Grab two outfits and a smile. Let’s plan a late summer engagement session today! Brett and Lindsey wanted a few photos at their beautiful farm venue and some out in the woods. I love getting in the creek and splashing around. Nothing like cooling off in the creek for a late summer engagement session any […]

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I'm Jess Rene. An emotion seeking photo junky who loves traveling as much as breathing!

Spontaneous California engagement session for the win. Morgan and Nolan have a wedding coming up in the fall (my birthday to be exact). An adventure Cali engagement session was on the list! I knew from the start these two would be a blast! Native to Ohio, they moved out to LA about 6 years ago. […]

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Jess Rene Photos | Midwest Wedding Photographer

Most couples are cautious about adding on an engagement session to their wedding collection. I hear often, they can skip out or that it’s an expense they don’t want to spend. While I always under someone having a budget, understanding the value of photos to hold on to is important. Ask yourself if you should […]

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Ohio Wedding Photographer

First, is your love so strong a pandemic can’t even stop it? This question has been asked several times in the past few months. For instance, when your love is strong you do NOT let anything step in your way. Vow renewals are not just for when you need a pick me up for your […]

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Columbus and Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer

When you get chance to do couples, connection or engagement session you want them to be fun and exciting! Keeping them unique to the couples is best and makes it an experience to remember. Making it a new adventure is always best. When I got the opportunity to hang with Casey and Kayla for a […]

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Adventurous Couples Session | Chickadees Photography

When two people fall in love and giggle the whole time during photos, you can just tell their story is never going to end. Kara and Cody had playful hearts while splashing in the river for their engagement session. They were up for anything and didn’t care what I asked them to do. Getting them […]

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Kristen’s journey as a first time mom has not been the easiest, but has been an adventure she will never forget. While Kristen took on the mom role, she made the decision to breastfeed. This was best for their family. She worked hard to provide this experience for her and her daughter as she grew […]

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When plans change, you adapt. Lauren and Brandon did just that when their small intimate wedding in Hocking Hills change last minute to an elopement in Cedarville. Even though they were to have a small wedding of 25 or less guest, they felt it would be best with what was going on to protect their […]

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When you meet a wild kind of love in Miami, FL and you go to college at Miami University in Ohio there is a reason for that. Anyone can unite their love anywhere they desire (for the most part) nowadays. Grab an officiant, your attire and head out. It is 2020 and if this year […]

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A ceremony binds love. Some may think a piece of paper does, but it’s truly the vow you give to your partner during your ceremony celebration. Todd and Cristina did just that a little under 15 years ago. While their anniversary is in September of this year, the couple was super excited to learn I […]

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