A Stylish Old City Philadelphia Engagement Session

These two were such a dream to work with! Since Felicia and Dan live in Philadelphia, we wanted to share their love for the city and capture historic locations such as 18th Century Garden and Independence National Historical Park. Old City is one of our favorite locations for engagement sessions. There are so many amazing options within a short walking distance.

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City of Lights

Travel Diary: Paris, France . Paris in the spring is always a good idea. The romance, music and smell of fresh pastries in the air. It’s always even more hard to leave. I took the time on this trip to photograph the people I met along the way.

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The Eternal City

Travel Diary : Rome, Italy. In 2012 I hopped on a flight to Rome Italy by myself. I was a naive and ecstatic 21 year old visiting Europe for the first time. I stayed a month with one of my oldest friends, Ariana. I have been lucky enough to revisit this magical city. Here is a little trip down memory lane.

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Romantic Art Deco Wedding Inspiration

I have been dreaming of a moody festive shoot for some time. When we heard a new Lokal Hotel was opening in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, this vision automatically came to mind. With an art deco flair, we incorporated metallic details and mixed metals for an old meets new vibe. Our goal was to mix 1920’s prohibition with a modern hip edge. 

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Our Honeymoon in Italy

On June 4th Joe and I flew to Italy for our honeymoon. We began our trip on the Amalfi Coast outside the village of Praiano. The Grand Tritone Hotel was pure magic stuck in time. From there we explored the island of Capri, Rome and Venice. All images are taken by Hope Helmuth Photography on portra 400 & ektar 100 Kodak 120 film.

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A Scotland Inspired Jewel Toned Wedding

Lauren and Paul’s wedding took place at the Shawnee Inn in the Pocono Mountains. The jewel toned details brought a vibrant, colorful twist to this serene location.  The day had an adventurous energy reminiscent of a Wes Anderson film. 

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