Thoughts on choosing your wedding photographer. Are they “the one” or not?

You may already have a particular photographer on your mind you really want. You have seen their work. Love their style. They photographed a friend’s wedding and you loved their pictures. However, you haven’t yet met them and have no idea who they really are and what kind of personality they have. So before you […]

May 21, 2019

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Thoughts on choosing your wedding photographer. Are they “the one” or not?

You may already have a particular photographer on your mind you really want. You have seen their work. Love their style. They photographed a friend’s wedding and you loved their pictures. However, you haven’t yet met them and have no idea who they really are and what kind of personality they have. So before you […]

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May 21, 2019

tips for stress free formal pictures on your wedding day

One part of a wedding day that gives a bride and groom so much anxiety are family formal pictures. To be honest, they aren’t my favorite part of a wedding day either! They can typically go two ways: quickly, organized, smoothly OR rushed, unorganized, ending with family members angry and/or stressed. Then there’s me; a […]

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Apr 30, 2019

5 things I wish brides knew about on their wedding day

1. It’s gonna fly by in a blink of an eye. I probably don’t have to remind you about this. For the past year you have been planning your wedding day like a mad woman! So not only has your sweet aunt Suzi told you this a dozen plus times but also your cousin Jenny […]

Apr 18, 2019

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5 things I wish brides knew about on their wedding day

1. It’s gonna fly by in a blink of an eye. I probably don’t have to remind you about this. For the past year you have been planning your wedding day like a mad woman! So not only has your sweet aunt Suzi told you this a dozen plus times but also your cousin Jenny […]

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Apr 18, 2019

megan + schroeder | northern michigan winter engagement session

Northern Michigan has had a brutal winter but it hasn’t stopped me and my cute couples from meeting up for engagement sessions. For Megan and Schroeder they braved the cold and snow and were 100% adorable the entire time we were together. We began pictures at Megan’s grandparent’s farm, stomping through 2 foot snow banks, […]

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Mar 13, 2019

Jennifer + Kevin | A cold & snowy engagement session

When we first scheduled their engagement session we were hoping for a snowy backdrop because at the time December wasn’t showing up for winter. And lack of snow there of. But just before their engagement session date we were blessed with a wintery blast of snowfall! However, we weren’t expecting the bitter cold temperatures it […]

Feb 15, 2019

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Jennifer + Kevin | A cold & snowy engagement session

When we first scheduled their engagement session we were hoping for a snowy backdrop because at the time December wasn’t showing up for winter. And lack of snow there of. But just before their engagement session date we were blessed with a wintery blast of snowfall! However, we weren’t expecting the bitter cold temperatures it […]

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Feb 15, 2019

lacey + zach | northern michigan engagement session

We had to cancel their original date for their engagement session only because it was raining, windy and downright miserable outside. Lacey really wanted snow for their pictures. I was so on board with this! We rescheduled for a week later, me crossing my fingers AND toes hoping for at least some snow. As luck […]

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Jan 23, 2019

Desiree + Jake | Alpena, Michigan Engagement session

When couples as adorable as Desiree and Jake contact me to schedule an engagement session I get so excited to meet up with them. Leading up to their session we were in touch figuring out a location for their pictures. We also talked about outfit ideas for them to wear. They wanted a casual feel […]

Dec 10, 2018

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Desiree + Jake | Alpena, Michigan Engagement session

When couples as adorable as Desiree and Jake contact me to schedule an engagement session I get so excited to meet up with them. Leading up to their session we were in touch figuring out a location for their pictures. We also talked about outfit ideas for them to wear. They wanted a casual feel […]

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Dec 10, 2018

brock + alyssa | August 25, 2018 Alpena, MI Wedding

I first met Alyssa about 6 years ago to create her high school senior pictures. She was and still is the most grateful and kindest person you will ever meet. I never imagined I would one day be photographing her wedding day. But last weekend that happened and it was the most beautiful celebration ever. […]

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Aug 31, 2018

maya + jordan | august 18, 2018 wedding

“Marriage is a gift of God our Creator, whose intention is that husband and wife should be united in heart, body and mind. In their union they fulfill their love for each other.” Witnessing and documenting Maya and Jordan’s wedding day was an honor for me. Each and every couple I am their wedding photographer […]

Aug 23, 2018

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maya + jordan | august 18, 2018 wedding

“Marriage is a gift of God our Creator, whose intention is that husband and wife should be united in heart, body and mind. In their union they fulfill their love for each other.” Witnessing and documenting Maya and Jordan’s wedding day was an honor for me. Each and every couple I am their wedding photographer […]

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Aug 23, 2018

nicole + mike | a northern michigan wedding

Nicole and Mike couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful August day for their wedding. When I look back on their December engagement session it was bitter cold and I remember telling them at least we will be warmer when their wedding day arrives. It absolutely was!! This year’s summer around northern Michigan has been […]

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Aug 14, 2018