Today, I am excited to share with you the wedding story of Mike + Kristen. You may recognize these two from their engagement session this summer (don’t worry – here’s a link in case you’d like to check it out!). From the moment I sat down with Mike + Kristen, I was so delighted to tell their story. These two love each other and they love their beautiful city – and the entire celebration was a true reflection of that.

Family + friends gathered for an intimate, memorable, and stellar evening in honor of these newlyweds. The wedding was held in the ever-awesome city of Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was so great to celebrate amongst the excitement of ArtPrize – and despite the crowds, we managed to enjoy some art and have fun making portraits around town. The ceremony + reception were both held at the Downtown Market. It was my first time shooting a wedding there and it did not disappoint!

Honestly, it’s really hard to put into words how wonderful this day was – so, I’ll let the photos do the rest of the talking ;) Without further adieu… here’s a little peak into Mike + Kristen’s wedding story…

The ladies got ready at The Lafayette House… a perfect little bed + breakfast in the historical district of GR.
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Sometimes, you just have to do a surprise Harlem Shake to kick off the reception… right? :)
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Guests had to answer trivia questions about M + K in order to win the right to go through the buffet line… it got pretty crazy :)
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Dessert was delicious ice cream from Love’s Ice Cream. Yummmmm!
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They had the BEST live band join them for the evening… Brena! These guys are SUPER talented and provided an awesome dance party for all the guests!
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2 Comments

  1. JENN. SO GOOD. Absolutely beautiful images! I hope you are so so so proud of these! Nailed it.

  2. JENN. SO GOOD. Absolutely beautiful images! I hope you are so so so proud of these! Nailed it.

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