,

The Deau’s // Family Session

ph8

It’s almost getting hard to go back and count how many times I’ve photographed and co-conspired with Daisy.  6 years ago I first photographed her and Greg for their engagement session. 5 years ago their wedding. Shortly after, she started Pixel+Hank and each year we have collaborated for her look book for her Etsy shop.  Then she and Greg decided to multiply their awesomeness by bringing Essie into the world.  Maternity sessions, baby sessions and family sessions ensued.  Last week, a family session to celebrate Essie turning 2! Even though that was almost two months ago now.  Busy schedules we are blaming ;).

Smoke Bomb Disclaimer – No children were harmed in the making of this photo shoot.  Smoke bombs, while relatively harmless, get hot and no toddlers or clumsy photographers were allowed to touch or hold said product.

ph2

ph4ph6ph7

ac3_1631-copy

ac3_1611-copy

ac3_1386-copy

ac3_1478-copy

ac3_1597-copy

ac2_1559-copy

ac2_1524-copy

ac2_1504-copy

ph3

ph10

ac2_1566-copy

ph1

,

The Deau's // Family Session

ph8

It’s almost getting hard to go back and count how many times I’ve photographed and co-conspired with Daisy.  6 years ago I first photographed her and Greg for their engagement session. 5 years ago their wedding. Shortly after, she started Pixel+Hank and each year we have collaborated for her look book for her Etsy shop.  Then she and Greg decided to multiply their awesomeness by bringing Essie into the world.  Maternity sessions, baby sessions and family sessions ensued.  Last week, a family session to celebrate Essie turning 2! Even though that was almost two months ago now.  Busy schedules we are blaming ;).

Smoke Bomb Disclaimer – No children were harmed in the making of this photo shoot.  Smoke bombs, while relatively harmless, get hot and no toddlers or clumsy photographers were allowed to touch or hold said product.

ph2

ph4ph6ph7

ac3_1631-copy

ac3_1611-copy

ac3_1386-copy

ac3_1478-copy

ac3_1597-copy

ac2_1559-copy

ac2_1524-copy

ac2_1504-copy

ph3

ph10

ac2_1566-copy

ph1

,

Megan + Matt // Wedding Preview

ac3_1579-copy

Saturday, August 17, 2013 – Tollgate Farms – Novi, Michigan

Where oh where to start on this beautiful wedding? Megan+Matt had a grand vision when planning their wedding day at August wedding at they idyllic Tollgate Farm.  A little bit vintage, a little bit rustic and a whole lot of fun. Lawn games, a tented reception and dancing and refreshments in a pretty mint barn.  It all added up to be a wedding I won’t long forget!

Megan and Matt have that connection together one can’t help but envy. Deeply in love and quick to laugh together.  The time I spent capturing these two together was not only lovely, but oh so fun! Megan even put her fear of large animals aside for some photo ops with the sweet farm animals that roamed the grounds.

Some of my favorite details of their day were the wedding pies(!), sweet details, vintage salt and pepper shakers at each table and their band that had the whole barn rockin’, The Highballs.  Enjoy this sweet preview ahead and help me wish another big Congratulations to this happy new Mr.+Mrs.!

Vendors //

Ceremony + Reception – Tollgate Farms

Dress – Maggie Sottero from Arena Bridal

Band – The Highballs

Caterer – Holiday Market

Wedding Cake and Pies – Indulge by Jenn

Photography – Amy Carroll Photography

mm2

ac3_9612-copy

mm3

mm4

ac3_9865-copy

mm1

ac3_9811-copy

mm5

mm6

ac3_9963-copy

mm7

ac3_0053-copy

ac3_0042-copy

mm8

ac2_1679-copy

ac2_1762-copy

ac2_1732-copy

mm10

ac2_2213-copy

mm12

ac3_0520-copy
ac3_0534-copy

mm14

ac1_1722-copy

ac3_0574-copy

ac1_1693-copy

ac1_1748-copy

ac1_1761-copy

ac1_1764bw-copy

ac2_1933-copy

ac2_1935-copy

mm13

ac3_0829-copy

mm19
ac3_0819-copy

mm18

ac2_2377-copy
mm15
ac2_2403-copy

ac3_1623-copy

mm16

mm17

ac2_1822-copy

mm36
mm20

ac2_2269-copy
mm32
mm21

ac3_1068-copy

mm25

mm23

ac3_1888-copy

ac3_1683-copy

ac3_1031-copy
mm271
mm26

ac3_1323-copy

mm31

mm29

mm30

mm28

ac3_1868-copy

ac3_1832-copy
mm33

ac3_2097-copy
ac2_2591-copy

mm35

mm22
,

Jessica + Joe // Wedding Preview


ac2_3938-copySunday, July 14, 2013 – Leonard, MI
Inspired by a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Jessica and Joe had a dreamy garden wedding at Addison Oaks last month.  Between the stunning florals and handmade touches (Joe burned into wood all of the guests names for their place holders!) the day was truly special and truly them.  I loved all the soft pinks and greens, lovely blooms and the little flower girls’ floral headpieces. They day was as lovely as these two. Enjoy this beautiful preview!
And another (I know there have been a lot lately!) thank you to my dear friend Lynell Miller for second shooting on this double-wedding weekend with me.  Go team go!
Vendors //
Ceremony + Reception – Addison Oaks
Wedding Coordination and Set up – Event Trender
Photography – Amy Carroll Photography
jj3
ac3_7663-copy
jj4
jj2

jj1

ac3_7339-copy

ac3_7562-copy

ac3_7911-copy

ac3_7938-copy

ac2_4022-copy

ac3_8017-copy

jj6

lizz5775-copy

lizz5787-copy

jj5
ac2_4096-copy

ac3_8328-copy

ac3_8776-copy

jj7

ac3_8495-copy

jj8

lizz5981-copy

ac3_8596-copy
lizz6035-copy

lizz6010-copy

lizz6136-copy

ac3_8732-copy

ac2_4649-copy
ac3_8740-copy1

jj10

ac3_8814-copy
ac3_8896-copy
jj11

ac3_9023-copy

ac2_4354-copy

ac3_8989-copy

ac3_8401-copy

jj18

jj14

ac3_9054-copy
jj15

jj17
ac3_7428-copy
jj16
lizz6424-copy
lizz6493-copy
lizz6559-copy
lizz6578-copy
lizz6453-copy1

ac2_4672-copy

Crystal + Patrick // Wedding Preview // Mexico Wedding Photography

dsc_4506copy

Friday, June 14, 2013 – Riveria Maya Mexico

A few weeks ago, Lynell Miller and I hopped onto a plane and flew down to Mexico to photograph Crystal+Patrick’s beautiful Mexican wedding!

This jet-setting duo has lived and traveled all over the world together so it made sense for them to do an out-of-country destination wedding.

In getting to know these two, I have learned they are fun, like to have fun, and planned a week full of fun for their friends and family who traveled down with them.  Patrick even jumped out of a plane the morning of his wedding! If that doesn’t knock the nerves out, I don’t know what will!  The wedding and reception took place on the beautiful grounds of Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe Hotel. I couldn’t have enjoyed myself more and loved being a part of their day.  Thank you to Lynell for coming down to shoot it with me!

pc4

pc3

pc2

dsc_2651-copy

pc1
dsc_2598-copy
ac2_2213-copy
lizz0271-copy

ac2_2379-copy

ac2_2501-copy

dsc_3399-copy1

ac2_2436-copy

pc5

dsc_2790-copy

dsc_2742-copy

ac2_2288-copy

ac2_2272-copy

pc7

dsc_3220-copy

dsc_3233-copy

lizz0637-copy
ac2_2568-copy

lizz0614-copy

dsc_3366-copy

ac2_2594-copy
ac2_2860-copy

ac2_2868-copy
dsc_3458-copy
pc11

dsc_3419-copy
pc10

pc8

ac2_2963-copy

lizz1020-2-copy

pc12

lizz1013-2-copy

lizz0809-copy

dsc_3564-copy

ac2_2965-copy

pc15
lizz1092-copy

pc14

dsc_3872-copy

dsc_4018-copy

lizz1245-2-copy

ac2_3235-copy

lizz1320-2-copy

ac2_3313-copy

ac2_3312-copy

ac2_3288-copy

ac2_3337-copy

dsc_4239-copy
img_0841-copy
ac2_3339-copy
ac2_3430-copy
ac2_3424-copy