I think it's important that you know who you are dealing with when it comes to the photographer in charge of capturing important moments. Here's a quick rundown about me.
For twenty years I lived a half-mile from Lake Michigan in Holland. Currently, I now reside in Holly, MI with my husband, Evan, who I've been happily married to for 5+ amazing years. I'm a sucker for a good sunset, relaxing in a bubble bath, or listening to thunderstorms pass through. I love Jesus, puns, The Office, sleeping with two pillows, the smell of a freshly mowed lawn, and harmonizing to any song. I've never been a city person. Give me some woods, a lake, and a porch with a warm breeze and I'll be set. Cheese is my love language. One of the best feelings in the world is when your crying and can hardly breathe because you're laughing so hard- I thrive around people who feed off of that kind of joy. My husband and I moved into our first home on some acreage after four years of believing for it. We can't wait to make both our house and property our own. No kids or pets yet, but we wouldn't trade any of the adventures we've shared with just the two of us so far.
I am a graduate from Saginaw Valley State University where I earned my Bachelors degree in communications and an art minor. For most of my married life I was a student and commuter, so I am thrilled that we're onto new things!
Just a heads up that 90% of the time, I'll cry at any wedding, whether I'm behind the camera or not. Call me a sap. Or, call me sympathetic. I'm over it and totally embrace it. Seeing the way a groom stares at his bride, or a father welling up as he turns around to see his daughter for the first time in her gown; A bride opening a sweet letter from her soon-to-be-hubby, or a special surprise dance at the reception- it get's me every time. I am all about the moments that make you feel something so deep and inexplainable. You don't want to step out of it. I tell you what, I am always so humbled and honored that I get to have a front row seat for all the moments, both the intimate and explicit, on your special day.
Forever and always I will be a firm believer in God-ordained, biblical marriage. It's one of life's greatest gifts we've been given- to have the opportunity to become "one" with another and serve them with our whole hearts. I love what I do because I can preserve a moment forever; to have that ability is incredible. My goal is to capture authentic images that tell a story and take you back to an exact instant so you can experience all the beautiful feelings that came with it.