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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.


Brother Rice v. Groves

Brother Rice played Groves in the District Finals this Saturday. It was really nice to get out and shoot some sports that weren’t taking place in darkness. I love a good slide-tackle shot

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