Favorite Person of the Month!

by jeanann on April 30, 2015

Allow me to introduce you to my Favorite Person/s of the Month for April:

Mrs. Karen Herrmann & daughter Emilie Herrmann Petty

How do you sum up 20+ years of photographing one of the sweetest most kind families I know? For those who don’t know, my connection for knowing Karen Herrmann is through my lovely aunt Sally; they’ve been friends since high school. I’ve had the honor to house-sit, photograph, travel and document this family’s life since the early 90’s.

(I should have a room just for their negatives )

How do you say thank you to a family that has trusted in me to document such priceless memories in their lives? My appreciation is to recognize the ladies of the Herrmann family as my favorite persons of the month. Take a tour through our years together and enjoy this gallery of images!

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Herrmann-2Karen & Ronald at Emilie’s wedding

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Ronald’s birthday with family and friends at family-owned restaurant, Grady’s, on Nacadoches

Herrmann-4Emilie & Chris beautiful wedding at The Argyle designed by Richard Flowers of the Events Co.

The Welcome Tent

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The Dinner Tent

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Baby shower for Emilie’s first born Hildebrand Petty “Hil”

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Play date of some fabulous friends and their beautiful little nuggets

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Hil’s 1st birthday / Gus’s 1st Birthday

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I love you all from the bottom of my heart and

look forward to photographing many more years together.

xoxo, Jeanann


Featured on Style Me Pretty

by jeanann on March 26, 2015


Recently I had the opportunity to photograph lovely bride, Katherine Trautmann, at the St. Anthony Hotel in downtown San Antonio, in a 1920s inspired bridal session. She was so stunning and I’m so thrilled at how the images came out. I’m excited to announce that we were featured on Style Me Pretty Tuesday, March 24, 2015!   Here are a few of my favorites.

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Photography: J Wilkinson Co | Florist: David Garcia Of Statue Of Design | Wedding Dress: Elie Saab | Shoes: Rene Caovilla | Makeup: Jade | Hair: Erin McReynolds | Luxury Hotel: The St. Anthony Hotel

Special thanks to all the wonderful vendors who participated in this photography session and to the beautiful bride for selecting me as her wedding photographer. Photographing these bridals and the couple’s March 2015 wedding was truly a pleasure!

Congratulations to the new Mr. and Mrs. Edlund!

xoxo, Jeanann


Favorite Person of the Month!

by jeanann on February 12, 2015

fa·vor·ite: adjective; definition 1. preferred before all others of the same kind

Jeanann’s Favorite Person of the Month

Welcome to a new blog series featuring my favorite person/persons of the month!

 Showing some love just in time for Valentine’s Day…

Allow me to introduce you to my favorite persons of the month with this short story.

Nine years ago I was sitting in my, seven years and counting, studio and was feeling the crazy stress of the digital era that I was entering. I had been photographing with film since the age of 18, and I come from a generation of artists. I’m not persuaded easily just to go with the flow, but anyways, I flipped open a Rangefinder magazine and saw this article of a young 23-year-old male starting his career using film. I was so blown away by his courage, photography and color of his photographs, I just called him up and said, “Hi, I’m Jeanann, you don’t know me, but I’m in love with your work and we are going to be best friends!!!” He laughed and we proceeded talking a long while. I attended  his first photography workshop in Guadalajara, Mexico where I would wake up each morning, walk out of my 1800’s hacienda room, pick an orange from the tree wearing my hacienda slippers and head to class.  Then I was introduced to his fantastic, talented partner who is a cinematographer, creating with film. Little did I know we were developing the most amazing friendship you could ever ask for. NOW, fast forward nine years and we have traveled all over the world photographing together…

 So it is with great pleasure and LOVE that I am pleased to select author of “Fine Art Wedding Photography,” Jose Villa, and Joel Serrato as my very first favorite persons of the month.

person of the monthJ & J getting some R & R

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Jose:Joel 3Watching them work together is seamless!

The support they have for one another is awesome to see and I know there is nothing more rewarding than being able to create together, side by side.

person of the monthWorking with Jose and Joel has truly been a blessing to me and my career and I’m inspired every time I get the honor to be with them.

While we were in Sardinia, Italy there was something that happened that I will never forget. Jose asked the hotel manager to take the drapes down in order to create the perfect backdrop for the wedding invitation suite. He found a perfect spot next to the hotel pool where the Sardinia managers were looking through the window horrified that he was laying their drape on the ground. Of course I loved every minute of it! His attention to detail is the reason he is one of the top wedding photographers in the world.

person of the monthThese images are a few behind the scene shots from the wedding we did in Korea. He asked the bride and groom to rent a studio; he had a “great idea.” He told me he wanted to do this inspiration design that he saw in Vogue of this amazing hand built wooden stage as a backdrop. He takes risks, and thinks outside of the box. Where most photographers will work with what they have, Jose will make what he wants!

No matter how long it takes, Joel & Jose will spend hours to create something and make it beautiful and perfect for their  clients.

I am so excited to call these two amazing artists my friends and I am always honored to work along side them.

All my best in 2015  J & J


xoxo, Jeanann

Get to Know Joel Serrato:      Website: http://joelserratofilms.com     Blog: http://joelserratoblog.com     Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joel.serrato      Instagram: @JOELSERRATO     Twitter: @jsfilms     Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/joelserrato/

Get to Know Jose Villa:     Website: http://josevilla.com     Blog: http://josevillablog.com     Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/josevillaphoto         Instagram: @josevilla      Twitter: @josevilla      Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/josevillaphoto/

“A good photograph is one that communicates the facts, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.”            Irving Penn


JWCO Kendra Scott Giveaway

by jeanann on January 12, 2015

J Wilkinson Co Photography is excited to announce a Kendra Scott giveaway we are running through the month of January!

Book your wedding with JWCO and receive a pair of these beautiful bridal Kendra Scott earrings.

Kendra Scott earrings

To inquire about booking your wedding,

contact:   J Wilkinson Co at  (210) 495-0252 or jwilkinsonco@mac.com

Don’t forget upon contacting to mention this promotion.

We look forward to hearing from you!

xoxo, Jeanann

To view some of my wedding photography please visit: www.jwilkinsonco.com


The Knot Best of Weddings 2015!

by jeanann on January 12, 2015

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Happy New Year!

I am thrilled to announce that J Wilkinson Co has been awarded The Knot Best of Weddings 2015!

I am humbled and thankful to all who left such kind reviews. I am truly overwhelmed with gratitude and speechless when I read them. It is because of so many gracious brides, grooms and parents of the bride/groom that I’m honored with this award.

To view reviews, click here, and visit my storefront on The Knot.

Thank you all again! What a great way to kick off 2015!

xoxo, Jeanann

my new mobile website:  www.jwilkinsonco.com/mobile

or for your special event please visit:  www.jwilkinsoncoclients.com

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas! Have a blessed year!! xoxo, Jeanann

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Happy Anniversary!

November 13, 2014

(Photo Credit: Lacie Hansen) 21 years and counting. Glad I said “I Do” to the boy next door! Love you! xoxo, Jeanann

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Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2014

I’d like to wish everyone a very safe and Happy Halloween! Image of Hannah Grace Wilkinson on October 31, 2002, two weeks old and 4 1/2 lbs. xoxo, Jeanann

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Holiday Portraits

October 27, 2014

Tis the season! Time to schedule your holiday portraits. Call today (210) 495-0252 or email us at jwilkinsonco@mac.com We’d love to hear from you and photograph your family this year! xoxo, Jeanann

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