PHIPPS CONSERVATORY | Olutiwa

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PHIPPS CONSERVATORY | Olutiwa

As our brand continues to grow, we continue to be blessed with amazing clients who finds us in different cities. Olutiwa Akomolede, a Cincinnati native found us on Instagram and expressed interest in working with us. As a current student of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, she expressed an interest at shooting at the Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh,PA. Please click here to view a few shots from our session. 

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DEANTE + ARNALESA LAVENDER | Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel

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DEANTE + ARNALESA LAVENDER | Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel

I've long admired Minister Lavender and the Kingdom work he does in Cleveland.  As a Christian male, its always amazing to connect with other Christian couples that are focused on having a positive impact. For this reason I was super enthused when Deante voiced interest in shooting with me.

We had a blast discussing everything from Cardi B to male sow in weaves, I look forward to continuing to work with them  in the future. Please check out the shoot and let us know your thoughts.

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2017 EmpoWEred Planners Conference Review

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2017 EmpoWEred Planners Conference Review

As a midwest vendor, I have long desired an industry conference that would push the professional quality of my market. To my satisfaction, the EmpoWEred Planners Conference 2017 did just that. 

Lucretia Williams, a staple of the Columbus wedding industry, was a breath of fresh air. She opened the conference with transparent tellings of her journey to success. Speaker Elana Walker provided much-needed details on how to manage client expectations, while Lakisha Wells provided strategies on how to target and book your dream clients. 

Lucretia's discussion was seamlessly complemented by Jessica Rasdall who detailed the importance of perseverance and not allowing your mistakes to define you. And this was all before the After Party and Doughnut bar. 

As a vendor, I left feeling fulfilled and supercharged by the knowledge that was shared with me. As a friend, I stood in awe as I was able to witness of the community that Lucretia and her team has now given life to. With that, I give you my top five reasons you should attend in 2018.

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    KIM & KEVIN, Cleveland Agora. Engagement Session.

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    KIM & KEVIN, Cleveland Agora. Engagement Session.

    I love when you establish a vendor relationship, that becomes friendships, and later a business relationship. Kimalon years ago attended a past wedding that I shot, and later contacted me when she planned her best friends wedding. After collaborating on that wedding, she then chose to use me as the photographer for her wedding day. This e-session was our first time shooting together ( with her as the client). We had an amazing time taking advantage of the Cleveland Agora, please click through and let me know your thoughts.

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    Thelamour + James Wedding. Cleveland Historic Society.

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    Thelamour + James Wedding. Cleveland Historic Society.

    If anyone knows anything about me, they know I love my fellow academics, and even more so I love my fellow Caribbean islanders. This couple, in particular, struck two out of two making this event one of my favorite weddings of 2017. Not only did they supply rum cake, plus the type of music I love, but they were a pleasure to work and talk with. For ex. Many of our pre-wedding meetings would go for hours. Our discussion would range from food, culture, life philosophy and even research. I look forward to seeing where our friendship will take us. 

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    BERNARD HAYMAN + AILEEN B. RITCHIE

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    BERNARD HAYMAN + AILEEN B. RITCHIE

    I had an amazing opportunity to shoot with BERNARD and AILEEN this past weekend in Columbus, Ohio. They both chose the Columbus Metropolitan Library as the setting for their engagement session, and as their photographer, I couldn't be more, please. The venue was beautiful. Large windows, tons of natural light, in addition to hanging artwork and their courtyard. While we were unable to utilize the full space due to yesterdays 90-degree weather, we made due with what we had available. Please click through and leave your thoughts below. 

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    Julia + Karen | Pittsburgh Wedding Photography | Cleveland Wedding Photography

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    Julia + Karen | Pittsburgh Wedding Photography | Cleveland Wedding Photography

    Julia and I have had the opportunity to develop a solid friendship during my graduate school experience. We've interned in the same office, sat together in similar classes in addition to having awesome discussions about life. During this period I've been able to get a first-hand glimpse of how awesome of a person she is. For this reason, I was super excited to shoot with her and her fiance Keren, who has proven to be equally as amazing. Please check out their gallery and leave your thoughts in the comment section. 

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    Charron + Steve Pittsburgh Wedding Photography

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    Charron + Steve Pittsburgh Wedding Photography

    I had the awesome opportunity to shoot with these two amazing folks here in downtown Pittsburgh. Steve and I attended college together, and I was honored that he would trust me to capture footage of him and his lovely bride. Click here and leave your thoughts below. 

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    Jazzymae Photography | 2017 Client Appreciation Dinner | Social At Loft

    Here at Jazzymae Photography, success is achieved when we have had a positive impact on the lives of the families we photograph. Seizing memories that commemorate life, growth, and love. But don't take our word for it, please allow our clients and some of our favorite vendors to speak for us.

    Jazzymae Photography now servicing Cleveland,OH, Columbus,OH, and Pittsburgh, PA

    Please Click Below for Additional Reviews
    Alice + Alex 
    Camille + Ricky
     

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    Camille Anease + Ricky Harris | Columbus Maternity Session

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    Camille Anease + Ricky Harris | Columbus Maternity Session

    As a Christian, I am always excited to work with fellow believers and comic book fans. So imagine my enthusiasm when I was introduced to this amazing couple who happen to be Marvel fans and who both are on fire for Christ. I have shot with these two for their engagement session, nuptials and now I have the honor of capturing their maternity session Downtown, Columbus. Click through and let me know your thoughts.

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     Alexandra  + Meko Wedding

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    Alexandra + Meko Wedding

    Alex and I go way back to our undergrad days at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Much of our undergraduate experience was filled with numerous discussions about life, art and the state of the world. Additionally, we spent several hours crashing events at our neighbor college CASE Western University. Given our history, I was more than enthusiastic when asked if I could shoot her May 2017 wedding.  Please check out some of the photos from Meko and Alex's Pittsburgh Wedding.

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    Engagement Setting | Concrete Jungle

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    Engagement Setting | Concrete Jungle

    Check out one our most recent engagement session. This shoot took place downtown Cleveland on a rare 90 degree day. This couple wanted an urban feel for their e-session that felt similar to their NYC root. Please click through and let us know what you think. 

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    Rapunzel styled shoot | Ravenwood Castle

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    Rapunzel styled shoot | Ravenwood Castle

    Modern fairytale beauty and woodsy Old World charm can spark love and style beyond the storybooks. Just take a stunning modern-day princess and a dashing dark-eyed prince to a castle in the lush hills of a rustic hideaway and watch a new love story unfold. Weaving the tale of Rapunzel into an eclectic design -- where urban flair meets classic details and where clean modern lines meet romantic rustic textures -- was the inspiration for this styled shoot.

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