You are a poem.
The bravest kind of poem ever written with lines about adventures and broken bones and two people schnuggled into one sleeping bag under a giant desert sky.
You are a song.
The sweetest kind of song ever heard with a beginning that makes you dance in your chair and a harmony that has you reaching out to hold his hand, and squeeze a little tighter.
You believe in the beauty of exploring, and embrace the ridiculous, incredible mishaps that come with living a life authentic.
You are a love caught on fire, embers burning warm and sparks dancing up to the moon. And we are so happy you’ve found your way to us.
Love is an Adventure. Not a Vacation. And that’s actually awesome! Because while sipping tropical drinks under swaying palm trees seems great, we are all about a life well lived. We are here to trek mountains and talk to strangers and get completely lost on winding dirt roads, on purpose. We’re here for the skinned knees and climbing tangled trees and telling epic stories around campfires with fingers sticky with s’mores.
Your wedding is a celebration of your adventure. You made it through the highs and the lows and forks in the roads and here you are, together. We promise to capture your wedding not only in honor of this moment in time, but with sincere appreciation for all of the moments that brought you here; the cinders still glowing.
This is your story. This is your adventure. We are here to capture it, with love and embers.
Hello, we are Ryan & Jillian McGrath a husband and wife photography team. We met young, fell instantly in love with a love at first sight moment and we we've been inseparable ever since, spending almost half of our lives together so far. We are adventurous spirits who are constantly looking to experience nature and take in beautiful landscapes around our own state of Pennsylvania to the furthest place we can imagine, no location is too far or too crazy to us to travel to.
Photography, especially wedding photography is a true passion for us because right after our own wedding we had a few family losses. Receiving our wedding images was almost like having our loved ones back in our lives, seeing their smiles as they celebrated such an amazing day with us made us feel like we could feel their embrace again. This feeling is truly what we want to give to all of our couples on top of telling their incredible love story.
We fell in love with photography because we are able to capture the essence and likeness of some of the most important people you'll have around you on your wedding day. Though life can be fleeting, and we learned this early in our relationship, nothing is more special and fills a person's more heart like having your special moments to look back on and relive over and over again. The small moments along with the big moments are what make up your wedding day and we want to give those all to you.
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Get to know us a lot more by checking out our Junebug Spotlight Interview. You'll learn all about what makes our hearts beat faster and why we are so in love with photography and each other!
WEDDING DAY STORYTELLING
Our wedding day storytelling includes husband and wife team Ryan & Jillian to tell your wedding day story, documenting the biggest and smallest moments on your day. You will receive a collection of digital images via instant download with the image rights that tell your love story, so you can relive your day over and over again.
Let's get lost together and fall in love over and over again. Our sessions include husband and wife Ryan & Jillian, we take 2 hours to adventure in and around your favorite locations, getting caught up in the love you share and creating beautiful pieces of art that showcase your true and authentic love in our special way. You will receive a collection of digital images via instant download with the image rights so you can fall in love over and over again.
Our elopement storytelling includes husband and wife team Ryan & Jillian to tell your elopement story, so let's get adventurous! We are always up for climbing some mountains or heading to city hall to capture your love in the most intimate way possible. You will receive a collection of digital images via instant download with the image rights that tell your love story, so you can relive your day over and over again.
Show off your beauty while feeling empowered in nature with a boudoir session with Jillian. In an outdoor setting that we choose together you can free your spirit, mind, and soul. You will receive a collection of digital images via instant download with the image rights, along with an album to always remind you that you are wild, free, and beautiful.
We believe in choosing the road less traveled. In early morning walks in the woods to catch the sunrise and staying up past our bedtime to catch fireflies. In collecting experiences, not things. We believe in the intangible, the memories, the adventure. We believe in you, and your love, and we are so happy you are here. Please tell us all about who are you, your love story and why we'd just fall in love with you both!