jo ann manolis photography

Welcome to the blog of Jo Ann Manolis Photography! I’m a wedding, portrait, and fine art photographer based in Santa Cruz, CA. I’ve created this blog as a means of sharing my work and life with my clients, family, and friends. I’ll be updating it regularly with my latest work, thoughts and ideas regarding photography and art, and links to many fabulous artists and vendors. So, take a look around, enjoy, and leave me a message here if you’re inspired. I can also be reached directly by e-mail via my website:, or by phone at: (831)359-7948. Thanks for stopping by!

Monthly Archives: September 2013

Chelsea & Brian {Pebble Beach wedding photographer}

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Chelsea and Brian, you are both such warm, kind, and loving people and it is no coincidence that you both were surrounded by so much warmth, kindness, and love on your wedding day. Thank you for having us there, we were overjoyed and honored to be able to capture it for you. Love, Jo & Pat

Thanks to the following amazingly talented and hardworking professionals who made this day perfect:

Wedding coordination: Coastside Couture (I have to give Karissa, Kayla, and Sonya a special shout out here, they did such an exceptional job! Thanks Ladies!)

Venue: Private home in Pebble Beach

Florals: Laughin’ Gal Floral

Catering: Paradise Catering

Rentals: Chic Events

Hair & Makeup: April Sanchez: & Danielle Kingsley:

Lighting: Carmel Plant Tenders

DJ: Belmont Entertainment

Transportation: Monterey Bay Experience

Videographer: Big Time Video