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A wedding ceremony on the lawn in front of the main building at The Loft at Walnut Hill in Bloomington, Indiana.

April 26, 2023

The Loft at Walnut Hill in Bloomington, IN is a breathtaking barn wedding venue, perfect for any country-chic brides out there. This location offers everything from lovely little nooks and crannies for intimate wedding photos to sweeping views for unforgettable shots. With both indoor and outdoor spaces, the cutest cottage, picturesque barns, and pristine landscaping, […]

A man lovingly kisses his fiancee's forehead while standing in a garden.

April 5, 2023

Hamilton County in Indiana has so many beautiful gardens, it’s hard to choose where to shoot engagement photos! While the garden these engagement photos were photographed at is actually in Colorado Springs, CO (yes, I do offer destination wedding and engagement photography), it reminds me of some of my favorite gardens in Hamilton County. In […]

A bride and Groom kissing at the end of the wedding aisle at White Pine Manor with the bride raising her bouquet in a celebratory fist pump.

March 29, 2023

I’m so excited to share this charming wedding at White Pine Manor in Brazil, Indiana! White Pine Manor is a new wedding venue that was expertly designed with wedding photography in mind. The quaint barn venue is located on 16 acres of wooded property and offers plenty of bang for your buck. Besides having ample […]

March 22, 2023

Golden hour engagement photos are always what I strive for when scheduling my engagement sessions in Carmel, Indiana. The best light of the day is during “Golden Hour,” which happens during the final hour before sunset. It is a photographer’s dream because the sun casts a heavenly glow and creates an enchanting halo around the […]

A bride walking down the aisle holding her dad's arm during an outdoor wedding ceremony.

March 15, 2023

I am not shy about professing my love for outdoor wedding ceremonies. Don’t get me wrong; traditional church weddings are lovely too, but…… plentiful, natural ambient light will trump a stately cathedral any day for me! Kendall and Marie’s outdoor wedding ceremony in Terre Haute, IN last year could be the poster child for this […]

September 15, 2022

Spring engagement sessions will always be my favorite. Especially when I am able to shoot at a location as beautiful as Beckley Creek Park! Even though it’s a very long drive from my home base, every minute spent traveling was worth it! The only thing that topped the shoot location was Maggie and Dallas themselves. […]

September 8, 2022

I’m so grateful that Lyndsey and Dalton were willing to meet me for their engagement session at Indiana University in Bloomington because they are die-hard Purdue fans! (I have to make sure I mention where their loyalties are before I go any further with this post.) Even if you’re a fan of another university, you still […]

September 1, 2022

Now that wedding season is upon us, I’m playing catch up on my blogging! But I wanted to get a post up about Lauren and TJ before they tie the knot on Saturday! Engagement Session at Leonard Springs We met at Leonard Springs Nature Park in Bloomington, Indiana to photograph Lauren and TJ’s Engagement Session. […]

June 24, 2022

A fall engagement session is the best, especially when it’s with a couple as kindhearted and in love as Maria and Eric! The Engagement Session The weather was atrocious the day we were scheduled to photograph Eric and Maria’s engagement photos. The radar showed a break in the rain for just long enough for us […]

May 27, 2022

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines the word heritage as: features belonging to the culture of a particular society, such as traditions, languages, or buildings, that were created in the past and still have historical importance. Planning a heritage-filled wedding adds an element of significance and a feeling of longevity to a union. Choosing to celebrate at […]

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