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Introducing Jacqueline Benét

Wow, I cannot tell you how good it feels to finally be introducing my new brand and business name Jacqueline Benét Photography! My mission is to honor and empower women to preserve their legacy through all of life’s most meaningful moments. I capture kind-hearted women who are cultivating a beautiful life full of love and […]

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Wedding

Covid Couldn’t Stop Love – Montage Laguna Beach Micro-Wedding

A Holman Ranch wedding turned intimate celebration at Montage Laguna Beach could not have been a more wonderful outcome for Claire and Tyler’s wedding day. Like so many 2020 couples, these two were faced with the difficult decision to postpone their larger celebration to ensure the safety of their family and friends. At the beginning […]

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Intimate Lakeside Washington Wedding – Seattle Film Photographer

Abby and Zach opted for an intimate lakeside Washington wedding when they had to abruptly change course after the global pandemic hit. They had been planning a beautiful wedding celebration at Semiahmoo Resort in June of 2020, but in March they quickly realized things may not go as planned, as lockdowns were going into effect […]

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Editorial

Whiskers and Willow Workshop 2019 – Part 1 – Bridal Boudoir at Sunstone Villa

Reminiscing today on my last workshop at Sunstone Villa in Santa Ynez, California. It was such a joy and pleasure to teach budding fine art film photographers the art of female portraiture captured on medium format film. I can’t tell you how much teaching this workshop fueled me, as mentorship has always been a passion […]

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Engagements

Washington Park Arboretum – Engagement in Seattle

For this Washington Park Arboretum engagement session in Seattle, we were thrilled to meet our sweet couple Abby and Zach who will be getting married this summer at Semiahmoo Resort. They chose a palette of blue hues and pale yellow to compliment the beautiful greenery that surrounds the park. We were blessed with some beautiful […]

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Engagements

Proposal at Coronado Beach – San Diego Engagement Photos

This Coronado Beach proposal was years in the making and it is one of our favorite sessions to date! Scroll down to check out the custom engagement ring from Susie Saltzman. It is so stunning! In 2017, we met Kendall and Marco in the city of love – Paris. Although we were all living in […]

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Neutral Luxury Wedding Inspiration at Hidden Castle in Rancho Santa Fe

This old world European wedding inspiration hidden in the heart of Southern California has to be one of our favorite shoots of all time. Each elegantly designed piece by Hautefetes is so stunning making each photo pin-able perfection.  Read more from Hautefetes: “Hidden Castle is Rancho Santa Fe’s newest private wedding estate, a French castle that […]

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Modern and Organic Floral Bridal Inspiration with Native Poppy – Southern California Wedding Photographer

From Native Poppy: “Winter branches with the first few leaves of the year, unripened tomatoes and eggplants growing in my garden were begging to be picked and displayed on this table as well as garden roses in soft neutral tones. I played with a balance of minimal ikebana style arrangements and lush garden style centerpieces. The […]

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