I am Carrie. I am a fine art destination wedding photographer based in Michigan. I have adventure in my soul and I am chasing big dreams. I am a high school math teacher by day and destination wedding photographer by night (or summer!) I am also a mother to two crazy beautiful boys, Carter and Kolman, and wife to my amazing college sweetheart husband Kaleb.
You will often find me shopping online, updating our 100 year old farmhouse, laying out by our pool, and snuggling on the couch with a good book. I value marriage and family and look forward to making your family a part of mine.
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About my photography style
Do you have an adventurous spirit and want to travel like me? New venues and locations invigorate my creative soul and I want to document your story where ever it may go.
About my style
I am a romantic at heart and value creating experiences and memories, I will bring your romantic love story alive through my lens to share for years to come.
About my style
Images shot with film have a soft, organic quality to them. My images, much like my interaction with my couples, is natural with a look that you can feel.
About my Work
Bridal Portraits & flower crowns
Bridal portraits are an absolute must on your wedding day. Capturing your final touch ups like your earrings you borrowed from your mother, the blue ring from your grandmother, your favorite scented perfume, and the biggest smile make my heart sing.
Traveling has opened my eyes to the true beauty and diversity in our world. It makes me feel alive, excited, and makes my mind race with endless possibilities. And traveling, with my family, for your wedding, is so incredibly humbling. Sharing with them my love of adventures and creating genuine memories is oh so amazing.
Hopping in the car and packing up our bikes, bathing suits, and a picnic basket, is my favorite summer activity. From hiking the sand dunes, to skipping rocks in the clear water, miniature golf, and Mackinac Island fudge, Northern Michigan simply cannot be beat.
wedding deserts & Donuts
My love for wedding cakes started at a young age when I would swipe the frosting off with little fingerprints at our family weddings. Everyone always knew it was me, but don't worry, I haven't done that in awhile. I will gladly wait to be served your wedding desert.
Oversized Bridal bouquets
I absolutely love bridal bouquets, and the bigger the better. Bridal bouquets really show the unique style of each individual bride. And over sized, unique shaped bouquets, give me all the feels.
red wine, friends, & laughter
Do I need to say anything more? I think we can all agree that laughing with our friends can make anyone's day better, but sharing that laughter with a meal and a glass of wine is good for the soul. Especially if it is a glass of Northern Michigan wine from one of our many spectacular wineries.
our wedding day
Your wedding is the first page in your amazingly beautiful love story, and I want to be there to capture it all. I am passionate about marriage, family, and creating an experience that is truly memorable. My style is timeless, romantic, candid and my goal is to create genuine, love filled joyful moments. I truly love connecting with brides and grooms on a personal level and creating relationships that I will cherish for many anniversaries to come.
I have always valued the importance of photographs and the power they have. I will give you beautiful images that capture the moments in your life that you treasure and want to remember forever. So go ahead and fall in love. Fall in love with my work, my images, and me. I want to capture your love in a way that will be passed down for generations and adored by your family, children and grandchildren. You should love your wedding images and albums, and I want to make that possible.
I believe whole heartedly that marriage is a lifetime commitment and just as important in year 25 as on day one. I believe in capturing the real, true, unabridged emotion throughout your day from the smallest of details, to the biggest of smiles. Telling your story, and falling in love with your story is something I am incredibly passionate about.
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