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February 4, 2022

Now that I am located near Indianapolis, I am really itching to start booking some Bloomington, Indiana wedding photography clients! There are so many beautiful locations for extraordinary weddings here! While I am dreaming of all the gorgeous photos in my future, I thought I would share a pretty wedding from last summer. Laura & […]

January 28, 2022

Every once in a while I am privileged to photograph an Elopement! (This one happened in my old town, but I’m super excited to now be offering elopement photography in Fishers, Indiana!) The best thing about Elopements is that the most enjoyable parts of a traditional wedding are preserved. The parts that, for some people, […]

January 20, 2022

Since I am a photographer who is new to the Indianapolis wedding photography market, I thought I would take a minute to introduce myself and highlight some of my favorite images from my 2021 season. I also thought it would be really fun to share a few of the wedding venues in Indianapolis, Carmel, Bloomington, […]

May 21, 2021

Every so often, I get the opportunity to work for a client who is more than just a client. Terri is actually my beloved Second Shooter and my right-hand-woman at weddings. It was extra special to be able to spend and evening shooting a Couple’s Photo Session for her and her husband, Noah. A Couple’s […]

A bride and groom standing in front of the Indianapolis, IN Mormon temple.

April 14, 2021

James and Rachel are two college sweethearts. They powered through all that 2020 and Covid -19 threw at them to get to their ultimate goal: being sealed for eternity in their Indianapolis Mormon Temple wedding. The Courtship and Proposal Rachel met James while attending BYU. They were both in the same FHE group and quickly […]

A bride walking toward her groom with her veil trailing behind her.

April 8, 2021

It was an honor working with and photographing Alaina and Alex’s gorgeous nuptials. They and their families are sweet as pie and I can’t wait to share the photos from their country club wedding. Getting Ready at Home Alaina chose to prepare for her wedding day at her childhood home, still occupied by her parents. […]

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 bride and groom holding one another while floating in a decorated rowboat on a lake.

July 16, 2020

Last year I was asked to photograph one of my all-time favorite styled shoots that I have ever participated in! It was hosted by my long time friends and colleagues, Engaged! River Valley magazine, who pulled together a dream team of vendors to pull this beauty off. The inspiration behind the shoot was marrying Ernest […]

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 […]

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