Baby Elvie’s Fresh 48 Story ~ Marion Indiana Newborn Photographer

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I’m soooooo in love with Baby Elvie and her Fresh 48 photography session. This was my first time visiting the labor and delivery ward of Marion General Hospital and it didn’t disappoint. The recovery room was a beautiful mint green and it went soooo well with Elvie’s white muslin swaddle and big bow. I was even able to sneak in a little bit of video which you can find below <3 

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Congratulations Andrea & Kyle, she is beautiful!

 

Maylee’s Newborn Story ~ Kokomo & Indianapolis Newborn Photographer

kokomo newborn photographerMiss Maylee is no stranger to the JNP blog. We shared her Fresh 48 photography session last month, showcasing all of those early newborn memories. Now she’s back because I couldn’t help but share her sweet face again. Her cute little stork bite and her mamas color choices from the JNP Kokomo photography studio made her session a favorite. Also she TOTALLY gave me the stink eye during one of her poses and I giggle every time I see it(I posted it below). And her adorable big sister, could she be any cuter?!

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Katie & Skyler ~ Legacy Barn Kokomo Indiana Wedding Photography

My goodness what. a. wedding. Maybe I just get super lucky but my Bride and Grooms have been phenominal this year and Katie and Skyler were no exception. 

First off, Skyler is crazy in love with Katie. Secondly, Katie is crazy in love with Skyler. The end? I mean seriously, it’s so true! There really isn’t much to say, I can’t tell you guys how oodles and oodles in love these guys are!

Their first look was sooooo full of emotions, poor Skyler was crying before he even turned around. And Katie’s first look with her Dad was equally as full of emotion. So. Much. Happiness. So many tears were shed this day, tears of joy, by almost everyone. Their families were genuinely OVER-joyed by the occasion.

My favorite memory from their day? I have two. 

First one was when Katie got on the Ural motorcycle and revved the handle on accident. I was standing in front of the Ural when she did and I’m sure guests have never seen me move so fast 😂

Second was a moment during their ceremony. Katie had to touch up her makeup several times during the day, because every time she had a tear run down her cheek, her makeup would go with it. The ceremony was no exception to this, so when she started to cry, it turned into laughter! Skyler and Katie were laughing at her tear stain checks(which were BEAUTIFUL by the way) and almost couldn’t stop. It was a moment of pure joy and I’m so glad I got to witness it.

Congratulations Katie & Skyler! You guys deserve the world and I wish you all the best in this new life together!

All the wonderful vendors involved with Katie & Skyler’s wedding day:

Photography: Jessica Newton Photography

Venue: Legacy Barn in Kokomo Indiana

Wedding Planner: Crista Tharp at Blissfully Simple Events

Caterer/Food Truck: The Local BBQ 

Florist: Oberers Flowers

Baker: Joys Cakery

Dress: Beloved Brides

Tux: Louie’s Tux Shop

Bar: Wildcat Creek

DJ: Extreme Sounds

Videographer: Capture Hour

Sarah & Tyler – A Charley Creek Inn Wedding – Wabash Indiana

Sarah & Tyler are probably two of the most majestic people that I’ve ever met. Their sense of vintage style, their elegant but relaxed poise, their soft spoken words, it all makes you sigh into a sense of calm. Their loving demeanor towards their family, especially towards their nieces and nephews, will leave you feeling heart-full. Sarah’s creative side inspired much of her wedding, including her gorgeous vintage styled veil, which was made from an heirloom piece of her mother’s wedding dress.

So I’ll be sharing some of my favorites from their classic wedding, held at the charming Charley Creek Inn in Central Indiana. I think their letter swap is at the top of my favorite moments from the day. Sarah shared with me that the journal that Tyler wrote in, is a journal that they started at the beginning of their dating relationship, and they have continue writing in it to each other ever since. So it was only fitting that Tyler returned the journal to Sarah on their wedding day, with another love note before they saw each other down the aisle. Take a look below.

Alex & Chase ~ A Baby Bump Story ~ Kokomo Maternity Photographer

Winter is rough. But sessions like this remind me that even in the hardest of times, you can still find the beauty and fill your life with color. I had the BEST time getting to know Alex and Chase. Check out their photography session held in Peru Indiana.

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Sarah & Travis – An In-House Wedding – Kokomo, Indiana Photography

When I first met Sarah, I left our first greeting with a full and happy heart. Not only is she a kind hearted soul and stunningly beautiful, but she is completely head over heels in love with Travis. We met up at the Starbucks here in Kokomo, Indiana and she had told me a little bit about herself. She was currently in college at Ball State and Travis was away, training in the Navy. 

And now he’s deployed out at sea, and will be for quite some time. He came home for approximately two weeks for their wedding day, before heading out again just a few short days later. The sacrifices that our military(and their spouses and families) make on a daily basis can not be counted. It’s an unfathomable list. Small things that we take for granted on a daily basis.

During their reception, Travis’ brother Tyler gave a heartwarming speech and poem, that left most everyone in tears. He’d borrowed the poem from a friend who’s significant other had written about the hardships of being a military spouse and all of the thankless sacrifices that come with it. I was so moved by it that I had to get my hands on the poem, to share it with you guys. 

“Your boyfriend belongs to you, mine belongs to the military.

You haven’t seen him for a while, I will go months without seeing him.

You haven’t heard from him for a couple hours, I will go weeks without hearing him.

You may get mad and ignore his calls, I would give anything for just five minutes.

You may take him for granted. I do not.”

Tyler continued in encouraging Sarah to stay strong on the long and lonely nights for when our country calls. Travis and Sarah, thank you for your service. We wouldn’t be where we are, or who we are without you. 

 

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Anniversary Session Surprise ~ Kokomo, Indiana Photographer

 

Bethany and Graham’s faces have long decorated my website and blog. Their candid chemistry and obvious feelings for one another has always left me with a full heart. And their daughter(who just turned one this past year)has the BIGGEST smiles and it’s always rewarding when I receive a visit from them.

Bethany contacted me a few months back, wanting to plan an anniversary session in celebration of their 2nd year together. But with an added surprise. They were expecting baby #2! She wanted to preserve the memories of telling the news to Graham, by sharing it with him during our session together, with a pregnancy reveal.

Towards the end of their session, the sun was setting just over the cliffs of France Park in Logansport Indiana. And I asked them to turn around and think for a moment about what their favorite memory of 2017 and their 2nd year of marriage had been so far. Bethany had her answer 🙂 And the rest is preserved in history. Enjoy these sweet memories friends.  

Little Valentine – Kokomo Indiana Newborn Photographer

I just had to feature this sweet girl on Valentine’s Day with her blush palette session. Take a peek!

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Pastel Inspired Wedding ~ Hawthorns Country Club Fishers, Indiana

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Anyone else loooooove pastels? And donuts as an optional wedding treat? YES. See more of this lovely styled wedding below.

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Thanks to all of the wonderful vendors that made this day possible!

Photography by: Jessica Newton Photography

Venue: The Hawthorns Golf and Country Club
Dress & Tux: Bridal Superstore of Indianapolis, Indiana
Makeup: Moriah Justin
Hair: Allison Linnae Hair
Macaroons: Etta’s Gooey Goodies
Decor: The Borrowed Boutique
Cake: Classic Cakes
Stationary: Blu3 Designs
Donuts: The Dancing Donut
Florals: Bokay Florist
Decor: Indiana Wedding Decorators

 

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The Thieke Family

Ah Fall.

There’s not much better. The colors, the cool crisp air, little pink noses, and warm coffee in cold hands. 

The Thieke family hit a huge milestone this Fall, and their big girl turned ONE! And they wanted to remember her first year’s memories by celebrating with a family session. Check out our fall session together below.

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