- ELSIE de WOLFE -

I am going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life.

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Snow? Freeeezing? Coldness? Ice? ICK! I am guilty of alllll of these thoughts. BUT if there is one thing the beautiful winter magic gives us that a summer day cannot, it is a chance for love to shine. These backdrops though, are to die for. Especially in NE Ohio. Our park systems and National Park showcase […]

Candid Winter Engagement Sessions

February 20, 2019

Engagements

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I have a huge soft spot in my heart for this family. They are some of the most kind and genuine souls to come out of the Akron area – and I’m sooo thankful that they continuously think of me to capture special moments! So my dear dear Shannon – I cannot thank you enough […]

Portage Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Shannon & Jeff!

February 13, 2019

Weddings

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It’s super weird talking about yourself to an audience you can’t really see. But for an introvert, it is one of the best things social media has provided: A way to “sell” my product and my love for my job without having to network in person. It eliminates that sweaty handshake and stutter. I don’t […]

Podcast Interview | Trying My Best!

February 8, 2019

Creatives, Personal

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Do you remember Emily & David? Because you should. I traveled to NYC to capture their engagement last year! They need no introduction, so I’ll just say: Emily & David have a mixture of NYC cool and that genuine Ohio kindhearted personality. The moment we began chatting, I knew they would kick my candid butt! […]

Gervasi Vineyard Wedding, Canton, OH | Emily + David !!

January 30, 2019

Weddings

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It truly says something about a couple when they can plan a spectacular wedding while living in another state. Major major major props to Lauren + Ryan! Everything from the decor (yes most made by Ryan’s dad!), to the beautifully traditional church for the ceremony, to the bridal party being troopers with our EXTREME summer […]

Music Box Wedding, Cleveland, OH | Lauren + Ryan !!

December 12, 2018

Weddings

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There is something spectacular about watching one of your best friends get married. I honestly thought that it wouldn’t phase me as much, but I was a hot mess of emotion. The first part of their wedding was just with close family in our hometown (and those are all the photos you will see below!) […]

Firestone Country Club Wedding, Akron OH | Chelsea + Zach !!

December 7, 2018

Weddings

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I am PRETTY certain Leah and I are twins. Haha yes, that is how I’m starting this blog post. We are twins, orr at least sisters from the same weird form of life because WE BASICALLY enjoy all the same things. From yoga, to the same love of TV shows annnnd HP books to EVEN […]

Music Box Wedding, Cleveland Ohio | Leah + Patrick !!

December 5, 2018

Weddings

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I can’t begin this blog post without first saying that I’ve known Hilary since grade school. Yes, back when bell-bottom jeans and doc martins were the cool things to wear. Back when we wore pleated skirts during the weeks and blue eye-shadow on the weekends. Ohh all the hands on my face, just cringing. Joe, […]

Fairlawn Country Club Wedding, Ohio | Hilary + Joe !!

November 27, 2018

Weddings

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When I posted the first teaser from this wedding I typed the word Fairy Tale into the caption. There was no question or concern over if that was the correct word because everything associated with fairytale and magic and bliss surrounded this entire wedding. Every wedding I’ve captured holds a little bit of magic but […]

Metropolitan at the 9, Cleveland, OH Wedding | Blair + AJ !!

November 16, 2018

Weddings

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“It’s when she walks in that door, and you look at her like it’s the first time you’ve ever seen her. And your heart drops. And you are amazed. And you can’t wait to tell all your friends about this girl. You can’t wait to tell your mom about this girl! And you simply say […]

Mapleside Farms, Brunswick, Ohio Wedding | Darcy + Nick!!

November 9, 2018

Weddings