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Hocking Hills LGBTQ Elopement: Ashley + Zandra

June 3, 2021

If you want to have a popular Hocking Hills spot like Ash Cave all to yourself, I suggest showing up on a Friday morning just after the rain clears. I met Ashley + Zandra there on the first Friday in May, where it was raining as I pulled up, but just as my weather app…

Wolfs Ridge Brewing Columbus Wedding: Faith + Brian

May 30, 2021

Enduring a pandemic that resulted in a sudden venue closure, a date change, and a cut in guest count – when Faith and Brian’s wedding day finally came, there way no way not to be ridiculously happy this was happening. And even though they had to replan their wedding all over again, and reimagine it…

Columbus Engagement Session at High Banks: Marissa + Rob

May 29, 2021

Marissa + Rob are are a fairly recent addition to my 2021 calendar, and we scheduled their engagement session right away! They knew they wanted to incorporate their cat Shiva in their session, so we started off the morning at their Lewis Center home. She was dressed in a dress for the occasion and was…

Columbus Surprise Proposal at Inniswood Gardens: Prabha + Shyam

May 27, 2021

Shyam planned the perfect garden proposal on a Saturday evening in early May! At the picturesque Inniswood Gardens Metro Park in Westerville, I waited for him and Prabha to arrive at the location we selected. It also happened to be prom! So the park was packed full of high schoolers taking prom photos. Luckily, they…

Columbus Family Session at Franklin Park: The B Family

May 20, 2021

Taneka and John and I go way back – I’ve been photographing them since 2012, when I shot their engagement session and their wedding! And since then I photographed numerous maternity, newborn and family sessions over the years. As I headed into our latest family session a few weeks ago, I realized they might be…

Cincinnati LGBTQ Engagement at Clifton + Eden Park: Kayla + Jessyka

May 15, 2021

We dreamed of this session for over a year. Kayla + Jessyka first reached out to me to chat about their wedding back in November 2019! They’re planning a long engagement, so we had to wait a bit before we finally got to shoot together. But their spring engagement was worth the wait! I headed…

Columbus Family + Anniversary Session at Goodale Park: Cheryl, Yari & Eliana

May 6, 2021

With their upcoming 10 year wedding anniversary, Cheryl and Yari celebrated with a portrait session at Goodale Park! Of course, their 4 year old daughter Eliana joined us, as we did a combined family and anniversary session. It was a quiet and sunny Monday evening, and the park was in peak bloom! We had so…

Inniswood Gardens Spring Family Session: Laura, Mike & Simon

May 4, 2021

I photographed Laura & Mike’s Cincinnati wedding back in 2017, and since then they’ve welcomed baby Simon! Well, he’s not a baby anymore. A couple of weeks ago we met up at Inniswood Gardens in Westerville on a beautiful Friday afternoon in mid-April. The park was exploding with spring, colorful blooms at every turn! And…

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5 Ways to Plan an Inclusive Wedding! | Columbus Ohio Wedding Photographer

April 30, 2021

You’ve probably heard the word “inclusive” thrown around a lot lately, and not just in the “all-inclusive” sense. You may be wondering: how can I make my wedding more inclusive? The great thing about planning an inclusive wedding, is that you can throw so many traditions out the window. You can feel proud of the…

Columbus Spring Engagement at Inniswoods: Kristin + Kevin

April 28, 2021

At our initial consultation, Kirstin and Kevin told me they first met in a laundromat, and I knew right away we had to visit a laundromat for their engagement session! So before we headed to our main location, we began our time at Dirty Dungarees, a cute laundromat in the University District area. Being indoors,…