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Melissa & Jeremy’s Black and White Wedding

Who doesn’t love a classic black and white wedding? I know I sure do! I absolutely adored the white roses, black dresses and suits, and hand-picked details that were found through Melissa and Jeremy’s wedding day. This wonderful couple currently resides in Wisconsin, but decided to come home to the U.P. for their wedding. They […]

August 28, 2019

Marie Kelsey Photography-Bride and Groom on their wedding day in Marquette Michigan

Wedding, Weddings

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Our New Home | Lifestyle Family Photography Session

This summer has been crazy busy. Between photographing a half dozen weddings, raising two little kiddos, working full time, Rick changing jobs and all of the other things life has thrown at us, for some crazy reason, we decided to sell our home and buy a new one. We’re definitely insane, right?

Despite all of the stress buying, selling and moving caused us over the past few months, it was so worth it. We finally feel settled in our new Negaunee home and are loving making new memories in this special place.

August 27, 2019

Lifestyle Family Photography


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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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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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Annabelle Marie: Our baby girl

At the beginning of December, my little family of three became a family of four when we welcomed our precious baby girl, Annabelle Marie, into the world. These are our first official family photos – so many thanks to my sister for stepping behind my camera to grab these images!

February 1, 2019

Family photo

Family, Newborn

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