Wedding/Engagement

Luke & Sarah's Snowy November Wedding

Luke and Sarah’s day was such a reflection of their caring and fun personalities. Everyone was so helpful and not even the freezing cold could stop the smiles and laughter as guests gathered outside to celebrate with bubbles and sparklers.

Cake: The Blue Julep

Venue: Ella Sharp Museum

Dress: Patty’s Bridal Shop

Catering: CCC Event Catering

Hair: Kirstie Liechty

Make up: Nikita Tuthill

Assistant Rockstar Photographer: Jen Jacobs (Love you friend! You’re amazing!)

Starry Sparkler Sendoff: Davis Wedding Sneak Peek

Tonight’s sparkler sendoff was so beautiful and smokey that it looked as though they were walking through a starry universe.

So grateful for such a wonderful couple and bridal party who braved the cold and were so fun to work with! Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Davis! You’re married!!!

André & Jen's Detroit Yacht Wedding

I can’t say enough of how much I love this couple! Seeing these two surrounded, supported, and celebrated by their family and friends gave me goosebumps! They make each other laugh so much and have stuck together through thick and thin. Before I even knew how amazing their day was going to be, I just knew I had to be a part of it.

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Their beautiful day began at the Greektown Casino Hotel where they had their first look and hopped in a limo to catch the soft cloud covered light surrounding Detroit’s Belle Isle. It is simply gorgeous there! Following their sunny ceremony on the dock everyone boarded the yacht and set sail for the Ambassador bridge.

The captain and crew for the Infinity & Ovation Yacht Charter were absolutely wonderful! The whole party flowed seamlessly and the Captain even let Jen and André steer the boat! Their day was so much fun! Everyone danced and the party ended with everyone surrounding the couple, dancing with drinks in hand, all singing the words together!

Congratulations André and Jen! You are so wonderful together! It was a true joy to celebrating you with your amazing family and friends! Wishing you lots and lots of love! ~Lindsay

Credits-

Hotel: Greektown Casino Hotel

Ceremony/Reception Location: Infinity & Ovation Yacht Charters, St. Clair Shores

Hair & Makeup: Detroit Glam

Dress: Bombshell Bridal

Tux: Joseph A. Banks

Cake: Morning Glory Coffee and Pastries

Assistant Photographer: Jen Jacobs of Marry Me Photography (Rockstar Photographer and Incredible Friend)

Happy Anniversary

There's nothing better than living life with your best friend. And buying the same vehicle you had when you first were married (before kids)! How fun! I've been looking forward to anniversary pictures with these two and we had the perfect night for it. Congratulations Veronica and Neil for twenty years of marriage and twenty four years of friendship. 

 

 

Chris & Jessica's Black Barn Vineyard Wedding

Chris and Jessica's day was blessed with sunshine, family and friends from all over the states, and so much to entertain! It was the perfect day!

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When we arrived the Barn was absolutely stunning and the girls were all dressed in matching flannel shirts.!They were so cute laughing, getting emotional, and doting all over Jessica. It was adorable to see how close they all were! 

Growing up their families attended church together and it was at this very church where they first met each other. So prior to the ceremony, tucked away without seeing each other they took a moment to pray. And as guests were seated upstairs you could feel the excitement and joy of the two families ready to come together. 

At Black Barn Vineyard (BBV) everywhere we we went was picturesque! While guests enjoyed the cocktail hour, the bridal party explored the grounds and we made our way into the vineyards. 

Dinner was so delicious! The speeches were hilarious (including the best man's who couldn't be there but gave his via live video chat courtesy of the DJ), everyone enjoyed the sunset while playing lawn games, and talked into the night on the open bar patio. As the sky grew dark everyone filled the dance floor and the photo booth.

And before anyone could get tired (With exception of the little people), the S'more Bar was lit and everyone enjoyed sweet treats from The Oak Tree Lounge. Everyone stayed until the end of the night when it was time to say farewell and Chris and Jessica ran off into a flurry of bubbles to their honeymoon!  

Chris & Jess, it was such an honor to be a part of capturing your day!  You are truly blessed with so much love surrounding you and I'm so glad to know that you have God as your center. Much love and God bless you in your new life together! 

And last but not least, THANK YOUS!
A huge thank you to my incredible colleague, dear friend, and 2nd shooter, Jennifer Jacobs! You are my 2nd half! My mind reader! You do such amazing work! Thank you to Marilynn & Travis for having the cutest kids ever! To the staff at the Oak Tree Lounge, Thank you for the beautiful display of cocktails, wine, and s'more bar. You kept everyone so happy! To Wendy, Lloyd, and the staff of Black Barn Vineyard & Winery, thank you for how you took care of everyone, everything, and created such a beautiful space to celebrate! I hope to work with you all again! 

Further Credit:

Flowers from Horrocks & designed by Deb Ramirez

Hair & Makeup by- Megan Jones & Beth Miller at Salon J'adore

Dinner- Rollin Stone Wood Fired Pizza

Appetizers, Cocktails, Wine,  S'mores Bar- Oak Tree Lounge Catering

Venue: https://www.blackbarnvineyardandwinery.com/

 

 

 

Sneak Peek: Chris & Jessica's Wedding!

A handful of bridal party favorites from Chris' and Jess's lovely Black Barn Vineyard wedding! There were so many gorgeous magical moments! I can't wait to share more soon! 

John & Meghan's Wedding Day!

Meghan and John have been together since high school and seeing how loved these two were by their families and how well both families blended together was so beautiful. It was like one big family! 

Moments before the ceremony John and Meghan prayed together (making sure not to see each other before the ceremony). His mom was so sweet and teary eyed before, during, and after the ceremony. John's uncle lead the ceremony. After their I do's they, along with their bridal party, headed to downtown Jackson in a trolley bus. The toasts before dinner were hilarious, the dinner fantastic, and the dancing incredible! The bride did such a beautiful job of completely transforming the space (Lumen Christi High School. Where they met!) into a beautiful banquet hall! Meghan added so many beautiful touches to their day, including their bouquets! Their night was so much fun! EVERYONE danced (even grandpa got up and danced with the bride) into the night and the two took off together through sparkling lights to their honeymoon! 

Congratulations Meghan and John! You are a kind and fun couple and it was such an honor to be a part of your day! 

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Sneak peek from Meghan & John's wedding! Their day, their families, and their love are so beautiful! Can't wait to share more from their spectacular celebration!!!

Keith & Krista's Wedding Day

Congratulations to newlyweds Keith and Krista! This adorable couple were celebrated with their family and friends at The Silo in Allegan, MI under a beautiful country blue spring sky!  

Before guests arrived the two met together under the balcony for a "first look" and some alone time together (with a few cameras present ;) ). The rustic wagon, and covered porch were the perfect setting for their country styled wedding. These two were so sweet on each other that picture perfect moments were a breeze to capture!

It was beautiful to see just how much this day meant for the two of them. Together with written vows, communion together, and the tying of a three stranded cord they solidified their commitment to one another. 

After dinner the two slipped out to practice their dance and wowed everyone with their beautiful waltz and choreographed garter dance! Everyone filled the dance floor and some watched from the balcony as the two took a walk at sunset. After dancing all night the two headed off onto their honeymoon with a sparkler sendoff! 

Krista and Keith, I'm so happy for you both. It is a wonderful thing to share life with your best friend. I hope you continue to grow strong in your bond with one another and with God as your center. Congratulations! 

And last but not least a huge thank you to the wonderful staff at The Silo and a huge thank you to the amazing Jennifer Buehrer for assisting all day. Jennifer your perspective and timing are beautiful! I cannot imagine the day and the drive without your fun company!

Golden Sunshine: Jessica & Chris's engagement session

So in love with the golden spring sunshine we had last night! I had planned to only share one or two of this beautiful couple real quick last night but there were so many sweet moments! Aren't these two so adorable!? Cannot wait to celebrate their I do's come this September!

Keith and Krista's Wedding Sneak Peek!

Here's a sneak peek of Newlyweds Krista and Keith who just tied the knot on Saturday! Congratulations Krista and Keith!
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Alex and Alexandra's Wedding Day

Spring peaked just in time for Alex and Alexandra's beautiful Michigan wedding! These two have traveled from Michigan to Texas and back again to be with each other and could not wait for this amazing day to come! 

While an intimate group of friends and family gathered in the sanctuary, Alexandra's father waited to see her in her wedding dress. His expression was priceless!

After a beautiful ceremony, family hugs, and pictures we headed to downtown Jackson for pictures of just the two of them.

There were so many beautiful touches to their day including the beautiful bouquets that Alexandra made with a bracelet in memory of her brother.  

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Following pictures they were joined by their family and friends to celebrate with dinner and dessert (Complete with traditional Flan!) at The Grand River Brewery.

Alex and Alexandra, your day was so beautiful! I am so glad you two have found your soul mate (Tu media naranja)! Congratulations and God bless your beautiful life together!

Contreras Wedding: Sneak Peek

Congratulations to Alex and Alexandra, who just tied the knot yesterday!!! These two were all smiles and could not wait to get married! It was such a privilege to be a part of their day.

 Here is a little sneak peek of some favorites from our time in the church and Jackson, MI post ceremony. Alex and Alexandra you two are electric! I love all the laughter you two bring out in each other and I am SO happy for you both! It was wonderful to be there capturing your wedding story! Can't wait to share the rest with you soon! 

André & Jennifer's Engagement Session

Gosh I love this couple! They are so adorable together, they make each other (and me) laugh a lot, and they are such great people to hang out with. So glad we were able to hang out again and capture some engagement photos before autumn's end. Here are a few of my favorites from their session.  Congratulations Jennifer and André! Can't wait for your beautiful wedding day! 

Sarah & Patrick's Vintage Lake House Wedding

Sarah and Patrick's day was absolutely stunning, but what you must know about these two, is that whatever they do they do whole heartedly! Sarah in my book wins bride of the year for making her own wedding cake (blueberry and thyme cake with lemon curd filling, and butter cream frosting) and sewing dresses for their daughter and all the little flower girls. Together they even home brewed their own pale ale for their guests! This all being done for their Michigan wedding while living in New York! 

These two have been in love for quite some time and as the ceremony began you could already tell how much the two families had already become one.  The girls carried bouquets filled with the lovely scent of sage and the flower girls carried baskets with rosemary and lavender. The weather was perfect and everything looked, felt, and even smelled beautiful!

Following the ceremony guests enjoyed cocktails (created by the bride & groom), hors d'oeuvres, and a family style dinner catered by Katherine's Catering. Everyone enjoyed dancing while the sun set over the lake and the celebration concluded with a large group photo and bouquet toss! It was an absolute pleasure getting to spend the day with this couple and their kind, generous, and sincerely cool family and friends. 

 

Congratulations to you Sarah and Patrick! You two are amazingly talented and you and your family are such beautiful people inside and out!

A huge thank you to Jennifer Buehrer and her team for their incredible coordinating of the ceremony at the Hillsdale Arboretum and complete set up of the lake house reception. You all made the vision come alive!  And a special thanks to my wonderful friend and assistant Erica McIntosh for the beautiful photos you take. And to Jennifer Buehrer again for the untouched reception and cocktail hour shots you were able to sneak in before the party started! You are both so amazing to work with! We make a great team!

Credits: 
Catering: Katherine's Catering Co.  Ann Arbor, MI

Hair: Kali Kleam and Adrienne Looper of Flip Salon

Makeup: Kim DeCovich with Mary Kay

Flowers: Angel's Floral Creations  Brooklyn, MI

Rentals: Grand Occasion Coldwater, MI & The Rental Co.  Holland, MI

DJ: Fairy Tale Productions

Coordinator: Jennifer Buehrer of Luna Dulce Photography

Meghan & John's Romantic Lake Enagement: Sneek Preview

 Blown away by how adorable these two are! Their chemistry, the sunset, the lake, the farm, the friendly farm animals (check out the "photobomber" in the last shot)! Everything was absolutely perfect! Here is just a little sneak peek from tonight's romantic engagement session. More to come soon!

Sarah & Patrick's Vintage Wedding: Sneak Peek

Just a quick sneak peek from today's incredible wedding celebration! Sarah & Patrick's day was simply gorgeous! I cannot wait to share more! To see more updates of this beautiful couple and their day be sure to like MLP on Facebook

Kevin & Hannah's Michigan Wedding Reception

Labor day weekend was crazy gorgeous here in Michigan and so perfect for celebrating this beautiful couple!

In just a little over a month these two will be married in California where they met! To make sure everyone would be able to join in on the celebration, a pre-wedding reception for family was held at Kevin's parents lake house. The breeze from the lake, boat rides, kayaking, and full service ice cream truck kept everyone pleasantly cool. A special thanks to Lauren from Leave it to Us Wedding & Event Planning for all the beautiful touches you added to their celebration.  Congratulations Kevin and Hannah! I wish you all the best!