Columbus Ohio LGBTQ+ Solar Eclipse Wedding at Retreat 21: Douglas + Jeff

May 31, 2024

SOLAR ECLIPSE WEDDING! Douglas + Jeff planned their entire wedding around the big event last month, and were rewarded with clear skies and an epic view! It was the second Monday in April, when these two grooms gathered with family and friends at Retreat 21 in Marysville, where they viewed the eclipse in totality, then…

Hocking Hills Surprise Proposal: Katie + Stone

May 29, 2024

Stone took Katie on a Hocking Hills getaway… and last month at their cabin, on the dock against the lake, he dropped to one knee and popped the question! She said YES! And we could all rest easy once that ring was on her finger and not in the lake! We celebrated with more portraits…

Columbus Ohio Wedding at Graystone Wine Cellar: Sarah + Tyler

May 24, 2024

Sarah + Tyler had a sweet, laid-back wedding at Graystone Wine Cellar in downtown Columbus! It was a sunny spring day, the first Saturday in April, when these two were married. I absolutely love their venue, such a cozy and unique space! And we were even lucky enough to find some blooming trees and golden…

Ella’s Ohio State Graduation Session

May 22, 2024

No conventional graduation photos here. Ella rocked their session last month! We got so many goodies – found colorful walls, interesting light, jumped for joy a few times, and yes we still got some portraits for the parents. Beginning at the campus of Ohio State, and ending outside Rambling House Music Bar with their banjo,…

Pittsburgh PA LGBTQ+ Wedding at Bella Sera: Athena + Dana

May 19, 2024

Athena + Dana brought me to Pittsburgh for their morning brunch wedding! It was an intimate, laid-back celebration on a Sunday morning in mid-March, with two brides and all the best brunch foods at Bella Sera. And then they continued celebrating by going to a Pens hockey game that evening in their wedding attire! (Yes,…

German Village LGBTQ Engagement: Janelle + Cristina

May 16, 2024

Janelle + Cristina are planning a wedding for this summer, but first we got together this spring for their engagement session! We met up in German Village on a Wednesday evening in late April, beginning at Schiller Park and then moving into the village neighborhood. We enjoyed exploring the area and searching for every bloom…

Jorgensen Farms Wedding Photographer: Sara + Kevin

May 13, 2024

Sara + Kevin, married! It was a sunny Saturday in mid-March, at one of my favorite venues in town, Oak Grove at Jorgensen Farms! Their big day was all about big smiles, vibrant color, and being with their people. And these two truly adore each other and everyone around them! Their day began with getting…

Columbus Ohio Elopement Photographer: Sydney + Sean

May 9, 2024

Surprise wedding! No joke, Sydney + Sean surprised their family on April 1, by getting married! They kept the secret for months and had 5 guests join them at 115Park for a micro ceremony (more watching via Zoom), followed by cake, formal dances and a celebratory dinner! They did it their way and their family…

Hocking Hills Family Photographer: The I Family

May 7, 2024

Recently I heard from Katie, who has been following me for years, as I’ve photographed many of her friends! And as it turns out, I’ve photographed her as a guest at multiple weddings. She and her family live in North Carolina, but were planning a trip to Hocking Hills for an extended weekend away with…

Columbus Ohio LGBTQ+ Persian Wedding at Jeffrey Mansion: Sherry + Rezi

April 24, 2024

10 years ago, on International Women’s Day, and newly immigrated from Iran, Sherry + Rezi eloped. They had left everything they knew in their home country for love and safety, and got married in DC (because it wasn’t legal in Ohio yet!). Last month, they celebrated their March anniversary, and had the wedding they never…