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Rachel and Dan’s Meadowbrook Hall Engagement Session When Rachel and Dan called me to talk about wedding photography, I was tickled when they told me how they found me. “You photographed our friends’ wedding, Shaina and Terry at Meadowbrook as well” Rachel explained. That was nearly five years ago and I remember it well. We […]

July 7, 2020

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The Whitney, Detroit wedding of Grace and Ali I have to admit, when I got the email from Corrina at Petit Fleur Events, I was a little flummoxed. Corrina emailed me earlier in the summer about my availability for a wedding on a Tuesday. I laughed to myself looking at the email, thinking “Ah, yep! […]

June 29, 2020

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Joe and Taylor’s Intimate Backyard Wedding. Wedding during the time of Covid-19 certainly are interesting and memorable. Years of planning, thousands of decisions, and hundreds of hour of gleeful anticipation turn out to be fruitless as officials change the landscape for social gatherings on a near weekly basis. As the saying goes, “every cloud has […]

June 23, 2020

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I knew it was going to be a crazy fun wedding about 20 minutes into Bill and Erica’s engagement shoot. Normally, I have to add a little energy into a shoot and cut the awkwardness that comes along with having your photo taken. Nope. Instead, I was trying to keep up with these two, their […]

March 14, 2020

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Like most proposals, Jon’s started off with an email. He was looking to propose to his girlfriend when the weather turned nice. He wasn’t sure about where, but he knew he wanted it to be somewhere in Detroit as they have a long history of dates, memories, and runs in the city, including the Detroit […]

proposal on belle isle detroit

March 9, 2020

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Before I tell the story of this same-sex proposal photography shoot, I want to take this moment to share a little bit about what this proposal means to me and the role it plays in the arc of my photography career. Some people may be put off by this proposal and decide to unfollow me […]

February 26, 2020

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I have to be honest: I was a little nervous photographing Greg’s marriage proposal to Lindsey. Normally, I like to meet with the guy proposing at the location, walk him through the proposal, and answer any questions he may have. Our schedules didn’t align but luckily, I recently photographed another proposal at the Detroit Institute […]

February 20, 2020

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Standing in the small elevator with all of our gear, I exhaled a deep breath. “You okay?” my wife asked. “Yeah, just a little nervous” I replied. The first time I met Jaclyn and Chef was on their wedding day. They recently came into town from Chicago, but our hectic holiday schedules prevented us from […]

January 21, 2020

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Monish sent me a short email stating that he was looking to propose to his girlfriend this weekend. Yes, THIS WEEKEND! I knew we had to get on the phone and get to work. He did some research and had a few ideas, but nothing that really spoke to his heart. As Monish and I […]

Proposal in the Detroit Institute of Arts

January 12, 2020

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I was so happy and excited for Kelly when Adam proposed to her during a vacation on the east coast. Having known both of them, I couldn’t imagine a better partner for each of them. A few weeks later, Adam called me and gave me one of the nicest compliments a photographer can hear. “The […]

December 27, 2019

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One of the things I really appreciate about Adam and Mariel is they made all things wedding their own. We photographed their engagement session at a private residence prior to their engagement party. The event was a classy yet humble affair. Their wedding was very much the same – classy and humble. There was no […]

jewish wedding at Planterra

November 26, 2019

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When it came time to plan Lyndsey and Greg’s wedding day, one thing was noted. “I love nature and pine trees,” Lyndsey told me. It made perfect sense. We photographed their engagement session in the forests surrounding Shepard’s Hollow Golf Course, yielding some beautiful, nature-filled images. Their Oak Arbor Church wedding would follow suit. Nestled […]

November 16, 2019

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It was sometime around 2009 when I mentioned to the students in my US History class that I wanted to get more into wedding photography. I felt like one of my young students myself, holding onto this dream, unsure how it works or how I would accomplish it, but knowing that there was something inside […]

November 9, 2019

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Last December, I got an email from a very enthusiastic guy looking to propose to his then-girlfriend at the Detroit Athletic Club. I wasn’t exactly sure who I was looking for as I stood in the lobby of the esteemed club. I quickly realized, as Jeff approached, that the enthusiasm and charisma presented in the […]

November 5, 2019

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Catie and Nathan had a gorgeous Stony Creek fall engagement session, capturing peak Michigan fall colors in their favorite habitat – nature. Nathan proposed to Catie while on a hike at Mills Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. (Yes there are photos. Yes they are gorgeous, adorable, and epic all at the same time.) When […]

October 31, 2019

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Every once in a while, I will work with a “yes” couple. These turn out to be the best weddings in so many ways – from the experience to the photos. From the very beginning, Jacqueline and Matt were a “yes” couple. Perhaps THE “yes” couple, always saying yes to my ideas and suggestions. During […]

Mari Vineyards wedding

October 17, 2019

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Melissa and Adriano’s Castle Farm Wedding in Charlevoix, Michigan. “You’re crazy” was the typical response. “You are going to drive to Castle Farms, shoot a wedding, and drive home all in the same day?” “I know, but once you start shooting on a wedding day, you get this huge rush of energy. I think I […]

wedding at Castle Farms Charlevoix

October 16, 2019

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Andy and Sarah’s Gem Theatre Wedding Downtown Detroit It was a day that many were waiting for – Andy and Sarah’s wedding day. There were so many moving parts and special elements to their wedding, it was fun to see it all come together like a choreographed dance. I can’t go any further without giving […]

September 30, 2019

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Just when I thought I could have any more fun with Katie and Mike after their boating engagement session, they decide to have a gorgeous and laughter-filled wedding at Solitude Links in Kimball, Michigan. I shot a wedding there before and loved the results. The only concern I had about their wedding day was the […]

September 29, 2019

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One of the best parts of my job is making clients happy. That is intentionally vague because happiness can be delivered in many aspects: answering emails quickly, taking beautiful photos, bring couples’ wedding day visions to life…you name it. Working with Taylor and Ken on their Meadowbrook Hall wedding wasn’t just delivering happiness, it was […]

Meadowbrook Hall

September 20, 2019

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