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Tag: Wade Lagoon

Ariana’s High School Senior Portraits
Spring Blossoms and City Skylines

Padua High School Senior Portraits One of the things I love about my job is meeting so many incredible people. I’ve had the honor of photographing the weddings of the nephew and two nieces of Lou and Carol Marich. With each wedding, I got to know Lou and Carol better and better, becoming great friends, along with their three children, Lou Jr., Nina, and Ariana.  To commemorate Ariana’s graduation from Padua High School this past May, we...

Jordan and Allan's Engagement
An Ugly Christmas Sweater Party That Changed Everything

Engagement Pictures at Wade Lagoon, Cleveland Museum of Art I am willing to bet that when Jordan and Allan attended an ugly Christmas sweater party several years ago, they did not think they were going to find their future spouse. Through the good times and the challenges, schooling and the pandemic, they remained devoted to one another, with their wedding taking place June 24, 2023. They are a fun-loving couple, absolute naturals for the camera,...

Ashleigh and Devon's Engagement
A Partnership Formed 1,100 Miles Away

Engagement Photoshoot at Wade Lagoon and Cleveland Hungarian Cultural Garden Ashleigh grew up in Longview, Texas, while Devon grew up in Broadview Hts., Ohio. So, how did these two meet? After a family transfer to Ohio at the start of ninth grade, Ashleigh attended Padua High School. In 2014, they both met at their first jobs at Stancato’s, a local Italian restaurant. Love and commitment were born, as they have never dated anyone else, and they...

Becca and Michael's Wedding
Double the Wedding, Double the Fun!

Wedding at St. Jude’s, Elyria and Vermilion on the Lake Club House Like so many couples in 2020, Becca and Michael could not have their wedding reception due to the pandemic shutdown, along with several key people on Michael’s side not able to travel. However, they were blessed with a beautiful day for their ceremony, and portrait session at Schoepfle Garden, one of my favorite locations. In 2021, Becca and Michael had a vow renewal ceremony...