A fellow Offbeat Bride makes a great vendor: let's meet LA-based photographer Jessica Schilling

Updated Oct 12 2015
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Jessica Schilling Photography for @offbeatbride

You might already have heard of LA-based photographer Jessica Schilling from some wicked weddings we've already featured, like this wild hat-wearing Zelda-themed wedding and this dinosaur topiaries and punk rock shoes museum wedding. They are both worth a look, I promise. Our favorite part of partnering with Jessica is that she's JUST LIKE US: a total Offbeat Bride herself.

Let's learn more about Jessica, her wedding, and her photographic style that she'll apply to your future frame-worthy wedding photos. Oh, and you're in for a sweet deal, too.

Jessica Schilling Photography for @offbeatbride
Jessica Schilling Photography is also featured in our Offbeat Vendors guide!
Jessica describes her wedding in 2007 as a "DIY, indie, feminist, non-traditional, vegetarian, LGBTQ-friendly day of awesomeness," which we can totally get behind, of course. Jessica designed her dress, all the centerpieces and bouquets, an iPod playlist, the invitations, and most of the decorations.

So when you want to make sure your photographer will capture all your own sweet details, it helps if they totally understand how much work it takes and how much you want to remember them. Jessica will take to your own offbeat wedding ideas like a fish to water.

Jessica Schilling Photography for @offbeatbride

In terms of style, Jessica is more of a documentarian, with the goal of blending into the background to capture those rare, unplanned moments. Some of her favorite weddings were the hat-themed wedding (one of our faves, too!), a wedding at a silent movie theatre, and a San Francisco courthouse elopement. Oh, she also loves backyard weddings:

Jessica Schilling Photography for @offbeatbride

Jessica loves engagement sessions since they help her get to know your personalities and help you get comfortable with her and the camera before the wedding day, so check out this special promotion she's doing exclusively for Offbeat Bride readers:

Offbeat Promotion:
Jessica is offering a complimentary one-hour engagement session in Los Angeles County for any couple who books a 2015 wedding.

Just mention Offbeat Bride when you contact her!

Jessica Schilling Photography for @offbeatbride

Are you getting on-board with having a photographer who is just as open to offbeat ideas as you are? Jessica knows exactly what it's like to be on the other side of that camera and the other side of that glue gun, and knows how to make you guys feel SO much better about it all and how your photos will turn out. Get in touch to see if she's your photographer match.

  1. I have LONG thought that Jessica would be a perfect fit for Offbeat Brides as she is nerdy/nice/talented/feminist/liberal/smart/awesome & her style is so quirky. She is a wonderful person too and I dare you to try talking to her and not walk away wanting to be very good friends with her. Seriously, she is perfect for you guys.

  2. Jessica is the perfect fit for offbeat bride. You want your vendors to have incredible skill, a wonderful heart, and be fun the entire wedding day? Jessica is your lady. LA is damn lucky to have her.

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