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[JG] Judy + Gavin

Los Angeles & Orange County , CA
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Los Angeles & Orange County, CA US

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626-216-4332

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ABOUT US

We love
Capturing kisses in the rain Getting a little wet at the beach Seeing light where there is no light


We are known for
Dynamic and Saturated Colors Low... Read more
We love
Capturing kisses in the rain Getting a little wet at the beach Seeing light where there is no light


We are known for
Dynamic and Saturated Colors Low Light and Nighttime Photography Consistency and Reliability Loving our jobs


Judy is an awesome presence at a wedding. She is great at posing couples that are uncomfortable with photography, but can make photos look natural and real (mostly by helping our couple be natural and real). She is happy and excited to capture moments, bringing a feminine charm and touch. She has mastered the art of directing family without appearing bitchy. Judy does family photography aside from weddings, so she has a connection with children and is great with posing small groups. She loves loves loves her new baby daughter Remy and adores her two kitty cats.



Gavin is artistic and also technical, but is a big nerd and dork. He is the experimenter and boundary-pusher, the mad wizard and the striving artist. He is an engineer in mind, an artist at heart, and a warm soul in person. He lives for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, target shooting, watching (or making) movies, coding, and doing anything artistic. The consummate professional, Gavin's the reason we've never lost a single image, delivered every wedding on time, and put out every fire that happens when shooting a wedding. He relishes in the small moments of life, enjoys a good scotch or IPA, and loves Judy and Remy more than a thousand breaths could ever whisper.



Judy and Gavin are yin and yang, Bonnie and Clyde, and sometimes Beavis and Butthead. It's seriously 1+1=3. We heavily discount our Judy+Gavin package because we love working together and we love the images we create together. Judy knew she wanted to marry Gavin when he accepted her for everything that she was. Gavin knew he wanted to marry Judy when he trusted her enough to put her name on the business account! Not many people can work, live, play, love, and grow together, so we feel blessed that we have that in our work, home, and hearts. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional
What photography services do you offer?
2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, Boudoir Shoot, Engagement Shoot, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event/Day, Trash The Dress
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proofs, Save the Date, Thank You Cards

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Ariane
Wedding:
7/15/2016
5.0/5.0
Judy and Gavin are awesome! We booked them for our July 2016 wedding after initially booking a different photographer for our big day. After we had our engagement session with the different photographer, we realized the quality of the photos and the professionalism of the photographers did not meet our expectations for what we wanted on our big day. Judy and Gavin did photo/video at my brother-in-law's wedding the year before ours. Since my husband and I were in the bridal party at that wedding, we were able to see Judy and Gavin and their team in action on their wedding day. The difference was night and day. Judy and Gavin are super personable and professional and made this aspect of wedding planning very low stress. They were able to redo our engagement session on relative short notice - this was around the time when Judy was about 8 months pregnant and wasn't working extensively in preparation for their baby, yet she still insisted on joining us through UCLA and Downtown LA to make sure everything turned out perfectly (which it did!). At the engagement session we realized how professionals work - efficiently and creatively, while making us feel comfortable. Back then we already knew we made the right choice to switch over. However, on our wedding day they solidified that feeling. Weddings are very stressful but they made sure everything on our wedding day went smoothly. We had a large bridal party of 22 people and my husband and I both have large families, but Judy was able to help plan the day's timeline and most importantly she was very vocal in executing it. They were personable with our wedding party and made sure to direct people as needed. We were able to get all of the footage we wanted and it all turned out great!
Judy and Gavin are awesome! We booked them for our July 2016 wedding after initially booking a different photographer for Read more...
Judy and Gavin are awesome! We booked them for our July 2016 wedding after initially booking a different photographer for our big day. After we had our engagement session with the different photographer, we realized the quality of the photos and the professionalism of the photographers did not meet our expectations for what we wanted on our big day. Judy and Gavin did photo/video at my brother-in-law's wedding the year before ours. Since my husband and I were in the bridal party at that wedding, we were able to see Judy and Gavin and their team in action on their wedding day. The difference was night and day. Judy and Gavin are super personable and professional and made this aspect of wedding planning very low stress. They were able to redo our engagement session on relative short notice - this was around the time when Judy was about 8 months pregnant and wasn't working extensively in preparation for their baby, yet she still insisted on joining us through UCLA and Downtown LA to make sure everything turned out perfectly (which it did!). At the engagement session we realized how professionals work - efficiently and creatively, while making us feel comfortable. Back then we already knew we made the right choice to switch over. However, on our wedding day they solidified that feeling. Weddings are very stressful but they made sure everything on our wedding day went smoothly. We had a large bridal party of 22 people and my husband and I both have large families, but Judy was able to help plan the day's timeline and most importantly she was very vocal in executing it. They were personable with our wedding party and made sure to direct people as needed. We were able to get all of the footage we wanted and it all turned out great! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Judy and Gavin will go to great lengths to capture the perfect picture. Weather from lying down on the floor, kneeling down on both knees, Judy and Gavin will do just about anything to get the perfect angle. Their photography and editing skills are outstanding. After our engagement shoot, my husband and I were confident they would do a great job during the day of the wedding. We were actually surprised how good the pictures came through. There is no doubt in our minds that Judy and Gavin will provide amazing quality shots. They will make anything, any scene, and any prop look amazing.
Judy and Gavin will go to great lengths to capture the perfect picture. Weather from lying down on the floor, kneeling Read more...
Judy and Gavin will go to great lengths to capture the perfect picture. Weather from lying down on the floor, kneeling down on both knees, Judy and Gavin will do just about anything to get the perfect angle. Their photography and editing skills are outstanding. After our engagement shoot, my husband and I were confident they would do a great job during the day of the wedding. We were actually surprised how good the pictures came through. There is no doubt in our minds that Judy and Gavin will provide amazing quality shots. They will make anything, any scene, and any prop look amazing. Read less
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Joe
Wedding:
9/7/2015
5.0/5.0
They are an amazing group of passionate photographers and compassionate people. Very professional yet warm. Their photos are classic and creative. We would highly recommend J+G for any bride and groom.
They are an amazing group of passionate photographers and compassionate people. Very professional yet warm. Their photos Read more...
They are an amazing group of passionate photographers and compassionate people. Very professional yet warm. Their photos are classic and creative. We would highly recommend J+G for any bride and groom. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The best Husband and wife team out there...VERY professional and BEAUTIFUL pictures.
The best Husband and wife team out there...VERY professional and BEAUTIFUL pictures.
The best Husband and wife team out there...VERY professional and BEAUTIFUL pictures. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Judy and Gavin captured our wedding day more perfectly than we ever could have imagined. Having to select a photographer across state lines, the only thing we could rely on in making our decision was their website, our conversations over the phone, and their professionalism and responsiveness. I am happy to say that Judy and Gavin Photography more than exceeded our expectations. They are incredibly talented, accommodating, professional, helpful, responsive, friendly, and funny. Once we met them in person, they quickly confirmed we made the right choice in selecting them to be our wedding photographers. They are so easy to work with and made us both feel very comfortable throughout the entire day! In fact, we actually had FUN taking our pictures!

We requested photos in Santa Monica and also Downtown Los Angeles. Not only did they happily oblige our request, but they are very familiar with both areas and knew all of the perfect spots for amazing photos. They have such a great eye for beautiful shots! We love that our photos do not look staged, fake, or cliché. They photographed such lovely images that truly capture the beauty of our surroundings and the excitement and romance of our wedding day. Both Judy and Gavin are completely dedicated to getting the perfect picture – even lying down on the dirty streets of L.A. and wading into the ocean and fountain to get the right angle and shot!

We are elated with the photos and everyone that has seen our pictures tell us how beautiful they are and what amazing photographers we had! We concur!

Judy and Gavin’s kindness, patience, professionalism, skill, and artistic eye are all deeply appreciated as the photo memories of our wedding day will be treasured forever. Thank you SO much Judy and Gavin for doing such wonderful things with our cherished day and for creating such great photographic memories! We appreciate you!
Judy and Gavin captured our wedding day more perfectly than we ever could have imagined. Having to select a photographer Read more...
Judy and Gavin captured our wedding day more perfectly than we ever could have imagined. Having to select a photographer across state lines, the only thing we could rely on in making our decision was their website, our conversations over the phone, and their professionalism and responsiveness. I am happy to say that Judy and Gavin Photography more than exceeded our expectations. They are incredibly talented, accommodating, professional, helpful, responsive, friendly, and funny. Once we met them in person, they quickly confirmed we made the right choice in selecting them to be our wedding photographers. They are so easy to work with and made us both feel very comfortable throughout the entire day! In fact, we actually had FUN taking our pictures!

We requested photos in Santa Monica and also Downtown Los Angeles. Not only did they happily oblige our request, but they are very familiar with both areas and knew all of the perfect spots for amazing photos. They have such a great eye for beautiful shots! We love that our photos do not look staged, fake, or cliché. They photographed such lovely images that truly capture the beauty of our surroundings and the excitement and romance of our wedding day. Both Judy and Gavin are completely dedicated to getting the perfect picture – even lying down on the dirty streets of L.A. and wading into the ocean and fountain to get the right angle and shot!

We are elated with the photos and everyone that has seen our pictures tell us how beautiful they are and what amazing photographers we had! We concur!

Judy and Gavin’s kindness, patience, professionalism, skill, and artistic eye are all deeply appreciated as the photo memories of our wedding day will be treasured forever. Thank you SO much Judy and Gavin for doing such wonderful things with our cherished day and for creating such great photographic memories! We appreciate you! Read less
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Jill
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
We have had the absolute pleasure and honour of having Judy and Gavin shoot both our engagement and wedding photos. Their enthusiasm coupled with their expertise made them an obvious choice for us. Our photos are flawless and they captured us exactly as a couple. We love every photo of us! Thank you for capturing some great memories of us!
We have had the absolute pleasure and honour of having Judy and Gavin shoot both our engagement and wedding photos. Their Read more...
We have had the absolute pleasure and honour of having Judy and Gavin shoot both our engagement and wedding photos. Their enthusiasm coupled with their expertise made them an obvious choice for us. Our photos are flawless and they captured us exactly as a couple. We love every photo of us! Thank you for capturing some great memories of us! Read less
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Kristin
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
These two wonderful human beings were our photographers for our wedding last August. My husband and I found them here online and fell in LOVE with their photos. We met them and knew that they were the perfect fit. They are laid back (but can crack the whip if needed), HILARIOUS, generous, and obviously extremely talented. In their presence I always felt beautiful, encouraged and truly like their friend. For a bride that is stressed about all the little things that a wedding brings, it was so amazing to have two awesome people around.

During our wedding these two became apart of the family, and still to this day (almost a year later), every one of my family members asks how they are doing and/or still compliment our photos (my mom says hi J+G). Our pictures turned out phenomenal. I wish I could continue to rave about them and their amazingly perfect photos, but just know that if you choose them as your photographers not only will you walk away with two more friends, you will have thousands of clips and moments from your big day that are literally priceless.
These two wonderful human beings were our photographers for our wedding last August. My husband and I found them here Read more...
These two wonderful human beings were our photographers for our wedding last August. My husband and I found them here online and fell in LOVE with their photos. We met them and knew that they were the perfect fit. They are laid back (but can crack the whip if needed), HILARIOUS, generous, and obviously extremely talented. In their presence I always felt beautiful, encouraged and truly like their friend. For a bride that is stressed about all the little things that a wedding brings, it was so amazing to have two awesome people around.

During our wedding these two became apart of the family, and still to this day (almost a year later), every one of my family members asks how they are doing and/or still compliment our photos (my mom says hi J+G). Our pictures turned out phenomenal. I wish I could continue to rave about them and their amazingly perfect photos, but just know that if you choose them as your photographers not only will you walk away with two more friends, you will have thousands of clips and moments from your big day that are literally priceless. Read less
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Teddy
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
I can not say enough great things about the Judy and Gavin team. Even our guests commented on how well organized they are. We booked them at the beginning of our engagement and because it was such a long engagement, they ended up shooting two of our friends wedding before they got to shoot ours. In all instances our friends gave raving reviews for Judy and Gavin, we were already sure that they would be great but hearing and seeing them in action made us feel even better about our choice. We interviewed a few photographers before them, but once we met them, we knew they were it and didn't bother to speak with anyone else. The biggest thing for us was seeing how well we clicked with our photographers and we knew right from the beginning they are very down to earth and their work speaks for themselves.

They make you feel very comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera. They are very easy to get along with and fun to work with. Not only are they great to work with, they come equipped with all the proper gear to deal with any lighting situation as well as backup equipment.

One thing I noticed from about them is when looking back at the pictures, they capture all the moments of the wedding however you never notice a lens in your face. It is amazing how they are always at the right place and right time, but are never up in your face so you can enjoy the moment.
I can not say enough great things about the Judy and Gavin team. Even our guests commented on how well organized they are. Read more...
I can not say enough great things about the Judy and Gavin team. Even our guests commented on how well organized they are. We booked them at the beginning of our engagement and because it was such a long engagement, they ended up shooting two of our friends wedding before they got to shoot ours. In all instances our friends gave raving reviews for Judy and Gavin, we were already sure that they would be great but hearing and seeing them in action made us feel even better about our choice. We interviewed a few photographers before them, but once we met them, we knew they were it and didn't bother to speak with anyone else. The biggest thing for us was seeing how well we clicked with our photographers and we knew right from the beginning they are very down to earth and their work speaks for themselves.

They make you feel very comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera. They are very easy to get along with and fun to work with. Not only are they great to work with, they come equipped with all the proper gear to deal with any lighting situation as well as backup equipment.

One thing I noticed from about them is when looking back at the pictures, they capture all the moments of the wedding however you never notice a lens in your face. It is amazing how they are always at the right place and right time, but are never up in your face so you can enjoy the moment. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Cassie
Wedding:
4/27/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Judy and Gavin we feel in love with their photography style and passion, not only are they truly amazing at what they do but They were a pleasure to work with. They exceeded my expectations and I could would recommend them to anyone and it was well worth every penny!!!!! And I can't wait for them to shoot our next event one day.
My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Judy and Gavin we feel in love with their photography style and passion, Read more...
My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Judy and Gavin we feel in love with their photography style and passion, not only are they truly amazing at what they do but They were a pleasure to work with. They exceeded my expectations and I could would recommend them to anyone and it was well worth every penny!!!!! And I can't wait for them to shoot our next event one day. Read less
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Orange and Blue
Wedding:
4/26/2014
5.0/5.0
People said when you plan a wedding, you have to prioritize and see which of the wedding component is most important to you; for me, photography is on the top of the list. Naturally, we searched and interviewed many photographers for our wedding. We came across Judy and Gavin photographer through our friend and the rest is history.

When we first met them for the initial consultation, we clicked right away. We clicked because both them and us love food. As people said, food what binds people most of the time. We also clicked because their photography style is exactly what we look for.... We love the way the pictures came out vibrantly, colorful and clear.

Prior the wedding, we did an engagement picture with them as well to familiarized each other style and we had fun. Judy and Gavin are one awesome photographers. When you first saw Judy, you will see a sweet lady but, during the action you really don't want to mess with her as she is a ball of fire (and you want her to be that way... Don't you know how crazy a wedding can be?) and Gavin is laid back one who will joke and calm your nerves down.

A couple weeks ago, Judy delivered the pictures of the wedding and all of them were amazing and we can't asked for better results. We also booked Gavin for the videography portion of it and we can't be any happier with it.

Thank you Judy and Gavin!
People said when you plan a wedding, you have to prioritize and see which of the wedding component is most important to Read more...
People said when you plan a wedding, you have to prioritize and see which of the wedding component is most important to you; for me, photography is on the top of the list. Naturally, we searched and interviewed many photographers for our wedding. We came across Judy and Gavin photographer through our friend and the rest is history.

When we first met them for the initial consultation, we clicked right away. We clicked because both them and us love food. As people said, food what binds people most of the time. We also clicked because their photography style is exactly what we look for.... We love the way the pictures came out vibrantly, colorful and clear.

Prior the wedding, we did an engagement picture with them as well to familiarized each other style and we had fun. Judy and Gavin are one awesome photographers. When you first saw Judy, you will see a sweet lady but, during the action you really don't want to mess with her as she is a ball of fire (and you want her to be that way... Don't you know how crazy a wedding can be?) and Gavin is laid back one who will joke and calm your nerves down.

A couple weeks ago, Judy delivered the pictures of the wedding and all of them were amazing and we can't asked for better results. We also booked Gavin for the videography portion of it and we can't be any happier with it.

Thank you Judy and Gavin! Read less
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