Hello, and welcome to the SH Blog! I'm Sara Haines, and I am a lifestyle, wedding, and portrait photographer based in Brookville, Pennsylvania. I hope you grab some coffee and enjoy viewing my latest work and getting a little peek into my life! 

Tristen and Kelsey met their senior year of high school. They went all through elementary and high school without ever having a conversation with each other. Kelsey shared with me how she vividly remembers their first conversation. They were standing backstage during a high school choir concert. They both played the part of elves in […]

Quiet Creek Herb Farm What could be more exciting then a photo shoot with some of your best friends!?! I love the idea of getting these images of besties as they spend their last year in high school together and providing them with images of each other that they can cherish forever.  Molly and I […]

Ryan and Brianna traveled from Virginia to meet with me for their engagement session and I couldn’t wait to finally hug them in person. Brianna and I had planned for weeks for their engagement session and her bright and bubbly personality was very evident over the phone and I knew that they were both going […]

Tim will be a 2021 graduating senior from Brookville Area High School. After graduation he plans to become a Diesel Mechanic and get his CDL. In his spare time, Tim loves to hunt and ride his dirt bike and participates in various races throughout the year. I enjoyed spending the evening with Tim and his […]

Saphire is a 2020 graduating senior from Amsterdam High School in New York. She is active in chorus and volleyball and her hobbies include painting, doing make up and trying new restaurants. Friends are important to Saphire and she loves to go for dinner, listen to music or just hang out. One thing that many […]

Carly and Cole (and their sweet fur baby Caddy) are so excited to welcome Baby C in a few short weeks! They have decided to wait to find out if they are having a boy or girl…but we do know that the name will start with a C, which seems very fitting with all the […]

Here’s a story for you: This shoot put me in the back of a police car! Not what you think though, I wasn’t really being hauled off to jail. Austin is a Police Officer for the Brookville Police Department and Brittany is a R.N. and works at the Dubois Hospital Intensive Care Unit. We just […]

I’m so excited to share a sneak peek of this family with you! The entire evening couldn’t have been more perfect. The location and the lighting were ideal and I love the coordinating colors that everyone chose to wear. Little Elouise was a doll baby to capture and as you can tell by the photos, […]

I always have such a wonderful time capturing Abigail. She is so full of personality and just a complete joy to be around. Not long ago Abigail’s mother messaged me to ask if we could set up a special session for her…to capture the gorgeous prom gown she had been so excited to wear but […]

A Western Pennsylvania Engagement Shoot You all know that I love blooms… but this session just took it to a whole new level! I had spent days looking for the perfect location and I couldn’t wait to capture Ethan and Brooke’s engagement session. Unfortunately, PA weather postponed our shoot…however the sunshine finally found its way […]