Jess Bowman of J. Bowman Photography strives to make her clients feel comfortable and that their wedding day is stress free and full of fun. 

For newlyweds, Kristin and John, it was important that she captured them in a comfortable and beautiful way.

“I always have a meeting with my clients and create a timeline for their big day. While I do stick to this the best we can, I try to be as laid back as possible. Running late happens and it shouldn’t stress anyone out.”

Jess Bowman

Wedding Packages

Jess offers three different wedding packages, with the option to customize.

These packages can range from five to 10 hours with other add ons like an engagement session, a second photographer, additional hours, prints, and a fine art wedding album.

John and Kristin met on a dating website, but it was not the first time they had seen each other. Kristin secretly had her eye on John after noticing him at the gym they both frequented. There was immediate chemistry between the two, she says it led to a peaceful, beautiful, yet adventurous relationship. 

“Kristin enjoys doing everything new and exciting and John enjoys doing anything and everything that she likes to do! It’s a perfect match!” said Jess. 

Kristin and John celebrated with an outdoor ceremony at The Veranda by Meadow Barn in Harrisburg

Details included rustic centerpieces, elegant floral arrangements, and family heirlooms.

More Vendors

Photography: J. Bowman Photography
Videographer: Dewy Films
Flowers: The Garden Shed
Venue: The Veranda by Meadow Barn
Food: Tony’s Catering
Dress: Ellie Stone Bride
Suite: Men’s Wearhouse

“One thing I love seeing at weddings is when couples incorporate family heirlooms into their big day,” said Bowman. “Their cake topper has been used in John’s family for generations, but was first used in 1963.”

The day was full of favorable moments, including a surprise Kristin had for her father. For their father/daughter dance, a friend performed a live mashup of old country songs that she and her father had listened to when she was growing up. 

“I would say that my style is a vibrant, true to color style with a touch of dark and moody. My style is also the perfect mix of traditional and candid.”

Jess Bowman

For Jess, her favorite moment was being able to sneak away with the bride and groom to capture sunset photos. 

“They are both such amazingly sweet and funny people,” said Bowman. “We were laughing and having such a blast and the photos turned out stunning.”

Keep Up With Jess

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