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May 5, 2022

Today I’m sharing this Indianapolis summer engagement session. Okay, technically we weren’t in Indy and it was September. Terre Haute is part of the Indianapolis area and the first day of Autumn isn’t until the end of September, so it counts! Although the heat and humidity in this area are at its peak this time […]

April 1, 2022

Fall Engagement Photos are something many of my Brides request because it is absolutely gorgeous here in Indiana during that time of year! The world is on fire with brilliant shades of green, orange, red, and yellow. The humidity has subsided and there is a chilly nip in the air. Fall is also the driest […]

March 11, 2022

Let’s be honest – very few people actually like having their picture taken. If I had a nickel for every time a bride warned me about her or her partner’s awkwardness in front of the camera…. I’m sure you know where this is going. If I had a penny for every Groom who was deeply […]

A cute couple is walking through a green field toward a small, white building while their dog runs around at their feet.

July 29, 2020

This stunning Indianapolis botanical garden Engagement Session featuring a cameo with a beloved fur baby is everything a photographer dreams of! If you’re interested in having your engagement session photographed at one of my favorite botanical gardens in Indianapolis, Newfields, make sure to reach out! How They Met Jessica and Daniel met while in college […]

A handsome young man giving his fiancé a piggy back ride through a field of flowers

July 15, 2020

Newfields is one of my favorite places in Indianapolis for Engagement Photos! Scroll down to see why I love it so much!   How They Met Alyssa and Reid met when they were both in middle school. The first time Reid went to Alyssa’s childhood home, they were in 7th grade and Reid borrowed Alyssa’s […]

A man kissing the top of a woman's head while they sit side by side in the grass

May 27, 2020

As I’m writing this blog post, my heart is a bit heavy. You see, this Saturday, May 30th, is when Carly and Tyler were supposed to get married. Enter the COVID-19 Pandemic and we are no longer celebrating this weekend. However, a new date has been set for August and the decision was made early […]

man picks woman and they smile at each other

April 29, 2020

Lisa and DJ are one of my amazing couples who were supposed to get married in May of this year. Unfortunately they have had to postpone their big day because of COVID-19 social distancing and shelter in place orders. It breaks my hear that they, and so many of my other clients, have been affected […]

couple walks in the grass in front of a pond in the snow

April 1, 2020

It’s April and officially wedding month for Chloe and Cameron! I’m so excited to finally take some time to blog their engagement photos! They turned out so pretty, despite the frigid temps. Maybe even because of them! (Note the pretty snow flurries and dramatic icicles in some of their pictures.) How They Met Cameron and […]

terre haute, indianapolis photographer - photos at the lake

February 5, 2020

I’m so excited to kick Wedding Season 2020 off with this adorable couple! Danielle is actually the sister of one of my 2019 Grooms, so it will be really fun to get together with their sweet family once more to celebrate such a wonderful season in their lives! How They Met Gary and Danielle went […]

couple in cubs jerseys in arena

July 17, 2019

Alex and Alaina met in High School and were friends but never dated. When they graduated, Alex moved to Texas to play college baseball and Alaina stayed here in Indiana to attend Indiana University. 5 years later, the two ended up at a mutual friend’s home when they were at home on Thanksgiving break. Alaina […]

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