Hawaiian Getaway!

For 10 days in January, my husband and I were able to sneak away to the beautiful islands of Hawaii. We spent 5 days on Maui at the beautiful Sheraton resort (2), basking in the sun and playing in the waves. We went snorkeling, whale watching (3), hiking (5), visited the Old Maui Plantation (1) and […]

Certification Creates Confidence

You may have noticed the words CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER in a few places on my website and blog and wondered exactly what that means and why do I make such a big deal out of it? When I first set out to obtain my CPP designation, it was purely self-motivated challenge.  I never intended to promote […]

From My Family To Yours…

Happy Holidays!!! This was the front side of our 2011 holiday portraits – Huge thanks to my friend, Christi, who assisted in taking the family portrait as I’ve found it impossible to be in two places at once. 😉  

A Photographer’s Definition of Newborn

Two weeks or younger… A photographer’s definition of a newborn may vary vastly from the general public’s idea of a newborn. Typically a photographer considers a newborn a baby that is two weeks or younger – this is because the newly-born stage of life is extremely special! Your baby is very sleepy and pliable – […]

Professional Photographer | Phoenix Newborn Photographer

There is a new local business listing site available – Thumbtack.com is starting to make its way up the rankings as a “go to” referral services for local business – I’ve added my website to their list: Phoenix and Scottsdale Professional Photographer Please check it out!

My Favorite Things | B&N NookColor

I was going to type out a long post about this, but honestly, I think keeping it short and sweet will get the point across. I love my Barnes & Noble NookColor. Flat out LOVE IT.  I bought it in January because I wanted to be able to read books at the gym while I […]

Phoenix Professional Photographer | Certified!

I am pleased to announce that I have completed the process to become a Certified Professional Photographer! Here is the press release: February 11, 2011 For Immediate Release Meggan Jacks Earns Certification Meggan Jacks of Meggan Jacks Photography in Phoenix, Arizona has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from the Professional Photographic Certification Commission. […]

Phoenix Professional Photographer | Fan us on Facebook!

I have to admit I am a bit of a Facebook addict. I think I am getting it under control (I broke my addiction to FarmTown) but I do enjoy the social aspect of it (and seeing all the “OMG! More SNOW!” posts from my Iowa friends/family.Haha! I love AZ!) If you are on Facebook, […]

Arizona Adoptions | A Family Wanting To Adopt

I have a special introduction for a very special family who is near and dear to me. Christi and her daughter Bella (as a suprise for Dad, Rick)  had the pleasure of being one of the first families I photographed when I started business nearly 6 years ago.  Realizing that we had a TON of […]

|Des Moines Child & Family Photographer| Now Booking Sessions…

I am really excited to have confirmed plans to be Des Moines October 10th through the 18th. I’ve got the studio location reserved and have a whole list of on-location areas that would be perfect for child and family sessions. What I am really excited about is that session fees for my time/talent will be […]