I love to believe that photography is in my blood...not in the cliché way, I mean literally. My grandfather made his life's career as a photographer and my mom worked for him as a teen and into adulthood. When I was five and my family moved to Fort Myers she began working for another studio photographer. I grew up in these studios and in front of the camera. It wasn't until my adult life that I began to experiment with the camera in my own hands.
Steph Jones Photography was born in 2011.
While photography runs deep in my veins I am also a wife and mother of two tenacious and brilliant toddlers. We welcomed our 3rd child, a boy, this August. Motherhood is something that has truly changed me. When my first child was born there was this "ah ha" moment of what it felt like to finally have meaning in my life. I suppose most mothers probably feel this way but motherhood not only changed my purpose, it changed my photography, my goals, my interests, my everything.
I developed a deep insatiable desire to empower women and help them embrace their beauty, strength and to love who they are. My role as a photographer took on a completely different meaning.
My photography isn't overly processed. My photography is real. It's raw. It's organic. It's moody. It's emotional. It's candid. It's fun. And yes, it's also sometimes downright sexy.