I'm the one behind the lens most likely with a smile on my face + a laugh closely followed behind.
I'm based out of phoenix, arizona and I specialize in photographing graduates + love stories.
i love getting to photograph memories + visual life stories. the emotional, vibrant, unique, fun, detailed, in-between memorable moments that weave imagery into our great + beautiful life's story.
I truly believe I was made BY + FOR my Creator God. and I also believe I was made to create and photograph visual stories for the purpose of encouraging those around me. visual stories of people but ALSO visual stories of His Creation. I'll never get tired of seeing and photographing what He's made.
does my chocolate obsession really need an explanation?
enough said. :)
i love photographing all things related to your life story. and visual storytelling is just that - telling a part of your story using portraiture. my portraits reflect the love, emotion, happiness, and the real-life-in-between moments
that make up the nuances of your life's story. i photograph your story the way it was meant to be told - real...authentic...you. and i see beauty + importance even in the tiniest of details and moments.
in regards to your love story, CHOOSING A PHOTOGRAPHER TO DOCUMENT YOUR Life STORY IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT DECISIONS YOU CAN MAKE TO PRESERVING THE MEMORIES THAT SURROUND YOUR Love STORY for generations to come. what i do to visually tell your love story is one of the only things that will stand the test of time. long after your wedding dress is dry cleaned and boxed up, well past after the last flower from your bouquet fades, after each any every guest you've invited to be a part of your special day has moved on, even one hundred years from now, the portraits and stories that i photograph will be your window back to your treasured memories and crazy-in-love love stories.
I can't wait to visually tell a piece of your lfee story. let's get to telling it. :)
i say experience, because that's what it should be...an experience. and a fun one at that. :)
donning matching white shirts, gritting your teeth, tightening your shoulders and sneering the word cheese are not a part of a portrait expereince with me.
your portrait experience should be an experience that shows off the real you and I work hard to create a comfortable ENVIRONMENT to draw out your unique personalities + real emotion. those types of portraits are the portraits that I have on my wall in my home. the authentic giggles between my son and daughter...my husband and I having a moment genuinely looking at each other and remembering why we like each other. portraits of my extended family interacting with each other photographed almost as if without knowledge of the camera even being there.
real, authentic, genuine, fun, artistic...
that is what I'm looking to photograph during your portrait experience.
jen can make anyone feel like the most photogenic person in the world. she has such an eye for the most amazing shots and somehow captures the quickest moments like a little smirk or that .05 second moment that all the kids are smiling at one time!
jen!!! you are amazing. I am literally dancing around anthony in pure joy! oh my gosh, I just can't... anthony and I can't believe that is us in the portraits and yet we can - they are SO us! you're amazing and we can't thank you enough for the experience!
jen! I'm blown away. a good photographer will catch the scenes, they'll give you the taste and one can only hope that it's enough to bring back the whole flavor. a great photographer, though, captures the feeling, they give you the whole entire experience back to you; not the hint, not the suggestion, but the whole day, saturated and moving. thank you for being so beautifully great!
I am in awe! I am not sure how you did this, but you captured so many moments, so many emotions, so many things that I never ever saw, and didn't even know had happened - and yet, you were somehow able to immortalize them and preserve these treasured memories forever! thank you!
phone // 480.518.2224
email // email@example.com
residing in // phoenix, az + available for travel