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Joy Marie Smallwood is a celebrity & destination wedding photographer who splits her time between Los Angeles, California and Nashville, Tennessee. Turning life’s moments into works of art is second nature to Joy Marie. Whether it’s a bashful glance or a passionate embrace, a time of reverence or a heartfelt celebration, Joy Marie captures the beauty that is inherent in everything she photographs. Working with only twenty clients each year, Joy Marie maintains a boutique approach to her work, allowing her to build trusted, collaborative relationships with her clients. With a natural ability to blend fine art, photojournalism and fashion, Joy Marie is a distinct, award-winning photographer whose work has been published in People, US Weekly, Hello!, and several other bridal & lifestyle publications worldwide. When not shooting, Joy Marie enjoys traveling & spending time with her husband, David, and their three sons Elon, Jaden & Micah.

What an amazing weekend for Marguerite & Adam’s Ojai Valley Inn & Spa Wedding. These two are such lovely people, and they couldn’t have chosen a more gorgeous setting for their intimate wedding amongst close friends & family. Here’s a little sneak of our day together Congratulations, Marguerite & Adam…wishing you guys a lifetime of […]

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I had such a great afternoon getting to know Ashely & George. We started their engagement shoot all dressed up at the Viceroy in Santa Monica, and then headed to Malibu for some casual fun beach shots. You two rocked this shoot, and we’re so exited about your upcoming September wedding at the Four Seasons! […]

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