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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.

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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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Photo captured by my sister and soon to be Auntie, Ang.

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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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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 […]

 

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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.

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

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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

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

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Beau & Beth’s green and blue wedding | Santa Cruz, CA

February 28th, 2013

Beau & Beth are some of my favorite people.  Beth and I hit it off right away when we met over video chat to talk about her wedding.  She laughs so easily, has such a great sense of humor, and is a confident, strong woman… it’s no wonder Beau fell for her! A few things […]

 

Beau & Beth are some of my favorite people.  Beth and I hit it off right away when we met over video chat to talk about her wedding.  She laughs so easily, has such a great sense of humor, and is a confident, strong woman… it’s no wonder Beau fell for her!

A few things I loved about their wedding.  First and foremost, the wedding colors, navy blue and green!  The gentlemen’s outfits looked SO good, truly some of the best getups I’ve seen.  Secondly, I LOVED how excited Beau was to see Beth walking down the aisle towards him at the church!  Beth was stunning in her Pronovias wedding dress.  They were both glowing but I seriously think he was giddy.  It was wonderful.  Also I loved the rings, the church, Santa Cruz, the weather, the bride, the groom, the laughter, the joy, the dancing, the life-size cutouts of the b&g being brought out on the dance floor and getting down, Beau picking up a bridesmaids father and swinging him around, the ice cream cake (which Beau stole from his lovely wife and consumed a huge portion of it outside on his own while Beth continued to laugh and dance), and SO much more!

Beau & Beth, I’m so glad to know you two!  Congratulations on your awesome wedding and may your life together be sweet and filled with insane joy. 🙂

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

Photographer | Jennifer Eileen
Ceremony Venue | Holy Cross Church
Videographer | Black Dog Enterprises
Caterer | The Hollins House
Reception Venue | The Hollins House
Florist | Asiel Designs
Cake Artist | Baskin Robbins
Wedding Gown | Pronovias
Make-up | Reflection Make-up Artistry
Hair | Hairchitects
DJ | Good Times Unlimited

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Tanner & Brandalynn’s denim & lace wedding | Reedley, CA

February 27th, 2013

Tanner & Brandalynn held the loveliest backyard wedding last summer.  Thankfully, the dry heat that the Valley is known for was a killer that evening.  🙂 t&b took their wedding to a new place that I had never been.  That sounds so cheesy but let me explain… the couple decided that their wedding was meant […]

 

Tanner & Brandalynn held the loveliest backyard wedding last summer.  Thankfully, the dry heat that the Valley is known for was a killer that evening.  🙂

t&b took their wedding to a new place that I had never been.  That sounds so cheesy but let me explain… the couple decided that their wedding was meant for them, to be able to lead it, to praise God, to share with one another, and to be united in front of their close friends and family.  Because of this, instead of having an officiant they went ahead and got legally married (in the letter of the law) a few days before their wedding day at the courthouse.  Then they waited until their big, wonderful day to be united in marriage under God by performing their own ceremony.  It was so unique and full of love; it was perfectly them.

The whole day was beautiful.  Brandalynn used denim and lace as her inspiration with books, lanterns, and lovely flowers that graced the tabletops and the aisle way.  Family surrounded them with support and love making this whole experience seamless.  It was perfect and one of those days that I know the couple looks back on with tender, loving memories.

Congratulations t&b!  May your life together be full of sweet memories and may God bless you both.

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

Photographer | Jennifer Eileen

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John & Beth | The tiniest of sneak peeks | Julian, CA

February 18th, 2013

I loved spending this weekend with some absolutely fantastic people at John & Bethany’s wedding in Julian, CA!  It couldn’t have been better.  Just wanted to share a couple of images with ya.   There are much more to come!  So hold tight.  Until then, j&b, enjoy Canada!!!

 

I loved spending this weekend with some absolutely fantastic people at John & Bethany’s wedding in Julian, CA!  It couldn’t have been better.  Just wanted to share a couple of images with ya.   There are much more to come!  So hold tight.  Until then, j&b, enjoy Canada!!!

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Zach & Emily’s Hilton Garden Inn Wedding | Monterey, CA

February 8th, 2013

Life has been busy and filled with lots and lots of new things for me!  Needless to say, I’ve fallen behind in my blogging about (and updating my website with) all of the lovely brides I had the privilege of working with last year!  So I’m on a rampage to get all of those online. […]

 

Life has been busy and filled with lots and lots of new things for me!  Needless to say, I’ve fallen behind in my blogging about (and updating my website with) all of the lovely brides I had the privilege of working with last year!  So I’m on a rampage to get all of those online.

For todays post, meet Zach & Emily.  With soft pinks, blush, and pops of lime green they were married in Monterey, CA.  Emily’s dress was absolutely amazing… one of my favorites so far.  Their cake topper was darling (little wooden replicas of z&e), and the candy bar was filled with darling delicious things.  Might I add that I have never seen a candy bar swarmed and gobbled up so quickly?!  I couldn’t believe it.  I stood there with my sister laughing about how every single little piece of sweet tastiness was gone during the first dance.  No joke… I’m serious.

Zach & Emily, I love the laughter that was always bubbling out of you both and your wedding party.  Your joy, desire to have fun, and love for one another is something I won’t easily forget.  May your life together be as sweet and filled as your candy bar was!  😉

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Jacob & Kari’s colorful ribbon wedding | Joliet, IL

January 21st, 2013

Probably one of the nicest, friendliest, kindest, funnest people I got to meet in 2012, Kari is a gem!  I had connected with Kari via e-mail and video chat for the months prior to her wedding without ever meeting her fiancé, Jacob.  The day of the wedding my sister and I drove up to the […]

 

Probably one of the nicest, friendliest, kindest, funnest people I got to meet in 2012, Kari is a gem!  I had connected with Kari via e-mail and video chat for the months prior to her wedding without ever meeting her fiancé, Jacob.  The day of the wedding my sister and I drove up to the home where Jacob & his men were getting ready and after shooting some shots at the house we were able to drive Jacob & his best man over to the ceremony site.  It was then that it felt like I’ve known them for a long, long time.  Jacob & Kari are full of laughter, joy, love, and all other kinds of sugar and spice.  Seriously.  They are.

I would say one of the best parts of the day was after the ceremony when we were heading to the reception site.  Kari had this wild idea to go to the local carnival and take some wedding party pictures on the rides!  Hello, of course I’m going to jump onto that idea.  I love any type of ride or roller coaster!  Thankfully the carnival let the whole herd of us in without having to pay and we even were able to jump on a couple of rides to snap some pictures.  It was really awesome.

The whole wedding was wonderful and Kari’s personality could be seen all over the place because she made all of those details herself.  I loved this wedding and I’m so thankful that my sister and I got to travel to Illinois once again to shoot an amazing wedding!

Congratulations Jacob & Kari!  Welcome to California (they moved RIGHT after they got married) and may your life together be full of bliss.

Jennifer Eileen Destination Photographer

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

Photographer | Jennifer Eileen
Ceremony Venue | Bird Haven Greenhouse
Videographer | 29 eleven productions
Caterer | 176 West
Reception Venue | 176 West

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Daniel & Savannah’s golden engagement pictures | Clovis, CA

January 14th, 2013

Saturday afternoon was spent with this amazing couple!  I am so happy to be able to photograph Daniel & Savannah’s wedding this June.  I can’t even begin to explain it.  What’s so awesome about them is that I warned them that at the beginning of having their pictures taken it always feels awkward.  If you’ve […]

 

Saturday afternoon was spent with this amazing couple!  I am so happy to be able to photograph Daniel & Savannah’s wedding this June.  I can’t even begin to explain it.  What’s so awesome about them is that I warned them that at the beginning of having their pictures taken it always feels awkward.  If you’ve had your pictures taken you know what I mean… it’s just so strange to cuddle with your love while someone walks around you snapping away!  The amazing thing is that right when we started shooting, they just feel into one another and they were so natural.  It was a dream.  She glows around him, he glows around her… it’s a perfect match.

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You can see and/or order their engagement pictures via their online gallery at JenniferEileen.com/photocart

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Michael and Mallory’s Luxe Metallic Wedding | Montecito, CA

December 31st, 2012

Michael and Mallory… they make me smile.  I feel like I gushed about how lovely they are when I posted their sneak peek but I just can’t help gushing some more.  Their laughs are genuine, their love for others can be felt oozing out of them, and their excitement for each other is so refreshing! […]

 

Michael and Mallory… they make me smile.  I feel like I gushed about how lovely they are when I posted their sneak peek but I just can’t help gushing some more.  Their laughs are genuine, their love for others can be felt oozing out of them, and their excitement for each other is so refreshing!  I’m going to try not to focus so much on the couple because I think you would get tired of me telling you how wonderful they are (TRUST ME, they are pretty great).  Instead I’ll share with you some of my favorite parts of their wedding day…

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Their stationary was stunning… it set the mood for the whole wedding.  Designed by Lazaro Press in Santa Barbara using a laser cut design, everything from the save the dates to the wedding invitations to the dinner menu displayed a dainty elegance that was classy and romantic.

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Mallory glowed… not that she ever stops glowing, but this day, her wedding day, she was absolutely stunning.  One of the most beautiful things that the wedding guests never got to see was her grandmothers garter that she wore around her thigh.  It was beaded with dark, glimmery beads and was as heavy as a six month old.  I have never seen anything like it.  It was gorgeous.

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Mallory’s bouquet was stunning.  The soft, pale greens with the white roses made my heart pitter patter… What can I say, I’m a sucker for greens and whites!  The bridesmaids flowers softened their gray dressed with a soft pink while the boutonnieres were the coolest things but I have no idea what flowers were used for them.  Again, something I hadn’t seen before.

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At the end of the aisle, after m&m said “I do” they toasted one another with a sip of Bollinger Champagne.  The coolest part, thats their surname.  Such a sweet little detail.

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The Montecito Country Club was the backdrop for this lavish event.  It turned out to be a perfect day and everyone was so easy going and had a great time hanging out, taking pictures, and dancing the night away with the new Mr. and Mrs.

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La Fete Weddings put together the whole event making m&m’s dream a reality.  Using mercury glass, gold, silver, and bronze tablescapes, and having the soft pinks, blush, and white flowers made the reception hall classy and elegant.  I loved the textures of the plate chargers… those I could have walked home with and been perfectly happy.

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Finally, they danced the night away with a live band playing, a lavish dessert bar, and walls that changed from pink to purple to red.  It was a party like no other.  Michael and Mallory never missed a beat!  They were out on the dance floor enjoying every single moment of their magical day.  Congratulations my friends!  I am so thankful to know you two.  May you have many babies and lots of basketball games in your future!

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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 | Montecito Country Club
Dress | Paloma Blanca
Makeup & Hair Artist | Luna Bella
Videographer | Cloudless
Florist | Camilla Svenssen Burns
Wedding Designer & Planner | La Fete Weddings
Cake Artist | Sweet & Saucy Shop
Musicians | Dwight Kennedy
Caterer | Montecito Country Club
Stationery | Lazaro Press
The Band | The Cowling Band

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Brides.com | This Week on the World Wide Web | Jennifer Eileen

December 21st, 2012

Hey Brides.com, thanks for loving this wedding so much that you used a photo for the headline!  Brandon and Brett are the cutest.

 

Hey Brides.com, thanks for loving this wedding so much that you used a photo for the headline!  Brandon and Brett are the cutest.

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