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These posts are typically fairly difficult to write. Pre-engagement session, we might email back and forth with a client a few times, learn more about them via social media, and then spend an hour or so chatting as we finally take their photos. It can be difficult to learn enough about them to eloquently tell […]

Last night, we had the makings of an absolutely perfect woodsy nature trail engagement session! Beautiful weather, gorgeous surroundings, and a super fun couple. Alana and Chris have been together for fourteen years, and are officially tying the knot on their anniversary this September! After hanging out and getting to know them better, I cannot […]

Love is not canceled. In light of all that has happened in 2020, I feel this is an important reminder. Concerts, festivals, and events of all kinds are being postponed or canceled. But love? Love is definitely not canceled. If you’re a bride or groom that has had to change their 2020 weddings plans, I […]

This Glass House Community styled shoot was an absolute dream! My good friend and colleague, Sam from Samantha Joy Photo, started dreaming up this shoot a couple months ago. She had a vision, a color palette, and her grandma’s china, and the rest just took off from there. I don’t know how she does it. […]

One of the first questions brides ask me after booking is what Grand Rapids engagement session locations I recommend. Michigan is truly a beautiful place so your options are seemingly endless! The first thing you should determine is the “vibe” you want for your session. Are you outdoorsy, nature-type people? If so, I’d recommend a […]

This trip had been in the works for months, but when Melissa and Joel announced their engagement in December, I just had to talk them into a Savannah engagement session. I’m so glad they obliged! Capturing their love for each other was an honor. We had the most stunning day in a setting straight out […]

Picking out my favorite photos is always easy, but these blog posts are always a bit challenging to write. Trying to tell the story of a couple you don’t know well and do it justice is no easy task. I would argue, though, that telling the story of someone you know very well is even […]

I first met Dominique at a bridal show I recently attended at City Flats. She and her fiancĂ©, Tyler, won my giveaway, and we had been trying to make this autumn engagement session happen for quite some time now. FOUR reschedules due to rain, rain, and more rain this month! I couldn’t believe it! I’ve […]

I say this a lot…. but it’s a fact that I have the very best clients. Taylor and Jason are certainly no exception. These two are a couple of the kindest, most down-to-earth people; it’s so nice having clients with whom you feel like you could be great friends. I had a hunch they would […]

Sixty. That’s how many beautiful years of marriage Chuck and Chris celebrated on May 29th. I have to admit, it’s tough to wrap my mind around that; sixty years is twice my lifetime! It was an honor to have been chosen to capture their beautiful anniversary party at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Perfect […]

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