We are a husband and wife team and we love stories. Hearing them, reading them, telling them, and capturing them. We consider it a privilege to be able to document amazing love stories while working side by side, strengthening our own marriage along the way. We love getting to know our couples and making a connection with the people we work with. Our approach to photography is genuine and natural as we strive to be fully present in the beauty of the moment so that we can tell your story as it unfolds. It is our goal to capture memories for our clients in the most natural way possible so that years from now, your grandchildren can look at our work, discover your story, and feel like they were there on the day that mattered most in your lives.

We believe whole-heartedly that classic never goes out of style and we're passionate about telling your story in a modern yet timeless way in order to create something that will last a lifetime.

We're so glad you found us and can't wait to hear your story!

We are Jay and Alex

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO

who we are

one

We met thanks to two friends but the first three times we met, we ignored each other. Having completely disregarded each other, we had even forgotten that we had met before. Eventually, we agreed to a double date and it finally clicked between us!

our story

TWO

The year we met we took a road trip out west through four states and drove almost 2,000 miles in four days. We talked about life, travel, and everything in between. We listened to music, admired beautiful views, and fell in love.

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THREE

It was so hot on the day that Jay proposed and when he tried to take the ring out of his pocket, he dropped it because his hand was so sweaty and the ring got stuck on his pocket liner. But it was a beautiful proposal because Alex didn't see that and Jay played it off like he dropped a coin and picked it up. Because he's smooth like that.

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FOUR

Once we decided to get married, we had been discussing potential wedding plans without much certainty or excitement until the conversation turned to the idea of a destination wedding. We felt like our planning came to a complete standstill when suddenly Jay said we were listening to a song called “Rome.” 

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FIVE

We were able to afford our dream wedding in Italy when Jay became a Jeopardy! champ back in 2011. You'll want to ask him how he lost on his second episode because you likely wouldn't have!

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SIX

We were married on a hot June day in Rome at the church of Santa Costanza, a 4th century church built under Constantine. We were surrounded by eleven of our closest family and friends who we still can't believe flew all the way to Italy to be there on our special day. We don't think we'll ever forget how much that meant to us.

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SEVEN

Our wedding song was "If You Were Mine" by Billie Holliday. We practiced the big dip in our living room for the end of our first dance and then Jay forgot all about it on the wedding day!

our story

eight

For our honeymoon, we travelled through the Western Balkans for over six weeks following our wedding. We took so many pictures on that trip that, years later, we have yet to still sort them all!

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NINE

We have a friendly competition going with the number of countries we've visited.  Jay is currently in the lead at 43 countries visited but Alex, at 37 countries explored, isn't trailing too far behind.  It's proven tough to catch up because we travel together now.

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TEN

Alex is the early bird, Jay is the night owl. Alex likes to plan, Jay prefers to be spontaneous. Alex likes a rolling suitcase, Jay won't travel without his backpack. Together, we support each other and chase our dreams as one.

our story

OUR FAVORITE THINGS

one

We met thanks to two friends but the first three times we met, we ignored each other. Having completely disregarded each other, we had even forgotten that we had met before. Eventually, we agreed to a double date and it finally clicked between us!

our story

TWO

The year we met we took a road trip out west through four states and drove almost 2,000 miles in four days. We talked about life, travel, and everything in between. We listened to music, admired beautiful views, and fell in love.

our story

THREE

It was so hot on the day that Jay proposed and when he tried to take the ring out of his pocket, he dropped it because his hand was so sweaty and the ring got stuck on his pocket liner. But it was a beautiful proposal because Alex didn't see that and Jay played it off like he dropped a coin and picked it up. Because he's smooth like that.

our story

FOUR

Once we decided to get married, we had been discussing potential wedding plans without much certainty or excitement until the conversation turned to the idea of a destination wedding. We felt like our planning came to a complete standstill when suddenly Jay said we were listening to a song called “Rome.” 

our story

Click here to listen to it!

FIVE

We were able to afford our dream wedding in Italy when Jay became a Jeopardy! champ back in 2011. You'll want to ask him how he lost on his second episode because you likely wouldn't have!

our story

SIX

We were married on a hot June day in Rome at the church of Santa Costanza, a 4th century church built under Constantine. We were surrounded by eleven of our closest family and friends who we still can't believe flew all the way to Italy to be there on our special day. We don't think we'll ever forget how much that meant to us.

our story

SEVEN

Our wedding song was "If You Were Mine" by Billie Holliday. We practiced the big dip in our living room for the end of our first dance and then Jay forgot all about it on the wedding day!

our story

eight

For our honeymoon, we travelled through the Western Balkans for over six weeks following our wedding. We took so many pictures on that trip that, years later, we have yet to still sort them all!

our story

NINE

We have a friendly competition going with the number of countries we've visited.  Jay is currently in the lead at 43 countries visited but Alex, at 37 countries explored, isn't trailing too far behind.  It's proven tough to catch up because we travel together now.

our story

TEN

Alex is the early bird, Jay is the night owl. Alex likes to plan, Jay prefers to be spontaneous. Alex likes a rolling suitcase, Jay won't travel without his backpack. Together, we support each other and chase our dreams as one.

our story

OUR FAVORITE THINGS

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running

Jay is a runner at heart and Alex learned to love running when she met Jay =)

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our wedding day

For our own wedding, we opted for an intimate ceremony among our closest family and friends and it was perfect! (Well, actually... Rome in late June? It was hot. Really hot.) Our favorite part of our wedding was that it was a true reflection of who we are as a couple, just the way it should be!

We love

where we've been

traveling

We have always loved to travel. Before we met, we had both traveled a lot on our own and those travel experiences were definitely something that drew us to each other from the start. It was on our first trip together that Alex knew Jay was the one!

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running

Jay is a runner at heart and Alex learned to love running when she met Jay =)

We love

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our wedding day

For our own wedding, we opted for an intimate ceremony among our closest family and friends and it was perfect! (Well, actually... Rome in late June? It was hot. Really hot.) Our favorite part of our wedding was that it was a true reflection of who we are as a couple, just the way it should be!

We love

traveling

We have always loved to travel. Before we met, we had both traveled a lot on our own and those travel experiences were definitely something that drew us to each other from the start. It was on our first trip together that Alex knew Jay was the one!

We love

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our travels

Cambodia 
China
Denmark 
Ireland 
Israel 
Japan
Korea 
Malaysia 
Northern Ireland 
Scotland 
Singapore 
Sweden

Argentina
Brazil
Monaco
Morocco
Spain
Switzerland 

Honduras
Hungary
Italy
Macedonia
Mexico
Montenegro
Netherlands
Nicaragua
PANAMA
PERU
ROMANIA
SERBIA
SLOVAKIA
THAILAND
TURKEY
VATICAN CITY

ALBANIA
AUSTRIA
BELIZE
BOLIVIA
BOSNIA & HERCEGOVINA
BULGARIA
CANADA
COSTA RICA
CROATIA
CZECH REPUBLIC
ENGLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
GUATEMALA

Sometimes we take car selfies on the way to weddings

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One of our favorite parts of a wedding day is when it's time for the first look. Jay sometimes likes to torture our grooms by delaying the big reveal. He always says something about “icing the kicker.”

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Alex likes to play tricks on the grooms, too!

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Some days we like to play crouching tiger, hidden photographer.

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“Stars and Stripes Forever,” anyone?

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We always love dinner time!! (Especially Jay, who often eats three meals.) Delicious food in the most unique settings!

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Once it’s cake-time, Jay makes sure no one is looking before he sticks his finger in the cake for a taste.

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If you’re lucky, you’ll get a free photography lesson during the reception.

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And a free dance lesson, too!

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And at the end of the day, we're always happy and thankful to be able to do what we love!

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modern and classic

with a little extra magic

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