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Congratulations Sarah and Aaron

Category: Weddings | September 18th, 2017

We are blessed to work with so many incredible families. At this wedding at the end of the day – you couldn’t help but smile at how close they all are! Their love and respect is so encouraging. It carried throughout all of the little moments of the day. Seeing how supportive Aaron is when helping Sarah even walk from one spot to the next – it was so romantic. Without even saying much you can see their passion and love. The day started with a little bit of rain but Sarah was a great sport and wanted great outdoor photos. For the first  look we started in the backyard of her parent’s home. Then we headed to Devou Park for fun photos with the bridal party and family. We even got to peek inside to see how the reception was being setup. Then we headed to St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica for photos in the courtyard and the beautiful ceremony. The courtyard reminds me of a little secret garden tucked into the busy urban area of Covington. It was my favorite part of the day because the couple could just be together and not rush. And with the little bit of rain earlier the greenery looked incredible. Next Drees Pavilion made for the perfect backdrop for their fun reception. The dance floor was full! Sarah and Aaron we know that you two will support each other in all that you do – we wish you all the very best! And to their incredible family and friends and awesome wedding professionals – thank you, it was a great day!

Ceremony: St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica
Reception: Drees Pavilion
Park: Devou Park
Wedding Dress: Bridal and Formal
Bridesmaids Dresses: Splendid Bridal
Mensware: Men’s Warehouse
Transportation: Land Force One
Officiant: Fr. De Vous
Jeweler: Brundage
Flowers and Deco: Kreutzer and Dorl
Video: Elegant Films
Cake: Patricia’s Wedding and Custom Cakes
Favors: Tap Snap Photo Booth
Caterer: Mc Hale’s Events and Catering
DJ: Everlasting Sounds


Carrie and Michael, a Mt. Airy engagement

Category: Engagements | September 10th, 2017

It was so great meeting Carrie as a bridesmaid for Olivia and Hal’s wedding. And I am super excited to be photographing her Columbus, Indiana wedding next year. Michael and Carrie met me at Mt. Airy Forest for some fun engagement photos. It was great to get to know them as a couple and to explore the different areas of the park. I can’t wait for their 2018 fall wedding!


This couple is seriously the sweetest! They are so full of joy when they are together – it is contagious. Seeing the day come together with so many special details was a dream to photograph. From an adorable flower girl, bouquets put together by Ali and the girls at the flowerman and wreaths made by Jon’s mom – everything had a story! My favorite part of the day had to be photographing the couple down the tree lined street. While photographing each of them individually I had them lookat their future spouse- and I love the result of their genuine smiles. At the end of the night everyone grabbed a sparkler and headed out for their fun grand exit. Ali and Jon, thank you for inviting us to document your special day. It was beautiful and I know you are going to love reliving your day through photos! A big thanks to their family, friends and wedding professionals who made everything so wonderful! 

Q&A with the couple:
What was the most memorable moment of your day?
Ali: It was incredible to walk down the aisle and see all of our friends and family. And when we were standing up on the alter exchanging our vows, it was so moving to look over and see everyone we love there supporting us.
Jon: Seeing her walk down the aisle.
Any advice for future couples?
Ali: Throughout the night try to take a moment every half hour to pause and just look around and take it all in. It goes by so fast. Try hard to stay present in the moment & take in all the magic.
Jon: Say I love you every day, no matter what happens its always important to remember that fact.
Funniest memory from your wedding day?
Ali: Watching all of our cousins dance!
Jon: Table 2, where my cousins all day, made me laugh several times during the night with their amazing dancing skills.
First Dance Song:
Love Like Crazy by Lee Brice

Ceremony and Reception: The Bell Event Centre
Venue Coordinator: Alexis at The Bell Event Centre
Wedding Dress: Kotsovos Bridal, Furs and Fine Apparel
Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
Tuxes: Folchi’s Formal Wear
hair: Emily and Cassie from Allure Salon
Makeup: Anna Viars
Transportation: Jon’s Prius
Officiant: Father Yanca
Jeweler: Jessica at Diamonds Rock
Flowers and Decor: The Flowerman and assembled by the bridal party and family
Lighting: CSC Special Events
Cake: A Spoon Fulla Sugar
Favors: Amazon
DJ: CSC Special Events
Dance Lessons: Bud Walters

 


It was so great to get to know these two as a couple. This was the first time I was able to meet Dan. I loved that the couple was wiling to hike to some of my favorite spots for photos. The natural wooden bridge, an old overgrown boardwalk next to little pond and a tree with incredible roots – they were the perfect natural background for their photos. We chased the soft golden hour lighting and it made the perfect natural hair light. (And also separated them from their backgrounds if you want to get technical – ha) Thanks Gretchen and Dan for exploring with me and making your session so much fun!


Dog Days of Summer

Category: Portraits | August 14th, 2017