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THE JOURNAL

the JOURNAL

I’ve been getting to know Erin and Cody for over a year. Though they probably don’t remember, during our first conversations I asked what they enjoyed most about each other. The answer they gave was sweet and simple, “We love how fun and easy our relationship is. We love being best friends.” In that moment […]

Erin & Cody: A Grand Resort Celebration

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7/20/20

Weddings

  “Appreciative of every moment given together.” That’s what Allie and Jake said when I asked them to describe themselves.   This sweet couple met in high school. They’ve been together for a long time – even while enduring years of distance during college. They waited so patiently for their wedding day to arrive, so […]

Allie & Jake: A Small Cleveland Celebration

6/30/20

Weddings

There was a single message woven throughout the Rusin’s wedding day. On a sunny May afternoon in front of their closest friends and family, Maddie and Nathan said “I do.” Those two words hold a promise that is both deeply profound and sacred. With those two little words, a covenant was established.   As their […]

Maddie & Nathan: A Four Seasons Barn Celebration

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6/01/20

Weddings

Stephanie and Trevor’s wedding at the White Birch Barn in Medina looked nothing like they planned. Their big party turned into a small celebration with just immediate family. Their full day event was reduced to a few hours. While their celebration wasn’t the grand party they originally envisioned, the declaration of their promise to each […]

Stephanie & Trevor: A Beautiful Small Ceremony

5/13/20

Weddings

Tessa and Shaun’s wedding at Resurrection Church and the Bertram Inn was my final wedding of 2019, and it was certainly a day I’ll never forget. There are so many things I could say about this celebration. I could tell you how the classic black and ivory color scheme made it the picture of elegance. […]

Tessa & Shaun: A Black and Ivory Celebration

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3/25/20

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Madison and Dan’s wedding at Combustion Brewery and Taproom was the picture of simplicity and elegance. Combustion Brewery is an industrial venue. It has big metal windows that let in streams of natural light. The walls are covered with teal and gold wall tiles. Madison and Dan played up the beauty of the venue by […]

Madison & Dan: Combustion Brewery Celebration

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2/05/20

Weddings

From the moment I stepped into the Luttmer celebration, I knew it would be both beautiful and a blast to photograph. The green, ivory, taupe, and gold color scheme was a gorgeous palette that set the tone for a sophisticated party. The florals by Botanical Expressions was also a lovely touch that added some romance […]

Megan & Brian: A Shelby Oaks Celebration

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1/31/20

Weddings

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

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

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