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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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Jess, Sean, and their precious pup Ruby recently came to me for their colorful fall engagement session. I loved it so much that I thought it would set the mood and inspire this fall and winter engagement post. Whether you’re looking for photography props or outfit ideas, you can find it all here in this […]

Best Photography Props for Fall & Winter Engagement Sessions

photography props for fall and winter engagement photos

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Pittsburgh is filled with steel-city wonder. When you think of our beloved city, you probably imagine its myriad of bridges, towering skyscrapers, and historic railways. (Or maybe think of Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers if you’re a sports fanatic.) And while the architecture is incredible, some local couples prefer to think outside the industrial aesthetic for […]

Pittsburgh Wedding Venues | The Gathering Place at Darlington Lake

Pittsburgh wedding venues

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Wanting some updated couples portraits or maybe fun and flirty engagement photos? Let me bring the photoshoot to you! In-home photo sessions are so much fun. You can relax, get cozy, and snuggle your four-legged friend. Bring out the popcorn and pop the bubbly for the most fun photo session you’ve ever had! And, because […]

At Home Photoshoot Ideas | How to Prepare Your Home for Your Lifestyle Session

at home photoshoot ideas

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About an hour from the city, you’ll find the rolling hills and green fairways of Indiana Country Club. The area attracts not only avid golfers but couples planning to tie the knot as well. This gorgeous country club features shady trees, beautiful gardens, historic architecture, and views of the Alleghenies. It’s the perfect place for […]

Indiana Country Club Wedding | Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers

Indiana Country Club wedding, golf club wedding venues, pittsburgh weddings, Rachel Wehan Photography

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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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Megan and Ryan just celebrated their COVID “We Do Redo” a couple months ago. While they may have wished for different circumstances, their wedding day—a year later—was absolutely stunning! Every magical moment was definitely worth waiting for, and the extra time allowed them to incorporate more personalized wedding details. Plus, they could safely gather with […]

5 Personalized Wedding Details that Will Make Your Wedding Day More Authentic

Rachel Wehan Photography, personalized wedding details

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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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As a luxury wedding photographer, I get to shoot at some gorgeous wedding venues around Pittsburgh, and the Southpointe Golf Club definitely did not disappoint. Emily and Jeff celebrated their wedding day on July 3, 2021, and their wedding day was absolutely beautiful. I especially loved how they included both of their cute dogs in […]

Pittsburgh Luxury Wedding at Southpointe Golf Club | Rachel Wehan Photography

Pittsburgh luxury wedding photographer

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Looking to celebrate your big day with a more intimate feel? Consider a micro wedding! Usually, a micro wedding is a small wedding ceremony and reception with 70 guests or fewer. After taking a peek at Rebecca and Shawn’s intimate ceremony and reception at The Inne at Watson’s Choice, I think you’ll see why I […]

Micro Wedding Package | 5 Reasons to Consider a Micro Wedding

Rachel Wehan Photography

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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