WEDDINGS | Kelsey & Jacob – Sneak Peek

July 17, 2015

Happy Friday everyone!  Tomorrow will be one week since Kelsey & Jacob tied the knot (they actually tied a knot in their ceremony!!) at Boxtree Lodge in Vinton, VA.  I wanted to share my top six favorite images from their beautiful rustic wedding!  Hope that it leaves a smile on your face for the weekend! Kelsey had […]

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I’m super excited to share this sweet engagement session on the blog!  Patrick and Rebecca are absolutely adorable together and I had so much fun at their session last fall!  We met at Ivy Creek Park here in Lynchburg, VA (quickly becoming one of my favorite places to shoot!) for the rustic lakeside backdrop and fall foliage!  I […]

ENGAGEMENTS | Patrick & Rebecca – a rustic fall Lynchburg session at the lakeside

May 22, 2015

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SENIORS | Emily, Brookville Class of 2014

April 23, 2015

Here’s Emily – just like I promised!  I met Emily when we started attending Forest Community Church a couple of years ago.  She is a 2014 graduate from Brookville High School here in the Lynchburg area.  We had a really fantastic session shooting in both downtown Lynchburg and at Old City Cemetery.  She even brought […]

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I met Katie back a few years when I photographed the E.C. Glass High School cheerleaders!  Katie was on the school cheerleading squad as well as some of my other seniors you may know (Taylor & Quintora!).  Katie and her family recently moved back to Bluefield, West Virginia and I was excited when they contacted me […]

SENIORS | Katie, Class of 2015

March 10, 2015

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4 Reasons to consider WINTER portraits

March 7, 2015

With all the snow we’ve gotten lately, I’ve done a little shooting outside during the weather!  It’s made me think a lot about why more clients should have their sessions in the winter!  Here are my top four! 1) The opportunity for SNOW in your portraits!! In Virginia, we don’t typically get a lot of […]

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A little back story – my husband and I have always had a passion for and been involved with high school and college aged students.  In March 0f 2013 God led us to Forest Community Church and we began serving as the college aged ministry leaders soon after. Last spring, we seriously considered relocating to […]

A New Phase of Jae Studios and Life

February 6, 2015

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WEDDING | Sam & Hilary – a late summer rustic barn wedding with mountain views

October 1, 2014

As they prepared to walk down the aisle that afternoon, everyone began to feel the excitement!  Hilary had a calm presence about her – she wasn’t nervous but the anticipation of the upcoming moments was growing!  She had so much joy!  You could just sense the love these two families have for each other and […]

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I want to share about an opportunity I had this past November to attend my first photography workshop.   I am self taught so I wanted to attend a workshop to further my learning and education in photography.  It was put on by Jessica of Jessica Mae Photographywho is based here in Lynchburg as well.  I […]

PORTFOLIO | Jessica Mae Photography Workshop Fall 2013

July 9, 2014

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