A fellow Offbeat Bride makes a great vendor: let's meet LA-based photographer Jessica Schilling #Sponsors: Photographers#california#los angeles#wedding photographer May 1 2015 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits This business paid a fee to be listed on Offbeat Bride because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. Related Post Dinosaur topiaries and punk rock shoes at this museum wedding Devon and Faith had their wedding at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum, which meant lots of dinosaur and prehistoric details (including dino topiaries!). Faith... Read more 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 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. 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: Check out Molly and Caitlyn at their county park and backyard wedding. Swoon-worthy green dress incoming. This Beverly Hills courthouse elopement is giving us a hearts eyes emoji wearing a flower crown hardcore. 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! 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. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Executive Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Platform shoes to elevate your wedding day NEXT Raise your lightsaber for Jennifer & Alex's Star Wars Extended Universe wedding Show/Hide comments [ 6 ] Yay! I'm so thrilled about this! Thanks for all the kind words and I can't wait to work with more awesome OBB couples in the future! Reply Yay Jessica! 😀 Reply 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. Reply 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. Reply Yay Jessica, you rock! Looking forward to working with you in August! Reply Yay, Jessica! I'm psyched for you to shoot my wedding this August! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.