Author Archives: judywestphotography

My Winter Studio

There’s a little unfinished house in Baja that I’ve walked past and admired for years. It’s a beautiful structure, it has no roof, no windows, no doors and blissfully bare walls. To me it’s an ideal location to make portraits and so I did … Continue reading

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Jamaica Now & Then

Jamaica is back in my life and what’s been showing up in front of my camera lens has been a delightful surprise. The portfolio that I thought was complete long ago has taken on new life. What a transformative and … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition

My business as a family photographer exists because people still hold a value for the time-honored tradition of family portraiture. People who realize it’s about more than just the images. It’s an event. Time has to be set aside, schedules arranged and … Continue reading

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60 Days in Mexico – But Who’s Counting

60 mornings waking up here4 days of rain18 desert hikes and bike rides 5 Thursday nights at La Esquina with King Corduroy and Joe Firstman 15 live music outingsA couple days Casa Tota poolsidewith Walter and Shelly Hours of fun with … Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah at WGBH & Brookline Teen Center

WGBH was a great venue for this November Bar Mitzvah.The Yawkey Theater provided a perfect atmosphere for the ceremony. Guests enjoyed a luncheon provided by Max Ultimate Foods immediately following the service. Books and pencils sat on the tables waiting to go … Continue reading

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Return to Jamaica

My return to Jamaica was long overdue. In the years since I’d been there babies have grown into teenagers and teenagers into adults, locks have grown long,  Willy’s house collapsed, Sista P created a fabulous vegetarian restaurant in Hope Bay and hosts a … Continue reading

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San Francisco Wedding – Blake & Julian

Blake and Julian’s ceremony took place on a Friday afternoon in late June. The setting was the magnificent San Francisco City Hall. The building is so large that there may be 3 to 5 other ceremonies happening at the same … Continue reading

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