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Northern Michigan Forested Wedding

Forested Northern Michigan Wedding | Casey + Derek

May 29, 2020 / Weddings

I photographed an intimate forested Northern Michigan wedding at the Betsie River Lodge. Despite many obstacles, Casey and Derek made their wedding work, but not only did it work, it couldn't h...

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Pinball Pete’s, Ann Arbor, Michigan | Sidney + Keoni’s nighttime arcade shoot

April 29, 2020 / Session Stories

An arcade shoot Sidney and Keoni have a history with Pinball Pete's in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was no surprise that they wanted to do their couple session in the arcade where they created memories. ...

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Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City, Michigan | Pajas’ portrait session with the spring cherry blossoms

April 29, 2020 / Session Stories

Old Mission Peninsula Cherry Blossoms This beautiful spring phenomenon on the Old Mission Peninsula covers every cherry tree in the orchards with white flowers. Last spring, I was driving throug...

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Palm Springs, California | Manny + Liz’s Couple Shoot

April 28, 2020 / Session Stories

I met up with Manny and Liz on a sunny morning in El Paseo, California for our couple photoshoot. It was blue skies and full sun when we met up for our early morning shoot, which wasn't a problem for...

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Chicago, Illinois | Ari + Tommy’s Couple Shoot | Sunset to Blue Hour

April 28, 2020 / Session Stories

I met Ari through this group called Girls Love Travel. On Facebook, Girls Love Travel is basically an online community of thousands of women who travel. The group is an amazing resource for travel ti...

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Downtown Traverse City, Michigan | Merissa + Riley Couple Session

April 28, 2020 / Session Stories

Downtown Traverse City Couple Session Downtown Traverse City is a great place for photos if you are looking for a more urban setting in Northern Michigan. Merissa is a good friend of mine, so I was ...

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Planning a photoshoot in Northern Michigan | My go-to locations that incorporate nature

April 26, 2020 / Planning

Planning a photoshoot in Northern Michigan. I hope this article inspires you and helps you while planning a photoshoot in Northern Michigan. I can't even fully express how incredibly fortunate I am t...

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Sunrise, Sunset, or Blue Hour? | What’s the best time of day for your photoshoot?

April 26, 2020 / Planning

What's the best time of day for your photoshoot? First of all, scheduling your session at these times is only a recommendation, not a rule. However, the time of day we schedule our shoot plays a hug...

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Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Engagement Shoot | Hannah + Colin

April 16, 2020 / Session Stories

Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes is one of my favorite locations in Northern Michigan featuring beautiful sunsets and and unbeatable landscape views. This coast looks like California's West Coast, but no, th...

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Jordan Valley Barn Wedding | Victoria + Dylan

April 14, 2020 / Session Stories

Jordan Valley Barn Wedding Surrounded by their friends from childhood, and family from all over the state/country Victoria and Dylan tied the knot on a perfectly overcast day in Northern Michigan. ...

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Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois | Diana and James’ Couple Session

April 14, 2020 / Session Stories

Millennium Park Couple Session Chicago, Illinois is only a few hours drive from my home in Northern Michigan. Fortunately, I was already in Chicago to shoot a wedding on Saturday, so I was delighted...

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Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes in Northern Michigan | Kate + Bryan’s Elopement

April 1, 2020 / Session Stories

A Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes Elopement This adventurous couple ran around the the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes in Northern Michigan until they found the perfect spot for them to share their vows, and say “...

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Santa Barbara, California | Santa Barbara Women’s Club Wedding | Rachel + Andrew

April 1, 2020 / Session Stories

Santa Barbara Women's Club Wedding After a busy and exciting season home in Northern Michigan, I had only one more event to finish off 2019's wedding season. I was incredibly thankful that it was al...

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Las Vegas, Nevada | The Arts District Engagement Session | Taylor + Kyle

April 1, 2020 / Session Stories

The Arts District Engagement Session with Taylor and Kyle I was spending some time in Las Vegas over the winter, which also happened to be where some future clients of mine live. I’ll be filming Tay...

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What to Wear Style Guide for Couples and Engagement Shoots

April 1, 2020 / Planning

What to Wear Style Guide for Couples First of all, I never want to take away from your personal style. My goal is to make sure you are confident and comfortable wearing the outfits you choose for ou...

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Las Vegas, Nevada | Couple Shoot In The Art’s District | Ashley + Sean

February 25, 2020 / Session Stories

Ashley and Sean were the last couple I had the honor of photographing this winter in Las Vegas, Nevada. You know those people you just vibe with? Yeah, we clicked with each other really well and the ...

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Death Valley, California | Sunset Elopement in Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes | Styled Shoot with Kylie + Austin

February 24, 2020 / Session Stories

I just returned home after a 6 week road trip in Australia. While I enjoyed my trip thoroughly, I was anxious to get creative again in the U.S. When Berkley D Photography announced she wanted to put o...

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