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.

Book now for your Fall Cleveland area portraits

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in portraits, promotions, seniors

September and October are busy months for portraits in northeast Ohio. Not only is the weather perfect, but customers can get prints, canvasses, and cards done well in time for the holidays. Children, families, anniversaries, seniors, even a fresh headshot for your resume or online presence–all benefit from a professional photo session. Family and formal ...

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 ...

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.

Engagement session season in Cleveland

Posted on Apr 13, 2012 in wedding planning, Weddings

While engagement sessions can be shot any time of the year, this is typically a busier than usual period–just before the mad rush of wedding season. Here are a few faves from the past year or so for your enjoyment and inspiration: 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.

Julia and Jon–engagement portraits

Posted on Oct 10, 2011 in engagements

Julia and Jon, who will be tying the proverbial knot next summer, stopped by the studio and nearby Lincoln Park for some formal and not-so-formal portraits…

Sara and Steve: The engagement session

Posted on Jul 20, 2011 in engagements, portraits

Sara and Steve stopped by the studio and neighborhood earlier this spring for an engagement session in anticipation of their upcoming wedding. Their dog was all about the casual, don’t-look-at-the-camera session, following my directions to a T. Looking forward to September, when Premiere Creations will be coordinating the celebration!  

Free Engagement Session through April 30th

Posted on Apr 4, 2011 in engagements, promotions

Yes, it’s true–if you book any level of wedding coverage between now and April 30th, 2011, I’ll include a complementary engagement session in the deal*.  Engagement sessions are a great opportunity for couples to get in front of the camera and get to know your photographer before the wedding, and the images can be used ...