2017

This was a year for me to find my voice. If you know me, that might sound funny because I’m quite a chatty person. Nonetheless, it’s taken work and time and patience to get to know myself and learn how to say what I really mean and not say what I don’t really mean. And […]

Fernwood

Hugo + Genevieve || Styled Shoot I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve. Jane Austin, Pride and Prejudice What a dream! When Abby Fox (All Buttoned Up Events) came to me with the idea for a whimsical, poetic, winter wedding design I knew it was something I wanted to be […]

David + Lauren

Ada, MI  || 5/20/17 It rained that day, but there is always in the sky a tiny scrap of blue at the service of happiness, which lovers see, even when the rest of creation is under an umbrella. Victor Hugo, Les Miserables I’ve always had a special place in my heart for rainy day weddings […]

Jake + Abby

05/29/17 Jake + Abby just celebrated their one year anniversary! Though I’m just ridiculously behind on my blogging these days, there’s something I love about looking back at weddings after some time has gone by. Since Jake is my brother, I get the unique experience of witnessing his and Abby’s marriage quite often since shooting […]

2016

To be honest, I’ve written about 6 different first sentences to this post. This year was… everything at the same time. You know how you come inside from the freezing cold and can feel your fingers thaw? They tingle, throb and feel hot and cold at the same time. Your knuckles ache a little, and you know they […]

Conor + Yuka

August, 2016 This botanical summer wedding on the water was all elegance and excitement. Conor + Yuka met at Hope College while Yuka was studying abroad in the US from Japan. During the span of their dating years Yuka led a trip for Hope students to spend a week in Japan, during which Conor met her […]