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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 […]

Feeling the pressure of having to do a first look now a days? While this might seem more trendy and non traditional, there are some pros and cons to doing a first look. Your wedding day is approaching and with your partner you sit down to make your timeline. The question of doing a first […]

I had to almost pinch myself when Nolan and Morgan reached out for their pool side vogue editorial wedding celebration in Palm Springs for this past October. My heart almost shattered when they said I was out of budget at the time. Fast forward a few months, they called back! When they told me their […]

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 […]

When a holiday means so much to you and your relationship, it only makes sense to get married on such a day! Kira and James celebrated their July Fourth wedding with a bang not letting Covid bring them down. We were in clear to bring everyone together, but this was not the case when Kira […]

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

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

Elopements and vow renewals can be anywhere your heart desires. They are more intimate settings in meaningful, beautiful or charismatic locations. I had been talking with Kristen and Evan for a few weeks. We were planning and going over their wishlist for their special day in May. I like to help couples prepare and know […]

Ever just want to wander off and get married. Just being you and your boo? Did you ever just want to be done with the planning of a big day and skip it all to walk into your backyard and exchange your vows? I received an email early January from Kala. She was super sweet […]

  I have been a frequent blogger but I seem to loose touch every now and again. I vow to be better starting now! Life has always led me to keep a camera close by, and snap here and there. Believe it or not, I still have undeveloped film that is 23 years old! I have […]

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