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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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