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We met over a post it note.. I mean how much more hopeless romantic can we get? - Mark

Hello Humans! How’s your day going?! Welcome to JTP’s blog, we post new content -almost- every Tuesday! We’re going to give you our top 5 tips for picking a photoshoot worthy outfit! The do’s and don’ts! Tip 1: Simplicity Don’t mix too many patterns! They will get distracting, and sometimes cause something called “moire” on […]

5 Tips on picking photoshoot worthy outfits!

October 15, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! If you’re new around here we post new blogs around every every Tuesday! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! Today’s post is all about Michelle + Chris’s wedding day!! They wed at the end of September on the 28th of 2019! Their […]

Michelle + Chris’s Wedding Day Sneak Peek!

October 8, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! If you’re new around here we post new blogs once a week, usually on Tuesday! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! Today’s post is all about Cayle + Tyler’s wedding day!! They wed on the most popular date of 2019… September 21! […]

Cayle + Tyler’s Wedding Day Sneak Peek! | September 21, 2019

October 1, 2019

Hello Human! Happy blog day! On Tuesday we release a new blog post about life, weddings, our real clients, and bits of our personal world! With Fall of 2019 coming in swift, I wanted to bring to light a subject that is hard to talk about. Focus on being happy at ______ event / moment […]

Choose Happiness Over being a Size ___ #Internet Approved

September 24, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! Welcome to our blog!! We love to post content to help you plan, dream, and laugh along the way of planning your wedding! The blog is posted on Tuesdays, almost every week, just depends on how human and how machine I can be with good content! 😉 Today I want […]

Tips on How to Pick your Wedding date

September 17, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! We attempt to post every Tuesday, but let’s be honest I’m a human behind this screen, not a robot ;). Today’s post is all about Heather + Greg’s wedding day!! They wed on August 30, 2019 […]

Heather + Greg’s Wedding Day! | Millwork District | Dubuque, IA

September 10, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! We try to post every Tuesday, too! Today — I’m featuring some sneak peeks from Tyler + Madison’s wedding!! AH! August was a gorgeous month, and there are so many it was hard to choose just […]

Madison + Tyler’s Wedding day!

September 3, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! If you’re new around here we post new blogs EVERY Tuesday! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! Today’s post is all about Jennifer + Brad’s wedding day!! They wed in Denver, and then had their reception in Waverly, Iowa! For a day […]

Jennifer + Brad’s Summer Wedding! | Iowa Wedding

August 20, 2019

Hello Human! Time to reflect on our own wedding day! We had a handful of amazing vendors, which I will credit at the end of this post! Our day .. well more like month, because we had 3 wedding celebrations, was pretty amazing. We legally wed on our 3 year anniversary, June 26, 2019 at […]

Our Wedding Photos are done! | Jamie + Mark’s Wedding Day(s)

August 13, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! If you’re new around here we post new blogs EVERY Tuesday! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! Today’s post is all about Alicia + Ryan’s wedding day!! They wed on Sunday, July 21, 2019 and didn’t care one bit about the heat! […]

Alicia + Ryan |Their Rose Garden Sunday Wedding

August 6, 2019

Hello humans of Earth! Happy blog day! Today is a different post… it’s about a local girl, who I also went to high school with, that is fighting breast cancer. Cancer sucks, but this girl has the most positive, ready to kick it attitude I have ever seen. Chelsey Brace, recently married, got proposed to […]

Brace Yourself, She fights back!

July 23, 2019

Hello Human! Let me tell you all about how we got married at “the courthouse” and why we choose to do it this way! Chelsea Dawn Weddings photographed our courthouse day — check her blog for more sneak peeks, can’t wait to see them all and share!! We wanted to keep our anniversary, that is […]

June 26, 2019 | Our “Courthouse” / Secret Garden Wedding day

July 16, 2019

Hello Human! Welcome to JTP’s blog! We post new content every Tuesday about our clients, photography world, and real weddings! Today I am going to ramble about what photographers call “turn around time”! Now, our wedding turn around time is 6-8 weeks, and regular portrait sessions about 1-2 weeks…. but let me explain why! With […]

What does it mean When My Photographer says ____ Turn around time?

July 9, 2019

Hello Human! If you are new to JTP’s blog, we blog new posts every Tuesday! Our blog is full of wedding tips, and REAL weddings featuring our clients! We also tend to share bits and pieces of our personal life, random adventures, and just every day advice! Today I am going to walk you through […]

DIY Wedding | Bride Bouquet + 3 Bridesmaid’s for $100

July 2, 2019

Hello Human! Express Dance & Fitness is one of our favorite small businesses in Waverly, Iowa! We love Miss Hannah!!We love how she teaches the kids not only dance, but life lessons.Plus — that we get to be involved in so many ways with photography for her! The theme for this years recital was, “The […]

Express Dance Recital! | 2019

June 25, 2019

Hello Human! Our wedding day is fast approaching.. like our legal wedding is June 26, 2019 – and our vow’s / backyard wedding is June 29, 2019! I’m not sure where the time went, because it felt more like a stop watch racing to 00.00! We also have our Massive-Party, which is our New England […]

How being a Bride made me a better Wedding Photographer!

June 18, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! If you’re new around here we post new blogs EVERY Tuesday! Our blog is full of Real weddings + advice for planning your dream wedding! Today’s post is all about Alex + John’s wedding day!! They wed on June 1, 2019 in Waverly, Iowa! It was suppose to storm all […]

Alex + John | June Wedding in Iowa

June 11, 2019

Hello Human! Happy Blog Tuesday! We are Jamie + Mark of Jamie Tobin Photography and we post new blog posts EVERY Tuesday! We post real weddings, and real advice for modern day brides! — and our cats. Today I am going to break down how to have a wedding for right around 10k that is […]

How to Pick Wedding Priorities | Wedding for 10k

June 4, 2019

Hello human! Happy blog day! If you’re new around here we post new blogs EVERY Tuesday! Our blog is full of Real weddings, personal life, advice for planning your dream wedding, AND SO MUCH MORE! Today’s post is all about Gina + Kevin’s wedding day!! They wed on May 18, 2019 in Cedar Falls, Iowa […]

Gina + Kevin | Iowa Spring Wedding at Rotary Reserve

May 28, 2019

Hello Human! Happy blog Tuesday!! So, I am sitting here thinking, half the stuff I have done for our wedding I know to do, but they’re such little things that are not normally on the “wedding checklist” articles. We do our absolute best to spoil our wedding client’s rotten! We know how stressful it can […]

Our Real Wedding To Do + Checklist Advice!

May 21, 2019

Hello Human! Happy Blog Tuesday!! We post blogs every Tuesday that range from our clients, REAL weddings, and just bits of our personal life! Today’s post is to brag about my coworkers. “But Jamie.. you’re self employed..?” Yes, technically I am. So are all my friends! They are boss babes running their photography studios + […]

Our “coworkers” | Self Employed Photog-tribe

May 14, 2019

Hello Human! I recently posted on our instagram the average cost for a Bride’s real flower arrangement and was shocked to find out most of our followers had no clue what to expect to pay for professional work.. That’s when I’m like, let me make a cheat sheet to help you budget! Now – please […]

The Cost of Weddings | Cheat Sheet for Modern Budgeting

May 7, 2019

Hello Humans! I’m sitting in my kitchen, wearing Mark’s sweatpants, and haven’t even made coffee yet because I keep going from one thing to the next. (So naturally I’m now writing a blog post) All the things they don’t teach you, that you should be aware of when it comes to married life, 20’s, and […]

Adulting | 30 Bullet Points of Your 20’s.

April 30, 2019

Hello Human! It’s blog day! We also officially have kicked off wedding season! (Well technically we did in March with Chloe + Dylan’s elopement!) Today’s post is all about Jaymi + Chris! I’ve known Jaymi since our serving days, and was beyond ready to be her wedding photographer! Enjoy this little look into parts of […]

Jaymi + Chris | Spring Wedding in Waverly, Iowa

April 23, 2019

Hello Human! Let me guess, you’re engaged, madly in love with your person and then your brain goes, HOLY CATS WHAT DO I DO NOW? I got you. We’re not exactly traditional.. if you’re new here – hello! I say “meow” a lot. No two love stories should be told the same, because no two […]

Elope VS Wedding | “NO RAGRETS”

April 16, 2019

Hello Human! We had the pleasure of photographing a last minute elopement in March between Chloe + Dylan in Waterloo, at the Brown Bottle restaurant! Of course like Iowa, the weather could care less and it was a bit cold, but these two were only smiles for each other. They had gotten engaged in December, […]

Chloe + Dylan | Iowa Elopement in March

April 9, 2019

Hello Humans!! March madness to some means basketball, for us it means Dance Photos!! We are Express Dance & Fitness’s biggest fan, and beyond thrilled to come back for year 4 to do their photos, and recital in a few weeks!! We always do photos the first weekend in March, and then spend the next […]

Express Dance & Fitness Photo Day! | 2019

April 2, 2019

Hello Human! Acne is such .. it’s like getting every red light on main street in Cedar Falls, when you’re already running late, AND messed up your wing eyeliner + stabbed the mascara wand on your top lid. Tell me how you really feel, huh? 😉 Let me start this post by saying I am […]

How Jamie cured her Acne | Invest in your skin!

March 19, 2019

Hello Human!! Whether you are engaged or thinking there is a ring hiding in a folded up sweater, we are ready to talk about your big dreams with you! We are Jamie + Mark of Jamie Tobin Photography and our speciality is weddings + high school seniors! Our couples mean the world to us, and […]

Why we give FREE Engagement Sessions!

March 5, 2019