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Meet the Photographer

As a little girl, I loved looking through my mom's old photo albums and reliving the fun adventures I saw in them. There is nothing that immortalizes a moment like a photo, nothing that captures the love and respect between people like how they look at each other in a picture. I never set out to be a photographer. I didn't plan to start my own business. 

I received my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work in 2009 and have worked in the field ever since. In 2015, my husband bought me a beautiful camera so I could stop using my phone for the precious moments I wanted to get of our children. In 2020, everyone's world shifted as the result of a global pandemic. My third and last baby turned 1 during this time- a huge milestone! I was upset that I couldn't have the big party with our friends and family like we had done for our older 2, and I was saddened by the fact that none of our loved ones really "knew" our newest family member. I decided to order a smash cake, a background, some photography lights, and do my own Cake Smash Session. What I didn't know at the time was how very much in love I would fall with photography. 

So here we are. It is one of my favorite things to do- catch the moments and give them to their owners to keep forever. Thank you for going on this journey with me!

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What Clients Are Saying

“We had an amazing experience with Jessie! She actually got my 4 year old to smile! And my husband (who almost never expresses strong positive feelings about professional services) thought she captured the best photo ever taken of our family! I absolutely agree, and we highly recommend JMPortraits!”

Jessica Scheible

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