My babes and I in Joshua Tree. I am often on the road shooting weddings around the U.S. What you do not see behind the camera is my amazing mama. My mama helps me drive, encourages me and reminds me to keep hydrated on the road. My mama took these amazing pictures for us as […]

If you know me you know I love supporting local businesses. If you are going to spend money on food might as well be amazing and local. I wanted to publish this blog post to show my couples and guests where I love to eat when they come to wine country for a destination session […]

His story is unlike most. It was the best surprise that we could have ever prayed for. For those of you who do not know we announced on Thanksgiving of 2018 that we just were starting the adoption process. We started the paperwork around Christmas and our home study was completed in March. Usually adoptions […]

For our 5 year wedding anniversary, Eli’s 30th birthday and our baby moon all in one we decided to go to Maui to reminisce our honeymoon then Kauai to explore somewhere new. This vacation did not disappoint. We ate a lot, slept a lot, ate some more, snorkeled, saw some good friends and explored new […]

I am one of the biggest foodies out there. I love cooking, trying new places to eat at and exploring new cultures/places mainly because of their food. I think about food all the time and I always say if you are going to pay for a meal might as well make it one thats local, […]

I have always dreamed of going across a couple of different states and stopping off at some amazing national parks so the fact that my dream became a reality was incredible in that of itself. Add on to that the fact that I got to shoot some amazing couples in these places just makes the trip […]

This photographer’s dinner was an idea that Elise Aileen Photography and I had over a year ago. Our goal was to unite photographers from all around Sonoma County and the Bay Area so that we could encourage & support one another. We wanted a night of amazing food, laughter and community. We put on our […]

Every year my husband and I go on a couple of mini trips to see new places, eat amazing food and sleep a lot. This year our trips have been more based on photo shoots so for this trip to Colorado, I made sure to not overbook myself and to allow for a couple of […]

Society tells us to be ashamed of our scars but I say let the world see them so that they can see part of our story. Our scars do not define us rather they help show us what we have overcome and what we are capable of. I hope you love the second installment of […]

Elise and I have been talking about putting on a summer dinner party for photographers for probably at least 4 months if not more. We both are firm believers in sticking together as creatives and encouraging one another to grow. We have heard over and over again that this industry is lonely and sometimes cutthroat […]

ON INSTAGRAM:

@janacontrerasphotography

(C) 2016 Jana contreras photography

BACK

TO TOP

BACK

TO TOP

BLOG
Book Me
INFO
Portfolio
About
Home
Education