Details, love, special moments, light.....
 Committed to artistically documenting
 the little things
that mean the most to you
 in an authentic and honest way.
  The focus will be on you and your loved ones,
the backdrop will be the beautiful
Rocky Mountains....
or wherever your dream location might be.


Now Booking
2022 & 2023
and Elopements 


I'm Jessa, owner and photographer behind the camera at Jessa Rae Photography. I beautifully and uniquely capture the love and connection that exists in couples and families. I believe in producing timeless images that will be endlessly cherished by you. Therefore my editing style is true to life, bold, but natural and not driven by current fads. I am committed to incorporating beautiful scenery into my images and delivering a variety of posed and candids in your gallery of photos . Whether you are here because you are planning your wedding or elopement day or you need updated family photos,
 I am so glad you found me and I can't wait to work with you!

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"Jessa was phenomenal to work with. Having a 6 & 3 yr old you never know what your going to get but she was so patient & creative. She really captured the genuine joy we had just having fun in the mountains with her and our family. We will cherish the moments she captured for a lifetime. I HIGHLY recommend her."
- Jessica M.

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"Absolutely love our pictures, Jessa did a fantastic job. She was able to fit us into her schedule during the holidays rather last minute and came to our house for a personal backyard photo shoot. She even came out the day before to examine the lighting at different times of the day so that we got the best pictures. We were able to see our pictures pretty quickly and her prices are very good. We have 4 kids and are not the easiest family to photograph, so I can definitely recommend her if you have kids. I love the various photos she did with all the kids, we will treasure these pictures for a very long time." - Robin S.

"100% recommended. Thanks for the best pictures ever. She make us fell comfortable, that's very important for a photographer. She is amazing and her work too. She's very patient, you enjoy the moment and you have a lot of fun in a photoshoot with her and the result is just beautiful. We love the pictures! Thank you so much."  -  Ori and Ricky Alexandre

"Jessa is a wonderful mountain photographer that anyone would be lucky to get for their portraits! We did portraits up Brush Creek and it was raining but she made it work and we ended up with beautiful photos of our family and our twin girls! She was very professional, passionate about getting a great shot and wonderful with the kiddos! Highly recommend!"- Danica R.

"Jessa did maternity pictures for my husband and I last month and did an absolutely amazing job. She was very comfortable to be around, which in turn made taking photos so much fun! We are super happy with the photos we got from Jessa, I’d really recommend!" - Madi P.

 "We really can’t recommend her enough. We could fill a book with fantastic images of the day including some really unique shots that might as well be in magazines. Thank you Jessa for making our day incredibly special. We’re so grateful to be able to look back on it with your amazing work."
- Dylan M.

"Jessa was great to work with and went above and beyond to make my proposal to my fiancé perfect. She was professional, responded quickly, and helped with ideas for my plan. She scouted the location on Mt Crested Butte twice before the big day and hid in the snow to keep it a surprise. Pictures turned out great also!"-Dan D.

"Jessa is very talented and so easy to work with. She is very responsive in the stages leading up to your pictures, which is super helpful for people from out of town. Jessa understands children and is great at getting them to participate and capturing perfect images of them. Overall we are very pleased and will be using her when we return to Colorado!" Kristen B.

"Outstanding work!! Jessa followed through with exactly what we wanted in our wedding pictures. We requested that candid shots be taken rather than all the formal set up shots. The pictures that we got back showed exactly how much fun our guests were having, and we were having during the ceremony and reception. They showed that laughter and tears during the extra special moments. Jessa was everywhere taking shots and yet we hardly noticed her as she worked so hard. The few formal shots that we did take (of just my husband and me) turned out so natural and beautiful, just like we had hoped. Jessa's work went beyond our expectations!!! I highly recommend her for any occasion!!" - Tina H.

I want to be the fly on the wall...a fly with a very expensive camera...that is there to document your most special and incredible day.

Whether you're a Colorado native couple eloping on your favorite mountain top, just the two of you and your dog, or you're planning your destination wedding in the Faroe Islands, I am here for it - and everything in between!

I'd love to help you preserve those memories with photos that beautifully capture your unique story and the awe-inspiring beauty of Colorado....and the world! 

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