Category Archives: Portraits

Marcella & Lyndsay Turn 30!

“Oh $hit I’m Thirty” was the catch phrase for Marcella & Lyndsay’s Birthday shoot. It wasn’t until after the shoot was over and I was going through the images that I realized the actual reality of it all. My little sister and her best friend are actually turning THIRTY! Whereeee does the time go?! When…

Brianna Turns 1! Unicorn Theme Cake Smash

We have had quite a few cake smash sessions this month and all with some pretty awesome themes! This cake smash staring Brianna was Unicorn themed! We started Brianna off slowly with some clean portraits…but she really was ready for that cake from the first second. For this reason, I started off with the photo…

Grace L. | Newborn Lifestyle Maternity Session

Although we do not photograph newborns one on one in posed settings such as baskets, boxes, etc., we LOVE our lifestyle newborn sessions. It is definitely a moment in time to capture. A new child, in their home, with his or her parents….and the bond between them. We try to make these sessions as stress…

VINCENT TURNS 1! | COOKIE MONSTER THEMED SESSION

We love our cake smash sessions here at Jesse Rinka Photography! This little guy was the star of the show! He was such a trooper through the entire session! ALWAYS happy! He was such a pleasure to work with. Scroll all the way down to see a little video of just how happy he was…so…

Gabriella & Marco | Fort Tryon Maternity Session

It’s an amazing feeling just photographing a couple’s wedding day. But when your couple decides to start their own family and they call on you once again to document that special time in their lives, it’s a feeling like no other. I love all of my clients and I am forever thankful for the opportunity…

SERENA TURNS 1! | MERMAID THEMED SESSION

We have done quiet a few cake-smash sessions this year, and I love the fact that they are all different and unique in their own way! When I found out Serena’s theme was going to involve a mermaid, I knew right away we had to do the beach! We believed Oakland Beach would be best…

ALEXA TURNS 1! | BEAUTY AND THE BEAST THEMED SESSION

The studio has been so busy lately that I haven’t had time to make my blog posts! I have been dying to post this one for some weeks now! We love taking on themed birthday sessions, but it always makes it that much more special when the client is your friend! We have known Joe…

Massimo Turns 1! | Cookie Monster Themed Session

The studio has been so busy these past few weeks that we haven’t had a chance to post this super cute 1st Birthday session with Max! Max’s mom had this awesome idea to do a Cookie Monster themed shoot. We absolutely loved the idea and honestly…she couldn’t have put it all together any better! Her…

Gianna Turns Three! | Portrait Session

Happy Birthday to Gianna!! We first met Gianna when she was 1, in 2016. Her mom brought her into the studio for a mini holiday session and she has been a regular ever since! We absolutely love seeing her every time she comes in. She is just the cutest little girl. Believe it or not…

Portrait Session With Joe

If you have been following our work, you will notice that we have been working with female models exclusively over the last few months. We have had some really great shoots and produced some awesome photos thanks to various teams that came together for collaborations. However, we took a step back and realized the one…