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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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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

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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

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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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

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

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Guide Engagement Photos

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Guide to Michigan Engagement Photos Engagement shoots are a super fun part of the wedding experience! They help you practice for your wedding day while also allowing you to get more comfortable with me and my camera. Easing into the photo process will relax your nerves tremendously! Getting a feel for the process and seeing […]

Engagement Photo Guide Michigan

Wedding First Look Info

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Over the past few years, there has been a huge jump in the number of couples doing a wedding First Look. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, essentially it’s a time (usually a few hours before the ceremony) where the couple can see one another for the first time in a quiet and intimate setting. […]

The First Look

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Wedding Photo Albums Michigan

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Living in the digital age has made me realize the importance of wedding albums. If you’re like me you take photos on your phone and that’s the end of it. Maybe you remember to save them to the cloud or a hard drive, but you never really look at them again. Sure every couple of […]

The Importance of Wedding Albums