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Top 5 Tips For the Newly Engaged From personal experience! It’s that time of year! Not just holiday season but….engagement season! It wasn’t all that long ago that I was in your shoes as a newly engaged fiancee! I had lots of people offer me advice but having gone through it myself, here are my […]

5 Tips for the Newly Engaged

December 6, 2019

I have been so excited to blog about this session with Kristina & Jordan since I shot it!!! Kristina & Jordan got engaged in Boulder, Colorado. They were on vacation and Jordan planned a scenic mountain view stop. To Kristina’s surprise Jordan proposed and even hired a photographer to capture it all!!! ( Jordan is […]

Kristina & Jordan | Engagement Session | Pinehall at Eisler Farms | Butler, Pennsylvania

October 27, 2018

Lets talk about Krista & Zach’s engagement session in Oakmont, Pa. Krista & Zach live in this cute little area down by the river of the Allegheny, which was such a nice area to focus on for their engagement pictures. About 5 min walk from their house, they have a wonderful trail near the water, […]

Krista & Zachary | Engagement Session | Oakmont, Pennsylvania

October 20, 2018

I have been excited about photographing these two for a while now. When I originally met them, they had this wonderful proposal story where Matt took Amanda to the Cliffs of Moher (Ireland… like one of the most romantic proposals ever?)  Matt even had a photographer ready to capture the proposal.  Talk about a man […]

Amanda & Matt Engagement Session | Mt. Washington – Casino Garage – Point State Park

September 7, 2018

It was such a wonderful day for Erin & Joe’s engagement session. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect. With the perfect temperature (mid 70s) and the sky full of clouds (photographers dream), it was really a great day for this shoot. When we started this session, we started a little different than a normal […]

Erin & Joe | Engagement Session | Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

July 26, 2018

Charlotte & Steven | Engagement Session | Southside River Trail Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

June 7, 2018

This session with Kimberly and Austin was so much fun to do. I met Austin a while ago for his birthday party. My husband Josh, and Austin, had worked together and became close friends. Fast forward a little.  Josh had told me that Austin had met a new girl. and we were going to meet […]

Kimberly & Austin | Engagement Session | Mt. Nebo, Pennsylvania

May 19, 2018

I have been looking forward to posting these pictures from Chelsea & Billy’s engagement session for a while now. When I originally spoke with Chelsea over the phone, I automatically knew we were going to be good friends. She just had a great spirit about her and I couldn’t wait to hear about her and […]

Chelsea & Billy’s Engagement Session | Station Square

March 18, 2018

“I belong with you, you belong with me, you’re my sweetheart I belong with you, you belong with me, you’re my sweet” – The Lumineers These two were taking me back in time for their engagement session in Oakland, Pa. Both of their outfit choices were giving me traveling vibes to far away places. Like […]

Aubrey & Andy Engagement Session, Oakland, Pa

January 31, 2018

Okay. I am sure you heard the saying “Everything doesn’t turn out how you plan”? Well lets just say this session with Lindsay & Edward did not go how we planned. Lindsay & Edward wanted to get beautiful city views during their engagement session. Coming from the DC area at the time, they wanted to […]

Lindsay & Edwards Engagement Session, Mount Washington, Pa

September 17, 2017