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POSTED IN: Weddings

This spring I had the opportunity to assist Laurenda Marie Photography at an absolutely stunning City Flats Ballroom wedding. If you’ve never been to City Flats Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids, it is a super cool old building. The ballroom that now hosts elegant weddings and events actually used to be a bank. It features […]

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Yesterday’s Bay Pointe Inn wedding was a photographer’s dream. Gorgeous venue. Lots of sunshine. Super sweet couple. And a really fun wedding party. Plus, I was shooting with one of my really good friends, Jenna, from Jenna Rose Photography. Thanks so much for having me along! One of my favorite moments of every wedding celebration […]

POSTED IN: Weddings

Wedding days are simultaneously exciting, romantic, fun, and sometimes bittersweet for us photographers. Gabi and Arthur’s beautiful black tie wedding was definitely all of those things. Over the last few months, Gabi has felt like so much more than a client. We instantly connected over Instagram and have spent so much time getting to know […]

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If you don’t like beautiful people, gorgeous flowers, bright colors, or delicious treats, this post might not be for you. But if you do, keep scrolling because I have SO much to share with you! This citrus inspired styled shoot was EVERYTHING. My friend Sam from Samantha Joy Photography shared this mood board with me […]

I say it all the time, but I just have the absolute best clients. This capitol building engagement session is literally what a photographer’s dreams are made of! Not only is the historic building a stunning backdrop, but it actually means something to Gabi and Arthur. This gorgeous Lansing landmark is where the two of […]

I don’t know about you, but I am personally so happy that Spring finally seems to be here to stay. You never quite know what you’re going to get with April in Michigan. Could be sunshine. Could be snow. Usually lots of rain. But here we are, not quite May yet, and the trees are […]

I decided to do something a little different on the blog today… I’m posting only black & white images from this session! I know, sounds crazy, right? But I personally adore black and white images. By eliminating color, your eyes can better focus on the subject and the emotion of an image. Don’t get me […]

POSTED IN: Weddings

This is just the dreamiest shoot! If you love pink, orange, and big fluffy flowers, this shoot is for you! Not long ago, my friend Sam and I were chatting about all the cool murals we had noticed around downtown. It didn’t take long for us to decide they would be cool spots for a […]

POSTED IN: Personal, Portraits

I’m going to be an auntie (again!). I adore watching all of my couples grow their little families. However, it’s an extra special experience when it’s your own sister. It feels like just a few weeks ago that I watched Marissa and Paul say “I do,” and now in just a few weeks, they will […]

POSTED IN: Weddings

When Sheila from Copper & Lace event rentals reached out about a boho terracotta themed styled shoot she was putting together at Venue3Two asking if I wanted to participate, my answer was an immediate “Yes!” Venue3Two is one of my favorites here in West Michigan. The long list of other incredible vendors collaborating to bring […]

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