- ELSIE de WOLFE -

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

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Okay, first of all – no I didn’t just go to Scotland for Harry Potter landmarks (although that was my initial primary reason for the trip). OHH SHUSH (pics are below). Okay, okay, but yes I definitely plan all my excursions based upon books I love and movies I am obsessed with. There I said it. […]

Scotland Destination Engagement | Arthur’s Seat | (& Harry Potter)

October 10, 2018

Engagements, Personal, Travel

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I’ve got a thing for pretty things, as any girl would, of course! But my definition of pretty has changed a ton over the years, especially as I continue down this path as a wedding photographer. Naturally it has sparkles and shiny objects you can wear on body parts, but there is also that definition […]

Mohican Wedding | Kelly + Marc !!

October 8, 2018

Travel, Weddings

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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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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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The more I travel, the happier I am. But when I get to travel and meet up with couples like Emily & David?! Well, I’m as happy as a kid on Christmas day! They were absolute rockstars! It takes true New Yorkers to be completely comfortable with thousands of people around. They only have eyes […]

Emily & David’s New York City Engagement!

December 14, 2017

Engagements, Travel

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I have the BEST COUPLES in the entire world. Vicky & Will’s wedding next year is going to be as epic as their own love story. But can we just agree that their engagement was just as magical?! If I could have a couple that truly embodies my candid style, these two would be it! They […]

Vicky & Will Sunflower Field Engagement!!

November 16, 2017

Engagements, Travel

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If you are here to just see some pretty vaca pictures, then keep scrolling my friend! They are down there for ya, (even the food ones)! Before I get to them though, I just wanted chat! It has been a crazy year. Absolutely, insanely crazy! Even though most of it was a “good crazy”: I tripled […]

United Conference, Arizona

November 15, 2017

Creatives, Personal, Travel

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I took a short hiatus a couple weeks ago, and it honestly could not have come at a better time. Unplugging for four days was truly refreshing. YES, you read that right – FOUR days. Granted I still took some photos (the sunsets were unreal!), but I did not bring my DSLR, nor did I […]

Lake Oconee: My Mid-Season Break

August 2, 2017

Creatives, Personal, Travel

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Kyle + Kristen’s special day made me love everything about barn weddings! The romantic string lights, rustic wood, beautiful sunset, bonfire pits, lots of greenery and enough love to go around – I mean who wouldn’t enjoy it? These two made my heart swooooon with five o’s! Kyle’s love and gratitude for Kristen & Kristen’s gorgeous […]

Kyle + Kristen Brett are Married!

June 29, 2017

Travel, Weddings

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This is how the conversation went: “Mariss, can we hike somewhere after I finish Step 1?” “Sure Jen! Anywhere in particular?” “I want to see a National Park!”  Even though we have one in our own backyard, why not out west? So we researched & booked the necessities. My CF card quickly filled with more […]

Pacific Northwest!

June 20, 2017

Personal, Travel