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Jennifer Eileen Photography

I’m a girl who loves road trips, friendships, and laughter.  Coffee, chocolate and baking cakes from scratch bring me joy.  To my eye, wildflowers sprinkling the rolling foothills are one of the most beautiful things in the world.  These things may make me seem ordinary but these things make me who I am. Life is good, it’s short, and I want to make it sweet.

I am Jen;  a photographer, a dreamer, a laugher, and a giver.

Let’s do lunch.

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Spring Mini Sessions!

March 1st, 2014

Spring Mini Sessions | $175 Includes: *20 Minute Session * On location amongst the blossoms at a set designed by the owner of Inglenook, Lauren. * Select one of the three product options: A 16×20 Canvas Print Two 8×20 Canvas Prints or three 5×7 Mounted Prints

 

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Spring Mini Sessions | $175

Includes:

*20 Minute Session

* On location amongst the blossoms at a set designed by the owner of Inglenook, Lauren.

* Select one of the three product options:

  • A 16×20 Canvas Print
  • Two 8×20 Canvas Prints
  • or three 5×7 Mounted Prints
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Kingsburg Wedding

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Aaron & Chelsea tied the knot | The Grove | Sanger, CA

October 3rd, 2013

Congratulations Aaron & Chelsea!  Your wedding day was fabulous and filled with some amazing details.  I am excited to get all of the sweet pictures into your hands.  Thank you for a day filled with laughter, joy, and all around goodness.  I loved working with you two and everyone else (that means you Brandi).  It […]

 

Congratulations Aaron & Chelsea!  Your wedding day was fabulous and filled with some amazing details.  I am excited to get all of the sweet pictures into your hands.  Thank you for a day filled with laughter, joy, and all around goodness.  I loved working with you two and everyone else (that means you Brandi).  It was such a fantastic day.  May the rest of your days be even better. :)

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Scotty & Holly | Engaged | Fresno, CA

August 22nd, 2013

I simply can’t wait to photograph this couples wedding in October.  Seriously, how did I get so blessed?  I love their laughter, their silliness, their joy, and so much more!  I’ve had plenty of fun weddings and this one, I’m calling it, is going to be a blast.  Well done, Scotty, on snagging up such […]

 

I simply can’t wait to photograph this couples wedding in October.  Seriously, how did I get so blessed?  I love their laughter, their silliness, their joy, and so much more!  I’ve had plenty of fun weddings and this one, I’m calling it, is going to be a blast.  Well done, Scotty, on snagging up such a treasure as Holly!

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Aaron & Chelsea’s Engagement Session | Clovis, CA

July 29th, 2013

Aaron and Chelsea are tying this knot this September, I am SO looking forward to photographing their wedding!  They are fantastic to hang out with and we had a great time shooting them around Clovis, CA.  We even got to do a little unintentional 4-wheeling in search of a specific location.  Here are some of […]

 

Aaron and Chelsea are tying this knot this September, I am SO looking forward to photographing their wedding!  They are fantastic to hang out with and we had a great time shooting them around Clovis, CA.  We even got to do a little unintentional 4-wheeling in search of a specific location.  Here are some of my favorites from their shoot!

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Dave & Kara’s Wedding Sneak Peek at Crag Rat Hut | Hood River, OR

July 27th, 2013

Just a tiniest of sneak peeks of this luckiest of weddings. (Get it, lucky?  Horseshoe?!)  David and Kara, I’m beyond thrilled for the pair of you!  I’m so thankful that you have found one another and from now until your last breath, the butcher and baker can forever spice up the kitchen.  (He’s a butcher, […]

 

Just a tiniest of sneak peeks of this luckiest of weddings. (Get it, lucky?  Horseshoe?!)  David and Kara, I’m beyond thrilled for the pair of you!  I’m so thankful that you have found one another and from now until your last breath, the butcher and baker can forever spice up the kitchen.  (He’s a butcher, she’s a phenomenal baker; they’ll understand.)

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David & Ashley’s Engagement Shoot | Selma, CA

July 11th, 2013

David & Ashley were fantastic to photograph and I am seriously looking forward to their wedding next year.  I just wanted to share a few of my favorite images from their engagement shoot.  It was hard to select just a few but I forced myself to keep it simple.  You two are a gorgeous couple, […]

 

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David & Ashley were fantastic to photograph and I am seriously looking forward to their wedding next year.  I just wanted to share a few of my favorite images from their engagement shoot.  It was hard to select just a few but I forced myself to keep it simple. :)  You two are a gorgeous couple, I’m so glad you chose me to capture your love story!

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Maternity Leave | Little Lacey is late but will get here soon!

May 9th, 2013

I was due on May 5, 2013.  It’s now May 9th and my husbands birthday is in two days and this little one doesn’t seem to want to let us know who they are just yet!  Percy and I decided not to find out what we were having so we switch back and forth from […]

 

I was due on May 5, 2013.  It’s now May 9th and my husbands birthday is in two days and this little one doesn’t seem to want to let us know who they are just yet!  Percy and I decided not to find out what we were having so we switch back and forth from calling the babe he and she.  We would LOVE to know who we’ve been talking to for the past ten months.  But all in due time I guess.

While we wait for the wee ones arrival I will be taking some time off from work.  Please e-mail me or leave me a message but know that I’ll get back to you when the time is right.  My priority is first to my husband and to our child, work is going to have to wait for a bit.  I imagine that once I’m back into the swing of things I’ll be shooting a lot more newborns because I just know I’ll be enamored with my own sweet babe and capturing all those tiny wrinkles and sweet, gassy smiles.

Percy and I will post some sort of picture I am sure once Little Lacey arrives, but until then may your days be quite enjoyable!

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Kevin & Lyndi’s Appellation California Winery Wedding | Madera, CA

April 30th, 2013

Kevin & Lyndi had a fantastic wedding out in the Madera countryside at Appellation California Winery.  The day was filled with laughter (my favorite kind of day) and everything was beautiful!  I loved Lyndi’s color choices, the blush gave the whole wedding a soft, intimate feel and the ladies looked stunning in their soft pink […]

 

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Kevin & Lyndi had a fantastic wedding out in the Madera countryside at Appellation California Winery.  The day was filled with laughter (my favorite kind of day) and everything was beautiful!  I loved Lyndi’s color choices, the blush gave the whole wedding a soft, intimate feel and the ladies looked stunning in their soft pink dresses.  I also loved the guys suits.  So dapper and dashing… but don’t let those suits fool you, those guys are full of energy and I imagine trouble.  Who knows, I could be wrong. :)

I loved the details especially the heart shaped glasses that the wedding party wore and the luggage tags for guests to sign!  The dress and shoes, oh her shoes!, were stunning.  And the dessert table was to die for!  There was a slight vintage flare with the use of chandeliers at the ceremony and on the tables at the reception.  Those along with the large twinkle lights overhead gave the evening a romantic feel.

Kevin & Lyndi, you two are so wonderful and I loved being a part of your wedding day!  Congratulations on your new puppy and maybe one day, not in the far off distant future, I can say congratulations on your baby!  How fun would that be. :)  Ha!

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Jake & Raquel | Maternity | Fresno, CA

April 22nd, 2013

Congratulations Jake & Raquel!  I can’t wait to meet sweet, little Quentin.  It’s been so fun to be able to capture all these wonderful moments in your life!  Just a few more weeks!!!

 

Congratulations Jake & Raquel!  I can’t wait to meet sweet, little Quentin.  It’s been so fun to be able to capture all these wonderful moments in your life!  Just a few more weeks!!!

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Huffington Post re-features Bridal Guides 25 Wedding Planning Tips | Jennifer Eileen featured!

April 4th, 2013

Last week Bridal Guide featured a blog post by the lovely Heather E. Sharpe, Editor-n-Chief of Style Unveiled!  Two days ago Huffington Post picked it up and re-featured the article.  Slide four of the list belongs to Jennifer Eileen (that’s me!!!) and my bride Teresa who was quoted about not getting caught up in perfection. […]

 

Last week Bridal Guide featured a blog post by the lovely Heather E. Sharpe, Editor-n-Chief of Style Unveiled!  Two days ago Huffington Post picked it up and re-featured the article.  Slide four of the list belongs to Jennifer Eileen (that’s me!!!) and my bride Teresa who was quoted about not getting caught up in perfection.  So awesome to have my work shown on Huffington Post Weddings!

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Jamie | 2013 Senior Pictures

April 4th, 2013

Percy and I really enjoyed photographing Jamie in downtown Fresno!  She is graduating High School in a few weeks and plans to work in the Kinesiology world.  She’s pretty great, super kind, and has the loveliest smile.  Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!

 

Percy and I really enjoyed photographing Jamie in downtown Fresno!  She is graduating High School in a few weeks and plans to work in the Kinesiology world.  She’s pretty great, super kind, and has the loveliest smile.  Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!

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Chris & Natasa’s Orinda Country Club Wedding | Orinda, CA

March 27th, 2013

One thing that I love about my job is sending my clients different Questionnaires.  I get to have a tiny bit of insight to them at the beginning of our relationship.  It’s also fun to look back and see what they said, what their vision was, and to compare what actually came of their wedding […]

 

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One thing that I love about my job is sending my clients different Questionnaires.  I get to have a tiny bit of insight to them at the beginning of our relationship.  It’s also fun to look back and see what they said, what their vision was, and to compare what actually came of their wedding day from the visions they shared with me!

In the questionnaire Natasa was described as fun, vibrant, enthusiastic, funny, and detail-oriented.   So true!  She’s also caring, loving, gentle and strong.  I wish I had the words written by the couple about Chris!  Because that would be interesting.  I had nothing to prepare myself for this guy.  He is goofy, fun loving, he has a serious side and at first he can be intimidating even though he’s really not!  On the wedding day he was so relaxed and, surrounded by his groomsmen, was in his element.  Such a funny, imaginative group!

Natasa & Chris were able pull off their wedding vision.  Wanting a romantic feel, Natasa used cream, blush, and sage green to pull off the feel.  Along with the use of tons of gorgeous flowers everything was soft and lovely.

Natasa looked gorgeous on the wedding day (not like she doesn’t look gorgeous every day of her life!).  She just glowed the whole day long.  And Chris didn’t look to shabby himself… so dapper in his black tux.  Let’s just be honest thought Chris, Natasa stole the show. :)

It was a brilliant day, full of surprises, joy, laughs, and a ton of dancing!  Thank you c&n for having me photograph your wedding.  You two are absolutely wonderful!  I hope to cross paths with you again one day while walking through the streets of San Francisco.  May you have MANY brilliant years together and grow to love each other more deeply as each day passes.

Again, thanks to Rachel McNamara this wedding day was pulled off with no problems!  I am so thankful for talented photographers who give their time and support.  You’re brilliant Rachel!

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Orinda Country Club Wedding Reception

Jen's Cakes

Orinda Country Club Wedding Reception

Jen's Cakes

Orinda Country Club Wedding Reception

Orinda Country Club Wedding Reception

If you would like to view more pictures or order any please check out their online gallery!

Photographer | Jennifer Eileen
Ceremony Venue | Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Reception Venue | Orinda Country Club
Caterer | Orinda Country Club
Cake | Jen’s Cakes
Wedding Gown | Amy Kuschel Bride
DJ | 21st Century Sound

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Chad & Cori’s vibrant wedding | Clovis, CA

March 22nd, 2013

I love this wedding for multiple reasons.  First and foremost, the couple won me over at hello!  Chad & Cori are the kindest, sweetest, friendliest, cutest, etc, etc, etc couple ever!  I am thankful for couples such as these.  But let’s not focus on how much I love and appreciate them, instead let me share […]

 

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

I love this wedding for multiple reasons.  First and foremost, the couple won me over at hello!  Chad & Cori are the kindest, sweetest, friendliest, cutest, etc, etc, etc couple ever!  I am thankful for couples such as these.  But let’s not focus on how much I love and appreciate them, instead let me share with you some of the sweet moments from their wedding day!

Here’s some things that I LOVED… first and foremost, the location!  Are you kidding me?  A historic, bright yellow, ranch home overlooking the fields of Clovis.  It was breathtaking and dreamy, perfectly Cori.  Such an excellent backdrop.

I loved hearing Cori’s laughter with her maids.  Her joy is contagious and anyone near her could feel her excitement!  And Chad with his guys, priceless.  They were a goofy bunch and so easy to work with!  A favorite moment, when Chad sent his best man up for a photo shoot with Cori.  Let me back up, the plan was for c&c to have their picture taken before the ceremony but to never see one another so they stood on either side of a pocket door.  What ended up happening was the best man holding Cori’s hand, her eyes were full of joy, his were full of the thought of cooties, and then he stepped from around the door to face her.  She screamed and was horrified!  Everyone had a HUGE laugh.  It was awesome.  Don’t worry, we did have the real pocket door moment with the bride and groom.  :)

Cori’s hair, makeup, and dress were absolutely beautiful!  She had a fantastic team (Ali Hines did her hair, Dara perfected her makeup, and the dress came from Madeleine’s in Clovis)!  I wish my hair looked as fabulous as hers on my wedding day. ;)

I loved their candy table, the books, birds and flowers that adorned the tables, the band that played for the reception (one of Cori’s dreams and must haves for her big day), the engagement pictures that we took all over the place, and the multiple signs telling about their life and journey.  It was a perfect day and we made sure to end it with a sparkler exit.

I want to also say a HUGE thank you to Rachel McNamara for assisting me on this magnificent day!  Without her I don’t know how I would have been able to capture all of those lovely details and special moments.

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Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

Cori and Chad Wedding Photographed by Jennifer Eileen

If you would like to view more pictures or order any please check out their online gallery!

Photographer | Jennifer Eileen
Venue | Private Residence
Caterer | Luna Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant
Wedding Gown | Madeleine’s Bridal Boutique
Make-up | Makeup by Dara
Hair | Hair by Ali Hines
Band | Joe Lenigan Band

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Alex & Michelle | Engagement Sneak Peek | Reedley, CA

March 19th, 2013

A sweet little sneak peek from this past weekends engagement shoot with these love birds, Alex & Michelle!  Can’t wait for their wedding in November, it’s gonna be a good one.  I mean, she got her dress from Madeleine’s so you know she has excellent taste.

 

A sweet little sneak peek from this past weekends engagement shoot with these love birds, Alex & Michelle!  Can’t wait for their wedding in November, it’s gonna be a good one.  I mean, she got her dress from Madeleine’s so you know she has excellent taste. :)

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Featured | Bridal Guide via guest post from Heather at Style Unveiled

March 11th, 2013

Heather, at Style Unveiled, so amazingly selected images and text from one of my brides (Teresa Hart, you’re awesome!) to use on a guest post she wrote for Bridal Guide Magazine. I LOVE this wedding and the two pictures that are used are some of my favorites. It’s always such an honor to have my […]

 

Heather, at Style Unveiled, so amazingly selected images and text from one of my brides (Teresa Hart, you’re awesome!) to use on a guest post she wrote for Bridal Guide Magazine. I LOVE this wedding and the two pictures that are used are some of my favorites. It’s always such an honor to have my work published in all of this wonderful places!

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Levi & Ruth’s black and yellow backyard wedding | Reedley, CA

March 7th, 2013

Levi & Ruth celebrated their wedding day with an intimate backyard wedding with their closest family and friends.  With black and white and pops of yellow and green, the mood was light and enjoyable.  I loved that they held a morning wedding ceremony and picnicked together for lunch!  Mmmm, lunch.  (Did you know I was […]

 

Levi & Ruth celebrated their wedding day with an intimate backyard wedding with their closest family and friends.  With black and white and pops of yellow and green, the mood was light and enjoyable.  I loved that they held a morning wedding ceremony and picnicked together for lunch!  Mmmm, lunch.  (Did you know I was pregnant and expecting in the next nine weeks so food does sound good right now, especially the food that they had at their wedding… an egg dish, delicious salad, rolls, etc!)

I loved Ruth’s dress.  It was absolutely perfect for a late summer morning.  On her tables there were candies at each place setting and gorgeous flowers designed by one of my fav florists, Fleurie!  The flowers everywhere were darling and perfect; as always when Laurie, owner/gardner/artist, has her hands involved.

It was a sweet morning filled with joy and celebration.  Congratulations l&r!  Enjoy life together and may your love (and like) for one another grow deeper every day!

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If you would like to view more pictures or order any please check out their online gallery!

Photographer | Jennifer Eileen
Florist | Flowers by Fleurie
Officiant | Sam Estes

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Marissa | Clovis East High School | Seniors Class of 2013

March 4th, 2013

I really, really enjoy photographing senior pictures!  I loved photographing Marissa and having her boyfriend jump in for a few shots was a sweet treat as well.  Andrew made an excellent prop.  Congratulations you two; may the last few months of High School be excellent!  

 

I really, really enjoy photographing senior pictures!  I loved photographing Marissa and having her boyfriend jump in for a few shots was a sweet treat as well.  Andrew made an excellent prop. ;)  Congratulations you two; may the last few months of High School be excellent!

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Barry & Jessica’s Morton Arboretum Wedding | Lisle, IL

March 1st, 2013

I met Jessica in 2010, she was a bridesmaid in a wedding I was photographing in Joliet, IL.  She’s one of those bridesmaids you don’t forget, you know she’s there and she’s absolutely gorgeous, kind, helpful, sweet, kind, and on and on and on.  I was thrilled when she called after she got engaged!  Of […]

 

morton arboretumI met Jessica in 2010, she was a bridesmaid in a wedding I was photographing in Joliet, IL.  She’s one of those bridesmaids you don’t forget, you know she’s there and she’s absolutely gorgeous, kind, helpful, sweet, kind, and on and on and on.  I was thrilled when she called after she got engaged!  Of course I would fly out to Illinois and shoot her Fall wedding.  It wasn’t even a tough decision at all!

I didn’t have the opportunity to meet Barry until he picked my sister and I up from the airport a few days before their wedding.  He’s a perfect match for Jess… that’s why their together and married now.  Plus, I hear that he’s this amazing cook and now every time I look at their wedding pictures I wonder about the food he makes, and the hot chocolate that was mentioned in the wedding vows.  (Hot chocolate right, Jess?)

Some things I loved about their wedding… the location!  Oh my word, hello Illinois in the fall!  And HELLO Morton Arboretum!  This place is huge, gorgeous, and you can spend hours hiking around in the “wilderness” of it all.  Plus the colors on the trees, the rich green grass, the cool air, all of it was perfect.  Of course, there wasn’t a lot of rain the week of the wedding but the morning of the wedding it came down.  So plan B jumped into effect… an indoor wedding and reception.  It was still beautiful though!

I loved Jessica’s dress.  Thank you Vera Wang for creating something that fit her so perfectly and suited her personality.  Absolutely stunning.  The bridesmaids were lovely too in their deep blue sequined dresses.  I don’t think I had a favorite style of dress, I loved them all.

Jessica wrote notes to each of her bridesmaids on the bottom of their shoes… so clever and cute.  Plus she put a blue glitter heart on the bottom of the shoes.  It’s the small things. :)

Everything turned out wonderful and I’m so happy for b&j!  Congratulations my friends and I hope you have lots of little kids with thick Illinois accents.  That’s my favorite.  :)

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If you would like to view more pictures or order any please check out their online gallery!

Photographer | Jennifer Eileen
Venue | Morton Arboretum
Caterer | Classic Fare Catering
Florist | Heather Bos
Wedding Gown | Vera Wang
Make-up | Tamara Makeup and Hair Artistry
Hair | Lindsey Olsen
DJ | Your Night Production