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Family Photo Wedding Guide

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Taking Family Photos at Your Wedding Part 1: Family Photos Lists Family photo lists are a very important part of your wedding day. Taking family photos at your wedding will without a doubt be one of the most frustrating parts of your day, however, they’ll also be some of your most displayed photos. Taking these […]

Family Photo Lists

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Bride and groom wearing traditional attire and holding hands in front of officiant, taken by Green Holly Photography

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Informational

We already know that wedding planning is a complicated process. Now imagine that complicated process being turned up to a hundred. Well, that’s what a multicultural wedding is: a massive undertaking that seeks to blend two cultures together.  There’s so much to consider when planning a multicultural wedding. So, I thought I’d make it easy […]

Top 9 Tips for Planning a Multicultural Wedding

Outdoor Wedding Venues Michigan

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Michigan is home to so many beautiful venues, and some of the best outdoor wedding venues in Michigan are drop-dead gorgeous. It’s not finding amazing venues that’s hard, it’s just making that decision over which venue to choose that ends up being the challenge. We’re going to take a look at some of the top-rated […]

Top 10 Rated Outdoor Wedding Venues in Michigan

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Meadow Brook Hall Engagement Photos

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Engagement

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

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

Weddings

Spring Wedding Addison Oaks Buhl Estate

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Weddings

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

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

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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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Weddings

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

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

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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