Rain, hail, and lighting - Oh My! Sam + Josh's wedding day was one of those days where the weather in Michigan just couldn't seem to make up it's mind! Despite the weather, though, these two amazing people came together in front of their family and closest friends and were married in the sweetest, intimate ceremony at the Brownstown Event Center! . . .Read more
I am freaking out over here, friends!! Katie and Josh’s wedding day was so amazing and Katie made SUCH a gorgeous bride! I am pouring myself a refreshing cup of hot apple cider this morning as I look back on their elegant and romantic fall wedding day! Katie and Josh were my last CCP Couple to get married this year and I loved all the thoughtful and personal details they incorporated into their church wedding and river front reception. . .Read more
Madison and Brandon's wedding day was an absolute dream! It was held at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, in Howell, MI with the ceremony taking place in the outdoor chapel and the reception in the ballroom. It was one of the most sentimental and beautiful weddings I've had the honor of photographing!! Truly magical, before you add in all of the Lord of the Rings inspired-elements!
Madison looked stunning in her Cinderella-inspired wedding gown as she walked down the aisle and both family and friends could not hold back tears during the ceremony and as Brandon recited his vows to Madison! Keep scrolling to see and read about all the amazing details from their wedding day (including THE CUTEST story about Taco Bell)! . . .Read more
I am SO excited to share Lauren and Marcus' iconic black tie wedding, today, which was held at the historic Masonic Temple in Detroit, MI! If you are looking for some classic, elegant, sophisticated, and timeless wedding inspiration look no further because this wedding seriously gave me all the heart eyes and all the feels!
Lauren and Marcus are such a glamorous, down-to-earth couple and when I first learned what they do for a living they also earned bad ass status in my eyes! . . .Read more
. . . And Why if You Love Candid Photos You Should Consider One!
So you may be wondering why should we invest in a secondary photographer? What are the benefits? There are quite a few reasons why I believe it can be a good idea to add-on a second photographer, but here are my Top 3 Main Reasons . . .Read more
I received one of the best compliments after 10 hours of capturing Molly & Chris' amazing wedding day. Their wedding was held at the iconic Colony Club and at the majestic Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit, MI. At the end of the night, while dancing was well underway, I walked up to Molly and gave her a big hug goodbye and said one last congratulations to her on her marriage to Chris! Molly smiled and because the music was so loud she leaned in closer to me as she said, "We had so much fun with you today! It felt like you were just our good friends here celebrating all day while taking the photos." After hearing those words, the soreness and longness of the day just melted away from my body. Molly's words made all of my hard work throughout the day of looking for the best locations, the best light, anticipating moments, and staying on schedule so worth it! . . .Read more
On Ericka's wedding day, she planned a special surprise for her Dad. After Ericka's Mom and her Maid of Honor helped her into her stunning, blush colored wedding gown, she took a deep breath and gathered herself for her Dad to enter the room. Ericka's Dad saw his beautiful daughter and at first he could only muster a smile and two thumbs up! Ericka and everyone in the room burst into laughter and then quiet tears at her Dad's reaction! . . .Read more
Erin and Scott prepared for their wedding day at the beautiful and historic Detroit Athletic Club surrounded by their closest friends and loved ones! Erin was so at ease as she stepped into her Robert Bullock wedding gown which fit her perfectly! Scott looked very dapper and charming as he fixed his plum colored tie against his grey suit. Erin and Scott are so laid-back and fun that I felt so lucky to be welcomed in to capture their wedding day! . . .Read more
I was sitting at my desk, back in March, and working my way through my Monday when I received an email in the afternoon from my college friend, Shannon. As I read the email for a moment I thought, "Oh my gosh! Did I miss her getting engaged on Facebook?!?", but as I read farther Shannon explained that her and Thomas weren't even officially engaged (the ring hadn't arrived yet!) BUT that they were starting to plan their wedding and were curious about my availability between July and September! . . .Read more
On the morning of Alan and Alexis' wedding day the sun was shinning brightly (and melting us all) and they were both surrounded by the most important thing in life; family. Family is everything to this sweet and caring couple and I felt so honored to have been welcomed in as an honorary member! As I began capturing Alan interacting with his groomsmen and his brothers I could tell how much hope and love that they all have for him and Alexis!Read more