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After getting engaged, choosing a wedding venue is one of a couple’s first tasks…it can also be overwhelming. The venue sets the tone for the entire event and is the key to transforming a dream wedding into a reality. As a Michigan wedding photographer, I’ve had the experience of being a part of numerous wedding […]

Michigan Wedding Venues

Planterra Conservatory | The Best Michigan Greenhouse Wedding Venue

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First Looks Are Romantic And Reduce Stress Your First Look can be an amazing part of your wedding day! If you aren’t so sure about this “new tradition”, I am going to explain why it would be a romantic addition to your wedding day celebration that not only adds to the experience, but also reduces […]

Tips

Should You Do A “First Look” On Your Wedding Day?

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groom's reaction to a First Look with his bride

Marika and Theo’s summer wedding at The Grecian Center in Southgate, Michigan was a dream come true for any classic bride. Their vision for an elegant and romantic wedding day was truly brought to life by the gorgeous venue and the stunning work of their vendor team. The Grecian Center is connected to the St. […]

Wedding Photography

A Classic Summer Wedding at The Grecian Center | Marika & Theo

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Now that you have picked a date, a photographer and probably a venue as well, you can celebrate! Those are some of the toughest decisions in wedding planning and you can cross them off your list! Hooray!! Now on to the fun stuff…. like your engagement session! I love to include engagement sessions in The […]

Engagement Photography, Tips

How To Prepare For Your Engagement Session

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Born and raised in Greater Ann Arbor, I know and love this area! What’s not to love?! We have the best of both worlds – a lively city with amazing food and events and cute, historic towns with beautiful countryside in between. Ann Arbor is the best place to plan your wedding! You can truly […]

Michigan Wedding Venues

Top 11 Best Ann Arbor Wedding Venues

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Choosing a wedding venue is a big decision! You want to tie the knot somewhere that reflects the two of you – a space that will feel cozy and intimate, but can accommodate your guests. Whether you’re a former Wolverine, or you’re just dreaming of a garden or greenhouse wedding, consider the Matthaei Botanical Gardens! […]

Michigan Wedding Venues

Matthaei Botanical Gardens | An Ann Arbor Greenhouse Wedding Venue

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As you search for the perfect venue to host your wedding, you’ll be faced with a big decision! Your venue is, of course, the setting for your day, and it can have a huge effect on the vibe of the wedding. If you’re hoping for natural scenery, and a place that combines rustic charm and […]

Michigan Wedding Venues

Robin Hills Farm | An Eco-Friendly Ann Arbor Wedding Venue

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WHAT IS THE CBK IMAGE OF THE YEAR CONTEST? I selected my FAVORITE photographs from each Captured by Kelsey Wedding, Event, Newborn, Family, Senior and Portrait session in 2021. You can see all of the nominee images here. Friends, family, coworkers…anyone and everyone who voted determined the Top 5 images of the year! After counting […]

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CBK Image Of The Year Contest 2021 Finalists

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WHAT IS THE CBK IMAGE OF THE YEAR CONTEST? I have selected my FAVORITE photographs from each Captured by Kelsey Wedding and session in 2021.   You as an audience will vote on your favorite photograph below.   The winners get to take home amazing prizes! HOW DO I VOTE FOR AN IMAGE?  Voting for […]

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CBK Image Of The Year Contest 2021

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Julianne and Nick’s summer wedding at Waldenwoods Resort and Conference Center in Michigan was both elegant and rustic. Actually, it was a beautiful Vow Renewal Ceremony and Reception for the intimate backyard wedding they had last year. They originally chose Waldenwoods for their ceremony and reception because Julianne has a deep connection to the venue. Julianne’s […]

Wedding Photography

Waldenwoods Wedding | Julianne & Nick

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