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The Blachas | A Wellers Wedding- Saline, Michigan

Just outside of Detroit, in Saline, Wellers Carriage House is the perfect wedding venue for any couple. Take it from me, a Michigan wedding photographer.

Weddings

Jun 5, 2022

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The Smithbergers | A Grand Rapids, MI Greenhouse Wedding

The Smithbergers hosted a beautiful greenhouse reception just south of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Weddings

Mar 29, 2022

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The Sutfins | A Harris Building Wedding in Grand Rapids, MI

The Sutfins hosted the most perfect Grand Rapids, MI wedding at The Harris Building GR. The Harris Building is a beautiful, industrial vibe wedding venue.

Weddings

Mar 20, 2022

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Uninspired. From a Midwest Wedding Photographer.

Off season was supposed to be a time of rest + recovery. A time that really ramped up my spirits + my creativity. Instead, I found myself consumed by doubt and loneliness. That sounds extremely dramatic, but hear me out. I quit my job in an early childhood education facility that was bustling with 2 […]

Education

Feb 12, 2022

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What’s in my camera bag?

The post common question I get on Tik Tok and Instagram is “what gear do you shoot with?” It’s a great question, and I ask all the photographers and videographers I come in contact with too! A couple things you should know- You DO NOT need everything that I have. You DO NOT need the […]

Education

May 29, 2021

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My Latest Amazon Purchases for Photography

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Ooof, Amazon strikes again. This time I loaded my cart with items that I think will come in handy for this upcoming wedding season. For me that starts THIS WEEKEND! I am so excited! Disclaimer: A lot of this stuff comes down to personal preference; so while I might rave about something, you may find […]

Education

May 19, 2021

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A Dreamy Lake Michigan Proposal

Grand Rapids Michigan Proposal Engagement

Jordan + Amber Rainy, but perfect. Proposals, man, they get me every time.  Let’s start with this- how lucky am I to have a career where I get to celebrate with people on their most special days?! Like, are you kidding??  Meet Jordan and Amber. High school sweethearts. Joyful and madly in love.  Jordan messaged […]

Couples

May 17, 2021