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If you need a hidden wedding venue in Medina, look no further than Blue Heron. This old golf course turned event center is cradled in some gorgeous grounds. With a perfect view of the sun setting, Kristen and Stephen said their vows alongside their family and friends and then partied the entire night away. First […]

Blue Heron Event Center Wedding, Medina, Ohio | Kristen + Stephen

bride and groom walking across bridge

August 5, 2021

Weddings

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BACKYARD WEDDING FOR THE WIN. Who said you can’t have a wedding in your backyard, with a tented reception, and do your first dance immediately following tying the knot? WHO? No one!! Mike and Nicole succeeded in creating one of the most memorable Sunday afternoons! From family and friends, to even puppies and kiddos, this […]

Backyard Wedding, LaGrange, Ohio | Mike + Nicole

bridal portraits in the backyard

July 27, 2021

Weddings

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Outdoor ceremonies rock my socks! My favorite reasoning for loving them, when the weather cooperates, is the sense of calm they bring. Granted, do not get me wrong, indoor ceremonies are beautiful as well. But, when it comes to fresh air and a cool Fall breeze, how can one ask for more? For example, Christina […]

Akron Art Museum Wedding Ceremony, Akron, Ohio | Christina + Sam

bride and groom golden doodle portraits

July 21, 2021

Weddings

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Allie and Luke’s beautiful Brookside Country Club wedding took place in October of 2020. If you have been living under an Ohio rock for your entire life – us photographers deem October to be the “Fallest” of the Fall. Granted you can’t really pick and choose because Mother Nature ultimately decides, but you can typically […]

Brookside Country Club Wedding, Canton, Ohio | Allie + Luke

bride and groom dancing at sunset on the golf course

July 13, 2021

Weddings

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It is a magical thing this job of mine. Some days I get to create new memories in places I’ve seen a thousand times. This venue for instance: I lifeguarded at Silver Lake Country Club for seven years. So when Jason and Paige asked me to capture their wedding at SLCC, pulling into the parking […]

Silver Lake Country Club Wedding, Silver Lake, Ohio | Jason + Paige

bride and groom first dance

July 2, 2021

Weddings

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Jessica and Dale’s timeless Columbus wedding survived so much. From schedule changes due to pandemic restrictions, protest safety, to even venue and vendor swaps; these two could have thrown their hands in the air to give up. Instead, they pulled off an extraordinary evening, celebrating their love in style. First let’s chat about this style. […]

Ohio Statehouse & The Estate at New Albany Wedding, Columbus, Ohio | Jessica + Dale

bride and groom in the columns of the statehouse

May 21, 2021

Travel, Weddings

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Yes this wedding was located in Cleveland, Ohio, but it was still a destination wedding. Lauren and Alex hail from the beautiful state of Seattle, and planned this entire Windows on the River soiree across an entire country! I think they deserve all the cookies for this feat! When I first met them in Seattle, […]

Windows on the River Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Lauren + Alex

bride and groom exiting the wedding ceremony

April 23, 2021

Weddings

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September weddings at Barrington Golf Club are a beautiful thing. There is something about the crisp fall air tied with late summer sunshine that brings goosebumps on my arms. When you combine all of that with a marriage, well magic surely is swirling through the air! Alas, let’s not forget to mention Jenny & Mitch’s […]

Barrington Golf Club Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Jenny + Mitch

candid bride and groom

March 26, 2021

Weddings

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The Empire Bluffs in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park are a hidden treasure. If you are in Michigan, please do yourself a favor and hike at least one portion of this park! The first time I had the honor was in 2016 to capture this surprise proposal! To my friends who’ve been with me through […]

Empire Bluffs Surprise Proposal | Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park

thumbs in the air, hugging after she said yes

February 18, 2021

Engagements, Travel

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What do you do if it is rainy on your wedding day? Eat burgers and dance a little of course! Thankfully though, it didn’t rain the ENTIRE day for Maureen & Nick’s wedding! We lucked out with our timing with a few small adjustments day of, and making the best of the location we were […]

Swensons Wedding Akron, Ohio | Maureen + Nick

swenson's burger toast with the bride and groom

February 8, 2021

Weddings