Mindy and Antuan get married

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Weddings

But this time it was for family and friends that Mindy and Antuan renewed their vows which they made to each other last year. And as the church and reception were full to overflowing, we’re sure that loved ones were more than happy to see it firsthand! Here are some of my favorites from the ...

Margaret and Shawn at The Country Club

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 in Weddings

A beautiful summer day greeted Margaret and Shawn for their wedding celebration at the Country Club in Pepper Pike. We began with a “first look”, followed by group and individual portraits, but a brief session just after sunset provided an opportunity to spend a few minutes with the lovely couple and capture some quiet, reflective ...

Gail and Ben: A wedding at Holden Arboretum’s Lantern Courts

Posted on Aug 1, 2014 in Weddings

Holden Arboretum’s Lantern Court was the perfect location on this beautiful summer day for Gail and Ben’s wedding. Although the evening ended with thunderstorms, the weather held off long enough for a lovely outdoor ceremony and photo session. Here are some highlights from the day:                       ...

Angela and Kevin

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 in Weddings

Angie and Kevin got married on an unseasonably rainy day in July, but that didn’t deter us from getting some great photos at Lakeview Park in Lorain after their ceremony at St. Joseph’s in Avon Lake. The reception continued at Ahern’s Banquet Center in Avon Lake. (The unique paper floral arrangements and bouquets were created by ...

Caroline and Shmuel: An Orthodox Wedding to Remember

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 in Weddings

It is always gratifying when families ask us back to photograph more weddings, and this was no exception. Having covered her sister Suzanne’s wedding last year, we went in knowing that it was going to be a great day to remember. We started at the bride and groom’s respective homes for their preparations, and then ...

Peter and Casey tie the knot at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Posted on Jun 23, 2014 in Weddings

Peter and Casey, Cleveland Institute of Art grads, came back to their old stomping grounds in University Circle to throw a wedding celebration at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The day was perfect for their garden ceremony, and the giant fossils provided a brilliant and fun backdrop to their reception. Here are a few ...

Jennifer and David

Posted on Jun 2, 2014 in Weddings

The May showers threatened, but ultimately held off for Jennifer and David’s wedding, providing us ample opportunity to make the most of our photo session. Here are a few highlights from their wedding at Mary Queen of the Apostles Parish, and Pazzo’s Grand Ballroom.                       ...

Mindy and Antuan: E-session at the Cultural Gardens

Posted on May 28, 2014 in portraits, Weddings

In anticipation of their August wedding, I met up with Mindy and Antuan for a portrait session near Cleveland’s Cultural gardens. The warm afternoon light matched their sunny dispositions perfectly…                                        

Brenda and Ryan: a spring wedding in Ohio City and The Club at Hillbrook

Posted on May 14, 2014 in Weddings

Brenda and Ryan celebrated their vows at the beautiful St Stephen’s parish in Ohio City, and followed with a reception at the elegant Hillbrook Club. The party lasted into the night, driven by Ryan and Brenda’s exuberant dancing. Here are a few favorite images form the day:                 ...

Katie and James: a very intimate backyard wedding

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 in Weddings

In over 15 years and hundreds of weddings, I’ve been fortunate to see quite a wide variety of celebrations, not only in terms of traditions, but also size and scope. I was honored recently to have been invited to document one of the smallest weddings I’ve ever shot, as Katie and James tied the knot ...