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When Jill called me and asked about wedding photography, I had a flashback.  Years ago, I photographed her senior photos!  I couldn’t believe the years passed so quickly.  She was a beautiful person with a heart of gold, so I knew that the man who married her would be equally special.  (I was right.)  When […]

July 12, 2017

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I think my first encounter with Whitney on the morning of her wedding day foreshadowed what they day was going to be.  As I walked up to the house, all I could hear was music blaring, girls singing, and laughter breaking out.  Whitney and her bridesmaids were having so much fun, I had to knock […]

July 7, 2017

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Anytime I talk with couples about photographing their engagement, I always start out with the same question: “What is an important place to you?”  Places have meaning.  I know that I will always look at the Petoskey Pier, where I proposed, in a special light now.  All of my favorite memories are tied to specific […]

June 30, 2017

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Like most of us, when I receive a call from a different state, I normally am a bit skeptical to pick it up.  This unknown number rang, then sent me a friendly text introducing themselves.  I called the number back, explaining my hesitancy, which they thankfully understood.  The number belonged to Jillian, the sister of […]

June 13, 2017

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Diane is a planner.  We met last year to talk about and book her 2018 wedding.  Exactly, a planner.  I like it though because I am a planner too.  It turns out, she is also an avid photographer.  Needless to say, hanging out with Diane and Jake turned out to be like hanging out with […]

June 6, 2017

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With this year’s wedding season underway, I have been receiving a good amount of inquiries for next year.  Most inquiries follow the same pattern: “We love your work and were wondering what your packages are.”  First, thank you for the compliment.  Secondly, I would love to help!  But, just like 8th grade, not every relationship we […]

May 21, 2017

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As you can imagine, there is a lot of planning that goes into a wedding.  In fact, I spend about as much time helping brides plan their wedding as I do actually shooting their wedding!  With each bride wanting to put their own special touches on their day, it is the photographer’s job to approach […]

May 15, 2017

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When Jill first emailed me, it was one of the warmest and enthusiastic emails I have ever received.  Short and sweet, it got right to the point: “I love your photos and want you to be my photographer.  Call me!”  We scheduled a phone call and that was just as friendly.  Within about 20 minutes, […]

May 4, 2017

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If you haven’t been to Detroit, you are missing out.  There is something special about a city who is experiencing the type of renaissance Detroit is right now.  All kinds of chic retailers, restaurants, boutique hotels, and even sports teams with new arenas are establishing themselves downtown.  With all of the activity and excitement, more […]

May 1, 2017

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It is spring, which means it is the start of engagement season! After a long, dreary winter, everyone is excited to get outside, enjoy the sun, and start taking photos before their wedding day. With my schedule booking up with engagement shoots, I thought I would write a post to help couples plan their perfect […]

April 22, 2017

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