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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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I’m beyond excited to share one of the most glamorous engagement sessions I’ve had the pleasure of shooting right here in the heart of Pittsburgh! Picture a stunning sunset, a romantic rooftop setting, and a fashionable couple dressed to the nines. It was a magical evening that perfectly captured the essence of luxury and love. […]

Rooftop Photos: Glam Sessions for Engaged Pittsburgh Couples

Pittsburgh engagement photos

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As a wedding photographer, I’ve been privileged to capture many unforgettable moments of “I do’s,” first dances, and joyous celebrations. One thing I’ve noticed, and I think it’s worth sharing, is the significant difference a wedding planner can make. There are some fabulous Pennsylvania wedding planners, and it’s worth consideration. When you hear the phrase “wedding […]

A Wedding Photographer’s Perspective on Hiring a Wedding Planner

Pennsylvania wedding planner

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If you’re like me, you’ve been sidetracked a time or two by adorable pet videos. Once you get going, it’s so hard to stop! Animals have a way of adding an extra dose of joy, silliness, and companionship to our lives. So, when it comes to capturing your love story through engagement photos, there’s no […]

Paws, Prosecco, & Portraits: Engagement Photos with Your Dog

engagement photos with your dog at Allegheny Commons Park

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Lacey and James celebrated their timeless outdoor wedding at Twelve Oaks Mansion, nestled just outside Pittsburgh. They brought their countryside glam wedding to life with intricate lace, plush velvet, and radiant red hues, all set against vibrant autumn colors. Twelve Oaks Mansion can accommodate everything from intimate ceremonies and dinners to extravagant affairs with up […]

Bringing Elegance to the Country for a Chic Outdoor Wedding

luxury outdoor wedding at Twelve Oaks Mansion

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Winter, spring, summer, or fall, each season brings with it a unique atmosphere and color palette that can enhance your engagement photos and add a distinct vibe. Choosing your photographer wisely and coordinating outfits (like Jess and Ross’s eye-catching black and white ‘fits) are some great first steps toward picture-perfect, fun-and-flirty engagement photos. But a […]

Winter Engagement: Embracing the Seasons for Emotive Portraits

winter engagement portraits

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Are you dreaming of a picture-perfect waterfront wedding like Carissa and Nick’s? They tied the know last fall at The Lake Club Ohio with a stunning fall-painted lakeside ceremony and a celebration to remember. Tucked along the shores of Lake Evans in the lush Mahoning Valley in Poland, Ohio, The Lake Club Ohio provides a […]

Lakeside Love: Planning Your Dream Waterfront Wedding at The Lake Club Ohio

Ohio wedding photographer; Rachel Wehan Photography

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Love is the ultimate muse, so what better way to capture your chemistry than through a lifestyle photoshoot? You don’t need a fancy studio to make it a memorable experience. Let’s spice things up with a fun at-home couple’s session! If you’re over the cookie-cutter smile-and-shoot portraits, I have seven exciting ideas to help you […]

Spice Up Your At-Home Photoshoot: 8 Ideas for Unforgettable Fun!

photography ideas at home

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Finding the perfect ceremony and reception venue for your wedding day is paramount, as is finding a getting-ready location. If your venue doesn’t have a bridal suite or you aren’t getting ready at home, you’ll want a photogenic place for wedding prep where your crew can relax and get glammed up. Kay and Drew’s wedding […]

9 Stunning Pittsburgh Venues for Memorable Getting-Ready Photos

kimpton hotel monaco best places to get ready for wedding

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I couldn’t be more thrilled Alison and Toby chose me as their Pittsburgh photographer. They began their fun and flirty Pittsburgh engagement session at the Phipps Conservatory and finished the evening with romantic sunset rooftop shots in the city. As a bonus, this rooftop served as extra parking, so they brought a gorgeous classic white Cadillac with […]

Pittsburgh Rooftop Romance: 14 Stunning Rooftop Engagement Photo Ideas

Pittsburgh rooftop engagement pictures; engagement photo ideas

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Choosing between a live band and a DJ for your wedding can be tough. While both options have their advantages, a live band brings a unique energy and charm. These two love to perform and Joey even sings and plays guitar, so it made sense to incorporate live entertainment into their wedding reception. The Bachelor […]

Live Band vs. DJ: Which is Better for Your Wedding?

live band for wedding