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Pauline and Jake
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Pauline and Jake

- Pauline and Jake - Phipps Conservatory Wedding -  Last week a wonderful thing happened. Pauline and Jake were married.I have to say that in over 15 seasons of witnessing and photographing beautiful brides and handsome grooms I don't think I have ever met such a lovely bride as Pauline, nor such a handsome groom as Jake. Not only is Pauline cute as all get go, but her adorable personality is written all over her face. It's understandable why Jake couldn't take his eyes off of her. With her Tom Cruise of a husband, her smile is bigger than it ever would be without him, I'm sure, and his adoring nature would never find its true landing place without Pauline. I suspect that he has ...

Lena and Rob
Monday, July 17, 2017
Pauline and Jake

Lena and Rob - Pittsburgh Wedding Photography - Fox Chapel Golf Club  Meet Lena and Rob - two of the sweetest people you'll ever have the pleasure of meeting, should you be lucky enough to meet them. Separately, they are kindness and sincerity, and the very best of these qualities. Together, they are a powerhouse that will change the world, person by person.We had only talked on the phone before their event, as they had just moved from San Francisco to Seattle, so I was really looking forward to finally putting faces to the voices once they arrived in town the week of their wedding. I am always honored to be the photographer for an event as special as a wedding, and especially so ...

No One is a Stranger
Friday, June 23, 2017
Pauline and Jake

- No One Is a Stranger - I was looking at some of my earlier wedding photography recently while on a search for a specific photo, and I couldn't help but notice how my work has changed over the years. Though the photos were technically fine, and I remembered that the clients were happy with them, they felt kind of impersonal and detached to me. These days, I get right out there on the dance floor, a respectful voyeur with a camera, smack in the middle of a tear, a good laugh, a quiet conversation. My camera is drawn to the heart of a moment like a magnet, and while I take no credit for this (I always say that Spirit is the photographer and I'm just It's camera), it's something that ...

Jessica and Aaron - Pittsburgh Weddings
Monday, June 12, 2017
Pauline and Jake

- Jessica and Aaron -  I had the pleasure of photographing Jessica and Aaron's beautiful June wedding in Pittsburgh last week. The best word I can think of to describe this sweet couple is cute. Seriously cute. Okay, that's two words, but you get the picture. They not only get a kick out of each other, but you can tell that this is a couple who doesn't just wait for a reason to smile or laugh - they find one.Some favorite moments from this wedding, beyond how smitten they were with each other: The way they kept getting Jessica's grandmother on the dance floor in her wheelchair, including her leading a conga line. I'm so glad they did because every time I looked over at her ...

Crystal and Justice
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Pauline and Jake

- Crystal and Justice - Pittsburgh Weddings - J.Verno Studios - Crystal and Justice are one of those timeless love stories. I was honored to photograph their long awaited wedding at J Verno Studio, a favorite venue of mine on the Southside of Pittsburgh.They met in high school. Had a thing for each other. That thing followed Justice through years in the armed services, being away from Crystal as they went their separate ways, building a life in California, an illness that nearly took his life, and finally, back into the arms of Crystal. The love between Crystal and Justice has lasted decades and taken many forms, but finally, perfectly, everything (and everyone) was in the right place ...