dayton engagement portraits: kristin & dan

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ohio barn b&b wedding: brittany & ben

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Venue: Ohio Barn Bed & Breakfast; Catering: Christy’s Catering; Flowers: The Flowerman; Cake: Ele Cake Company; DJ: Good Vibrations

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dayton art institute wedding: aubrey & eric

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Ceremony venue: Dayton Art Institute; Ceremony Venue: Cedar Springs Pavilion; Florist: Furst Florist; Cake Artist: Nancy Moran; DJ: Party Pleasers; Makeup & Hair: Michael’s Salon & Day Spa; Officiant: Jeff Freeman; Ceremony Musicians: Viva la Strings (my mama’s group!); Limo: Ted Roy

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catalina & daniel

Vargas-43_WEBVargas-1_WEB Vargas-20_WEB Vargas-26_WEB wedding photography wegerzyn garden Vargas-44_WEB Vargas-46_WEB dayton ohio wedding photographer bridal portrait dayton ohio Vargas-61_WEB Vargas-78_WEB wedding photography dayton ohio Vargas-96_WEB Vargas-100_WEB Vargas-105_WEB Vargas-110_WEB dayton ohio family portrait photographer Vargas-132_WEB family photography dayton ohio wegerzyn garden family portrait at wegerzyn gardens Catalina and Daniel were married 10 years ago (in Colombia!), and she was never really happy with her wedding photos, so she contacted me about donning her dress one more time for some anniversary portraits (and, of course, a few of their whole family, too, with their two beautiful children). Catalina came to my studio for full hair and makeup, got a bouquet–she said she felt like a bride all over again.

While I adore photographing couples giddy with brand-new, wedding-day love, there is something so special about capturing a slice of life 10 years past that point. The difference between a love filled with dreams for the future and endless possibility and a love that has been made stronger, been refined, through ups and down and moves and the arrival of children…I say it all the time, but what I do really is such an honor, to be trusted document these precious, fleeting moments. And I would be thrilled to do more sessions like this in the future–drop me a line if you want to schedule a session of your own.

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dayton wedding: candace & adam

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Ceremony & Reception Venue: Beavercreek Golf Club; Flowers: Jan Baker; Makeup: Eyedo; Cake: Tiers of Joy (designed by the groom himself!); DJ: Tim of Party Pleasers

Rodney Weidenmaier - Best wedding pictures I have ever seen. You did an excellent job.

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