These high school sweethearts married in her parent’s backyard on a perfectly cozy September day under the shade of a tree. Details were kept simple and the words were deeply meaningful, which is always our kind of day. After 10 years of being best friends, it was needless to say, incredibly special. Devon&Casey - you surely have a lifetime of beautiful love...

On a particularly gorgeous August day about a month ago, we met Joe&Rachael and all their lovely friends and family under the trees and along the river to celebrate an incredibly beautiful union.

This day was full of all the types of things that make for a perfectly memorable day. We darted between patches of warm sunshine and cozy clouds, surrounded...

When we first met Anthony&Emma over coffee and easily talked for over an hour and left feeling like dear old friends - we knew this wedding day was going to be one for the books. But honestly, we could have had no idea just how wonderful it would be.

It was peaceful and full to the brim with joy and excitement. Their vows made me cry. Anthony’s...

These two are are such a fantastic pair. It’s easy for anyone to see how incredibly happy they are just to be next to each other. Which might be in part due to the fact that they met by Sam saving Hannah from the impending doom of a volleyball smashing her in the face, but I’m gonna attribute most of it to the simple fact that they are truly best friends...

Scott&Anna are just the kind of people you want to be friends with forever. They’re absurd amounts of fun and goofy, and they do just about everything they can to make you feel loved and valued. Their wedding day included personalized vows, gorgeous sunshine, all the laughter, and the most lovely people. Oh, and tacos. So basically, it was my love language. :)

A few weeks ago we had the joy of celebrating two more wonderful people as they committed their forever to each other in the purest of love and laughter… and extra props to them for keeping it real and full of joy amidst one of the sunniest and sweatiest days yet! Seriously, I think it reached 90 degrees with almost no breeze and you’d never guess it...

While it’s kind of hard to put fitting words to everything that just made this day lovely, I think you’ll be able to tell by their photos. We spent less time in ‘formal’ portraits than we normally do, but the most beautiful moments were in their place. And in my opinion - that’s was really matters. Pretty sure I laughed and ‘awwww...

The #1 best part of this job is knowing that we are able to capture and help people remember the amazing moments that make up the life they get to live. The things that make it unique and special and beautiful. So needless to say, the fact that we’ve been able to do that for these lovely people 3 times now is such a gift.
 

Last October, in the jaw-droppingly perfect season that is fall in Michigan, we met up with Scott&Anna and celebrated their engagement with some photos. Our time was marked with never-ending laughter, and it was so refreshing to spend the evening witnessing two people who are so incredibly wonderful together. They are genuine and honest people, full of love...

...while it was a beyond beautiful day aesthetically (ALL the heart eyes for the Detroit Masonic Temple!) what made this day special was these two. Just being around them makes you feel like a million bucks. They are kind, thoughtful, fun, full of laughter, and as you will easily see - pretty dang good lookin’ ;) so grateful we got to be a part of documenting...

So, I decided to *finally* make a recap post. From the last 4 years. (No small task, you guys. It took me forever, ha!) I chose these photos on gut reaction. For a myriad of reasons. Not all of them are mind-blowing images or anything, but they are special to me, to us, and they speak true to the things that move us and what we would like to photograph more of.

Well, let the jury note that even in the bitter cold of January, it is still possible to have the best time ever at your wedding. :)

This delightfully chill and completely lovely wedding day simultaneously marked the end of our wedding season until the spring while also acting as our first wedding of 2016! Something about feeling like you’re closing...

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