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I have said it so many times and I will say it again: the best part about photography are the people you meet.  A few years ago, I shot Ryan and Katelyn’s gorgeous wedding at Sweetest Heart of Mary in Detroit and later Villa Penna’s in Sterling Heights.  We had so much fun working together […]

September 20, 2017

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Two years ago, Michelle and Doug had a beautiful wedding at one of Detroit’s finest venues – the Detroit Athletic Club.  To celebrate their two year anniversary and growing family, Michelle and Doug wanted to relive some of their favorite moments of their day before making it official before God and get married at St. […]

September 15, 2017

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A huge part, almost responsibility, of my job as a wedding photographer is to help educate couples.  I educate them about the wedding market, refer them to trusted vendors, help them with their timeline, photo locations, what to wear during engagement sessions, even down to how to hold the bouquet on the wedding day.  One […]

September 9, 2017

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In just a few days, I will be celebrating 10 years as a wedding photographer.  (I will also be celebrating three years of going bald.  I wonder if those two are related…)  With nearly 200 weddings under my belt, I feel like I am part-wedding photographer, part-wedding planner.  Below are 3 Tips to Plan Your […]

September 2, 2017

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Anna’s excitement practically jumped off the page.  “Brian!  I am getting married?  Do you have our date available?  Any ideas for locations?  I trust you with whatever you want to do.”  Longacre House Farmington Hills Wedding “Wow,” I thought to myself.  As I sat down to reply to Anna’s email, I recalled how warm of […]

August 26, 2017

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I was lucky enough to get to know Marina indirectly through her circle of friends.  She was a bridesmaid in her friends’ weddings, which I also photographed.  When it came time for her day, I was lucky enough to be at the top of her wedding planning list.  I hadn’t met Zac yet, but I […]

August 18, 2017

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When I met with Kate and Mike to discuss their wedding, it was obvious from their personalities and the way they spoke of their family that their wedding would not only be fun, it would focus on relationships: the relationships with each other, with family, with friends, and everyone else who has played a role […]

August 8, 2017

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About two months ago, Sam emailed me and shared an idea with me: she wanted to do a 1-year anniversary shoot with Matt, revisiting where they did their first look, recreate the gourmet cupcakes they ate, and share a bottle of champagne and laughs as they celebrate their first year of marriage.  I loved it! […]

July 28, 2017

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Planning a proposal is tough and nerve-wracking.  I know because did it.  I had about four different ideas of when, where, and how bouncing around until I finally decided on how I was going to do it.  (If you are looking for some tips on planning the perfect proposal, read this!)  As it turns out, […]

July 22, 2017

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A few months ago, I blogged about the fun I had hanging out with Stephanie and Dylan on Michigan State’s campus.  It was a very memorable afternoon as Stephanie and I compared classroom notes and stores (we are both teachers.)  The warmth and friendship that was displayed between Stephanie and Dylan during their engagement session […]

July 19, 2017

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