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I met up with Dani & Brett at the Parque at Ridley Creek for their engagement session. Dani & Brett found me on the knot, and reached to me through my website, we had a little zoom call, and they booked with me for their wedding next July at Paxon Hollow Country Club. We chatted and […]

The Parque at Ridley Creek Engagement

Not going to lie, Trexler Nature Preserve is one of my FAVORITE places to shoot at. You may already know this from previous shoots I’ve done there. I think it is gorgeous with the views of the valley and the vast differences in greenery. Something that can be tricky about being a photographer in Pennsylvania […]

Kate & Tyler’s Engagement Trexler Nature Preserve

couple kissing on a bridge over the delaware river

An engagement is a short special time to work and grow towards marriage. This is by far one of my favorite quotes on marriage by Timothy Keller in his book, the Meaning of Marriage. I highly recommend to anyone wanting to get married, dating, engaged, of married! “To be loved but not known is comforting […]

Natalie and Andy’s Engagement Frenchtown, New Jersey

I have a confession… I am obsessed with plants. It’s okay though it is an issue that I’ve decided to live with. It’s a trend but more than that it is a way of life. I can attest to the saying that, “plants make people happy.” It’s a simple truth and I am not mad […]

Esther and Thomas Greenhouse Engagement

man and woman kissing in the rain

So apparently I haven’t posted a blog post since October… Oops. What can I say, I am very busy! Between working full-time as a nurse in an ER, getting my undergrad, running a business and a home, I’m a little stretched. All good things and I love each outlet don’t get me wrong. It’s just […]

Sabrina & Ian’s Fall Engagement at Lockridge park

I promise to one day not post about the magic of golden hour with golden sunflower however, today is not that day!  Can we talk about this gorgeous field for a minute, let me introduce you to Second Mountain Sunflowers.  I stumbled upon this magical place by a facebook friend posting a picture and tagging […]

Second Mountain Sunflowers Orwigsburg PA

Well, I have been absolutely dying to take pictures of things other than myself (self-portraits) and my plants. Y’all it’s been a hot minute since I was able to take pictures of actual people so when I say it made my heart happy, that’s an understatement! I’m sure if you’ve been around for awhile you’ve […]

Haines Mill Photoshoot

lavender send off

I don’t know about you but my social media feeds have been chock-full of people talking about “shop small”.  I’m here first, to break down what that means. I’ll discuss tips on how you can incorporate that into your wedding to help those small businesses out! Links will be provided to some of my favorite […]

7 Tips to Shop Small for Your Wedding

  Wow, where to begin… I have been pondering which way I would take this blog post for the past week and I am still at a loss so I will just speak/write what comes to mind.   Hope and Gabe   I met you both the day you both met. And what a whirlwind […]

Hope and Gabe’s Los Angeles Wedding