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                                 Hello, and welcome to my little online home! I'm Rachael Leigh and I am a wedding and senior portrait photographer in Southwest Ohio! I do hope that you will grab a cup of coffee and enjoy viewing some of my latest work and getting a little sneak peek into life behind the scenes! 

Rainy Meadowbrook Country Club Wedding | Nick & Julie

The rain never did go away on Nick and Julie’s wedding day, but the joy abounded even more than the drops that were falling outside! There were tears, smiles, laughs and all of the emotions that come along with each of those! At the end of the day, despite the rain and all of the […]

September 11, 2018

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Backyard Wedding in Columbus Ohio | Brandon & Omega

The sunshine broke through the rain in the middle of the reception and a full rainbow made it’s debut. I’ve never photographed a rainbow on a wedding day, but I will forever remember Brandon and Omega’s day because of it! Saturday was such a beautiful culmination of the love these two have for each other! […]

September 7, 2018

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Rustic Sunflower Wedding in Camden Ohio | Jason & Elizabeth

When Elizabeth and I met all those years ago in youth group, I could have never dreamed that when we met again, I would be the one capturing her wedding day! She reached out to me almost a year ago about photographing her wedding and I was so excited! Their wedding day was full of […]

August 23, 2018

Uncategorized, Wedding, Weddings

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Sage and Navy Polen Farm Wedding in Dayton Ohio | Andrew & Brooke

There was more than a fifty percent chance of storms all day. We prayed the entire week that it would go away, at least long enough to have the ceremony outdoors and to keep Brooke’s dress dry. And you know what! The Lord came through! The sun shone through the clouds and the rain stopped […]

July 24, 2018

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A Beautiful University of Dayton Wedding | Alex & Meredith

I’m so excited to finally be sharing this University of Dayton wedding day with y’all! Now that I’m through the craziness of camp season, it’s time to catch up on all of the things and this was at the top of my list! Everything about this day still makes me smile, from beginning til the […]

July 4, 2018

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A Classic Norman Chapel Wedding in Cincinnati Ohio | Gavin & Audrey

The tears just flowed as Audrey walked down the aisle to meet Gavin. Everyone was genuinely happy for them and the ceremony was one of the most beautiful that I have ever witnessed. The simplicity of it and the words of the pastor still ring in my ears as I type this. “These two will […]

June 8, 2018

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An Elegant Orchid & Navy Wedding at NCR Country Club | Jeremy & Amber

As Amber walked out to towards her groom for their first look, you could just see all of the excitement written on her face! Jeremy and Amber’s wedding at NCR Country Club was filled with that kind of joy all day long! And it made the day so beautiful! Aside from the beautiful venue and […]

June 6, 2018

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A Summer Wedding at Camp Lebanon | Jon & Natily

Camp Lebanon is a special place to a whole lot of people, especially me. Growing up, I spent weeks out of the summer running around the grounds and being influenced by the adults who volunteered their time to counsel a bunch of kids. Some of my favorite memories have something to do with Camp Lebanon […]

May 30, 2018

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Simple Blush Barn Wedding at Crago Farms | Joel & Anna

I fought back tears as I watched and listened to them read notes and pray while holding hands around a corner. The only thought running through my mind was, “this is Joel and Anna. This is why they are so special.” The laughter, the tears, the joy in that moment resounded throughout their entire day. […]

May 15, 2018

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Classy Saint Clare Chapel Cincinnati Wedding | Adam & Zi

The reading chosen for their ceremony was from the book of Ruth. It symbolized the beautiful blending of two cultures, two families and two lives. “Wherever you go, I’ll go. . you’re people shall be my people. . “ That seemed like the mantra for the entire day. The vows were spoken in both English and Mandarin, readings […]

May 2, 2018

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