Had to share a few more from tonight's engagement session. The sunset was absolutely breathtaking and these two and their little Corgies are so adorable!
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 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!
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!
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
I love this family so much! Can't believe how much their kiddos have grown since we last took pictures! Here are just a few of my favorites from our time on the Battlecreek Riverwalk. Charis and Jeremy, you guys are adorable! Can't wait to share the rest with you soon! ~Lindsay
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!
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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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!
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
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!
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!
After meeting with Brennan and Lisa I simply cannot imagine one without the other! They are such an adorable couple and so in love! It was so easy to capture the chemistry between them because they have so much of it! I cannot wait to see them say their "I do's" and celebrate with them next spring! Here are some of my favorites from their engagement session. I hope they make you want to give a big hug to your own sweetheart!
The evening with Kacey and her mom was absolutely perfect! She is such a lovely young woman and it was so much fun picking the perfect spots and poses for her Senior Remake Session. The soft sunlight and the fresh scent of the lavender and mint growing around us made for such a cool end of the summer experience! Kacey you and your mom are so cute together and I am very glad to have been able to spend more time with the two of you and to help you create the senior portraits you've always wanted!
It was so wonderful to take portraits for this family at their favorite summer spot! Their little one absolutely loves the water and getting to capture him at play was so much fun!
Daniel and Mary, it has been a pleasure getting to meet your family! Your little guy is so sweet! So glad it worked out perfectly to meet up at the lake! Thank you for introducing me to such a beautiful place! My family and I have already gone back to enjoy it! Take care and enjoy the rest of your summer! God bless!