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Katie & Eric’s Colorful September Wedding

The string lights are twinkling.  Shades of red, pink, burnt orange, and blush, the multicolored bridesmaid dresses add the most beautiful colors to the elegant barn venue.  Inside, the air is filled with laughter and chatter as the guests await the grand entrance.  In the field behind the venue, Eric and Katie are enjoying a...

Marin Wedding Celebration

After Emmaleigh and Zachary’s first dance, Emmaleigh begins to dance with her grandfather. Emmaleigh’s father passed away when she was young. Her grandfather had the honor of walking her down the aisle. A minute into the song, Emmaleigh’s aunt and mom are walking onto the dance floor with Emmaleigh’s uncle. Her uncle trades places with...

Elegant Spring Wedding

Colleen & Alejandro Gomez April 16th, 2021 The wind is blowing and the pink magnolia blossoms softly rustle.  As the sun peeks through the branches, Alejandro, the groom, is waiting. His bride, Colleen, is ready to see her almost-husband.  She taps him on the shoulder and he turns around to see her.  After a few...

Intimate Ann Arbor Winter Wedding

The music begins to play. Harrison walks to the middle of his parent’s living room to dance with his wife, Monica. His family and friends are gathered around. Meanwhile, Monica’s family and friends are watching from Cape Town, South Africa, from the computer set on a chair. They embrace, spin, and move together as one....

Fall Michigan Wedding: Joe & Amy

The reception hall is filled with laughter as Joe’s best man, Tyler, tells tales of Joe in his younger days. After the laughter dies down, Tyler continues. He is speaking about the “at lasts.” At last, Amy has her beloved dog and her horse. At last, Joe and Amy are married. At last, they get...

Gaby & Kevin’s Ann Arbor Engagement

We met Gaby and Kevin at the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor and they came dressed to impress. The soft peonies complemented their formal outfit perfectly. While they came dressed to impress, what left an impression on us was how they interacted with one another. Gaby and Kevin have such a sweet,...

Emma & Collin’s Romantic and Vibrant Wedding

The sun is setting and we are sneaking Emma and Collin away from their reception to end the day with a few sunset portraits. Collin is holding Emma, his new bride, as the sun sets behind them. They just had their first dance—an incredible, swing dance. We can hear the music, talking, and laughter from...

Anne & John’s Summer Wedding

The music plays. Anne and John are dancing together, beautifully coordinated for their first dance. Then, the tear-jerking father-daughter and mother-son dances. But, there’s one more. John walks away and returns with his beloved grandmother. She joins him on the dance floor for a beautiful, sweet dance. This thoughtful, tender gesture doesn’t come as a...

Nature Preserve Engagement Session: Teresa & James

It’s hot. So hot and humid and sticky. And we tell Teresa and James to stand even closer to each other. I feel so bad. Thankfully, we have most of Parker Mills Park to ourselves as we walk near the old building and the creek. After we go to our next location, it starts to...

Isabelle & Robert’s Downtown Ann Arbor Engagement

Isabelle & Robert are rockstars. When Isabelle reached out to me, she mentioned that she wanted their wedding to be whimsical, playful, and fun. There will be lots of kids there and the reception will be at Greenfield Village. Thank goodness they love kids, because they certainly got to know one of ours during their...

Carlson Family’s Spring Session

Hannah, Anders, and their kiddos are so dear to us. Fun fact: I used to play at the same violin studio as Hannah did in my childhood. I always wanted to be as good as she was. Fast forward to now and we have the joy of sharing the journey of motherhood and staying connected...

Belle Isle Engagement

Joe & Amy  I was talking with my mom one day a few weeks ago about our upcoming sessions and weddings. She asked about who we were going to be working with. I listed off names, some familiar to her and some not. When I got to Joe and his fiancé Amy, she smiled. My...

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