Josephine | Columbus, Ohio Newborn Photography | Megan Danser

I LOVE this family!! And I was thrilled when they called me to document Jo Jo’s newborn stage in their home. I mean, loooook at this princess!!!venci-13venci-5

And Oliver is quite possibly the cutest toddler. Ever. And he looooooves his Jo Jo. venci-2venci-6

That one on the left…one of my faves. venci-3venci-7

venci-9venci-12I photographed her big brother when he was brand new in this room and in this crib. It makes my heart so happy to see this family grow. venci-11

Congrats guys! Thank you for trusting me with this special time in your lives. xoxo


Columbus, Ohio

Together:: 1/27/2007 | Engaged:: 5/27/2011 | Married:: 11/10/20/12

Hometown ::  Worthington

5 words (From Charlton) :: loving, dedicated, giving, thoughtful, amazing

Hometown ::Worthington
Fave Food :: i’ll plug two restaurants instead. Los Guachos and Amul India. You’re welcome.

5 Words (from Diana) :: devoted, playful, nurturing, loving, patient

Age: almost 21 months
Fave Food :: apples and/or rice
5 words :: happy, affectionate, energetic, bright and curious

Age :: 2 months
Fave Song :: you are my sunshine
5 words :: hungry, affectionate, chirpy, easily startled

Most surprising thing about being a parent the second time around :: how quickly our family adjusted (pets included)

Favorite current Oliver habit :: giving the dogs commands.
Biggest difference you see between Oliver as a baby and JoJo :: ability to handle loud noises (and Charlton)
Favorite thing you packed in your hospital bag :: Diana works in the hospital and just walked over during her shift. No bag.
October 11, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Kristine B - This little girl is so pretty!!! Gotta love that sweet little face. Love how real these images feel!

October 12, 2016 - 9:34 am

Maike - Oooh so sweet!!! LOVE that very last one in the crib. Beautiful job!

October 12, 2016 - 11:01 am

Jenny - Ahhhhhh that is a sweet, perfect, dreamy little newborn nugget if I’ve ever seen one. 🙂 Love these!

October 12, 2016 - 5:05 pm

Jenny G - Such a beautiful family!! I love the lifestyle shots of them in the kitchen and the shot of the cat under the table (so perfect!).

October 12, 2016 - 6:48 pm

lauren - these are so incredibly beautiful, megan! what a precious little baby and gorgeous family. there is so much love in these images – how lucky they are to have you!

October 13, 2016 - 1:15 am

T Boyo - So precious. Beautiful photos, megan.

October 13, 2016 - 8:23 am

JennyBZ - Oh my goodness!!! What a beautiful baby girl! And. If brother Oliver is so dang cute I can’t stand it! I love love these Meg!! The ones of mom and jojo in the nursery, that light! Beautiful! They will love these foreverrrrrrrrrr!! xx

October 13, 2016 - 11:50 am

gisselle - AWWW What a cutie!! These are fantastic!! Well done!

October 13, 2016 - 6:06 pm

Rachel - What a sweetly captured family. Memories to cherish.

October 14, 2016 - 12:46 am

Laurie - Ohhh sweet Josephine! Love this gorgeous family session and these beautiful memories – you captured this new story so perfectly!

October 14, 2016 - 5:23 am

Nick - Such a cute session. Great job!!!!

October 14, 2016 - 7:50 pm

Melissa Yocum - Oh Megan, what a sweetie pie!! These are just beautiful!!

October 17, 2016 - 12:23 am

shannon - what a beautiful, heart warming session!! love love!

October 17, 2016 - 10:42 am

erin - Meg these are gorgeous! What an adorable family and Josephine is such a doll! Great work as always 🙂

October 17, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Chrissy - Oh my word what a sweetie!! Beautiful images!

October 17, 2016 - 3:51 pm

Erin Evangeline - Beautiful in every way! They will treasure these photos for years to come!!

October 18, 2016 - 7:42 am

natalie - What a beautiful babe!! This family is absolutely adorable! Great job, friend!

October 18, 2016 - 12:47 pm

katie - All I kept doing was saying awwww awwwww awwwww through this whole post. I love the lifestyle approach of this shoot and each image is pure perfection.

October 19, 2016 - 9:11 pm

Karen - Love baby Jo jo! Oh so darling” so much love here , great session, photographed beautifully!

David & Ashley | Youngstown, Ohio | Megan Danser Wedding Photography

Not only have I ended the summer with the BEST weather…but this year has also given me the B-E-S-T couples everrrr!!! norris-5norris-6norris-7norris-8norris-9norris-10

I love when a groom sees his bride for the first time. Heart melter!norris-11norris-12norris-15norris-16

Married!!! Woot woot!

norris-1norris-2norris-3norris-19norris-18norris-21norris-20norris-4Dannnnng!! You two are looking gooooood!!! norris-22norris-23norris-26norris-27norris-30norris-32

More candles. Please always give me more candles. norris-31norris-33norris-34norris-35norris-37norris-38norris-39norris-41norris-43norris-44norris-45norris-42

CONGRATS you two!!! We can’t thank you enough for inviting us to be a small part of your beautiful day! It was incredible!! xoxo


Youngstown, Ohio

August 27, 2016


Describe your wedding day using 5 words :: Fairytale, Romantic, Elegant, Beautiful, Perfect

Funniest memory from the day :: When David stood on the chair during our Matron of Honor’s speech to reiterate how bad of a driver I am!

Most emotional memory from the day :: David dancing with his grandmother Baba in remembrance of his grandfather Dedo who passed away.

Any advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Your planning will pay off. Do not worry about what will go wrong, it all comes together!

Would you do anything differently :: Not a thing.


Describe your wedding day in 5 words :: Fairytale, Perfect, Exciting, Fast, Hot

Funniest moment from the day :: Standing on a chair with one shoe in my hand.

Most emotional memory from the day :: Seeing my beautiful bride walk down the aisle.

Any advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Don’t blink.

Would you do anything differently :: Wouldn’t change a thing.

:: SONGS ::

First Dance :: Jason Mraz “I Won’t Give Up”

Father Daughter Dance :: Carrie Underwood “The Girl You Think I Am”

Mother Son Dance :: Rascal Flatts “My Wish”


Ceremony ::

Reception ::

Florist ::

Limo ::

DJ :: Chico Gonzalez – No website (DJ youngstown area)

Paper ::

Cake ::

The Dress ::

Hair & Makeup ::

Annnd as always, my day wouldn’t go as smooth as it does without this pretty lady helping out. I love Saturdays with you Jenny!!


Annnnd we had a new member in our crew this weekend! My great and talented (and tall) friend Russ is an amazing videographer. He fit right in with us.norris-46

Check out his fab highlight film from this beautiful day.

October 6, 2016 - 10:50 pm

Brandy - Wow!! Such a gorgeous couple! Love all the purple. Great video too!

October 6, 2016 - 10:51 pm

Kathy - I love the sweet little girl with the curly hair. And the bride’s dress. Beautiful day that looks like it was spent with the ones they love most.

October 6, 2016 - 10:52 pm

Lori - The reception decor is gorgeous!! And i love the wedding party! Beautiful images!

October 6, 2016 - 11:52 pm

jenny g - How sweet! Those bridal portraits are beautiful in that light!! And can we talk about the bride’s gorgeous red hair?!! What a fun wedding! 🙂 XOXO

October 7, 2016 - 7:44 pm

Trisha Jones - Oh, what beautiful pictures! Looks like a great time was had by all….and Megan & Jenny again delivered! You guy’s rock!!

October 8, 2016 - 9:39 pm

Faye - LOVE LOVE LOVE all the B&G portraits! So So SO pretty! Details, light, love! You girls rocked it for sure!

October 9, 2016 - 11:49 pm

Gisselle - What a perfect day! Well done!!

October 11, 2016 - 9:10 am

Natalie - What a beautiful day!! Your colors are so rich & vibrant! Great job, Megan!!

October 11, 2016 - 9:52 am

Maike - Woah!!! What a beautiful church and such a fun party!!! Love this wedding!

October 11, 2016 - 10:17 am

Karen - This reception was rocking! love all of the fun action shots! That last dance shot is a keeper! It should be framed somewhere special. Love the little flower girl and the isle runner. Great job !

October 11, 2016 - 11:27 am

Chrissy - What a gorgeous day that you captured perfectly!!! Beautiful images Megan!

Asa & Katie | Columbus Ohio Wedding Photography | Megan Danser

Sooooo many special moments on this beautiful day! I first met Katie 4 years ago when she reached out for me to photograph her little sister’s senior portraits. I loved her family instantly and couldn’t WAIT to be a small part of her beautiful day with Asa. I mean, THAT RING!!khoury-10khoury-11khoury-7khoury-8khoury-9

These are the best cufflinks. Ever. khoury-16khoury-15khoury-13

First looks with dads melt me every time. khoury-17


Married!! Mr & Mrs!! khoury-28khoury-29


It was insanely hot & humid on this day in August. These two handled it like CHAMPIONS. You guys are the best. Below is my fave.


Another fave!khoury-35

KATIE!!! This gown. You are gorgeous, my dear. khoury-39

And you snagged yourself a handsome groom! khoury-41khoury-43


These two had a choreographed dance. And it was amazing. khoury-47khoury-49khoury-50khoury-52khoury-53khoury-54

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!! For including us in your special day. It was amazing. I love you guys!


Columbus, Ohio

August 20, 2016


5 words :: Amazing, beautiful, fun, memorable, and hot.

Funniest memory from the day :: When I spilled my drink all over Asa’s butt, so it looked like he had an accident the rest of the night. HAHA!

Emotional memory from the day :: Seeing my dad’s reaction when he saw me for the first time before we walked down the aisle.

Advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Enjoy every second of day! It goes by way too fast!

Do anything differently :: Nope. Loved every minute of it 🙂

:: FROM ASA ::

5 words :: Best Day Of My Life!

Funniest moment from the day :: When Katie spilled a drink all over my tux so it made it look like I had a really bad accident the rest of the night.

Most emotional memory from the day :: Seeing Katie for the first time.

Advice for future Brides & Grooms :: Listen to your future wife!

Do anything differently :: Not one thing

:: SONGS ::

First Dance :: John Legend – All of Me

Father Daughter Dance :: Tim McGraw – My Little Girl

Mother Son Dance :: Chicago – You’re the Inspiration


Ceremony & Reception :: The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral “”

Florist :: The Flowerman “”

DJ :: Buckeye Entertainment (Wade was AMAzing) “”

Paper/Invites :: My Husband 🙂

Cake :: Alice’s Piece of Cake “”

Caterer :: The Berwick (Stephanie and Orlando are the best) “”

The Dress :: Casablanca “”

Hair & Makeup :: Hair – Beth “” MakeUp – Leigh Ann (LOOVE HER) “”

Wedding Coordinator :: Rebecca Harvey – Friend and Me 🙂

Photographer :: Megan Danser & Jenny Barnes

Annnnnd I couldn’t accomplish all I do without the help of my talented friend and birthday twin. <3 thanks Jenny! Love you! #weareprofessionals


September 30, 2016 - 11:49 am

Kristine B - What a gorgeous day!! I love that poppin’ purple! This couple is adorable & total champs for doing pics in the heat! Worth it!!

September 30, 2016 - 11:49 am

Karen - That bridal party looks like so much fun! I love the bride’s does, esp. the bottom, so pretty! pretty portraits of the two of them, great job!

September 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm

Jenny - There’s so much to love about these. Great work, Megan!

October 1, 2016 - 7:58 pm

natalie - What a beautiful day!! Everything looks perfect! Great job, friend!

October 3, 2016 - 2:46 pm

shannon - stunning work! your photos are so crisp, clear and colorful…i just love them!!! gorgeous wedding!

October 3, 2016 - 2:59 pm

jenny g - Oh man, I just love how you capture all things LOVE and genuine emotion throughout this special day for this sweet couple. I LOOOVE that BW shot of the pretty bride embracing her hubby after their dance. Fab work as always, Megan!!! XOXO

October 3, 2016 - 3:16 pm

Laurie - Ahhhhhhh – so gorgeous! I love all of the details, that dress is stunning!!! The portraits are absolutely stunning – you killed it girl!

October 3, 2016 - 3:19 pm

Maike - Oooh, what a stunning wedding! I’m SOOO in love with that church! It’s gorgeous!

October 7, 2016 - 7:40 pm

Trisha Jones - Great pics! You and Jenny are the best!!

October 11, 2016 - 11:59 am

Melissa Yocum - Perfect day!! And you can’t tell at all that it was hot and humid! Their portraits are beautiful!! LOVE the church and the party looks like it was a blast! These two are adorable together!