J R is lead photographer and owner of St, Jean Creative.
J.R. and his team are here for your you.
J.R. St. Jean CPP
Owner of Take Pride Photography and St Jean Creative LLC.
The St Jean Creative LLC family of photography services includes:
We are a legal business licensed in the City of St Petersburg FL, Incorporated in the State of Florida, Insured and Certified by the Professional Photographers of America.
J.R. has been a photographer for 20 years. He loves photographing people, events and important moments and giving memories and experiences they people will never forget.
J.R. grew up in Massachusetts. He attended Harvard University and graduated in 1999. It was during his studies he discovered his love of photography. He spent 2 years at Boston's Museum of Science photographing the museum’s natural history collection.
In 2000 He move to Atlanta GA for 10 years. It is here he worked more on his photographic skills, practicing photographing people, events and buildings.
He then moved to Orlando Fl in 2011 to work for the Walt Disney Company. He started in the photopass department working in the parks taking photos of the guests. Then he moved to Disney Fine Art Photography working with families and events all across the Walt Disney World Property. He also spent a year working with Planet Hollywood photographing their extensive movie memorabilia collection.
J.R. is always learning new skills and new techniques so his guests can have the best photo possible. He is a member of the Professional Photographer of America. In 2021 he complete PPA's certification program to earn his CPP
(Certified Professional Photographer)
Now in St Petersburg FL he is looking to bring smiles and memories to all the people he gets to photograph.
Honors and Awards
Graduated Cum Laude from Harvard 1999
Business Man of The Year, Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce 2009
Public Art Piece in Orlando City Hall 2015
Certified Professional Photographer with Professional Photographers of America 2021
Photo by Dawn Aiello Photographer