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If you’ve ever wanted to get married in a castle this one is for you! Brigitte and Colton’s Landolls Castle Wedding in Mohican State Park felt like a real-life fairytale! Firstly, castle or not, Mohican is such a tranquil area to tie the knot. The moment you drive onto the area you feel a wash […]

Landolls Castle Wedding in Mohican State Park | Bridgette + Colton

landolls castle wedding at mohican state park

March 15, 2022

Travel, Weddings

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Incredible is the word I’d use to describe Amanda and Nick’s Chicago Wedding at Loft Lucia. This entire weekend reminded me why I love traveling in the Fall. When the air gets crisp, I always feel like an adventure is afoot. Which naturally is also the feeling of a wedding day. Add in that Chicago […]

Chicago Wedding at Loft Lucia | Amanda + Nick

chicago wedding photos

March 14, 2022

Travel, Weddings

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Annie and Ryan’s summer wedding at the Vineyards on Pine Lake was a dream! When we met, I was immediately treated like a friend. After photographing their engagement, I could see how easily they acted with one another! Simply put: they fit. Their wedding also fit their personalities. From attention to detail (scroll to see […]

Vineyards on Pine Lake Wedding, Columbiana, Ohio | Annie + Ryan

bride and groom exiting the ceremony

March 8, 2022

Travel, Weddings

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The moment Jaz and Charlie inquired, I fell in love. The words they used to not only describe my work, but also their relationship still hit me to this day. They proved to create a wedding that was “uniquely them”. It had open summer fields, colorful flowers, and a tent with twinkle lights galore! Heartland […]

Heartland on Heritage Wedding, Magnolia, Ohio | Jaz + Charlie

candid reception entrance

January 11, 2022

Travel, 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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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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Lauren and Jake is an amazing couple! I could end this post there, but I won’t. They made my double header wedding weekend a breeze, and I remember leaving their day with such a spirit inside me. It all took place at the Estate at New Albany in the peak of summer! First and foremost, […]

The Estate at New Albany Wedding, Columbus, Ohio | Lauren + Jake

bride and groom candid portrait

January 22, 2021

Travel, Weddings

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Capturing Leanna and Patrick’s wedding in New Hampshire was not the original plan. As life proves though, beautiful moments come out of chaotic ones, and this was one of them. By the luck of every straw, I was able to keep Leanna and Patrick on my 2020 wedding list. They found the magic of a […]

Saint-Gaudens Elopement, New Hampshire | Leanna + Patrick

bride and groom portraits with mountain background

January 3, 2021

Travel, Weddings

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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

Travel, Weddings

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This is something near and dear to my heart, because I’ve realized as I grow older, I use traveling for something more than just to explore new cities. I mentioned it a bit on Lizzie’s podcast – but I’ll reiterate it here for you as well. (If you are here just for the Aruba pics […]

Self-Care while Traveling // Featuring: Aruba!

May 4, 2019

Personal, Travel