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8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer Hopefully by now you’ve read over my recent blog posts about how to choose your wedding photographer. We talked about 5 Trending Shooting Styles among wedding photographers, and also 5 Trending Editing Styles. It’s important to know and understand which styles you love and think would […]

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer

May 16, 2019

Family Maternity Portraits | Ebenezer Bridge | McDonald, PA Kylie + Billy Kylie and Billy are such a wonderful couple, and I couldn’t have been more thrilled to take these maternity portraits at Ebenezer Bridge for them! I have been photographing these two since little Lilliana was the one in Kylie’s belly! After she was […]

Kylie & Billy | Family Maternity Portraits | Ebenezer Bridge | McDonald Pa

May 14, 2019

I’m hoping to help you make one decision regarding your wedding a little bit simpler: choosing your wedding photographer. It’s important to understand all the different options out there, and then you can decide which way your heart leans! Last week we broke down some of the different trending shooting styles among wedding photographers. So […]

Choosing Your Wedding Photographer: 5 Trending Editing Styles

May 9, 2019

John and Evelyn’s beautiful St James Catholic Church and Heinz History Center Wedding in Pittsburgh was nothing short of amazing, despite – or perhaps because – of a day full of rain. However, the rain didn’t stop us from creating magical portraits or having fun. In fact, as you’ll soon see, the rain made for incredible […]

Evelyn & John | Heinz History Center Wedding | Pittsburgh, PA

May 7, 2019

 5 Trending Photography Styles Choosing your style for your wedding day Let me guess. Wedding planning is way harder than you anticipated? If you don’t think so, just wait. In a few more months, you might be singing a different tune. Okay, not everyone will have such a hard time, but the wedding process is […]

Choosing Your Wedding Photographer: 5 Trending Photography Styles

May 2, 2019

I remember the first time I saw Austin and Kimberly together. We were out to dinner with some of my husband’s coworkers, and I witnessed their adorable connection. I was not surprised when I later head they were getting married. I am still obsessed with their sweet engagement session from last spring. It took place […]

Austin & Kimberly | Beaver County Elopement

April 30, 2019

    Hold up – isn’t it “bad luck” for the bride and groom to see each other before the ceremony? My opinion? Not at all! This is an old wives’ tale. It is just the traditional thing to do. Traditions are beautiful and have their place on a wedding day, but I’m here to […]

For Brides: 3 Reasons To Consider a First Look

April 25, 2019

Jessica and Timothy’s Warrendale wedding took place at the lovely St. Richard’s Roman Catholic Church and their reception was held at The Camelot Banquet Hall. As it usually happens, their wedding day snuck up so fast! I remember speaking with Jessica over the phone back in 2017 about the big day and her expectations. Over […]

Jessica & Timothy’s Wedding | St. Richard’s Church | Warrendale, PA

April 23, 2019

Chelsea & William’s (Billy) wedding took place at the elegant St. Bernards Church in Mt. Lebanon & Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South Hotel.   The first time I spoke with Chelsea was over the phone and I immediately knew we could be close friends. I would eventually meet up with her in person and as I predicted, Chelsea […]

Chelsea & William’s Wedding | St. Bernards Church & Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South | Pittsburgh, PA

February 1, 2019

Can I first start by saying Lauralee & Joel are such a wonderful duo.  I could never get enough of seeing them, and capturing their wonderful faces!! So when Lauralee contacted me to do some photos not even three months after their gorgeous wedding day, I jumped at the opportunity to see these two again!! […]

Lauralee & Joel – Pregnancy Announcement | Boyce-Mayview Park | Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania

December 21, 2018

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