Mindi and Andrew had an adventurous wedding in the rain and Landoll’s Mohican Castle! This couple met on a ride home from school in a friend’s car. They became close. A lot of life happened and now they are tremendously happy to be committing their lives to each other!
Maria and Jake had a delightful wedding at St. Albert the Great’s Church in North Royalton, Ohio followed by a great reception at the Columbia Ballroom in Columbia Station Ohio.
This couple met through a mutual friend, Julie. Julie and Jake grew up together and she introduced Maria and Jake at a tailgating party for a Brown’s Game. Both Maria and Jake are huge Brown’s fans and it is their favorite time of year. After only three months of dating, Maria’s dad became very sick and Jake stepped up, helping around the house. Maria says that Jake is such a blessing in both her life and her family’s. He took on a huge role after knowing her for only a couple of months. The two fell in love and are now married!
Chelsea and Ryan are getting married next June and it was exciting to shoot their engagement photos in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. We started by hiking down to Blue Hen Falls, enjoying the warm weather and the waterfall. After a bit, we headed down to Buttermilk Falls, taking full advantage of the river along the way. The couple was happy to splash in the water for a romantic September evening hike. We are excited to celebrate their wedding with them in a couple of months.
We had a great hike for Katie and John’s engagement shoot. This couple from Michigan loves the outdoors, so a hike at The Ledges in Cuyahoga Valley National Park seemed perfectly suited for them. We got to know Katie and John as we walked and can’t wait to celebrate their wedding with them in a couple of weeks!
Jen and Matt are an adventurous couple and had a terrific wedding at Landoll’s Mohican Castle. They smiled through the rain and celebrated with friends and family!
Matt and Jen met at REI and started dating by going on bike rides. They had their first kiss in a hammock at Jen’s backyard in German Village. Jen and Matt continued to spend their time together traveling and enjoying the outdoors. They love to do pretty much anything outsie. From biking to rock climbing, kayaking to hiking, they are happy to live out the adventurous life. Of course, their dog Nigel joins them for most of their adventures!
Breanna and Doran pledged their love for each other at the up and coming Barn at Wolf Creek in Akron, Ohio. The day could not have been more beautiful, only matched in beauty by Breanna as she married her best friend.
Hayley's beautiful smile was radiant throughout Brandon and Hayley's entire wedding! She was getting married to her best friend and it was easy for friends and family alike to see how incredibly happy this made her.
Madison and Dave had an extraordinary wedding at Patterson's Fruit Farm. From the wreath of flowers on Madison's head to the dancing that lasted well into the night, this couple had a remarkable day that spoke of their adventurous personalities and their love for each other.
Mindi and Andrew were ready for an adventure on their delightful June engagement shoot near Brandywine Falls in Cuyahoga Falls National Park. It was fantastic having the opportunity to hike a creek while getting to know a great couple.
Brian and I had the pleasure to get to know Milana and Brandon during their photoshoot in Cuyahoga Falls National Park. We enjoyed talking about life, work, and the upcoming wedding. It was exciting to watch this couple interact with each other as we were hiking about.
Angela and Matthew spent their wedding day surrounded by friends and close family, making it an extremely special event. They had a Lake Erie wedding, getting married at Lyman Harbor, with all the roller coasters of Cedar Point in the distance.
Jen and Phil had a fantastic wedding Holy Rosary in Little Italy and a high energy reception at Patterson’s Fruit Farm! It was wonderful to see this couple commit their lives to each other in an intimate and beautiful way.
Dana and Danny committed their lives together on a beautiful Saturday in May. This couple loves the more outdoors and adventurous side of life, so getting married at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park was perfect for their personalities.
Vermillion on the Lake is a fantastic place to get married, with a wonderful view of Lake Erie. Jessie and Jamie got married overlooking the water, interspersing a beautiful nautical theme throughout their wedding.
This adventurous couple is fully in their element when they are outdoors. One of my absolute favorite parts of wedding photography is getting to know some really awesome people, and Erin and Derrick are no exception. It was great to do their engagement photography on some of the trails at the Ledges in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Linda and Dave started their day taking pictures at some of the important locations of their relationship. This included the steps at the Ledges in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the Trail Mix shop and depot at the Peninsula RR station, and the Everett Covered Bridge, also in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Eric and Crystal met at a social event several years ago. Crystal was hanging out with her friends and they decided to make a toast. They couldn’t decide what to make a toast to. This is when Crystal noticed Eric and said, “Let’s toast to that hot guy right there!” Eric heard, and eventually made his way over to talk to Crystal that evening. They intermittently rant into each other several times over the following weeks. Each time they enjoyed socializing and hanging out. They officially started dating a month later and have been together ever since!
Saturday’s wedding brought us downtown Cleveland to the Crowne Plaza at Playhouse Square. While the rain may have dampened some couples’ moods, Sara and Daniel were happy to be getting married and in great spirits! It was a fantastic wedding with lots of celebration and cheer.
Holly and Josh could not have picked a more beautiful wedding day! After so many uncertain weather days, it was a relief that Saturday dawned sunny and warm. They had a wonderful ceremony at Maranatha Bible Church followed by a stellar reception at Gervasi.
Spring is finally peeping through! Brian and I had a wonderful early-spring adventure engagement shoot with Kaitlin and Eric Spending some time at Shenandoah National Park for hiking, photography, and making new friends made for a spectacular weekend.