One year (almost to the day) after meeting Rachel and Seth for their engagement session in Cincinnati, we arrived back in the Queen City, excited for their wedding day!  So much time, effort and prayer had gone into planning this momentous day and it was finally here. When we arrived at the homes to begin […]

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St. Gertrude Catholic Church + Hyde Park Country Club Wedding | Rachel + Seth

We recently traveled up to Cleveland to meet Kayla and John for their engagement session at the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. These gardens are incredible! Each garden has a differnt look, feel and theme and there are so many to choose from! We decided to use the Hungarian, Italian and Greek gardens.  Kayla and John are […]

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Engagements

Cleveland Cultural Gardens Engagement Session | Kayla + John

On our way home from Jenna and Anthony‘s wedding, Matthew and I kept commenting on how wonderful of a day it had been.  We were so inspired by Jenna and Anthony’s families.  They were just simply excellent.  There was so much sibling love, such strong family bonds, and a deep devotion to their Catholic faith.  […]

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St. Peter’s Catholic Church Wedding in Steubenville, OH | Jenna + Anthony

Aimee and Cory’s blush and sage inspired wedding colors paired perfectly with the blueish green rolling hills of the Ohio Valley. Their wedding venue, Williams Golf and Country Club, is nestled in the hillside of West Virginia and the views from this venue are stunning. We began the day with Aimee and Cory while they […]

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Blush and Sage Wedding at Williams Golf and Country Club | Aimee + Cory

Alexa and Matt’s classic wedding day began at the stunning Lake House on Canandaigua Lake. This new Rochester NY wedding venue was the perfect backdrop for their getting-ready images. All the white decor, it was a dream for our style of photography!! It also was the perfect place for them to end their gorgeous wedding […]

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Classic Navy Blue Wedding at The Lake House on Canandaigua | Alexa + Matthew

Teresa + Joe’s wedding colors of blush and gray fit perfectly with their classic and dreamy wedding day. The soft colors made for a lovely color palette and I had so much fun arranging her pretty details in the morning. Though the day started off with clouds, rain and some fog, the weather cleared just […]

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Blush + Gray Kloc’s Grove Wedding in Buffalo, NY | Teresa + Joseph

When we sat down with Katie and Robert to chat about their vision for the Fourth of July weekend wedding in Northern Virginia, they immediately said “classic!”  And as you’ll see from their images below, they were classic in every aspect of their day. From their beautiful Solemn High Nuptial Mass at Our Lady of […]

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Classic Whitehall Estate Loudoun County Wedding | Katie + Robert

Elizabeth and Justin’s Solemn High Mass wedding at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Canton, OH was nothing short of beautiful.  The voices of the choir floated through the church as Elizabeth walked down the aisle towards Justin.  She looked absolutely stunning, a picture perfect classic bride. Their eyes were locked on each other and I […]

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St. Peter Catholic Church Canton, OH + Sable Creek Golf Course Wedding | Elizabeth + Justin

  It seemed fitting that Maria and John’s Catholic wedding Mass was celebrated at Pittsburgh’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church, just a day after the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart.  This couple shares a love for the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of Jesus and Mary and their wedding colors of red and blue gave a nod […]

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church + Grand Hall at the Priory Wedding | Maria + John

May was an incredible month.  It began with a trip just for me to the panhandle of Florida.  I went to the very first Agape Creative Retreat in 30A Florida.  If you’ve never been to 30A. (I hadn’t before this) it is a set of picturesque towns along the gulf coast of Florida.  Each town […]

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Schaefer Family Adventures: May 2021

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