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Weddings | Branding | Portraits


The winter months in Atlanta are such a great time to take advantage of an in-home couple session. Chad + Lauren’s was nothing short of amazing. On every shelf, table and space there was design that eluded modern, fashionable living. The neutral colors that decorated the home were accented with gold and greenery made it […]

Atlanta at home engagement session

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January 22, 2022

Hi friend I can’t believe I’m entering into my 9th year as a photographer! Hi Beautiful, I’m Renee Jael, founder of Renee Jael + Co, originally from Trinidad + Tobago, obsessed with Marvel, Caramel + Cheese popcorn + deep belly laughs. How it started ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I’d had an interest in learning photography + *modeled* a bit […]

How it started: Atlanta Wedding, Branding and Portrait Photographer.

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January 18, 2022

I did it! I completed my first full year back as a wedding photographer and I had the most beautiful couple to serve. Like many other couples Alexis and James got married at the beginning of the pandemic. Thankfully, they were still able to plan a wedding of their dreams and I was there to […]

Alexis and James Wedding at the Dekalb History Center

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January 6, 2022

A few days before Candice and Joe’s editorial, we drove up to the Inn and town of Serenbe, to capture their 7 year anniversary portraits. The beautiful town and inn, resembles the country side of Italy and is located 40 minutes outside of Atlanta. I’m still in awe of how it was the perfect backdrop […]

A Serenbe Anniversary Editorial

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August 27, 2021

I’ll never forget what It felt like driving up to Tate Mountain Estates for Joe and Hannahs Wedding, but what was more impressionable was the undeniable love and hospitality of Joe and Hannah. I was so in awe of their love, the joy and celebration of the people around them. Even the style of their […]

Tate Mountain Estate Wedding, GA

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April 9, 2021

As we all navigate the pandemic and keeping ourselves and loved ones safe, I wanted to take some time to give insight on  having a COVID safe wedding. As a wedding photographer, I know what it could feel like to have genuine concerns for you and your wedding guests. But just as important as it […]

Planning a COVID safe wedding and elopement

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March 12, 2021

Last December I had the honor of traveling to Birmingham, Alabama to do an anniversary session for a college friend. We both met at our undergraduate, Tuskegee University and kept in touch online. So needless to say my heart was so excited to see her after a few years. Sweet memories of her visiting my […]

Air Bnb Anniversary Session

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March 12, 2021

When planning and coordinating outfits for  photo sessions for one person or a group there is one principle that matters-choosing a main color and one or two complimentary colors with minimal print. As spring  and spring sessions approach, I thought it would be a great time to give you some help in coordinating some outfits. […]

How to coordinate outfits for photo sessions

March 2, 2021

As you gear up for planning portrait sessions with your family and kids, I want to give some helpful tips so you get the most out of your session. There a few things that I implement into each session that bring out the best of them. Cuddling and interacting with them, bringing an extra person, […]

4 Tips for portrait sessions with kids

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February 22, 2021

5 signs you’re ready for elevated branding imagery As a brand that values how I show up online, I know what it’s like to need photos to reach your ideal clients consistently without compromising who you are. For years I personally struggled with getting what I needed so I created a system that helps creative […]

5 signs you’re ready for elevated branding imagery

February 18, 2021