Posted by jennifer in Babies, Portrait on September 18th, 2014 Leave a comment »

She was an angel. Normally during a newborn session a little “mess” happens as well as a little fuss, but not with Baleigh. She slept the entire time and was an absolutely perfect child. Lucky parents and she is so gorgeous! Those perfect cheeks and such a sweet nature! Makes me want to have more little ones:) They grow up so quickly and even in one month there is a big change at this stage in life. So glad we took the time to document her beautiful and tiny little self!ennis-blogennis-blog3ennis-blog8ennis-blog9

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Posted by jennifer in Bar and Bat Mitvahs, Portrait on September 18th, 2014 Leave a comment »

I’m so lucky to witness such sacred events as weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs. I have to admit Elise’s age is one of my favorites to photograph is often overlooked by families. We thought we would have fun taking some photographs before Elise celebrates her bat mitzvah this fall. She’s fun, confident and so so pretty! Looking forward to November with this awesome family!nachlis-blognachlis-blog3nachlis-blog7nachlis-blog15

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Posted by jennifer in Babies, Portrait on September 18th, 2014 Leave a comment »

His cuteness knows no bounds!  Oh my gosh, check out those glasses from Roman and Leo–an adorable boutique that specializes in nothing but clothing for little boys!  eubank-blogeubank-blog9eubank-blog3eubank-blog12eubank-blog15

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Posted by jennifer in Weddings, Weddings on September 7th, 2014 2 Comments »

Florist: Cher and her amazing team, Merry Me Events Event Planner: Cher, Merry Me Events DJ: Pat McKillen Church: Basilica of the Sacred Heart Reception: The Brick Cinematography: Iron Kite Films Dress: Monique Lhullier Shoes: Jimmy Choo Hair and Makeup: Nicholas J Salon Lighting: ProShow

wagner1On some wedding days every moment and detail seem charmed to me. From the halls of Notre Dame to living in two cities far apart, Michael and Nicole’s relationship came full circle on July 18th when they said their vows. Finally husband and wife and now living life together (in the same house!) is truly something to celebrate. Because of the long distance planning Nicole and I never met until their engagement session, which we shot in freezing weather on campus at Notre Dame. I knew instantly when I met them I was going to LOVE their wedding day. What I didn’t know is that all of the wedding professionals that created that perfect day, who were complete strangers to me, would become like family in five minutes. Typically videographers and photographers compete for time, shots and occasionally get in each other’s way (still love you guys though). That wasn’t the case with Iron Kite Films. From my home state, North Carolina, Neil and Sean were amazing to work with and we easily stepped aside for each other. I have to admit, I thoroughly enjoyed watching them film with their drone. Definitely a signature element for them! Check out their teaser film here.

Then there was Cher, owner of Merry Me Events, and her amazing team. Cher’s experience and joyful personality was wonderful, but her expertise and amazing organization alongside her talented eye for design was absolutely a breath of fresh air. We just “got” each other and it was great. What Notre Dame wedding would be complete without an irish DJ? Pat McKillen kept the dance floor going all night long and his smile is contagious! He was on America’s Got Talent–fun fact.The Brick–a venue that is on my very short list of favorites was a treat to shoot in. They have thought of everything and created truly a chic atmosphere for weddings!!! I’m in love with the look of the space and can’t wait to return to shoot there again.

I have to say that my Annie has grown tremendously as an artist, a photographer and wedding assistant. She’s quick to jump in and fix small details before I even have a chance to call them out and she’s developed an amazing eye for moments. I’m proud of her work, especially on this wedding. Many images are hers and when editing we are getting to the point where sometimes we can’t tell who took what picture and that is a sign that she is getting GOOD, really good. Great job, Annie! It’s been amazing working with you and I look forward to seeing what the future holds for you as a photographer.

I am just lucky and lead a charmed life as a photographer. Getting to share these moments is indescribable at times. Michael and Nicole, I wish you all the best!! Thank you for letting me share in your day and thank you for your friendship.

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amazing! Thank you for sharing!!!

Nicole Wagner says:

I was looking back at these and wanted to say another thank you! These photos are beautiful and truly capture our day :) Both you and Annie are amazing!


Posted by jennifer in Babies on September 7th, 2014 Leave a comment »

We love Charlie! She’s got a great personality and is always impeccably dressed. I had the honor of documenting Katie and Brian’s wedding years ago. It’s always fun to see couples return to the studio with their babies! Is Charlie a future Miss America? She would have the best mentor in the world as her mom is Miss America 2009. Our first Miss Indiana to take that special title!   When I first met Charlotte I remarked how much she looks like Brian, but I pulled up some images of Katie from a shoot a few years ago and have to say–she might be a mini Katie!  She’s so endearing!  Congratulations on your sweet baby girl, Brian and Katie!  blog_irkstamcrownkatiecrown_favs-0024blog_irk9blog_irk8blog_irk15blog_irk16blog_irk17 Can’t resist posting one of Katie…

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Posted by jennifer in Babies on September 3rd, 2014 Leave a comment »

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Posted by jennifer in Seniors on September 3rd, 2014 Leave a comment »

I remember capturing Doug when he was just a little guy! It’s hard to believe he is all grown up and ready for college. Hoping to watch him play ball someday! He’s really amazing at baseball:)blog_bergerblog_berger13blog_berger3blog_berger15

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Posted by jennifer in Babies, Portrait on September 3rd, 2014 Leave a comment »

Every bit as cute as her brother, little Miss Abby was so fun to capture! Can’t wait until her one year shoot and I really hope she keeps her cheeks!staples-blog3staples-blog9staples-blog5staples-blog12staples-blog10

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