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Best of 2019: Weddings and Love Stories

It just wouldn’t be the new year without a post celebrating some of my favorite photos from the past 365 days. Happy 2020!

January 2, 2020

Bride at Marquette Michigan Lighthouse

Engagement, Wedding

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Sydney and Keith’s Fall Engagement

The fall colors in the U.P. truly are spectacular. I was so excited when Sydney reached out to me and asked if I could photograph her and Keith’s engagement photos in Marquette in early October. I knew that we would have the most breathtaking backdrop all around us!

November 1, 2019

Engagement Photos in Marquette MI


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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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Melissa & Jeremy’s Winter Engagement in Marquette, Michigan

Brave doesn’t even begin to describe Melissa and Jeremy. Two people who decide to take their engagement photos on the frigid shores of Lake Superior with sub zero temps are SO much more than brave. They’re incredible. “We had to hop in the cars to warm up a few times throughout our session, but the […]

March 18, 2019

Engaged couple on the shores of Lake Superior in the winter in Marquette, MI


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Kelsey and DJ’s Apple Orchard Engagement

Kelsey is a caring, kind, funny and beautiful human being. I have known her for a number of years through school and work, and I can honestly say she’s the type of person you feel lucky to have in your life. I was beyond thrilled for her when she met DJ. He seems to be […]

June 13, 2017


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