Julie Bee Photography: Blog http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog en-us (C) Julie Bee Photography (Julie Bee Photography) Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:39:00 GMT Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:39:00 GMT http://www.juliebeephotography.com/img/s6/v144/u635398909-o906636155-50.jpg Julie Bee Photography: Blog http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog 80 120 The wedding of Jess and Graham at Succop Conservancy http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2018/7/the-wedding-of-jess-and-graham-at-succop When I met with Jess she talked to me about how much she loved the wedding venue; Succop Conservancy. You really can't go wrong here, it's just.so.gorgeous. Add in a funky VW Van theme, tiny daisies in the bride's hair, and a SERIOUSLY gorgeous and sunny day: you have pure magic. 

Now, it was a hot day. But no one seemed to mind. The guests were all smiles, and the groomsmen were allll laughs. I get lucky when I have a group that has as much fun as these guys did. I really enjoyed documenting Jess and Graham's wedding this weekend. It was such a fun day, so many laughs, and the fooooood. Oh, the food. Good lord they outdid themselves. 

 

These two lovebirds exchanged a letter to each other before the ceremony, and then we snuck out to the courtyard for their first look. 

 

And the EXIT! Graham just scooped up Jess and away they ran!  

 

 

jAZZ hANDS!

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Storm and Olivia Krueger http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2018/6/storm-and-olivia-krueger You couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day. Olivia and Storm are blessed in so many ways. The joy of their family and friends was ever-present, and I found myself teary during many moments of their beautiful day. There was so much happiness and thankfulness throughout the time I spent with them. It was such an honor. 

Much love,

Julie Bee 

 

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Riddell Wedding, Blairsville, PA http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2018/6/riddell-wedding-blairsville-pa I had the pleasure oh photographing this wonderful couple last Saturday. I was blown away by their kindness and joy. THey are the sweetest and most kind family you will ever meet. I spent a lot of time laughing and enjoying all the fun and dancing their guests were having. They had the best barbeque from Clem's, their guests were in for a real treat!  I haven't gotten a chance to photograph a fireworks display at a wedding yet nad this was an awesome experience for me! Enjoy the peeks!

xoxo Julie Bee 

 

 

 

We had the first look on a beautiful and quiet little dirt road near the venue, Amanda snuck up on her groom and surprised him!

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Meredith and Joe Nimitz Wedding, The Grand Halle, Johnstown http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2018/1/meredith-and-joe-nimitz-wedding-the-grand-halle-johnstown I can't say enough about these two, they are so fun, genuine, and classic. I was truly stunned by the dress, the HAIR; Meredith looked like she walked out of a magazine and Joe was pretty dapper himself! It was the general consensus that these two are pretty blessed in the hair department ;) 

 

One of my favorite parts of the day was the fabulous boots Meredith wore under her dress: When it's 12 degrees out, you have to be creative! The snow lent us a beautiful backdrop, along with the warm light of the setting sun over Richland Greens Golf course.

The day ended at the Grand Halle, and you can see the attention to detail Meredith has throughout the decor. The trees, the pinecones, the tiny white lights; everything was exceptional. I truly had the best time photographing this wedding. Their families, the love they already have for eachother: these families were truly so happy and joyful to watch Mer and Joe tie the knot. It really was an honor to photograph this wedding. So, true to my blog fashion; enjoy the love below and share to your heart's content.

 

XOXO,

Julie Bee 
 

 

 

 

 

 

We discovered that snow and dress shoes aren't a match made in heaven; but they make for some pretty funny pictures! 

 

 

 

Those BOOTS though!

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Jackie and Steve, Wedding peeks http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/jackie-and-steve-wedding-peeks I knew when I met Jackie that I was going to love photographing her wedding. She and Steve are fun and laid back. Their intimate wedding was an honor to photograph and I had to get some sneak peeks up! 

Enjoy!

 

 

He was making her laugh ALL day! These two are so fun :) 

 

 

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Yellow Creek Engagement Session Tracy and Josh http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/yellow-creek-engagement-session-tracy-and-josh I love Yellow Creek because of the amazing sunsets and the feeling of being at the beach. So naturally I was excited that Tracy and Josh chose this as their session location. We met at sunset, they brought their pups and some pals to help wrangle said pups, and we jaunted around to find the best spots and the best sunset light. I really love these sunset engagement sessions, so much glowry warmth and these two are so sweet and kind.

 

Enjoy!

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Sami and Kirk Wedding Preview http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/sami-and-kirk-wedding-preview I had the absolute pleasure of photographing Sami and Kirk's wedding last week. What a beautiful, warm and sunny day for an outdoor wedding! Sami was  the sweetest, kindest bride and was so happy and radiant. I really enjoyed getting to know this awesome couple and wish them much happiness and love!

Enjoy y'all!

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Olivia and Storm Engagement Session http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/olivia-and-storm-engagement-sessoin I love that Olivia and Storm wanted to plan a fall engagement session. I took them to one of my favorite spots in Indiana and we had a great time. No one fell down (winning!) we saw a few deer, and Olivia saved me from at least 3 massive spiders. All in all, a good photoshoot was had ! 

Enjoy all the fun images below!

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Brittany and Matt, Engagement Session, Jackson Falls http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/brittany-and-matt-engagement-session-jackson-falls When Brittany and Matt contacted me to photograph their wedding I was so excited to work with them, their fun personalities are just the type of peopeople I like to photograph! They had the awesome idea to venture out to Jackson Falls, which is where Matt proposed! We hiked out to the falls, and somehow i managed to leave in one piece LOL! I really enjoyed this session and can't wait to photograph these two as they tie the knot!

Enjoy! 

 

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Senior Session Tyler http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/senior-session-tyler I spent an afternoon with Tyler and his mom coming up with some studio shots as well as venturing around Indiana to some of the great locations the town has. We decided on doing something different and fun to reflect Tyler's interests, computers and gaming:) Check it out below!

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Senior Session Ben http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/senior-session-ben I spent the afternoon with Ben and his parents scouting out spots and creating some senior portraits that I love, liker seriously, i've already printed these on metal for my studio samples! He's a big hockey player so we started out at the War Memorial in Johnstown for some pictures on the ice and then headed out to some spots around Johnstown. We had a great time, a lot of laughs, took some funny pictures of his mom to use as blackmail (tee hee) and ended up with a killer senior session catalog for him to choose from. Enjoy!

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Tracy and Josh sneak Peek! http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/tracy-and-josh-sneak-peek I spent my evening doing a gorgeous sunset engagement session for these two, and the light did not disappoint! We have so many images that I can't wait to share. Most of my couples know I'm infamous for yelling "now give her a kiss!" and this time, the pups thought they'd follow suit :) 
Check out the cuteness below! 

 

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The Wedding of Anthony and Becky Kasinskas http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/the-wedding-of-anthony-and-becky-kasinskas I had such a great time hanging out with these two on their wedding day at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg, PA. I sincerely loved photographing this intimate ceremony at the top of the lawn of the Capitol, and the sun made a happy appearance near the end! The fountain is pink for breast cancer awareness month, which was really cool! We spent some time walking around the area finding beautiful spots to photograph the happy couple. I have many more to share of this fun day, but here's a few peeks for now!

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Engagement Session, Harrisburg Capitol, Jessica and Gene http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/engagement-session-harrisburg-capitol-jessica-and-gene Big throwback to my days of living in the Midwest - met up with my old BFF Jess to photograph her engagement to the tall and handsome Gene. Well done friend! 

 

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Ben's Senior Pictures Peek http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/10/bens-senior-pictures-peek Ben's mom is on pins and needles waiting to see some snaps from this fun day. It was H-O-T HOT HOT out and by the end we were all melting. But we had an awesome time and found some great locations in Johnstown to shoot at. I love that dad got us some ice time at the War Memorial, we have so many more from this session to share but here's a few of my favorites!

 

 

 

 

 

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Sarah and Mike Fisher Wedding Sneak Peeks http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/9/sarah-and-mike-fisher-wedding-sneak-peeks This wedding was seriously the most fun I've had with a bridal couple in a long time!  Mike struck a pose at every turn, he's fully ready for his modeling career. Sarah was a stunning array of sparkles and class and floated on air from the moment she stepped into her gown. This couple was so sweet, up for anything, completely having fun and enjoying every moment of their day. Photographing couples like this is what makes me happiest; I love working with fun, hilarious, and joyful people who are just truly living in the moment and well, whooping it up! 

 

Mike and Sarah chose to do a First Look at the hotel they were getting ready at. The quiet courtyard in the back gave us a beautiful backdrop of the Chestnut Ridge golf course; and we couldn't have asked for a sunnier day! 

Mike said his "allergies were acting up" here *wink wink*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We moved to the Country Club in Indiana to get some fun bridal party shots and some va-va-voom gorgeous images of the bride and groom themselves

 

Mike kept joking about how he and Sarah have been practicing their "dip" and he scared the life out of me when he pretended to almost drop her next to the pond at the club. I'm still recovering....

 

 

I was so excited to see their first dance. The couple told me they had never really danced in public before and they had been getting ready for the big moment. I think they killed it! Hi, can you say, epic dip?! Good job you two! 

Mike sang to Sarah the whole time they were dancing. Seriously. Girl, you got yourself a keeper!

 

Congratulations you two, from the bottom of my heart. It was fun, hilarious, sweet, joyful teary day, and I'm so happy I met you both.

 

May the wind always be at your backs

Julie Bee 

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Halfway to Home, Abe's 6 month milestone session http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/8/halfway-to-home-abes-6-month-milestone-session Remember sweet lil Abe? His newborn session was one of my favorites and we met up to do a baseball "Halfway to Home" session for his milestone. Mama brought all the kiddos who ran around with dad at the baseball field, while we snuggled up Abe and made him giggle. Nothing fazes this little guy, he's a smiler!

 

 

 

 

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Miss Presley turns 5! http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/8/miss-presley-turns-5 Well, I've been a-knowin' this little lass since she was a wee babe! And now look at her, she's 5?! I love seeing her every year, she's been one of my favorite little face, you'll see some of these images displayed at my new studio in Indiana. She's a ham, she's fun, sassy, and loves to model for her pictures. We've come a long way from our first session as a baby: i had to WORK to get her to crack a smile! Now, she's all grins! 

 

 

 

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Newborn baby girl and her awesome family http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/8/newborn-baby-girl-nad-her-awesome-family You might remember Marissa and Shaun from their gorgeous wedding last year 

 

 

Well, they have a new addition to their family! She's so beautiful and dainty and I really enjoyed catching up with these folks and chatting  about life after wedding! I hope you enjoy these images as much as I do!

 

 

I'm in love with mama nad baby images, they are so my favorite every time! 

Isn't this headband the cutest? 

Mama loves the coral vibe and so did I, what a great summer color! 

This beautiful little bed was made by Logan Brothers Carpentry, I love it! Great craftmanship and so unique

Now they're a family of 4! 

 

 

 

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The Wedding of Alexandra and Stefan Moreau http://www.juliebeephotography.com/blog/2017/8/the-wedding-of-alexandra-and-stefan-moreau This wedding. THIS.WEDDING.

Seriously, top five of my all-time favorites.

Alexandra has such an eye for detail, every bit of this wedding was her vision and dream and she carried it out to perfection. Stefan had all eyes on her, and how could he not, have you seen this girl?! She was a vision in her crystal draped semi-backless gown. Grace Kelly herself would turn her head to Alexandra's  custom headpiece and elegant mermaid gown. 

The ceremony at Zion Lutheran Church in Indiana, PA was followed by a butterfly release, and Alexandra's bouquet was too sweet to resist, with a few butterflies camping out on it for the duration of her family portraits. A reception followed at the Barn at Rayne Run, and the golden sunset took over the mood lighting, filling their first dance with sparkling glittery glow. You can't make this stuff up folks, it was magic. DJ Bob Rout with Third Wave Sound kept the night going strong and the bridal party made sure EVERYONE danced, laughed and stayed well past dark. 

I laughed all day with these amazing people and I'm really honored to have documented this momentous day for such a sweet and lovely couple. 

Alexandra and Stefan, may the wind always be at your back.

Cheers,

Julie Bee 

 

 

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