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If there was a fire and you could only grab one photograph from your home, which one would you take? The photograph on the right is mine... my grandparents on their wedding day, full of hopes and dreams about the life they would create together.

Many decades after this photo was taken, when my grandpa was sick in the hospital, my grandma would heat up a pot of homemade soup every single day and take it to him, where they would eat together and visit over lunch, just like they would if they were at their kitchen table back home. He loved her cooking and she loved cooking for him. I remember visiting her once when I was ten and not understanding why she had to go see him every day. I selfishly just wanted to go shopping or help her bake her famous cookies. Couldn't she just go see him tomorrow? Years later, the reason why she did that clicked for me and it has stuck with me as one of the purest examples of true love that I think about often. The one person she loved most in this life was sick and she needed to see him everyday... needed to know she was still taking care of him and in that moment he was still hers.

MY GRANDPARENTS.

DAY ONE. 1946.

Whenever I see this photo, I'm reminded of their history. Of the start of their legacy together. Of the fact that my grandpa told my grandma he was going to marry her on their first date and she laughed and called him crazy. I'm reminded of the love that they shared. Photographs tell so much more than the moment that they capture. They tell the story of someone's life. 

xx. jen

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THIS IS NOT                           WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

are quintessentially 'us'.

WE HAVE SO MANY PHOTOS TO CHERISH THAT 

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- ANNIE, PAST BRIDE

OUR APPROACH

e know you're not like most couples. You have unparalleled taste & want your story told in a compelling, intentional way through refined, one-of-a-kind photography. You want an experience rooted in trust & ease. That's where we come in, providing not only incredible photographs, but a seamless, high touch experience for our couples that goes beyond the wedding day, from the moment you inquire all the way through the album design.

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EFFORTLESS

From the first time we connect, I'll get to know you & what you're looking for and you'll be able to get to know me & our style to make sure we're the perfect fit for you because you deserve an amazing, stress free wedding photography experience. Once booked, you'll receive an exclusive 70 page magazine full of inspiration, information and answers to questions you didn't even know you had.

On your wedding day, we'll be by your side guiding you through the process of being photographed naturally. Through our unique approach to posing and lots of positive feedback and reassurance, you'll feel supported and taken care of so you not only look, but feel your best in front of the camera. When it comes time to fade into the background to candidly capture moments as they unfold, you won't even know we're there.

JEN HAS SUCH A WARMTH ABOUT HER THAT MAKES YOU

FEEL SO COMFORTABLE IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA

- JACQUELINE, PAST BRIDE

Intentionality is behind every decision we make on your wedding day, ensuring your best interests are always front of mind. Whether that's selecting photo locations, removing distractions or the method in which we capture a detail or moment, we take on the role of art director to ensure your photographs will not only look as good as possible, but stand the test of time.

 

After all, your wedding photographs are the start of your legacy together and you want them to endure for generations to come and serve as an authentic representation of who you two really are. 

 INTENTIONAL

WEDDINGDAY MAGAZINE

BEST WEDDING PHOTOGRAPH OF 2019

EDITOR'S PICK

You have unrivaled style and your wedding photographs should reflect that. We set the bar at capturing images with a high taste level always aesthetically pleasing to discerning eyes. Our couples tell us time & time again that the quality and level of our photographs set our work apart from the restYou deserve exceptional images of your day to go along with a great experience. 

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MOMENT

Life is mostly lived in the in-between moments and a wedding day is no different. These candid, in-between moments - the ones that are authentic and real - are the ones that weave together the story of your day. After all, it's often the picture snapped after "the picture", when you relax and natural movement occurs, that tells the story best. These are the moments I'm shooting for and helping to facilitate on your day. You want images that actually look & feel like you - not the same staged boring wedding photos you see over & over again.

After almost a decade in the wedding industry capturing 200+ weddings, you can trust us to flawlessly navigate any scenario we may encounter on your wedding day - whether that's inclement weather, timeline delays or navigating family dynamics - so you can stay in the moment and enjoy your wedding day, not spend time worrying about your wedding photographs.

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JEN PERFECTLY BALANCED CAPTURING TIMELESS PORTRAITS

& CATCHING THE MAGIC, JOY & MOVEMENT OF THE DAY

- ELIZABETH, PAST BRIDE

STORY

We approach your wedding day in a holistic way, focused on telling a compelling, comprehensive story from all angles. This distinctive 360 degree view weaves the little details and moments in with the bigger picture. Our approach highlights those natural, authentic moments on your day so we can capture images with a candid feel that look like they could come to life right in front of your eyes if you just hit play. 

We wrap everything up with the final piece of your story... your heirloom wedding album - artfully pre-designed for you from getting ready all the way through the sparkler sendoff - so you're not burdened by the task of narrowing down your favorites. All that's left for you to do is swap in any of your favorite images & display it on your coffee table once it arrives.

 DRIVEN

 

IF THIS IS THE EXPERIENCE YOU'RE LOOKING FOR,

YOU'RE IN THE RIGHT PLACE

FULL SERVICE WEDDING COLLECTIONS RANGE FROM $8100 - $5500

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GETTING ENGAGED TO 

love of my life

THE

& PICKING JEN AS MY PHOTOGRAPHER

were two of the best decisions

I MADE IN THE LAST YEAR.

- NICOLLE, PAST BRIDE

01. DO YOU TRAVEL FOR WEDDINGS?

Absolutely, there's no where we won't go to capture a wedding day. We've captured couples all over the world from the history and architecture of Paris, to the beaches of Mexico. 

02. HOW DO I LOCK IN MY WEDDING DATE?

A signed wedding contract and retainer locks in your wedding date on our calendar. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive each year, we're not able to hold wedding dates without these two things.

03. HOW MANY PHOTOGRAPHS WILL I RECEIVE?

On average, you will receive around 800 - 1,000 photographs from an 8 - 10 hour wedding. 

04. CAN WE HAVE ALL OF THE IMAGES YOU TAKE?

Rest assured, we curate your final gallery to give you the very best photos taken that show the story of your day carefully curated in a way that won't overwhelm you while also not getting rid of any we know you'll absolutely love in order to give you a certain number. Discarded images are light tests, unflattering faces, duplicates, etc.

05. HOW LONG AFTER THE WEDDING DO WE RECEIVE OUR IMAGES?

Full wedding galleries are delivered an average of 4 - 6 weeks after your wedding day. You'll see some sneak peeks before then too.

 

06. DO YOU DELIVER MOSTLY BLACK & WHITE IMAGES?

The majority of your wedding photographs are color with only around 20-25% black & white! 

07. HOW MUCH EDITING DO YOU DO ON OUR PHOTOS?

All of your photos will be edited for exposure, white balance & tone, with straightening & cropping as needed to achieve our signature style. We do remove blemishes & any small bruises or bug bites on portraits, so no need to worry if you have a breakout on your wedding day! If you would like extensive editing done: changing body shape, swapping heads, hair, make-up or wardrobe fixes, removing objects from the  background, etc., we can outsource to a professional photo retoucher for you for a nominal fee.

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08. MY VENUE IS DARK. CAN YOU PROPERLY LIGHT IT?

Yes! We come to every wedding with the proper equipment & knowledge to light any situation. We can handle every lighting scenario with a one flash setup to keep our footprint small inside your reception.

09. DO WE HAVE TO DO A FIRST LOOK?

We do not require a first look. However, based on experience we have found time & time again that doing a first look makes the day much more enjoyable for our couples because it allows you ample time to spend with each other and with your guests without feeling rushed or sacrificing the amount of portraits you receive. Plus, who wants to miss cocktail hour taking portraits when you can be drinking champagne with your guests.

10. WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS ON MY WEDDING DAY?

We roll with it & you will still get amazing photographs. We always have a few clear bubble umbrellas on hand for you to use. Some of our absolute all-time favorite wedding photographs have been taken in the rain. They have a certain je ne sais quoi to them.

11. DO YOU OFFER VIDEOGRAPHY?

We're a photography only studio, but think videography is very important on a wedding day. We share our tried and true wedding vendor referral list with couples once they book.

12. CAN I GIVE YOU A SHOT LIST OR MY PINTEREST BOARD?

The only list of photos we work off of on a wedding day is the family portrait list which you provide in the wedding day questionnaire you fill out a month before your wedding. Trying to duplicate photos from other photographers or working off of a list not only pulls us out of capturing the moment and what is going on around us, but results in static, fake images instead of dynamic, authentic ones that capture who you two truly are as a couple. Trust is the MOST paramount thing between a couple and their wedding photographer and trusting us to do the job you hired us to do will produce the absolute best final product and best wedding day experience. After photographing weddings for almost a decade, we know exactly what we need to capture on your wedding day and how to capture it. If you like the photos you see on here, you'll absolutely love your wedding photos.

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 DELIVERING AN UNPARALLELED WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE FOR SOPHISTICATED COUPLES