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The most magically magnificent rainbowesque engagement session happened – and I got to photograph it. Can you guys tell I’m a little overly excited about this one? Molly and Andrew were so much fun exploring the murals in Eastern Market with me. The rainbow zebra mural is by far one of my favorites. Guys, how […]

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Five minutes into meeting Chelsea I felt like we were girlfriends from college. Not only is she the easiest human to get along with – I posted some preview images on Instagram the night of hers and Nick’s Edsel and Eleanor Ford House engagement and I received (no joke) 20 messages of people that knew […]

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I was like a kid in a candy store when the day finally came for Celeste and Tom’s downtown Detroit engagement shoot! Also, this says a lot because I have a serious problem with loving everything sweet, but that’s besides the point haha! I’m not kidding guys I felt like I’ve been loving on Celeste […]

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Holly and Tommy spent the evening dancing seven stories up, on the rooftop of the historic Detroit Athletic Club. They both wore matching Shinola watches, a nod to their high class fashion sense and the company that was founded in Detroit. Holly’s pink gown flowed in the breeze and perfectly complimented the sunset views of […]

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Emily and Ryan hold a special place in my heart; not only are they my clients, but Sean and I are actually Ryan’s clients! (He’s our project manager over at the farm.) I’ve had so much fun getting to know the different sides of these two. From them getting dolled up for their engagement session, […]

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Engagement sessions are meant to tell a little portion of your story. Whenever couples have a location in mind that is meaningful to them I absolutely┬álove it! We started David and Morgan’s engagement session at the lakeside property David’s parents will be building a home on this year. I love the idea that years from […]

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When Nikki told me her and Adam wanted to do their engagement photos in a nature/outdoorsy setting I know the Edsel and Eleanore Ford House would be the perfect fit! Nikki’s baby blue dress and nude heels matched the May blooms perfectly. We won’t leave Adam out; see if you can find a photo of […]

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When I was editing Elise and Ryan’s Detroit spring engagement shoot my preschool niece, Jaclyn, walked up to my computer. She looked at the screen and said, “Wowww Sammie, that girl is so pretty. I mean she’s really pretty, and I like her fancy dress. Oh… and boys are weird.” I couldn’t agree more Jaclyn […]

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Holy smokes did we strike gold this spring with Tacora and Keith’s Detroit spring engagement session. I had been dying to shoot a couple with some magnolia trees in bloom, and was shocked to find the most beautiful magnolias in Detroit. We spent the evening admiring the beauty of the Detroit Institute of Arts and […]

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Shooting in Holland during spring – aka the tulip festival – has been one of my dreams! When Taylor told me that her and Adam went to Hope College, and that they would love to do a Holland Michigan engagement session I about died!! Luckily we were able to do their shoot Monday morning and […]

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