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I'm Rachel of Austin & Rachel Photography, and welcome to our blog! We're Cleveland fine art wedding photographers who specialize in beautifully documenting your wedding celebration in a way that feels like you & shows off your love.

Cleveland & North Canton Ohio Fine Art Wedding Photographer

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They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but these poorly lit and mostly iphone 4 images can’t even come close to describing our relationship. Today marks five years of marriage. Holy cow. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking & reminiscing over the last 5 years. But honestly, it’s been such a […]

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October 31, 2018

5 years of Marriage | Personal | Austin & Rachel Photography

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“I see us getting married, moving in together, cuddling on the couch, waking up to good morning kisses, having arguments, making up after, cooking our favorite foods, smiling for no reason, annoying each other when we’re bored, having the cutest little babies, watching them grow up, never leaving each other’s side. I see us together. […]

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January 7, 2018

Cleveland Lifestyle Engagement | Matt & Katiy

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It’s Friday! Hachow, it’s a holiday weekend and I’m so excited! It’s finally summer time and the weather is finally reflecting that fact. The weather has had me itching to get out and shoot, and sometimes you just can’t wait to book a session. Yesterday, I was so blessed to meet Katelyn. She responded when I put […]

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May 27, 2016

Katelyn // Portraits at Quail Hollow State Park

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I often get asked what gear I’m using and what all I carry with me at weddings, so today I thought I would go ahead and write a post about my “go-to” lenses, why I’m a fan, and why you should love Canon as much as I do (Haha, just kidding…but really..). If you’re a […]

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May 12, 2016

What’s in my Bag?

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As I approach my very first Mother’s day, I can’t help but think of the lessons and things I’ve learned over the past year. I feel that motherhood grows you in ways that nothing else can. It creates a deeper bond & respect for your mom. I cannot believe that my mom had four kids […]

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May 4, 2016

Mother’s Day – Personal Blog Post

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SHAUN & JOHANNA-  A few months ago I had the opportunity to fly down to Orlando, Florida to photograph a beautiful Sunday afternoon wedding. I received the initial email from Johanna’s mother, and from what she was saying, I knew I wanted to photograph this wedding. Johanna and I set up a phone call, and […]

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April 27, 2016

Shaun & Johanna’s Wedding at the Orlando, Florida 310 Lakeside Restaurant

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“One word, that’s all you saidSomething in your voice called me, turned my headYour smile, just captured meYou were in my future as far as I could seeAnd I dont know how it happens, but it happens stillYou asked me if I love you, if I always will Well you had me from helloI felt […]

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April 21, 2016

Free To Be Me Workshop: Part Three

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Last weekend I hosted my very first workshop. The Free to be Me Workshop was conceived after a moment of pure craziness and grew into this awesome day of community, good talks, and growing in our craft. I firmly believe that everyone who attended the workshop was supposed to be there, and I am so […]

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April 10, 2016

Free To Be Me Workshop: Part One- Behind the Scenes

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“I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald

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January 22, 2016

Alex & Damara // Engagement // Cleveland, Ohio