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

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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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Ordinarily it is hard for me to articulate the love between my couples. But with these two, it was pretty simple. Their love is genuine. Their affection for each other is completely pure and void of conditions. Watching Ritesh look at Diana for the first time on their wedding day brought me to tears. Which, […]

Diana & Ritesh | Downtown Cleveland, OH City Wedding

Weddings & Elopements

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I can’t believe it has almost been 10 years since my high school graduation! Time truly does fly. And believe it or not, my mom STILL tears up when we talk about my departure from high school to college. It reminds me that this time is so precious and the memories we capture during your […]

Cleveland High School Senior Sessions | What to Expect

Families & Portraits

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Want to know what I love most about Cleveland? The plethora of incredible views throughout our little city. If you’re not checking out the lake you can view a dreamy skyline. Waltz through the parks along the riverbank or check out an art gallery. And want to know what is the COOLEST part about this […]

Hedge Gallery Wedding, Lakewood, OH | Becky & Kevin

Weddings & Elopements

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Where do I even begin with these two? They are absolutely beautiful: inside and out. I’ve known Missy since we were kids. We grew up in a small town just outside of Cleveland, Ohio. But, about ten years ago Missy met a boy from Kansas City while they were both on family vacations in Mexico. […]

Missy & Mason Rhodes | The Union Club Wedding

Weddings & Elopements

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