David + Danielle | The Toledo Zoo

March 26, 2023

The Toledo Zoo is such a cool venue for a wedding.  It’s just cool. Danielle and David woke up to mild winter weather and enjoyed a quiet morning. Hair and makeup, yummy munchies, and laughter.  We headed over to the zoo and the two saw each other for the first time before the ceremony. It was absolutely perfect first look before creative portraits and family photos. And then the fun began. They chose to get married at the Aquarium and celebrate in the Great Hall.  There were so many other little things that I loved about the day.  The 10-minute hug between Danielle and her father, the Zoo animals that stopped in to enjoy cocktail hour, and the sweet looks caught between David and Danielle all night.  We even snagged a few minutes on the dance floor to get a killer group photo (it’s one of my favorite things of the space allows.

Congratulations, David and Danielle!

Engagement Session: Lake Erie Metro Park
Venue: The Toledo Zoo
Wedding Planner:Bee for the Day
Second Photographer: Maria Loomis
Dress Store: B. Ella Bridal
Hair Stylist:   Deidre Anderson Beauty
Makeup Artist:  Beauty By Billie Jo
Videographer:   Sam Klos
Cake Maker:  S & J’s Cup Cakery
DJ/Band:   Bluewater Kings


Behind The Lens

About Michele

Mom, Wife, Photographer, Volunteer, Joy Seeker, Faith Driven, Compassionate, Artistic, Creative and Grateful.

Michele is an expert in the industry with over a decade of experience. Spending most of her time raising her kids, volunteering at church, entertaining friends, taking care of her family. As a Southeast Michigan wedding photographer the client experience is her biggest priority. Ultimately wanting to be a part of your day, not only your photographer but a trusted friend. 



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