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I am so excited to share this colorful Jackson wedding! Perfect weather, amazing vendors, fun murals for portraits, and a great couple are every photographer’s dream and this wedding had it all. Krissy and Cody have the best friends and family. Everyone seemed so excited to celebrate their union. Throughout the beautiful ceremony, officiated by […]

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Gabi and David are married! Well, it sure has been awhile since we’ve had a wedding post around here! And I couldn’t have asked for a better couple to celebrate with for my first wedding back after having our son. These two¬†put together the most beautiful outdoor wedding at Vintage Garden Barn, and said “I […]

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My heart is so full after Mike & Sarah’s big day! You may remember their downtown Chicago engagement session a couple months ago. We had so much fun that morning wandering around getting to know each other, and I’ve been eagerly awaiting their Haymarket Taproom wedding ever since! Sarah is a talented graphic designer and […]

A dream is a wish your heart makes… This Cinderella inspired shoot at Venue3Two was a literal fairytale brought to life. Shades of beautiful blues, pinks, and creams and the subtle use of pumpkins made the historic mansion more enchanting than ever. Every time I have the opportunity to participate in one of these shoots, […]

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This past Saturday I got to second shoot for my good friend, Jenna of Jenna Rose Photography, and I am so excited to share these photos with you! When I got Saturday’s itinerary and saw we would be capturing a wedding at Farrand Hall, my heart did a little backflip. I LOVE history and old […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

A few days ago, I got to use my brand new Canon R6 at a fun styled shoot put together by my friend Sam from Samantha Joy Photography. I’m so excited to share this shoot with you! 2020 was a tough year to be a creative in the wedding industry. With so many events put […]

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