julia + william

It was chilly outside. But so much warmth, joy, and gratitude emanated from William, Julia, and their family and friends on the day of their beautiful autumn wedding.
Low light, bright souls.

Enjoy the smiles and electric energy of these two. So happy for them and their profoundly lovely and sincere love for one another.

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alison + chris

It can be surprisingly fun to improvise with a bride and groom when a downpour comes along on their wedding day. I was so glad Alison and Chris remained positive and excited all day, despite the abysmally wet weather! I'm always thankful for clients who won't let anything discourage their special day, because what matters is that they're together and celebrating their beautiful union!

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stephaney + john

Everything about this day was the simplest sort of elegant, organic, and honest. Such an absolute dream to photograph all the lovely details!

I'm so thankful, also, to have been able to shoot with Stephaney and John before for their engagement, and when they adopted their beautiful puppy Kai (I'm sure you'll see some of the snaps from that session soon too)! Glad for their kind hearts and modesty, for the ways the serve others generously, and for their artistic taste; I'm so humbled to have been able to photograph this beautiful day!

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stephanie + trevor

Wow. You couldn't ask for a more beautiful day to get married. This is a wedding I love looking back through; even though a few things didn't go as planned, the celebration went on, and the memories are gold.

I had the joy of photographing Steph and Trevor's engagement photos earlier on, so I got to experience the dynamic of their steady, devoted, and joyful love even before their wedding day. All the more exciting, then, to enter into this beautiful day with them. Everything about this day was full of fun, organic warmth and beauty—from the venue and the photo locations, down to the wildflower inspired florals and the place settings. The only thing missing was their dear pup, Rowdy!

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erica + isaac

These two fought hard to get here. They traveled miles, crossed borders, and faced literal hurricanes in their journey to this day. And what a day it was. Charged with praise and gratitude for making it safely back to Michigan through the gales of hurricane Harvey. But they did it. Erica and Isaac are dang married! And what a celebration! It was a clear, beautiful day, brimming with laughter and the joy of a family all in one place; so vibrant with Venezuelan music, bright colors, and some seriously passionate jamming out.

Ladies and gents, Erica and Isaac.

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vanessa + mat

Goodness, what a day. I was blessed with the opportunity to photograph these two for their fall engagement session, so I got to know them a little bit before the wedding day, and as I mentioned in the engagement blog post, these two are a couple of the most relaxed individuals out there. Their wedding day reflected that magnificently, as they were flexible with time frames, they laughed a lot and didn't stress, and they were ready to brainstorm fun ideas for pictures on this beautiful sunny day.

I hope, as you browse these pictures, you can feel the excitement and simultaneous relaxed atmosphere of Vanessa and Mat's lovely wedding day.

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jillian + alex

Jillian and Alex are a couple of incredibly thoughtful and spirited individuals. I'm so thankful for the pure energy brought about by the joy of their celebrations, their character, and the fun-loving friends who stood with them. They met at Hope College and win the award for team spirit!

I hope you enjoy the photos, and you can feel the energy and adventure that I experienced during this beautiful day.

Fire up for Jillian and Alex!

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bre + anthony

Ladies and gentlemen: Breanna and Anthony. These two are deeply loving, adventurous, driven, thoughtful, fun-loving, and relaxed. Plus, they're killer dancers.

Bre and Anthony's love for one another was humbling to witness, and even more so to photograph. So thankful for the opportunity to celebrate this beautiful day with the two of them!

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alyssa + kevin

Watch out guys, this is a fun one. These two are rockstars, as well as their wedding party. They know how to laugh, dance, serve, love, and power through the occasional stressful moments of a day like this. I'm incredibly thankful for humble and authentic couples like Alyssa and Kevin, and so glad I could photograph this beautiful celebration! Check it out.

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kaylee + brandon

I am so appreciative of beautiful days like this that exemplify the beautiful love of two individuals. Everyone in Kaylee and Brandon's bridal party was so kind and inclusive, and boy do they know how to party!

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