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  • Here is Where Your Journey Begins …

    This is a website that is as raucous as it is romantic. It's an eclectic collection of amazing personas that come together every year to make my job as a wedding photographer so amazing. Scrolling though these posts always leaves me humbled and smiling to myself, happy to recall my clients' laughter as they experienced their big day. I hope that visiting here gives you a little bit of the same. I'd love it even more if it inspired you to let me help tell your story. Maybe we'll even make a few inside jokes of our own? Enjoy.


Tea Creek

The Glassy waters of the Tea Creek. Up at my Mom and Dad’s place. More picures here: 

Coney Island

Didn’t shoot much today. Here is a grab shot of the National Coney Island on the Corner of Gratiot and 11 Mile Roads. It was handheld and a little soft, thusly. I PPed out a power line in sort

Cold Blooded

This picture would be a lot cooler if I took it somewhere exotic … or even in a Florida trailer park. This iguana was asctually photographed at the Detroit Zoo in the amphibian exhibit. Sure,

finishing the race

This photo was taken for a cluster of local papers in Oakland County, MI. This girl’s varsity runner is finishing her race. I made an attempt at dragging the shutter a bit and panning to

Sara :: Bridal

Sarah – As of a few hours ago she became a Mrs. This image was taken at a golf course in Dearborn. Sarah and her new husband, Brian were a charm.  Now … it is late, and I must shoot CC in


“BOO!” This is Henry. He a little boy that I photographed this morning as the second part of a session that started last week. I find that getting kids outside is usually the easiest way

QB sidelined

Avondale’s injured QB, Brandon. An easier shot that the action under the terrible light on a highschool football field. 

senior session outake

Here is kind of a cutting room floor photo from a senior portrait session. Collin was a bit shy at first, but turned out to be a really cool kid. Checkout more of Colin’s pics at