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I teared up twice during Bridget and Lisa’s wedding ceremony.  The whole day was a celebration of love, friendship, and equality.  City club was at it’s very best, the day ran flawlessly and the cake and treat table by Sweet heather Anne was beyond beautiful.  Weddings are such a special time of support, and joy and love.  Bridget and Lisa’s day did not take one moment for granted!  There were so many moments! Here are a few of them.2016-10-18_00022016-10-18_00032016-10-18_00042016-10-18_00052016-10-18_00062016-10-18_00072016-10-18_00082016-10-18_00092016-10-18_00102016-10-18_00112016-10-18_00122016-10-18_00132016-10-18_00142016-10-18_00152016-10-18_00162016-10-18_00172016-10-18_00182016-10-18_00192016-10-18_00202016-10-18_00212016-10-18_00222016-10-18_00232016-10-18_00242016-10-18_00252016-10-18_00262016-10-18_00272016-10-18_00282016-10-18_00292016-10-18_00302016-10-18_00312016-10-18_00322016-10-18_00332016-10-18_00342016-10-18_00352016-10-18_00362016-10-18_00372016-10-18_00382016-10-18_00392016-10-18_00402016-10-18_00412016-10-18_00422016-10-18_00432016-10-18_00442016-10-18_00452016-10-18_00462016-10-18_00472016-10-18_00482016-10-18_00492016-10-18_00502016-10-18_00512016-10-18_00522016-10-18_00532016-10-18_00542016-10-18_0055

2016-10-04_0002We started out at Vinology for a glass of wine and then did some exploring around Ann Arbor.  Then we met up with Ashley and Phil who brought along Lauren and David’s Arnold.  Arnold was the star of the second half of the engagement session (though we got some of just Lauren and David too!) and we took him to play in the woods!!  Kind words from Lauren after seeing the photos made my heart sing :

“These are so fun! While I definitely love almost all of the pictures you shot of David and me, I really cannot get over how awesome the pictures of Arnold are. I love the close-up shot of us on the bridge, and I love love love the candid shots with Arnold at the park. You definitely captured our love and our little family, and I am so grateful!

You are so talented, and I am just giddy right now. Thank you!”

Here are a few of my favorites!!


I don’t think the pictures can do this group and the joy and tears they laughed and shed justice!  At the bottom of the post is a link to the slideshow, enjoy that and know I had to cut hundreds of smiles and hugs and poses out so it would run and not take up a whole afternoon!  Thank you Kierra and Devier, Twofoot and Bill Hamilton Design for an amazing day!! (I want to add that the garter toss has never been so classy or romantic, everyone in the room was swooning when DeVier knelt down and massaged Kierra’s feet)



The whole slideshow HERE


So so so happy to be able to celebrate Sara and Dan’s little Lilah!! These two are amazing and their little girl is going to be the smartest on the block!! Extra cool that they bought the home of one of my other families who I’ve photographed for the last few years, so I knew right where they were!!!  enjoy!!