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Kelly and Curt began planning their Akron wedding in 2019 after they were engaged at Firestone Country Club. When the pandemic hit, they postponed their day to 2021. The extra time allowed them to not only invite all their favorite people but also hone in on every beautiful detail of their wedding day. And let […]

Firestone Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Kelly + Curt

the wedding party stands on the golf course of firestone country club

March 9, 2022

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The beauty of a downtown Akron wedding is the mixture of city and park all in one. Cascade Lofts is one of those venues that highlights the combination of industrial and hiking views! When I met Claire and Ben to walk through Lock 4 a few weeks before their wedding, the excitement was unparalleled! After […]

Cascade Lofts Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Claire + Ben

Bride and Groom by a blue and yellow mural wall

November 17, 2021

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Can we have more morning ceremonies with breakfast following? GOODNESS please, let’s make this a normal thing! Allison and Adam had a beautifully perfect, ceremony looking over Chippewa Lake at … a restaurant. YUP. You read that right. The Oaks Lakeside is a restaurant that resides in Medina, Ohio, and it is a perfect spot […]

The Oaks Breakfast Wedding Ceremony, Medina, Ohio | Allison + Adam

bride and groom walking back toward the restaurant with fall leaves everywhere

September 9, 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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