Why you should love your photographer...

On your wedding day you will be spending about 85-90% of your entire day with your photographer by your side. They will be guiding you through every step of the day! You want someone there you trust, who is organized, and who you can have fun with!

When you love your photographer and get along with them really well you can let your guard down around them. You can crack silly jokes and laugh and have fun! In doing so, you end up with not only amazing and genuine photos, but you'll have an even better experience!

When you've taken the time to get to know the person photographing you, they will know and understand your specific needs and wants. They will know the best way to capture you and bring out your best smiles, laughs, and natural emotions. Plus who doesn't love making new friends?!

Your wedding day is one of the happiest and most joyous days in your life thus far. There is so much planning, prepping, and details that go into a wedding day. And after the day is all said and done, you will walk away with your new spouse and your photos. That’s it! As time goes on, memories and all those details will fade, but the photos you have will live on for decades after. There is no re-doing the day. You can’t have that first kiss again or reenact that loving face the groom makes as he sees his bride walking toward him for the very first time. You want someone there who knows how to capture each and every precious moment and every detail you’ve worked so hard to put together.

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It's so important to have someone there on your wedding day who you not only mesh well with, but that knows how to capture your real emotion and knows how to tell a story with your photos.
This is why I include a complimentary engagement session with my wedding collections. I believe it is so important to be able to meet and get to know each other before the wedding day and get you comfortable with me behind the camera. This helps to make the wedding day flow so much smoother and it’s like having a friend there with you. After all, we do spend quite a bit of time together on your wedding day! Read below for some pros of having an engagement session with me before your big day!

Why you should connect
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She is very professional and personable. She made us feel so special by spoiling us with gifts and support throughout the entire process. She was willing to drive a ways just to do our engagement shoot where we were wanting. She showed up early on the day of our wedding and did an absolutely AMAZING job making our wedding dreams come true! We're so grateful Joni was our photographer. She was the biggest blessing! 

~ Amy + Josiah W.

JONI IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST! She did such a wonderful job from the very first moment we met her to even after our wedding.

You're not just hiring a photographer. You're getting the experience of a lifetime. Joni really touched our hearts and became a friend during the nearly 2 years we planned our special day. She spent countless hours working with us, giving us ideas, and I remember being blown away by the extensive timeline she had worked out. You walk into your wedding with a lot on your mind and you should know that if you hire Joni Loraine Photography, you won't have to worry about your photos. We found a photographer for life with Joni.

~ Connor + Anthony H.

There aren't enough words I can say or excellent photographs I can post to properly express how amazing Joni Loraine Photography is.

From the very beginning, she was so easy to work with, answered all of our questions and went above and beyond in the planning process and during the wedding! She provides a detailed information packet which was SO helpful in the planning process and checked in on us every step of the way through. Additionally, both my husband and I are not comfortable in front of the camera and Joni made it so much fun to our pictures taken. Truly never thought that I would enjoy the experience as much as I did. There are not enough words to describe how truly wonderful she is. Every bit of her work is absolutely GORGEOUS! 

~ Marissa + Andrew C.

Joni is so incredibly talented and a one of a kind professional. 

Our wedding day was the most perfect day and a dream come true! Joni captured everything I could have ever wanted and more! She was so organized keeping us on time with our schedule and making sure we got all of our pictures! She was running through mud puddles and bushes for us and always going over and beyond! She worked so hard on our wedding day and it made it run so smoothly but also made it so fun for us! Everyone at our wedding loved her! Joni sent us some wedding pictures the next day. From just the few I received I was in full tears they were absolutely perfect. Joni made our dreams come true on our most special day! Choose Joni!!! We love her!!! 

~ Makena + Michael O.

I don't even know where to begin! Joni was by far the best decision we made for our wedding! 

Love Notes from Couples

Just send me a message to request my pricing guide that explains the wedding experience further and the total investment. Once you’ve looked it over let’s set up a time to get together or jump on a zoom call! It's essential that we fit well together so I require that we chat either over the phone, on a video call or in person! I’d LOVE to hear your story and all the plans and ideas for your special day!


One way I ensure my brides and grooms enjoy the BEST possible photographic experience is through forming a relationship with my couples. I try my best to make sure that all my couples are the PERFECT fit for me before officially booking. A bride and groom should connect with their photographer, trust their photographer, and be EXCITED about the whole process with them! After booking, I love getting to know them through engagement sessions that helps them warm up to the camera so they are ready to rock and roll on their wedding day! By the time the wedding day arrives, my clients feel more like friends and that creates a safe and relaxed environment for photography!


I am more than willing to travel for weddings and engagement sessions! I love when my couples ask me to photograph them in a location that means something special to them! I am available for travel anywhere in the United States and overseas. Up to one hour of travel one way is already included each for weddings and engagement sessions. Anything beyond that will be quoted depending on the location and travel accommodations needed. 


The wedding experience is offered in a variety of collections, most of which include a complimentary engagement session, up to 7-9 hours of wedding day coverage, a timeline assistance meeting where I will help create a seamless timeline with plenty of cushion to accommodate for unexpected occurrences, all high-res edited digital images, and an online viewing/download gallery. There are also beautiful linen albums and fine art books included in some so that you can have a tangible way to cherish your images for years to come! 


Request my pricing guide! 

Wedding Collections begin at $4400

In addition to weddings, I also love working with families and high school seniors! 

Reach out to request my portrait pricing guide! 

Family + Portrait Collections

Family Portraits

Senior Portraits

"I'm crying. These are gorgeous. I never get any pictures with Zoe so this is really special. Thank you! I've never felt so comfortable having pictures done, you make posing so easy and I tell everyone that!"
~ Robin B.

"How on earth did you make us look so good? Those look stunning, we can not wait to see them all!! We loved you!! You're SO amazing!"
~ Meghan T. 

"Joni. First and foremost THANK YOU!!! We are so in love with these memories. You captured us so well and were so great with our kiddos and family!" 
~ Lisa N.

Love Notes from Families