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It’s been a long winter here in Michigan, and to say I’ve missed shooting during that slower season is an understatement! Last weekend I had the opportunity to second shoot a wedding. We had a blast, but all that did was make me want more photography in my life. I can’t wait for this season […]

POSTED IN: Personal

If you saw my last post, you know that I recently turned thirty. To celebrate, my boyfriend and I planned a wonderful Caribbean cruise getaway with one of my best girlfriends and her guy. And what perfect timing, with all this nasty winter weather we’ve been having here in the Midwest! We went back and […]

POSTED IN: Personal

Thirty, flirty, and thriving. I was fifteen when the movie 13 Going on 30 came out in 2004. (Does that make anyone else feel old?!) Basically the perfect age to completely relate to the main character and the entire premise of the movie. If you haven’t seen it, it’s about a young teenage girl who […]

POSTED IN: Personal

Babe, Today we add another candle on your cake, but it’s so much more than that. It’s another year of amazing memories, inside jokes, uncontrollable laughter, and another year getting to call you my guy. Today I’ve known you for 253 days. I’m so thankful for every day we have had together. I can’t wait […]

Goodbye 2018, hello 2019! Scrolling through social media this morning, I’m seeing a TON of posts reviewing all of the amazing things that happened in 2018, as well as goals, hopes, and dreams for the coming year. For me, 2018 wasn’t without its challenges, but all in all was a pretty spectacular year. I visited […]

POSTED IN: Weddings

The quiet sanctuary of St. Jude church was filled with a bout of laughter as Andrew unfolded a piece of paper so long that the bottom hit the floor at his feet. That paper was his vows. As he began to read and recount the story of how he and Kimberly met and fell in […]

Kimberly and Andrew are tying the knot TOMORROW so this engagement session is hitting the blog just in time! This sweet couple is originally from West Michigan, but have been living out in sunny California! It’s a first for me to photograph a couple’s engagement session and wedding in the same week, but I’m glad […]

POSTED IN: Portraits

Oh, Michigan. I have a love-hate relationship with your weather. When it comes to the cold and snow, I’m not a very big fan. The shoveling. The crappy driving conditions. The sting of cold air on your face. Let’s face it, there’s not a lot to love about this time of the year if you’re […]

POSTED IN: For My Brides

Five Wedding Planning Tips for Every Bride You just made the easiest decision of your life and said “Yes!” to your best friend!┬áCongratulations! You’ve taken all the selfies, called all your loved ones, and celebrated. But you’re no wedding planner, and now that the confetti has settled, you’re wondering what to do next. If you’re […]

I’ll never forget the first time I flipped through my grandparents’ wedding album. We were helping my grandma gather photos and prepare for my grandma and grandpa’s 50th anniversary party. Fifty years. Having only been on this earth for thirty, it’s hard to truly wrap my mind around such a milestone. Page after page of […]

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