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abby: madeira beach senior session

I’ve been putting off this blog post because I’m in denial that my oldest niece is a SENIOR! But the time has come to share part one of Abby’s senior session! Back in July, we went on a family vacation to Florida and I knew that the beach would make ... Read More

krissa & jake: downtown kent engagement session

I met Krissa & Jake a few weeks ago for their engagement session in downtown Kent on a beautiful late summer evening! I was so glad the weather cooperated because they traveled all the way from Tennessee for their session. When we were planning their photos, Krissa wanted to incorporate ... Read More

weekend wrap up: erin’s shower & bachelorette party

Labor Day weekend 2017 was definitely one for the record books! It started on Saturday with Erin’s bridal shower, which was absolutely beautiful! Then 16 of us went to the cabin to continue the celebration for Erin’s bachelorette party, which we named #McIlmania! It was so fun to spend time ... Read More

jordan: cleveland in-home newborn session

I’ve said it before, but I’m going to say it again: in-home newborn sessions are one of my favorite things to shoot. There’s something so special about spending time with a new parents and their little one in the comfort of their home, documenting the first few days of this ... Read More

chris: edgewater beach senior session

Nothing makes me feel older than taking senior photos of someone I used to babysit. I literally feel like it was just yesterday! But I was so honored that the Montgomery’s chose me to take his photos and I’m so excited to share them with you now! After you look through ... Read More

karissa & rob: downtown cleveland maternity session

Earlier this summer, I spent time with Karissa & Rob in downtown Cleveland for their maternity session and it’s one of my favorites! These two were amazing to work with and you can just see the love they have for each other. (And their little babe!) We started on East ... Read More

weekend wrap up: a wedding & engagement shoot

August is flying by and I can’t believe how quickly this summer has gone! I spent my Saturday second shooting a wedding with Carlyn and it was such a fun day. Then on Sunday, I met one of my 2018 couples in downtown Kent for their engagement session! These two ... Read More

weekend wrap up: creative at heart conference recap

Back in February, I signed up for my first Creative at Heart Conference. At the time, I had no idea just how transformative this conference would be for me because I was in a different season of my business. I didn’t know it at the time, but this conference would come ... Read More

the faluhelyi family: summer lifestyle family session

I met the Faluhely’s a few years ago when we had our first family session together. So when Melissa contacted me for updated family photos a few weeks ago, I was super excited to see how much the boys had grown! We met at the Austintown Fitch football stadium, which ... Read More

personal post: why you should always take the photo

I’ve started and stopped writing this blog post multiple times over the last few days because, if I’m being honest, this topic makes me sad. And as a person who is known for being upbeat and happy all the time, this one is hard for me to put words to. But ... Read More