Welcome to Jason Burns Photography's Blog, where I'm delighted to showcase glimpses of recent weddings and engagement sessions. As a dedicated storyteller behind the lens, I capture the essence of each couple's unique journey with a focus on authenticity and timeless moments. Here, you'll find a curated collection of love stories, from intimate engagements to the grandeur of wedding celebrations. Thank you for joining me in celebrating the beauty of these special moments, and I look forward to the possibility of capturing your own extraordinary love story.

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The Mission San Juan Capistrano, a picturesque historic haven, was where Juliana and Arianna had one of their first dates together and was the perfect background for their engagement session. Its gardens, painted in vibrant hues, and its timeless architecture provided a breathtaking canvas for our session.Their chemistry radiated in every picture, and laughter echoed […]

Anticipation fills the air as I eagerly look forward to Karly and Jordan’s wedding later this year, having had the delightful opportunity to connect with Karly and Jordan during their engaging engagement session. These two love the ocean and wanted a beach engagement session. I knew a great spot that was the perfect backdrop for […]

George and Erin’s enchanting engagement session in the misty wonderland of Lake Arrowhead. It was an unusually foggy day for most of Erin and Geoge’s engagement session. Driving up the mountainside, you could barely see the cars in front of you. Luckily when we got to the location, it was not as thick of a […]

With the recent downpour of rain in California, the landscape has burst into a vibrant super bloom of flowers. As I scouted locations for Ariel and Travis’s couples photography session, I stumbled upon a breathtaking spot that simply begged to be captured. Towering mustard seed flowers, their bright yellow hue standing out against the greenery, […]

I recently photographed Michel and Mary’s engagement session in the stunning Laguna Beach over the Easter weekend. This couple’s chemistry and the beach on a cloudy evening all came together to create the perfect ambiance for a slightly romantic and fun engagement session. I knew we would have a great time when I met Michel […]

Arin and Chase were visiting Palm Springs all the way from Chicago, but they were not just here to soak in the sun and desert views. They also planned an engagement session, and I was lucky enough to be their photographer. My day started with a scenic drive to the park. I got a little […]

I recently photographed Shaina and Adam’s engagement session in the stunning Joshua Tree National Park. This couple loves the great outdoors, and what better way to celebrate their love than being surrounded by the park’s natural beauty. We met in the evening to take advantage of the soft light evening light. Joshua Tree never disappoints […]

As a photographer, it’s always a pleasure to spend some quality time getting to know a couple before their big day. This week, I had the pleasure of photographing Leigh and Josh’s engagement session at the charming Noguchi Gardens in Costa Mesa. This hidden gem of an art sculpture area was the perfect backdrop for […]

Engagement sessions are always a lot of fun to photograph, and Southern California has some of the most picturesque locations to choose from. You can explore many options if you’re drawn to iconic beaches, intimate historic venues, or lush greenery. It’s no surprise that couples worldwide choose Southern California for their engagement photos and weddings, […]

Engagement photos are significant as they capture the love and excitement shared between you and your partner. These treasured images are everlasting reminders of your journey together, symbolizing the beautiful moments leading up to your big day. However, engagement photos offer more than just pretty pictures; they provide a remarkable opportunity to prepare for your […]

Fall in the mountains is one of my favorite times to visit there. It is one of the only locations in California that get those beautiful fall colors, one of the reasons I was excited that Stevi and Aaron chose this location for their engagement session. This day was so much fun, walking the trails […]

Autumn and Christian originally contacted me for their wedding, but I was already booked for the day, But they really liked my work and asked if they could do an engagement session. I, of course, said yes, they wanted a beach engagement, and I suggested one of my favorite spots in Rancho Palos Verdes. Congratulations […]

Vasquez Rocks is a well know filming location in Southern California; In so many shows I watch, I’ve seen this iconic location featured, and I’ve always wanted to visit the site. When suggesting location ideas for their engagement session Kassandra and Emilio brought up Vasquez Rocks. I was so down with that idea since I’ve […]

I always love heading up to Big Bear for a session and was excited when Lauren and Chad contacted me about a couples session up there while they were on vacation. I suggested one of my favorite spots, and we had a lot of fun hanging out and exploring the forest.

One of those places that never gets old to me is Joshua Tree National Park. It’s no wonder that it’s such a popular location for photography sessions, especially engagement sessions. The stunning landscapes, unique rock formations, and beautiful light make it a dream location for any photographer. Jalina and Omeed are a lovely couple that […]

There’s something magical about being a photographer for a proposal – it’s a moment you only get to capture once, and it’s filled with so much love and excitement. When Marco reached out to me a few days before his trip to California with Corey, I knew it would be something special. He had planned […]

Laguna Beach is always a beautiful location for those wanting a beach engagement session. When Mike and Nancy were looking for a beach location for their engagement session, I knew the perfect beach and, it was close to a second location up in the hills to finish the session with some beautiful views. I had […]

Joshua Tree National Park is a stunning location for any photo session, but especially for engagement photos. Colleen and Stephen knew they wanted to capture their love in the gorgeous desert landscape, and I was excited to help them do just that. We met up at Cap Rock and started exploring the area. The giant […]

Nothing is better than when you get to work with a couple who has amazing chemistry and truly enjoys spending time with each other. Carmella and Bradley were just that couples, and it was such a pleasure to photograph their engagement session in Joshua Tree National Park. I always start sessions in the evening close […]

I’m always looking for new locations that will provide a unique backdrop for my clients’ photos. That’s why I was so excited to shoot Kacee and Zak’s engagement session at Morro Rock Beach. The tall grass fields and sand dune-like areas created a fun and interesting backdrop that perfectly complemented this beautiful couple. The beach […]

I don’t do many morning sessions, but if the light is always like this, I would, especially when the location is as beautiful as Malibu. That’s why I was so excited to meet Avia and Mark for their sunrise engagement session. When we got to the beach, the sun was just about to rise, and […]

California has some beautiful cliffs and rocky beaches, I met with Zack and Kaylen for a sunrise beach session at this great spot I like to go to. It was a very cloudy morning on the beach, we did a little exploring in the area on some trails, before hiking down to the beach.  It was a […]

Angie and Stephen are so much fun! I can’t wait for the wedding later this year. These two decided on the Cerritos Sculpture Garden for their engagement session, and this was my first time here, and what a fun little spot for a session. We explored, climbed in a bush, and had a great time!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

Hawaii – a place that stole a piece of my heart during my very first visit. Hawaii is a great destination to explore, and I couldn’t pass up the chance to use my camera to record the island’s beauty. It was magnificent everywhere you turned. During my stay, I had the pleasure of photographing Zack […]

I met up with Katherine and Ryan last week at the Los Angeles Arboretum for their 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 […]

I had the pleasure of working with Emili and Taylor at the Santa Monica Pier. It’s been a while since I’ve been to the pier and I forgot how fun it can be.  We first headed over to the Pacific Park for a little goofing off on the rides and playing some games before going […]

California has some beautiful beaches, it’s no wonder so many people love to do photos there.  Ken and Carmen knew of a great little spot of the PCH, we met up this past weekend for their engagement session. It was a beautiful day for photos, we had a great time climbing all over the rocks […]

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 […]

I’ve done a couple of weddings at Oak Canyon Nature Center. It was the perfect spot for Jay and Natalie’s engagement session. Exploring more of this park with them was fun, and getting to know them a little more.Looking forward to the wedding next year and celebrating with them on their big day.

Rancho Palos Verdes has some beautiful cliffs and rocky beaches, it was a great spot for Marika and Grants engagement session this past weekend. It was an amazing cloudy day, we did some exploring in the area, hiked some trails and had a lot of fun.  I’m looking forward to the wedding in July. Congratulations you two!

It was a beautiful summer afternoon in San Diego where I met up with Dawn and Trevor for their engagement session at one of my favorite locations, Balboa Park. I had a blast with these two wandering around this huge park. These two were up for anything I suggested and were very comfortable and easy […]

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 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 […]

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 out past Palm Springs to photograph Kat and Doug’s engagement.  This is only the second time I’ve been to the area, and each time I think it’s such a […]

When I first met Merceades and Daniel, I knew immediately that I would love photographing these two. From how they talked about each other to how they smiled and laughed together, it was clear that they were meant to be together. When we entered the Arboretum, we were greeted by the most beautiful fall scenery, […]

When Sarah and Christian asked me to capture their engagement session in Lake Arrowhead, I knew it would be an adventure. We first started exploring the lush forest area before heading to a scenic lookout point. The forest was full of tall trees, greenery, and a serene atmosphere perfect for capturing intimate and candid moments. […]

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 […]