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Lauren and Mike’s wedding day in Solon was pure delight! Everything about their sunny day in June made for one magical memory. Surrounded by family and friends, they spent their day full of so much joy! When planning their photos Lauren asked for rolling green hills. As I drove home from our walkthrough I passed […]

Signature of Solon Wedding, Solon, Ohio | Lauren + Mike

bride and groom kissing after their cake cut

December 17, 2021

Weddings

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This extra special Cleveland wedding was the epitome of elegance and extravagance. Michelle and Tony had everything from a beautiful Church ceremony to a live musician during cocktail hour. They popped champagne overlooking the browns stadium, and enjoyed more of that Lake Erie view on the solstice steps in Lakewood. Their wedding had it all! […]

St. Clair Ballroom Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Michelle + Tony

candid bride and groom laughing

December 2, 2021

Weddings

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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

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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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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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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When I began my business way back when, I sought the help from not only Google, but also a few different wedding professionals. This led me down a very narrow path toward creative-destruction. I began to play the comparison game so intensely that I questioned my own methods and my own instinctual approach. I regret […]

My Top 5 “Out of Focus” Black And White Photographs!

December 4, 2019

Creatives, Personal

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My website’s aim is to give clients as much necessary information as possible to make an informed decision. I want them to know who I am and what I offer without any hesitation.  With that said, some questions slip through again and again, regardless of the couple or the inquiry! I listed some of the […]

Six Most Common Wedding Photography FAQ’s

March 19, 2019

Creatives, Engagements, Portraits, Weddings

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There are multiple editing styles within the realm of photography. The two main ones are light and airy and dark and moody. There are also some subgroups such as warmer (more orange), cooler (more blue), film-like, high-contrasty, and so on and so forth. Now a days though, with presets and the ability to create your […]

Editing Style: Why I Edit Light and Airy!

February 18, 2019

Creatives