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Bay View Weddings at Gallagher Farms | Molly + Colin’s Summer Celebration

September 25, 2022 / Session Stories

Molly and Colin chose Bay View Weddings at Gallagher Farms for the breathtaking views of the Grand Traverse Bay in Cedar, Michigan. Bay View has everything you could hope for out of a wedding venue. ...

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Visions at CenterPointe wedding ceremony

Visions at CenterPointe | Travis + Larissa’s Wedding in Traverse City

September 25, 2022 / Session Stories

Larissa and Travis had their wedding at Visions in CenterPointe on the Bay in Traverse City. It was a beautiful summer day in September. Travis got ready with his men at their nearby home in Traverse...

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Mackinaw City Engagement photographer

Mackinaw City Engagement Photographer | Kelsey + Brad @ The Mackinac Bridge

September 24, 2022 / Session Stories

Brad and Kelsey hired me to capture their wedding next year in Gaylord. Before that day comes, they had me meet them to capture some engagement photos in Mackinaw City for their Save-The-Dates. Th...

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City View Loft Chicago wedding

City View Loft | Rachel + Joe’s Chicago Wedding

September 24, 2022 / Session Stories

I photographed Rachel and Joe's proposal while they were on vacation in Traverse City. I was honored to also be asked to capture their wedding day at the City View Loft in Chicago. These two had a ...

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Mackinac Island Elopement photographer

Mackinac Island Elopement Photographer | Kayla + Sheldon Elope @ Mission Point Resort

September 20, 2022 / Session Stories

A week before their elopement on Mackinac Island, Kayla and Sheldon reached out to me to ask if I would be their photographer. It was a Monday that I was available for, so I was happy to make the sho...

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Hotel Walloon Proposal photographer

Hotel Walloon Proposal Photographer | Paul Proposes to Chantal in Walloon Lake

September 20, 2022 / Session Stories

Hotel Walloon was the perfect location for Paul's proposal to Chantal while they were on vacation in Walloon Lake, Michigan. In this case, Paul came to me with the plan. He drew a map, put it in a bot...

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Gaylord senior photographer

Gaylord Senior Photographer | Connor’s Portrait Session

September 20, 2022 / Session Stories

Technically Connor didn't do a senior session for his senior year of high school in Gaylord but a little late is better than never! I met Connor downtown Gaylord for a sunset session in the alpine...

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Lakes of the north senior session photographer

Lakes of the North Photographer | Joselyn’s Senior Sunset to Blue Hour Shoot

September 20, 2022 / Session Stories

When my niece needed senior photos, she came to me to capture this time in her life. "Just meet me in Lakes of the North," I told her. I grew up in this little neighborhood and know all the best place...

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Traverse city summer proposal

Traverse City Summer Proposal | Andrew Proposes to Savannah

August 24, 2022 / Session Stories

Traverse City is the perfect location for a summer proposal, and I'd love to be the photographer there to document the occasion. When Andrew reached out to me in the spring with plans to propose whil...

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Beach house restaurant on deer lake

Beach House Restaurant on Deer Lake, Boyne Falls | Colleen and Jay’s Surprise Elopement

August 24, 2022 / Weddings

The Beach House Restaurant on Deer Lake was the perfect location for Colleen and Jay's surprise elopement. Colleen and Jay knew they didn't want a big wedding day so this worked out perfectly. They k...

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OLD MISSION POINT BEACH

Old Mission Point Engagement Session | Rachel + Matthew’s Sunrise Session

August 23, 2022 / Session Stories

After photographing Rachel and Matthew's proposal in the spring, I was excited to get to know them a little more during their engagement session at Old Mission Point Lighthouse beach. Rachel and Matt...

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Stafford's Perry Hotel

Stafford’s Perry Hotel Wedding | Hillary + Patric’s Celebration

August 11, 2022 / Session Stories

Stafford's Perry Hotel Wedding Petoskey is a quaint bigger town located on the Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan. Hillary and Patric's love for Northern Michigan led them to chose the Stafford's Perr...

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Brown Bridge Quiet Area

Brown Bridge Quiet Area | Kim + Peter’s Sunset Engagement Session

August 10, 2022 / Session Stories

Brown Bridge Quiet Area sunset session. Kim and Peter plan to get married in Oregon later this year but needed some engagement photos for save-the-dates first. Brown Bridge Quiet Area is a favorite p...

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Chateau Chantal Proposal photographer

Chateau Chantal Proposal Photographer | Michael Proposes to Taylor

August 10, 2022 / Session Stories

Michael wanted to propose to his girlfriend Taylor while they were visiting Northern Michigan. It worked in perfectly with their wine tour on Old Mission Peninsula, although the weather had different ...

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Lake Michigan Proposal

Lake Michigan Proposal | Emma + Michael’s Sunrise Dune Adventure

August 6, 2022 / Session Stories

Michael planned to propose to Emma during their sunrise adventure out to Lake Michigan. As a barista, he made a cold brew to bring out, along with some morning snacks for him and Emma to enjoy while t...

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Mackinac Island Wedding Photographer

Mackinac Island Wedding Photographer | Jen + Jon’s Summer Celebration

August 4, 2022 / Session Stories

From my very first call with Jen, I could tell we were going to get along great. It was like we were already long-time friends chatting about her and Jon's future wedding on Mackinac Island. I was sto...

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Ols Mission Peninsula Proposal

Old Mission Peninsula Proposal | Chad’s Sunset Beach Adventure with Emily

July 13, 2022 / Session Stories

Old Mission Peninsula Proposal Chad reached out to me just a couple weeks before his vacation with his long time girlfriend Emily. While they were visiting Northern Michigan, he really wanted to prop...

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Mackinac Island Proposal Photographer

Mackinac Island Proposal Photographer | Zachary Proposes to Alyssa

July 13, 2022 / Session Stories

Mackinac Island Proposal Photographer When Zach reached out to me about his plans to visit Mackinac Island and propose to his girlfriend Alyssa, I was all in. So we talked about his vision and expect...

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Esch Rd Beach Maternity shoot

Esch Rd Beach Maternity Session | Latoiya + Lebron’s Beach Adventure

June 21, 2022 / Session Stories

Esch Rd Beach is a large lakeshore in Sleeping Bear Dunes. Latoiya and Lebron drove 4 hours up from Detroit for their maternity session at this beach. This will likely be their last vacation before th...

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Mancelona photographer

Sophia’s Senior Session | Mancelona Photographer

June 16, 2022 / Uncategorized

Sophia and I met on a spring day in Mancelona for me to photograph her senior session. While she had actually graduated the year before, this was a long overdue session for herself. I was happy to be...

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