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Sunflower Field Family Photos

If you’re ever in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in mid-August and looking for a great day trip, the sunflower field at Hall Farms is a must-see. With over 400,000 sunflowers, free admission (donations requested) and the ability to cut your own flowers, this place is truly a treat.

August 22, 2019

Family portrait in sunflower field


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Amanda & Neal’s “Pure Michigan” Wedding

Michigan is known for its beautiful lakes, hardwood forests, craft beer and welcoming communities. Amanda and Neal’s Manistique, Mich. wedding was the epitome of the state’s tagline, “Pure Michigan,” and everything that makes the state such an amazing place. 

July 23, 2019

Manistique Michigan Wedding Photography

Wedding, Weddings

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Ashley & Brett’s Ice-Covered 6th Anniversary in Negaunee, Michigan

On this stunning afternoon, Ashley, Brett and I ventured into the frigid temps to celebrate their love in a breathtaking winter wonderland. The tree branches were still coated with ice from the week before and the fresh coat of snow gave us a clean slate everywhere. It was cold. Like really cold. But it was BEAUTIFUL!

February 12, 2019

Marie Kelsey Photography-Winter Anniversary


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Wieringa Family | Harvey, Michigan

It’s not very often that when you’re in your mid-20s that you’re able to say you’ve had the same best friend since first grade. Luckily for me, that’s not the case. Though we are now separated by over 400 miles, I still get to call Brittany my BFF. How great is that?! Last weekend, Brittany, her […]

October 25, 2016


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DePetro Newborn Session | Marquette, Michigan

Ashley and Derrick had a beautiful baby boy on September 8. It was so special to get to photograph the little peanut and their beautiful family shortly after he turned two weeks. Enjoy!

September 25, 2016


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