The Yogi Smith Blog

weddings, branding, and personal life

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Welcome friend! Grab a cup of coffee and stay a while if you want! I hope you find some sweet love stories and images that make you excited for your day, some helpful wedding planning tips, or a new lifestyle hack you can't wait to try! I love sharing anything I find that I think could help you or make your life a little easier :) I hope I can just do that with this little space on the internet!

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My favorite tried and true locations for engagement sessions in Cleveland if you have no clue where to go!

Engagement Session Locations


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The week of your wedding is usually the craziest, most exciting, and fast paced whirlwind of your wedding experience! You’re so close to the actual day and all of the anticipation is brewing, but it still feels like there are a million things left to do, you want to get it all done and not turn into a total bridezilla at the last minute. I have been there, friend! Here are a few things that you’ll want to tackle before your wedding day so that the day itself goes more smoothly, and you can enjoy it stress free – cause who doesn’t want that, right?

5 Tips For The Week Of Your Wedding

Wedding Planning

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My Approach To Your Wedding Day If we haven’t met already, hi there! I’m Dilshad, a Cleveland Wedding Photographer! My goal on your wedding day is to serve you with kindness, truly care about you, and capture photos that beautifully tell the story of your day. Photos that make you feel all of the joy […]

Cleveland Wedding Photographer

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Ande and Joe Ande and Joe had an absolutely beautiful Silver Lake Country Club wedding, and I truly enjoyed every moment of getting to photograph it. They chose an elegant, emerald green, white, and gold color palette which I could not get enough of! I heard Ande talk about her dream day for months, and […]

Beautiful Silver Lake Country Club Wedding


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Weddings at Highfields Event Center are by far some of my favorite. I love the gorgeous garden area, the lawn and patio for ceremonies, the modern farmhouse feel of the interior, the floor to ceiling windows, and so much more. So that’s why I was so excited when we chose Highfields Event Center for our […]

Highfields Event Center – Hudson OH

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Haley and Michael Arundel Haley and Michael’s Cleveland Yachting Club wedding in October was nothing short of an absolute dream. If you’ve ever met them, then you know just how joyful and kind they are. And their wedding day from beginning to end was so full of joy. The Cleveland Yachting Club was the perfect […]

Dreamy Cleveland Yachting Club Wedding


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If you told me 10 years ago that my life would look like what it does today, I would have never believed you I was a preppy, headband wearing, monogram-loving 18 year old college girl living in the South, and I had one dream and one dream only. I wanted to rule corporate America in […]

My Story from Corporate Girl to Cleveland Wedding Photographer

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Tiana and Evan’s Ransom Sage Farm wedding was full of so much genuine joy, happiness, and celebration. The Details Tiana and Evan got married at Ransom Sage Farms, which is a beautiful farm wedding venue. They chose a classic white palette, with lots of greenery and pops of gold. It was a perfect choice for […]

Ransom Sage Farm Wedding | Tiana and Evan

Wedding Vendors


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Edgewater Park Cleveland Engagement Session I love an Edgewater Park engagement in Cleveland. It is one of my favorite spots to shoot at! I just love how much variety you can have with your photos! There are so many beautiful willow trees, the rocks overlooking Lake Erie, and of course, Edgewater Park beach! Cleveland winters […]

Edgewater Park Cleveland Engagement


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The 8820 was the perfect venue for Katrina and Bryce’s wedding. But not just because of the setting, but because of the name. Let me explain – because when they told me about this, I thought it was just such a cool part of their story. And I can’t wait to share it with you! […]

Katrina and Bryce | The 8820



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One of my favorite things about having a Cleveland brand photography business is that I get to meet so many unique business owners. This session with Emily Jones and her team at Photography by Emily Jones was SO much fun. As photographers, a lot of times we have tons of images of our work, but […]

Cleveland Brand Photography for Photographers