#gansalozzi–Natalie and Chris get married

September 15, 2017Weddings No Comments

When Natalie called looking for a wedding photographer, I knew that it was going to be a grand event if her sister’s wedding was any indication. And it was… A little off my beaten path, the wedding was in Chicago at Ovation Event Space. We spent a full day, from getting ready at the hotel, … Read More

Cecilia and Kevin and a backyard wedding

September 6, 2017Weddings No Comments

Cecilia and Kevin couldn’t have had a more beautiful day to celebrate their wedding, which was thrown in their expansive backyard. After a gorgeous ceremony under the trees, guests headed up to a tented seating area and served a delicious meal catered by Kevin’s family catering business. We got some beautiful formal photos before the … Read More

BJ and Omar’s rooftop Cleveland wedding

August 11, 2017Weddings No Comments

BJ and Omar wanted a party, and a party they got with their rooftop wedding at the Velvet Dog in downtown Cleveland. Aside from a brief shower mid-ceremony, the setting was perfect for a summer night in Cleveland, with stunning views of the skyline. In addition to the rooftop ceremony and dance area, food stations by … Read More

Gadget the Dog

August 3, 2017portraits No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to photograph Gadget, a service dog and best friend to Bonnie. Gadget has been Bonnie’s constant companion for a few years now, and she really wanted portraits that would do him justice. I had the pleasure of meeting Bonnie through Facebook (and quite a few friends in common), and we met … Read More

Lacey and Andrew–Clifton Barn Wedding

August 2, 2017Weddings No Comments

We returned to the Clifton Barn for the second time this season for another cozy, intimate wedding celebration. The afternoon festivities began with a stop at the lakefront for some fun portraits before we proceeded to the Clifton for the ceremony and reception. Here are a few favorites from Lacey and Andrew’s day:     … Read More

I really do love to shoot weddings

August 1, 2017education, Weddings No Comments

I recently had a chance to sit down with Scene arts writer Dott von Schneider to discuss my new studio, career, art, and why I love to shoot weddings. As I’ve mentioned many times over the years, wedding photography is a tremendous creative challenge, and immensely satisfying. Read more here. If you’re looking for a … Read More

Morgan: Montana Senior in Cleveland

July 18, 2017portraits, seniors No Comments

Location is always a big question when we do portraits; looking for unique settings and scouting out places for just the right feel. For Morgan, who was in town from Montana visiting family, a session in downtown Cleveland was the furthest thing from what she could have had back home in Great Falls, and that’s … Read More

Jack Rugan: Songwriter

July 7, 2017portraits No Comments

Musician and songwriter Jack Rugan was back in the studio to get some new shots for the launch of his website. While still spare and clean like the high-key images we created for his last session, these have a softer, lower key vibe. Check out some of my favorites, and check out Jack’s music!   … Read More

Elizabeth in the studio

June 30, 2017portraits No Comments

There is no better reason to create a photograph than to simply commemorate a moment in time, a mood or a gesture marking a point in one’s life. That’s the only reason we needed when Jason brought his daughter Elizabeth into the studio for a recent portrait:                  … Read More