- ELSIE de WOLFE -

I am going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life.

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Okay, so I wrote an Instagram caption the other day. It wasn’t my typical gushy girl kind of caption. Instead it was long and didn’t have any exclamation points. (Rare right?! haha) But it was a topic that seems to be taboo now a days, which is to take care of yourself. Mental health is something […]

Photog’s Life: The Burnout!

August 1, 2018

Creatives, Personal

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This gem of a couple is MARRIED and allll my squeals and jumps were in rare form. First of all, I just need to say this venue was a gorgeous backdrop – even if it torrentially down-poured 50% of the day. Ohhh Ohio for ya. Secondly though, Corey + Brian are that type of couple […]

Corey + Brian Rumsey are Married!!

July 26, 2018

Weddings

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Hiiiii friends! If you’ve followed me on Instagram for a while, or at least over a weekend, you’ll know that when I have a wedding I immediately go home and back up the images. During this time, I have accomplished an array of activities that keep me from falling asleep at my computer (although one […]

Photog’s Life: How to Stay Entertained While Backing Up Photos

July 15, 2018

Creatives, Personal

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Timisoara, Romania Wedding I have been trying to write this blog post for a couple weeks now and I still am unsure how to begin. I think I have to start waaaay back when, during a sunrise engagement session the moment Ioan and Iesareela hopped out of their car in Akron, Ohio. FIRST – I’s […]

Destination Wedding: Ioan + Iesareela Popescu are Married!!

July 10, 2018

Travel, Weddings

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I am thankful for every single one of my couples. They alllll show me a piece of love and happiness that is unlike any pinterest quote or romance novel. Every single aspect to their relationship is unique and them to a tee. Katie and Ryan were no exception! To be in the presence of such […]

Katie + Ryan Reichert are Married!!

June 26, 2018

Weddings

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Guys, my 2018 Wedding Season could not have started off better! Stephanie and Scott tied the knot on a March weekend right back where they met: Kent State University! Both speeches during the reception touched upon one of their first dates, which happened in the air! (Scott is a pilot!) – What a perfect way […]

Stephanie + Scott Sowers are Married!

May 23, 2018

Weddings

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Also seen on Kentucky Bride Magazine under Real Weddings! There is a piece of my heart saved for just this family. Immediately upon meeting, they engulfed me with kindness. They care for each other so purely, and so fiercely, that I truly hope to embody a love like theirs one day. Genuine, kind and overflowing with light, I am […]

Alex + Jarrod Sims are Married!

May 16, 2018

Travel, Weddings

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This morning I picked up my grandmother for her hair appointment and realized that I mindlessly walked into her kitchen and sat down. I could not remember my walk from my car to this chair. It was just instinct. It was natural. It’s what I always did. I realized, every time I walk into her […]

Marissa’s Friday Thoughts

March 16, 2018

Personal

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Let’s rewind to 2013 when I graduated college and decided to create an llc. I was so nervous. I remember sitting in that lawyer’s contemplating my anxiety: “Networking had to be easier than all this paperwork.” “Sitting in a typical 9-5 job, with health insurance and a 401K, would be the safest way to grow up.” […]

2017: My Year In Review

December 31, 2017

Creatives, Personal

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These two had the soul to fill a black-and-white photograph. If you don’t know what I mean, don’t worry, I am going to explain. I can’t speak for every photographer, but when I make black and white’s I do it for the purpose of feeling something. Because of this, any image that is a black […]

Sarah & Anders are Married!!

December 30, 2017

Weddings