of myself. I used to live for learning how to take a certain picture and going back to edit on Photoshop...I missed being creative!! I am so happy to be fully back into photography for the last 9 years and I can't wait to see what's to come!
the kids with santa
my first baby, stella
“Jess is amazing. She has been taking photos of my kids, my husband and I for the past few years and she never ceases to amaze me! She has creative shots, awesome edits and she is really good w/ getting the kids to pay attention (which is no small feat). She is even very patient with me as I am not a huge fan of having my photo taken. And I can be a bit of a pain! She is kind and always professional. I HIGHLY recommend her for photos.”
“Jess Lombardi is amazing to work with - she's always super responsive, professional, and her photographs are just stunning. I'm in such awe of her ability to capture beautiful pictures with our chaotic family of five. Her turnaround time is super quick and she's very reasonably priced. If you're looking to get high quality beautiful photographs - hire Jess! She is an incredibly talented photographer!!”
“Jess is amazing! She somehow always gets my 3 year old to smile! She captures beautiful photos and helps tell a story through her photos. She has always researched the venue for hours before to ensure the perfect shots. Her at home studio set ups Are truly one of a kind. Her editing is extremely high quality. Run don’t walk to book with Jess today!”
“Jess is amazing and has a true talent with photography. She has an awesome personality and easy to work with. She also amazing with children. She gets the best smiles out of my kids. She is committed to make every detail picture perfect. I have done two Christmas sessions with her and I will be continuing to do them with her every year. Her studio setup is so cute. I end up loving all the photos and she is quick in getting the photos ready. Super professional and I highly recommend her!!”
“Jess is absolutely amazing! I have used her services for numerous events and photos in the past - our engagement shoot, my Boudoir shoot, and professional fitness shoots. She makes you feel so comfortable during the experience and is very communicative during the entire booking process. She is so fun to work with - cannot recommend enough!”
“I am such a picky person when it comes to selecting my photographers for such special occasions, but soooo happy I found Jess! Her editing skills are amazing, but most of all her energy unmatched! I have never had such a fun session or had a photographer made me feel so comfortable and beautiful. My maternity and newborn sessions looked stunning and she captured my family perfectly. Absolutely recommend Jess and will continue to use her services in the future. Thanks a million Jess”