You will hear this several times on your wedding day: it goes by so fast. My job is to document what is most important to YOU while still making sure you see everything else that happens on your wedding day. Everything that you see here is real.

Real couples. Real weddings. Real emotions. No styled shoots.

I don’t believe in photographing simply for the ‘gram. Every couple I have photographed has made their wedding day their own, and they trusted me to capture it. I won’t force you to do anything you don’t want to, and I’ll give you some cues in case you have no idea what to do. I am transparent from your inquiry all the way to your delivery, so ask me anything!

My goal is simple: provide you with photos where you can relive your day


Jay V Photography. Small intimate wedding in Aurora, Illinois. COVID changed their plans, but they still found ways to celebrate in their backyard wedding.
July 27, 2020/by jayvphotography
Jay V Photography. Small elopement wedding in Downtown Naperville, Illinois. The bride and groom made the most of the weather.
March 27, 2020/by jayvphotography
Jay V Photography captures a wedding with a beautiful bride at the iconic Danada House in Wheaton, IL. Beautiful wedding with natural light used.
November 30, 2019/by jayvphotography
Jay V Photography captures a wedding of a bride and groom at St. Peter and Paul church in Naperville. Reception then followed at Riverside Receptions in Geneva, IL.
November 24, 2019/by jayvphotography
Laura + Michael's wedding in Lakeside, Michigan. It was a perfect, cozy spot for an intimate wedding and great for any bride and groom
October 19, 2019/by jayvphotography
Toni + Jonathan's Warehouse109 Wedding in Plainfield, IL. Lewis University. Warehouse109 is a perfect trendy new wedding location for any bride and groom
October 5, 2019/by jayvphotography
Two grooms celebrate their beautiful and adorable LGBTQ+ gay wedding at the Arlington Heights Racetrack in Arlington Heights, IL.
September 29, 2019/by jayvphotography
This bride and groom are married and celebrate their beautiful wedding at the Public Landing restaurant in Lockport, Illinois
September 7, 2019/by jayvphotography
Bride and Groom's wedding in Chicago, IL. First look at the Art Institute and their reception was at the beautiful Lacuna Lofts.
August 31, 2019/by jayvphotography
Jay V Photography captures a beautiful wedding at Loyola University in Chicago, IL. Click here to see the photos!
August 14, 2019/by jayvphotography
Bride and groom take wedding photos around downtown Aurora, Il. Bride’s wedding dress was beautiful lace and the background were incredible.
July 13, 2019/by jayvphotography
June 23, 2019/by jayvphotography