This wedding was unlike any other I’ve ever been a part of…  See, JoAnna was born and raised right here in “good-ole” NC and then went to college in California – where she met the man she’d marry, Rich. The two of them dated, fell in love and were married this past weekend at Gambill […]

Today we’re talking about making a connection with your photographer – a true, awesome, makes-you-wanna-hang-out connection. Of course you should look at past work, reviews, packages and a few other things, but it’s absolutely imperative that you really, REALLY like your photographer. You need to truly think they’re pretty cool – and here’s why. See, […]

This portion of the article just might be the one that I’m most passionate about! See, I’ve worked many weddings over the years and there is literally nothing that can get under my skin. Well, except one thing… Couples not being treated like royalty! I absolutely detest when couples aren’t treated like the rockstars they […]

Jeff + Lizzie tied the knot at one of New Jersey’s premiere wedding venues: Brigalias! It was a stunning setting and photos simply cannot convey just how breathtaking it was. The day began at Lizze’s home with hair and makeup, and then everyone began to arrive at Brigalias to begin preparing for the wedding celebrations.  […]

Let’s be real – when it comes to the world of planning your wedding there are always two categories to consider when selecting each of your vendors: full-time or hobbyist. Which do you choose? How do you make that decision?! Some couples choose to go strictly with one or the other, but a lot of […]

This portion of the article covers the three most common areas couples consider when looking for their photographer and will help you to better understand exactly what they entail.   Part 2: THE THREE P’s When searching for your perfect wedding photographer it is important to consider the “Three P’s”: Portfolio, Packages and Pricing. A photographer’s […]

Recently I was approached by Triad Weddings Magazine and asked to write the photo editorial for their Spring/Summer 2016 issue. I was honored to have been chosen and quickly began brainstorming just what to write about. There were literally hundreds of ideas that began to flood my mind, but I wanted something a little different… […]

Today is a pretty “monumental” day for JTP – it’s the 5th anniversary of the very FIRST wedding I photographed! Really – I can’t believe it’s already been that long. In some ways it feels like just yesterday… I hadn’t been in the “photo world” very long and I was determined that I’d need to […]

The JTP Photo Basics Class is here! March 12, 2016 – only $135! Don’t miss out! 

I’ve been working with some of the world’s greatest clients for quite some time now, and one of the things I “pride” myself in is an attention to detail. I tend to be far more detail-oriented than the average person, and that comes with it’s positive things AND it’s negative ones too. It tends to […]

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