Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Best of 2017 | Weddings

In 2017, twenty-two incredible couples chose me as their wedding photographer. Some of the weddings were big, others small; some were at swanky country clubs and others at trendy downtown locations. In addition to Ohio, I had the opportunity to photograph weddings in Kansas City, Chicago, Virginia, and Maryland. Twice I played double duty as bridesmaid AND photographer, and nineteen of those twenty-two venues were locations I'd never shot at before. I'm truly amazed at all the opportunities that came flying at me in 2017, and I can't wait to see what happens in 2018!

But before we close the chapter on 2017, I want to take a look back and say thank you to every bride and groom who trusted me to capture your memories. I wouldn't be where I am without you, and your stories are what inspire me to stay in this profession. The celebration of marriage, the joy of sharing your most important day with your closest family and friends, and those tiny details that tell your love story... those moments are the most precious, and through those moments your memories come to life! As I look back through my favorite images from 2017, this theme emerges...

laughter, closeness, and excitement for life.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Our Trip to Ireland!!!

Ya'll, we went to IRELAND!!!!! We landed back in the United States almost two months ago but it still feels like yesterday, and this trip opened up a whole new bucket list of worldwide travel for us. I have a feeling our passports are going to have a few more stamps on them before too long!! But before we talk about our next trip, first I'm so excited to share this one with you! Despite the fact that we visited Ireland in November (about when Ohio is starting to turn brown, and everyone warned us how cold and rainy it would be), the landscape did not disappoint. It was green everywhere, accented with stone walls and buildings that seemed as though they had existed forever.


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Jessica + Luke | Married

Cranberry & Gold Winter Wedding | Scioto Reserve Country Club

Jessica and Luke's wedding day was a such a joyful one, with every detail coming together perfectly and a celebration that continued all night long. With their wedding taking place less than two weeks from Christmas, their color palette of cranberry, gold, and forest green blended perfectly with the beautiful Christmas decor already adorning the venue entryway. Greenery surrounded delicate floating candles atop gold textured tablecloths, and the beautiful blooms provided by Madison House Designs tied every piece together. It was the perfect evening, and all that is before even mentioning the reason for the celebration-- the bride and groom!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Lindsay + Adam | Married

Elegant Winter Wedding at Oakhurst Country Club

It's hard to find a starting place to describe the magic enveloping Lindsay and Adam's wedding day, so let's just start with the obvious... the entire day was breathtaking. Though the weather outside was chilly, the atmosphere inside Oakhurst was warm and inviting. Lindsay had orchestrated every detail with a graceful elegance that reflected her personality and vision, and as a light blanket of snow began to fall, the anticipation and magic grew. This was their dream wedding day, the gorgeous white winter wonderland they had hoped for when planning their wedding in Ohio mid-December.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Maranda + Aaron | Engaged

Winter Columbus Engagement Session

Where do I start? Maranda and Aaron are SUCH a sweet couple, and I absolutely loved spending a chilly December afternoon with them last week! The weather was freezing and windy, but we were blessed with a few snowflakes to make it all worthwhile ;) These two are such an amazing couple, and you can tell from just spending a few minutes with them that they have a heart for service. Maranda works for a non-profit and Aaron is a police officer, and if they put as much care into their jobs as they do in their marriage, we are all better off for it!
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