Category Archives: Weddings

Choosing an elopement location in the Lynchburg area

For all those couples now including an intimate wedding or elopement into your celebrations, this location guide is to offer as much help as I can! I’ve put together some ideas for locations in the Lynchburg area that you might want to check out in your planning process!  *Please note that due to the coronavirus...

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Selecting vendors for your small ceremony & elopement

If you want to include some additional vendors but you aren’t sure where to start, this is a good place! If you still need to select a location, visit this link! *Please note that due to the coronavirus situation constantly changing, this information or actual availability may vary. I recommend reaching out to all vendors...

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John & Tori | A sunrise proposal and engagement session at McAfee’s Knob, Roanoke, VA

I love being a part of surprise proposals! When John reached out to me about photographing his sunrise proposal to Tori at McAfee’s Knob last November – I was all in! This was actually my second trip to up this section of the Appalachian Trail for a proposal it was just as awesome! John had...

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

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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Hannah & Isaiah – a summer engagement session in Lynchburg, VA

Hannah & Isaiah were friends first. They were introduced at a Tim Hawkins concert on the campus of Liberty University in the fall of 2016. People around them saw their connection and compatibility long before they did and thought it was only a matter of time. They were right. My husband and I remember the...

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Daniel & Amanda’s Wedding Album

I love it when my clients’ decide to add a wedding album to their package! It is wonderful for them to view their wedding day over and over again in a tangible way! Daniel and Amanda chose a navy blue leather to match their wedding colors! Check out a few of their colorful spreads from...

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WEDDINGS | Kelsey & Jacob – Sneak Peek

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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Happy Father’s Day

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...

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Maria & Aaron’s Anniversary Album

Maria & Aaron were in town to visit our family and it corresponded with their anniversary! So, of course, downtown Lynchburg was the location we chose! Love our little city! Perfect for anniversary or engagement sessions – the 8×8 size with thin mount pages is great for the coffee table or a bookshelf! The canvas...

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ENGAGEMENTS | Patrick & Rebecca – a rustic fall Lynchburg session at the lakeside

I’m super excited to share this sweet engagement session on the blog!  Patrick and Rebecca are absolutely adorable together and I had so much fun at their session last fall!  We met at Ivy Creek Park here in Lynchburg, VA (quickly becoming one of my favorite places to shoot!) for the rustic lakeside backdrop and fall foliage!  I...

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