Rose and Mike’s Turf Valley wedding celebration was one for the books! It’s been a loooonnnnngggg hiatus on the blog. Summer and fall were filled with weddings, families, organizing my small town’s FIRST Pride festival and many other adventures in between. Tons of posts coming up as my season, hopefully, winds down for a short time. Spring brings more families and weddings! 2019 brides… BOOK NOW! Back to this AMAZING COUPLE!

Rose and Mike are two parts of one wild and insanely fun soul and getting to know these two has been such an honor! Rose and I both grew up in Garrett County, and it was that small town connection that made us destined to meet. Their engagement session solidified that Rose and Mike were just the kind of people I adore capturing – laid-back, fun-loving, don’t-sweat-the-small-stuff folks. When you meet a couple that just understands your quirk and brings their own unique and vibrant personality into your life, you just hang onto them!

Thank you, Rose and Mike, for being authentically you and sharing that with me and your loved ones!

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Sometimes you need a pro for photos and sometimes you need that pro for other wedding day duties, like fixing the snaps on your dress! Thanks, Jessi, for second shooting with me and capturing some of the extra tasks I take on to help make your wedding go as smoothly as possible.

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Sweetest and most real vows ever! High fives on those, friends!

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A few shots near sunset. Keep dancing, lovebirds! Your love is beautiful!

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BOOKING 2019 weddings! Looking for a wedding photographer near Deep Creek Lake, Pittsburgh, Cumberland, or Baltimore? I specialize in emotion-filled, laid-back wedding photography that captures the real you and your REAL LOVE. Email me for availability.

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Jacqie Q Photography specializes in Deep Creek Lake, Pittsburgh, Frederick , and DC wedding photography and lifestyle family photography in Cumberland, MD and travels to capture love in Maryland and beyond!

 

  • ZACH AND SARAH

    Beautiful location!! What fun pictures too…especially reception! Looks like you captured this couple perfectly! Great job!!ReplyCancel

  • Bobbi

    HOLY BEAUTIFUL WEDDING BATMAN!! Her florals are out of this world amazing!!! The getting ready photos, the bride & groom portraits, the ceremony … I can’t pick a favorite! Love the Darth Vader dad and that their sweet pup was in the wedding. Beautiful work as always friend 😀ReplyCancel

Amanda and Clay’s hipster barn wedding was totally my jam! Held at Clay’s family estate, his mom worked tirelessly to create a rustic and hipster chic environment that was a big hit with the guests. Family and friends gathered from all over, including Florida and Colorado. Amanda and Clay have, after all, settled in Colorado in the gorgeous mountains! They infused their cool, outdoorsy style into every detail of the wedding. Check out the “honeymoon suite” below!

Capturing weddings of friends and their relatives always adds a special dimension. Amanda’s mom and I developed science curriculum together at Frederick Community College! As you can see, Amanda has so much mama love in her heart. <3 Pam is an amazing mama and scientist! Proud to be her friend.

These detail and  getting ready shots you see first are some of my favorites. They give the artist the best chance at being creative with capturing those pre-wedding jitters and all the chaos that leads to the ceremony! Months and months (and sometimes years) of planning come down to these last couple hours that culminate in a ritual where you pledge your love forever to the person standing in front of you. You want to remember those feelings, I promise! And, your photos will retell your wedding day story.

 

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And then it was ceremony time!

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Whoa, boy! Slow down a touch, Clay! 😀

Love when I can geek out with my couples.

Hellllooooooo, gorgeous lady!

I mayyyyy have scaled a tree for this perspective.

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A colonial-style home, a pond, ANDDDD this barn all on Clay’s family property. Amazing venue right in his backyard!

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HONEYMOON SUITE!

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Need a photographer for your wedding near Deep Creek Lake, Pittsburgh, Cumberland, or Baltimore? I specialize in emotion-filled, laid-back wedding photography that captures the real you and your REAL LOVE. Email me for availability.

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Jacqie Q Photography specializes in Deep Creek Lake, Pittsburgh, Frederick , and DC wedding photography and lifestyle family photography in Cumberland, MD and travels to capture love in Maryland and beyond!

 

When Shaneequa and Jacquetta emailed me to book their maternity session, I was more than excited to capture this milestone in their lives. As an equality-minded photographer, this session has SO MUCH meaning for me, for them or for progressive families everywhere. Not only are these two beautiful mamas about to embark on their journey into motherhood but they are also helping modernize the definition of family. The bonds of family are forged in pure, RAW love, and the way these two love one another is simply awe-inspiring and shows that love always wins.

Thank you for choosing me document this incredibly special time in your lives! Snuggle that sweet boy for me!
Love is love is love is love… <3
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Does it get more gorgeous than this? NOPE! These two are going to be the most incredible parents! 😀

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Best of luck on your journey together as parents. This little guy is the luckiest, and I’m so excited to hear about how he rocks your world.

Ready for photographs that freeze time and show your love? Contact me today to set up your session or to document your wedding story. Booking families and babies for late 2017 and weddings for 2018.

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Jacqie Q Photography specializes in wedding photography and lifestyle family photography in Deep Creek Lake, Cumberland, Frederick, Washington DC, and Pittsburgh and the surrounding metro areas including Urbana, Hagerstown, Oakland, and Morgantown, WV. Basically, I’ll go anywhere.

 

 

  • Jenny g

    Gorgeous maternity session- you can really see the love that they share! Congrats!ReplyCancel

  • shannon

    really really beautiful!! i LOOOOVE that first wide one of them on the dirt trail with the greenery. gorgeous!
    such a blessing in their lives and you captured it beautifully!!ReplyCancel

  • Bobbi

    I love the way you blog. This entire session is so money! So many genuine happy smiles. I love their love. Gorgeous work as always friend! 😀ReplyCancel

These two amazing little humans rock my world and make my heart so happy. I take this mom thing pretty seriously and escaping to spend moments with them at the ocean… my heart explodes. These tiny features are changing, and they constantly remind me that they’re growing up. Family trips are my favorite way to stop time and just revel in how amazing they are.

So here are three of my fave things: my dynamic duo. the ocean.

 

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Jacqie Q Photography specializes in wedding photography and lifestyle family photography in Deep Creek Lake, Cumberland, Frederick, and Pittsburgh and the surrounding metro areas including Urbana, Hagerstown, Oakland, and Morgantown, WV. 

  • how stinking cute are your boys!?!?!? and these photos are amazing!!! so so so dang good!ReplyCancel

  • How sweet! Moments with those kiddos are important!ReplyCancel

  • these are so perfect!! Beautiful and fun, and a perfect capture of their childhood. They both seem so old all of a sudden. You are such a good mama!!ReplyCancel

  • What beautiful images that capture the spirit of your little guys! Love them all!ReplyCancel

  • Every mommy should take out a camera and capture these moments. How precious! They will be so happy you took those in years to come. Im loving the color palette here. Your boys are adorable!ReplyCancel

  • Natalie

    Oh my gosh, yes!!! These photos are such beautiful reminders of special times. I cherish a photo I have of me and my mother and the beach. Fabulous memories, documented perfectly!ReplyCancel

Ohhhhh Harper’s Ferry you slay! I’m always on the hunt for new and adventurous locations for engagement sessions. Harper’s Ferry has been one of my favorite tiny towns to getaway to. The cool, hipster vibe downtown and the gorgeous sunset perfectly complemented Morgan and Brody’s fun-loving energy. Look at that sweet nose kiss!

Brody called me off a recommendation from his friend and one of my rockstar clients. We chatted and got the ball rolling on the engagement session and wedding package. The thing that stuck with me was when Brody mentioned that he didn’t feel photogenic. I think, myself included, that it’s tough to feel comfortable in front of the camera. I take my job in making you relax and have fun SERIOUSLY. Your photo session is not just about great images, it’s also about the EXPERIENCE. An upbeat, relaxed photo session is my goal each and every time. And these two are such a blast! I can’t wait to capture their wedding next summer!

Side note: Brody gifted these dresses to Morgan. Great taste, Brody! 😀

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Need a photographer for your wedding near Deep Creek Lake, Cumberland, or Baltimore? I specialize in emotion-filled, laid-back wedding photography that captures the real you and your REAL LOVE. Email me for availability. Let’s chat!

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Jacqie Q Photography specializes in Deep Creek Lake, Frederick , and DC wedding photography and lifestyle family photography in Cumberland, MD and travels to capture family love in Urbana, Columbia, and Baltimore as well. 

  • Megan Danser

    I LOVE these JQ!!! This location is perfection! And these two are the cutest. Can’t even pick a fave! Fab job as always JQ!! xoxoReplyCancel

  • Man, this session has so much variety! LOVE it! The water ones are great, and all that color in the middle ones… so cool.ReplyCancel

  • Natalie

    They are so adorable! HOLY COW those b&w shots on the water. So romantic and beautiful! Great job, friend!ReplyCancel

  • oh that beautiful light highlight such a beautiful couple!
    i love your processing on all of these!ReplyCancel

  • Oooohhhhh that LIGHT!!! What a gorgeous session, Jacqie!! You’re so good!! <3ReplyCancel

  • The light and this couple!! So gorgeous!ReplyCancel