Chelsea + Brocton // Ballroom at CityFlats Wedding in Grand Rapids

Although I sometimes wish that I lived in a state that had better weather and a shorter winter – I knowView full post »

Chelsea + Kevin // Chicago E-Sesh

Can I go back to the day that I met Chelsea and Kevin? It was probably one of my favorite days of this never-View full post »

Vendor Shout Out // Just Delightful Events

Alright you guys – I don’t do this a lot – but when I meet another person in the weddingView full post »

A Letter to Jason Segel (and other profound thoughts I had yesterday)

As some of you may know (or not know) from what I post on social media I have a slight obsession with Jason Segel. I donView full post »

Jacqueline + Andrew // Milwaukee Cuvee Winter Wedding

These pictures are what happens when on your wedding day it’s negative 5 degrees. When, in Wisconsin, theView full post »

Jessica + Christoph // Snowy Downtown Grand Rapids

It was honest to goodness freezing out. The kind of cold where you aren’t quite sure if your nose is evenView full post »

Haley + Brayden // Chicago Engagement Session

This city. These people. THAT LAKE. Every time I go to Chicago I love it a little bit more than I did the last.View full post »

Molly + Cody // Spring Lake Country Club Wedding

There is something special about documenting a wedding day. There is something even more special – whenView full post »

Paul + Jesse + Huck // A Denver Lifestyle Session

I’ve been incredibly lucky to get to know some amazing couples thanks to photographing weddings. AndView full post »

I’m Engaged! // And looking for some advice …

Happy Monday everyone! It’s absolutely a winter wonderland outside right now. And although I am sick of itView full post »

thoughts on being fearless and seeing yourself through a different lens

I remember the first time I looked at myself in one of those mirrors that shows you at all angles – andView full post »

Jenn + Tim // Downtown Grand Rapids Wedding

TGIF YA’LL! I am SO excited for this upcoming weekend. First of all – I am completely refreshed fromView full post »

Chelsea + Jordan // Impromptu Grand Rapids Portrait Shoot

There’s something about winter that makes for absolutely beautiful tones in photographs. I’d beView full post »

Jenny + Lee // Milwaukee Villa Filomena Wedding

Jenny and Lee had the kind of wedding that you just wish and hope you’re invited to. Their wedding was aView full post »

Route 66 // the road to #albequirky

A few weeks ago I ventured on my first road trip to Albuquerque with my friend Shelly and her amazing dog RoscoeView full post »


I AM SO EXCITED FOR THIS POST. Also a little nervous. But mostly excited. So if you follow me on Facebook orView full post »

Jolene + Dan // Grand Rapids Fall Engagement

It’s been awhile! Happy Monday ya’ll. I’m about 5 hours into a 3-day juice cleanse and I’View full post »

2013 // the best year

I don’t even know where to begin. This summer marked the third year that I had the opportunity toView full post »

Bryanne + Matt // University of Chicago Engagement Session

Two summers ago, during my first year as a photographer I had the incredible opportunity to capture Andrew andView full post »

Allison + Jason // Reeds Lake Engagement Session

Bright blue Reeds Lake, striking orange trees in East Town … ugh … Grand Rapids never looked so goodView full post »

Chelsea + Brocton // Grand Rapids Fall Engagement Session

Okay, I will admit. I just wrote a really long blog post about these two and how much I loved shooting theirView full post »

Matt + Claire // Minneapolis Wedding

Happy Tuesday ya’ll! I am sitting here doing work from my couch with my Christmas tree to my right! I loveView full post »

Buffalo Bobs Styled Shoot

Happy Small Business Saturday ya’ll! Coming off of an amazing weekend I am filled with thoughts ofView full post »

BE ALIVE // Lee Vining, CA

As I sit here and stare at this blinking cursor I’m finding that it’s really hard to explain theView full post »