Alex and Ryan’s wedding day at Bell’s Banquets in Mount Pleasant, was a dream come true! The sun was shining and the birds were singing as the guests entered into the Barn for the ceremony. Everyone was on pins and needles wondering if Ryan would sing a song to Alex as he did when he […]

Weddings

Alex & Ryan – Bell’s Banquets Wedding Ceremony and Reception – Mount Pleasant Photographer

July 7, 2021

While it is true that a large majority of my clients met online, this story is not the traditional match.com story you might be thinking. Yes, Ryan and Alex met online and here is their story! One day, Ryan was scrolling through facebook when he noticed a beautiful girl pop up in the “people you […]

Engagements

April 13, 2021

Alex & Ryan – Pittsburgh Engagement Photos – The Waterfront

I’m not going to lie: winter weddings are my favorite. Maybe it’s because it’s already the most wonderful time of the year! Maybe it’s because it’s the season I was married in! Maybe it’s because the first wedding I ever photographed was in the winter! There’s just something magical about it! Donna and Chris’s wedding […]

Weddings

Donna & Chris | Winter Wedding at Chestnut Ridge Resort

December 12, 2019

When we were kids, we had sleepovers where we would talk about the boys we liked, our dream weddings, and exactly what qualities we were looking for in a husband. That list looked something like, “Brown hair. Blue eyes. Really muscular. Loves Jesus.” Then we would write down all the names of the guys we […]

Engagements

June 17, 2019

Rachel & Joe | Pittsburgh Engagement Photos | Point State Park

Everyone has heard of the show “married at first sight” right? Even if you’ve never watched it, it’s pretty clear what it’s about. A girl goes and gets her hair and makeup done, puts on a beautiful wedding dress, then walks down the aisle to a complete stranger and marries him. They have no idea […]

Engagements

Charlie and Katie | Hartwood Acres Mansion | Engagement Proposal Photos

June 7, 2019

It was turning out to be a gorgeous sunny day, the morning of Terra and James’ wedding. They had planned their wedding for a Sunday afternoon at House of Faith – The Barn in West Newton. As I mentioned in their engagement post (you can read it here!) they were planning for a small wedding […]

Weddings

March 13, 2019

Terra & James | House of Faith Wedding | West Newton, PA

West Newton PA Wedding

This love story has been several years in the making. It’s not as simple as “They saw each other. They fell in love. They lived happily ever after.” Sometimes, the best love stories have some complications to them. You see, one morning at the Norwin Church of the Nazarene, the newly hired daycare director decided […]

Engagements

Lauren and Ben | Pittsburgh Sport Stadiums | Engagement Photography

March 7, 2019

engagement photos at ppg paints arena

Last winter, I got an email from Terra to see if I would be available to photograph her small wedding. Terra and James had wanted to have a big wedding, but after taking a good look at their budget, realized it just couldn’t happen. I was so excited to hear from her when she contacted […]

Engagements

February 21, 2019

Terra & James | Round Hill Park Engagement Photos | Elizabeth, PA

It was May 5, 2017 – Cinco de Mayo. It seemed appropriate for us taco fanatics to have more than just tacos to celebrate this day. I can’t even tell you the excitement and rush of adrenaline when those two pink lines appeared after those excruciatingly long 3.5 minutes. It was REAL. It was HAPPENING! […]

Personal

Rainbow Connection Baby Shower | Personal Post | Irwin, PA

February 13, 2019

I’m so excited to share this Christmas wedding! Alyssa & Nathan celebrated their first anniversary in December. Their wedding was a gorgeous celebration, with so many people surrounding them in love. There were Christmas trees, mistletoe, and colors of cranberry and sparkly gold everywhere! Their ceremony and reception were held at The Christian Center in […]

Weddings

January 26, 2019

Alyssa & Nathan | Christian Center Wedding & Reception | Belle Vernon Photographer

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