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Kaitlyn Smale |  December 8, 2017

We've said it before and we'll surely say it again. The amount of talent that exists in our Midwest area is jaw-dropping. You'd think we'd be used to it by now, but week after week, we're still blown away! So, join us in celebrating a few of these talented folks that caught our eyes this week.

The Wedding Story of Olivia and Zach Raymer

Carri Fras |  December 7, 2017

Olivia and Zach met while at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. “Zach was about to start his Master’s degree while I was getting my Bachelor’s. I had joined the running club at CMU my freshman year, and Zach had friends that also ran for the club.

The Wedding Story of Sarah and Sam Lilley

Carri Fras |  December 6, 2017

It was on the day Sarah and Sam were embarking on a three week Christmas vacation to visit their families in Michigan and then England that Sarah came home to a surprise. “I came home early from work to get ready for our trip, expecting Sam to be home, but he wasn’t,” explains Sarah.

Vines of Love Style Shoot

Carri Fras |  December 5, 2017

Wedding planner Brittany Rogers of Dressed in Details describes the vision for this shoot as understated elegance and beauty. The idea was a collaborative effort between herself and Kai Davis of Kai Davis Photography.

The Wedding Story of Lauren and Leighton Smith

Carri Fras |  December 5, 2017

Lauren and Leighton’s love story began when they met in college, but it was under the fireworks over Cinderella’s castle at Disney that Leighton proposed. Lauren wasted no time in planning, even grabbing wedding magazines at the airport on the way home.

The Wedding Story of Jessica and Nicholas De Fina

Carri Fras |  December 4, 2017

Working for the same theater company in Chicago, Jessica and Nicholas were friends for many years before life finally brought them together romantically. "We went on our first date in October, 2015,” says Jessica. “He took me indoor skydiving. He literally swept me off my feet!”

The Real Wedding of Megan and Nick Cavato

Savannah Hope |  December 3, 2017

Megan and Nick knew one another for two years before Nick finally asked her out. Megan says, "It took two years and a lot of small talk before he was able to work up the courage to ask for my number." Luckily, Megan decided to give Nick her number and it eventually led to their happily ever after. 

The Wedding Story of Kaitlin and John Pennington

Carri Fras |  December 2, 2017

When Kaitlin and John moved to California, one goal they had was to watch a beautiful sunset. When John found the perfect private beach for the two to finally get their wish, John knew it was also the right time to propose to his love.

The Wedding Story of Shannon Tobin and Richard Newman

Carri Fras |  December 1, 2017

Shannon’s aunt and Richard’s sister were very close friends and the two came up with a master plan to set Shannon and Richard up without them ever knowing. “I was just about to move to Melbourne, Australia for what I thought would be one amazing year of fun and adventure,” says Shannon.

Meet The Vendor: Less is More Boudoir

Savannah Hope |  December 1, 2017

Many brides today are celebrating their marriage with boudoir sessions or are gifting their new husband with the "little black book." Less Is More Boudoir understands that boudoir sessions may be a little intimidating, but also knows how to embrace the nerves of these sessions and turn them into confidence. Having photographed numerous brides, Less Is More Boudoir is confident in capturing the natural beauty that every woman has.