When a bride sends you an email asking if the two outfits she’s picked from Morning Lavender will work for her engagement session, you do an elated HAPPY DANCE and then calmly reply: yes, those will work wonderfully! Everything about Elizabeth and Justin’s downtown Canton engagement session was picture perfect.  Their outfits coupled with the […]

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Downtown Canton Engagement Session | Elizabeth + Justin

When you think of a classic downtown Pittsburgh engagement session, you think of city views and the golden bridges crossing the three rivers. Katie and Rob’s session on the North Shore had all the quintessential Pittsburgh elements for a perfect early spring engagement shoot. We started their session on the Mexican War streets. These streets, […]

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North Shore and Mexican War Streets Engagement Session | Katie + Rob

Katie and Thomas’  downtown Pittsburgh engagement session was the perfect way to kick off our spring 2021 engagement sessions. Warm sunshine filled the air, bouncing off the colorful homes along the Mexican War Streets in downtown Pittsburgh.  We were so excited to finally meet this sweet couple in person.  We had chatted with them over […]

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Mexican War Streets Engagement Session | Katie + Thomas

There’s something about snowy portraits that is just magical! Last week there was a large snowfall and everyone was excited about a snow day.  I was even more excited about the fact that Casey and Zachary’s engagement session just happened to be scheduled that day! Fresh fallen snow for an engagement session? Yes, please! Casey […]

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Snowy Winter Engagement Session in Steubenville | Casey + Zachary

We are kicking off our 2021 engagement sessions with a wintry Pittsburgh engagement session up on Mount Washington! This sweet couple was such a treat to work with….you can truly tell, just from being with them, how much the deeply care for each other. We met up with them on a super chilly afternoon and […]

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Winter Engagement Session in Pittsburgh

This is the second blog post in the “2020 Best Of” Series. We started with Part 1: Families, and today we are highlighting the best of our 2020 engagement sessions! We will end later this week with weddings, so stay tuned! I was grinning ear to ear putting together this post.  Each of these couples […]

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2020: The Best of Engagements

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

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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