engagement pictures at oak openings

Tall Grass Engagement Photos at Oak Openings

This past summer I snuck away to Oak Openings with Stephanie and Nate to grab some photos at the ever-popular location called “The Spot” as well as a field with tall grass. These two guys were willing to go anywhere for the shot and had to deal with heat, sun, and tons of mosquitoes during their session. Mosquitoes were literally everywhere and these guys were so flexible going wherever we could for the shot. Stephanie

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silver lake oak openings engagement

15 Toledo Engagement Locations You Have to See

Northwest Ohio has some of the most beautiful places for engagement photos, but I definitely have some favorites after 10 years of photographing weddings and engagements. Here are 15 engagement photo locations you need to see for yourself (complete with photos from each spot!)   Marblehead Lighthouse Charming and adorable, this small stretch of area has some beautiful large rocks, waterfront views, and some tree cover for a different view. It is not ideal for

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Why NOW is the best time to plan your 2021 wedding

During this stressful and unprecedented time, I wanted to share my thoughts as a wedding photographer on why I feel planning your 2021 wedding should be on your to-do list along with that Netflix show you’ve been wanting to binge: So, here’s what happening for 2020 couples faced with rescheduling due to this pandemic. They’re moving their spring and summer weddings to late summer, fall, and early winter. That’s where most of mine are at

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engagement photos at the toledo museum of art

Toledo Museum of Art Engagement Photos

This past summer, I had so much fun showing Jasmine and Dilan around the Toledo Museum of Art for their engagement photos. These two were so adorable and fun and it was their first time being to the Art Museum at all! Jasmine loved the classic and elegant feel of TMA with its marble columns and steps and I showed her my favorite metal wall and some other fun spots. These two were down to

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Lessons learned from Coronavirus as a wedding photographer

Obviously, this time in our lives is just absolutely insane. As a mom, wedding photographer, and okay human, there are a few things I have learned from this time of crisis: The people You love matter so damn much. Do not take them for granted. Let them cope and heal from this however they need to. check on them and make sure they are safe. If your wedding is moved to later this year and

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I think you should postpone your April or May 2020 Wedding. Here’s why:

WHY I THINK YOU SHOULD POSTPONE YOUR WEDDING…   This is absolutely heartbreaking to sit here and write this out, BUT I WANTED TO SHARE IT ALL WITH YOU GUYS. Wedding season for me and most of Ohio typically starts in May. Typically being the keyword because right here mine starts March 21, 2020 – as in this weekend. I have the most weddings I have ever had this spring between March, April, and May.

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put in bay engagement photos at sunset

Put in Bay Engagement Photography

I traveled to Put in Bay in late September for Abby and Thomas and had such a fun time capturing their engagement session! I got to meet Abby’s parents, brother, and grandfather, who lives on the island year-round. Her grandfather owns a breathtakingly beautiful property with pear and a beautiful view of the water. I hopped in their car and we drove from location to location on the island. I heard stories of Abby growing

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sunrise engagement photos at sidecut

Sunrise Toledo engagement photos in a field of flowers

Sunrise engagement sessions are the way to go, I’m telling you guys! Biggest secret to getting a weekend during the busy months of summer and fall but also because it’s done, your day can go on, and you get this GORGEOUS light. I had a lovely sunrise engagement session at Sidecut Metropark with Beth and Chris. There was a full moon the night before, so I had them quickly hop up on a pillar so

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lgbt engagement photos in toledo

Maumee River Ledges LGBT Engagement Session

I loved meeting Stacie and Lauren at 7 am on a chilly Saturday morning in February for their Maumee River Ledges engagement photos. We chose 7 am so that we could hit the sunrise, which did not disappoint! These two ladies were champs shivering in the cold and thankfully we coordinated a blanket to go along with some of the shots so they could stay warm!  I just love couples that trust me, meet me

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