ryan + jenn // packard proving grounds wedding

ryan + jenn // packard proving grounds wedding

so begins another dreamy wedding season, and it’s ryan + jenn’s classic and elegant wedding that they hosted at the seriously beautiful packard proving grounds that’s kicking it off. this wedding was filled to the brim with goodness… everything from first looks (yeah, multiple!) to vintage cars, faygo products being in the spotlight, to a […]

maggie + aaron // a romantic wedding on the north shores of oahu, hawaii

maggie + aaron // a romantic wedding on the north shores of oahu, hawaii

…welcome + aloha! whatever brought you here, you should know that what you’re not going to find here are typical destination wedding photos, because this destination happened to be home… maggie + aaron traveled to the native place of her family, and it was here with their closest friends + family that they began the next tale […]

nick + kelsey // cleveland, ohio wedding photography

nick + kelsey // cleveland, ohio wedding photography

i love this love story pretty hard you guys, …mostly i love that it appears from the outside to be quiet + modest, and then i caught the glimpse of him seeing kelsey in her wedding dress for the first time and saw his entire being light up. seven years later, and they still look at each […]

tom + sarena // hidden vineyard wedding barn

tom + sarena // hidden vineyard wedding barn

   when i met this couple, i found them snuggling + kissing in the peony gardens and i knew from that point forward, i would be witnessing one of those love stories that punches you in the gut in all the best ways. just the way i like it. their wedding day was as dreamy […]

dallas + celeste // sarnia, ontario wedding photography

dallas + celeste // sarnia, ontario wedding photography

i had a whole lot to say about this wedding, but nothing i was saying could possibly encapsulate everything this day was more than the words shared by dallas + celeste’s  officiant. i remember standing there, completely lost in the words being spoken. the fact that he had to scream them to overpower the gush of […]

don + danielle // salvage one, chicago wedding photography

don + danielle // salvage one, chicago wedding photography

don + danielle hosted the most intimate, eclectic and romantic wedding i’d ever seen. as if the venue wasn’t perfection in itself, their vision for their wedding and all of the details it included took it to another level. the whole day had the feel of the most normal and yet completely elegant sunday you […]

sean + kara // misty farms wedding photography

sean + kara // misty farms wedding photography

some love stories are impossible for me to articulate because the depth of the love is so consuming that when you’re in the swing of witnessing it, you aren’t thinking. you can’t think. you can only acknowledge the feeling of your racing heart. you can only embrace the tears that begin to fill your eyes. […]

ben + mandy // livonia, michigan wedding photography

ben + mandy // livonia, michigan wedding photography

the fact that i get to spend the majority of my weekends documenting the love stories of so many people is special blessing all in itself. but nothing compares to the weekends when the couple is near and dear to your heart. just a year ago, ben was standing by my side as BridesMAN in […]

amy + drue // married on a yacht in saugatuck, michigan

amy + drue // married on a yacht in saugatuck, michigan

for the second time this wedding season, i showed up to a wedding day never having met the couple, and once again had my heart blown to smithereens by the intensity of the love and the one of a kind + completely intimate style of wedding that was created by the couple. amy + drue […]

chase + hilary // lake front northern michigan wedding photography

chase + hilary // lake front northern michigan wedding photography

this wedding day was so intensely beautiful that i stayed up almost the entire night editing it. prepping a sneak peek for the day after turned into needing to look at every single photograph, and before i knew it, it was almost time for the sun to come up! hilary + chase hosted a beautiful […]