Cool breezes off the lake and clear skies, it was a great day for a family portraits session. We drove up to Big Bay, a small town thirty minutes Northwest of Marquette, MI. It’s the perfect place for a getaway with it’s secludedness in the forest and the gorgeous shoreline of Lake Superior. We joined this wonderful family at their place at Huron Mountain Club in the morning hours. They were so welcoming and were a dream to photograph. It was the first time all the family was in the same place in ages and that was reason enough to get some updated family pictures. Plus the addition of a couple grandchildren made this super special. Big thanks again to this family for being so wonderful and for allowing us the opportunity to photograph them at such a special location. Enjoy!

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It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a few years since we photographed Kurt’s senior pictures, now it was his brother Patrick’s turn. We had perfect weather for in Marquette for this senior session. We started near the shores of Lake Superior, by blackrocks on Presque Isle. Then it was off to downtown Marquette to show off all the work Patrick has been doing with Synergy Fitness. Patrick has been working hard to keep his body at it’s peak performance since he has been selected to play college football once he graduates. After those photos it was off to the place he loves the most, Marquette’s football field. Not only were we able to get some fantastic photos of him, but his best friend Scott joined in for some as well. We ended the session with Patrick looking dapper in his suit and his proud mama looking on. We couldn’t have asked for a better senior guy session. Good luck on senior year Patrick! Enjoy!

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Having a wedding in Marquette definitely mean one thing–no matter what it’s going to be beautiful. Any location in Marquette is gorgeous, then add Emily & Brian’s perfect summer wedding and it’s all perfection. Their day started off in Harvey at the church. They both treated each other to handwritten notes and shortly afterwards they were walking towards one another down the aisle. The ceremony was filled with joy and tears of happiness, the bride’s sister even sang during the start of the wedding. Once they said ‘I DO’ the bridal party went nearby for photos. The bridal party was a blast to photograph, they had us laughing outloud the entire time. For the photos of just Brian and Emily we headed down near Lake Superior. The blue skies, fluffy clouds, and gorgeous shoreline was a wonderful backdrop to capture Emily & Brian’s portraits. After a quick transportation hiccup (you can see more about that below) the bridal party was off to the wedding reception at Marquette Ski Hill. The food was incredible, the setup was adorable, and the music had the crowd up on their feet dancing. We loved being able to capture Mr. & Mrs. Maher’s wonderful day. Enjoy!

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Brian wrote a note to Emily the morning of their wedding. He folded it into a paper airplane and the bridesmaid delivered to her by ‘flying’ it in to her. Such an adorable way to surprise his soon to be wife.

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Their wedding transportation broke down, but within five minutes Checker Bus had a new bus there to pick them up–until then they had a drink to pass the time.

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Reception: Marquette Mountain Ski Hill

Transportation: Checker Cab/Marquette Limo

Wedding Coordinator: Knots & Kisses

DJ: Rusty Bowers

Florist: Forsberg Flowers

Caterer: Shane Larsen BBQ

Cake: :Midtown Bakery

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Dan & Janelle’s wedding was something beyond magically, not only was it detailed packed (a photographer’s dream come true)–but we were also ahead of schedule the entire day. Janelle and Dan started off the day by getting ready at the Hampton Inn in downtown Marquette. They choose to do a reveal down in at the new boardwalk along Lake Superior. Dan’s reaction to seeing his bride-to-be was perfection! After some beautiful portraits there they headed off to the ceremony location in Harvey. St. Louis the King is fastly become one of our favorites in Marquette, it is brightly lit with even light and the people there are wonderful. After they tied the knot it was off to The Dry Dock for a quick drink and the relive their first date there. Nearby was a gorgeous field with a huge lilac bush that was incredible for the bridal party portraits. I don’t think we’ve laughed so hard with a bridal party, they are fantastic and hilarious to be around. Next it was onto the reception at the Marquette History Museum. Their travel theme was gorgeously put together inside! Planes, postcards, globes, and so much more made this a dream come true to photograph. Then top it off with a donut buffet and we were in heaven! After dinner and dancing we borrowed the newlyweds to a nearby location for a few sunset photos of just the two of them. The freshly fallen rain enhanced the colors around them and made for a wonderful backdrop for the happy couple. Huge thanks again to Mr. & Mrs. Murphy for being so amazing to photograph! Enjoy!

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Hair & Makeup: Jessica at Embrace

Ceremony: St. Louis the King

Reception: Marquette History Museum

DJ: Double Trouble DJ’s

Day of Coordinator: Janice at Panache Decorating

Wedding Transportation: Checker Cab/Marquette Limo

Caterer: Sweet Basil Deli

Donut Buffet: Huron Mountain Bakery

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