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 ...

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.

Susy and Ron’s Christmastime Wedding at Windows

Posted on Jan 7, 2013 in Weddings

Susy and Ron chose the Christmas season to celebrate their wedding, and it was quite the colorful celebration. We took advantage of the holiday lights on Public Square in downtown Cleveland, as well as East 4th, and of course decorations at Windows on the River also reflected the season.

Dannielle and Austin’s Wedding at Windows on the River

Posted on Dec 30, 2012 in Weddings

Dannielle and Austin tied the knot on a beautiful December day in downtown Cleveland. Starting with a photo session at the classic Cleveland landmark, the Arcade, and on scenic East 4th, we proceeded to Windows on the River for the ceremony and reception.

Terri and Tony (aka Kool)

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 in Weddings

Not every wedding is a lavish event, and not every wedding shoot needs to be an entire document of the day. Such was the case with my old friend and colleague Terri, and her new husband Tony, who tied the knot one early winter afternoon recently. They stopped by my studio for a stylish shoot, ...

Summer’s hot; how about a winter wedding?

Posted on Jul 24, 2012 in promotions

Winter is always the season to find great deals in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio when it comes to weddings. Brides who want an intimate or low key celebration, or simply want to save money often choose the winter for their weddings. But with the unbearable heat we’re experiencing right now, you may want to consider ...

Lauren and Jason and a sunny winter wedding

Posted on Feb 17, 2012 in Weddings

For a February wedding, Lauren and Jason couldn’t have done any better for the weather, actually going to the lake for photos on this sun drenched, unseasonably mild day in Marblehead, Ohio. If you would like to see the whole set, please contact the clients for permission.

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.

Beth and John: church, gallery, bar, etc.

Posted on May 17, 2011 in Weddings

And a few other places as well… Beth and John made the most of a chilly December day, from their wedding at St. Patrick’s in Ohio City to Mastroianni Photography and Arts where we photographed them against the backdrop of their exhibit 1300 Love, then Prosperity Social Club, the Hyatt-Arcade, and finally Sammy’s in the ...