- ELSIE de WOLFE -

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

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This year was a year of more. In all aspects. From traveling to capturing to hugging. The word more comes to mind more often than not. I saw more. I did more. I felt more. I definitely did not plan this. I mean it was not a goal of mine – to do more. (Which […]

2018.

December 31, 2018

Personal

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It truly says something about a couple when they can plan a spectacular wedding while living in another state. Major major major props to Lauren + Ryan! Everything from the decor (yes most made by Ryan’s dad!), to the beautifully traditional church for the ceremony, to the bridal party being troopers with our EXTREME summer […]

Music Box Wedding, Cleveland, OH | Lauren + Ryan !!

December 12, 2018

Weddings

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There is something spectacular about watching one of your best friends get married. I honestly thought that it wouldn’t phase me as much, but I was a hot mess of emotion. The first part of their wedding was just with close family in our hometown (and those are all the photos you will see below!) […]

Firestone Country Club Wedding, Akron OH | Chelsea + Zach !!

December 7, 2018

Weddings

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I am PRETTY certain Leah and I are twins. Haha yes, that is how I’m starting this blog post. We are twins, orr at least sisters from the same weird form of life because WE BASICALLY enjoy all the same things. From yoga, to the same love of TV shows annnnd HP books to EVEN […]

Music Box Wedding, Cleveland Ohio | Leah + Patrick !!

December 5, 2018

Weddings

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I think I need to start this post by saying after our super cold engagement session we stopped in a coffee shop that just happened to make butter beer coffee. YUP. BUTTER. BEER. COFFEE. Dead, dying, and reborn into an HP oblivion. Basically all these months later I’m still geeking out. But moving onto Katie […]

Villanova University Wedding, Pennsylvania | Katie + Laeka !!

December 3, 2018

Travel, Weddings

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Some people find it unfathomable that one could spend a holiday away from traditions or normal routine. I actually am one of those people – to a point. The only holiday I’ve spent away from family is Thanksgiving (and I’ve done it twice). The first time I was studying abroad in Europe in 2011 and […]

Thanksgiving in Maui, Hawaii

November 29, 2018

Personal, Travel

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I can’t begin this blog post without first saying that I’ve known Hilary since grade school. Yes, back when bell-bottom jeans and doc martins were the cool things to wear. Back when we wore pleated skirts during the weeks and blue eye-shadow on the weekends. Ohh all the hands on my face, just cringing. Joe, […]

Fairlawn Country Club Wedding, Ohio | Hilary + Joe !!

November 27, 2018

Weddings

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When I posted the first teaser from this wedding I typed the word Fairy Tale into the caption. There was no question or concern over if that was the correct word because everything associated with fairytale and magic and bliss surrounded this entire wedding. Every wedding I’ve captured holds a little bit of magic but […]

Metropolitan at the 9, Cleveland, OH Wedding | Blair + AJ !!

November 16, 2018

Weddings

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“It’s when she walks in that door, and you look at her like it’s the first time you’ve ever seen her. And your heart drops. And you are amazed. And you can’t wait to tell all your friends about this girl. You can’t wait to tell your mom about this girl! And you simply say […]

Mapleside Farms, Brunswick, Ohio Wedding | Darcy + Nick!!

November 9, 2018

Weddings

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I think the photographer – couple relationship is truly key for wedding images to be a success. Aside from all the creativity and technical nitty gritties, the relationship between the person behind the camera and the people in front of it, is important. Many of my couples I know through references, or at least feel […]

Windows On The River, Cleveland Ohio Wedding | Kyle + Taylor !!

November 2, 2018

Weddings