Paris Streets Valentino Dream dress and Chriselle Lim

This Valentino dress was made for Chriselle lim to wear on the streets of paris and I am so glad I got to capture it.
Paris Fashion Week is intense. Everything happens so fast and as a photographer I have to be prepared to get The Shot and move on. Today I woke up super ealry and did location scouting. I knew we had to stay close to the house (...)

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Photoshop Beauty Actions Available now!

These Jana Williams Beauty Actions are perfect for the photographer that doesn't want to spend time becoming a photoshop expert. These actions will help your workflow be faster and elevate your images. With these Beauty Actions, you can quickly soften skin, brighten areas that are too dark, sharpen specific parts of your image, define and sharpen the entire image, and warm or cool your photograph in a snap! I am (...)

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Paris fashion with Chriselle Lim

Paris fashion Week Chriselle Lim photo by Jana Williams

Paris fashion week is a dream come true for a romantic photographer like me:) As soon as we landed and spoted this beautiful Parisian balcony Chris and I had to take advantage of it. My setteings for fashion are a little different then my settings for weddings. I close my apeture to around 5.6 for fashion so I can show the deatils of the outfits.
Stay tuned for more Paris (...)

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Los Angeles Fashion Shoot for The Perfext

Los angeles fashion photographer , The Perfext, rosie huntington, gigi hadid, kylie genner, jamie chung,

I have been working with The Perfext since the very beginning.
I remember for the first lookbook shoot we used a friend as the model and shoot against a white wall. It was definitely grassroots.
The Perfext has used me for every single shoot since and it feels like family. I have watched the line go from the very beginning to now. A now celebrities like Rosie Huntingington, GiGi Hadid, (...)

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Sunstone Villa dreamy photoshoot

I have always said if I had a wedding I would have it at Sunstone Villa. This venue is like a dream.  It transports you to Florence Italy and makes you feel so feminine and fancy.  I was thrilled when Alyssa Campanella asked me to join her on this shoot. Alyssa married Torance Coombs at Sunstone back in April.  We also shot a Behind the scence video of this shoot a where I will be sharing my exact equiptment and setting s for these photos.  Take a look around this beautiful Villa and start planning yout trip to Sunstone . Stay inspired! Jana Model Alyssa Campanella  Edited my  Lightroom preset (more…)
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Staying Inspired with Fashion

Fashion has always been an inspiration for my photography process. I'm so lucky to capture gorgeous lifestyles in these photographs. Fashion inspires me to capture that summer story within the photo, especially when referencing fashion photography. These fashion forward photos creatively prepare me for shooting especially when it comes to photographing that phenomenal wedding dress of the bride to be!

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Feminie.Delicate. Ladylike

Jenny Packham's designs scream Feminine. Delicate. Pretty. Timeless. Romantic. I have always adored her dresses and if I were in the market for a 2nd wedding dress or planning a renewal ceremony ( maybe I should!) I think a dress like this would be amazing. Depending on the wedding I could easily see a wedding guest wearing this dress.  If you have a fancy event or photo shoot coming up check out Jenny Packham. We shoot this at The Parker Palm Springs and it was (more…)
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3 Short & Sweet photo tips on Street Style Photography

One of my passions is sharing photo tips. I am a firm believer that you get what you give.  Sharing photo tips keeps me inspired and excited to keep learning and growing as an artist.  SO today I am sharing 3 short and sweet photo tips for street style photography. This black and white wall is located in west Hollywood outside of Craigs Resturant. Devon & I love this wall and this cute coffee shop across the street Verve. These are 2 cute locations to shoot in West Hollywood :)  I have a BTS video with my quick tips at the bottom of the post. Stay Inspired! Jana (more…)
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