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10.16.2020

Grosse Pointe War Memorial Wedding with Tropical Greenery and Sophisticated Style

Morgan and Peter also fall in the category of couples who’s weddings were supposed to happen in the spring of 2020 – and instead they got completely upended and had to be moved not only to a new date and a new venue – but include a smaller guest list. I know behind the scenes I am sure that things were stressful and not every moment was handled with grace – but from my perspective these two jumped the hurdles like it was no problem. They ended up having the most incredible wedding day with the most beautiful light I’ve ever seen shine on the War Memorial. Right before the ceremony started the sun broke through the clouds and created an incredible dramatic effect that matched their look, the incredible flowers and design – and everything about their day. I am so thankful to know them – and so excited to share their images.

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09.30.2020

Farmington Hills Backyard Wedding

From a large gathering at Detroit's Shinola Hotel to a backyard wedding in Farmington Hills - Brad and Renee transitioned their plans with grace and kindness. The two of them opted to get ready at the place where the wedding was going to be - and they got ready together, Renee straightening Brad's tie before…

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09.11.2020

The Village Club – Intimate Bloomfield Hills Wedding

Shannon and Joe are another one of my 2020 couples who had to pivot largely when COVID19 hit. Instead of their 200+ guest wedding in Petoskey, MI - they ended up having an intimate and incredibly charming wedding in Bloomfield Hills at the Village Club. With a mariachi band greeting their guests and heartfelt speeches…

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Lakeshore Resort and Saugatuck Center for the Arts

Even before COVID19 struck the US in March, Andrea and Nick knew that they wanted to have an intimate ceremony with their closet family and friends. I still remember our first conversation where they emphasized that they wanted their day to include the things that they love the most - their bike cruisers, a sailboat…

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09.08.2020

Camp Geneva and Sandy Point Beach House Wedding

These two incredible and funny humans are made for each other in more ways than one. In this album you will see both of them pick each other up at different events - completely unscripted. They also have about 5 nicknames at a minimum for each other. Cills morning was spent dancing with her best…

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07.24.2020

South Haven Bluff Small Ceremony

Ally and John had to postpone their large Detroit wedding - but that didn't stop them from still getting married in June as planned. Instead of 100's of guests they had their immediate family and close friends gather as they had the most laid back and heartfelt ceremony along Lake Michigan in South Haven. John…

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07.02.2020

Intimate Lowell Wedding in Fallasburg Park

Another incredible wedding that looked different than it was planned. A smaller guest list, a new location and a different day - but finding ways to make it joyful was abundantly clear. Instead of just two toasts - they had anyone who wanted to say some words join in. Instead of sitting and talking with…

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06.22.2020

Intimate Indianapolis Wedding

I’ve been thinking a lot about the word PIVOT lately. How - in mid March we all completely had to pivot the way we moved about the world. Kids came home from school, spare bedrooms were turned into offices, health care workers had to put their lives on the line. For the most part -…

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05.09.2020

Facetime Portraits – Reflections

I’ve learned a lot in the last three weeks sitting behind my computer hitting a tiny white button. In 3 weeks I’ve Facetimed with 105 different groups of people. From as close as a block away to as far away as Australia - I’ve done my best to document what this pandemic “looks” like. What…

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04.06.2020

Watermark Country Club Summer Wedding

Lauren and Kevin had one of the best summer evenings I think all year. It was the kind of summer day that wasn't too hot, there was not one cloud in the sky and the sunset seemed to take longer than normal - casting long beautiful shadows and golden bursts onto everything it touched. The…

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