A Lovely Day | Portland Oregon Wedding Photography »


A Lovely Day Photography is a collaborative group of talented photographers dedicated to telling the story of your wedding day. The team is comprised of three well-seasoned photographers, and dedicated assistants. Amanda Stephens, Lindsay Baca and Kate Kelly are the incredible photographers that make up our team, and Crystal McMonnies and Jesse Trott are the trusted assistant photographers. Amanda Stephens is both a talented photographer and our amazing studio director and Jessica Hill Lovely is both creative manager and owner. The team’s 20 collective years of photographing weddings is apparent in their thoughtful and stylish imagery and confident professionalism. After working with Jessica Hill Photography for the last few years as both primary and assistant photographers, their skill and passion inspired Jessica to create a studio collective of incredible and trust-worthy talent, now known as A Lovely Day Photography.

With clean and timeless imagery, experienced photographers, no-fuss package & booking options and printing rights to all of your photographs, it’s an easy decision! We use state of the art electronic booking software for payment and image viewing, as well as the highest quality digital photography equipment on the market and we deliver your high resolution photographs to you via email. Please check out our reviews on Yelp and Facebook. It truly is a lovely day, indeed!



PINIMAGEAmanda Stephens : Amanda is our lovely studio director as well as an incredible photographer! Her photography style has deep fine-art roots as both her father and brother are professional photographers! She captures emotional and moody images that evoke emotion. As our studio director, she is dedicated to providing our awesome clients with excellent customer service! She will be there to guide you through your A Lovely Day experience from start to finish and with her calm and professional demeanor along with her positive vibe, our client’s know they are in good hands! Amanda loves hot yoga, cooking vegetarian food with her hubby, and her brilliant baby boy, River.





PINIMAGEKate Kelly : Kate brings a fresh and fun look and seasoned eye. With over 15 years as a professional wedding photographer, Kate has a confidence and ease behind the camera. Her kind and friendly personality allows couples to feel at ease and natural in front of her lens. Kate is especially great at lighting and photojournalism. Kate loves modern art, the Netherlands, her incredible family, and healthy cooking.






PINIMAGELindsay Baca Lindsay is a very talented photographer and has been working with Jessica Hill for over 6 years as her studio manager and second photographer. She has a natural eye for great compositions and her photos have a fun energy, perfect for your event. Lindsay is the proud owner of our studio mascot, Louie, a golden doodle! She loves professional dance, cozy cups of green tea and all animals, especially cute furry ones named Lou, and her new husband who makes beautiful music.






PINIMAGEJessica Hill LovelyJessica is an award winning wedding photographer with over 12 years of experience at Jessica Hill Photography LLC. Her photographic adventures have allowed her to work with Kate, Lindsay and Amanda for several years, lending their collective style to be catchy, clean and memorable. A Lovely Day was born from Jessica’s love of community and all things wedding. This opportunity resulted in a unified team aligned to create a thoughtful, and consistent wedding photography experience from start to finish. Jessica loves secretly dancing to top 40 in her car with her new baby boy, Iyengar yoga and cooking yummy healthy things.





PINIMAGECrystal McMonnies: Crystal is our dedicated assistant with a camera. She’s not only the primary photographers go to for lenses and lighting gear, but she’ll also be capturing some candid moments along the journey of the day. She’ll be rocking with the grooms for the getting ready pics, and photographing details when the main photographer is with the couple and families. Her style is romantic yet timeless and her down to earth energy is the perfect compliment to your Lovely Day wedding photographer! Crystal loves cool old books, the ocean, baby animals and her cute hubby.







Jesse Trott: Jesse is the newest to the Lovely Day team and we are SO happy to have her! Jesse is studying Photography at PCC and loves all the emotion and intimacy of wedding photography. Her joyful personality and reassuring laugh will bring ease and her attention to detail always amazes! Jesse loves the Pacific Northwest, thrift shopping, marine biology and live music.