Urban Detroit Senior Session // Alissa // Centerline High School Class of 2020

  When I first spoke with Alissa and talked about what she wanted in her Senior images, she knew right away the urban, hip feel of Downtown Detroit is where she wanted to be.  With the tall buildings and the Rec Cen towering off in the distance. Where abandoned lots full of weeds and debrisContinue reading “Urban Detroit Senior Session // Alissa // Centerline High School Class of 2020”

Lauren + Trevor Autumn Wedding The Vault Holly, Michigan

Michigan in the Fall. Trees are making their magic transition from vibrant green to blazing orange, red and yellow.  The scent of apples mingle with wafts of smoke from burning wood fires.  Fields of hay sway in the cool breeze their fronds glowing amber in the afternoon sun.  Apple orchards laden with fruit ready forContinue reading “Lauren + Trevor Autumn Wedding The Vault Holly, Michigan”

The Benefit of Having a First Look

First look or Not?  How to decide if it’s for you. It’s finally here.  Your wedding day.  The day you have dreamed of since childhood.  Or at least the last year while you have been busy planning all the wonderful little details.  The day when you will marry your best friend surrounded by family andContinue reading “The Benefit of Having a First Look”

Historic Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum Savannah Wedding

Oh, Savannah!  How I love thee. Savannah is one of those places you can step back in time.  Where as soon as you close your car door the 21st Century fades away.  The literal stepping through Lewis’s wardrobe into Narnia.  Such is the allure of sultry Savannah. If you listen closely you will hear theContinue reading “Historic Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum Savannah Wedding”

5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Wedding Photographer

You are engaged!  Woo hoo and congratulations.  After the initial excitement dies down, the overwhelming experience of wedding planning kicks in. Either you love it or you hate it, but either way it will involve countless hours or research, budget crunching and plenty of wine.  Am I right? Along with finding the perfect venue, selectingContinue reading “5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Wedding Photographer”

Wilka & Jerry Intimate Elopement Celebration Gardens Winter Park, Florida

I had the pleasure of capturing an intimate elopement ceremony for Wilka & Jerry at Celebration Gardens in Winter Park, Florida last Saturday on a glorious, Florida summer day.  The venue is a hidden gem in downtown Winter Park, featuring a beautiful gazebo, trellised gardens, and cobblestone pathways.  Tropical flowers line the walkways or cascadeContinue reading “Wilka & Jerry Intimate Elopement Celebration Gardens Winter Park, Florida”

Dreamy Lavender and Sage Desert Wedding Styled Shoot

Part of being a professional photographer is continuing your education and growth.  Nothing compares to the week long training at WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photography International) which happens every February in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hailing from the Mid-West, it is not often I get to experience the soft, dreamy colors and unique landscape of theContinue reading “Dreamy Lavender and Sage Desert Wedding Styled Shoot”

Historic Bonnet House & Gardens Fort Lauderdale, Florida Sage & Rose Stylized Shoot

I love getting together with other creatives. I recently had the opportunity to participate in an amazing stylized shoot organized by Styled Shoots Across America and the talented Manda Weaver of Manda Weaver Weddings, at the Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. From the moment I arrived (yes, I got there over 30 minutes early,Continue reading “Historic Bonnet House & Gardens Fort Lauderdale, Florida Sage & Rose Stylized Shoot”

“I do” How To: 5 Tips to keeping Your Timeline on Track

Wedding planning.  Either you love it, or you hate it. It’s the mix of adrenaline filled emotions running on high, with the need to check off all those pesky little items on your to do list. Often, the bride is overwhelmed with all of the decisions she is facing.  And figuring out exactly how eachContinue reading ““I do” How To: 5 Tips to keeping Your Timeline on Track”