Session Stories

Curated and written with love by Nicole Geri Harrington

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...

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...

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...

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...

Esch Road Beach Elopement Sleeping Bear Dunes

Esch Road Beach Elopement | Erin + Andrew’s Intimate Wedding Followed by a Pyramid Point Hike

June 16, 2022 / Session Stories

Erin and Andrew wanted a small wedding celebration, and their Esch Road Beach elopement was everything they had hoped for. We had a fairly empty beach, as moody weather loomed ahead, this group was h...

Frankfort elopement photographer Betsey Point

Frankfort Elopement Photographer | Brielle + Akshay’s Intimate Wedding

June 15, 2022 / Weddings

Frankfort Elopement Photographer It was last minute that these two reached out to me about needing a photographer for their elopement in Frankfort. I love elopements so I was excited to share th...

Serendipity Farm Wedding Barn

Jenni + Mason’s Wedding @ Serendipity Farms | Blanchard, Mid-Michigan

June 6, 2022 / Weddings

Jenni and Mason hosted a ceremony in the nature of School Section Lake, then a held their reception in Serendipity Farms Wedding Barn. I photographed Jenni and Mason's engagement photos last year and...

Michigan Spring engagement session

Northern Michigan Spring Engagement Session | Liz + Dominic’s Sunrise Shoot

May 22, 2022 / Session Stories

Liz and Dominic's Michigan spring engagement session in Downtown Traverse City was like something out of a movie. I'm not a morning person unless I have to be, but I will most certainly get up for a ...

Airbnb proposal in Michigan

Harsh Proposes to Pramathini in Their Airbnb | Paw Paw, Michigan

May 4, 2022 / Session Stories

Harsh planned to propose to his girlfriend, Pramathini. So he decided to do it when they went on vacation, staying at an Airbnb in Paw Paw, Michigan. He rented an Airbnb, and made a plan with his fri...

Spring proposal at Chateau Chantal

Chateau Chantal Spring Proposal | Cody + Brooklyn

May 4, 2022 / Session Stories

Cody reached out to me for his spring proposal at Chateau Chantal. Chateau Chantal is one of my favorite wineries for proposals. With it being early in spring, this was my first proposal at this wine...

Traverse City Winter Proposal

Traverse City Winter Proposal | Andrew Proposes to Alexis on a Snowy Michigan Day

April 28, 2022 / Couples

Andrew and I coordinated for the perfect Traverse City winter proposal to his girlfriend Alexis. How fitting was it, it even snowed with a typical moody Michigan sky. While it was chilly and wind...

Islamorada wedding photographer

Kacey + Joe’s Intimate Beach Ceremony | Islamorada Wedding Photographer

March 20, 2022 / Session Stories

Kacey and Joe chose me as the photographer for their wedding in Islamorada. I was stoked to be the one to document their 2 part wedding. First they were holding a small ceremony in Islamorada, then h...

Green Acres Gainesville Florida

Daisy + Kevin’s Sunset Walk With Their Pups | Gainesville, Florida

January 8, 2022 / Couples

Gainesville was not meant to be a destination for me in the van journey south. I found a yoga studio in Gainesville that I loved enough to commit to 30 days of yoga. It was nice to create this routine...

Traverse City Engagement Photographer

Jenni + Mason’s Engagement Session | Traverse City, Michigan

December 28, 2021 / Session Stories

Jenni and Mason were up north for a friends wedding in Traverse City. So they took that opportunity to schedule an engagement session with me before their wedding next year. It worked out perfect with...

Sleeping Bear Point Trail Senior Session

Madeline’s Senior Session | Sleeping Bear Point Trail

December 27, 2021 / Session Stories

Madeline was blessed with the most epic sunset session out at Sleeping Bear Point Trail. We set off from the parking lot barefoot. It wasn't long before the already beautiful blue skies exploded into ...


Taylor + Kyle’s Wedding Videos from The Grove | Las Vegas, Nevada

December 9, 2021 / Videography

Like many other couples with 2020 weddings, Taylor and Kyle had to make changes in their plans and rescheduled their big day. They still legally got married in September of 2020 but held off their big...

Traverse City Wedding Vendors

My Favorite Traverse City Wedding Vendors

November 29, 2021 / Planning

Figuring out where to start when planning for a wedding can be daunting. Thankfully, all it takes is a team of professionals to help relieve that stress and bring your wedding dreams to life. The hard...

mom helps bride

Tips For The Best Getting Ready Photos On Your Wedding Day

November 23, 2021 / Planning

It will be the getting ready photos that you'll be first to view in your beautifully curated wedding gallery. Although, this part of the wedding is often overlooked in aesthetics. Here are some tips t...

family photos with dogs

Tips For A Successful Photo Shoot Including Your Dog

November 23, 2021 / Planning

When asked, "Can I bring my dog?" My answer will be an excited, "Yes!" My fur baby, Kovu, is the sweetest Texas Heeler who loves to run, jump, play, and knows quite a few tricks. She brings joy to...

Maritime Museum Beach Elopement

Tom + Katie Elope at the Maritime Museum | Sleeping Bear Dunes

November 22, 2021 / Session Stories

Tom and Katie didn't want to have a big wedding. Instead, these two had an intimate summer ceremony at the Maritime Museum Beach. They gathered their family on a sunny day at Sleeping Bear Dunes. Sec...