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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

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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Yes this wedding was located in Cleveland, Ohio, but it was still a destination wedding. Lauren and Alex hail from the beautiful state of Seattle, and planned this entire Windows on the River soiree across an entire country! I think they deserve all the cookies for this feat! When I first met them in Seattle, […]

Windows on the River Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Lauren + Alex

bride and groom exiting the wedding ceremony

April 23, 2021

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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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