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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Snowy Engagement Session Kayla and Laybn booked us for their gorgeous 2020 Chateau d’Argy wedding and I couldn’t be more excited. They are so incredibly sweet and I honestly don’t think they ever stop smiling at each other. For their session, I headed to Laybn’s family homestead that overlooked rolling hills with such a […]

Wintery New York Engagement Session There’s always a little bit of a struggle doing an engagement in the dead of winter. There’s a lack of color because we’re missing the leaves and the grass and the greenery! However, it’s not impossible to have a great shoot in the middle of February and Zach and Liz’s […]

Winter Engagement Shoot | Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer Morgan and Dominic have known each other since fifth grade but didn’t start dating until college and I could tell from the start that these two share a special connection. For their engagement session we met at Mellon Park in Pittsburgh, very close to where their May wedding […]

These two met at a Valentine’s Day dance years ago…and here they are today planning their wedding! They knew from the start they had something special and spending time with Macy and Michael at their engagement session proved to me that they are meant for each other! It was freezing out but the crazy cold […]

November weather is so unpredictable but for Pat and Dana the day turned out perfectly.  The freshly fallen snow provided a touch of winter while there was still a remnant of fall still around…however it was very COLD!  We met at a new wedding venue, The Cozy Country Barn, in Sigel PA that was so […]

We have been so lucky with the gorgeous fall evenings this year!  I love the colors, the sun glow and the relaxed sense that comes along with the season.  Jenna and Jeffrey were so great drive from Pittsburgh to meet me for their engagement session!  I had the best time working with these two and […]