- ELSIE de WOLFE -

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

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2015. There I said it, 2015. Shall I get more specific? Sunday, October 18, 2015. Want to see how my photography looked almost 4 years ago? Welp, here we go. I’m feeling the season of giving near, and decided to give love to those weddings that gave me allll the love waaaay back when! Let […]

2015 Throwback Wedding: Brookside Farm, Louisville, Ohio | Katie & Jeremy

October 18, 2019

Weddings

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For this beautiful wedding, let’s travel to the cutest little area of Chagrin Falls, in the middle of an Ohio summer with one amazing couple: Shannon & Ian! These humans belong to that engagement session where the soon-to-be groom asked me at the end if he could do one specific shot re-enacting the HP moment […]

The Tanglewood Club Wedding, Chagrin Falls, Ohio | Shannon & Ian

October 17, 2019

Weddings

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Amy and Matt are two of the most beautifully kind people you will ever meet. EVER. The energy, patience and constant smile that surrounded them was a perfect reminder of it. I will say it is a true testament to how strong a relationship is based fully on the love that surrounds them. And this […]

Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe Wedding, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Amy & Matt

October 3, 2019

Weddings

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The ocean holds so many of my favorite memories. From family vacations to internships to just watching the sun rise. It is a place that calms my entire spirt and allows my life to take a pause. With that said, I think I found my sweet spot. The end all be all. One where I […]

Hilton Head Island Wedding, Hilton Head, South Carolina | Reanna & Kyle

September 26, 2019

Weddings

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Infatuation. Remember when you first learned that word? It was probably in some British or English Lit class in 8th grade or even high school. If not, then let me refresh your memory: Infatuation: an intense passion or admiration for someone or something. Welllp, this word continuously popped into my head while capturing this wedding. […]

Sapphire Creek Winery Wedding, Chagrin Falls, Ohio | Annie & Luke

September 12, 2019

Weddings

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Annie & Kyle! Where do I even begin!? First of all, I LOVE THEM. For so many reasons, but the highest would be for the way that they emulate everything I hope my couples get to experience. They are both organized and laid back, excited and nervous.  They prioritize the ultimate goal of love and […]

Maketewah Country Club Wedding, Cincinnati, OH | Annie & Kyle

September 12, 2019

Weddings

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It’s my 29th birthdaaay sooo I figured I’d have some fun highlighting the quirkiest moments that made up the best of these 29 years! I chatted with some of my closest friends and family and asked them for some help on these “Marissa Moments”. Because, let’s be honest, even though I know the majority of […]

29 Marissa Moments // A 29th Birthday Tribute to Myself

August 12, 2019

Personal

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Yes, that is right. Sometimes I forget that I am too a small business owner. Crazy to think that creatives are lumped into this category. To everyone else, it may not seem like we crunch numbers or pay our bills, mainly because what we put out there is allll about the art aspect of the […]

Top 5 Necessities for Small Business Owners

July 31, 2019

Creatives

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Whaaaaat? Did you read that right? New Orleans? Yup. You read that correctly! This May I traveled down to NOLA to capture these two and their families celebrating such a day. SO why am I excited to tell you about a New Orleans wedding? Well let’s say there were TONS of things that us midwestern […]

The Royal Sonesta, New Orleans Wedding | Tomilee & Brian!!

July 26, 2019

Weddings

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Soo, last year I created a magazine. I decided against a podcast, or a live Youtube stream. Mainly because I don’t have the actual tech-savvyness to conquer that. BUT also I don’t think social media is ready for my extremely uneventful life to accessible across every platform. Why a magazine then? It gives me a […]

MDP Wedding Magazine

July 23, 2019

Creatives, Personal, Weddings