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Lakeside Park Engagement // Fort Wayne Wedding Photographer

Lakeside Park Engagement // Fort Wayne Wedding Photographer

As the Indiana sun softly set, Skylar + Gabe met with me at Lakeside Park & Rose Gardens for their sweet engagement session. The flowers and roses were in full bloom, and the air held the sweet floral scent as we laughed and joked around together. We chatted about their sweet story, and how they […]

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Eloping doesn’t mean you can’t still include your loved ones. This is all the ways you can include your family and friends in your elopement.

How to Include Family and Friends in your Elopement

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The sweetest ceremony on summer evening // Michigan Forest Elopement

Deciding If You Should Elope

We’ve compiled all the factors to consider when deciding if you should elope, and what that could look like for you!

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This Epic LGBTQ Lake Michigan Elopement has all the moody vibes

Michigan is such a diverse state to elope in, and has countless gorgeous locations that will take your breath away. If you’re wanting to elope in Michigan, but aren’t sure where, these are some of our top recommended locations that will give you an incredible experience and scenery!

Where to Elope in Michigan

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Walking along Black Rocks during the moodiest Upper Peninsula elopement

How to Elope in Michigan

Michigan is a crown jewel of the Midwest, and offers so many beautiful places to elope! If you’re interested in eloping in Michigan, but aren’t sure where to start, this blog is the perfect guide for you on how to elope in Michigan start to finish.

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So you’re wondering if eloping might be the right choice for you two. Being newly engaged is a whirlwind of emotions, and can bring on a lot of uncertainty of what your wedding will look like. So we compiled 7 signs that you should elope and why! What is an elopement or adventure wedding? Eloping […]

7 Signs You should elope

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All the moody vibes with this LGBTQ Lake Michigan Elopement

Lake Michigan Elopement at Ludington State Park // Michigan Elopement Photographer

The end of summer sunlight warmed our goosebumps as we met Mae and Jess at the beach for their Lake Michigan elopement. We headed out in the early morning to grab a paddleboard and spent the morning paddleboarding around Lake Michigan, splashing and laughing as sand found it’s way into our bags.

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A dreamy autumn Upper Peninsula Elopement

A layer of thick fog hovered over the copper treeline as we made our way to Black Rocks, for an epic Upper Peninsula elopement in Michigan. We carefully picked our way over the volcanic rocks, while the wind hissed in our ears. It was cold, but not enough to hurt.

Upper Peninsula Elopement // Black Rocks // Michigan Elopement Photographer

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Magical Manistee Forest Elopement // Michigan Elopement Photographer

Sun rays cut through the pines as we made our way down a skinny dirt road for this magical Manistee Forest elopement. We met Amy and Ted in the parking lot by the trailhead and got to work shooting the prettiest details. From there we set up the cutest picnic, complete with mini champagne grapes, gouda, and sparkling peach wine! (Shoutout to Trader Joes for having the best picnic foods)

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The sweetest first look at this Indiana summer wedding

nd a lovely forecast of showers. But a little wind couldn’t damper their spirits. We braved the wind and they had the sweetest intimate first look, and then read heartfelt letters to each other *cue the photographer tears.*

Indiana Summer Wedding // Hannah & Corbin // Indiana Wedding Photographer

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