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On Friday, August 6th, 2021 I had the honor of capturing Lauryn & Deniz’s Wedding at the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia. It was a gorgeous summer evening spent enjoying the warm breeze, ambiance of the live band, and of course witnessing the marriage of two beautiful people uniting their lives. Lauryn and Deniz […]

Lauryn & Deniz’s Wedding at the American Swedish Historical Museum

On June 26th, I had the opportunity to capture Ashley & Phil’s wedding day at Shepherd Hills Golf Club in Wescosville, PA! This was a unique situation for me because I have worked with Ashley at the hospital. So I knew her before she met Phil. Also, it has been so cool to see glimpses […]

Ashley & Phil’s Wedding at Shepherd Hills Golf Club

I had the opportunity to shoot a wedding in Maine for Johannah and Clayton. I know Johannah through my husband, Vincent. They are first cousins and Vincent grew up in Maine and knew Clayton from a very young age. When Johannah asked me to be their photographer I was nothing short of honored and excited. […]

Johannah & Clayton’s Maine Wedding

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

Heidee and Cody got married on October 31st, 2020 at Harmony Gardens in North-East Pennsylvania. This post is a bit of a special one for me. I work in an Emergency Department in Allentown and Heidee and Cody also work there as well. They started dating before or soon after I started working there while […]

Heidee and Cody’s Micro Wedding at Harmony Gardens

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