About

I am a dreamer who loves quiet moments. I am intuitive and passionate, but not impulsive. In chaotic situations (like a wedding), I throw myself into the experience, feeling joyful and alive. Weddings are my happy place. I love everything weddings. I love your ring. I love your dress. I love the way you look at each other. I even love that someone in the planning process is probably freaking out right now. Weddings have both quiet contemplative moments and highly charged chaos with challenges, deadlines and beauty.

 It is art and adventure combined!

I thrive.

I believe in sharing images and knowledge. I’m okay with making room for your guests to take pictures next to me — or offering up camera tips and tricks. And I understand why clients need digital results for their own reasons. Part of what makes me different, is the openness I have regarding digital media.

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Self Portrait Kalamazoo Wedding Photographer

A self portrait with the Canon 35mm f1.2L. People say not to use that lens for portraits. So… of course… (after renting it for a wedding) that was the first thing I did. The public consensus is that 35mm creates too much barrel distortion for a good portrait. It makes your nose look bigger and your face seem rounder…. And I agree. I did have to do a perspective adjustment on this image. But I noticed, you can get really close with it. It gives a startlingly intimate feel. And so I like it.

   Also — I love editing photos.

I love making regular people look like they would if they suddenly became celebrities.

My skin is NOT that flawless. But it is in Photoshop. And yours will be too. :)

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  • Mary Helton - I love the pics you took of my daughter & sil’s wedding. Very artistic. Awesome job! *Jesse & Jessica Adams 8.20.16ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen Morris - Hello,
    My name is Kathleen Morris, I live in Kalamazoo, MI. I am presently in London(UK)but probably will be moving back home soon and i’ll be getting married shortly after my arrival in the states to my fiance Dave Richard .We will need a wedding/party Photographer to help us in making up our ceremony from the church to the hotel reception.We will like to find out what your plans are for Thursday, January 22nd,2015. This is the date of our wedding so kindly let us know your availability for this day.We’ll take responsibility for your expenses regarding our plans. we might not be able to meet you soon as planned,due to our unavailability in the states but,we are willing to retain the date, that’s to make deposit for booking prior we to our arrival to be sure we are interested in your service,if we really are.Waiting to get your response.
    Kathleen and DaveReplyCancel

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