Columbus Ohio Surprise Proposal at Scioto Mile: Cortnie + Cody

September 16, 2019

Cody was worried Cortnie would be hard to surprise, but on a Sunday evening in mid-August, he pulled it off! After a nice dinner to celebrate her upcoming graduation, they went for a walk along the Scioto Mile at dusk, where he dropped to one knee with a ring, and then I sprung out with…

Columbus Zoo Heart of Africa Wedding: Ellen + Alec

September 13, 2019

Ellen and Alec have been such a fun couple to work with since we first connected, and then their fall engagement last year! Their Columbus Zoo wedding at the Heart of Africa Event Center was an absolutely perfect day. We had a gorgeous summer day, with plenty of sunshine and all the zoo animals! We…

Columbus Ohio Family Session at Jeffrey Mansion: Anna, Eugene + baby Franklin

September 6, 2019

Baby Franklin is one chill dude. He didn’t give me any smiles at our session last month at Jeffrey Mansion, but do I care? I want to capture kiddos as they are. So give me all the serious looks and all the morning light, too!

Columbus Park of Roses Queer Wedding: Colleen + Josie

September 3, 2019

I may not be much of a morning person, but okay, give me alll the queer rainbow-themed rose garden morning brunch weddings, please and thank you, Colleen + Josie! Their Columbus Park of Roses queer wedding was literally everything. Their smiles and bright colors were refreshing and inspiring. After each bride got into their dress,…

Columbus Ohio Newborn Photographer: Baby Caroline

August 29, 2019

Three years ago I photographed Sara + Jared’s August 2016 wedding, and earlier this summer I had the opportunity to photograph their first portraits together with baby Caroline! I joined them at their Upper Arlington home on a Tuesday morning in mid-June. It was a beautiful summer day, so after photographing indoors around their home,…

Megumi + Sydney at Feminist Photo Vaycay in Catskills, NY

August 27, 2019

Last month I had the opportunity to attend a 4 day retreat in the Catskill mountains of upstate New York, called the Feminist Photo Vaycay! Part work and part play, this trip is designed to be a mid-season refresh with like-minded wedding photographers. In a world where so much of our work is done solo,…

Cleveland Orthodox Jewish Wedding: Devra + Josh

August 23, 2019

I first met Devra and Josh at Samantha and Barry’s August 2017 wedding. We hit it off right away and stayed in touch ever since. Before too long, Devra and 2 of her sisters were all engaged, but her date was the latest. So we saw each other again at Jannah’s wedding, and at Tali’s…

Park of Roses Anniversary Session: Jan + Bruce

August 21, 2019

45 years ago, Jan + Bruce eloped in a rose garden in the city where they lived. This year they celebrated their milestone anniversary with a portrait session at our local rose garden, the Park of Roses. We met up on a Friday morning in early July, soaking up that lovely morning light, and dodging…

Columbus Ohio LGBTQ Elopement: Brianna + Christy

August 17, 2019

Brianna + Christy eloped last week! But a month before that, we met up in downtown Columbus for some engagement pictures. We walked around the Scioto Mile as the sun set, and I learned more about their story and their plans to elope the following month. They were keeping their plans pretty secretive, so it…

Vue Columbus LGBTQ Wedding: Bethany + Amanda

August 6, 2019

It was the Friday of Pride weekend, the Short North neighborhood of Columbus was bursting with rainbows everywhere, and Bethany + Amanda were getting married! They began their day getting ready at the Joseph Hotel in the heart of the Short North. The lobby was already well decorated for Pride! I staged their first look…