Picture this: brightly colored fall trees, a crisp breeze, and bright blue skies. The perfect fall day. Yes, the weather was beautiful but I’m here to tell you that the most beautiful parts of Teresa and Daniel’s wedding were the people. And I don’t just mean that in reference to the amazing couple and bridal […]

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St. Peter’s Catholic Church Wedding in Steubenville | Teresa + Daniel

Emily and Alex are two of the sweetest people you’ll meet and I had such an incredible time photographing this precious moment in their family’s life.  Little Calvin Wesley is due on Christmas and he is so loved already! I thoroughly enjoyed chatting with Emily and Alex during their fall maternity session in Steubenville, OH. […]

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Steubenville Fall Maternity Session | Emily + Alex

September 2020, the start of a new school year, some fun travels to see friends in Cincinnati and some classic fall fun! We began September with a trip to Cincinnati! We visited with friends and met up with one of our 2021 couples for their engagement session. I am always blown away by this city! […]

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Schaefer Family Adventures: September 2020

Imagine the most perfect early fall day, the warm sun shining, some passing clouds and ending the day with a cool breeze. Ok now picture a beautiful Airbnb on a farm in the country, a large white tent lit with string lights and filled with your closest and dearest friends and family. The sounds of […]

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Dusty Blue + Bright Pink Airbnb Wedding in Steubenville, OH | Sarah + Jacob

When Therese and Phillip chose Hartwood Acres for their engagement session, I was so excited! It has been on my list of places that I want to shoot at! The stunning mansion is surrounded by beautiful grounds, perfect for a lovely sunset engagement session in Pittsburgh.  Therese and Phillip drove in from Michigan for their […]

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Hartwood Acres Engagement Session in Pittsburgh | Therese + Phillip

Over Labor Day weekend we traveled to Cincinnati, OH to meet up with Rachel and Seth for their downtown riverfront engagement session.  We absolutely LOVE visiting Cincinnati, it is such a beautiful city with stunning parks and gorgeous cityscapes. We have many good friends that live there and we always love an excuse to travel […]

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Cincinnati Riverfront Engagement Session | Rachel + Seth

Though we absolutely love to travel, I am always so touched when a client is willing to drive to us for their engagement session.  Megan and Zack drove 4 hours to come visit Megan’s family and it worked our perfectly to schedule their engagement session in Steubenville, OH for last weekend. Megan is grew up […]

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Summer Engagement Session in Steubenville, Ohio | Megan + Zack

July was such a busy month, the busiest we’ve had this year.  We started the month, still in Minnesota on vacation, visiting family and friends.  Matthew’s mom took John and Grace too a really wonderful zoo (Hemker Zoo) where the kids could feed the birds, otters and even the giraffes! We then spent the 4th […]

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Schaefer Family Adventures | July 2020

This past Saturday, on the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary, Caroline and Dale were married in Steubenville, OH at Holy Family Catholic Church.  Though their day started with clouds and rain, nothing could dampen the joy that their wedding day was finally here! One of my favorite parts of the day is being in […]

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Navy + Burgundy Wedding in Steubenville, OH | Caroline + Dale

When Isabella and Eric asked if we could go on a little adventure for their engagement session, I immediately looked at Matthew and “YES!! Of course!” We love when our couples come up with unique and special places for their engagement sessions! On Saturday we drove up to the cutest little town on Lake Erie […]

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Vermilion Ohio Beach Sunset Engagement Session | Isabella + Eric


5 tips for choosing the perfect outfits for your session 

Picking out outfits can seem overwhelming and most people don’t know where to start! In this guide, I’m taking out the guess work and sharing my best tips on picking out and pairing outfits for your next portrait session. 




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