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Recently engaged and now looking for the perfect spot for your engagement session photos? Here’s a list of my favorites and a little bit as to why I love them. Downtown South Bend South Bend has an almost infinite number of spots to take your engagement photos at. There are murals, eateries, events, art, it’s […]


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Planning a wedding can be tough, but it doesn’t always have to be. If you’re wondering how do I plan a wedding, here’s a few tips that might help.   1. Plan early, be thankful later The sooner you begin the planning process, the less stress you’ll have on your wedding day. Create a focused […]


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Location, location, location. It’s not the most important part of your engagement photography session, but it can have a big impact on how your images turn out. Choosing the right location for you as a couple may require some thought and compromise, but it will be worth it to get images you love.   Pick […]


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A South Bend Wedding Photographer’s Perspective on These Types of Weddings What defines any one of them, the Elopement, the Minimony (Mini Ceremony) or the Micro Wedding? Here are a few ideas on what each of these types of weddings mean and which one would be right for you. 1. Size Matters… The guest list […]


One of the most common questions engaged couples ask me is this: What do I wear for my engagement session? And it’s an important question! After all, these photos are often used for announcements, save-the-date cards, and even as décor for the wedding ceremony or reception. Choosing what to wear for your engagement session can […]


Congratulations, you’re engaged! You’ve probably already jumped into Pinterest boards and wedding inspiration, trying to figure out how to make your day unique and special to the two of you. But have you thought about how to express your personalities in your engagement photos?   Don’t get us wrong, beautiful photos are wonderful to have! […]


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 WOOT! You’re getting MARRIED!! The check list of “things to do” when it comes to having a wedding might seem like a lot, but there’s some really fun things on it, and one of them is without a doubt your engagement session. Take this chance to have photos taken of you that represent who you […]


Tips for Your Micro Wedding in 2021 Since 2020, the wedding planning process has changed significantly from here on out. I’m here to share some good news, and give you the tips that I’ve learned throughout it all. Who am I? My name is Wes Jerdon and I’ve been a wedding photographer since 2012 in […]


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Micro Wedding Advice that Just Makes Sense Who am I? My name is Wes and I am the lead photographer of Westley Leon Studios out of South Bend Indiana. I’ve been photographing weddings for 8 years now and absolutely love what I do. Ever since 2020, it changed the way everyone is looking at weddings […]


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Do you daydream about the gorgeous wedding photo that you’ll be able to hang on the walls of your home? Wedding photos that you’ll be able to show your friends and family as they come visit or a constant reminder of the best day ever? It takes more than just a great wedding photographer to […]



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