Meet Jess

Hi! I’m so excited that you are here and I’m excited to introduce myself to you! When you are looking for a photographer it is so important to find someone who you will enjoy working with and being around all day on your wedding day. And that is why I think it is so important for us to make sure we click. I have a post all about my style and approach to a wedding day. This post is a little bit about me, my background, my family and my life.

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I was born in Northern Virginia and grew up with a very loving family. My childhood was all about Care Bears, Disney movies and 80’s music.

I met my husband at a Halloween party when I was a senior in high school. He was dressed as a hippie. Later that night we both asked our friend, Peter, for each other’s numbers.

I moved to NYC to go to college at Pratt Institute. I studied graphic design, advertising and photography and earned my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Direction.

I started my career as a Junior Art Director at a major ad agency in Manhattan where I got to work on campaigns for Puff Tissues, UBS Bank, Whirlpool and ThermaCare.

I lived in NYC for about 15 years and I miss it every day. The energy, theater, art, food–everything was incredible. Central Park (especially in the fall) is my favorite place in the whole world.

I got married in a small ceremony in Central Park in NYC on June 2, 2007. Getting married and hiring a photographer made me realize I wanted to be a wedding photographer.

My husband and I went to Paris on our honeymoon. We have since been to London, Southern Germany, Austria, Rome, Florence, Venice, and the Bahamas. We also love taking trips often to Miami and San Diego and taking our kids to Disneyland. We have trips to Hawaii and Banff planned. Spain and Iceland are on my bucket list.

In October of 2009, I photographed my first wedding. I vividly remember getting a very happy email from the bride after I delivered the photos and I burst into tears. This was going to work!

I absolutely love my job and feel so lucky every time a couple decides to book me.

We moved to Northeast Denver in 2018 and love living here.

My husband and I have three amazing kids: Ollie, Augie and Rosie. They fill our lives with joy, inspiration and so much laughter.

I think being a bride and being a mom has made me a better wedding photographer. I have gone through it all. I understand how overwhelming and wonderful wedding planning can be. I’m great with kids and families, understanding needs and complexities, being in control and being direct, but always kind, dealing with problems and being flexible.

And now, for fun, here are some of my favorite things:

Favorite Movie: Moulin Rouge
Favorite Food: Maryland steamed crabs, anything with chocolate
Favorite TV Show: The Office, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Currently Watching: The Bear
Last Concert: Maggie Rogers at Red Rocks
Go-to Restaurant: Anything at Stanley Market
Starbucks Order: Vanilla Latte
Favorite meal to cook for my family: Tacos!
Favorite part of a wedding day: When the couple walks back down the aisle after the first kiss! SO full of JOY!

Want know more about my style and approach to wedding photography? Click here.

Check out more of my work here.

Planning your wedding? I’d love to connect! Contact me here.












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