This intimate moment is one of the most memorable events of the wedding day, as the nerves melt away and, for a brief moment, emotions overflow and the bride and groom get to bask in their love for one another. Below, I've listed 6 of the main reasons why you should build a first look into your wedding day timeline. 

6 Reasons You Need a First Look


2025 wedding collections begin at $3400, and the average couple invests $4500 for complete coverage. 

As part of my desire to craft an experience that is tailored to you, I design custom collections for each and every couple. 

For more details on your wedding photography investment, please contact me. I'd love to get to know more about you and to create a custom collection for you! 



I value taking the time to get to know each couple so that I can best tell the story of their love for each other in a manner that feels true to them. Click below to explore the full wedding experience! 

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Taylor and Brooks’ downtown Columbus engagement session was an absolute blast, capturing their love for one another along with the beauty of the Scioto Mile and Ohio Supreme Court building.

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With its cobblestone streets, gorgeous 19th century architecture, and historic charm, German Village is well known to be one of the best engagement photography locations in Columbus, Ohio, but it’s even more ideal when it has special significance to the couple. Emilyjo and Matt first met in German Village, so for their engagement session we […]

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I love creating personalized engagement experiences for couples.  The location, time of day, kinds of compositions, and overall feel of the images (amongst other factors) can all be personalized to fit your individual style and vision.  That’s why I have each of my couples create a Mood Board demonstrating different aspects of their vision and meet […]

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There are many things I love about engagement photography sessions, but the aspect I enjoy most is the chance to get to know my couples more fully ahead of the wedding day.  As I explained in the article on reasons why you need an engagement shoot, not only does this give you and your fiancé a […]

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You recently got engaged. Congratulations!!! The engagement period is one of the most exciting and memorable times of your life, but with the excitement comes the need to make all the preparations for your wedding. For some couples, this is a joy. They love collaborating on their vision and finding the right vendors to help […]

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While each and every wedding is unique, it's important to plan for and devote sufficient time to each part of the wedding day. In this guide, we will explore the parts of the day that are particularly relevant to wedding photography, providing guidance on how much time should be allotted to each. 

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