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Hey, I'm Rachel. I'm a wedding and couples photographer capturing the honest, intimate, and unforgettable moments, based in Pittsburgh PA. Below are some of my most recent adventures and stories worth sharing.

A collection of narrated weddings, couples & lifestyle sessions 

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Have you noticed that people tend to retell their love story in certain chapters: how they met, the dating period, the proposal, and when they got married. But the engagement stage often gets skipped. Sometimes people view it as the wedding planning stage—those few months that lead up to the big day. But it’s so […]

7 Ways to Enjoy Your Engagement to the Fullest | The Highline + Heinz Field Engagement Session

engagement session

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If you’re looking for at home engagement ideas that feel nostalgic, cozy, an intimate, you might consider a lifestyle engagement shoot at your home or your childhood home—or both! I recently had the joy of photographing an engagement session for Jody and Aaron, and I’m in love with the lifestyle look. “There are things about […]

At Home Engagement Ideas | Intimate Lifestyle Engagement Session

at home engagement ideas

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Love is in the air in Pittsburgh! I had an absolute blast shooting this North Shore engagement session for Jess, Sam, and their Great Dane, Raleigh. The couple decided to go with two looks and locations, one dressy and one casual. In the first set of photos, Jess wore a beautiful flowery skirt, top, and […]

4 Reasons to Include Your Dog in Engagement + Wedding Photos | North Shore Engagement Session

North Shore Engagement Session

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Congratulations on your engagement! This is such a special time in your life, and you deserve to celebrate! An engagement marks a new and exciting step in your relationship—a new chapter in your lives together, and the best way to celebrate is with an engagement photoshoot! If you’re looking for inspiration, I thought I’d offer […]

How to Take Engagement Photos You’ll Cherish Forever | Engagement Photo Ideas

how to take engagement photos

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I absolutely loved capturing a piece of Lindsay and Michael’s love story during their engagement photoshoot! They’re two peas in pod—equal parts sweet, kind, and funny. To complement their personality and style, we decided to shoot at Robin Hill Park in Pittsburgh because it offers a variety of gorgeous background choices. Lindsay and Michael were […]

What to Wear for Engagement Photos | 8 Reasons to Go Neutral

what to wear for engagement photos

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Once I met this cute couple and heard their story, I couldn’t wait to capture their love story through the camera lens. Due to the pandemic, Katie and Steve had to move their wedding to 2022. To make it even more challenging, they also had trouble deciding between two venues. So, they made the decision […]

Why You Need Professional Engagement Photos | Pittsburgh Engagement Photographer

Rachel Wehan Photography

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I absolutely loved working with Tirza and Kris on their winter engagement session! Winter can be a tricky time for an outdoor shoot, but winter sessions also provide fun opportunities to change things up. Winter is the perfect time to get those cozy, cuddly shots with puffy jackets framing your face. Use the cold to […]

Winter Engagement Photos | Point State Park, Pittsburgh

engagement photos at Point State Park

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These two are running into their future together with gusto – literally! Jess and Torre are equal parts cute and competitive, and their waterfront engagement session was chock full of vibrant energy. They’re both so photogenic and playful, so it was easy to get these great candids while they simply enjoyed an evening at Aspinwall […]

Aspinwall Riverfront Park Engagement Session | Jess + Torre

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Katie + Bryce’s Pittsburgh Engagement Katie and Bryce met almost three years ago in – wait for it – COLOMBIA! They have such a cool “how we met” story. They’re both international teachers in Bogota, Colombia. She’s a native Pennsylvanian, and he’s from Canada, so they return home to Pittsburgh when they’re not inspiring young […]

Best Locations for Engagement Photos | Pittsburgh Engagement Photographer

The Highline Engagement

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There’s nothing like a magical snow day to make you feel like a kid again. After buying their first home together in 2020, Kevin and Courtney decided it was about time to get some professional photos. But professional doesn’t mean boring! For their winter wonderland couples photoshoot, I had them running, spinning, and playing the […]

How to Plan the Perfect Couples Photoshoot

snowy couples photoshoot