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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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

Today I was supposed to be all set up and ready to meet and greet at the Wedding Expo in Dayton. I was so excited for this for a few reasons. Couples looking for their vendors still for their big day. So lets scoot back a few months, back to the beginning of 2020. I […]

I get this question often when discussing collections and add ons with Brides-to-be. What are these sessions for? What is the meaning behind them and why? Can these be done as a couples bridals?While all great questions, depending the region area you are in can affect these answers a bit. However, the concept is pretty […]

  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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