Category: Personal

Galentine's Day at Majorette by St. Louis wedding photographer Choice Jade Photography
Celebrating Friendship: A Styled Galentine’s Day Party at Majorette
Like so many good things in life, connecting with Grace of Saving Grace Occasions was totally a happy coincidence! When we sat down and talked about this styled shoot idea she had -- a vibrant, fun, girly Galentine's Day dinner pa ...
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Cyclist biking past Jefferson Lake in Forest Park
The Sounds of Forest Park
If you're like me and love to get lost in nature, I bet Forest Park is on the top of your list of favorite places in St. Louis. (And, in case you haven't heard, it's also topped the list of "10 Best City Parks" on USA Today.) B ...
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New Year's Resolutions: Here's to 2017
My New Year’s Resolutions
2017 is officially upon us! I hope you had a wonderful night celebrating New Year's Eve and woke up this morning feeling hopeful, determined, and energetic (despite being maybe a little bit hungover). Now onto the fun part: New Ye ...
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Masquerade Gala-A Styled New Year's Eve Party at Barnett on Washington by St. Louis wedding photographer Choice Jade Photography
Masquerade Gala: A Styled New Year’s Eve Party at Barnett on Washington
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St. Louis wedding photographer Choice Jade Photography reveals what's in his bags
What’s in My Bags
"Less is more": if there's one motto that I live by both in life and in photography, this would be it. I travel light, so I usually take only one camera body (Nikon D5100: it's lightweight and versatile) and one lens (Nikon 18- ...
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Before and After comparison of photo of Hole-in-the-Wall Sunset at Rialto Beach
Before and After Series: Hole-in-the-Wall Sunset at Rialto Beach
You might think a photographer's job is just to click the shutter. But, in reality, much of what a photographer does is behind the scenes, which used to mean a darkroom. Of course, not many photographers use darkrooms anymore. Mos ...
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product photography three lighting setups comparison using Schlafly beer as example
The Making of Schlafly: Three Moods of Beer (or Product Photography)
The title of this blog post might be misleading (or disappointing) to some because I'm not going to talk about Schafly the St. Louis brewery or the amazing craft beers they make. I'm not much of drinker, so I know as much about be ...
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St. Louis Yangtze River Performing Arts Ensemble Benefit Concert at Incarnate Word Church
Great Music for a Great Cause: Benefit Concert at Incarnate Word Church
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I’m Featured as Photographer of the Month!!!
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