Columbus Ohio Queer Wedding: Emily + Briden

November 1, 2019

On a sunny Saturday evening in mid-September, Emily and Briden had a small wedding ceremony in the backyard of a Victorian Village home, followed by a celebration with family, friends, and a few folks in drag! I was only there for about an hour and a half, but we sure accomplished a lot in that…

Jeffrey Mansion Family Session: Gabe is 1!

October 30, 2019

A year ago, I photographed newborn baby Gabe in his Bexley home with his parents Shelly and Kevin, and one year later I joined them down the street at Jeffrey Mansion for his 1 year photos! He most definitely has changed and grown since the last time I photographed him, he’s moving and laughing and…

Rooftop + Ohio Statehouse Wedding Photographer: Dawn + Jacob

October 27, 2019

A couple of weeks before their Creekside Gahanna wedding, Dawn and Jacob got into their wedding attire and had a pre-wedding session! It was a perfect Friday evening in late June. We shot downtown at the Ohio Statehouse, and then their building’s gorgeous rooftop right at sunset, with a dress change in between! What a…

Columbus Ohio Maternity Session at Jeffrey Park: Megan + Ben

October 18, 2019

I photographed Megan + Ben’s brunch wedding back in 2014, so it was really so lovely to hear from them again 5 years later, with the news that they were expecting not one, but TWO little babes! And of course, I was so thrilled they asked me to document these chapters as they grow their…

Wild Goose Creative + Park of Roses Wedding: Tori + Ben

October 11, 2019

Tori and Ben had a totally unique wedding, reflecting them completely and throwing all tradition out the window – and I loved every minute of it! After all, Tori was the one who proposed to Ben, so I was in love with them from our first meeting and couldn’t wait to see their big day…

Columbus Ohio Family Photographer: Baby Lilianna

October 9, 2019

Baby Lilianna was 2 months old when her parents Jenny and Brandon invited me to their Gahanna home to capture their first portraits together as a family. It was a lovely Friday morning in mid-September, and their home was bright, full of neutral-colored walls and plenty of windows – a photographer’s dream! Because she was…

Columbus Ohio LGBTQ Surprise Wedding: David + Glenn

October 6, 2019

A surprise wedding! That’s exactly what David and Glenn’s family had in store when they were in town for another family reunion, one year ago today. They followed instructions from the couple, who live locally, to meet them on the steps of Veteran’s Memorial for a family photoshoot. The couple – who were already married…

Portland Maine LGBTQ Engagement: Meaghan + Gianna

October 1, 2019

The stars aligned for Meaghan + Gianna’s summer engagement session in Portland, Maine! I’m all set to shoot their wedding in Columbus next year, and just before a personal trip to Maine, I remembered that these two live in Boston, only about 2 hours away. They were thrilled to make a weekend trip of it…

Columbus Ohio Backyard Jewish Wedding: Hagar + Anatoliy

September 27, 2019

I just loved being a part of Hagar and Anatoliy’s backyard Jewish wedding! Their big day combined their Israeli and Russian backgrounds for a meaningful and joyous celebration. Our day began with the couple getting ready – Anatoliy at his parents’ home, and Hagar at the Hilton Downtown. Their first look took place on the…

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…