heather + jason // downtown detroit engagement session

I met Heather last fall at a photo workshop that I was teaching. She was genuine + kind, and I instantly felt drawn to her personality + joy. I learned that she is a mom to beautiful daughter, she loves photography + sports, and works at a golf club… my kind of girl! Fast forward several months… and I get an email from Heather saying that she is recently engaged and planning a wedding… I couldn’t wait to hear more! Turns out, she met + fell in love with a man who also loves sports, golfing, and her daughter! :) […]

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mike + ashley // southwest michigan wedding

Mike + Ashley serendipitously met in college… as two shy souls on the middle of a dance floor. They had an instant connection and amidst transition, travels, and training a pup, they continued to fall deeper in love and blend their lives together. Work settled them both in NYC (you may remember their Manhattan engagement session from this past winter!) and they began planning their wedding soon after Mike proposed on a trip to Maine. It didn’t take them long to decide on a wedding in Michigan where Ashley spent most of her summers. Though they have traveled the world […]

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sarah + brendan // engagement

So often, I think about how fun my job is and how wonderful it is that I get to photograph people and their relationships for a living. But even more than that, I’m often floored by how lucky I am to get to reconnect with friends from my past and celebrate some pretty momentous occasions with them. One such friend is Sarah! She + I have known each other since middle school. We were buddies throughout high school – we attended the same youth group together and many of my memories from that era involve Sarah somehow! I recall her […]

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chris + david // st. joseph engagement photography

One of our favorite places to spend our time together is on the shore of Lake Michigan… and some of our favorite towns are “lake towns”. Something about the vast blue water, the fresh air, the local shops… it is calming + rejuvenating. We will rarely miss an opportunity to spend time there – for work or fun :) So when Chris suggested we do their engagement pictures near their home in Saint Joseph – we were delighted! We had a wonderful afternoon together walking along the bluff downtown and by the pier + dunes along the water. These two […]

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