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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

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

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

So since January is almost over I figured it was about time for a best of 2019 blog post! 2019 was a big year for me personally and were filled with much growth within my photography business as well! With so much goodness in 2019 I’m even more pumped for 2020 and ALL  the goodness […]

BEST of 2019