Sarasota Florida Family Photographer | In Home Family Photojournalism Storytelling Documentary Photographer | On location and beach vacation photography » Jessica Thomason is a storytelling lifestyle photographer specializing in family photojournalism or documentary style family sessions in home or on location. Serving Southwest and Central Florida - Sarasota + Anna Maria Island + Orlando or Disney area

About Me


Hi, I’m Jessica!

I’m a natural light, documentary/lifestyle photographer. This means that I don’t do a whole lot of posing or directing during your photo session. Instead, I take my time observing and capturing moments as they naturally unfold. I believe that the most beautiful smiles are real ones and the best pictures are the ones that capture your real life – the one you’ll want to remember years from now.

I am inspired daily by my little girl and beautiful light – and I am usually chasing both with my camera. I can’t quit Diet Coke and I’ll never get tired of the beach. There is always sand in my car.

Stories intrigue me. Photo albums from the ’60’s? Of people I don’t even know? Mesmerized for hours. I’m not sure what it is about those boring old pictures that keep me captivated. Maybe it’s the authenticity, the story behind the smiles, the way it gives me a glimpse into a life I could never have witnessed otherwise.

I picked up a camera because I wanted to document my own life in an authentic, artistic and beautiful way.  When my daughter came along, my hobby became an obsession. Now, I want to tell your story. Capture your life the way I capture my own.

Interested in a storytelling session? I’d love to chat with you! Contact me to set up your session.

Are you a photographer? I currently offer online mentoring. Contact me for details.

About Me {Jessica Thomason, photographer, lifestyle/documentary/family photojournalism}

The image above was taken as part of a collaborative project called Wherever I am with You – twelve photographers & mothers who have committed to getting in the picture with their kids every month.

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