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Elegance meets tropical – Jess and Brandon’s wedding day was the most colorful celebration of 2020. Pops of fuchsia and navy created a gorgeous, electric energy to their wedding day portraits. I love that this couple had a specific style that was personal to them. If you look closely at the reception details, you’ll also […]

Jess & Brandon: Roses Run Country Club Celebration

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2/09/21

Weddings

Stuart planned the ultimate surprise proposal. Shawnie walked outside their Crossfit gym for what she thought was a final stretch. Little did she know, Stuart coordinated their coaches and friends to help set the scene for the moment he would get down on one knee. When Shawnie left for their workout that morning, she had […]

Shawnie & Stuart: Inniswood Gardens Engagement

2/09/21

Engagements

Timeless elegance, all-day fun. Taylor and Dillon’s celebration at Holy Cross Immaculata and The Monastery Event Center was the picture of sophisticated-fun. The black and ivory color scheme was classic. The bouquets by The Budding Florist were whimsical and romantic. The high-energy wedding guests kept the day light and lively. Overall, this celebration was a […]

Taylor & Dillon: Monastery Event Center

2/09/21

Weddings

Amber and Jordan are college sweethearts. Even though Jordan attended Ohio University and Amber was at The Ohio State University, mutual friends allowed their separate paths to meet. They clicked right away. They wanted to spend as much time together as possible, so this sweet couple took turns riding the bus to meet up on the […]

Amber & Jordan: Kingwood Center Engagement

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2/09/21

Engagements

Natalie and Jered were married in August at Laurel Hall, a gorgeous Indianapolis estate turned event venue. Laurel Hall is described as “Classic elegance on a grand scale” and that was certainly true for the Schenk celebration. Natalie is an event planner. Not only did she plan the wedding herself, she also designed and decorated […]

Natalie & Jered: A Laurel Hall Celebration

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2/09/21

Weddings

I can’t describe Emily and Daniel’s wedding any better than Emily did when she said, “You know love wins when your immediate family only, backyard, socially distanced, mask-filled wedding day is still the most perfect day of your life!” Daniel and Emily became husband and wife in the company of their immediate families at St. […]

Emily & Daniel: A Small Hudson Celebration

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2/09/21

Weddings

I laughed out loud the second I opened up their email. Ethan included a Psych gif at the bottom of our email exchange. I immediately thought “this is a couple who really gets me.”    Amanda and Ethan are so fun, sweet, and full of life. Their engagement session at German Village was the first […]

Amanda & Ethan: A German Village Engagement

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2/05/21

Engagements

Amy and Ben’s engagement session at Chagrin Falls features 3 of my favorite things: charming alleys, polka dots, and puppies. This sweet couple met at a running club. They often run together in Chagrin, so the square was a perfect place to document this season of celebration. I knew I would love Amy and Ben […]

Amy & Ben: A Chagrin Falls Engagement

2/03/21

Engagements

The rain held off all day until the second Lauren began walking down the aisle at Wetherington Country Club. Suddenly, the sky opened up and raindrops pattered against guest’s umbrellas. They say rain on your wedding day is good luck, but the real luck is that it only last a couple minutes. It rained just […]

Lauren & Jacob: Wetherington Country Club Celebration

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2/03/21

Weddings

It’s the best feeling to photograph past couples as they prepare for a new stage of life. The first time I had the pleasure of photographing Kelsey and Keith was during their engagement session in September of 2018. Since that day, I’ve come to deeply admire these two and treasure the friendship that’s formed. When […]

Kelsey & Keith: Summer Maternity in Covington

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2/03/21

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