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Going on a trip.

I leave in a little less than three hours to go spend a week in the Sierra Madre with a Huichol family who lives in San Pancho. I have been waiting for them to invite me for a long time and now that time has finally come I am a little nervous to say the least. I know I will be in good hands with my girls Selina, Linda, Perla, and Lupita, but I have no idea what to expect. I’m brining three bags of film, my Contax 645, and as a backup my Nikon. Just in case something happens with the Contax I don’t want to be without a camera for the ceremonies. Here are some black and white portraits on film I did a few weeks ago. Some are from the circus rehearsals and some from around town. All processing by Richard Photo Lab in California.

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Anna+Topper

I knew I would get along wonderfully with Anna and Topper as soon as I went to artslope.com, the online art and design blog that Anna founded. It has all sorts of eye candy for the design lovers out there. I am in love with the city plates they recently featured. If only I lived in New York! In addition to being super cool they also come with super cool friends and family who, as you will soon see, love to get down. I am so lucky they traveled form Brooklyn to Sayulita for their wedding! The ceremony and reception both took place at Villa Amor in Sayulita.

Oh and Anna’s gorgeous hairpiece was made by her friend Alexandra Grecco who has an Etsy shop here and you should check out her blog here because this chick is definitely going places.

I absolutely love these Lucha Libre noise makers. Perfect for the ceremony exit and they make great gifts for guests!

A lot of my brides have been foregoing the wedding cake in exchange for something a little different and more Mexican: Churros!

Those last two were shot with my Holga which has been stuck by my side for a while now. I love how they come out and the best part… no editing necessary!

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Anna - Jillian, you are amazing! We had so much fun with you! And, of course, the pictures are stunning, and really captured the JOY of the day! I can’t tell you how much fun it’s been to share them with our family and friends, and how many compliments we’ve gotten! Topper & I have already decided to head back down to Sayulita on our five year anniversary – and promise to look you up to come celebrate with us!

Thank you for everything!

Romy and Gavin’s Dazzling Details Wedding Featured on the Wedding Chicks!

I’m still recovering from the fabulous festival that Food and Wine put on in Zihuatanejo, but I wanted to get a quick post up because today we were featured on The Wedding Chicks! I full post on Romy and Gavin’s wedding is in the works, but for now check out the Wedding Chicks post for a taste here.

Congratulations Romy and Gavin!

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admin - I just heard from Romy. They are Amsale!

Ria - They look like Amsale.

admin - I’m working on it! I will let you know what I hear from Romy.

Alissa - Jillian – these pictures are amazing! I am obsessed with the bridesmaid dresses and I was wondering if you know or could find out who the designer is? My sister-in-law is getting married on NYE and we have been looking for the perfect one shoulder dress and haven’t been able to find one we like. This dress looks amazing on all of her bridesmaids, but it doesn’t show the designer anywhere on the Wedding Chicks post. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!