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THE SILK MILL – NEW HOLLAND, PA A complete wedding day. How unusual and surreal it was to experience a wedding day from start to finish. Not that it was their original plan or anything like it, but it was beautiful. Another bride and groom who rolled with the punches and made it happen in […]

December 4, 2020

Darrien + Crissa Wedding

O Daniel and Whitney, was it really only a month and a half ago that we met at the farm? Seems like I’ve known you now for a very long sweet time. I am so excited for these two getting married. They chose a gorgeous private property in Manheim that is home to an air […]

November 30, 2020

Daniel + Whitney : A Farmyard Engagement

At Middle Creek Wildlife Reserve It makes me sad because when the One Year Anniversary Session is over that is the end of our Wedding Contract together. I realize you may choose to have more photos taken in the future, but that is it for celebrating your wedding. These sessions are my favorite. So laid […]

November 27, 2020

Drew Angelica’s One Year Anniversary Session

These two are getting married this winter and I am so excited. A winter wedding. How romantic, how dear. Generally speaking, Winter is such a great time of year to be married. All snuggly and slow. I hope it snows. I hope it’s sunny and cold. I hope that when they look back on their […]

November 24, 2020

Caleb & Brin a Beechdale Farm Engagement

PART 1 of a two part wedding. I love how Faith planned lots of time for getting ready. I was able to go visit the guys at their getting ready location. Not having a second shooter was very odd for me with the Covid Weddings, but we made do and hats off to everyone for […]

November 19, 2020

Faith Dakota Wedding

Sweeter than anything and they are having their first baby very soon. I am so excited to meet your precious child and the two of you are going to make very fine parents. Your lives will be forever changed in the best of ways. A baby is precious, and your very first child brings with […]

September 24, 2020

Tim Lavina Maternity

Springwood Organic Farm I wanted to share a “split session” with you so that you could see for yourself how things work around here. For this fall only i was offering split sessions. A split session was a normal session cut in half. Half the price half the photos and half the time. The catch […]

September 21, 2020

Split Sessions

10 Year Anniversary | Inn at Leola Village These two. O my goodness. Ted and Mischa contacted me after their ten year anniversary travel plans went to pot (cause covid). They were married at the Inn and thought it would be cool to travel from New Jersey to Lancaster County to celebrate. If you don’t […]

September 15, 2020

Ted & Mischa

2nd Covid Wedding I had forgotten how many obstacles this dear couple had to navigate as they tried to plan their wedding. Plan A,B,C and D all were put into motion and even though what they originally planned did not happen at all – they still were able to be married and have a great […]

September 11, 2020

Dallas & Ashley Weaver

I’ve got a rare day over here with both kids napping at the same time. Someone cue the Hallelujah Chorus please! Just a few moments of peacefulness is life giving, so – i decided to blog this very special-to-me family. They agreed to meet me at Blue Marsh Lake, one of my favorite spots, and […]

September 9, 2020

Riehl Family 2020