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I love intimate weddings so much.  Part of my wedding brand is intimate portraits that you share with you new bride or groom in those moments.  I was so ready and elated when I received an email from Wendy about her upcoming wedding.  She warned me ahead of time that this was going to be […]

Wedding

May 30, 2018

Mr. & Mrs. Topel | An Intimate Hometown Elopement on Lake Erie

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Have you ever looked at a big, happy family and just thought to yourself, “I would love to see that many smiles every day”? I know for a fact that I have, and spending time with this family on such a beautiful day really solidified that for me. Rick and Katie blended these two families […]

Wedding

May 9, 2018

Mr. and Mrs. Schwenk | A Lawrence Park Pennsylvania Wedding

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I woke up April 28th way earlier than I normally would.  I was filled with jitters and excitement and so much energy.  It was still dark out but I jumped in the shower and pulled out my favorite wedding day dress.  The first wedding of the season always has a special spark to it, and […]

Sessions, Wedding

May 2, 2018

Mr. and Mrs. Martin | A Spring Erie Pa Wedding

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I love Fridays.  Not because they are the start of the weekend, but because everyone is always in such a good mood! I want to take this amazing day and tell you about some of the behind the scenes work and moments that were part of the first workshop! When I was putting together the […]

Education, For Photographers, Self-Empowerment, Wedding

April 6, 2018

Styling With Sam, The Workshop Behind the Scenes

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I am so excited right now to be able to share this post with you.  This has been in the works for months, and it all started as a normal, run of the mill idea for a styled shoot.  I am a wedding photographer, so during the months that aren’t crazy busy I get bored. […]

Education, For Photographers, Sessions, Wedding

April 4, 2018

Styling With Sam- The Styled Shoot Recap! | Minimalistic Romantic Wedding

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Flowers, foliage, florals, however you want to say it florals are popping up everywhere and I love it! There’s just something about a full, bright, bunch of blooms to brighten a room. Your wedding day is full of opportunities to step up your flower game.   I talked on my instagram last week about a special […]

Education, For Photographers, Wedding

March 10, 2018

DIY Floral Trends | Making Your Event Ready for Spring!

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Have you been around the Michael’s / Hobby Lobby/ Lowe’s Challenge hashtag at all lately? Do you have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about? If not, head over to your friendly internet and do a quick search.  It’s a craze that is taking social media by storm,  and while I usually don’t partake in […]

For Photographers, Sessions

March 5, 2018

The Michael’s Challenge | Erie Pa Portrait Photography

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Scrolling through my social media I noticed that there is always so much emphasis on bridal details and just brides in general.  What happened to the grooms?!? I feel like especially in today’s society (you know the one where love is love and that’s all) there should be an equal amount of attention paid to […]

Education, Engagement, Wedding

January 17, 2018

Suit and Tie | Groomsmen Details and Looks

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It’s finally time for the first actual post of 2018!! Now, before you get all excited know that this awesome session happened on Christmas Eve, so while it’s not technically a 2018 session I still really love it.  I wanted to make sure I start this year off with a bang because I have lots […]

Sessions

January 11, 2018

Just a Guy and His Dog | Edinboro Pa Pet Portraits

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So I wasn’t sure about sharing any of these photos.  I’ll be honest, I don’t always enjoy sharing photos of myself but if there was ever a time to do it now is the time! We took a look back on all of he wonderful sessions and portraits I captured last year, but we haven’t […]

Boudoir, For Photographers, Glam Girls, Personal, Self-Empowerment, Sessions

January 8, 2018

Best of 2017- Sam’s Moments