Southeast Michigan Wedding Photographer

KARIN & NATE // A BACKYARD WEDDING IN WATERFORD, MICHIGAN

 

It’s no secret that a backyard wedding is one of my favorite venues. There are a million reasons why it’s not always possible or practical, but there is just something so personal about opening up a family home to all of your wedding guests. Karin’s parents were able to do just that and it was really special. After the wedding ceremony at Karin & Nate’s church, everyone returned to the family home where they personally greeted every guest as they entered the door. This little gesture felt very symbolic of their new life as a married couple and the close knit group enjoyed an awesome celebration throughout the afternoon and evening with beautiful lake views. The weather came through for us with some awesome golden light. The party had bbq, garden inspired centerpieces, cupcakes, donuts, belly laughs, tears, and lots of joy. Cheers to Karin & Nate!

Venue: Woodside Bible Church & Private Residence

Day of Coordination: Purple Clover Events

Make-up artist: Hannah Price Beauty

Hair Stylist: Billy Dixon

Florist: Designs by Ella Rae

Rentals: Perry’s Tents & Events

Caterer: CAYA Smokehouse Grill

Dessert: Love and Buttercream

DJ: Love Plus One Entertainment

Dress: Becker’s Bridal

 

FEATURED ON RUFFLED LINDSEY & DREW

What a fantastic beginning to our week!  Lindsey & Drew's wedding has been featured on Ruffled!  Check out the post here, and the image gallery Ruffled featured here.  I really feel like we have gotten to know Lindsey and Drew so well over the past couple of years!  First they were the maid of honor and best man for another fantastic couple of ours - so I was thrilled when Lindsey reached out to us for their wedding photography!  We took what might just be some of my favorite engagement pictures ever, had such a blast at their wedding, and have continued to stay in touch.  They are truly the sweetest and I am so honored to see their gorgeous and classic style featured on RuffledBlog.com!

Venue: The Inn at St. John's, Flowers: Jen House Design, Hair & Makeup: Kelly Smith, Bride: Hayley Paige, Groom: Men's Warehouse, Cake: Elite Sweets, DJ: Lufru Entertainment

MELISSA & ANDREW // WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY PREVIEW // BIRMINGHAM, MI

Late fall is beautiful and unpredictable.  It can be cold, rainy, and eerie.  But that can also make for a dramatic and unique setting for a wedding, especially for Melissa and Andrew, who chose Halloween.  We absolutely loved it.  Cheers to these two for embracing the nontraditional!

 
 
 
 

Venue: The Community House, Birmingham, Additional Portrait Location: E.L. Johnson Nature Center, Florist: Ever Ours Events, Makeup: Crystal Drake, Catering: Two Unique Caterers and Events, DJ: Mike Dutkewych of Soul Deep, Bride Attire: Catherine Deane, Groom Attire: Menguin "Roma" Tux

LESLIE & BOB // WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY PREVIEW // ADRIAN, MI.

A super sweet couple.  A bright fall day.  A ceremony in a church with generations of family history.  This was a classic and genuine hometown wedding, that we were so happy to be a part of.  AND to top it all off, Bob is a dentist and his last name is Love - "Yeah, they call me Dr. Love!"