- a place for some words &
a whole lot of memories-

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September weddings at Barrington Golf Club are a beautiful thing. There is something about the crisp fall air tied with late summer sunshine that brings goosebumps on my arms. When you combine all of that with a marriage, well magic surely is swirling through the air! Alas, let’s not forget to mention Jenny & Mitch’s […]

Barrington Golf Club Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Jenny + Mitch

candid bride and groom

March 26, 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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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

Creatives

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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 Videographers! Ahh, the other half to this memory capturing profession of mine! First, I must say THERE IS SO MUCH TALENT in this part of the […]

Wedding Vendor Love Series: Videographers

May 19, 2020

Creatives

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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