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Marissa and Mike’s intimate Sapphire Creek Winery Wedding spoke directly to my summer heart! This winery holds one of the classiest, and hands down coolest, atmospheres for wedding venues in Chagrin. First, if you just look at the building structure, with its large, open windows and high ceilings. Then follow the grounds and see a […]

Sapphire Creek Winery Wedding, Chagrin Falls, Ohio | Marissa + Mike

sapphire creek winery wedding reading vows

March 12, 2022

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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First let me paint this wedding for you. It’s a summer day. There is a little breeze blowing through the air. The ceremony is amongst greenery that is lush and vibrant with life. Everyone there is giddy with excitement. You can eat pies and s’mores with a glass of delicious wine. The reception is outdoors, […]

ThornCreek Winery Wedding, Aurora, Ohio | Katie + Marc

bride and groom enter into their reception

January 24, 2022

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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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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Infatuation. Remember when you first learned that word? It was probably in some British or English Lit class in 8th grade or even high school. If not, then let me refresh your memory: Infatuation: an intense passion or admiration for someone or something. Welllp, this word continuously popped into my head while capturing this wedding. […]

Sapphire Creek Winery Wedding, Chagrin Falls, Ohio | Annie & Luke

September 12, 2019

Weddings

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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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This gem of a couple is MARRIED and allll my squeals and jumps were in rare form. First of all, I just need to say this venue was a gorgeous backdrop – even if it torrentially down-poured 50% of the day. Ohhh Ohio for ya. Secondly though, Corey + Brian are that type of couple […]

Watersedge Vineyard Wedding, Louisville, Ohio | Corey + Brian !!

July 26, 2018

Weddings