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Because they aren’t just pictures. They’re your memories, frozen in time.

Your wedding photos should capture all the emotion, all the love, and all the details of your special day…

And the key to photos like that starts before I even pick up my camera. It starts with building a fun, safe relationship between you, your partner, and I so that you’ll feel 100% comfortable in front of my lens.

Timeless photographs that you can pass down for generations.

Share Your Wedding Details

your photos should take

Needless to say,

your breath away. 

Before the big day, we’ll meet for a custom consultation and lay all your plans and photography needs out on the table. If we decide to work together, you’ll fill out some comprehensive questionnaires that will ensure we’ll get the photos you dream of on the day of your wedding. I’ll also give you some custom wedding photography timeline suggestions, helpful planning tips, and a list of my favorite vendors in the area if you’re local.

As one of my couples, you’ll get access to a private online website where ALL of these details live, so you’ll have everything at your fingertips!

On the day of your wedding you’ll get to relax and soak in every moment with your partner, 100% confident that I’ve got everything under control and am capturing the most beautiful images of your unique love story…

“I cannot say enough about what a wonderful experience I had working with Jessica.”

 Kat, 2017 Bride

What other COUPLES are saying

"JESSICA MADE US FEEL BEYOND COMFORTABLE BEHIND HER LENS AND WE FELT LIKE MOVIE STARS!"

Daniel & Cameron, 2018 Couple

What other couples are saying

“I would have regretted going with any other photographer.”

Rachel, 2017 Bride

What other COUPLES are saying

“They say you get what you pay for, and hiring JHP was worth every penny.”

Elisha, 2015 Bride

What other couples are saying

We do REAL

Not every relationship, couple, wedding day, and ceremony are the same. Your photos shouldn’t look the same, either.

Around here, we don’t do poses…

Reach Out & Let’s Chat!

On the day of your wedding, I won’t ask you to strike a cookie-cutter pose. Instead, I’ll guide you into a relaxed moment with your partner where you can let your guard down and truly be yourselves.

Don’t worry, I’ll tell you what to do with your hands! I won’t leave you hanging or feeling awkward.

You don’t have to be a model in order for us to get gorgeous images. In fact, I just want you to be yourself, so that you can look back and recognize yourselves and your connection in every photograph.

Are you feeling a connection between us? We might be the perfect fit!

My wedding photography process is extensive and in-depth, and has been shaped by 8 years of professional experience.



After you officially book with me, we begin to prep and plan! I’Il open a private “client lounge” on my website that includes helpful tips covering everything from what to wear to your engagement session and how to pick the location of your portraits, to example timelines for your wedding day. I’ll even include some of my favorite vendors if you’re local to South Carolina. By the time your special day arrives, we’ll have a solid plan in place so you won’t have to stress!



I want my couples to be able to enjoy their day, be present in their memories, and love remembering their wedding for years to come! The timeline we will build together will keep my team, you two, your wedding party, your vendor team, and your family all on track. I’ll also bring an assistant with me to act as an extra pair of hands, help gather family members for photos, alleviate any frustration, and make sure we get every last shot!



I’ll deliver your online image gallery within 6-8 weeks after your wedding day. You’ll receive a collection of breathtaking, edited images that tells the story of your wedding day and reflects the true and genuine amount of joy, love, and emotion you felt in the moment. Your gallery link is easy to share with friends and family, and anyone can download and print their favorite images right from the site. Can you say EASY? 

My Tried & True Approach Begins at Our First Chat

WHAT TO EXPECT

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Image Delivery

The Big Day

Preparation

"My husband hates having his pictures taken; but after our first shoot with Jessica for our engagement photos, he couldn't wait to get back behind her camera."

Shelley & Dru, 2018 Couple

What other couples are saying

"Jessica was with us every step of the way."

Shanee & Alex, 2018 Couple

What other COUPLES are saying

"Our entire process, from engagement to wedding day, was flawless, and we were honestly sad to see her go after our reception."

Cass & Brent, 2018 Couple

What other COUPLES are saying

WEDDINGS

No matter where you love or are getting married in the world, I'd love to join you! I'm based in South Carolina but travel the globe for my couples! I have such a heart for exploring new cities, states, and countries with my camera.

If you're looking for gorgeous photos that show your true connection anywhere in the world, I'd love to chat! I happily offer traveling options for anniversaries, engagements, portraits, and wedding days. Get in contact with me and let's capture your memories right where you are!

DESTINATION

Stateside

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
BIG SUR, CALIFORNIA
THE GRAND CANYON
DISNEY WORLD, FLORIDA
NEW YORK CITY
THE BILTMORE, NORTH CAROLINA
NEW ORLEANS, LOUSIANA

Dream DESTINATIONs

abroad

abroad

PARIS, FRANCE
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
DUBIA, INDIA
TOKYO, JAPAN
COUNTRYSIDE OF IRELAND
MADRID, SPAIN
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

Dream DESTINATIONs

destination weddings

You've decided THAT JESSICA HUNT PHOTOGRAPHY IS right

Perfect! I can’t wait to talk more about your love story!

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WEDDING COLLECTIONS BEGIN AT $2,950 USD
COUPLES AND PORTRAIT COLLECTIONS BEGIN AT $550 USD

WEDDING COLLECTIONS
BEGIN AT $2,950 USD
COUPLES AND PORTRAIT COLLECTIONS BEGIN AT $550 USD

for you

general faqs

Engagement FAQ

BRIDAL FAQ

WEDDING DAY FAQ

FAQs

How will I receive my images after my session or wedding day?

All your final images will be delivered via an online personalized gallery for you. From within this gallery you’re able to download all of your images straight to your computer or mobile device. This gallery will be live for 10 years after your wedding date, so you can always go back and access your memories. 

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Can I add on an engagement or bridal session after I’ve already signed my contract?

YES! You’re always welcome to add on services to your contract at any time, so just send Jess a message with what you’d like to add on and it will be added to your invoice. 

See the A la Carte pricing here

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Do you have insurance?

Yes, we do! Both Jessica and the business are insured on many different levels, and if you need a copy of this information for your venue, just let Jessica know!

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How many images will I receive after my session or wedding?

Jessica will cull out (or delete) test shots and duplicates or anything that would waste your time. We do like to include as many photos as we can, even ones that aren't personal favorites because we know those shots tell the story of your wedding day. Jessica loves to include bloopers, too! A typical wedding ends up with about 75-100 per hour, which is more than one photo per minute.

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Will I receive EVERY image you take on my wedding day? 

No, you won’t, and trust me, you do not even want them all! Jessica will go through and pick out the best of the best that represent the story of your day best. Blurry or too dark shots will be removed, so when your gallery arrives, it only holds the best images possible from your wedding day. 

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What type of gear do you use?

Jessica shoots on an arsenal of professional Canon equipment during your wedding day and session, and not to worry, we have backups on backups ready just in case! Just remember, the camera is just a tool for your photographer and is not as important as the person using it.

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Are you comfortable shooting in dark areas or with flash?

Yes! Jessica is ready with a variety of lights and flashes for your wedding day, and we are ready to shoot in any reception location with a little bit of set up time.

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Who is your second photographer?

Jessica’s second shooter may vary at weddings depending on who is available. We work with a small local group of equally talented wedding photographers who all know the business inside and out. We promise the second shooter will always be just as awesome as Jess!

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Why do we have so many questionnaires repeating what we’ve already talked to Jess about?

Funny you should ask, actually! Jessica loves to get to know each of her couples personally, but sometimes, with 25+ couples, the details get a little jumbled. We love to have these personal details about you and your love story written down so Jessica can back and reference them before your sessions and wedding day. 

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How do we get our wedding published?

I’m so glad you asked! We love seeing our clients and real weddings published, and we love that you want that for your day too! The easiest way to get published is two-fold. First, be sure to fill out your ‘Wedding Vendor Questionnaire’ completely when it’s sent to your inbox a month before your wedding date. The more information Jessica has about your vendors, the best chance of getting your wedding featured. And secondly, be sure to book a healthy 8 hour timeline with Jessica on your wedding day so our team has enough time to document every little thing! 

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How do we properly credit you as our photographer when sharing our images on social media?

Gosh, you’re the best! Thank you so much for asking such an important question! The best way to show your photographer love is to be sure that when sharing your images, you are tagging Jessica in the images AND leaving a link to ‘www.jessicahuntphotography.com’ underneath each one in the description. We love celebrating with your friends and family through your images, so be sure to tag Jess in each post! 

You can find Jessica on social media and add her as a friend right here:

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How do I order prints of my images after they’ve been delivered?

You can do that right from your gallery, actually! Just click on the image you’d like to purchase and add it to your cart! Once you’ve finalized your order and paid the balance, your images will be professionally printed and sent straight to your home for your to enjoy!

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Can my family members order prints from my gallery?

Yes, they can! Anyone that you send your private gallery link to will be able to access all of your images and order any prints they would like, so feel free to send your gallery around to friends and family! 

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Can I only order prints from my gallery through JHP or can I download my images and print them where I please?

You’re absolutely welcome to download your images and have them printed at the location of your choice. Just remember, Jessica Hunt Photography is not responsible for any of these out-side purchases and cannot ensure perfect picture quality for prints not ordered through JHP’s chosen lab. 

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How do I make Jessica a super happy photographer?

Well, you see, we’ve got just the thing for this one! It’s pretty easy, actually. Just be sure to share all over your social media when Jessica posts either a sneak peek into your day or a blog post featuring your images! Easy peasy, right? Just click that share button for us any time your images are shared, and that will result in a very happy photographer! ;) 

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What if I have a whole Pinterest board of poses and exact images I want to replicate during my sessions or wedding day?

Actually, we encourage you to avoid this! Pinterest can be great for getting inspiration for poses and wedding days, but often those shots to not take into account who YOU are and who YOU love. We here at JHP don’t want to just put you in a cookie-cutter pose that every couple has done before. We want to take beautiful images that show off your love and your relationship, so feel free to leave your Pinterest app untouched for now.

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How long does an engagement session last? 

Your engagement session will last 1 to 1.5 hours on the location or locations of your choice. But, not to worry, if you and your fiancé are ROCKING it and want to keep shooting or if Jessica has not captured everything she wants to for you, the session will last as long as we need it to! 

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Can we travel for my engagement session?

Absolutely!! Jessica LOVES to travel and explore new locations, so if you have an idea for a location outside of the greater Columbia area, let’s do it! 60 miles of complimentary travel come with your session’s investment, and additional travel above 60 miles will be billed at .52$ a mile.

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We want to use our engagement photos in our Save the Dates! When do we need to schedule to be able to do so?

You will need to schedule your engagement session around 8 to 6 weeks before you wish to order your Save the Dates for your images to be ready in time. 

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How long will it be before my engagement photos are ready for us to see?

All sessions will be finalized and edited within 3 to 4 weeks from your session’s date.

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Do we really need professional hair and makeup for the engagement session?

Yes, actually! It may seem a little excessive at first, but making sure you look and feel as beautiful as possible is super important for your images! When you feel pampered and extra-confident after getting your makeup professionally done, it will show in your images and make you look just that much better. Also, you only get engaged once, right? Why not make the experience a little better and truly embrace celebrating this important time in your life? Trust me, you won’t regret it!

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Can we bring along our dog or props?

Absolutely! The more you have to work with to make your images more personal, the better. Just be sure to mention all of your plans to Jessica to make sure you’re both on the same page.

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What if it rains on our scheduled day?

If the forecast calls for rain consistently before your scheduled date, Jessica will get in contact with you about moving your session about 48 hours before your session. Engagement sessions are the one thing we can move without too much hassle throughout this experience, so if Jessica thinks a sunnier, bright day will be better for your images, she will be in contact with you to reschedule your date and time. 

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What if we have some super specific creative requests for our engagement session?

Oh, do you now?? Well, GREAT!! Jessica loves getting creative and fun with images, so if you have a new idea, just shoot her a message, and we can make your vision come to life! 

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What IS a bridal session?

A bridal session is a session with Jessica and just the bride. This session is mean to document in every way possible the bride and her gown and details, and many brides order a canvas along with this session to display at their reception. You absolutely do not have to have a bridal session, but if you’re looking for a way to make your experience just a bit more special, this is a perfect way to extend the celebration.

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Can we travel for my bridal session?

Absolutely!! Jessica LOVES to travel and explore new locations, so if you have an idea for a location outside of the greater Columbia area, let’s do it! 60 miles of complimentary travel come with your session’s investment, and additional travel above 60 miles will be billed at .52$ a mile.

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How long will it be before my bridal photos are ready for me to see?

All sessions will be finalized and edited within 3 to 4 weeks from your session’s date.

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How long will it take for my canvas to arrive at the studio for pick-up? 

Your canvas portrait will be ready for pick after a quality check is complete. Most canvases are shipped to the studio within 2 to 3 weeks after being ordered.

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How do I choose which image to use in my bridal portrait canvas?

We suggest you choose your favorite shot from your bridal session that shows you off in your gown and that you feel best about. Full length, vertical images are our suggestion, but this is YOUR portrait, girl, so feel free to pick whatever photo of yourself that you love the most.

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Will my dress get dirty during my bridal session?

We do everything we can to not get your dress dirty during your bridal session, but we encourage you to schedule your last cleaning and steaming of your gown to be after your bridal session just in case. 

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Do I need my hair and makeup done for my bridal portraits?

Yes, you do! We encourage you to have the same vendors working on your day help you with your bridal portraits so you and them can have a trial run before your wedding. 

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Do I need a bouquet for my bridal portraits?

Yes, you will need one! Thought we can take your bridal portraits without any florals, there’s nothing like a gorgeous bouquet to complete your bridal look for these forever photos.

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Can I bring someone with me for my session?

Oh, honey, YES!! We HIGHLY recommend bringing at least one to two women or friends you want to celebrate with! Great ideas for this would be your mom or your Maid of Honor.

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How much time does usually take for photos after the ceremony?

Usually family formal portraits, full wedding party portraits, and the couples portraits will take exactly an hour to complete after the ceremony if none of those images were scheduled and taken ahead of time. 

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What is a First Look, exactly?

Ah, our favorite question! A First Look is when the couple opts to see each other before the ceremony for a variety of reasons. The main reason is so the couple can enjoy their reveal moment to each other in an intimate and personal way, instead of that moment happening in front of hundreds of family and friends. A First Look before the ceremony also allows for Jessica to capture all of your portraits as a couple and full wedding party together to get you to the reception a full 40 minutes faster! 

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So, why would we have a First Look again?

Okay, so get this. First Look equals getting to the party faster. Not only will you receive more photos of you two together as a couple, but you’ll also get all of that craziness out of the way before the ceremony so you can get right to the reception. 

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How many family shot requests can I send you?

You’re welcome to send as many requests as you have when that question comes up in your questionnaire set, but remember, the more you request, the longer it will be between your ceremony and reception announcement. 

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Can we travel from location to location during our wedding day?

Yes, you’re absolutely welcome to have different locations for getting ready, the ceremony, and the reception, but we recommend staying in one place for your day. IF we need to travel between locations, the travel time will count towards your continuous wedding day coverage. 

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Will you eat at the wedding?

Yes, the JHP team will eat during the reception, but only after all of the reception activities are over or the night has reached a lull for the meal. Don’t worry, Jessica grabbing a few bites of your delicious food will not make her miss anything! If anything, those few bites are going to make your wedding day images even BETTER! 

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What if it rains on my wedding day?

If it rains on your wedding day, do not fret! Jessica has photographed many rainy wedding days, and the JHP team is ready to handle these adjustments. Jessica will be in contact with you the days leading up to the wedding to help you plan and adjust to with the weather. 

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How long will it be after my wedding day until I see my images?

Your wedding day’s images will be completed and uploaded into your gallery within 6 to 8 weeks from your wedding date. They could even be delivered before that, you never know!! ;)

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Can I add on more time to my wedding day’s timeline if I need to?

Yes, you’re absolutely welcome to add on additional hours to your wedding day’s timeline! Just shoot Jess an email, and we will make that adjustment for your and update your invoice. 

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What are the benefits of having a second shooter?

Having a second shooter is always a good idea! Another photographer there on your day will allow Jessica to focus on those ‘have to have’ shots while the other photographer documents candid and detail focused shots of your day. A second photographer is also always a great idea to have if you’re having a large or unique ceremony, as two cameras can always capture more than one. 

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Even if I don’t have a second photographer, can Jessica still capture everything we want or need?

Absolutely! Jessica is completely fine with being the solo shooter on a wedding day, and your gallery won’t be missing a thing!

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How does Jessica capture the groom’s reaction to see the bride for the first time without having a secondary photographer?

After 7 years of shooting weddings, Jessica has worked out a plan for this situation and is able to capture both the bride and groom’s reaction in this moment simultaneously. 

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We’ve decided we want to add on a secondary photographer to our day, how do we do that?

Just let Jessica know you’ve decided to add on a secondary photographer at least 2 months before your date, and we will take care of that for you!

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Why does Jessica need so much time before the ceremony for photos?

For almost every wedding timeline, Jessica will schedule at least 3 to 4 hours of photography coverage before the ceremony to cover documenting your details, you getting ready, the wedding party’s portraits, the venue and ceremony location, and any of your special requests. Though it may seem unnecessary, when you see how your gallery tells the story of your day from start to finish, you’ll be so glad Jessica started photography coverage so early!

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