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Travel and discovery are a big part of our lives.
Jennifer has trekked the Inca Trail and learned to scuba dive in the Galapagos. She has traveled solo up the Amazon in Peru to see dolphins, was face-to-face with a mountain lion while camping in Montana, and while traveling alone in India worked as an “extra” in a Bollywood film. Horseback riding in Mongolia and exploring Myanmar are on her bucket list.
Michael has trekked in Nepal, traveled across the Sahara with a camel caravan for National Geographic, and journeyed by bus in Uganda and Rwanda to visit mountain gorillas. While staying on a Lake Victoria island chimp sanctuary he babysat (chimpsat?) a young chimp. He wants to go diving in the Galapagos and to explore Myanmar with Jennifer (but plans to avoid horses in Mongolia).
Together we have seen flamingos in the high deserts of Bolivia, heard the muezzin’s call to prayer in Morocco, photographed the Holy Week celebrations in Guatemala, and lived in Mexico. However, few places or experiences beat camping in the Rocky mountains. We’re always planning our next photo adventure.
However, our next important assignment will be your wedding. You can get started by contacting us here.
If you’re having your wedding in this area, you HAVE to book Michael and Jennifer!! My wife and I were absolutely blown away by their creativity, professionalism and of course the final product. Couldn’t love these two more for everything they did for us and how they made our wedding images into art! And the Trash the Dress session you will NOT regret, it was amazing!!!!
Jennifer and Michael were WONDERFUL to work with to say the least. So sweet and so talented! The pictures turned out better than we imagined. M and J were very professional and even did a Skype session with us so we could get to know them more. I think their photos are so unique and absolutely breathtaking! I would recommend them to ANY and EVERYONE!
When looking for a photographer, the most important thing to us was to find a photographer who truly captures the emotion of joy, laughter, and love. That is exactly what we got from Jennifer and Michael’s beautiful pictures! They are both such genuine people who you can tell absolutely LOVE photography! Watching them work together is just as impressive as their pictures. You can tell the couple gets excited by the architecture, finding new places at the resorts. They always find different, new, and creative shots while working with the lighting lets you know they are passionate about each picture! They are very friendly and make you relax while also getting to know your family and making everyone as comfortable as can be. M and J you TRULY are the best!
I was truly blown away, floored when I saw our wedding pictures, they are absolutely perfect! If you’re reading this review wondering if you should book them, stop, and go book them….now! You won’t regret it
Advice: Book them.
Rearrange your budget however you need to, because Magical Light is simply AMAZING. If I could give them 10 stars, I would. Your photos ARE how you’ll remember your wedding day forever. Make them count.
Despite stormy weather the day of our wedding, Michael and Jennifer were able to capture the natural beauty of the moment with unbelievable ease, confidence, and talent. They both are equally talented artistic professionals with a deep passion for photography that work both harmoniously and complimentary. They are fun and easy going and are both great at making you feel comfortable and natural in your skin. Their photos capture the true YOU and not a bunch of awkward or forced smiles and poses.
After the wedding, they were able to quickly provide preview images for social media for all of our family and friends to enjoy that could not make the trip. Upon sharing the photos with friends and family, the unanimous responses were “WOW!” “I feel like I was there!” “I have never seen such beautiful wedding photos!” “Everyone looks fabulous!” “These could be published in a wedding magazine!” “The clouds! The water! That dress!!” “Unique and masterful eye for detail.”
We can look through our AMAZING album and it instantly brings us back to that day because through our photos we can see and feel all the emotions of everyone that took part in our special day. That is the simple MAJIC that Magical Light gave us for the remainder of our lives.
Bottom line: If you’re looking for amazing photographers that will capture the best imaginable version of your big day, then look no further — Magical Light Studios!!!!
You can stop looking for your photographers. Congratulations, you’ve found them. Hire M&J. Now. Right now… before they’re booked by someone else on your date and you miss out on the greatest wedding photos you’ll ever see.
If you’ve seen their online gallery, then you already know their work is stunning. But what you might not know (yet) is that Michael and Jennifer are wonderful people to work with. They helped us every step of the way, from advice on locations for the shoot to where to grab the best tacos in Playa.
Our friends and family cannot stop talking about how beautiful the photos turned out, using words and phrases like “breathtaking,” “gorgeous” and “you look like movie stars” to describe the images. We could not be happier with our decision to hire M&J.
So what are you waiting for? Go and make the best decision of the entire planning process. You won’t regret it.
“Dear readers. It is with great pleasure that we write this review for Michael and Jennifer’s photograph services; we highly recommend them. They were very friendly and very professional before, during and after our wedding day, and the photographs are amazingly great. We felt that our wedding, being a destination wedding, presented particular risks as we were going to have to hire people/companies that we (or any friend or relative) had never heard of before.
Now comes the most important part … the quality of their work. The photos are superb; pure art! Seriously, we never thought the photos would come out so well. The colors, the backgrounds, the angles, the lighting, the moments captured. This alone is worth hiring them, but well, they do offer the whole package (attitude, professionalism, quality of work). We are now having trouble picking those for framing. We highly recommend them.”
When my husband and I got engaged I was really worried about wedding photography – I was not feeling photogenic and like a bride. When Jennifer showed me just a few shots on her camera during our wedding photos my fears evaporated. Jennifer & Michael are incredibly talented photographers, I love every shot they took, the lighting, color, and composition in our photos was simply stunning. The turnaround time for our destination wedding photos was super quick – we were able to show a slideshow of them at our wedding reception back home which our guests loved!!!
“I was lucky enough to stumble across Jennifer and Michael when looking for a photographer for my September wedding in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They spend most of the year in Mexico, but shoot in the US in the summer and fall. I’ve been in weddings with bossy photographers and that’s not their style. I was even more pleased with our decision to go with Jennifer and Michael when we saw our photos. They were beautiful. The editing was nicely done. I was amazed at how natural the shots were, yet they captured so many faces and emotions as if it were staged. The photographer was a big chunk of my small wedding budget, but worth every penny. You won’t be disappointed if you hire M&J Photography and you won’t be disappointed spending good money on great photos.”
“Oh my goodness! John and I are just on our way to our honeymoon and seeing these pictures just made our year! They are incredible, breathtaking, and exciting. We can’t thank you enough. What a pleasure to be photographed by you!”
BLOWN AWAY!!!!! Jennifer and Michael we can not thank you enough for these outstanding pictures. You did a beautiful job capturing our precious, loving, and hilarious moments. Thank you , thank you , thank you!!
Thank you again- so, so very much.
“I could not have asked for better photographers for my dream wedding in the Adirondacks. From the initial conversations during the planning stage to the follow up communication regarding the wedding album and prints – M&J photography went above and beyond to ensure that everything was done in a perfect, professional, and timely manner. They are skilled photographers with years of experience. I recommend them to every one of my friends who gets engaged. If you are looking for photographers to capture the beautiful memories that take place on your wedding day, choose M&J Photography. They are simply the best!”
Take advantage of special pricing for the summer and fall of 2018. Couple’s sessions begin at $295 and weddings begin at $1495. We design albums and will help you order outstanding prints and canvases for your walls.
Want to see more? Visit our web site to see recent weddings from the U.S. and Mexico, and to read more about what we can do for you. Click here.