jmb Photography

New Westminster , BC


244 Gifford Street
New Westminster, BC CA V3M 6X3 (map)




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I am a professional photographer venturing into my second full-time year of business.

I offer my services all over British Columbia but primarily service the Greater... Read more
I am a professional photographer venturing into my second full-time year of business.

I offer my services all over British Columbia but primarily service the Greater Vancouver District & Fraser Valley. I also offer my services for those doing a Destination Wedding anywhere in the world.

My style of photography is quite varied & I am not limited to only one style. Throughout the day, I change from artistic to photojournalistic to traditional and back again. This allows me to capture so many different images with many different feelings & emotions portrayed.

I take great pride in my work and I am always happy to accommodate the bride & groom's wishes to the best of my ability. I strive my hardest to make your wedding the best it possibly can be through the lense.

I always tell my clients that the memories that I capture throughout this special day, will be relived for a lifetime to come!

Let's create magic!
Jen - Owner & Photographer Read less




What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism
What do your packages include?
Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Prints, Video Montage
Do you have liability insurance?
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
I am experienced in many kinds of lighting situations. I am able to handle bright sunlight right down to midnight darkness. I have photographed many weddings in the evening after sundown as well as inside many dark churches & venues.
Is your media preference film or digital?
I am a digital photographer and have all professional Canon equipment.
How many photographers do you work with?
I am the sole photographer & owner of jmb Photography but I have hired another photographer to work with me when the Bride & Groom request a Second Photographer for their Wedding.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Most definitely! I am your photographer.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
I never book more than one wedding in a day or weekend.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
I do have a small network of other Professional Wedding Photographers that can be my replacement if there was a life & death situation to myself. I will not call in a replacement unless I have been hospitalized for major health concerns & not because my cat has a cold.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
I always have back-up of all my equipment on hand. My second photographer also has back-up.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
I charge by the day to a maximum of 10 hours. If you would like to have me attend longer than 10 hours, I am available for additional time.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Yes, extra hours are an option for all couples. The additional hours are charged at a rate of $200/hour for a minimum of 2 hours.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
I only take one meal break during the day. I come with small snacks in my bags to keep me going throughout the day.
Do you charge for travel?
I do not charge travel to couples who are within the GVRD/Fraser Valley (West Vancouver - Abbotsford). Anything beyond those areas, may be charged, this is something we would discuss at our consultation.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
All your images will be placed on your online gallery within 6 weeks of the wedding for your viewing.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
All proofs are offered in the online gallery.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The online gallery is viewable for 3 months after it has been populated.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
The Bride & Groom receive full copyright of all the images.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes, I reserve the right to use the photos in my portfolios, both printed & online.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
The Bride & Groom receive all the images on a DVD.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Every couple is given their own personalized online gallery. This is for the couple as well as any guests, friends, family or out of towners. All the guests are given an info card with the details of the gallery, so they will be able to view it as well.
What kind of albums do you offer?
I offer 4 different albums in my packages. All the albums are brought to the consultations for your viewing.


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It was so easy to work with our photographer. The pictures were beautiful and unique. The formal portrait session was a blast and she was totally flexible. She caught some great moments at the reception. Polite, professional, creative and helpful with planning.
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jmb Photography responded with the following comments:

This couple was a blast to work with as well!
They were very outgoing & friendly - as were their friends & family.
Thank you for choosing jmb Photography.
Jen was easy to get a hold of, responded to inquiries in a timely manner and was at the location on the day of the wedding at the expected time. She has a pleasant relaxed personality.
Jen and her assistant worked hard throughout the day, taking a large number of pictures.
The quality of the pictures was less than I was hoping for. One of the group family pictrues that actually had everyone looking at the camera was on a tilt. There was very little touching up/ colour highlighting done on the pictures unless we specifically asked for it.
Would like to have seen more initiative on Jen's part in setting up creative locations/ poses. Felt that we were doing the suggestions though she knew our location several months ahead of time.
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jmb Photography responded with the following comments:

After looking through their photographs again, I see only 1 of the 6 photographs of the family where someone is not looking, and only 1 of those 6 is on a tilt.
As I mention in the consultation, if we have a case like this where your favorite photograph happens to have someone's eyes closed or head turned, you simply need to request an edit on this specific photograph & I am more than happy to make this photograph print ready for you. I do my best to make every photograph print ready but these kinds of edits are very time consuming and are better left to a request basis.
This couple had over 1,000 images & all were touched up & edited - totally approximately 30 hours of editing work, in addition to the hours spent at the wedding, meeting with the couple & designing albums.
The location was scouted by myself & my associate 2 weeks prior to the wedding & we had a list of locations to use. We did those locations & the couple also had their own special requests in addition to our ideas.


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