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Hans and Brittney met in college in 2010. They dated mostly long distance after they graduated as Brittney moved around the state for work. In 2013, she moved back to Stark County to start a new job. The following year the two of them decided to start looking for a place to live together. It […]

July 10, 2020

A Downtown Canton City Hall Elopement

There are so many words I wish I could convey right now to all the couples who have been affected by this current pandemic. We have been so fortunate here to have so many of our beautiful couples either change their plans or reschedule their big day, that we are able to begin offering these […]

April 22, 2020

// Intimate Ceremony Packages

As a bride who had a beautiful outdoor wedding planned, all her guests seated outside and then all of a sudden it started DOWN POURING- I get it. The fear of the unknown when it comes to weather can be a huge stress for couples while planning their wedding day! BUT have no fear- with […]

February 18, 2020

// Rainy Wedding Day Tips

Every time I am photographing a groom, the song by ZZ Top starts playing in my head…. ”They come runnin’ just as fast as they can…Cause every girl crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man….” Regardless where, when, or why the boutonniere originated, we’re happy it did. Boutonnieres help take the guys’ ensembles to the next […]

February 12, 2020

Wedding Day Tip: How to Pin The Boutonniere

As you prep and plan your day, one specific part of the day tends to be a little chaotic….and that always seems to be family formals! I feel like no matter how hard we try, family formals are always a bit more chaotic than they should be! Today I’m sharing a few tips that should […]

January 29, 2020

Wedding Planning Tip: Family Formals List

I have a mixed set of emotions on why I am writing this particular blog post. One part of me wants to educate guests and couples, and the other part of me is scratching my head saying, “REALLY? Isn’t this OBVIOUS?” But sadly, this is a reality and it’s getting out of hand. I assisted […]

November 18, 2019

Unplugged Ceremonies and Why You Need One

Chad and Stacia tied the knot on Saturday May 4th, 2019 at the stunning Bella Amore on Enchanted Acres! Nestled into the quiet, middle of no where town called Dennison, this venue might take the cake of one of my favorite venues to shoot at! The property has so much potential for couples, no matter […]

June 5, 2019

Chad and Stacia | Bella Amore on Enchanted Acres

Many of us ladies already know that once we receive the engagement ring, it goes on the left ring finger. But what happens when we get married and now have the wedding band AND the engagement ring? Your first ring, the engagement ring, is a promise of marriage. The second solidifies the promise. Sometimes knowing […]

March 4, 2019

// How to Wear Your Engagement Ring

Ashley + Jacob Pivato | White Birch Barn, Medina Ohio Sparkler exits can make for some beautiful portraits, and are often the last thing on a bride’s “must have shot list”! But having a successful sparkler exit does require some planning! Order long sparklers, but not TOO long! Figure out the location of the exit, […]

February 19, 2019

// Sparkler Exits at Your Wedding

Circa June 2012 Ohhhh my goodness. Talk about a THROWBACK! A friend of mine, who is a photographer, posted something earlier this week that prompted the original thought of this post! I can’t remember what she said or posted, but it immediately had me thinking back to the night Jerry proposed to me. June 2012. […]

January 18, 2019

// MY proposal story | June 2012