Hilary and Adam (and Ru) were so great to hang out with! I was so happy we decided to do their engagement session at Inniswood Gardens– it was absolutely gorgeous! Hilary and Adam started dating right when Covid became a thing, so they were so happy to spend some time together outside of home! It’s […]

Hilary & Adam – Inniswood Gardens – Westerville Engagement Photography

You’ve made it! You’ve been planning and buying and crying and celebrating, and now your wedding is only one month away. Worried you’re going to forget something? Not sure what needs to be done between now and the big day? Here is your checklist for the last 30 days before your wedding day. PAY YOUR […]

What to do in the Last 30 Days Before Your Wedding

Nicole and Matt had the most amazing idea for their engagement photos: going inside Ohio Stadium. This is the first time I’ve done a session there, and it was just as cool as I always imagined it would be! These two lovebirds met like most couples meet these days- online. I could tell right away […]

Nicole & Matt – Ohio Stadium Engagement Photography

Katherine and Paul had such a wonderful idea for their engagement session! They live in German Village, and wanted to do their photos in the neighborhood park: Schiller Park. We had it all planned out, and then Ohio gave us the most Ohio day ever 😑 It was supposed to rain, then it wasn’t. Then […]

Katherine & Paul- Schiller Park- Columbus Engagement Photography

Marie and Ricky have been together since high school 🥰 They’re officially engaged and planning a backyard wedding for this October! Marie wanted to do their engagement photos on her parents property where the wedding will be, and man oh man, was it so much fun! We listened to music, made smores, and drank beer […]

Marie & Ricky – Midland Engagement Photography

Planning a wedding can be stressful and overwhelming, but planning a destination wedding brings about it’s own challenges for sure! Especially if you’re planning overseas for maybe a Jamaican wedding, a grand Europe wedding, or a wedding in Mexico. Add to this any budget concerns you might have, and wow! It can easily become a […]

Planning a Photo Focused Destination Wedding

Cole and Hannah had such an amazing wedding day in the town that means so much to them, Canal Winchester. Even through the rainy weather, we still had one heck of a time celebrating this sweet bride and groom! When I first met Cole and Hannah to talk about their wedding day, we sat outside […]

Cole & Hannah – Loose Rail – Canal Winchester Wedding Photography

I sat down with Anne recently and chatted all things flowers. She’s part of the team at The Flowerman in central Ohio. If you haven’t heard of them, you’re missing out! They do stunning work, and offer an experience unlike any others around! I’ve had the incredible honor of seeing so many of their creations […]

Choosing a Florist For Your Wedding Day

There are so many ideas for what to put your bridal party in. Long dresses. Short dresses. Strapless dresses. Suspenders. Black suits. Tuxedos. It can easily become overwhelming and of course, you don’t want to upset your best guys and girls. If you’re looking for some real life inspiration, you’ve come to the right place! […]

Bridal Party Inspiration – Columbus Wedding Photography

I recently interviewed my good friend and amazing hairstylist, Raemi Paxton, to get some of her best tips for brides! Before you watch our Zoom call, get to know a little bit about Raemi! Q: Where can brides find you on Instagram? A: @tamebyrae If you could go back to the beginning and give yourself […]

Wedding Day Tips From a Bridal Hairstylist

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