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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

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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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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

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What do you get when you put together the perfect summery-fall day combined with football watching at Stan Hywet, the Art Museum, an epic bus ride, a transformed ballroom annnnnnnnd an out of this world cookie table? You get Nicole + Tyler’s wedding! That’s what!! 🙂 Sooo many pieces helped make the day ten times […]

Stan Hywet Gardens Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Nicole & Tyler

January 28, 2020

Weddings

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WHAAAAAT. LAUREN AND JORDAN ARE MARRIED?! Oh man oh man oh man. Before I get into how St. Bernard’s in Downtown, Akron is a gorgeous traditional cathedral and how Firestone Country Club never fails to disappoint, I must say this: I can’t begin to acknowledge how excited I am for these two. When two people […]

Firestone Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Lauren & Jordan

January 11, 2020

Weddings