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A West Point Wedding Filled With Love: Katie + Jimm

Jimm and I met for coffee about a month before he and Katie were married at West Point.  We had spoken on the phone a few times, but he and Katie were planning their wedding from Virginia and Georgia, respectively, while she was finishing law school.  The thing that really struck me about speaking with Jimm was how apparent his love for Katie was.  He was really excited to marry her, of course, but he was also incredibly conscious of how hard she was working in school, and he was very>>

A Romantic Botanical Garden Wedding: Tara + Vathsa

Vathsa thought Tara looked familiar when he passed her one day at work, so he wasn’t surprised to find out they had worked at another hospital previously at the same time.  Both of them were surprised, however, to find that out of all of the buildings in Manhattan, their apartments just happened to be in the same one.  Two places of work and the same apartment building?  What are the odds?  Stories like theirs, those that have intertwined so much before they even begin, are what make me>>

An Intimate West Point Wedding: Julie + Luis-Miguel

Luis-Miguel waited four years to graduate from West Point and become a commissioned officer of the United States Army.  Four years seemed like forever during that first week of Beast, but on Sunday as he looked out over Trophy Point, he couldn’t quite wrap his head around how it all happened so fast.  The best part of graduating from West Point, though?  Finally getting to marry his best friend and soul mate, Julie.  After eight years together, five of which spanned the distance>>

 

 


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What People Are Saying…

2014-05-09_0017 Jackie was such a pleasant vendor to work with!  She replied quickly to any questions or concerns I had during the planning process (which was great because we lived overseas) and she has such a fun personality!  The photos she took were absolutely BEAUTIFUL! She made us feel completely comfortable and natural in front of the camera.  The photos she took at our wedding are candid and show how much fun absolutely everyone was having at our wedding.  I would choose her to photograph our wedding again because she made the experience so wonderful.  Thank you Jackie!!!!!
Rachel & Bradley
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Can we say GOOSEBUMPS!?!!! WOWZA!! I AM SO EXCITED I FOUND OUR PHOTOGRAPHER FOR LIFE! In all seriousness, this photo made me cry..I knew you would be able to give us the beautiful photos I have dreamt of and having you feel like family on the first day of meeting you was a dream come true. I knew I was not going to settle for just anyone to capture our moments but for some odd reason, even though I never met you, never knew anyone who shot with you, didn’t even look at any reviews actually…just felt so right. I knew you were something special Jackie, and I am so blessed that I have met a beautiful heart and person like you. Can’t wait to see the rest, my mouth is still open from amazement!

Julie & Luis-Miguel

2014-12-05_0033Oh, how I wish there were more stars to give! My husband and I were beyond satisfied with the service and pictures from JacPfef. Jackie was very easy to reach by e-mail, telephone, and text whenever I had a question and guided us through creating a timeline of events for the day. She just seems to think of everything and made the whole process before the big day so much easier! Jackie is reliable, creative, professional, friendly, and has a way of making everyone feel at ease and comfortable. She was able to get some extraordinary shots of the bridal party getting ready without us feeling like we were even being photographed. This led to some beautiful and fun candid shots! That’s another thing I loved about Jackie, she is really able to just capture the moment rather than focusing on posed and choreographed shots (although she did those too and they are amazing!). The pictures she and her second shooter took at the ceremony and reception allow us to relive the day whenever we look at them! Our wedding day seemed to go so fast and I was amazed to see some of the things that we had missed, but it’s all there in the photographs! I can’t tell you how many compliments we’ve gotten about our wedding pictures in addition to how fun and professional Jackie was while taking them! She also sent a link of over 2,000 photos that I was able to download and then share with all of our family and friends which was an added bonus! I cannot say enough about how pleased we are to have chosen Jackie as our photographer. We will cherish our photos for a lifetime!

Allisen & James

 


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Our New Studio!

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Behind the Scenes: That Time I Rode in a Fire Truck

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A Sexy Little Six-Inch Album: the Sultry Sessions

I usually like to share some of the interior photos of an album in these posts, but this one is for one lucky groom’s eyes only ;) This spring, we had two Sultry Sessions events.  I originally only scheduled one, but I had a few ladies ask to open a second date, so we did another one that>>

the Photo Gallery

One of the biggest questions I get at consultations is about file delivery, so I thought I’d go ahead and write a post walking you through it so that by the time you do receive the invitation, you’re familiar with all of the features! Let’s start at the beginning.  When you visit>>

A Wedding Guest Book: Maher + Nadine

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How to Get the Best Getting Ready Photos

You spend months – if not years – planning your wedding day.  You painstakingly pour over the details, and anxiously await the arrival, hoping that it’s going to be just as perfect as you imagine, until finally, it’s here!  And it’s all happening so fast! Your wedding>>