- ELSIE de WOLFE -

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

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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 […]

Greystone Hall Wedding | Katie + Ryan !!

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 […]

Kent State University Wedding | Stephanie + Scott !!

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 […]

Saxony Farms, Lexington KY Wedding | Alex + Jarrod !!

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

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Rachael & Paul are your favorite type of people to hug! I know that is pretty weird to say, but they truly are! Every meeting we had, they were so giddy and excited (mainly for their wedding), but it made me want to squeeze them!! Their excitement was for good reason though, because their wedding […]

Rachael & Paul are Married!!

December 28, 2017

Weddings

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Lauren & Matt’s special day was one for every single book written about love. EVER. Allll the pieces were such beautiful additions. The location had a little Great Gatsby magic. The bowties added a James Bond feel in the air. THAT Dress! Ahh, that dress. It felt like Marylin Monroe met with the Duchess of […]

Lauren & Matt are Married!!

December 27, 2017

Weddings