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A weekend in Pittsburgh exploring, jazzy company and an emotional wedding. Megan and Jon invited friends and family to join them for their downtown city wedding starting off with a rehearsal. I met up with them at Le Mont across town to scoop out the venue for the next day. The view was fit for […]

While the warmer months can provide a lovely atmosphere to enjoy for an engagement session, winter vibes are where it is at for some couples! This Stowe mountain engagement session was magically for Cassie and Brendan. A playful soul is all that is needed for a winter session. Cassie and Brendan met up with us […]

Couples engagement session at Stowe Mountain

No matter what season it is outside, enjoying a couples session in studio is fun. Brit and Liz ventured over from out of state booking a session with me. They found me from a recent session I had done in this exact studio. So why book an in studio session when it is beautiful outside? […]

Picking a location for your engagement session should reflect your relationship, Samantha and Richard did just that. They choose the Cleveland Museum of Art due to Richard enjoying the grounds and Samantha loving some of the most beautiful paintings inside. Sam has a spunky personality like me as Richard has a more reserved. These two […]

Engagement poses and prompts for any couple is helpful in front of the camera.

Most littles grow up dreaming of a fairytale wedding one day. Planning and prepping for a one time event in their life for such a huge milestone. Alex and Caroline had just that, a fairytale wedding at The Pinecroft. This historic estate sits on 18 acres in the middle of Cincinnati cityscapes and you would […]

I met Breanne and Nathan at a wedding a few years ago. Breanne was in the bridal party of the wedding I was photographing. Since then, the couple has booked a few sessions with me. One being a surprise proposal! I was excited when Nathan reached out and we got started planning. Nathan and Breanne […]

Your wedding day should be nothing short of joy, happiness and love. Every wedding day is different for each couple fitting their needs. The Dull wedding story is a bit different and one for the books. My day started off with getting my gear ready and pulling up Keshia and Preston’s timeline. I was starting […]

A gloomy wedding day filled with laughter, cheer and a bit of spooky. Ally and Tyler said “I do!” in the Pennsylvania Roaring Hills for their love story. A love story written for the books with these two. Read more on their day and helpful tips to have a beautiful roaring hills love story like […]

While packing my bags for Vegas, I was greeted with an email from a fellow creative. Heather from Taylor Made Photography was seeing if I was up to having fun with a beautiful couple and document their session as she couldn’t. I can not resist a good adventure couples session, especially in Vegas! While I […]

Everyones dream wedding is unalike. Your lifestyle is poles apart from the person next to you. Trends come and go! However, there will ideally be something that represents you that you will want to include in the big day. And when my good friend Jess called me up to come hang out and be a […]

A WEEDing Wedding

Grab two outfits and a smile. Let’s plan a 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 ways! […]

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 Dome Cove engagement at sunset 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Adventurous Couples Session | Chickadees Photography