Miranda and Dave are getting married this year in a far-off location on a tropical island in the Pacific….sounds pretty dreamy, right?  Well, that’s not really the story here–we got together in the balmy Detroit winter to celebrate who they are and highlight the downtown they love, we met up in Detroit and ran all around […]

Miranda and Dave


Ben and Hannah’s wedding day was lovely. It looked a little different maybe than what they had planned, but I had said it 100 times this year. The joy and happiness of these more intimate weddings have highlighted some of my favorite things about wedding days.  Pivoting kind of stinks, right?  But we get to […]

Ben and Hannah


Snow-flakes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Out of the bosom of the Air,       Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare,       Over the harvest-fields forsaken,             Silent, and soft, and slow             Descends the snow. Even as our cloudy fancies take       Suddenly shape in some divine expression, Even as the troubled heart doth […]

Garret and Sarah


You would never guess that Michael and Rachel were just friends for the longest time….and that they just chatted over skype while Michael was playing hockey in Minnesota.  He asked her out….oh, like a million times according to Rachel, but she thought he was joking…every one of those times. Well, I guess once she thought […]

Michael & Rachel


There are a lot of little stories with each photo.  We can see the time of the year and the weather.  Often, if we look at an old photo, we can see clearly where we were.  And one of the best parts of photographing a wedding day is to be able to get all of those […]

Jeff & Patricia


Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale. -Unknown If I had a wedding design soul mate, Maria would be it. Russ and Maria’s Meadow Brook Hall wedding was so perfectly done! There was a definite vision for how the wedding would look and it turned […]

Maria + Russ | Meadow Brook Hall Wedding | Rochester, Michigan