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When Allie and Frankie inquired about their South Bend, Indiana wedding, photography was one of the first vendors they booked! It’s always an honor when couples reach out and ask about my schedule, but this felt a little extra special. Truly, any couple that trusts me to capture their memories when travel is involved is […]

South Bend, Indiana Wedding | Allie & Frankie

South Bend Indiana Wedding

January 27, 2023

Travel, Weddings

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If you’ve ever wanted to get married in a castle this one is for you! Brigitte and Colton’s Landolls Castle Wedding in Mohican State Park felt like a real-life fairytale! Firstly, castle or not, Mohican is such a tranquil area to tie the knot. The moment you drive onto the area you feel a wash […]

Landolls Castle Wedding in Mohican State Park | Bridgette + Colton

landolls castle wedding at mohican state park

March 15, 2022

Travel, Weddings

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Incredible is the word I’d use to describe Amanda and Nick’s Chicago Wedding at Loft Lucia. This entire weekend reminded me why I love traveling in the Fall. When the air gets crisp, I always feel like an adventure is afoot. Which naturally is also the feeling of a wedding day. Add in that Chicago […]

Chicago Wedding at Loft Lucia | Amanda + Nick

chicago wedding photos

March 14, 2022

Travel, Weddings

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Annie and Ryan’s summer wedding at the Vineyards on Pine Lake was a dream! When we met, I was immediately treated like a friend. After photographing their engagement, I could see how easily they acted with one another! Simply put: they fit. Their wedding also fit their personalities. From attention to detail (scroll to see […]

Vineyards on Pine Lake Wedding, Columbiana, Ohio | Annie + Ryan

bride and groom exiting the ceremony

March 8, 2022

Travel, Weddings

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Here we go five actual office items I cannot live without! iMac 27″ with a trackpad. This was a game-changer. Editing on a laptop is one thing, but having a larger screen to see all those tiny details is another. The 27″ was a no-brainer once my business was ready for it. Also, since I […]

5 Office Items I Love!

computer glasses detail photo

March 3, 2022

Creatives, Personal

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The moment Jaz and Charlie inquired, I fell in love. The words they used to not only describe my work, but also their relationship still hit me to this day. They proved to create a wedding that was “uniquely them”. It had open summer fields, colorful flowers, and a tent with twinkle lights galore! Heartland […]

Heartland on Heritage Wedding, Magnolia, Ohio | Jaz + Charlie

candid reception entrance

January 11, 2022

Travel, 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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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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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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I began 2019 with the mindset that I needed to take care of myself. If I’m being honest, that is probably one of the weirdest professional goals to write down. But I did it. I took out my goal sheet (hey all my OCD nerds out there!) and wrote with a newly sharpened No. 2 […]

2019 Marissa Decker Photography Recap

December 31, 2019