There are so many reasons why, after meeting with several photographers, my now-husband and I chose Jonalee to photograph our wedding day. And there are infinitely more reasons why now, we are so very glad we did!
We were looking for classic, timeless photos that captured emotion and could hang on our walls for years without never looking out of style. She really listened to what we wanted and gave wonderful tips and guidelines for how to plan our day-of timeline to keep everything running smoothly. She wrangled our big families and all the kids for family photos so patiently and captured moments that made our families cry when we gave it to them in photo albums for Christmas.
It’s no secret that between engagement photos and a wedding day, there’s a ton of photos to be taken and my husband was very reluctant to say the least. However, Jonalee made us so relaxed and comfortable that afterwards he said not only was he not miserable like he anticipated, but he actually had fun during our photoshoots! As a result she was able to capture natural and genuine expressions instead of stiff, cheesy smiles.
Start to finish Jonalee was so easy to work with, always very prompt, professional and yet easy going and exuding such warmth and friendliness. She went completely above and beyond in every aspect. A few months before our wedding, when I was in the middle of the stress of planning, a package arrived with thoughtful goodies from Jonalee, just because! I was floored!
If you are a bride on the hunt for a photographer and are completely overwhelmed by the options out there, look no further! You won’t be disappointed in your investment with Jonalee and I can promise you, the memories she will capture will make you and your husband-to-be smile forever. //David + Beth
Your wedding day goes by so quickly with every moment feeling like it was mere seconds. You’re running around trying to entertain your guests and keep on schedule with all of the events. You really do forget to just take the time to look around and take it all in. Jonalee makes sure that even if you don’t, she will capture all of those moments for you. Our wedding was a magical day filled with lots of love. When looking through all of our pictures, we can really feel that love and it brings back the joy of our special day. Jonalee was there for every special moment and more. Her professionalism and charismatic personality made it so much fun to work with her. From our engagement photos to our wedding photos, she made what you would think to be awkward poses into something so natural. We could not be more happy with how all of our pictures turned out. Every picture seems like perfection and you just know that she put lots of time and care into each one. It’s amazing to know that whenever we want to be reminded of the joy and love that we felt on that day, all we have to do is look at the pictures captured by Jonalee.//Matthew + Rachel
We were blessed to have found you. From our very first phone conversation with you to right this very second, we knew we had made the right choice to work with you. You were AWESOME. It felt to us like you were part of of the family. You were there for everything but you blended in with everyone so it never felt to us like you had a camera shoved in our faces all night. We look at some of the photos and ask each other….how did Jonalee get this shot? I don’t remember seeing her at that time. There are so many wonderful moments that you captured for us that we didn’t notice the day of the wedding. The smiles and tears that you were able to capture melt our hearts. We would absolutely tell anyone that asks that they should hands down go with you for any occasion. Thank you…thank you…thank you….you are GREAT! //Robert + Chantel
You are the sweetest, most wonderful and talented photographer we could have imagined! Thank you so much for everything you did for our wedding celebration, not just take beautiful photos, but capture the perfect moments and bring such a positive and bright presence to every moment. We are grateful beyond words. // Andrew+Hannah