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A Styled Shoot 5 Years in the Making Oh, it was just the sweetest moment to step back and see the magnificent facade of the Peterloon Manor fill my camera frame. My husband, David and I celebrated the start to our marriage at the Peterloon 5 years ago on May 16th and I’ve been dying […]

August 20, 2020

Provincial Peterloon Wedding Inspiration pt.1

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Some couples want full on classic with romantic poses and sweet moments. And then there are the couples I get to work with. One trait that most of my couples resonate with is the desire to embrace the moment, to soak it all in, enjoy the laughs along the way and tackle life’s adventures hand […]

July 10, 2020

Silver Lakes Sand Dunes Adventure Session

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Part two of this dynamic duo’s engagement session involved adventuring out to a tucked away quarry that leaves you feeling like you landed in the middle of the Rockies. Believe it or not, this old Dayton quarry is now a public space perfect for escaping the cliche green lawns of Ohio parks. One of my […]

April 12, 2020

Glowing Oakes Quarry Sunset Engagement

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If you’ve ever done a session with me during winter, you’ve heard me say, “Take a deep breathe, it’s not cold, it’s not cold…” when in fact it IS freezing. I have a huge soft spot in my heart for couples willing to tackle these chilly sessions and Kristen and William absolutely brought the heat […]

April 11, 2020

Chic Downtown Dayton Engagement Session

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Kyle and Grace fully embraced the fall vibes by heading to a quaint Ohio farm to get married in October. Elegant florals, rustic touches and delicate nods to the apple orchards and farm scape around them pulled this stunning wedding together. Not to mention, they wrapped it up with a killer glowstick exit that you just HAVE to see!

November 28, 2019

The Perfect Fall Apple Orchard Wedding

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For Ben and Ramune, Maine held a special place in their hearts as it sparked memories that reflected their relationship, family and future. Bring along some family and friends for a destination wedding and you’ve got yourself the perfect east coast party complete with Lithuanian folk dancing, a lighthouse backdrop and the perfect touch of brisk fall air!

November 27, 2019

Stunning Lighthouse Wedding in York, Maine

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Brunch. Who doesn’t like brunch?!?! Combine brunch with a couple in love and details that Pinterest-lovers would swoon at and you have what I call the perfect wedding for Ross & Kara. After a dating life that indulged in morning breakfast dates and brunch mimosas, it was only fitting that these two got hitched on a gorgeous late summer morning with parfaits and breakfast tacos to top it all off.

October 25, 2019

Brunch Farmhouse Wedding

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