A gorgeous baby shower I recently photographed

Here’s some photos from a beautiful baby shower I photographed at the lovely Pine Ridge Country Club in Mentor, OH. With it’s gorgeous wooden ceiling and large, sunny windows, the venue was one of the most elegant baby showers I’ve ever seen. The mom to be, Michelle, lives out of state and was thrilled with the lovely baby shower that was thrown for her….

Black Friday Shopping at South Park Mall

I had the opportunity recently to photograph the beginning of the Holiday shopping season, better known as Black Friday, at South Park Mall in Strongsville. Following recent trends toward opening on Thanksgiving evening, the mall opened it’s doors at 8:00 Thanksgiving evening and I was there to capture photos of the families and shoppers enjoying themselves. At 8:00, the doors opened up and the…

Revolution 3 Triathon Photography at Cedar Point

I was hired to photograph the 2013 Revolution 3 Triathlon at Cedar Point this past weekend. I’ve photographed many different kinds of races, but none like this. As the finish line photographer, I got to see every participant’s joy in completing the event. The look of accomplishment on people’s faces was amazing, and deservedly so. Most people are on the race course anywhere between…

Brodyn’s Friends Golfing for a Cure 2013 Photography

Last week was the annual Brodyn’s Friends Golfing for a Cure at Rosemont Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Brodyn, as you may remember from this previous blog post, is a wonderful boy that was born with Non Ketotic Hyperglycinemia (NKH), a disease that thus far doesn’t have a cure, but is being researched by some of the top minds in the medical community. To…

Dennis and Esther’s Surprise Wedding Photos

Not many people have arranged for surprise wedding photos, but Dennis is a smart man. He and his long time fiance Esther have been together nearly 30 years, and the recently decided to legally tie the knot. They decided to have the ceremony at the Justice of the Peace with only a few guests present. As far as Esther knew, they would get dressed…

Beach Theme Wedding Reception at Quarry Golf Club in Canton

This past Saturday I photographed a gorgeous wedding reception in Canton, OH at the Quarry Golf and Country Club in Canton, OH. The beautiful newlywed couple had chosen to get married in Panama City, FL. because they’ve always vacationed there and they brought the beach theme with them into the lovely reception I had the honor of photographing. Looking at the wedding cake, you…

Photographing the 2013 Cleveland Marathon

I was hired to photograph the 2013 Cleveland Marathon recently. With over 20,000 participants, it was challenging, to say the least. I was stationed at the 2.5 mile point and also the 22 mile point. At the first setup, the 2.5-mile point, my co-photographer and I had to be set up and shooting photos by 7:00 AM because that when the first of the…

Photography of a Future MLS Soccer Star (he’s also my nephew)

Mark has been playing soccer  in a youth soccer league and I wanted to take some photos of him before he goes pro, moves to Europe, and I have no access to his games. His fluorescent yellow shirt and flamboyant attitude on the field made for some fun photography, and he loved playing it up for his parents on the sidelines. In a youth…

I was looking through my Facebook feed the other day and saw this…

You may recall that I was hired to photograph the Color Vibe 5k in Akron a few weeks back. It was a really great time and everybody that works on the Color Vibe team was fantastic. They are all fun and well organized. The other day, I didn’t expect to be browsing and come across one of the images I shot for them though….

Will’s 30th Birthday Party Photography at Paolo’s in Akron

I was invited to photograph one of the most fun and well put together surprise birthday parties I’ve ever been to this past weekend at Paolo’s in downtown Akron. Will, who I know through other photography work I’ve done has a very organized and thoughtful girlfriend named Riti, who put the entire event together and invited their closest friends and family. The party began…