About Me

The Woman Behind the Camera

Hey there, friend - I'm so happy you're here! I'm Jamaica - the owner and photographer at JR photography. I am located in Adair, Iowa - right off of Interstate 80 between Des Moines and Council Bluffs.  I love sushi, camping, reading memoirs and murder mysteries, and binging crime dramas.  I was born and grew up in Iowa and have always loved taking photographs to capture important moments in my life.  A few years ago I purchased a DSLR camera just to play around with and the more I learned about photography the more my passion grew. A couple years later I decided I wanted to start capturing important moments for other people too.  I specialize in portrait photography in natural light settings and also have a space in my home and an ever-growing supply of wraps and props for newborn photography.  If you're seeking a fun, laid-back portrait session, please submit a contact form and we'll  talk!  I look forward to the opportunity of capturing memories and milestones for you and your family.

"Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything."

—Aaron Siskind