Natelie & Derek had a gorgeous engagement session during sunset at a completely empty Michigan beach! They spent their time walking on the beach, popping champagne, and watching the sunset together. I love capturing engagement sessions where the couple turns the session into a date night, and that’s exactly what these two did! Natelie & […]

Elopements, Michigan

Natelie & Derek’s Michigan Beach Sunset Engagement

Michigan Beach Sunset Engagement

Erin & Rob eloped in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the Upper Peninsula, and it was an absolutely magical day! Visiting the UP in late October can be hit or miss – sometimes there’s still a lot of fall color, and sometimes most of the leaves have fallen. But Erin & Rob could not have […]

Elopements, Michigan

Erin & Rob’s Fall Pictured Rocks Elopement

pictured rocks fall elopement

This is the complete guide to eloping on Mackinac Island, Michigan! Mackinac Island is a very unique place, located on Lake Huron, where there are no motor vehicles allowed. You get around by walking, biking, or horse-drawn carriage. Visiting Mackinac Island is like taking a step back in time! Jake and I got married on the island […]

Information, Michigan

Guide to Eloping on Mackinac Island

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Tiffany & Chad had an incredible elopement day hiking all over one of my favorite spots in Michigan – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore! They started their Sleeping Bear hiking elopement day with a morning hike to a private spot to exchange vows. Their only witness was an owl who was fascinated watching us! 🦉 […]

Elopements, Michigan

Tiffany & Chad’s Sleeping Bear Hiking Elopement

sleeping bear hiking elopement

2023 was truly a special year. In 2023, we traveled all over the United States meeting incredible couples and capturing elopements in beautiful places. Jake and I never take for granted being able to run this amazing business together, and as we reflect back on this year, we feel especially grateful to all of you. Every couple, […]

Elopements, Hawaii, Michigan

Best of 2023

Taylor & Lance had a perfect Michigan fall elopement in the Upper Peninsula 🍂⁠ They started their day off by hiking to the top of a mountain with headlamps on to catch the gorgeous sunrise. After their private ceremony, they hiked around the mountain top, enjoying the stunning fall colors and views of Lake Superior. […]

Elopements, Michigan

Taylor & Lance’s Michigan Fall Elopement

michigan fall elopement

Mary & David eloped in the Upper Peninsula with a stunning sunrise over Lake Superior! These two had an absolutely gorgeous sunrise on their perfect fall elopement day. The sunrise over Lake Superior is one of the most beautiful ones I’ve ever seen! Mary & David exchanged vows with the gorgeous sunrise as their backdrop, […]

Elopements, Michigan

Mary & David’s Upper Peninsula Sunrise Elopement

upper peninsula sunrise elopement

Sammie & Chad ⁠had an incredible intimate wedding just about as far north as you can get in Michigan – all the way up in stunning Copper Harbor! ⁠⁠ Sammie & Chad started their wedding day by getting ready with their families at their Airbnbs in Copper Harbor. Sammie had a first look with her […]

Elopements, Michigan

Sammie & Chad’s Copper Harbor Intimate Wedding

copper harbor wedding

Grace & Lance eloped on a stunning rocky beach in the Upper Peninsula!⁠ Grace & Lance had such a gorgeous and fun elopement. They started the afternoon off by exchanging private vows in the woods and then hiking along the rocky Lake Superior coast. They were lucky enough to have the entire beach to themselves! […]

Elopements, Michigan

Grace & Lance’s Rocky Beach Elopement in the Upper Peninsula

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Kristen & Michael had a beautiful hiking elopement in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! The day started off with crazy thunderstorms that cleared up just in time for a breakfast picnic overlooking Lake Superior. Kristen & Michael shared coffee, read letters from their families, and explored all over the park. They ended the day hiking up a […]

Elopements, Michigan

Kristen & Michael’s Upper Peninsula Hiking Elopement

michigan upper peninsula elopement