- Albert einstein -

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

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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

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Bridgette + Mike were two people completely immune to jet lag. Well maybe not, but I am pretty certain getting off a plane at 4am and then doing a sunset anniversary session deserves some kind of award! (If it were me I would be useless the entire day!) But, nope! They were troopers! It’s beautiful […]

Bridgette + Mike’s Anniversary Session | Moraine State Park

June 13, 2017

Portraits, Travel, Weddings

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I am a big family person. Sunday dinner’s growing up wasn’t an option it was a priority. You were there at the time Grams said so, because it was family time. My immediate family tripled in number when it came to out-of-town weddings, sporting events, or honors ceremonies. When we were little we traveled to Florida every […]

Palm Beach Portraits

May 18, 2017

Portraits, Travel

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I like to think that I am a good friend. But I definitely didn’t win the best friend award since it took me until the very last minute to visit this guy in San Diego. Let’s just say that he moved back to Cleveland two weeks after I visited him. So very last minute doesn’t […]

San Diego!

May 17, 2017

Personal, Travel

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