- a place for some words &
a whole lot of memories-

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There is something about cuddling with the one you love that makes my heart pang for winter. Ashley + Tyler’s wedding created that same feeling. PLUS they found a venue to encapsulate it all. The Tudor Arms in Cleveland held their entire day from getting ready to bridal portraits to even the reception! Yup, if […]

Tudor Arms Hotel Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Ashley + Tyler

wedding ceremony exit

January 1, 2021

Weddings

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As we come to a close on another year of business, we also say goodbye a monumental 12 months. No other year has shifted the course of society, internally and externally. 2020 was the most honest black and white response as to why slowing down, and appreciating what you have, is important. And finally, to […]

2020 Reflections

December 31, 2020

Personal

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This wedding began as all fairy tales do: with a once upon a time, on a crisp February morning. We started with two lovebirds saying vows on the altar of Brenna’s childhood church. Then we moved to one gorgeous sunset for bridal portraits. And finally, the day ended with graceful speeches and a live band […]

Portage Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Brenna + Mike

first dance portrait

November 6, 2020

Weddings

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Update: if you are new here and desire an explanation of what my Wedding Vendor Love Series is allll about – click that link! This week I’m chatting about working with Officiants & Ceremonies! Since I was raised Catholic, I started out with an easier time than most photographers. I knew those “long masses” like the back […]

Wedding Vendor Love Series: Officiants and Ceremonies

May 19, 2020

Creatives

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Update: if you are new here and desire an explanation of what my Wedding Vendor Love Series is allll about – click that link! This week I’m chatting about working with Videographers! Ahh, the other half to this memory capturing profession of mine! First, I must say THERE IS SO MUCH TALENT in this part of the […]

Wedding Vendor Love Series: Videographers

May 19, 2020

Creatives

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2019 holds so many wonderful memories! I’m sooooo incredibly grateful I was able to end such a positive wedding season on a such a magical note! And yes, I’m talking about Kelly and David! These two human beings are LOVE GOALS! From knowing each other since they were weeeee youngins, to dating and eventually becoming […]

Portage Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Kelly + David !!

March 12, 2020

Weddings

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WELP, round two from my 2019 of “capturing work friends from that high-school era of mine”. Thank you for indulging me in that intro – haha – here is a better one: This girl, good golly, is a light to all humanity. Her soul is pure, through and through and yes she found a match […]

Portage Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Katie + Blaine!

February 21, 2020

Weddings

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Sometimes there are moments of a wedding that just end up verrrrry differently than planned. The trick with getting through chaos is to first: have hired a wedding planner / coordinator! If you didn’t: at least make sure to NOT bob and weave. You need to roll. Roll with whatever is happening. Find some excitement […]

Waters Edge Vineyard Wedding, Louisville, Ohio | Elaina & Chad

February 13, 2020

Weddings

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I could talk about my business goals until I’m blue in the face, which I find hilarious. Because growing up it was alllll about the life goals. College graduate in 4 years Married by 23 Babies by 27 (while somehow finding time to travel Europe and cultivate a job I loved.) I’m rounding out my […]

Life Goals: 2020

February 3, 2020

Personal

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What do you get when you put together the perfect summery-fall day combined with football watching at Stan Hywet, the Art Museum, an epic bus ride, a transformed ballroom annnnnnnnd an out of this world cookie table? You get Nicole + Tyler’s wedding! That’s what!! 🙂 Sooo many pieces helped make the day ten times […]

Stan Hywet Gardens Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Nicole & Tyler

January 28, 2020

Weddings