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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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XO,

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A few more days and we can officially call it Fall! If you’re like me, you’re already reaching for those fall-inspired lattes and plaid-print accessories. This cold-weather-loving gal is ready for Mother Nature to do her thing. Plus, autumn is great for photoshoots because the chill makes couples want to get cozy. So, bring out […]

Outfits for Fall | What to Wear for Couple’s Photos

outfits for fall

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If you’re an out-of-the-box kind of couple, let’s shake things up for your engagement photos! One of my biggest recommendations is to style your shoot in a way that authentically reflects you. The more you enjoy the session, the better your photos will be. KC and Jon have spontaneous and fun-loving personalities, so the local […]

Butler Fair Engagement Photos | 11 Fun & Festive Engagement Ideas

Butler Fair engagement session

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When it comes to romantic, fun, and flirty engagement portraits—let’s get out there and do something fun! As they say, the world is your oyster. But where to go? There are so many options! I’m more than happy to recommend some of the most photogenic engagement photo locations around Pittsburgh, and you can peruse the […]

5 Reasons to Pick a Meaningful Engagement Photo Location

airplane engagement; Pittsburgh photo locations

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Not all boudoir photography involves lacy lingerie (although I do love a pretty bridal boudoir shoot!) Sometimes a cozy couple’s boudoir session is just what you need to break out of your routine and reconnect in a creative and intimate way.  You don’t need a special occasion to book a couple’s session! This lovely couple […]

Couple’s Boudoir Photography | Cozy Session at Studio 1933 Pittsburgh

couple's boudoir

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First of all, let it be known that you don’t have to worry about posing for your engagement session with me! I’m here to make sure you have fun, feel comfortable in front of the camera, and know where to place your arms. There’s absolutely no need to stress over any of that, and I […]

Rachel’s Top 5 Engagement Photo Poses | Pittsburgh Photography

engagement photo poses

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I’ll let you in on one of my best kept secrets: some of downtown Pittsburgh’s best restaurants provide fantastic backdrops for photo sessions. If we catch them during the day during slower times (I’ll help with the booking), we’ll have the space we need to capture a few romantic eatery photos. If you want an […]

Downtown Pittsburgh Best Restaurants | The Industrialist Hotel & Emerson’s Market

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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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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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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