Cathy and James–back in Cleveland

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in engagements, portraits

Cathy and James, both native Clevelanders and current Seattle citizens came back to town recently for a portrait session in advance of their October Cleveland wedding. We decided on the Cleveland Museum of Art and surrounding area, taking advantage of the morning hours before the mad rush of wedding parties overran the lagoon.     ...

Liz and KC: engagement session at the West Side Market

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 in engagements, portraits

When I asked KC and Liz where they wanted to do their engagement portrait session, they answered The West Side Market with no hesitation. The colorful and popular Cleveland landmark is a favorite of many, and for many captures a lot of the charm of this town.

Caroline and Shmuel: wintery engagement session at the Cleveland Cultural gardens

Posted on Dec 4, 2013 in engagements, portraits

We caught up with Caroline and Shmuel over the Thanksgiving holiday to get some portraits in anticipation of their wedding next summer. The snow was ever so soft, and their enthusiasm couldn’t be thwarted by the cold.

Gail and Ben: engagement session at the Cleveland Museum of Art lagoon

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 in engagements

While a popular destination for wedding day photos, Wade Lagoon makes a great setting for location portraits of any kind. In anticipation of their wedding next year, Gail and Ben chose the lagoon as the setting for their engagement session portraits this summer. Engagement portraits are a great opportunity for clients and photographer to meet ...

Jacquelynn and Aaron: engagement on the farm

Posted on Aug 2, 2013 in engagements, portraits

In advance of their wedding this fall, we shot a portrait session with Jacquelynn and Aaron on the old family farm belonging to her grandfather… Engagement sessions are a great way to get to know your photographer and vice versa, and provide an opportunity to get in front of the camera and try things out before ...

Danae and Nick brave the cold at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 in engagements

I had the pleasure of shooting images for Danae and Nick’s guest book, which will be used at their upcoming wedding this spring in Cleveland. Braving the cold is expected this time of year, as are gray, overcast days, but none of that matters to me or them. As always, the photographs are about them ...

Suzanne and Ikey and a beautiful day in the valley

Posted on Nov 26, 2012 in engagements

We had the pleasure of catching up with Suzanne and Ikey recently in anticipation of their wedding next year in order to shoot some engagement portraits at the Brecksville Reservation. In spite of the chill, the late autumn sun cast a beautiful glow.

Carla and John: Engagement session in Tremont

Posted on Apr 24, 2012 in engagements

After loosening them up in the studio, we hit a couple of locations nearby and at Lincoln Park on a lovely April afternoon… Looking for a wedding photographer? Contact me for availability and see more information here.

Jen and Brian out in the cold

Posted on Feb 14, 2012 in engagements

We set aside a snowy and WINDY day in February to shoot Jen and Brian for their engagement session. Starting in the studio at Mastroianni Photography and Arts, then out to Lincoln Park in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland, and back to the studio.

Lauren and Jason, engagement session at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Posted on Nov 8, 2011 in engagements

Lauren and Jason, whose wedding is coming up this winter, picked a gorgeous fall day for their photo session. Here are a few of my faves… Enter the event code to see the entire set.