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Fall is SUCH a gorgeous time of year with abundantly beautiful foliage around us, so I wanted to share my little bit of Fall inspiration with you by gifting you guys with 5 free iPhone wallpapers and 5 free desktop wallpapers that are almost as dreamy as the season itself. Enjoy & let me know which is your favorite!

for yo phone

free iPhone wallpaper for Fall by Cheers Babe Photo

download LEAVES

free iPhone wallpaper for Fall by Cheers Babe Photo

download FALL BAKING

free iPhone wallpaper for Fall by Cheers Babe Photo

download NOVEMBER

free iPhone wallpaper for Fall by Cheers Babe Photo

download FALL FLORA

free iPhone wallpaper for Fall by Cheers Babe Photo

download THANKSGIVING MOTTO

for yo computer

free fall desktop wallpaper by Cheers Babe Photo

download LEAVES

free fall desktop wallpaper by Cheers Babe Photo

download FALL BAKING

free fall desktop wallpaper by Cheers Babe Photo

download FALL FLORA

free fall desktop wallpaper by Cheers Babe Photo

download THANKSGIVING MOTTO

free fall desktop wallpaper by Cheers Babe Photo

download SWEATER WEATHER

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FREE Fall Wallpapers for Your Phone & Computer

Inspo, Lifestyle

I had so much fun roaming around Pacific Heights with fellow photographer, Molly Kate, for her headshot session! She is quite literally a comedian and had me laughing the entire time. In her time as a theater performer, she learned the art of putting yourself out there with a ton of courage, personality and of course a sense of humor & that’s what her identity as a photographer centers on – getting to capture those very traits in her clients.

Enjoy these goofy and gorgeous images of the boss babe that is, Molly Kate!

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Molly | San Francisco Entrepreneur Session

Lifestyle

Whether it’s your wedding day, your engagement session, or you just want that perfect ‘gram, most of us do not know how to feel confident in front of the camera. And I’m truly the worst – ironic, I know.

The camera goes up and my hands start to sweat, my bangs fly wild and my confidence slowly … er … immediately dies. That’s normal though, right?

In the past, when I’ve had to get my photo taken, it helps to remember some of the ways I bring that confidence and comfort to my clients on a shoot. Here are sure fire ways to feel more confident in front of the camera and get photos that you love.

Cheers Babe Photo | How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

+take a deep breath

Let’s take a cue from your yoga class and b r e a t h e.

Take a nice long inhale through your nose, close your eyes & then exhale through your mouth. This is science you guys. nerd stuff. your heart rate will slow down and you’ll feel instantly more relaxed. This will also help your body to have better posture.

Cheers Babe Photo | How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

+for blinkers / sensitive eyes

If you tend to blink in photos, close your eyes just before the picture is taken and open them slowly before the camera clicks.

Cheers Babe Photo | How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

+ignore the passer-by’s

Chances are that your photographer wants to take your photo outside. But that means … people will see me! No thank you! Plenty of people may stop and stare, but really who cares? Will you ever see that person again? Nope. Release the distraction of passer-by’s and focus on the task at hand. Getting that fab photo.

Cheers Babe Photo | How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

+elongate the neck

To avoid a double chin, elongate your neck and push your face forward a bit. Think of sticking out your forehead and tipping your chin slightly down. It might feel like an alien, but it will look great—promise.

Cheers Babe Photo | How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

+when in doubt, prune it out

This trick comes from my childhood icons – the Olsen twins. Rumor has it, whenever the two of them hit the red carpet, they whisper the word “prune” right before the shutter snaps to slightly pucker their lips and relax their mouth. The expression will make you look da bomb dot com.

Cheers Babe Photo | How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

+get to know your photographer

This is more important than you might think. It’s not a camera taking your picture after all, it’s a person. Get to know who they are, engage in conversation with them, look at their work online. That will build your comfort level with the camera because you’ve built a relationship and a foundation of trust with them.

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How to Feel Confident in Front of the Camera

Lifestyle

Ok, it’s official. I’ve found my second calling (first, is weddings obvi) — BACHELORETTE PARTY PHOTOGRAPHER! Oh my goodness, it’s so much fun to be around the excitement of a wedding and there’s a really similar vibe to a bachelorette party … with maybe a few more girly squeals and poolside drinks lol. Before I even share this styled boho bachelorette picnic by the beach, lemme just say that considering hiring a photographer for your bachelorette party weekend with your squad is a real good idea!

 

I had the pleasure of collaborating with some uber talented vendors for this shoot and am so grateful to showcase their work! Huge shout out and thank you to Ruffled Blog for featuring this work!

 

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Shoot Credits

Photography | Cheers Babe

Planning | Honey & Twine

Transportation | Skedaddle

Floral | Acme Floral Co

Hair & Makeup | April Foster Artistry

Hair & Makeup Assistant | I Got Your Pretty

Desserts | Love Natty Cakes

Cocktails | Pomp & Whimsy

Bride’s Dress | Callahan
Dresses | Urban Outfitters

Models | @addiluxe @rissyrussell @misslexygthepanther @miablaisdel @cassandramcclure

Partner | Ruffled Blog

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Boho by the Beach Bachelorette Party

Feature, Lifestyle

You guys. Shannon & Garrett are friends of mine first and foremost. In 2015, they asked me to photograph their wedding and now in 2017 another session, because they are headed into parenthood!! We are so excited for baby I’s arrival next month!

Southern California gave us their best by being 85 degrees by 9:30 in the morning for this maternity session, but they were such troopers. We walked through Anaheim’s Oak Canyon Nature Session using the giant oak trees as our backdrop. Shannon looked stunning in her flower crown and Solemare maxi dress. All my best – I love you guys!

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Maternity Session at Oak Canyon Nature Center

Lifestyle

Desert Bridal Portraits

Finally I’m sharing this gorgeous desert bridal portrait session with you guys! We photographed bride-to-be (at the time! lol), Shannon, at Vasquez Rocks – a California National Park just a bit outside Los Angeles. Shannon is married and 8 months prego now (and still just as stunning), so you can see how behind I am on this one. Regardless, it’s way too much fun not to share.

Have you ever considered a bridal portrait session before the big day? It allows you to be truly relaxed, have your makeup and hair just the way you like it – aka, not as tear-stained as it might be on your wedding day. Definitely a fun thing to consider for you lovely brides-to-be. I hope you enjoy this yummy desert session!!

Xx Jess

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Credits

Photos | Jess of Cheers Babe

Location | Vasquez Rocks, Agua Dulce, CA

Dress | Zara

Bouquet | Inessa Nichols Design

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Desert Bridal Portraits | Vasquez Rocks

Lifestyle, Wedding

Imma be real with you. This won’t be the perfectly red white and blue pinterest worthy pretty cocktail. BUT! It will taste good – I promise you that!

This is my favorite go-to cocktail to make at home. It’s ridiculously easy and there’s of course, pellegrino! Here’s my simple at-home take on a classic Paloma.

Ingredients

  • one shot gin or tequila
  • juice of half a lime
  • sparkling grapefruit pellegrino
  • ice

Preparation

  • Combine alcohol and lime juice in a glass
  • Fill glass with ice, then fill up the rest of the glass with the grapefruit pellegrino
  • Garnish with a grapefruit or lime wedge

 

CHEERS! 

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Memorial Day Weekend Cocktail Recipe

Lifestyle

This was the baby shower your dreams couldn’t even dream up! The pink and blue paradise created by the White Lilac team for one of their very own (the lovely Golnaz!) at The Montage Laguna was absolutely stunning and full of sweet family and friends. Also worth mentioning is how much Persian hair envy I had after leaving this event – Amazing. Thanks Samuel Lippke Studios for having me photograph this special day!

CONGRATS YOU TWO!!! Xx

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Glam Laguna Beach Baby Shower

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

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