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Couple looking at each other at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

A Surprise Wedding Proposal at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh

Let me guess, you’re as obsessed as I am about having your Engagement photo shoot at a unique and memorable place… Well, lucky you! I got a gorgeous location in Pittsburgh for you.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood with so much versatility and cozy corners making it the perfect little tropical gateway to experience a romantic day in the sometimes very cold city of Pittsburgh.

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How to plan your City Elopement in The Strip District in Pittsburgh, PA

Are you planning your City Elopement and need ideas on how to plan the day? I got you! Here’s a guide of what to consider first when you start the planning process of your City Elopement along with recommendations on destination cities.

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How to Plan an Unforgettable Pittsburgh Engagement | Strip District Engagement Photos

Have you been wondering how to plan your Pittsburgh Engagement and narrow down what locations to focus on? Don’t worry! I’ve got you.

As a Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer doing Engagement sessions are part of my day to day, and I know how important they are for your journey as a soon to be married couple.

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A Cozy Winter Engagement at Wexford Café Cónmigo in Pittsburgh, PA

If you’re looking for a unique and cozy atmosphere to capture the essence of your love story, this hidden gem in Pittsburgh might be the perfect spot!

Bride and Groom kissing in the hallway while she's holding her heels.

Downtown Pittsburgh Engagement Hotel Photos |Omni William Penn

Downtown Pittsburgh Engagement Photos of Britt and Naveed – GOSH! I’m still obsessing over it! It was one of my favorite photo shoots ever! They rented a room at one of the most breathtaking hotel’s Pittsburgh has, Omni William Penn Hotel. We started taking their engagement photos at the lobby where they had a drink, and enjoyed their Christmas decoration.

Allegheny Courthouse Elopement in Downtown Pittsburgh: City Hall Wedding

A December Tuesday Morning filled with love and elegance at the Allegheny County Courthouse, which is one of the most beautiful courthouses in the United States. Originally designed in 1883 by Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson, and built between 1884 – 1888. It’s not a surprise that The Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, is the city’s most significant architectural landmark and the place where Jillian and Dontae chose to have their intimate wedding and celebrate their union with a few of their family members.

Couple looking at the Grand Carousel in Kennywood

A Fun and Dreamy Kennywood Engagement | Unique Ideas for Engagement Sessions in Pittsburgh

For Travis and Kelly we went with a Summer Engagement and they chose Kennywood! Talk about embarking on a thrilling adventure! It was great because inside of Kennywood we did so many things and activities that not only gave them an amazing experience, but so many different type of scenes within the same day. It’s […]

Bride and Groom smiling after their wedding ceremony in Park Guell in Barcelona

How to plan the Perfect Intimate Wedding in Pittsburgh: Tips from a Wedding Photographer

A lot has been said about big weddings, and all the perks of it, and to me one of the best things about them is all the guests that get to be in one place at the same time with you celebrating love and union, which is what matters the most in life. However, I […]

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Engagement Photo Ideas | Downtown Pittsburgh Classy Chic City Engagement | 5 Tips to prepare for it!

Mollie and Dylan wanted to have a gorgeous engagement session with a classy-elegant vibe, yet a sexy touch for their engagement photos in Downtown Pittsburgh. From the time Mollie expressed her vision to me, she said the thought of downtown as their main location would be the perfect backdrop for their engagement photos. I coudn’t […]

Couple standing at the altar in Pittsburgh botanical Gardens

How to Change Your Name in Pittsburgh After your Wedding

As you’re stepping into a new chapter of your life, and you’re finally married or about to, you might be wondering one of the biggest questions out there, “how do I legally change my name in Pittsburgh after my wedding?”

And that’s why I want to make it as easy as possible and give you the resources and information you need to make sure this process is simple and easy. The good news is that Pennsylvania makes it relatively straightforward and you don’t need to be daunted by the paperwork or the legal processes; with a few tips, you’ll navigate the name change process like a pro.