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Hey friends and welcome to the IMK Blog! My name is Mary Kate (aka Mary Katherine) and I am an East Coast & Destination wedding photographer for those seeking all things good, true, and beautiful. I am so glad you are here and I hope you enjoy browsing my past work, exploring my recent travels, and perhaps even learn something new! 

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Hannah & Matthew  || Holy Rosary Cathedral Toledo Wedding

July 19, 2024

Hannah and Matthew’s wedding fell on a gorgeous June day and my goodness, guys, they were married in one of the most stunning Cathedrals in the US. Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral in Toledo looks like it belongs in Italy and I could not stop gazing at all the intricate detail […]

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Gina & Joey || The Willow in Johnstown PA Wedding

July 5, 2024

When we pulled up to Gina and Joey’s wedding at the end of May, I knew immediately this was going to be an amazing day. Gina and Joey chose to have their wedding at “The Willow”, a brand-new venue in Johnstown PA with lots of natural light and panoramic mountain views and it provided an […]

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AJ & Koty || Lititz Spring Inn Wedding

June 21, 2024

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of Lititz, Pennsylvania, where history whispers through cobblestone streets and lush greenery frames every view, AJ & Koty became husband and wife on a beautiful May day. AJ wore a stunning lace dress with gorgeous hand-embroidered flowers added to the inner layers and stunning statement earrings that her mother made […]

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Rose & Jeff || Midnight Blue & Dusty Rose Catholic Wedding in Bellingham, WA

June 12, 2024

Rose and Jeff’s wedding took place in Bellingham, WA at Assumption Catholic Church and the whole day was filled with such joy, love, and peace. I was also very excited about their wedding as it was the first time I’d ever been to Washington State and it was so fun to to get to photograph […]

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Rachel & Carter || Traditional Latin Mass Wedding at Sacred Heart in Fort Wayne, IN

June 3, 2024

At the beginning of May, Rachel & Carter were married in a gorgeous traditional Latin Mass wedding at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Wayne, IN. These two found each other in high school and decided to marry young and it was so evident that God had handpicked them for each other and was blessing […]

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Rebecca & Daniel || Holy Rosary Steubenville Catholic Wedding

May 6, 2024

On a warm sunny day near the end of April, Rebecca and Daniel entered into the Holy Sacrament of Matrimony. Their wedding was extra special for me because the church they were married in, Holy Rosary, is my home parish here in Steubenville! Our original plan for their photos was to go down to the […]

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Abby & Sam || Colorful Spring Columbus Wedding

April 29, 2024

Goodness, where do I start with this wedding?? Abby & Sam are two of the sweetest people and their wedding was such a joy-filled, Christ-centered day! When I did my 10-year wedding giveaway last December, I truly wanted God to show me which couple he wanted me to give the free wedding to. As I […]

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Mary & Gabriel || Early Spring Racoon Creek Engagement Session

April 9, 2024

Mary & Gabriel’s romantic engagement session at Raccoon Creek State Park was the perfect place for an early spring session! We started with a short hike to Franklin Mineral Springs where a small waterfall and rocky cliff walls make for some rather epic photos. From there we drove a short distance to get to the […]

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Emily & Joshua || A Holy Guardian Angels Parish Wedding

February 22, 2024

Emily and Joshua’s winter wedding in Reading, Pennsylvania was so beautiful and joyful! These two were peaceful, and radiantly happy all day and it was such an honor to capture their wedding! (If they look familiar it might be because you just saw their engagement session blog I shared a few weeks ago!) Their wedding […]

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Classy Studio Engagement Session || Abby & Sam

February 14, 2024

When Abby and Sam mentioned that they were interested in renting a studio for their winter engagement session, I was very excited! I have never shot in a studio before but I’ve seen more and more natural light studio sessions popping up all over so I was more than happy to finally get to try […]

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Yellowstone Highlights Part One

February 7, 2024

Last June, I photographed a wedding in Cody, Wyoming and I made a trip out of it with my friend Katie and we spent some extra days exploring Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Our first full day was mostly taken up exploring Grand Teton National Park (see that blog post here) but […]

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Downtown Steubenville Winter Engagement Session || Emily & Joshua

February 1, 2024

These two are getting married in just 9 days so it feels fitting to share their downtown Steubenville engagement session! We didn’t intentionally go for the small-town Hallmark movie vibes but that’s totally what we ended up with and I’m not mad about it at all. And I know I’m a little biased, but I […]

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Highlights of Grand Teton National Park

January 26, 2024

Last June, I had the opportunity to travel to Wyoming (and Montana and Idaho) and cross a few new states off my bucket list! I had a wedding in Cody, Wyoming (check it out here if you missed it!) and I convinced my friend, Katie, to come with me and spend a few days before […]

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Joni & Noah || Winter Wedding at Old St. Patrick’s Pittsburgh

January 18, 2024

My first wedding of 2024 could not have been more beautiful! You might remember Joni & Noah from their swoon-worthy engagement session a few months ago. We had such a good time during their engagement session and I’ve been looking forward to their day ever since. These two have one of the most beautiful love […]

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Best of 2023 Weddings

January 4, 2024

Happy New Year my friends!! Goodness, 2023 was such a beautiful year! 2023 was also a super exciting year for my business because it marked my 10th anniversary as a wedding photographer! (That is so crazy to me – how am I old enough to have been doing this for a decade??) This post was […]

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