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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 […]


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Finding the perfect venue can be difficult because you might not know exactly what you’re looking for just yet. There are a lot of things to think about; the number of guests, wedding colors, overall vibe, organizing the reception, lighting, decor, flow of the room, etc. but don’t worry, I’m here to help! Here are […]


Tips for Your Micro Wedding   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 the […]


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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 […]


Different Styles of Wedding Photography and What They Mean Wedding photography is not only one of my favorite genres of photography but it also encompasses so many different styles within it. There are different styles of “shooting” as well as different styles of “editing” or post-processing. With the “labels” they should help give you a […]


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5 Tips for Finding a Wedding Photographer I’m hoping to help give you a little insight on how to find a wedding photographer that truly gives a shit about you and your wedding day! (Hi, my name is Wes, I enjoy non-derogatory sentence enhancers ?❤️) You deserve someone who will not only take amazing photos […]


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Pinterest, The One Site to Brainstorm it All You’re recently engaged and it’s time to plan the wedding. Holy crap do I love Pinterest… Seriously… It’s amazing for planning, researching, compiling ideas and of course my favorite, wasting ungoldy amount of time doing all of that… Lol. Using Pinterest you’ll be able to get so […]



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