Make Every Day a Celebration!

Photography, Videography,

Video Production, Business Video Strategy

ABOUT US

With over 16 years as a Full-Time Photography Studio and experience capturing nearly 500 weddings, we are #1 at creating Dream Wedding Adventures on your wedding day.

Weddings are not just a job; they are fun! Clients aren't just people I work for; they are my friends. I promise to help you have a great time at your wedding and feel like a guest.


CORE VALUES:

BE PRESENT in the moment with the most important people in your life. By creating memories and having fun, telling stories, laughing, being loved or sharing a gorgeous sunset, we'll help you RELIVE THE MAGIC for years to come! This is your legacy; the story you share about your life.

• Unique Photo Adventures (Engagements and Families)

• Empowered You Portrait Sessions

• Wedding Cinematography and Video Highlight Reels


WHY do we do photography?

In this fast-paced world, time goes by so fast; what are you missing out on by not spending time with your loved ones? We'll help you feel comfortable and easy-going in front of the camera, so you enjoy each moment, and forget we are even there. (Then we get the best photos!) Our goal is to empower others to have fun, schedule PLAY TIME and share a connection with their favorite people in the world.

WHY CHOOSE Guided By Imagination?

Mission

By helping people feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera, they can tap into their inner authenticity and truth. Our goal is to ignite their passion, inspire their vitality, while capturing this moment in time, so that they can be their BEST SELF and powerfully share their message with the world and make a difference!

Awards

2020 and 2019 Professional Photographers of San Diego County merit badge awards, 2018 Most Inspiring Businesses by SD Voyager Magazine, 2012 KNOT Best of Weddings Award, 2014 and 2015 Best of Businesses Awards, Nominee for 2015 Woman of Influence Award, Nominee for NAWBO's 2015 Trailblazer Award, Honorable Mention for Most Innovative Service- Small Business Awards by The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, Celebrity Photographer (Oscars and The Daytime Emmys)

Our services

Dream Wedding Adventures

Unique Photo Adventures for Families and Couples

Executive Portraits and Empowered You Headshot Sessions

Videography

Your Dynamic Story

ABOUT US

If you’d like to create a visual centerpiece of your business, a story of why you do what you do, Ryan and Jennie can probably help you. With the combination of Jennie’s visual creativity and Ryan’s script-writing and messaging, we help you share your value in a bigger way

Jennie Edwards


Jennie Edwards, Founder and Video Content Queen/Producer, helps entrepreneurs create and share their message online to make a bigger impact in the world. She teaches how to show up confidently and vulnerably, in alignment with your branding and values. Over the last 16 years, Jennie has run a successful business of empowering her clients to grow their audience, connect authentically and gain greater clarity of their goals and vision.

Ryan Stock

Ryan Stock, Speaker Trainer, is a copywriter, speaker, and master at NLP. He helps entrepreneurs share their story with purpose, so the words can land in the subconscious of their viewers powerfully to create action. Ryan’s superpower is utilizing mindfulness to activate a higher level of productivity and peace, which is definitely an aspect everyone wants more of in life.

Your Dynamic Story Services

01.

Charisma on Camera

If you have been putting off creating your own video to get new clients, or are feeling insecure in front of the camera about your content or appearance- instead of being authentic and sharing your talents- you are not alone.

02.

Create Videos That Convert

Improve your video marketing strategy and take your business to the next level.
Magnetize the right paid clients for your business! Every entrepreneur and company has a message that deserves to be heard. Whether you're just starting out or you're an established business looking to expand your reach, I'm here to help you share your message and make a bigger impact in the world.

03.

Masterclass: VIDEO MAGIC

Turn your video into an evergreen, cash-machine!

I'll guide you through everything from crafting sample scripts to building a Video Content Blueprint for maximum reach and exposure.

04.

12-week VCP Implementation Program

My Visibility Credibility Profitability (VCP) Implementation Program will help you streamline your video creation process so you can focus on what you do best - being yourself!

With my step-by-step guide, you'll be able to create high-quality and consistent content with ease.

Blogs & Articles

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The Ultimate Guide to Video Marketing

May 30, 20232 min read

“The play button is the most compelling call-to-action on the web.”

- Michael Litt

Hey there! 

Looking for a way to take your marketing strategy to the next level? Let me tell you, video marketing is the way to go! 

With social media and digital content consumption on the rise, connecting with your audience through video has become increasingly important for businesses and marketers.

In this article, let’s discuss everything you need to know about video marketing and why it's so effective.

Video marketing guide

Why should you use video marketing, you ask? 

Well, video is an engaging medium that captures your audience's attention and conveys your message in an impactful way. Here are some reasons why video marketing is so effective:

  • High retention rates: People remember visual content better than written content, which makes video a great way to communicate your message.

  • Increased engagement: Videos generate more likes, comments, and shares on social media than any other type of content.

  • Improved SEO: Adding videos to your website can improve your search engine rankings and increase traffic to your site.

Tips for creating great video content

There are many types of video content that you can create for your marketing strategy. From explainer videos to animated videos, the possibilities are endless!

Creating high-quality video content might be challenging, but don't worry, I got you covered. Here are some tips to make it easier:

  • Keep it short: The shorter the video, the more likely people are to watch it. Two minutes or less is the sweet spot.

  • Make it visually appealing: Use high-quality visuals and engaging animations to keep your audience interested.

  • Focus on storytelling: Use a narrative structure to introduce your brand and create an emotional connection with your audience.

  • Include a call to action: Always include a clear call to action at the end of your video, whether it's to visit your website, sign up for your newsletter, or make a purchase.

How to promote your videos

Don't forget that promoting your videos effectively is just as important as creating them. Here are some strategies:

  • Social media: Share your videos on all your social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

  • Paid advertising: Consider running paid advertising campaigns on YouTube, Facebook, and other platforms to reach a wider audience.

  • Email marketing: Send your videos to your email list and encourage your subscribers to share them with their own networks.

  • Collaborations: Partner with other brands or influencers in your industry to reach a wider audience and increase your exposure.

So what are you waiting for? Video marketing is an incredibly powerful tool for businesses and marketers. By creating high-quality, engaging video content and promoting it effectively, you can connect with your audience, build your brand, and achieve your marketing goals. 

Let's get started on your video marketing strategy today!

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Jennie Edwards

Jennie Edwards is a photographer and videographer who helps entrepreneurs create and share their message online to make a bigger impact in the world. She teaches how to show up confidently and vulnerably, in alignment with their branding and values. In her best-selling book "Empowered You", Jennie helps readers activate their Best Self to live their most fulfilled life, as well as be present in the moment. Over the last 16 years, Jennie has run a successful business of empowering her clients to grow their audience, connect authentically and gain greater clarity of their goals and vision through their videos and photographs.

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Testimonials

We could not have been happier with their professionalism and style of photography. They had so much fun with us throughout the day. It felt like having a good friend taking pictures for us!

My guests at the wedding shared the same report of Jennie's work. The team did an terrific job of capturing each moment, but at the same time they were never in the way. I cannot thank them enough making sure our special day will live on forever!

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Kaveh S.

San Diego Wedding

We met Jennie and instantly knew she was "the one". The girl is just full of life, laughter, and creativeness! We hired GBI for both our rehearsal and wedding day ... and we're so happy we did! She did such an amazing job at shooting EVERYONE and EVERYTHING, but in such a clever way... she really knows her craft. I look at the pictures and feel like I am re-living our perfect day!

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Erica B.

Temecula, CA Wedding

Jennie is an amazing photographer. She makes you feel comfortable in front of the camera, ensures you're having a great time, and maintains a level of professionalism not commonly found. I recommend Jennie ...you'll be very happy with her work!

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Erin Farmer

San Diego, Celebration of Beauty session

I've used Jennie's services now for over 7 years, and love it! She's done our yearly family photos; not only does she find a way to make it a fun photo event for all of us (including 5 kids and a dog), but she helps to bring out our individual personalities.Not only was she the videographer and photographer for my father's Celebration of Life, she also created a beautiful memorial CD that I will cherish for the rest of my life. She's a one-stop-shop for video and photography needs, both personally and professionally! Thank you, Jennie!

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San Diego Unique Photo Adventure and Videography

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