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Meadow Brook Hall Engagement Photos

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Meadow Brook Hall is one of my absolute favorite places to take engagement photos! The historic architecture and lush gardens lend themselves to create stunning imagery. Emma and Austin wanted a relaxed atmosphere with gorgeous natural and architectural elements. We used free flowing poses to create very organic movement. Incorporating natural movement generates gorgeous photos […]

Meadow Brook Hall Engagement Photos

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Groom hugs bride as she smiles while they lay on the grass, taken by Green Holly Photography at Oakhurst Country Club

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Romantic Oakhurst Country Club Wedding Sarah’s favorite color has always been aqua, so that was the center of their color scheme for this Oakhurst Country Club wedding. Their neutral color palette with pops of the bright blue gave everything the sense of elegance that you’d expect from this classic venue. They added greenery to the […]

Oakhurst Country Club Wedding

Spring Wedding Addison Oaks Buhl Estate

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I am so excited to share Sara and Steve’s Spring Wedding Addison Oaks Buhl Estate. The peaceful and serene Buhl Estate is in Leonard, Michigan, surrounded by a quiet pond and beautiful trees. Sara and Steve began their day here in Addison Oak Buhl Estate’s wedding suites. They privately read cards from one another, prepared […]

Spring Wedding Addison Oaks Buhl Estate

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How to create a wedding day timeline in michigan

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Weddings are stressful, and having a plan is a non-negotiable aspect of the biggest day of your life. It doesn’t matter how you’re getting married —  from an adventure elopement to a big white wedding, a wedding day timeline is essential. A wedding day timeline is just a way of keeping the festivities going, making […]

How To Create A Wedding Day Timeline in 5 Easy Steps

Bride and groom wrapping their arms around each other as they pose in front of a stream during their wedding shoot with Green Holly Photography at their Royal Park Hotel wedding

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Bask in the beauty that is Ashley and Anthony’s Royal Park Hotel wedding. The elegant Royal Park Hotel is in Rochester, Michigan, surrounded by wooded trails and the relaxing Paint Creek River. Ashley and Anthony began their day here in two of the hotel’s lovely wedding suites. For their first look and wedding portraits we […]

Royal Park Hotel Wedding | Ashley + Anthony

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Top Wedding Photography Myths

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As a newly engaged couple you’ve come across a mass of information on wedding blogs, in magazines, and advice via friends and family. Some of that information is undoubtedly perpetuating several common wedding photo myths. I’m here to dispel some of these common wedding photo myths for you in hopes of enhancing your wedding photography experience. […]

Top 9 Wedding Photo Myths

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

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Choosing a wedding photographer can be a daunting task! There are literally hundreds to choose from. Weeding through the various styles, prices, referrals from your friends and family, all create an abundance of stress and fatigue. After awhile everything blends together and choosing just one photographer is like trying to eat just one cookie. Not […]

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

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Wedding Second Photographers

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Do I Need A Wedding Second Photographer? Beginning your search for wedding photography has probably brought up the question, “Do I need a second photographer at my wedding?” I’m going to begin this post with the disclaimer that these are my personal opinions on wedding second photographers. Every photographer has different needs and will have […]

Wedding Second Photographers

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Getting Ready Wedding Day

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Getting ready photos can be some of the most treasured photos of your wedding day! The misconception is that ‘getting ready’ photos primarily entails hair and makeup being done. In reality, many things are accomplished during the getting ready portion of your day. You will want to plan time accordingly! The first thing I will do […]

Getting Ready Wedding Day Photos