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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ten questions for me (warning: spoilers!)

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in events, Weddings

I was recently invited by Megan Torres to participate in a feature on her wedding style blog A Touch of Modern. I hope I didn’t give away too much!  

We’re moving!

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in Artwalk, events, gallery

After half a decade on the west side of West 14th street (next to Zion United Church of Christ) we are moving the photo studio and art gallery across the street to the former location of Second Hand Bow-Tique (2687 W. 14th). In the time I’ve been at the current location I have seen an ...

Clare and Jayson

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 in Weddings, winter weddings

The first wedding of 2014 was an intimate, late afternoon gathering at Lakewood’s Nicholson House. A cold rainy, snowy day took nothing away from the festivities and good cheer. And in spite of the inclement weather and darkness, we still managed to make it outside for a final portrait.

Wedding Favorites: Best of 2013

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in Weddings

2013 saw quite a range of weddings, from less than 50 to more than 500 guests, from Croatian to Jewish Orthodox, straight to gay, high school sweethearts to second time around-ers, skydivers, rockers, harlem shakers, rain, sleet, and snow… I covered it all, and it was always a delight and challenge to capture the real ...

Becky and Josh: House of Blues wedding

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Weddings

The cold, wind, rain, sleet, and a few other unanticipated bumps couldn’t discourage Becky and Josh from making the most of their wedding day, with a full photo session at multiple downtown Cleveland locations. Our extensive shoot was followed by a beautiful ceremony and a reception full of energy at the Cleveland House of Blues. ...

Katy & Marcel: a rainy fall wedding in Cleveland

Posted on Oct 23, 2013 in Weddings

Katy and Marcel’s wedding day, beginning at St Charles Borromeo in in Parma, saw a steady downpour until just before outdoor photos in the historic Tremont neighborhood. Lucky them, and lucky us, as we got a lot of great images. From there the party moved on to Avon Oaks Country Club for an elegant reception. ...