German Village Engagement Session

I met up with Zach and Amy for their engagement photos during my triple header day in July (proposal in Cleveland, then two engagement sessions in Columbus). It was incredibly hot and I was exhausted, but these two made my job easy! We started off at Stauf’s getting coffee and snapping some cute shots, then wandered around the side streets of German Village to get some fun and intimate images.

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Ohio City Engagement Session | Jake + Paige

I met Jake & Paige in Ohio City last Tuesday for their engagement session. We explored the area, including some spots that are special to the area, and others that are meaningful to the two of them. From ice cream at Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream, Great Lakes Brewery, and a gorgeous rooftop view of the city, to walking the streets of the area of town that Jake’s family once owned and lived in, this session was so special. Even Ripley, their beloved dog tagged along and made her way into a few shots! Jake even wrote up their love story for me to share with you guys! Enjoy!

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The Wedding Photographer's Survival Guide

Your heart is full of joy and your mind is racing, replaying every moment from the day. The battle between editing sneak peaks and collapsing into bed is very real. Every part of your body aches, you can barely walk at the end of the night. The migraine you wake up with the next morning may be from dehydration or from the weight of your equipment or both. You would sleep the day away if you could. .

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Highbanks at Sunset Engagement Session

Where do I even begin with these two? The first time we met, I joined them at the Wine Bistro and what usually is a half hour meeting lasted over two hours because we just had that much fun together! I got to learn so much about their families, their heritage, and the way they are going to incorporate their unique backgrounds into their wedding weekend. I cannot wait to photograph their Bengali reception and Jewish wedding at the end of the summer!

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Adventurous Mountain Engagement Session

To my fellow adventurers:
I understand your thirst to explore, the ecstasy you feel when you finish the ascent of your hike and look out over the valley. I understand the rush of adrenaline you feel when you conquer new heights, tackle a dangerous climb or discover a new place. I know that sense of awe that overwhelms you when you marvel at this beautiful planet. I know the exhaustion of hiking in extreme temperatures, battling elevation sickness and feeling like you won’t make it - and the subsequent pride when you succeed against all odds. To my fellow adventurer: let’s explore together. Are you a bride to be? Let’s do your engagement photos on a mountain top. Are you married? Let’s celebrate your anniversary with some kayaking and waterfall jumping. Let’s go adventure

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Wine & Woods Engagement Session

Kelly and Bill are a blast. From our first meeting at Mission Coffee where Bill told me that Jordan and I needed to come over for dinner, to our session a few weeks ago at Walnut Woods and Marcella’s, friendship with these two has been a no-brainer.

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Stormy Engagement Session at Glacier Ridge

“No matter what the situation Luke always assures me that everything will be okay, even if I know the world around me is falling to shambles he will plant that into my thoughts and I could never thank him enough for his positivity. We both go above and beyond to take care of one another in every way possible and I would say that's the strongest rope in our relationship.”

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5 Small Things That Have Made a Huge Difference in My Work Day

I’ve worked from home since before I graduated college. I’ve gone through stages of loving it, hating it, and finally realizing that I am really thankful to be able to, even if there are challenges. Over the years, I’ve realized that there are things I can do that make a huge difference. I feel like I’ve discovered a number of things that work well for me, and help me to be productive and enjoy the convenience of working from home. So, I wanted to share some of my secrets with you guys!  

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Visionary Spring Wedding at Brookshire | Delaware, Ohio | Jake & Kailey

Jake and Kailey were married on April 20th at the beautiful and classic Brookshire event venue in Central Ohio. For decor, they chose lush greenery and romantic pink and red hues, along with sentimental pieces that were placed throughout the venue. The day started off with the girls and guys getting ready, and plenty of laughs which would continue all day long. Kailey is so sweet, and welcomed me with such warmth. It was so good to see her! We met up and worked together a few times over the last year and she is always so kind and full of energy!

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Spring Elopement at Crockett's Run

Emily and Nate’s spring elopement at Crockett’s Run was amazing. From gorgeous florals and Emily’s awesome purple hair, to Nate’s stylish hat, and the most beautiful floral arch ever - this was a day to remember! It rained all day, but that didn’t stop us!

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