Experience a luxury portrait experience and come away with a gallery of classic, timeless and joyful images.
Welcome! I am so excited that you landed on my website and that we may have an opportunity to get to know each other! If you are in the market for sun-soaked laughter in open Kansas fields, dancing by the river downtown in a spontaneous rain shower or maybe the last sun rays of your wedding day then keep on reading!
I am a portrait photographer located in Wichita, KS. My goal in photography is to capture moments in time that you will forever treasure. Timeless, classic, natural and joyful images are my passion. I want to make sure that when you look at your photos 20 years from now, you can't tell they are dated by a trendy filter from now. They will always be beautiful and timeless. I want to make sure you look your best, by directing you in flattering poses. And last but not least, I want to make sure your images represent joy.
Read more about me by clicking the arrow, because I don't always have a camera in hand. Sometimes it's a poodle, a margarita, my husband's hand, a latte, or the tow rope of our boat!
I was on my knees in the dew-soaked grass early in the morning getting a headache from the macro lens and still, I wouldn’t stop hitting the shutter button. I couldn’t believe the photos I captured. Those pin-sized water droplets looked like huge diamonds on the back of my camera and they sparkled like real diamonds under the bright morning sun. Five years later, I was photographing actual real, sparkling diamonds (minus the soaked through jeans) but it all started on that sunny morning in 2010.
I didn't start photographing weddings until 2015. But they are now my most favorite thing to capture. The details, the color pallets, the dresses and the locations all make me so excited. Though I still get geeked out with sparking dew drops on grass leaves.
I am now photographing beautiful people and spending a lot of time in my brand new studio. I love meeting, forming relationships and really connecting with my clients. So much so that some of my best friends are now past photography clients. People are always so weirded out by it, but when you think about it, I capture some of the most important, life-changing moments and these moments are normally surrounded by your closest friends and family. I get to know my clients so well that you guys feel like close friends.
A bit about my personal life:
I got married in 2017 to the man with the most beautiful blue eyes I have ever seen, Brent. Together we have 3 miniature poodles that are our fur babies. We live on a 5 acre area, where you can find an open field, a old barn from the 40s and my little studio. Our little piece of land is our happy place. We host a lot of parties, gatherings and love to have chill nights drinking a beer (or cocktail for me) on our patio with twinkling lights and a warm fire.
We even got married in our backyard. We looked at so many venues, but nothing felt right. We were able to set up our yard as we pleased, with lots of twinkling lights, fires and greenery. I can't really imagine doing it anywhere else. It's also why I do all of my minis in our yard, it works so great!
We spend most of our time outdoors when relaxing or having fun. When not in our own yard, we love to go to the lake on our boat. I feel I am living my best life when I am floating in the middle of the lake, with a drink in one hand and the hot sun hitting my skin. There's not much that beats boating with friends and chilling on the lake during a hot summer day. It's my favorite.
If you have made it this far, you already know that I love getting to know my clients as more than just clients. Send me a message and tell me about who you are, about your favorite people in your life, and all the exciting things that are happening. I want to hear it all! The more I know, the better I can serve you and make sure you get the absolute perfect images.
Had Jeanize do our engagement and wedding pictures and we were incredibly satisfied with her! She is definitely a trooper and made both shoots go flawlessly. Definitely would recommend Jeanize for ANY pictures you need taken. From 12 degree wind chills to over 100 degree heat indexes, Jeanize made sure our engagement and wedding photos went without a hitch, and turned out beautiful.
You’d be making a mistake to go with anyone else!
Working with Jeanize has just been the best! I originally contacted her for our Wedding in 2019 and she was so quick to respond and answer all my questions and was absolutely amazing the day of - our photos are absolutely gorgeous! Since then, we've had a couple mini sessions with her and are always so thrilled with our photos. I highly recommend her or any occasion!
Tara, bride and mom
Without a doubt, booking Jeanize for our wedding was the best decision I could have possibly made. SHE WAS FANTASTIC! I cannot say enough positive things about her. We had her take our engagement pictures and our wedding photos, and they all turned out so beautifully. Neither my husband or I am very comfortable in front of the camera, so it was important to us to find someone to help make us feel at ease. Jeanize definitely did this and so much more; we actually had fun having our photos taken! She listened to what we had in mind, offered suggestions, and ultimately made sure that the pictures ended up perfect. I don't think I will ever use another photographer again. I cannot recommend her enough.
Our wedding pictures turned out amazing and we couldn’t be happier with the way the look! Jeanize was so easy to work with and very professional about everything. She worked extra hard to make sure we got every single pose we wanted as well as sharing her own ideas for great poses that turned out amazing too. I would recommend her to anyone who wants any kind of pictures taken at all, she will do an amazing job for you.
We were lucky enough to have Jeanize as not only our wedding photographer, but also the person to take our first family photos with our son. Jeanize is professional, talented, warm, friendly, and efficient. I have had so many compliments on her work, and I can't say I have a single complaint with anything she has done for us. Thank you Jeanize for being not only ridiculously talented, but also extremely well priced!
Jeanize was so great to work with and is SO talented!! She did both our wedding and engagement photos and we couldn't have been happier with both. She made sure that we took all of the photos that we wanted and she had tons of other ideas! I would definitely recommend her to others!