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I'm Jason Burns. Your elopement and intimate wedding photographer. If you're looking for a photographer with a laid-back personality who loves taking photos of happy couples in beautiful locations you've come to the right place.

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Whether you're having an intimate wedding or you've decided to elope in some epic location with just the two of you, you've come to the right place. When documenting your wedding or elopement my goal is for you to have a fun stress-free experience while we capture your story, but most importantly that you love your photos. I believe our experience together is just as important as amazing images. Contact me today 

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June 15, 2021

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Engagement sessions in Joshua tree are always an adventure and so much fun. I met up with Jayden and Jaiden over at skull rock in Joshua Tree National Park and we just explored the area and had some fun hiking around the rocks and finding some unique places and watching the sunset, really if you […]

June 5, 2021

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Josiah and Corinna are getting married next month and after a couple of postponements from 2020, we finally had the chance to do their engagement session. Josiah and Corinna are such a fun couple to work with, I had so much fun getting to know them a little more during the session. It was a […]

June 2, 2021

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Recently I had the pleasure of heading out to Joshua Tree to Photograph a couples session for Mikayla and John at an Airbnb they were staying at called Casa Cabin, these two are were already married but wanted some fun photos in Joshua Tree and I was more than happy to help them out. Joshua […]

May 19, 2021

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Danielle and Livio had an intimate Palm Springs wedding with a glamorous old Hollywood feel at the historic Casa de Monte Vist, a Spanish-style home located at the bottom of the San Jacinto foothills. There are so many wonderful little spots for photos among the lush gardens and the ceremony space has the most beautiful […]

May 10, 2021

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Santa Barbara has so many beautiful locations and recently I had the pleasure of visiting the area for Ryan and Kristina’s engagement session. These two fly down from Washington to plan some final details for their upcoming wedding and while they were here we met up so I could photograph their engagement session. They liked […]

April 29, 2021

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Recently I had the pleasure of photographing the engagement session of Nick and Damian in San Juan Capistrano. These two had me laughing so much throughout our engagement session, these two are awesome and it was so much fun to photograph them and get to know them a little more is such a beautiful location, […]

April 12, 2021

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Jessica and Drew had one request for their session, they wanted a location with some mountain views this, of course, made me happy since I am always up for a trip to the mountains for a little adventure. I went up a week before and scouted some new locations, during the week leading up to […]

March 5, 2021

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Elopements in the Joshua Tree area always some of my favorite to photograph, something about the warm evening light I just love. These are from a recent shoot I had some fun photographing in Joshua Tree, this couple was a lot of fun, and I loved their style.

November 22, 2020

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Joshua Tree is a beautiful place with a bit of a whimsical look, like something you would expect to see in a Dr. Sues book, that’s probably why I love the look of this area so much and can see why so many people choose to elope to Joshua Tree Nation Park every year. I […]

April 4, 2020

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WHAT IS AN ELOPEMENT So you’re thinking about eloping, maybe a big wedding and all the coast and stress that go with is it is not your thing or COVID has you changing up your plans. Either way, let me tell you first hand that elopements are some of the most beautiful and fun moments […]

March 2, 2020

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I’ve been going through some old sessions and can’t believe I never got around to posting a blog post on this one. I’m always down for sessions in Big Bear, well any mountain forest location really, they are some of my favorite sessions, and add in a little snow and I’m one happy photographer. It […]

February 13, 2020

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On Sunday I met Amar and Robin for a sunrise engagement session in Malibu, it was a beautiful morning and a fun time photographing these two. on a very empty beach. Congratulations on the engagement you two!

February 11, 2020

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Rachel and Jacob wanted a more rustic feel to their engagement sessions so they decided on going out to Temecula and doing a little winery hopping, We started off at Long Shadow Ranch and finished at Maurice Car’rie Vineyard. It was a fun time exploring the vineyards and getting to now these two al little […]

February 4, 2020

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It was cold and windy on this day, but I always love those kinds of days and it definitely didn’t stop us from having fun. I met up with Susan and Jordan at the Huntington Beach Pier and we walked around downtown and then headed under the pier, which is one of my favorite spots […]

December 20, 2019

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I had the chance to visit Hawaii for a couple of days for the first time and I have to say I think it captured a bit of my heart. It is truly such a beautiful place to explore and with so many wonderful locations, while I was there I had the chance to photograph […]

December 15, 2019

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I met up with Katherine and Ryan last week at the Los Angeles Arboretum for there engagement session, I love the arboretum this time of year and it’s always one of my favorite spots for engagement sessions. I had a blast with these two wandering around this huge park. These two were up for anything […]

December 15, 2019

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It has been a wonderfully busy year and I had the good fortune to end the year of weddings on a high note by photographing Matt and Megan’s elopement in Joshua Tree. When these two first contacted me I was super excited, I love Joshua Tree and elopements so being able to combine the two is so very awesome.

December 12, 2019

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It was a cloudy day in Laguna Beach when I met up with Wesley and Christina in Laguna Beach for their engagement session. I had a great time working with these two. They were so fun and easy going and they were up for anything, from climbing up rock beds to getting lost in the fog […]

November 30, 2019

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For my last wedding of the year, I was off to one of my favorite locations for weddings Palm Springs. Liz and Mehdi held their wedding at The Saguaro Hotel, this colorful hotel is an absolutely perfect location for any couple that wants a bold colorful Palm springs wedding day, Seeing the colorful venue made […]

November 9, 2019

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Lauren and Steve first connected with the help of a dating app and then quickly bonded over their love for USC and fine wine. Fast forward to now, on a beautiful partly cloudy fall day when the pair tied the knot at Aliso Viejo Country club. It was great spending the day with these two […]

October 26, 2019

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It really is an honor to photograph three weddings for the same extended family. I had photographed Jacobs Cousin and Sister’s wedding in the past, so I was thrilled when he contacted me for his and Lindsay’s big day. For Jacob and Lindsay, their wedding was held in Riverside at the Historic Citrus Park. This […]

October 9, 2019

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I always just pass through Santa Barbara but never got the chance to explore the area, but I always wanted to. I was excited when Danielle and Zack wanted to do their engagement session in Santa Barbara since they were down from Texas planning their wedding for next year in that area. It was a […]

September 26, 2019

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Virginia and Vivian got married at the historic Limoneira Ranch out by Santa Barbara, this beautiful venue sits in the middle of oranges, avocados, and lemon orchards. It was the perfect location for Virginia and Vivian’s wedding. After the ceremony, we hopped in a car and drove around this 73,00-acre property finding different locations for […]

September 26, 2019

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Years ago, when I was starting out with photography, I worked with the bride’s family when I photographed her sister’s wedding at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, that day is still one of my favorite wedding days, I had such a wonderful time with the family and friends. So, when Kat contacted me for her […]

September 5, 2019

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For the end of August, I was back at the beautiful venue in Oak Glen called Serendipity Gardens with Melinda and Nash. It was a beautiful and fun wedding day out in Oak Glen as we celebrated with Nash and Melinda’s wedding with their closest family and friends. It was an honor to be part […]

September 5, 2019

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It’s been a fun summer of weddings so far, I started off the month of August with the wedding of Chris and Stephanie who held their wedding at the Dove Canyon Golf Club in Trabuco Canyon. It was a beautiful wedding day surrounded by a lot of love and laughter with an amazing group of […]

July 12, 2019

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For my first wedding in July, I headed out to Temecula to Wedgewood Galway Downs for the wedding of Cecil and Michelle.  These two said their “I do’s” under a beautiful floral canopy in front of there family and friends.  It was such a beautiful day full of laughter and joy and some happy tears […]

July 3, 2019

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I’ve done a lot of wedding at Oak Canyon Nature in the past but this was my first doing an engagement session there, not just one but two at in the same week. It’s really a great spot for a fun engagement session with an awesome couple. I met up with Jay and Natalie to […]

May 3, 2019

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A big congratulations to Daniel and Merceades! The awesome couple had a fun filled wedding in historic San Juan Capistrano at The El Adobe de Capistrano Restaurant with their close family and friends. Between the wedding party photos at the Los Rios District, and the heartwarming ceremony and then the reception filled with music and […]

February 21, 2019

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It was my first time photographing at the quaint colorful Ruby Street in Los Angeles for Natalie and Angel’s wedding. It was a beautiful setting for these two to tie the knot at. As you can see from the photos below there was a lot of laughter all day and it was so much fun […]

January 28, 2019

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Engagement sessions that take you on a little adventure are some of the most fun to photograph. Recently I had the pleasure of visiting the Salton Sea to photograph Kat and Doug’s engagement.  This is only the second time I’ve been to the area and each time I think its such a crazy cool location to […]

January 10, 2019

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2019 started off with the wedding of Christian and Sarah at the Hacienda in Santa Ana, it was a great way to start off the Newyear. I’ve had the pleasure of working at the Hacienda more than a few times in the past, It’s always a pleasure photographing there and working with the wonderful staff […]

January 5, 2019

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Two thousand eighteen ended with Wesley and Christina’s glitzy Hollywood wedding at the beautiful, historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The ceremony took place on the Roosevelt rooftop surrounded by some amazing views of the city and the Hollywood Hills.  As the sun set over Los Angeles these two said their vows in front of their family and friends. Afterward, we […]

December 3, 2018

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Natalie and Angel spend a lot of time in the LA Art District area, it’s even where they had their first date so it’s seemed like the perfect spot for their engagement session.  I had a great time and a lot of fun exploring the DTLA area with them, it was my first time photographing down […]

November 1, 2018

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For my last wedding of October, I got to spend the day with Kristin and Dan.  We started off the day at The Monarch Beach Resort where the bride and groom got ready before heading over to the Ocean Institute in Dana Point for the ceremony and reception. This was such a great day and […]

October 10, 2018

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It was a  partly cloudy day in San Clemente last Sunday and I had the pleasure of photographing  Chad and Órladh’s wedding at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens.  It was a beautiful ceremony out on the patio overlooking the ocean with friends and family from all over the world in attendance, followed by a […]

October 3, 2018

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In the past week, I had the honor of photographing Dawn and Trevor’s big day. It was another beautiful wedding at The Hacienda and I’m so excited to share it with you. We started off the day with a first look and photos around the inside of the venue shortly before the ceremony started in […]

October 3, 2018

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Ryan and Tamara’s Wedding was held at the Bella Gardens Estate in Murrieta last month and I had the immense pleasure of photographing their big day.  Some of you may recognize Tamara as one of my dutiful assistants at weddings, but she is also a dear friend who I met over 10 years ago at […]

September 20, 2018

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I have always loved a beach elopement and Laguna Beach does have some beautiful spots for a small elopement. I recently had the pleasure of photographing Lorn and Romina’s small elopement at the Treasure Island Beach in Laguna Beach. There is just something so authentic about eloping that I love, it’s more about the couple […]

September 20, 2018

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I met with Kenesha and Micheal earlier this year and was excited when they decided to book me for there wedding.  Last week the big day arrived and Kenesha and Micheal were married in San Diego at the St. Francis Chapel in the Museum Of Man at Balboa Park. These two said “I do” in […]

September 10, 2018

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Over Labor Day weekend I headed up to Napa Valley in Northern California for the first time visited the Chardonnay Golf Club for Leslie and Dylan’s wedding. It was such a fun weekend and I had a blast capturing the beautiful day with both of them, definitely can’t wait to go back there again. Congratulations to Lesli and […]

August 18, 2018

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Steven and Jaime were married at The Heritage Museum of Orange County in Santa Ana. These two said “I do” in front of the historic Kellogg House surrounded by their friends and family and even there little dog Bentley got to join in the fun.  It was a beautiful wedding day with many great moments that I for […]

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