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November 11, 2019

Congratulations on your engagement, lovelies! Now it's time to envision your beautiful wedding/elopement day. Are you inclined to do a traditional wedding, or do you want to walk off the beaten path and do things a little differently? Adventure elopements are quickly b...

October 2, 2019

You have stumbled upon this post, because maybe you're planning to get married on a mountain in Yosemite. Or, maybe, you know someone who is plotting an adventure elopement in Arizona's Antelope Canyon. Either way, welcome, and keep reading!

April 18, 2018

Katy and Jason live in Chicago and both are in medical sales. They are amazingly stylish, totally type A, and easy going at the same time. They had strong chemistry, which completely translated into their engagement images. It was a quiet Saturday afternoon and Depot T...

April 6, 2018

This day is about you, and you did all you could to prepare for it. You hired a team of professionals, from your photographer, videographer, wedding planner, to your caterer, we run your event behind the scenes. We communicate, plan and come up with the best course of...

April 5, 2018

Caroline is a teacher and Darius works for the railway, they live in Chicago and have been together for roughly 5 years. We set up their engagement session months before, trusting the Michigan weather won't throw us for a loop. Oh, how wrong we were!

April 4, 2018

For me as a photographer, the most important part of the shoot is to capture unposed candid moments of your interactions, the split second, when you forget someone is watching you, the uninhibited laugh you share with your partner. This is what makes an engagement sess...

March 3, 2018

Read an insight of an Ann Arbor wedding photojournalist specializing in boutique weddings & lifestyle photography, capturing "the moment" and telling stories through images.

February 7, 2018

Spaces have a unique ability to set the tone for a wedding, there is a bit of magic to be found, when peoples' personalities perfectly blend with  the vibe of the architectural features of the venue. My favorite spaces are quirky, inspiring, they evoke a certain fe...

January 31, 2018

On the day of the wedding, we all woke up to an "ooooh crap" scenario. Temperatures were at arctic lows AND the majority of our shoot was planned for the gorgeous outdoor grounds of the neo-gothic Law Quad in Ann Arbor. Becca kept her spirits up, put on her H...

January 2, 2018

When I was not shooting weddings, I went on regular weekend trips to New York, I basked in the sunshine at the Highline Park, I cried tears of joy at the MoMA, slurped ramen in the East Village and people watched while falling in love with urban landscapes.

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