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MEET Renee

We love vacations, playing outdoors, and laughing so hard tears are rolling down our cheeks. We value traditions and the most sentimental of moments. If you believe in keeping real moments as much as we do and want to make friends with two college sweethearts, keep scrolling, we can't wait to meet you. 

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Hi, We're Elsie J Photo!

fine wedding & Portrait photography in Southwest Florida

My enjoyment of the outdoors, fiercely loving my family and friends, wearing scarves as soon as Florida weather permits, margaritas & wine, love of list making and my secret shame - anything having to do with Magnolia Homes.

what I'm known for:

Every time I pick up my camera the world goes still and I am refueled with my passion. I believe in storytelling whether it is in the written sense, or photographically speaking. My biggest loves include my two little boys and my husband (and second photographer, partner, and biggest cheerleader) Grant. We have started an amazing journey together, which is why I am so excited to share in your own  adventures.  

I'm a Florida girl who believes in storytelling and capturing raw moments. 

MEET Renee

Storytelling is everything to us. We believe in raw and beautiful moments that take your breath away. What a perfect opportunity that we have as storytellers to capture family heirlooms for generations. 

We believe in creating stories

what makes us different

I have always loved looking back at old photographs. They tell a story of another time and place. I love that what we are doing is creating those stories for generations to come. The years go by quickly, which is why we are passionate about preserving your memories. 

We believe in heirlooms.

what makes us different

Play to see how important photography (and you) are to us! 

Our why

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Intimate Wedding collections begin at $600
Full Wedding collections begin at $1200
Portrait collections begin at $150

*Ask about our client referral program

When I say most of our clients have become our friends, I mean it. There's a lot of love in what we do, and we make it a point to make a connection that goes deeper than just a photographer. We want to be YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER, for generations to come.

We can't wait to hear from you! Feel free to drop us a line to say hi! 

If you're still reading this, you might be our kind of people...

booking information

"I can’t recommend Renee and Grant enough... accommodating, prompt, imaginative and wonderfully sweet! It poured rain on our special day and the photos turned out stunning regardless. They stuck around and got creative to ensure the perfect shots were captured. We couldn’t have asked for a better photography team and have used them (and will continue to use them) in other occasions. The results are always the same, beautiful!"

"The results are always the same, beautiful."

Hannah & John

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"Renee and Grant shot our wedding and I do not have the words to express just how wonderful a job they do. Beginning to end, professionalism through and through; you don't have to worry about a missed picture or a missed moment (to pick one picture out of a ton of great shots: I have a candid picture of my son making me weep because he told me how happy he was and I will treasure that FOREVER).

The quality of the shots and the quality of the editing were just so far beyond my expectations. Amazing work done by amazing people and I can't say enough good things about them.

"I do not have the words to express just how wonderful a job they do."

Rebecca & Ryan

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Renee did an amazing job with our wedding! She was able to capture every special moment perfectly with my family, friends and new husband! Her friendliness and professionalism put me at ease during what could have been a stressful day. I would gladly refer Renee to anyone looking for a photographer. Thanks, Renee!

"She was able to capture every special moment."

Melanie & Matt

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I am IN LOVE with my new professional photos. Renee took such care to ensure that my vision and hope for my photos became a reality. She helped me with posing and perfectly placed a few of the decor items I brought with me into the shots... She even helped me pick out what to wear. From venue selection to final photo shoot, Renee did it all professionally with ease. HIGHLY recommend.

"Renee took such care to ensure that my vision and hope for my photos became a reality."

Ashley-Kalon Consulting

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"I absolutely love them~ Thank you for being beyond amazing to work with from start to finish. You are very talented and we are so lucky to have found you to capture our family memories."

"I absolutely love them!"

Ashley & Ron

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Fort Myers, Florida

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