Chris and Carli at Steele Mansion

November 11, 2017Weddings No Comments

Chris and Carli’s wedding took me to Painesville, for a ceremony at Morely Music Hall on the campus of Lake Erie College, and the beautiful Steele Mansion right across the street. The cozy evening wedding was energized by family, friends, and the couple, who applied a good measure of their DIY aesthetic to throw the party they … Read More

Anne and David

October 13, 2017Weddings No Comments

Anne and David’s wedding at St Basil and The Woodside at St Michael’s was a gorgeous affair on a gorgeous day. Rounded out with photos at Brecksville Reservation, a grand time was had by all, and we have the photos to prove it.                         … Read More

Emily and Michael–wedding on the farm

September 29, 2017Weddings No Comments

Emily and Michael found the perfect setting for their farm wedding, both geographically and stylistically, at the Rural Society at Warwick Farms. The weather was perfect for their afternoon ceremony, and dancing under the stars. The beautiful sunset was a bonus for even more memorable images.                       … Read More

#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

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

Jennifer and Artie: Shoreby Club Wedding

June 29, 2017Weddings No Comments

Jennifer and Artie had a beautiful sun-drenched wedding at the Shoreby Club on Lake Erie. The event was filled with family and friends who came from near and far to celebrate with singing and dancing.  We took advantage of the gorgeous Lake Erie sunset for a brief photo session later in the evening, and afterwards … Read More

Elizabeth and Derek: Ritz-Carlton Wedding

June 26, 2017Weddings No Comments

Elizabeth and Derek celebrated their wedding and reception at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Cleveland, topping off their wedding with photos under the Terminal Tower, lit up in their wedding colors of red and white. Both classically trained musicians (Derek is a member of the world renowned Cleveland Orchestra), their style reflected their formal and understated aesthetic. We were … Read More