Before I am a photographer, I am a daughter, a sister, an auntie, a friend. Maybe that's why I cry during every father daughter dance. I laugh at every toast. I well up when an Officiant pronounces a couple husband and wife. I buzz with joy chasing children around the playground. I feel awe when a newborn's tiny hand clutches my pinky finger. I draw from the emotions I have experienced through my own life's most precious moments to know when and how to capture those of others, and I usually can't help feeling overwhelmed myself! The emotional rush I feel when I'm behind the camera is what makes me love what I do. The joy I bring others through photography is what makes me do what I love.

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Happy Anniversary! Tara & Eric :: January 27, 2007

Happy 1st Anniversary, Tara and Eric! You guys are the best! Here's to many many more!


Lisa Stein said...

Jessica, that's beautiful! Really something different here. Love the writing at the bottom too. They must really love it, what a great idea to rework a photo for their anniversary. Reminds me a little of John SInger Sargent the way the black recedes into the backround, tho it's the goom. That's an artpiece and a keepsake, I hope you made it big!
(sorry if this repeats, can't tell if it went through)

Anonymous said...

Jessica, as always your work is inspired! love the image.
kim from kim and niki, photographers

Anonymous said...

Nice!!!! That image made me stop and stare.

Joan Evans said...

Oh Wow! Jessica this is wonderful work! You have such a range of styles.
- Joan

dougphoto said...

that's great a real wall ready piece of art for them. I love it.

Lauren Cohn-Frankel said...

What a great idea to rework an image for their anniversary! My urge is always to make things like this big, but in this case I think this print would look beautiful either as a small canvas print or metallic textured print, in a gallery mount with lots of mat space around it, to emphasize its vintage look and preciousness.

Great job! You have some lucky couples.

Tracy Bohannan said...

LOVE what you did with this image. Do you mind sharing your secret.

wiljax said...


This is a stunning image. Such power and emotion. It's always inspiring to see your work.

Edit: Thanks so much for your post! Apparently we were viewing each other's recent work at the same time!

susan solo said...

Jessica - GORGEOUS! I love the treatment on this image. I know they must absolutely love it. Great job!

Krista Guenin Photography said...

oh, that's just gorgeous!

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