a christmas eve wedding // ann arbor, michigan

a christmas eve wedding // ann arbor, michigan

i love small intimate weddings that include only the most important people, i love when children are involved, i love when the dresses aren’t white, and i love vows that make me weepy. a christmas eve wedding i’ll surely never forget,

at home with elizabeth + keenan // geneva, illinois

at home with elizabeth + keenan // geneva, illinois

funny how the universe works… this freezing little afternoon with these two came together thanks to documenting my pregnancy on instagram, and the internet connecting likeminded people! elizabeth + keenan are soulful, creative, and kind people. they live in the bottom floor of this really cute house that is filled end to end with the […]

drunk on love // 2016’s finest

drunk on love // 2016’s finest

welcome to the billionth “best of 2016” blog post you’ve likely seen on your morning scrolls over coffee! what you’re going to find here is an obscene amount of photos that i feel truly represent the things that i loved most about this last year of documenting the love stories of these beautiful people. you’re […]

taylor + adam // #hulyksmith

taylor + adam // #hulyksmith

jo and i woke up one early + gloomy saturday morning, and we went to spend a little bit of time with taylor at home with her cats before she set off for the most charming wedding  i’ve seen in a long long time. seriously, the best. this didn’t surprise me for one second though, and you’re going […]

getting cozy with hayley + jake // ferndale, michigan

getting cozy with hayley + jake // ferndale, michigan

i met these two awhile back on a styled shoot that marty and i were posing as bride + groom for. hayley was dolling me up as the hair + makeup artist, and jake was assisting her for the day. once i caught on that they were husband and wife, i kinda sorta demanded that […]

saturday morning with the adam’s family

saturday morning with the adam’s family

if you can imagine all the ooey gooey lovey dovey friendship stuff a person can say about one of their dearest friends, just go ahead and insert alllllll of it right here. one of my favorite things in the world, is having the honor of this crazy good friendship, and the opportunity to pause one […]

lauren + phil // bloomfield hills, michigan

lauren + phil // bloomfield hills, michigan

i always walk away from every wedding with one single memory that sticks with me forever. there was a moment when lauren was walking down the aisle with her dad and her papa when i saw lauren’s eyes fill with water, and i watched her dad reach over to grab her hand as if to […]

at home with jaclyn + christine // love kicks ass

at home with jaclyn + christine // love kicks ass

jaclyn will forever be a giant part of our family, as she was by our side while we brought our  josephine into this world, so to spend a little morning with her + the love her life while they just had a morning together was a beautiful addition to the ways in which we’ll be […]