Oh springtime engagements, they are just so lovely! Downtown Steubenville, Ohio has become one of my favorite places to photograph engagement sessions! There’s such charm and character to this small city which has been my home for 11 years now! The historic part of Fourth Street is beautiful and provides such a great array of […]

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Engagements

Classy Spring Engagement Session in Steubenville, OH | Iliana + Aaron

On probably the most perfect, sunny and just plain gorgeous spring day we meet up with Monica and Mitchell at his family’s farm just outside of Steubenville, OH for their engagement session.  The weather was incredibly perfect: bright sunny sky, around 70 degrees and no wind…the perfect formula for glowy sunset photos!  I love shooting […]

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Engagements

Family Farm Engagement Session in Steubenville, OH | Monica + Mitchell

I feel as though the passage of time this spring has been rather odd.  Some days are very long and other weeks just fly by.  And yet when I look back on the month of April, it seems like it was eons ago. As I was editing through last month’s photos, I was reminded of […]

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Schaefer Family Adventure

Schaefer Family Adventures: April 2020

Springtime and motherhood seem to just go together.  Maybe it’s the fact that Mother’s Day falls during this season or maybe it’s because the world is bursting with new life:  delicate blossoms dot the landscape and the bare trees become green with new leaves. Many animals give birth to sweet babies in the spring and […]

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Families

Spring Maternity Session in Wheeling, West Virginia | Diana + Michael

These two! This session was just filled with laughter! Tom and Juli are two very joyful people who I know very well! We took advantage of the spring blossoms around campus and I’m just LOVING their images! There’s nothing like spring blossoms! Spring is my favorite season and I love watching the world come alive […]

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Portrait

Navy and Peach Spring Blossom Inspired Portrait Session | Steubenville, OH

With the smell of cherry blossoms in the air and the sun peeking out of  from behind the clouds, we met Teresa and Daniel  for their engagement session on the campus of Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio.  These two met at this university while they were students though throughout their time at college they were […]

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Engagements

Cherry Blossom Engagement Session in Steubenville Ohio | Teresa + Daniel

On a beautiful spring day, Tiana and AJ were wed. This was not where, when or how they ever pictured their wedding day, but nonetheless, it was perfect and beautiful.  Their small, intimate ceremony took place on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in the simple and yet stunning Portiuncula Chapel that is beloved […]

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Weddings

Sage + Lavender Spring Portiuncula Wedding in Steubenville, OH

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many couples to make tough decisions about their wedding plans.  Some had to postpone but some decided to move up their timeline and get married earlier than planned.  Lily and Wiatt had originally planned their wedding for this summer but as the rules for gathering of groups became more and more […]

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Weddings

Portiuncula Wedding at Franciscan University in Steubenville Ohio | Lily + Wiatt

2020 is looking nothing like we expected and couples all over the world are being forced to make tough decisions about their weddings.  Katie and Aaron made the very difficult choice to move forward with their original wedding date, knowing that only 10 people could be in the church, including themselves. This decision was especially […]

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Weddings

Holy Family Catholic Church Wedding in Steubenville, OH | Katie + Aaron

March 2020.  It began very, very different than it ended.  When I was editing and blogging this month, I was struck once again by how dramatic of a month this really was. We started this month in Rochester, NY visiting my family.  There was snow on the ground when we arrived and John was absolutely […]

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Schaefer Family Adventure

Schaefer Family Adventures: March 2020

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