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THE JOURNAL

the JOURNAL

What a beautiful thing to be surrounded by friends and family! Shae and Brad’s celebration was full of guests who love them, tease them, and made sure they were enjoying every second of their wedding day. This one was extra fun for me, and not just because I knew nearly everyone there (though reunions are […]

Shae & Brad: A Rustic Dusty Blue Celebration

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1/23/20

Weddings

Where to begin? Paige and Justin’s gorgeous August celebration at the Lakewood Country Club was a picture of romantic elegance and sophistication. So much of the beauty in these images is because of this couple’s excellent taste, attention to detail, and truly loving interactions. They wanted a wedding that was gorgeous and laid back. This […]

Paige & Justin: Lakewood Country Club Celebration

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1/22/20

Weddings

We rose with the sun for Hannah and Mitchell’s morning engagement session in September. Their vision for their E-session was cozy and comfortable, two of my favorite “C” words. Another great “C” word is cute, and this session is loaded with it. Cooper, their puppy, came along for some portraits and elevated the cuteness even […]

Hannah & Mitchell: A Cozy Autumn Engagement

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1/22/20

Engagements

Tessa and Shaun wanted an engagement session that felt really comfortable and personal to them. I love that! It’s always a priority to take thoughtful and authentic portraits of my couples. Whether they are more laid back or prefer to get all dressed up, I’m for it. I believe an engagement session should make you […]

Tessa & Shaun: A Chagrin Falls Engagement

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1/21/20

Engagements

Julia and Andy’s wedding at Lake Erie Building was filled with elements that reflected their fun, creative personalities. Their elegant vision blended beautifully with the industrial feel of their venue.  Lake Erie Building is a bright venue with clean white walls and big windows. It was the perfect blank slate for their dusty pink pops […]

Julia & Andy: A Lake Erie Building Celebration

1/21/20

Weddings

This past July Ruffled Blog hosted a styled shoot at Laurel Hall, one of my favorite venues in the midwest. The goal of styled shoot is to bring vendors in the wedding industry together for one big creative collaboration! I try to attend at least one or two styled shoots each year for several reasons. […]

Laurel Hall – Ruffled Blog Styled Shoot

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1/15/20

For the Bride

Their love of music brought Lauren and Jacob together. From high school choir to musicals, music gave them opportunities to know each other. That season built the friendship that would eventually become the foundation of their marriage. Though it wasn’t apparent to them at first, it wasn’t long before they realized the connection between them […]

Lauren & Jacob: Inniswood Garden Engagement

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1/15/20

Engagements

Paige and Justin met in a Business Law class at Baldwin Wallace University. We headed back to their Alma Mater for their engagement session last July. As we walked around the university, Paige and Justin reminisced on stories from that season together. They pointed out the buildings they had classes in, the dorms they lived […]

Paige & Justin: Baldwin Wallace Engagement

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1/14/20

Engagements

A few times a year I like to do a personal project just for me. This keeps photography fun and stretches my creativity in new ways. My new sweet friend and fellow photographer, Sierra, helped me bring this elegant wedding portrait session to life. She and her husband, Seth, drove up to Cleveland and we […]

Sierra & Seth: Styled Wedding Portraits

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1/13/20

For the Bride

It’s a small world. Larissa reached out to me early last year after she found my business online. Even though we were strangers, it felt like we already knew each other. Maybe that’s because our paths had already crossed once before.   Niko and I met Larissa’s brother, Arlin, while we were in undergrad at […]

Larissa & Vince: A Historic Tallmadge Celebration

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1/13/20

Weddings