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

#BeattyHawkinsDance

June 15, 2017Weddings 3 Comments

Zane and Becka recently returned to Cleveland with an intimate guest list of family and friends to celebrate their marriage. After their service at St Alban Episcopal, we headed down the hill to Little Italy, where they spent a lot of time during their CWRU years, for a photo session around the neighborhood. The afternoon … Read More

Nicole and Sean: wedding at the Clifton Barn

June 9, 2017Weddings No Comments

The Clifton Barn provided the perfect, intimate setting for Nicole and Sean’s Friday evening wedding. Low key and laid back, the festivities fit their style and mood. A short and sweet ceremony, and a relaxed reception followed on this perfect springtime late afternoon affair.                       … Read More

Megan and David

May 31, 2017Weddings 2 Comments

Megan and David celebrated their wedding with family and friends at St. Albert the Great and the Holiday Inn Rockside a few weeks ago. We met at her family home before the ceremony (and again immediately following), with a brief stop at the Cuyahoga Valley Metropark for a few photos.  Here are some high lights … Read More

The Estate on Coffee Creek wedding: Ashley and Guy

May 18, 2017Weddings No Comments

Ashley and Guy celebrated their wedding with family and friends on a glorious, sunny day at The Estate on Coffee Creek in Ashtabula. Their afternoon service began with the bride gathering flowers from guests who lined the procession to create an impromptu yet perfect bouquet. With children and family on hand and fully engaged, the … Read More

Sarah and Jim: A Tremont Wedding

February 20, 2017Weddings No Comments

Sarah and Jim had a perfect early autumn day for their wedding in Tremont. Starting with a ceremony at the Gazebo in Lincoln Park, they then strolled over to Toast for a casual evening reception.                                         … Read More