Columbus Ohio LGBTQ Surprise Proposal at the Book Loft: Dominique + Erica

October 7, 2021

It was a sunny and warm Tuesday evening in mid-September when I met up with Dominique in German Village. She had made plans throughout the week to celebrate Erica’s birthday. This evening she asked to make a stop at The Book Loft, a special spot for them, just to pick up a couple books. But…

Ashland Ohio Queer Jewish Wedding: Sam + Celeste

October 4, 2021

Queer Jewish wedding goodness! As a queer Jew myself, these weddings will always hold a place extra close to my heart. Sam + Celeste’s celebration at Sauer’s Barn in Ashland was laid-back, full of community, love, togetherness and tradition in a unique combination only an outdoorsy queer Jewish wedding could deliver! It was the first…

Dublin Bridge Park Surprise Proposal: Emily + Ryan

October 1, 2021

When you’re a planner like Emily who always knows what’s going on, it takes a lot to surprise her. Ryan pulled it off! She thought she was going out to dinner at The Pearl at Dublin’s Bridge Park to celebrate her best friend’s promotion on a Sunday evening in mid-September. Instead, Ryan showed up and…

Columbus Ohio LGBTQ Engagement: Craig + Andy

September 27, 2021

And now for part 2! The day after Craig + Andy got engaged, we got back together for an engagement session while they were still in town, and we went all over Columbus! We had a 3 hour session, planned out a bit like a wedding day, with an itinerary full of stops at all…

Columbus Ohio LGBTQ Surprise Proposal: Craig + Andy

September 25, 2021

This round comes in two parts! First, Part 1: Craig + Andy were in town for the Gay Softball World Series! Craig lives in Vancouver and Andy lives in Dallas (though he’s originally from Columbus). They first met at the same tournament 2 years ago. On a prior visit to Columbus, the field of concrete…

Strongwater Columbus Jewish Wedding: Lindsay + Nate

September 18, 2021

Their wedding was postponed from June 2020. Finally, last month, Lindsay + Nathan were married! Waiting all that extra time made the day that much more meaningful for all. It was the first Sunday in August, when I headed downtown to Strongwater Food & Spirits to join them on their big day. I have known…

Gambier Ohio LGBTQ Engagement: Ashley + Erin

September 16, 2021

One month from today, Ashley + Erin are getting married! And last month we celebrated this time with a golden hour summer engagement. I headed up to Gambier on a Thursday evening in mid-August to meet them at the Brown Family Environmental Center at Kenyon College. Though I’ve shot at Kenyon before, I never knew…

Cleveland Ohio LGBTQ Wedding at Henry’s Barn: Khayla + Megan

September 10, 2021

Khayla and Megan had the cutest, most laid-back summer brunch wedding! It was the last Saturday in July, when I headed up to Oberlin, OH (just outside Cleveland) that morning to join them at their venue, Henry’s Barn at North Star Preserve. The couple got ready together, which I always, always love – before their…

Columbus Family Session at Jeffrey Mansion: Baby Elodie

September 8, 2021

Is baby Elodie not the smiliest baby you’ve ever seen? I was pretty much asking myself that very question the moment I met her. After shooting her parents’ maternity session last winter, we returned to Jeffrey Park last month for the first portraits of this little family! Now about 7 months old, Elodie is super…