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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

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If there is anything to appreciate this year, it would be intimate backyard weddings. Originally Emily & Jamie planned a engagement party that would become a surprise elopement!! But even they had to alter their plans. (2020 held zero prisoners!) With constant positivity, these two hosted an intimate ceremony at Emily’s childhood home. It ended […]

Backyard Wedding in Hudson, Ohio | Emily + Jamie

bridal portraits for backyard wedding

January 29, 2021

Weddings

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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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If the pandemic never occurred, these two would still be the strongest humans I know. Their wedding at Gervasi Vineyard changed four different times, and not only because of the 2020 crazy. With a family diagnosis of cancer, and having to schedule among chemo treatments and wedding plans, as well as both being in medical […]

Gervasi Vineyard Wedding, Canton, Ohio | Maria + Dan

bride and groom kiss

January 3, 2021

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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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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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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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