A new trend for brides and grooms is to do whats called a “first look session.” Check out what it is and why it’s my favorite wedding trend of 2023!

Ever felt pushed by your photographer to go with a neutral palette for your outfits? As much as I love color, there’s a reason that a neutral palette is a photographer’s fave. Here’s why you may want to consider going neutral: 1. Neutrals are easy to coordinate Yup, pretty straighforward! There are only so many […]

Styling your family for photos can be SO stressful! Here’s an inside look at my process and how I style my own family for our photo sessions.

3 Reasons Why You Should Book the Acacia Studio with Bethany Jean Photography

Beach sessions in Orange County are always a good idea! But the beach can be a little unpredictable. Here are 5 tips to make sure yours is a success!!!

Las Mariposas is a microwedding venue in sunny Escondido, California. This venue was designed around the idea of an intimate wedding with only the couples’ closest family and friends.

This bride did a first look with her dad – cue the tears!!! Seriously one of my favorite moments of the day! Vendors: Ceremony Venue: https://www.chapeloforange.com/ Reception Venue: https://www.acapulcorestaurants.com/ Dress: https://www.cocomelody.com/ Hair/Makeup: @meghanvaleriehair; blancadeniseartistry

This wedding hosted at Malibu Solstice Vineyards was absolutely stunning! Rolling green hills, rich vineyards, and a ceremony sitting on the edge of a hill overlooking the Pacific made this venue a photographer’s dream. A very special part of this day was the right before the ceremony – it was important to Larissa & Fred […]