Engaged: Aubrey and Ryan in Aubrey’s backyard

I’m always excited to shoot in places that are meaningful, and when Aubrey suggested that we shoot hers and Ryan’s engagement photos in her backyard, I jumped on the opportunity. As we walked along some of the trails that wove their way through the brush, Aubrey would share stories of the times she’d taken one of her many dogs on walks. It’s easy to understand why Aubrey and Ryan chose to do their photos in such a familiar place, because this little tangle of woods was like a second home. Here’s a few of my favorite photos from our time …

Married: Michelle and Cole at Cameron Estates

On a cold November day, two warm souls were united in a lovely ceremony at Cameron Estates, a bed & breakfast tucked away in the town of Mount Joy. Michelle and Cole took some time before the ceremony to meet each other outside. As the two of them stepped onto the stone arch bridge, there was little sound except for the burbling creek that passed underneath their feet. It was truly a beautiful moment, and one that stayed with them the entire day. Surrounded by family and friends, they took their vows of commitment to one another, and followed that …

Engaged: Renee & Bob at Lancaster County Central Park

Renee and Bob only recently moved to Lancaster, but in these photos they look right at home at Lancaster County Central Park. These guys led me around to some of their favorite spots in the park, and did an awesome job despite some cold and windy weather! Here are a few of my favorites: