- ELSIE de WOLFE -

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

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It’s funny because I was on a consult call with an inquiring couple yesterday and the bride mentioned how one of my posts from THIS session that I’m about to share inspired her to watch the sunrise with her boyfriend! And then to make it even more magical, HE PROPOSED to her right there! WHAAAT? […]

Washington DC Sunrise Engagement | Helen + Andrew

April 22, 2019

Engagements, Travel

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I don’t normally blog engagement sessions, but this one stole my heart! We woke up at the crack of dawn to see the sunrise over Lake Michigan! Which if you have not done on a trip to Chicago – you MUST do. I mean, sunrises in general, are just incredibly invigorating. AND THEN you put […]

Chicago Puppy Engagement: Lauren, Jordan & Marvel! | Destination Engagement

April 4, 2019

Engagements, Travel

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My website’s aim is to give clients as much necessary information as possible to make an informed decision. I want them to know who I am and what I offer without any hesitation.  With that said, some questions slip through again and again, regardless of the couple or the inquiry! I listed some of the […]

Six Most Common Wedding Photography FAQ’s

March 19, 2019

Creatives, Engagements, Portraits, Weddings

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Snow? Freeeezing? Coldness? Ice? ICK! I am guilty of alllll of these thoughts. BUT if there is one thing the beautiful winter magic gives us that a summer day cannot, it is a chance for love to shine. These backdrops though, are to die for. Especially in NE Ohio. Our park systems and National Park showcase […]

Candid Winter Engagement Sessions

February 20, 2019

Engagements

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Okay, first of all – no I didn’t just go to Scotland for Harry Potter landmarks (although that was my initial primary reason for the trip). OHH SHUSH (pics are below). Okay, okay, but yes I definitely plan all my excursions based upon books I love and movies I am obsessed with. There I said it. […]

Scotland Destination Engagement | Arthur’s Seat | (& Harry Potter)

October 10, 2018

Engagements, Personal, Travel

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So, you scheduled an engagement session? YAY! You should know off the bat, that I am SUPER excited! Engagements are my favorite. JUST SO YOU KNOW: I allow my couples to choose the location! This gives me a bit of insight into who you are. Do you want it at a baseball field? In the […]

How to Prepare for Your Engagement Session!

December 22, 2017

Engagements

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The more I travel, the happier I am. But when I get to travel and meet up with couples like Emily & David?! Well, I’m as happy as a kid on Christmas day! They were absolute rockstars! It takes true New Yorkers to be completely comfortable with thousands of people around. They only have eyes […]

Emily & David’s New York City Engagement!

December 14, 2017

Engagements, Travel

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I have the BEST COUPLES in the entire world. Vicky & Will’s wedding next year is going to be as epic as their own love story. But can we just agree that their engagement was just as magical?! If I could have a couple that truly embodies my candid style, these two would be it! They […]

Vicky & Will Sunflower Field Engagement!!

November 16, 2017

Engagements, Travel

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Nothing says engagement session like two weeks before the wedding! If I wasn’t already excited for Brittany + Matt’s wedding, this session would do it. These two were beautiful, compassionate and had the Blue Steel look down pat! It was so fun spending the sunset with them!! Enjoy some of my faves (and get as […]

Brittany + Matt’s Engagement | Indigo Lake

July 18, 2017

Engagements

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These two stole my heart, completely! I looove meeting new couples & hearing allll their love stories! Especially ones that fit each other like a glove! By golly, they just make me awe out loud (yes, I am a gushy, sappy romantic)! Steph + Scott were no exception. They are adorable in every sense of the word! To […]

Steph + Scott’s Engagement | Allardale Park

June 7, 2017

Engagements