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Hey y'all, and welcome to my blog! Here you'll be able to have a sneak peek into the experience of other JB clients and read a little about their unique stories! I will also be sharing tips & tricks for your next session, and maybe even a glimpse into my crazy world! 

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Lance & Mallory I am so excited to finally share this Rosedown Plantation maternity session with you today! It was such an honor to have two of our closest friends trust me with such a special time in their lives! I feel like I always say every session is “so special” to me, and I […]

Maternity

June 8, 2021

A Rosedown Plantation Maternity Session

Oak Lodge Wedding | Baton Rouge, Louisiana | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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Braxton & Kendall Louisiana October weddings are always so full of charm! But an Oak Lodge wedding brings charm to a whole new level! Braxton and Kendall brought that beautiful New Orleans feel right into the heart of Baton Rouge during their wedding! As soon as I walked into Oak Lodge, I was completely & […]

Weddings

May 30, 2021

An October Oak Lodge Wedding

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Everything Your Man Needs to Know For whatever reason, any time a bride tells her groom that the photographer is going to be visiting his groom’s suite, he gets all clammy and nervous about taking pictures. But there’s literally no reason he should be! In fact, it will probably be one of the easiest parts […]

Wedding Tips & Tricks

April 13, 2021

Inside The Groom’s Suite

An At Home Lifestyle Newborn Session | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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The Province Family Anyone who knows me knows that shooting family sessions are never my favorite. I always enjoy meeting and getting to know the families, but working with children just makes me a little nervous. I always feel like I don’t know the right thing to say to get the kiddos involved and ensure […]

Newborns, Portraits

April 5, 2021

An At Home Lifestyle Newborn Session

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The Campbell Family As y’all know, I LOVE this beautiful venue. For so, so many reasons! This Rosedown Plantation family session was so beautiful and so much fun! As always, it was the perfect backdrop! It helped make this family even more sweet and beautiful than they already are! Rosedown is truly the perfect setting […]

Portraits

March 3, 2021

A Rosedown Plantation Family Session

Rosedown Plantation | Family Session | Jamie Bourgeois Photography
Rainy Day Engagement Session | Fontainebleau State Park | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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Nick + Rami If you live in Louisiana, you know that rain is just a part of life down here. And engagement sessions don’t always get mercy from the weather! But Nick & Rami’s rainy day engagement session made the dreary weather seem almost magical! I have never been rained on so much during a […]

Engagements

February 26, 2021

A Rainy Day Engagement Session

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Kelsey Kelsey’s Rosedown Plantation Bridal session was definitely one for the books! Perfect weather, perfect location, perfect dress, perfectly beautiful bride. Kelsey was one of my COVID brides, and looking at her glowing portraits, you’d never know that the world was literally ending all around us! So much had changed in the months since we […]

Bridals

February 10, 2021

A Rosedown Plantation Bridal Session

Desert Plantation Wedding | Katherine & Johnny | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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Johnny & Katherine When you ask: “What’s the best month to get married?”, you” usually get a swift “October!”. Johnny & Katherine’s Desert Plantation wedding was no exception! I don’t think we could’ve gotten better weather if we tried. Perfect temperature. A light breeze. Not too blindingly sunny. Perfect conditions for a wedding! And let […]

Weddings

February 6, 2021

A Desert Plantation Wedding

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Amy & Quentin Ohhhhh Amy & Quentin. There’s just so much I could say about these two! I photographed their wedding back in 2019 and couldn’t get enough of them! In fact, they are featured in one of my all time favorite shots on my home page! When Amy reached out to tell me about […]

Maternity, Portraits

December 13, 2020

A Carter Plantation Maternity Session

Carter Plantation Maternity Session | Amy & Quentin | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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Katherine The morning of Katherine’s LSU Botanic Gardens bridal session was so beautiful! And she made one of the most beautiful brides ever! But the minute I got in the car to head to the venue, it started raining. And it rained the whole. way. there. You’d never know it looking at her, because Katherine […]

Bridals

December 7, 2020

An LSU Botanic Gardens Bridal Session

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Shelby + Josh Almost three years ago, Shelby hired me to photographer her wedding after being referred to me by a friend. She and I immediately just clicked and I knew right then and there that she would be one of my favorite clients! Fast forward three years to now, and Shelby has literally become […]

Bridals, Portraits, Vendor Highlights, Weddings

December 1, 2020

A Carter Plantation Wedding Session

Carter Plantation Wedding | Shelby + Josh | Jamie Bourgeois Photography
New Orleans City Park Proposal | Grant + Victoria | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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Grant + Victoria This surprise New Orleans City Park Proposal was basically every photographer’s dream! The best part? Victoria never saw it coming! It was a beautiful October evening in New Orleans, Louisiana. The light was just right. The breeze was gently blowing, keeping us cool. The park was packed full of families having fun! […]

Engagements, Portraits

November 23, 2020

A New Orleans City Park Proposal

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Bronson + Sarah Bronson + Sarah have one of the sweetest couples I think I’ve ever met! Which made their Louisiana State Capitol Couple Session just that much sweeter! Their love for each other was so obvious that even the rain and wind couldn’t stop them! They laughed at me for a solid 10 minutes […]

Portraits

November 6, 2020

A Louisiana State Capitol Couple Session

A Spooky Halloween Session | Baton Rouge, LA | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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Kelsie 2020 has been a year full of absolute madness. To combat all the crazy, I decided to have some fun with a spooky halloween session with my favorite model! This session was soooo far outside of my normal comfort zone. Doing this session was the perfect creative outlet to get some of that 2020 […]

Portraits

October 31, 2020

A Spooky Halloween Session

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Stephen + Kelsie Stephen and Kelsie are two very special people to me, so I was super excited to be a part of their New Orleans City Park Couples Session! As most of you know, Kelsie is my little sister. Stephen might as well be a brother! He and Travis (my boyfriend) are best friends […]

Portraits

October 23, 2020

A New Orleans City Park Couples Session

LSU Botanic Gardens Bridal Session | Kendall Burgess | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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Kendall I have been dying to shoot an LSU Botanic Gardens bridal session for YEARS! When Kendall told me that she wanted her bridal session at this venue, I literally squealed out loud sitting in my office!! If you’ve already read Kendall’s engagement session blog post, you know that she was already basically a dream […]

Bridals, Portraits

October 7, 2020

An LSU Botanic Gardens Bridal Session

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Kendall + Braxton Engaged When we first started planning Kendall & Braxton’s engagement session, she told me that she wanted to recreate their first date. How cool! I got super excited about the idea and started wonder what is was they did. Well I was not prepared for what she told me… Well, we got […]

Engagements, Portraits

September 29, 2020

A Tunica Hills Engagement Session

Tunica Hills Engagement Session | Kendall & Braxton | Jamie Bourgeois Photography

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A Beautiful Denham Springs, Louisiana Bridal Dress Shop Natasha Marie Bridal has been on my radar for a few years now. I’ve followed them on social media for about 3 years and love keeping up with their posts. They always share the most beautiful dresses that I would literally die to try on! They are […]

Bridals, Vendor Highlights

September 24, 2020

Natasha Marie Bridal Shop

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Kelsey + Justin Engaged Not many brides know exactly where they want to have their engagements and bridal portraits taken. So when Kelsey told me right away that she wanted a Fontainebleau State Park engagement session to document their engagement, I was instantly over the moon! If you’ve ever been to this beautiful park, you’ll […]

Engagements, Portraits

September 13, 2020

A Fontainebleau State Park Engagement Session

Fontainebleau State Park Engagement Session | Kelsey + Justin | Jamie Bourgeois Photography
Rosedown Plantation Maternity Session | Jamie Bourgeois Photography | Topanga Roy Maternity

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Topanga There is nothing I love more than a Rosedown Plantation Maternity session! Anytime someone wants to shoot here, I jump at the opportunity! When Topanga first reached out to me, I’ll be honest, I immediately thought of Boy Meets World, and had a minor #fangirl moment. Obviously she wasn’t Topanga Lawrence having a baby […]

Portraits

September 10, 2020

A Rosedown Plantation Maternity Session