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A family heirloom ring. A necklace he picked out especially for her back when they were just dating. The perfect white dress her grandma helped her choose. Their favorite, memory-filled vacation spot. Meaghan and Sean put so much thought into this sweet, sentimental, Port Huron engagement session and I had so much fun photographing it! […]

Port Huron Engagement Session

July 24, 2019

Chloe and I became best friends back in middle school and we have always been partners in crime. We did everything together. Summer sleep-away camp, high school, birthday parties, swing dancing classes, Cedar Point trips, mission trips, you name it. Then, we grew up and headed off to college. Chloe went to college in Pennsylvania […]

Dallas Texas Anniversary Session

July 17, 2019

You’ve heard of high school sweethearts… well Amy and Austin are basically middle school sweethearts. They have gone to every prom together, every year of high school, then college…. and now they’re getting married! When we first started planning out their engagement session, Amy knew that she wanted really romantic golden “fairytale” vibes. She and […]

Belle Isle Engagement Session

June 26, 2019

As I’m sure you can tell just from the photos below, this is one contagiously in love couple. Geena and Mitch go together better than Leslie Knope and Ben Wyatt. Her laugh is so infectious, he is the perfect fiancé, and I had so much fun with them.   Originally Michiganders themselves, Mitch and Geena […]

Waterfront Chicago – Engagement Session

June 5, 2019

This engagement shoot was extra special because the shooting location, Stony Creek Metropark, is the same place where Don proposed to Kelsey! They both love the outdoors, and back on this particular day, they were playing golf. Don knows that Kelsey is not routinely the best at golf, so he had this great plan to […]

Stoney Creek Metropark – Engagement Session

May 22, 2019

Let me introduce you to Kelsey and Bill. A.K.A: The cutest couple ever. They’re getting married in Ohio but wanted a Detroit engagement session, because it’s near and dear to them. Kelsey works downtown, and she and Bill have made so many great memories in the city. We shot their engagement photos at the Detroit […]

Detroit Engagement Session – Kelsey and Bill

May 8, 2019

When Stephanie asked if it would be too weird to shoot her and Elias’ engagement photos in a Dunkin’ Donuts, I instantly knew we were going to be friends. My instinctual reaction was confirmed when I met them for the first time in person and we instantly clicked. (Get it? Clicked? We love a good […]

Dunkin’ Donuts + Pittsburg Steelers – Engagement Session

April 17, 2019

When I walked into the rehearsal dinner for a wedding I was shooting last year, two of the first things I noticed were Jacquline’s heart-warming smile and Griff’s kind presence. Jacquline was a killer maid of honor. She has the type of cheerfulness and organizational skills that every bride needs by their side. Griff was […]


April 8, 2019

Congratulations to Abe and Audrey!! I am so excited for these two to get married. They met through mutual friend groups years ago, and are now eagerly counting down the days till their summer wedding. They love coffeeshops, fast cars, and classical music, so the locations for their engagement session were perfect. Shooting at the […]

Detroit Institute of Arts – Engagement Session

January 23, 2019