Jessica & James’ Engagement Session | Jacksonville Wedding Photographers


Why hello internet world.  Remember when I use to blog?  Well call me nostalgic, but I’m blogging again!!!! Sorry its been such a long blog absence, but it seems the busier we are, the further down the to do list blogging gets shoved.  I’m happy to be back up and blogging again, and am so excited about some of the sessions and weddings we have shot over the last few weeks.  One of which is this gorgeous engagement session with Jessica & James.  Can I just say its clients like these guys that melt our hearts and remind us why we love what we do.  Jessica actually found us months before she was engaged and wrote me the sweetest email ever about how much she loved our work.  She told me that the minute James popped the question she would be calling us.  She wasn’t kidding either.  While walking on the beach on Christmas Eve, James asked Jessica to be his wife.  The very next day there was an ecstatic email in my inbox from Jess who was so happy to announce she was finally engaged to the man of her dreams!  We quickly set up a time to meet and it was there that I absolutely fell in love with this couple.  They are so kind and genuine and completely in love with one another that it melted our hearts.  We knew right there that we were all a photography match made in heaven.   Jessica and James both understand how important photography is to memorialize their lives together and create art that truly expresses who they are as a couple.  When clients tell us how much they value photos and give us artistic freedom to capture them as they are, we know we are in good company.

We had an amazing time shooting these two back in early February.  Although it was bitterly cold, you never would know it from the photos.  They were so much fun to shoot, and although Jessica had been sick just days before, she seemed the picture of health during her engagement session.  Below are a few of my favorite images.  We shot these at the Treaty Oak in downtown Jacksonville and near the riverfront.  We can’t wait to see their wedding day vision come to life this summer.  We know it will be just as incredible as the couple themselves.

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The icing on the cake is their beautiful engagement guest book.  I love how it turned out.

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  • Audrey, 03.19.10:
    Audrey : Gorgeous as always! I love the book!
  • Adrian Hitt, 03.19.10:
    Adrian Hitt : SO FREAKIN' beautiful!
  • Candance, 03.21.10:
    Candance : Thats my gorgeous new sister and my brother. Can't wait for the big day. But you have already been our sister for 7 years and a great aunt to our boys. Love ya'll.
  • Jessica, 03.21.10:
    Jessica : Melanie and Brad we can't thank you enough for our engagement photos! We just got our incredible album and LOVE it --the quality is amazing! Thanks for everything, we cannot wait to see you guys on June 5th! :)
  • Kellie Kano, 03.22.10:
    Kellie Kano : Gorgeous shots, guys! They looks SO happy...
  • Lm-makeupartistry, 03.24.10:
    Lm-makeupartistry : Awsome work! What a gorgeous couple!!
  • Emily, 03.24.10:
    Emily : Beautiful!!!! I love the warmth & happiness in these.