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I have been in love with Northern Michigan my entire life. My core childhood memory is my annual family vacation during the week of the 4th of July. We gather for a week long vacation spent splashing in the lake, eating ice cream, playing flashlight tag, miniature golf, and ferry ride over to Mackinac Island. I am not lucky enough to continue this tradition with my own children over 30 years later.
Whatever your Northern Michigan story is, it is why you are choosing to have your wedding here. Whether it is to relive old childhood memories or to bring your favorite people to your favorite place, Northern Michigan holds a special place in your heart. These guides are designed to help you on your planning journey so you can create an unforgettable weekend away for your family and friends.
I am so excited to offer planning resources for Northern Michigan couples. I have spent the last decade plus, shooting at some of the most well loved venues and working with the best vendors. I hope these resources help you on your Northern Michigan wedding planning journey.
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
Northern michigan wedding guides
Planning what to wear to your wedding is easy, but planning your outfits for engagement sessions can be hard. My style guide will provide you with helpful suggestions for what to wear to your engagement session as well as tips for couples to make the session a memorable way to kick of their wedding journey. This guide is included in all purchases of The Northern Michigan Bride.
If you are planning a wedding, you know that you have to create a timeline for the day of. With this guide, I take the guess work out of planning a timeline for a summer wedding, a fall wedding, a wedding at a church and much more. You will also get my best photo tips and answers to FAQ. This guide is included in all purchases of The Northern Michigan Bride.
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.
Northern Michigan has so many wonderful locations it is hard to choose where to take your engagement photos! This guide provides you with the best locations in Northern Michigan as well as a few bonus surprises. This guide is included in all purchases of The Northern Michigan Bride.
The most complete guide for all Northern Michigan wedding couples. This guide includes the engagement location guide, style guide, timeline and photo tip guide with additional bonuses like FAQ for wedding photos and much more. With over 50 pages of helpful tips and information, this guide is a must have for all of your planning needs!
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