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How to Trust your Wedding Photographer

I know, I know. I am hitting you HARD with a blog about trust. But let me tell you, you NEED to have trust that your photographer will capture all of the moments you need them to and you need to let go of control a bit. Read on to learn how to let go and trust your wedding photographer! You won’t always be in control of your wedding day Control can be so hard

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wildwood winter engagement session

What to Wear for Your Winter Engagement Session in Toledo

Winter is coming (!) and I want you to be prepared with what to wear for your winter engagement session! Whether you’re braving the cold for the entire session or popping inside and then outside, here are some winter outfit ideas for your engagement session!  Have a cute coat Really, truly think about your coat. You want to wear a coat that you don’t mind being in photos. Some couples’ are so surprised when I

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Toledo Wedding with Meghan Markle Vibes

Toledo Wedding with Meghan Markle Vibes

I cannot wait to share my very last wedding of the year with you, Erin and Corey! Their Toledo wedding with Meghan Markle royal wedding vibes was just absolutely stunning. Their wedding was romantic and traditional and took place at the perfect setting for those royal and regal wedding feels. The lovebirds incorporated a burnt orange as a nod to fall along with classic black, white, and gold. Erin and Corey met on Match.com and

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sunrise engagement session at maumee bay state park

Sunrise Engagement Session at Maumee Bay State Park

It’s not often that I get to wake up super early and do a sunrise engagement photo but man, do I love them so much. My favorite times (and arguably the best times) to photograph are sunrise and sunset when that golden light is just so flattering and perfect. Who doesn’t like watching that sun go up or down and seeing that breathtaking sky? I love that’s just a big perk of my job to

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5 Unique Toledo Engagement Photo Locations

Toledo is one of those cities that is big, yet small. Here are some of my favorite spots that are less traveled when it comes to a Toledo engagement session. Maybe you haven’t heard of some of these hidden gems!: Marblehead Lighthouse My absolute favorite spot for an engagement session in Ohio. It looks like a completely different spot other than Ohio! I love how stunning the views are here and I never get tired

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Modern black and white wedding with copper accents

Saturday was my first wedding at a newer venue and it was everything dreams are made of. It was such a stunning venue with plenty of space (the couple had their ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception there) and the overall look and feel of this venue fit Kristi and Scott’s color scheme perfectly. But before I show the wedding photos, let me back up because I haven’t even talked about this amazing couple and their

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st rose church perrysburg wedding with gorgeous fall colors

St. Rose Church Perrysburg wedding with gorgeous fall colors

Last Saturday was the epitome of a perfect fall day and I was so excited for Kim and Kevin and their Perrysburg wedding! The day started out at St. Rose Church in Perrysburg for the ceremony and ended in Walbridge, Ohio. Their wedding was fall themed with wooden branches and gold accents. The colors for the wedding party were navy and wine and it went perfectly with the fall colors that were popping up outside.

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7 Rustic Wedding Venues near Toledo, Ohio

For the Toledo couple that wants a venue to fit their unique vision, here are my top rustic Toledo wedding venues for your perfect day! Whether you’re wanting a barn, lodge, or mix of industrial and rustic-chic, I have you covered with my favorite rustic Toledo venues:   Monclova Community Center Looking for a laid-back barn ceremony in Toledo? Look no further than Monclova Community Center. They have a barn and grassy space for your rustic-chic

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fleetwoods wedding photography in downtown toledo

Fleetwood’s Wedding Photography in Downtown Toledo

Danielle and Zac were just one of those couples I instantly connected with when I chatted with them about their Fleetwood’s wedding in Downtown Toledo. Both their ceremony and reception took place in Downtown Toledo, with their ceremony being at the Nine and their reception taking place at the previously mentioned Fleetwood’s. I adored this fun-loving couple down for long walks around downtown, awkwardly hilarious staircase walking and taking photos, and perfect details. Zac adorned

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toledo art gallery wedding photography

Toledo Art Gallery Wedding Photography

Surrounded by all of the people they have met on their journey together in over 10 states, Erica and Brendan had an epic day Saturday. The couple had a ceremony and reception in downtown Toledo and they did a first look followed by wedding party and family photos so they were fully present during their cocktail hour.  Erica and Brendan first met while both working on the Wendy Davis for Governor campaign in Texas in

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