Planning your engagement session is exciting! It’s the launch into your wedding prep season, the start of save the dates, and let’s be honest a great reason to go shopping! But while you’re dreaming of outfits, hair and shoes don’t forget about your hands and ring! Hand Check list -manicure -lotion (for dry hands use […]

Here is the great thing about technology! When unable to leave your home, you are still able to wedding plan from the comfort of your couch (and maybe with snacks involved too!).  Could be you are unable to visit your venue in person because of the pandemic, or perhaps it is distance and scheduling. Either […]

With everything going on in the world I needed something to put my mind to. I was tired of cleaning out closets, and washing walls, so the obvious next task…my business! I want to share a few helpful tips for wedding vendors and small businesses in general that I have come across. Starting it off […]

Yes, we are Mid-Michigan wedding photographers but until recently it was rare for us to photograph weddings in our area! We photograph weddings all over Michigan and further but to be honest it was nice to have such a short drive in the middle of winter! Kyle and Kansas’s wedding day was not only sunny […]

We see several amazing and beautiful weddings every year! Because of this we get asked often by future couples “is there any wedding suggestions you have for us?” I usually answer with the same tip… the wedding cake placement.  This delicious part of the day often gets crammed in a corner. I get it, it’s […]

To look or not to look… that is the question! (that I get asked OFTEN) A first look is where the bride and groom opt to see one another BEFORE the ceremony. After photographing several weddings I wanted to give our top reasons on why a first look can be a great idea!  Nerves. It’s […]

Life is precious. We hear it all the time, we consider it now and then, but there are moments, or events, when it is driven into the very core of your heart. You look at a child laughing in a new way, the smell of the person you love is gulped in each time you […]

This wedding day was unique for me! The bride Kali is a friend, and even helped second shoot some weddings a few years back! The day we met she started telling me “when I get married, you’re going to be my photographer.” As time would tick by and we would meet or chat quickly online […]

The wedding day began with the sounds of the soft waves lapping beside the Baypoint Boathouse. The rooms filled with excitement and joy as Marlee and her girls were getting ready. The bride and groom had been waiting for this day, and now that it had arrived even the water seemed happy. Andrew and Marlee […]

One of our favorite parts of living in Michigan are the gorgeous lakes and stunning views. Which means when a bride chooses her childhood home for pictures on the water, and then has her reception on beautiful Grand Traverse Bay, we are officially surrounded by all our favorite things! Water, stunning people, good music, and […]