Had my first wedding in Cleveland this season! I drove up from Columbus to photograph Annie + Anthony's wedding! After talking to them over Skype, I instantly knew that these two people were going to be a blast to photograph and easy to shoot. They got married at the beautiful St. Raphael Church in Westlake. The weather was perfect! The reception was held at Westwood Country Club. Both places were great to shoot in.
Thank you so much, Annie + Anthony, for letting me be able to come up and photograph your wedding. Best wishes to you both!
Nicole and Jake got married at their home church, Meadowpark, on a beautiful Friday afternoon. Their reception was held at the Worthington Hills Country Club.
I have known these two wonderful people since high school. Before they started dating we would all hang out during break in one of our classes. They actually started dating in that class! Awwww, high school sweethearts! To see this come full circle is probably why this is one of my favorite weddings of this season!
(side note: Nicole is also my hairstylist! She gives a mean haircut)
Nicole recently ran a half marathon and injured her hip. DESPITE being on crutches, she kept her spirits high, had a beautiful wedding and had an amazing day!
Nicole + Jake! Thank you for letting me be apart of your day. I had an amazing time documenting your day. God bless you both!
To see more of Nicole + Jake, visit here
Look at that dress!
Emotions running high!
Paul testing light for me. What a stud
My view! look at the little kid looking in the window
Such a goofy fun couple
boring old group photograph?
Just add mustaches and you'll be alright
It was a very emotional day for everyone
hint of a mustache?!
on crutches? it's ok, your new husband can carry you out!
The reception was held at the Worthington Hills Country Club. Amazing place to shoot!
It was almost too easy for me to get good photographs. Look at this couple!
Boom! Favorite photograph of the set.
I couldn't help it, I asked them to duck face for me. Hilarity ensued
Got to get on the golf carts when in a country club
Embarrassing sister story
revenge is oh so sweet
What an amazing adventure! After my last finals and before graduation, I headed to Virginia with PVic to film Gloria + Sam 's wedding.
Now, I have filmed weddings before as a camera operator, but never have I been the "director"/main person in charge. It was very nerve racking and I felt a lot of pressure. BUT! God provided me with some really cool people there. One of these cool people, Jen Roh, of IPHOTORIA, helped me out by being a camera operator and helping with the photobooth. Without her help, it would have been a terrible time! So thank you Jen!
If you would like to see some photographs, head over to Peter Bang's blog. Some amazing work!
Congratulations to Gloria + Sam! So happy for you both!
I started the wedding season quite early this year! in January! Charlene and Geoff got married on a beautiful, sunny but chilly, Saturday afternoon at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Grove City. It had been cold all week but the sun came out for their wedding! I was introduced to Charlene through one of the bridesmaids, Alice, who recommended me to be their wedding photographer! Luckily, Charlene liked my work and gave me a call. And now here are the photographs!
Charlene got her hair and makeup done at New Wave Salon in Columbus
their rings are made out of recycled silver!
I saw you sneak a peek at me!
Love my new lens! It's so sharp!
Although it was sunny, it still was cold!
took awhile to get, but we got the jumping shot!
I love when dads tell embarrassing stories!
A nice moment
I think kids always have the best time at receptions!
Charlene and Geoff, thank you so much for letting me be apart of your day! Wish you all the best back in NYC!
Over Winter Break, I attended my church's Winter Youth Retreat. It was a blast seeing all these guys get pumped up and really learn about who God is and what He is about. I was asked to serve in the roles of worship and video. Every year, there is a mistake that I make and something that I learn. I'm always humbled in some sort of way and this year was no different. There were times that I stepped in when I shouldn't have, there were times where I should have trusted where I didn't; there were times that I spoke when I should have just stayed quiet. It just really shows my weaknesses and what areas I severely lack in. Although the retreat theme was Passion, I felt God speaking to me in a different way. I felt God was speaking to me about a time of quiet and of stillness, to really be still and quiet and listen.
Being a photographer, student, worship leader, and a small group leader, doesn't really give me much time. So my time with God easily gets pushed off to the side. Which is awful =/ I feel very convicted and sad that I have neglected the one thing that should be first and foremost. I have been so focused on taking care of everyone else that I have forgotten to take care of myself. So this is where I am. I know what I need to do.
Whoo, that was a loaded little post. Sorry about that ><
Alright! In addition to doing some worship while I was at retreat. I was in charge of doing all the video there (by myself). The night before the end of the retreat, I stayed up in the cafeteria until 5:30am editing the video so that it would be able to be shown at the Praising into the New Year. So here it is! Instead of calling it a SDE (same day edit), you could call it a SRE (same retreat edit), get it?! hahaha...