Memories worth preserving

& a cheesy Ass smile to my face

bring tears to my eyes

These images still

Looking back on the celebration and the joy, I’m flooded with feelings of reassurance that I’m doing one thing right: capturing feelings and not just staged moments.

I’m emotionally invested in each and every wedding, family, and couple I photograph. 

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It’s not often you can witness someone asking “will you be with me forever?” The committement alone is truly profound. But, when it is someone you’ve come to know personally – it really makes capturing this memory all the more special. Phil used to be my assistant when I worked in higher education and from […]

Cleveland Rooftop Proposal | Kaila & Phil

Engagement Session

Something White Bridal Gown Boutique Ohio Wedding Photographer Lizzie Schlafer

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Oh, my stars. A shop full of breathtaking wedding gowns? It’s a ladies dream environment.  But it also comes with mixed feelings of nerves about finding “the dress”. No pressure…right? Well I sat down with one of my favorite bridal boutique owners, Rebecca of Something White, in my hometown of Independence, Ohio to talk bridal […]

Finding The Dress | Vendor Spotlight with Something White, A Bridal Boutique

Educational Series

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You know when you have nervous butterflies leading up to a day you’ve been waiting for? That’s how I felt about Michelle & Andrew’s wedding day. It had been a year of planning, meetings and hangouts and then BOOM – the most whimsical, colorful & sweet wedding day came together. Michelle was grinning from ear […]

Lake Erie Building Cleveland, Ohio Wedding | Andrew & Michelle

Weddings & Elopements

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Ah, summer love. It’s just the best. Especially when it’s the kind of love you’ve seen unfold for about 8 years. That’s how long I’ve know Jen & Jerry. They started dating around the time I met my husband and I’ve been waiting for the day they would become husband & wife. These two took […]

Mill Creek Park Youngstown, Ohio Engagement Session | Jen & Jerry

Engagement Session

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Ain’t no party like a hike through the parks party because a hike party is…FUN! Solid rhyme, right? There’s nothing quite like photographing two folks who are just as goofy, fun-loving and adorable in real life as they are on the internet. God bless Instagram for bringing such fantastic humans into my life. John & […]

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Anniversary Session | Anita & John

Engagement Session

www.lizzieschlafer.com

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Katy & Brandon are two good humans to their core. And I am lucky enough to call them my friends. I remember the first time I met Katy. It was at a Cleveland Rovers fundraiser at an Irish Pub. Right off the bat she shared a Bloody Mary with me and we were chatting up […]

Lake Affect Studios, Cleveland City Wedding | Katy & Brandon

Weddings & Elopements

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