Jaymie Smith

About Jaymie Smith

Jaymie 'Pyxie' Smith is a full-time portrait and wedding photographer based in Roseville, CA - Pyxie Studios. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 and has kicked cancer in the tush with the same gusto she puts into her work. Pyxie also has had a lifelong passion with music and dancing. She found that the combination helped greatly with healing her physically and spiritually during and after her bout with cancer.

Music & Motion

Ready? Set. Dance! My heart speeds up whenever I hear music. Whether it’s a popular song on the radio, an acoustic guitar player at a café, or the raucous made-up songs my husband belts our while cooking dinner…the beat, the rhythms, and the melodies instantly makes my heart lighten up and my soul come alive! […]

Following Happiness

First comes love…then comes marriage…then comes a baby in a carriage! That phrase loops in my head as I look at my work calendar. Engagement session here, wedding there, newborn session later. It really is a continuous cycle of excitement! As a photographer I have the wondrous opportunity to capture the story of families. I […]

Art Workshop in March

What do you get when you combine Adventures in Photography, Therapeutic Art and Writing As A Path To Healing? A couple of hours filled with fun and creative time with friends!   The three expressive arts muses from Wellness Within are joining forces and planning several workshops to give everyone a taste of our healing […]