Who We Are
Believers of true love stories
Marriage is awesome!
Getting To Know Us
Hey there, we’re Jonathan and Ruth, the husband and wife team of Gonzalez J. Photography & Design Studio! We think photography is one of the most important things to consider when planning your wedding and we love that responsibility.
One of our favorite things is hearing the story of that moment they realized this is the one, for now and forever. It’s a joy to be part of your special day as you celebrate your relationship and future together.
Most days you can find us planning engagement sessions and working on wedding timelines. We can’t wait to assist you with all the details involving your photography! We also like to travel, so let’s talk about going somewhere rad for your wedding!
We got married twice, once in Milwaukee, WI, and again in Washington, D.C. because we didn’t have the proper paperwork the first time - whoops.
If we had an extra hour in the day, you’d find us sleeping in,
snuggling under the covers, cuddling tight!
We love, love, breakfast! Coffee from Peregrine, blueberry buckwheat pancakes and eggs benedict from Eastern Market are some of our favorites!
We met online January 20th, 2012, when Jonathan sent
Ruth a “wink” Our first kiss was at the Lincoln Monument,
Celebrating the milestones.
We are passionate about marriage and fiercely believe that a wedding is all about celebrating the vows you make to one another. Our brides and grooms want lasting memories, images that bring a smile to their face and remind them of a sweet moment and their deep love for each other even when times get tough. They want to look back and know they worked with a professional who helped them treasure their relationship. We do just that.
Since you spend more time with your photographer than almost anyone else on your wedding day, it’s so important to find someone whose company you enjoy.
What We believe in
Marriages are built on little everyday moments. Each morning you get to choose how your actions will build your relationship a little stronger and a little deeper, one day at a time.
Laughter is the spice of life that adds joy to every day, no matter how routine.
Day Dreaming is never a waste of time when it’s done together. Be bold and share your hopes, even the ones you barely dare to whisper.
Our thoughts, actions, and words have the power to build each other up. It’s always worth investing in experiences that draw people together.
Memories can and should be made with big and grand actions, but also with small personal gestures that let those you care about know they are seen and loved.
It’s important to stay curious and never stop asking questions. There’s always something new to discover about your beloved.
Your wedding is only the beginning of the beautiful legacy you are creating.
Did we just become friends?