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Jessica + Eric // Grand Rapids Engagement Photographer

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Jessica+Eric are planning a Northern Michigan wedding next summer. And any couple who is planning a Northern Michigan wedding is a pretty rad couple in my book.

Enjoy their simple + sweet engagement pictures highlighting the pretty colors we had this fall (and how pretty is Jess? Gorgeous right?)

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Katie + Brian // Engaged // Northern Michigan Wedding Photographer

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Say hello to Katie+Brian…a vivacious duo who are getting married in Northern Michigan next summer!

When I met Katie and Brian for their engagement session, it was an instant feeling that I had known these much longer than simply meeting that evening. Katie is FUN! She is also sweet, obviously beautiful and very in love with Brian. Brian very much loves this girl and I was impressed he was so roll-with-the punches over our session. This couple met me in southwest Michigan for their engagement session, literally in a field surrounded by cherry trees in the middle of nowhere. We hiked, explored and found some beautiful locations.

A huge thanks also to my trusty assistant and second shooter Heather for her help that evening.

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Ali + Todd // Engaged // Grand Rapids Engagement Photographer

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Do you ever have those moments where you are right in the middle of something and stop to think that you are in completely and utterly happy? I had many of those exact moments shooting Ali+Todd’s engagement session a few weeks ago. I’m pretty sure it was destiny that I was meant to be their wedding photographer.

I loved their session for many reason… We started shooting at the new home they just purchased together as a couple on their pretty, tree-lined street. We found a field full of flowers and we ended in our fair city of Grand Rapids. Through the way we laughed, got to know each other better and found out how small a world we really live in. These two are full of love and life and I’m ridiculously happy to be able to document these sweet souls.

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Chelsea + Sean // Engagement Session // Grand Rapids Engagement Photographer

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Merry Christmas Eve all!

I do believe that this will be my last official post of 2013…and what a way to end the year!  Yesterday I shot Chelsea+Sean’s engagement session amidst magical white, snow-covered trees and gently falling snowflakes. I’m pretty sure that it doesn’t get any more beautiful than this (although I’m sure this perspective will change as winter continues on the next three months).

Chelsea+Sean reside in Virginia but are getting married here in Michigan in the early spring. These two have hearts of gold and so dear together.  We had a very small window of time to do their engagement pictures, and after the dreadful freezing rain we had on Friday…their original date for their session…we held off until yesterday and were rewarded with the most perfect winter weather.

Chelsea+Sean…I can’t wait to see you both again in a few months!

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Michelle + Kirk // Engaged // Marshall MI Photographer

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Earlier last month I met Michelle+Kirk at a cool little airfield in Marshall, MI.  Not only was this a pretty sweet spot for an engagement session, Kirk used to work here!  I loved the old planes and vintage feel of the hanger. And of course spending time with these two was a treat! I have had the pleasure of shooting two other weddings within this family and Michelle+Kirk’s next fall will make it a third. To say I think these two are the coolest is definitely an understatement.
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