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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 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 […]

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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 […]

Documentary Elopement Photographer in Pittsburgh PA

What to expect when booking a Documentary Wedding Photographer: 10 reasons why it might be right for you!

I’m sure you’ve heard about the importance of having a documentary wedding photographer, and wondered, what’s the difference between a documentary photographer and a traditional wedding photographer? That’s why I want to give you important facts to consider when looking into when you’re researching who might be the right fit for you.

For most people, your wedding will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience filled with unforgettable moments, emotions, and stories waiting to be captured with your soon to be spouse, family members and your closest friends. So, If you feel like you’re seeking a unique and artistic approach to documenting your special day, then booking a photojournalist documentary photographer for your wedding day might be the right choice for you.

PNC Park Engagement in North Shore Pittsburgh in front of the yellow bridges.

The Best Locations for Photo Shoots in Pittsburgh: Find out where to plan your next photo shoot!

The Best Locations Pittsburgh has to offer for dreamy and romantic photos year round!
An informative guide to the best spots in Pittsburgh.

I’m sure you’ve wondered what the absolute best locations in Pittsburgh are for your upcoming photo sessions, right?! As a photographer, I’ve scout locations daily, and I’ve discovered incredible places in and near Pittsburgh that showcase the beauty of Western Pennsylvania. 

Over the years, I’ve collected many of my favorite places, and some I absolutely think you should check out—keep in mind that with every season the scenery can change drastically in the northeast, so it’s worth to put a pin on this and go back to your favorite spots in different times of the year to experience its true glory.

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Capturing the Magic: Your Personalized Guide to Planning a Surprised Engagement

Surprised Engagements are my JAM! I’ll try my best to explain why having a surprised engagement is one of the best experience you can have. And no worries! If you’re reading this, and you wish your babe gets the idea, all you have to do is send them this blog post for some Engagement inspiration, and I’m sure they’ll get the hint! 😉

Let me guide you through the process of planning a surprise engagement and give you the best tips to nailing it. Let’s create an unforgettable experience with memorable moments and photographs that will last you a lifetime to re-live every second of it.