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Making the most of your experience as a second shooter If you are trying to get your feet wet in the world of wedding photography, second shooting or assistant shooting is something a lot of people have likely recommended. So you found a photographer to work with and assist with the wedding day, but how […]

How to Be a Good Second Photographer

May 24, 2023

February 28, 2023

Where should I start??? Did you just get engaged and have no idea where to start with the wedding planning and it all feels like too much? I have BEEN there! I am going to do my best to summarize the planning process in a way that doesn’t feel overwhelming, but my best bit of […]

All About Planning a Wedding

February 28, 2023

I Planned a Styled Shoot! If you know me you know my toxic trait is “I can do that”. So naturally after attending a styled shoot in March of 2022, I immediately thought to myself “I can do that…” so I spent some time reflecting on the idea and ended up planning and hosting one […]

I Planned a Styled Shoot!

February 10, 2023

June 14, 2022

Janie & Russ’ wedding at the Springdale Veterans’ Association

A May Wedding in Springdale

June 14, 2022

Makenna & Andrew – Spring engagement on Pittsburgh’s North Shore

Spring Engagement on Pittsburgh’s North Shore

May 10, 2022

April 26, 2022

Anna & Davon – A Spring Engagement Session at the West End Overlook Park You would never guess how chilly it was on this classic Pittsburgh Spring day. It was raining in the morning, hot in the afternoon, and cold at night. We felt fortunate that for our time it at least was not raining. […]

Spring Engagement at the West End Overlook

April 26, 2022

Sam and Jake’s March wedding at Renshaw Family Farms

A March Renshaw Farms Wedding

April 12, 2022

March 29, 2022

Hannah and Ricky – Winter engagement session at Fall Run Park in Pittsburgh, PA

Winter Engagement Session at Fall Run Park

March 29, 2022

Crendia & Megan – A Winter Couple’s Session at Northmoreland Park

Winter Couple’s Session at Northmoreland Park

March 15, 2022

February 17, 2022

Katie & Nick – A Winter shoot at the Highline and South Side in Pittsburgh, PA

Winter Session at the Highline & South Side

February 17, 2022