2020 was the year of family time.  Time spent at home. Time growing closer as a couple, as siblings, as a family. This is the first blog post in the “2020 Best Of” Series. We are starting with families today and then we will continue with engagements and weddings! This post was so much fun […]

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2020: The Best of Families

Talina is one of my dearest friends. When she told me that she and Jeremiah were expecting their second child, I was SO excited for them! Their oldest child, Cambria Jonas is one of John’s best friends; they have known each other since birth and I love seeing them grow up and go to school together. […]

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The Midwife Center, Pittsburgh PA | Atlas Lee

11 days NEW! This sweet baby boy was such a joy to photograph! Little Luca graced the world with his presence 11 days before his due date ! So that means I was photographing this little guy on his actual due date! I kept saying to Annie all through the session, “I can’t believe he’s here! I feel like I was just shooting your maternity photos!!”

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Annie and Luca | A Newborn Session in Steubenville Ohio

Grace is two months old and I’ve finally sat down to write out her birth story. It wasn’t how or where I planned to give birth but I’m so thankful for the beautiful and precious outcome!

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Grace’s Birth Story

One of the best parts of being both a wedding and family photographer is getting to photograph our Fire and Gold couples’ families as they grow! Dalton and Jimmy Joe’s wedding photos went viral this past month after I posted images of Dalton wearing Ellie down the aisle. During all the craze about the Babywearing Bride, Dalton gave birth to her second child, a son. Sweet little Briar James.

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Mort Family | Steubenville Fresh 48 Session

We celebrated Grace’s baptism when she was 3 weeks old. Friends and family came into town, even though the weather was calling for a CRAZY snow storm. Luckily it wasn’t as bad as they were predicting and everyone made it safely to Ohio.

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Grace’s Baptism


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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