Your love story deserves more than just meh photos.. tell your story, and tell it in print!

Hello Human! Today’s blog post is all personal rambling thoughts, so feel free to skip to just photos if you want! My personality type is the “giving, helping, putting others first” kind. I have a problem with putting my needs last, and sometimes that can leave me exhausted. There is no shame in admitting I […]

My kindness is a strength, not a weakness.

A female and Male in a hugging embrace on the edge of a mountain cliff

January 28, 2020

Hello human!! Welcome to the blog, my name is Jamie and I’m your host this evening… ha 😉 Have you ever wondered what your investment in photography means? Like what it truly means for you, not the break down I could give you in photographer language that only photographers care about because we like feeling […]

What your Investment in Photography means | Jamie Tobin Photography

January 14, 2020

Hello Human!! I know, I have all the tea for your wedding + elopement needs and I am about to spill it all over myself because my cats will not get off my lap AH! Want to know our favorite Venues + Vendors in Iowa? You have come to the right place… These are in […]

Iowa Wedding Venues + Vendors We LOVE | Jamie Tobin Photography

January 7, 2020

Hello Human! This time of year is kind of my favorite, it’s chilly, it’s family time.. and business things are switched to prepping for 2020 wedding season! We do a lot of behind the scenes work during December – February, and do not feel guilty about our time off spent traveling to see family in […]

20 Bachelorette / Bachelor Party Ideas!

December 17, 2019

Hello there fellow human! I’ve had multiple occasions of humans in my inbox asking for advice over the years (which is why we started The RAW Workshop with Chelsea Dawn Weddings + Jamie Orr Photography) to help those humans in the inbox with their photography + weddings! We want to help, we also don’t mind […]

6 Tips for beginner Wedding Photographers!

December 10, 2019

Hello Human! How is it hanging today? I adjusted my camera strap so the bruises hit a little higher meow 😉 Welcome to JTP’s blog, we post new content every Tuesday! We are wedding photographers, cat parents, and overall just weird humans. Today.. I want to talk to vendors. We recently announced our new venture.. […]

Vendors, get off your phone.. |The RAW Workshop

November 19, 2019

Hello human! So, you booked us.. Jamie + Mark – Jamie Tobin Photography – the crazy humans who fell in love over a post it note, and are hopeless romantics trying to find every ounce of good in this world through photography. Ha – I went a little ham on that intro 😉 Here is […]

How to Prep for Your Engagement / Couple Photos with Jamie + Mark!

November 5, 2019

Hello human – welcome to our blog! My name is Jamie, I’m the main author of this space, and I try really hard to give our clients the content they need to have amazing wedding days! So.. we recently got married, and had 3 wedding celebrations! We splurged on a few things and saved on […]

Secrets to having a “Small Budget Wedding” | Jamie Tobin Photography

October 29, 2019

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!

One female, one male in full denim outfits posing on the ground

October 15, 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