jo & jon rock my world

Jo and Jon have been married for 35 years. This is beautiful. I was the lucky duck who got the email from Jo wanting to commemorate this special anniversary with a photoshoot. And not just of the two of them, but of their faithful little camper that has taken them on many adventures during their retirement.

Jo and Jon go on adventures! They laugh. They smile. They snuggle! They love vintage and travel and art! I want to be them when I grow up! Jo told me, “Feel free to go as artsy as you want! We’re game for anything!” She brought her original (BEAUTIFUL) wedding dress and their toasting glasses from the big day.

So let’s see, a photoshoot involving a vintage camper and a solid marriage? YES PLEASE!

You all know of my love for vintage things, but I’d like to take a minute to talk about my LOVE for marriage. I believe marriage (when done right) is the BEST thing ever. It can be almost supernatural how good it is. I love it. I love to learn about. I love to read about it. (Some favorites are “, “Redeeming Love”, “The Five Love Languages”, “The Love Dare”, “The Power of a Praying Wife”, “Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy”.) I love movies that feature great marriages like The Young Victoria, Julie & Julia, I even loved Fireproof (Although I didn’t say the acting/producing/directing was good…but the message is awesome.)

That being said, I LOVE MY JOB! I get to watch people get married…like…EVERY week. I get to hear sermons about marriage ALL THE TIME , and be reminded of the vows that I took myself almost 4 years ago. I frickin LOVE it.

That is why this shoot is one of my favorite things EVER. Enjoy!

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  • angieNovember 24, 2010 - 5:42 pm

    OMG…I am in love with this session! It warms my heart to see them so happy in love after 35 yrs. We should all be so lucky! 🙂

  • KarenNovember 24, 2010 - 5:47 pm

    Stunning!

  • CarolNovember 24, 2010 - 7:24 pm

    I love it

  • Allison Ehlers'dNovember 25, 2010 - 10:27 am

    They are so lovey dovey and excited it looks like they JUST got engaged 🙂

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  • Aileen@LoveandLavenderNovember 27, 2010 - 8:30 pm

    Amazing! I love love LOVE this session!

  • AllisonNovember 29, 2010 - 10:36 pm

    Are you SERIOUS?!?!?! LOVE LOVE LOVE it! Jo and Jon, you are such treats and I got some sprinkly tears in my eyes looking at your love for eachother. Keep it up! YEAH MARRIAGE!

  • Daneen ThurmanDecember 1, 2010 - 3:45 pm

    I just love this! I’m going to have to have you do something for us when we hit our next milestone! I would never have thought of it! and of course, your photos are always amazing and artful.

  • Stacy OppeauDecember 3, 2010 - 11:53 am

    I love this shoot!!!! They are adorable and the pictures look fantastic!

  • forget.me.knot.weddingsDecember 18, 2010 - 1:55 pm

    This is the sweetest touching shoot! Amazing work you did capturing their true love!

  • AliceDecember 29, 2010 - 6:35 pm

    I’m trying not to cry in the coffeeshop I’m at right now. This is all things good! Great job Katie.

  • Emily PorterJanuary 25, 2011 - 1:39 am

    I love this whole set. Really amazing. Great work.

  • Elza GalvãoMarch 26, 2011 - 10:37 am

    Nossa, estou impressionada com essas fotos. Muito lindas de verdade! Fiquei emocionada. I’m in love with this photos! So romantics! (Brazil)

  • HollyMarch 6, 2012 - 6:57 pm

    I am IN LOVE with this!!!!! You are so talented! I just stumbled upon your site. I love your style girl. 😉