Married: Rebecca and David in Philly

Rebecca and David had a private Mormon ceremony in the beautiful Philadelphia Temple location. Afterwards, friends and family gathered to welcome the new couple at the entrance of the temple and hung around, sharing smiles and hugs as the new couple began their celebration as husband and wife. Later that afternoon, everyone traveled  for a ring ceremony and reception at the Lancaster Mormon Chapel. Their reception was filled with the sounds of classic love songs, and included several Disney movie love songs in the mix. The made-to-order crepes were an amazing treat for all of the guests, thanks to the …

Married: Cortney and Jesse in the Rain

It was raining buckets when I turned off of the rural country road onto the park road, which consisted of mostly puddles interspersed with occasional muddy dirt patches. I knew I was in for an adventure, and as I pulled up to the ceremony site, I saw about 20 people either huddled under umbrellas or in cars. They were all there to witness the wedding of Cortney and Jesse at a beautiful (even in the rain) waterfall. Their ceremony incorporated elements of Native American ritual, but it was uniquely for Cortney and Jesse. Even if the cold and rain chilled …

Engaged: Emily and Matt at Fort Hunter

In this year of weird weather, it’s nice to have a day with great weather, which it was for the day I walked around Fort Hunter with Emily and Matt for their engagement photos. Matt had a custom poke-ball made for Emily’s engagement ring, along with some penguin hats that looked as warm as they were cute. Emily and Matt, thanks for spending an afternoon with me, and enjoy a few of my favorites from your session: