FOR BRIDES: You went to a bridal expo, now what?

January 1, 2020

The idea for this post popped into my head when I was brainstorming up blog ideas. The months of January – March are the most popular times for bridal shows and expos. The interwebs contain lots of information about how to prepare for and get the most out of a wedding expo. However, I didn’t […]

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Rebecca & Patrick had such a beautiful engagement session at Ivy Creek Park here in Lynchburg and wanted to get a big gallery wrap to display one of their favorite images! I love that the canvas wraps are thick and come ready to hang!

Rebecca & Patrick’s Canvas Gallery Wrap

September 23, 2016

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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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In honor of Father’s Day yesterday, I wanted to share some of my favorite father daughter moments from some of my Jae Studios brides and their dads as well as several weddings I’ve assisted on over the past three years!  Each dad is different –  some dads’ shed tears, others absorb the day quietly, and still others offer support […]

Happy Father’s Day

June 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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When of my best friend’s had their first daughter, I knew that I wanted to photograph them as a new family! To this day, it’s one of my favorite sessions! I was even more thrilled that I helped them design an album for them to keep! It’s classic and all black and white spreads! They […]

The Berntsen Family Album

September 23, 2013

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PERSONAL | March Holiday Traditions

April 2, 2013

Since the Easter and St. Patrick’s Day holidays both happen to fall into the month of March this year, I thought I would share in this post how I celebrated those days in our house this year. I knew that two of my sister’s would be eating dinner with us this year for St. Patrick’s […]

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