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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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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 […]


Wedding at St Joe Farm If you’re planning a wedding at St Joe Farm in Granger Indiana, you’ll want to check out this blog post! Jenny and Jesse got married at St Joe Farm, which is a historic and gorgeously rustic barn in Granger Indiana with stunning grounds. It was such a happy day and […]


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Any chance I can go to Chicago for a photography session, I’m down. Sarah and Justin not only had me photograph their wedding at Notre Dame, but also for their anniversary. We did a lifestyle session in their home around Chicago, with their kitty, Duke. He’s a little ham! After we capture some great moments […]


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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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South Bend has a lot to offer when it comes to photographing engagement sessions. When Patty and Ben confessed their love for all things nerdy, video games and tasty drinks, I knew the Garage Arcade Bar was the right place to go! Such a great spot and so many cool backdrops around the South Bend […]


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Rain or shine (which both happened here) nothing can stop this engagement session. Myranda and Brendan met me in St Joseph Michigan for their engagement photos and we had a blast! Our goal was to start around the downtown St Joseph and then finish with some photos on the beach. About 20 minutes in we […]


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Rustic wedding at the Blue Barn Berry Farm! Nik and Lucy had their beautiful wedding at the Blue Barn Berry Farm in Syracuse Indiana. The day was absolutely gorgeous out. Planning this wedding was a bit tough, being in the midst of a pandemic and all, but these two pulled it off spectacularly. Lucy got […]


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Danielle and Trey wanted to have their engagement session on the beach for their love of the outdoors but they also wanted to use Holi Powder to show off how much FUN you can have during your engagement session. Having at least two outfit changes really helped them get everything they wanted out of their […]



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