Gabriel Wedding march 1, 2013

March 3, 2013

Gabriel wedding was held at The Word Church in Cleveland Ohio on Friday March 1, 2013. The day started out with a light snow and a chilly 28 degrees unusual cold for the first day of March. I started with photos of the groom Michael and the guys while Tamina and the girls were getting ready. I had the pleasure to work with Tony Ezzo from Pixer Video Production as well as Celina Lacey the planner from Queen Planning Events. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Tamina made her grand entrance with the guest having all eyes on her as she walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be Michael. The vows lasted about 45 minutes with the officiant Elder Will Patton marring the couple. After the wedding vows the couple had a receiving line for the guest to congratulate them followed by family and bridal party photos. We then boarded the limo bus from A 1 Mr. Limo for additional photos at the Cleveland Clinic Atrium on Richmond road in Highland Heights. The Euclid fire department had driven one of the fire trucks up to the church for photos with the bridal party. I included some of the beautiful one of a kind oversized oil painting as some of the backdrops for the bridal photos as well as the staircases and planter beds.
The reception was held at Windows On The River in Downtown Cleveland. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the lights dimly lit. The DJ for the evening started the evening off with the bridal party entrance followed by the couples first dance. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, salmon, or beef.
The dinner was followed by the cake cutting and then the dance floor was open for the guest to cut lose and have a great time.
The DJ did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night.

The Burnette Wedding November 9, 2012

November 20, 2012

Burnette wedding was held at Ss. Robert and Williams Parrish Church in Euclid Ohio on Friday November 9, 2012. The day started out with sun and 55 degrees unusual for November. I started with photos of Tammy with his family at the house in Willowick. Followed by photos of JJ getting ready at the church with family. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Tammy and her father Bill walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be JJ. The vows lasted about 45 minutes with the pastor marring the couple. Then we processed to do the exit from the church with the entire guest blowing bubbles as the couple headed out the door to the limo bus. Family photos as well as the bridal party photos were taken on the altar of the church. The Euclid fire department had driven one of the fire trucks up to the church for photos with the bridal party. The remaining bridal party photos at Manakikki County Cub in Willoughby Hills.  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was the additional backdrop for the photos.The reception was held at The Croatian Ballroom in Eastlake. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the lights dimly lit. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, roast beef, mixed vegetable, pasta, salad, and rolls.The DJ for the evening Joe with Starlight Productions was a good friend of the couple. The couple did the entrance followed by the first dance followed by dinner. The father daughter dance then mother son dance followed by the cake cutting. The Joe did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. The night concluded with the bouquet toss and garter toss followed by the remount. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night.Best wishes JJ and Tammy

Schwan Wedding July 28, 2012

August 14, 2012

Schwan wedding was held at Royal Redeemer Luther Church in North Royalton Ohio on Saturday July 28, 2012. The day started out with rain and sun and with a small amount of cloud cover. I started with photos of Brian with his family at the church. Followed by Kim getting ready for her big day with the maid of honor and the bridesmaids at her parents home in the brides room at the church. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Kim and her father Alan walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be Brian. The vows lasted about 30 minutes with the  pastor Jim Martin marring the couple. Then we processed to do the exit from the church with the entire guest blowing bubbles as the couple headed out the door to the limo bus. Family photos as well as the bridal party photos were taken on the altar of the church. I had photographed the bridal party photos at The Cleveland Browns Stadium. The bride and groom are huge Browns fans and wanted the stadium as part of their memories and photos. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was the additional backdrop for the photos. We then headed to Henn Mansion in Euclid for photos on the beach. The weather was perfect sunny with a gentle lake breeze.

 The reception was held at St. Vladimirs Grand Hall in Parma. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the flowers on the tables and the lights dimly lit. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, pork chops, mixed vegetable, salad, and rolls 

The DJ for the evening was Jose a good friend of the couple. I had the honor of photographing Jose wedding 5 years ago. The couple did the first dance followed by the cake cutting. Jose did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. Later that evening Brian and Kim started the father daughter dance concluded by the mother son dance. The night concluded with the bouquet toss and garter toss followed by the remount. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night. 

Best wishes Brian and Kim

Nicolosi Wedding June 29, 2012

July 3, 2012

Nicolosi wedding was held at St. Justin’s Catholic Church in Eastlake Ohio on Saturday June 29, 2012. The day started out sunny and warm with a small amount of cloud cover. The photos of Kim getting ready for her big day with the maid of honor and the bridesmaids were taken at her parents home in Willoughby Hills. The photos concluded outdoors with her parents William and Joyce utilizing the tree line in the backyard that overlooks the river. The view was spectacular.

 The stained glass windows of St. Justin’s were perfect for the photos of Matt with mom Sandy and dad Ben followed by the best man. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Kim and her father William walked down the isle to her waiting husband to be Matt. The vows lasted about 30 minutes with Father Kevin marring the couple. Then we processed to do the exit from the church with the entire guest blowing bubbles as the couple headed out the door to the limo bus. Family photos as well as the bridal party photos were taken on the altar of the church. I had concluded all the bridal party photos atCoulbyParkinWickliffedown the road from the church. The old building has amazing details and craftsmanship that was the perfect look for the backdrop of the photos.

 The reception was held at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the candles on the tables and the lights dimly lit. The food was a delicious choice of chicken, roast beef, tilapia, mixed vegetable, salad, and rolls 

The DJ for the evening was Gary Perl with Rock on DJ services. The couple did the first dance followed by the cake cutting.   

Gary did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. Later on Matt and Kim started the father daughter dance concluded by the mother son dance. The night concluded with the bouquet toss by Kim. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night. 

Best wishes Matt and Kim

Dickerhoof Wedding June 23, 2012

June 30, 2012

Dickerhoof wedding was held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Massillon Ohio on Saturday June 23, 2012. The day started out sunny and warm with a small amount of cloud cover. I started with the photos of Becky getting ready for her big day with the maid of honor and her bridesmaids. The grounds of St. Josephs were perfect for the photos of her mom and dad followed by the bridesmaids. I had the opportunity of photographing Greg with his parent’s outdoors prior to the ceremony.  The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle before Becky and her father walked down  to her waiting husband to be Greg. The vows lasted about 50 minutes then we processed to do the exit from the church with the entire guest blowing bubbles as the couple headed out the door to the limo bus. Family photos as well as the bridal party photos were taken on the altar of the church. I had concluded all the bridal party photos at the Massillon Women’s Club down the road from the church. The old building has amazing details and craftsmanship that was the perfect look for the photos. The reception was held at The McKinley Grand Hotel inCanton. The banquet hall was beautifully decorated with an elegant feel with the candles on the tables and the crystal chanterelles dimly lit. The entrée was a delicious chicken or prime rib dinner with potato wedges with green beans with the perfect amount of seasoning.   

The bridal party was introduced by the DJ and the couple did the first dance followed by the cake cutting followed by dinner. The entrée was a delicious chicken or prime rib dinner with potato wedges with green beans with the perfect amount of seasoning.   

The DJ did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers for entire evening. After dinner the couple started the father daughter dance concluded by the mother son dance. The night concluded with the bouquet toss by Becky flowed by the garder removal then garder toss by Greg. The wedding was a great time and the guest has a wonderful night. 

Best wishes Greg and Becky

Connelly Wedding June 16, 2012

June 18, 2012

Connelly wedding was held at Mooreland Mansion on the grounds of Lakeland Community College in Mentor Ohio on Saturday June 16, 2012.

The day started out sunny and warm with a small amount of cloud cover. The wedding ceremony was held in the rose garden on the grounds. The white chairs were set up along the sides of the isle where pinkish red flower peddles were scattered. The groomsman and bridesmaids headed down the isle individually before Jessica and her father James walked down the isle. The vows lasted about 30 minutes then we processed to the gardens for family and bridal party photographs. The grounds are so beautifully landscaped by the volunteers at the college. I had concluded all the bridal party photos on the front steps of Mooreland before the dinner was served. The entrée was a delicious chicken with potatoe wedges with the perfect amount of seasoning. The food is always a delight at Mooreland.

The D.J. for the evening was Johnny Shula he did an amazing job keeping the request going for the dancers. The first dance with Tommy and Jessica started of the night followed by the father daughter dance concluded by the mother son dance. The bridal party dance followed then the dance floor was open for the remainder of the reception. The couple has chosen cup cakes over a wedding cake so he the guest were able to choose 1 of 4 delicious flavors. 

Best wishes Tommy and Jessica

Mark and Ida Goldman April 21, 2012

April 22, 2012

The wedding of Mark and Ida Goldman was held on Saturday April 21, 2012. The photos of the bride and bridesmaids were taken at the home of a family friends in Solon. The wedding was held at The Temple Tifereth Israel in Beachwood Ohio on Shaker Blvd. Appetizers and cocktails were provided prior to the ceremony. The family sat down with the Rabbi to sign the Ketubah this is the marriage license that the couple signs along with there two witnesses before the vows. The couples looked amazing heading down the isle waiting for Mark and Ida to state there vows and exchange the wedding rings. The ceremony lasted about 20 minutes followed by family photos and bridal party portraits. We then enetred the limo bus
for the remaining photos at The Embassy Suites Hotel in Beachwood Ohio. They have a beautiful indoor area for the wedding party to take photos.
The reception was also held at The Temple Tifereth Israel. Stephen Tokar was the event specialist in charge of the flowers and centerpieces on the dinning table. The hall looked amazing with the décor it made the wedding reception look as if was going to be featured in a bridal magazine.
The Alexis Band was the entertainment for the evening. Alexis band did a great job playing the music that kept the guest on the dance floor the entire night. The couple ended the evening with the bouquet toss and the garder toss followed by the cake cutting. Best wishes Mark and Ida

Brides Choice Award 2012

January 24, 2012

Willoughby,OH January 24, 2012 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding Marketplace, is excited to announce Jeff Jones Photography has been selected to receive the prestigious WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2012 for Photography!

The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top local wedding vendors from the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism within the wedding industry. While many industry awards are selected by the organization, Jeff Jones Photography was selected based on its stellar reviews from past newlywed clients.

Jeff Jones Photography is recognized as part of the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire local vendor community, comprised of over 200,000 wedding professionals throughout the United States and Canada. The Bride’s Choice Award recognizes the best local wedding vendors across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

“WeddingWire is thrilled to honor the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Community,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “Since the launch of the Bride’s Choice Awards™ program four years ago, thousands of outstanding wedding professionals have been recognized by the bridal community for their supreme service and dedication to the wedding industry. It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Jeff Jones Photography for their continued professionalism and commitment to enriching the wedding planning experience for engaged couples.”

We are happy to announce that Jeff Jones Photography is one of the very best Photographers within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Project Wedding, Brides.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for taking the time to review our business on WeddingWire. Thanks to their positive feedback we were able to receive the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ for 2012.

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Kane Wedding October 22, 2011

October 28, 2011

Maureen and Michael’s wedding was held at St. Justin Martyr’s in Eastlake Ohio on October 22, 2011. The photos began at the bride parents Mary and Gordon’s home in Eastlake along with photos of the bride’s maids. The weather was warm and sunny the perfect fall day in Northeast Ohio. The photos of Michael with his mom Linda and step dad Todd were taken at the church prior to the wedding. The bride was escorted by her father Gordon down the isle to her waiting groom Michael. The ceremony was about 45 minutes where the couple exchanged there vows and rings with the ceremony being completed by Reverend Kevin M. Liebhardt Pastor. I have worked with father Kevin on many occasions in the past photographing wedding for a few of his relatives. The couple then greeted the guest and exited the church with the guest blowing bubbles at the couple.
The family and bridal party photos were taken on the alter of the church. I had then headed to Squires Castle in Willoughby Hills to have the bridal party photos taken with the fall foliage trees and castle as the backdrop. We then headed to Maureen’s Aunts home in Mentor for the remaining photos by the large back yard pond.
The reception hall looked beautiful with the table draped with the crisp linens with the candle centerpieces. The festivities were started with the bridal party intros followed by the first dance then to the cake cutting. The maid of honor’s toast followed by the best man’s speech was completed then dinner was served family style.
The father daughter danced with Maureen and Gordon followed by the mother son dance with Michael and Linda. The dance floor was then open for the entire guest to dance the night away. The bouquet and garter toss were followed by the remounting of the garter.
The music and Emcee for the night was Doug with Blazen DJ he played music of all styles that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night.
Best wishes Maureen and Michael.

Brackman Wedding October 21, 2011

October 28, 2011

Candice and Dave’s wedding was held at La Vera Party Center in Willoughby Hills, Ohio on October 21, 2011. The photos began at the Hilton Garden Inn on Beta Drive in Highland Hts. with the bride and the bride’s maids. The weather was rainy earlier that day but the sun was not going to pass by the thick cloud deck. The bride was escorted down the isle to her waiting groom Dave. The ceremony was about 10 minutes where the couple exchanged there vows and rings followed by the receiving line for the guest to greet the couples.
The family and bridal party photos were taken at La Vera’s. We had the opportunity to take some bridal party photos at Coulby Park in Wickliffe but had to cut the photos back the weather was chilly and the drizzle started.
The reception hall looked beautiful with the table draped with the crisp linens with the bright floral centerpieces. The festivities were started with the bridal party intros followed by the cake cutting and the maid of honor’s toast followed by the best man’s speech.
After dinner the first danced opened the floor then the guest had the time to dance the night away. The bouquet and garter toss were followed by the remounting of the garter.
The music and Emcee for the night was the band Top Dog the band played music of all styles that kept the guest on the dance floor through the night.
Best wishes Candice and Dave