April 15
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I’m so excited to share our latest wedding with you all today because Amy and Ben are two amazing people.  They are so full of love for each other, their daughters, and their family.

Amy got her hair and makeup done at Vision Salon, then made her way to Bali Hai Golf Club to get into her gorgeous dress.  After which, we had some time to get a few nice bridal portraits and some fun shots of her and her twin sister & maid of honor.  Meanwhile, Jason met up with Ben at the fabulous Four Seasons Hotel, where he and his best man were getting ready themselves.  Amy and Ben wanted to keep things traditional, so they chose not to have a first look.  Ben saw his beautiful bride for the first time as she walked down the aisle.  After the ceremony, where Amy and Ben exchanged their own personal vows to each other, we took a golf cart ride to the beautiful golf course grounds for some portraits of the new Mr. and Mrs. alone together.

The reception that followed was full of funny toasts, dancing, and mingling among friends and family!

 

Vendor Love

Photography:  The Emerics

Hotel: The Four Seasons

Hair & Makeup Artist: Mina at Vision Salon 

Ceremony & Reception: Cili at Bali Hai Golf Club

DJ: Knights & Sound Entertainment

 

 

March 09
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Michelle and Grimaldy flew in from cold and snowy Boston, MA to sunny and warm Las Vegas to tie the knot last month!  The weather could not have been more perfect for these two love birds.  I’d been chatting with Michelle for months, so when we finally met the day before the wedding, it was like seeing a good friend.  Michelle is the type of person that lights up the room with her big warm smile and contagious laughter.  Grimaldy compliments her perfectly with his cool and calm demeanor.  Together, they make it work.

Michelle was getting the finishing touches for her hair and makeup by the talented ladies of Your Beauty Call when we arrived on the big day!  Michelle did an amazing job with all the details and I just loved the personalization she put into everything, from the bridemaids’ tank tops to their snazzy tumblers.  Time moved quickly and once she was in her gorgeous Maggie Sottero wedding dress, it was time for the first look with her soon-to-be husband, Grimaldy.  After some hugs and kisses, we met up with the rest of the bridal for a few shots on the strip before heading to Cili at Bali Hai Golf Club for the picture perfect ceremony and reception.

The rest of the day was a blast!  These two had the best bridal party with them and there was tons of laughing and joking the entire day.  Their day was filled lots of love and happiness, the way a wedding day should be!

M+G:  Thanks for having us photograph your wedding day!  We wish you a lifetime of laughter and happiness together.  Hope your honeymoon was amazing! xo

Vendor Love

Photography:  The Emerics

Hotel: The Cosmopolitan 

Hair & Makeup Artist: Your Beauty Call

Ceremony & Reception: Cili at Bali Hai Golf Club

DJ: Knights & Sound Entertainment

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February 13
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I’ve been working on something new for months now and hinting about it on our facebook page!   Well, the day is finally here and I’m thrilled to now be offering lifestyle and children photography, as well as weddings & couples. This is an entirely new endeavor and we’ll have an entirely separate website, facebook page, and instagram for my family photography.  Why not add another portfolio page to The Emerics and call it a day? Here’s why.   The  name for this new site is Jessie Emeric | Lifestyle Photographer.  Keeping it simple, folks!  But, as you can tell by the name, this is just me. Yup, Jason won’t be photographing the kiddos and families alongside me.  So, it just made sense to have a separate website for my lifestyle kids and family portraits, plus it’s a different set of clients.  Of course, Jason and I will most definitely still be offering the same photography coverage for wedding, engagement, and couples here!  We absolutely love photographing weddings together and nothing’s changing about that!

Here’s the deal, though, I don’t just want to offer plain ‘ol family portraits or stiff and boring photos of your child. No way! I want to offer families the same kind of happy, natural, and fun photos we offer our wedding couples. I want to capture the natural smiles, the belly laughs, the family connections. To me, photography is all about documenting life and life is unscripted and definitely not perfect. But life is oh so beautiful and if you let me, I want to show you how beautiful you and your family are, imperfections and all.

So, head on over to my new website and have a looksie, then go to the blog and enter the giveaway!!!  Up for grabs is one child, family, or high school senior lifestyle portraits session.

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Thanks so much to all the families who have already allowed me to capture a bit of their awesome families and kiddos!  I really am excited to meet many more wonderful families and kids who want something a little different to capture their loves! xo

February 04
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There’s nothing greater than two people in love.  Two people who are not only in love, but are also best friends.  Meet Jessica + Phil.  It was such a blast to get to hang out with them for a bit in Laguna Beach, Southern California.  These two really know how to live life to the fullest and enjoy every bit of it!  They work hard and play hard and are lucky enough to call SoCal home.