Casey is the founder of Figlewicz Photographers and the visionary behind the Figlewicz signature style. His 25 years as a professional photographer have taken him around the world and his images have been featured in The Knot and Destination I Do magazines. While capturing wedding moments are important, Casey truly finds his reward as a wedding photographer in getting to know the bride and groom. “When I get to know my clients, it gives me a deeper connection that helps me know where to be for every moment. If you react to the moment, it’s too late. You need to be capturing the moments before they actually unfold.” This Figlewicz signature style has become a coined term widely adopted by the wedding industry to describe Casey’s photographic style. And while his clients are a source of joy, Casey’s greatest joy comes from raising his three children – Nathan, Dylan and Carly.
Jessie is a South Bay native and her love for photography began in high school. She then went on to study photojournalism in college. Jessie’s calm, fun, friendly and laid-back attitude helps her connect with her clients and keep them feeling relaxed in front of the camera. She is a huge believer in being natural… gravitating towards natural golden light, captivating the essence of personal touches and unique details, as well as shooting the raw beauty of an individual or place. When she is not taking photos, you can most likely find Jessie surfing, camping, running with her Jack Russell, Otto, or hanging out with family and friends. Her passion for sharing stories and documenting people and places led her to the Figlewicz Family and now adores capturing memories between lovers, families and life’s sweetest moments.
Meghan has always had a natural eye for photography and she jumped on the opportunity to pursue her passion as a full time job. “I love capturing the most important moments in the most intimate human relationships we have on earth.” Meghan’s style is light and bright! She loves to play with colors and is passionate about maintaining an authentic photography style. She and Casey met shooting weddings and got married in November 2022. She enjoys being a step-mom and creating memories with family and friends. When she isn’t working, she loves reading, dancing, and doing anything that gets her in the sun!
Lauriana’s love of photography began in junior high. “I quickly became entranced in its expression and began exploring light mastery and digital photography techniques.” She loves absolutely everything about weddings. From beginning to end, every part of the wedding day is a dream to capture. Lauriana loves finding the couple’s style and photographing the moment when a groom sees his bride for the first time.
Matcha obsessed, diehard Swiftie, teller of stories & lover of your love. My name’s Melissa and I’m originally from Columbus, Ohio. I’m goofy and adventurous, I love love, and I can often be found eating breakfast food for dinner.
I’ve spent the last 8 years mastering my craft to create high quality and beautiful imagery for real people just like you. For the people who have once-in-a-lifetime moments they desire to be captured in the most honest way possible.
For the people who value relationships and interaction. And for the people who value real & emotional memories. I’ve been where you’ve been, and I’m here to say I’ll walk with you through every step of the way.
Carsten grew up in Chicagoland but coasted over to sunny SoCal in 2007 to get her degree in photojournalism from Biola University. Having photographed over 270 weddings in ten states and seven countries since 2014, her biggest takeaway is that memories matter! She’s also keenly aware that trusting a photographer with such an important day is stressful! Having moonlighted as a 911 dispatcher for over 10 years prior to becoming a full time photographer, Carsten also knows how to stay cool and collected when things don’t go according to plan. She’s got your back! And to top it off, she’ll be ready to catch those blink-of-an-eye moments that you didn’t even know were happening, so you’ll be able to look back on your wedding photos with tears of joy for years to come.
Hey hey! Jules here- I’m here for the couples that want genuine, joy-filled moments to be captured that uniquely represent what they have together. Definitely strive to make sure you’re both feeling comfortable, and I’ll advocate for a positive environment, and make sure to get you two into your element quickly. It’s always going to be exciting for me when we take advantage of golden light, and when you incorporate personalized touches and add other subtle twists on timeless elements for your special day. Being adaptable is important, and ultimately solving your needs to partner together with you throughout your day.
When I’m not snapping photos, you can find me going one extreme or the other- I’m either out enjoying nature, rock climbing or hiking, or trying out a bomb food joint before some live music- otherwise I’m indulging in some self-care like reading a good book in my backyard, enjoying some boba tea, or redesigning my place with new decor. I’ve recently moved back here from the OC, so I’m really pumped to be back in this rad community!
Brooke calls herself the photographer to the hopeless romantics, with a photography style that is both timeless and romantic. Her vibrant images artfully capture the fun and love she sees through the lens. What she loves most about her work is connecting with clients and creating beautiful family heirlooms for them! “I’ve been capturing and collecting memories ever since my hands could hold a camera.” She and her husband enjoy going on adventures or hanging out with friends. Although she is modest about her own work, that love of family comes shining through for all her clients.
Stacee’s calm demeanor is reflected in every one of her photos and we love seeing the memories she captures in every photo. Her professionalism pairs with her love for capturing moments of laughter and brightness — making wedding photography her forte. Her perspective of the world gives her an appreciation for photography that lets her see each moment from an angle that others would normally miss. Stacee’s breathtaking photographs make her a valued addition to our Figlewicz Photography Team.
Megan’s passion for photography blossomed as a teenager when she realized photos were the only thing she had left of her late father. She grew her hobby into a profession and felt captivated by the photos that would line loved one’s homes in wooden frames. Megan is an intentional photographer with a fine attention to detail; capturing the big moments with grace and the “in-betweens” with purpose. Wedding photography has taken her from Thailand to Mexico, combining the two things she loves most, art and travel. Megan’s outgoing personality will bring you comfort and laughter in front of the camera. She listens to your needs and adapts with you throughout your special day.
Jenn is easy-going and upbeat, and strives to make your photography experience fun, relaxed, and memorable in addition to capturing beautiful images! Her bright and vibrant images reflect her personality. “Growing up, I always treasured photos of my favorite memories and people. Those snapshots of a moment in time were so important to me. Now, I LOVE being a photographer who can capture those moments and images for you to cherish always and hang on your walls!” In her free time, she enjoys doing aerial silks and hammock – but don’t worry, she has no plans to run away and join the circus anytime soon.
I’m a Los Angeles based wedding photographer but I spend a good portion of my weekends photographing weddings and elopements in my family’s hometown of Santa Barbara. After years of working full time as a fashion photographer, I found myself increasingly jaded and uninspired with the inauthenticity of the industry. As a lifelong hopeless romantic, wedding photography proved to be the perfect antidote- it’s the ideal mix of photojournalism realness, fine art creativity and raw emotional moments. Now 8 years later, I’ve found my real passion in documenting lasting love stories in a professional yet fun manner and guiding couples through the crazy and joyful process that is a wedding.