Hershey Gardens Engagement Session / Nick & Kate

This engagement shoot is one of my all time favorites.  Kate wanted something very elegant, which is definitely my cup of tea, and I think we achieved that.  We did the shoot at the Hershey Gardens and Hotel Hershey, two of my favorite portrait locations.  Kate is such a classic beauty and Nick adores her.  This couple is made for each other.  I know it's cliché to say that, but it's so true.  Here are just a few favorites. 

Tara Betz
Bush House Estate Wedding / Emily and Alec

Emily and Alec were wed this past May at the ever so beautiful Bush House Estate in Muncy, PA.  Emily and Alec are both very artistically inclined.  Emily is a skilled jeweler and actually made her own wedding band.  She's amazing!  And Alec painted a picture of himself and Emily from one of their portraits I took that looks incredible.  I am thoroughly impressed by these two.  Their future children are getting some amazing creative genes. 

The couple looked made for each other on their wedding day.  I loved Emily's wedding ensemble that included retro style shoes and a floral crown.  Alec complimented her perfectly in his navy suit.  Neither of the two loved to be in the spotlight so one of my favorite moments from the day is when they snuck away from the eyes of the crowd during their first dance so they could just be together.

There were tons of great moments throughout the day and I loved being a part of it.  Here are justa few favorites from the day...

Tara Betz
Williamsport Engagement Photography / Randi & Andy

Randi & Andy picked just about the most beautiful locations you could ever ask for.  We drove up remote mountain roads to get to a breathtaking overlook and climbed down into the most gorgeous creek bed with stunning rock formations.  Randi looked like a goddess in her flowy chiffon gown.  Needless to say, this shoot was one for the books!  Here are a few favorites:


Tara Betz
LA Wedding Photographer / Williamsport Wedding Photographer / Los Angeles River Center and Gardens

Stefanie & Emilio

A dream wedding...a totaldream wedding.  Stefanie and Emilio's April wedding was MAGNIFICENT!!!  It was everything a bride could hope for and the kind of wedding every photographer loves to shoot.  I hadn't flown on a plane since my honeymoon, so I was so excited to go to LA! 

While I was there I got to horseback ride around the Hollywood Sign, relax by the edge ofthe Pacific Ocean, eat great food, catch up with old friends, drive on some HUGE highways, stroll down Rodeo Drive and so much more!  Such a great time!

Stef and Emilio are truly, totally in love with one another and it is so sweet to witness their respect and admiration of each other.  I've known Stef since we were in Kindergarten.  She is smart, funny and so beautiful.  She is not one to settle and accept less than she deserves and I'm so glad.  Emilio is definitely THE ONE and I'm so happy for her!!!  Here are a few favorites from their big day!

Tara Betz
Williamsport Photographer / Antiquity Photography / Styled Shoot

I recently had the opportunity to come together with fellow wedding creatives for an amazing styled shoot at GHR Rental Boutique in Selinsgrove, PA.  If you have never seen GHR's stock of wedding décor, you HAVE to see it.  It's simply amazing to see all of the beautiful items Jennifer, the owner, has acquired.  If you're planning a wedding, this is a one stop shop for all the wedding décor you would possibly need. 

It was really great to see how other vendors pull things together.  I never really get to see the behind the scenes work done by other wedding vendors, so this was an eye opening experience of how hard they work.

Planning provided by the wonderful Angelica Waltman .

Jacqueline Dziadosz Invitations and Design created the gorgeous custom stationary.

Bella's Bliss Bakery created the beautiful and delicious cakes and desserts.

Accessories provided by the awesome Lewisburg boutique Dwellings

Dresses provided by Bride's Bouquet

Tux provided by Tony's Custom Tailor Shop

Hair and makeup by the talented Untangled Salon

Florals provided by Kreations by Kris and Rine's Florist and Greenhouse

Tasty and pretty food by Townside Garden Cafe

Signage provided by Barn Owl Art Studio

Yummy popcorn provided by Incredible Popcorn

And last, but not least, a huge thanks to our beautiful models:  Cass and Joe Eck, Kylie Ammerman, Tanicka James, and Jetta Harrison.  You were all wonderful!!!  And so pretty!




Tara Betz