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Tag: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Karly and Tance's Engagement
Cute and Cuddly

Engagement Pictures in Peninsula, Ohio Erin and I are very excited for the 2024 wedding season, and working with Karly and Tance again in July. Their engagement session last year in Peninsula was off the charts fun, highlighting the towpath trail and the Everett Road Covered Bridge. Karly and Tance are literally a perfect pairing. Their unity and affection for one another is so evident and so beautiful. Their wedding will take place at the...

Eden's High School Senior Portraits
An Artist and a Fall Palette

Stow-Munroe Falls High School Senior Portraits I have had several wonderful weddings and photoshoots in the Piscitello family, and they are always so considerate with referrals. Kelsey, one of my 2014 brides, referred me to her coworker Adam, whose daughter, Eden, is a senior at Stow-Munroe Falls High School. The fall colors hung around just long enough for our early November photoshoot in one of my favorite locations, Peninsula, Ohio. Eden is...

Melisa and Kyle's Wedding
Happy Days…Lodge.

Peninsula, Ohio Wedding May 7, 2022 started a little chilly, but quickly turned into a warm, picture perfect day. The leaves were just starting to bud, creating a fairytale setting for Melisa and Kyle. The backdrop was the woods of the Happy Days Lodge in Peninsula, Ohio, part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. A spirited bridal party, loving families, and the most delightful and charming bride and groom made for an impeccable day…happy...

Kailey's High School Senior Portraits
Autumn Breaking Free

Highland High School Senior Portraits October 13, 2021 was one exceptional day! The temperature was perfection, and the fall colors were just starting to break loose. The sun cascaded over the yellow foliage, in Peninsula, Ohio, creating a beautiful palette for Kailey. A cheer captain, Kailey graduated from Highland High School in Medina County, my alma mater. She also ran track and was a member of the spirit club, and now attends Bowling...

Jessica and Drew's Engagement
From the Cedar Point Peninsula to…Peninsula

Peninsula, Ohio Engagement Pictures It’s no secret how much I love photographing portrait sessions in Peninsula, Ohio. Not only does it provide location diversity and natural textures, but it also photographs well during any month and season. Highlights include the towpath trail and the Everett Road Covered Bridge. So when Jessica and Drew needed a recommendation for their late November engagement session, there was no doubt where we were...

Alyssa and Nate's Wedding
Blue Skies, Big Hearts at Blue Heron

Blue Heron Wedding When you meet Alyssa and Nate for the first time, you just fall in love with them. They are so friendly, caring, genuine and mature. I was overjoyed when a picture perfect day with deep blue skies awaited them on their wedding day. It was meaningful for Alyssa and Nate to spend private time together for their portrait session, and we agreed that a first-look reveal was the best solution. The Everett Road Covered Bridge in...

Katie & Justin's Wedding
A Cross-Fit Connection

Wedding Ceremony at First Congregational Church, Hudson | Wedding Portraits in Peninsula, Ohio Katie and Justin are proof that typical proposals don’t have to be the norm. As their workout run came to a finish, Katie went inside the CrossFit gym, where they first met, only to find Justin on one knee asking her to marry him! She may not have had perfect makeup and manicured nails for her proposal, but their wedding was picture...