autumn

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!)

Fall Portraits: The Baker Family

Such perfect color and light at Ella Sharp Park! I have“fall”en in love again with this all too familiar park! A few years ago I took pictures for this adorable family here and almost ruled it out for this year, but there are so many beautiful colors and lots of fun memories for them here. I love love loooove taking pictures for this family! It’ always so much fun! Thank you Bakers for always being flexible and willing to catch great light with me and for being such a sweet loving family! God bless you guys! ~Lindsay

Fall Family Portraits: Sneak Peek

A few favorites from last Saturday's family portraits. She is such a little cutie! She was a serious explorer of the woods and loved eating the apples I brought, but we caught a few smiles in that gorgeous morning light. So great seeing your beautiful family Matt and Sara! 

Little Autumn Cutie

Here's someone cute to brighten your day! This little autumn cutie has hit her 9 month milestone and will be a year in December. I can't believe how fast the year has gone! She's the happiest little girl I know and is now so curious and crawling everywhere. I just can't help but share her adorableness! 

At The Apple Orchard: The Chilcote Family

It's always such a treat to see this family! We had a lovely time at Meckley's apple orchard and I can't wait to go back this Friday!  The best time for apple orchard pictures are when the flowers bloom in spring April/May and in September when the apples are still on the trees. Ilike to keep an eye out for when the peek times are. So if you love what you see here, definitely contact me in advance to make sure you get the best out of the orchard experience. Happy autumn!

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/

 

 

 

Reserve Your Spot For Fall Portraits!

Now booking fall portrait sessions on the following dates! Contact me soon to reserve your spot on the following dates:  Friday, September 22nd, Saturday September 23rd, Sunday, October 8th, and Saturday, October 14th. Refer a friend and get 10% off your session! 

Contact me via the website/phone/email to reserve your portrait spot before the dates fill up!

Waiting For December: Maternity Session

Can't get enough of just how adorable this family is! Come December they will welcome their newest little one! Shelly you look amazing! So excited for you guys! Congratulations and I hope you have a wonderful holiday season as a family of four! 

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! 

Happy Friday!

The weekend is almost here! Happy Friday! 

Loved seeing this little one and her family on Tuesday! So many cute pictures to choose from I can't wait to share more soon! It's been truly wonderful to see so many of you this fall and to see how much your little ones have grown! Thank you for making time for pictures and for choosing me to capture all your smiles.
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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!

Soooo Precious!

Just nine days new and absolutely gorgeous! Hope this sweet little face brightens up your day. Congratulations Erin and Austin! She is so perfect in every way. My heart is so happy knowing how much she is loved. Enjoy all her snuggles and God bless your new little family! ~Lindsay 

Beautiful Mommy: Maternity Session

So happy for my sweet friend! This beautiful woman lives out her calling as a mom with so much love and grace and she is such an inspiration to me. Come January she will be a mommy of three and we just can't wait to meet her new little one! Here are just a few from tonight's maternity/family session. Congratulations Kristen! You are so beautiful inside and out and so is your family! 

Chris & Heather's Beautiful Barn Wedding

Chris and Heather's wedding was absolutely amazing! No detail was left undone and the natural rustic barn setting so picturesque! And the best part, getting to work with such a friendly and fun group of people! Everyone was so attentive to Chris and Heather and the day just flowed so perfectly! Even with the cold weather there was so much laughter and great energy!  I can't say enough about how special and unique their day was- A witty and hilarious rap created and performed by the Maid of Honor, horses that ate the bride's bouquet, best wedding meal we've ever had, the most incredible sunset you've ever seen, a full on high five and dance party entrance into the reception!!! We loved loved loved this wedding! Heather and Chris, it was wonderful to see you surrounded by such amazing friends and family! Seeing your love supported and celebrated was such a beautiful experience! I wish you lots of love, laughter, and years together! Congratulations on finding your best friend and love of your life! 

And a special thanks to Kristen of Raona Acres for all your hospitality and availability! You have created such a beautiful venue! We are in love! And a big thank you to DJ Jack Brown for providing such great sound in every part of the venue and for the warm caribbean music while we took pictures in the chilly outdoors! 

Venue: Raona Acres, Williamston MI | DJ: Jack Brown DJ/Entertainment | Flowers: by the Bride | Catering: Mel & Beth Gleason | Bride's Hair by: Naturally Raw Hair Studio, Ann Arbor, MI | Dress: David's Bridal | Linens & all Details by- Bride and family

Special Mini Bride Session

Here come the brides...Da da da da!  We had two little brides for yesterday's mini bridal sessions! 

I can't think of a better way to reuse a wedding dress, than this! Although it was a little chilly out these sweethearts put on their mommy's wedding dresses and were incredible little models! Their moms and I had so much fun playing dress up with them! And in between pictures we kept them royally warm by adorning them with a cozy fur coat! Thank you girls for making your mommies so happy! They will cherish this forever I'm sure! 

Pastor Family Portraits

I simply adore families who laugh, love, and play together! And the Pastor family is definitely one of these families! 

Getting to see this family and to watch their little ones grow through the years is such a treat! The multi colored brick wall was a super lucky find and their outfits could not have been more perfect for it! So grateful for the beautiful weather and fun we had! 

When I arrived at our meeting spot their kiddos were all ready for the camera with lots of adorable poses! They had fun playing copycat with daddy, pretending to be the Incredible Hulk, and showing me how high far they can jump (see below)! There were so many hilarious silly kid poses I couldn't include them all in this post! And I have to say my face almost hurt from smiling while I was editing! 

Playing with Meadow Lace Photography

Playing with Meadow Lace Photography

Pastor family it was such a pleasure getting to see you all again and I hope you have so much fun adorning your walls with new family photos! Take care, enjoy the beautiful autumn season, and I hope to see you all again sometime soon! 

Fall Mini-The Z Family

This family is so dear to me and getting to take pictures for them is always exciting! This year was especially exciting because Mrs. Z's parents were in town! 

Dear Z family, I am so glad we were able to make this happen during your parents' visit and with the changing of the leaves! Love you guys! ~Lindsay 

Fall Family At The Armory

One of my favorite families and I set out to experience one of my most favorite places...the open field at the armory! 

There were so many wonderful moments while taking pictures for these guys that I just had to share so many! I loved watching how the kids enjoyed playing in such a big open space and seeing how they could make each other laugh and smile! B family, you are always so incredibly fun to take pictures for! The chemistry between you two, J & K, is beautiful and the love and cuddles that your kids want to give you the whole time just melts me!  You are such a beautiful family and I have loved seeing your precious kiddos grow every year! Love you guys! ~Lindsay