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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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 20, 2022

Nothing is more classic than a country club wedding. Oftentimes, the couples who choose to get married at country clubs grew up spending time there. Their families have had memberships, sometimes for generations. Country clubs offer amenities like ample space, picturesque scenery, and top notch catering and bar service. They also offer stunning club houses […]

May 13, 2022

The last few years have definitely changed the wedding industry. An increase in elopements was one of the positive changes that I witnessed. Corey and Ryan’s darling downtown Indianapolis elopement was the perfect example of why I love this kind of wedding. And also why I just love love. We searched the picturesque streets for […]

April 29, 2022

I photograph a lot of Catholic church weddings in my area. The best thing about these ceremonies are that they feel rich with tradition, yet couples are still able to add their own personal flairs with musical numbers, readings, and whom they would like to include in their ceremonies. The ceremony photos turn out breathtaking […]

April 22, 2022

The best part about summer weddings, especially Fishers, Indiana summer weddings, is all of the glorious light that is available! It’s no secret that Indiana can be a somewhat gloomy and rainy state. During the summer though, we have the least chance of rain (although we still do get a lot of rain during this […]

April 15, 2022

There is something so magical about a fall vineyard wedding. I think the juxtaposition of mature grape vines overflowing with ripe fruit and the colorful, rusty shades of trees preparing to drop their leaves before winter creates a spellbinding combination. Mother Nature’s backdrop becomes beautifully dramatic with plenty of texture and color that adds just […]

April 7, 2022

Spring outdoor weddings are where it’s at! If you know me, then you know that Spring is my favorite season. I deeply love fresh, spring green and pastel colors. Budding leaves, and blossoming trees and bushes make my heart sing. My top favorite flowers are all spring blooms. Honestly, I wish it could be spring […]

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