michigan wedding photographer for easygoing couples planning elegant weddings
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You deserve to turn the pages of your album years from now and have your images bring the memories of your wedding day flooding back. The elegant details, intimate moments of you and your love, celebratory moments with the people who matter most to you; all captured to preserve your story for generations to come.
When you know your wedding photos will look and feel like your memories, you can be you and be present in every moment.
Your personalities, love story, values and vision will be understood and invested in by someone who knows you.
so, where do you find this photographer?
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You can relax and enjoy your wedding day knowing that the moments and people most important to you will be captured with care.
You can be you in front of the camera; which means you will have true-to-life, timeless images that look and feel like your memories.
Don't worry. I've got you!
Don't worry. I've got you!
Don't worry. I've got you!
I want you to be filled with excitement and peace when I walk through the door on your wedding day – because someone who knows and truly cares about you will be there to capture your story!
All the beautiful details, authentic moments, and emotional memories of your day will be captured and preserved for you to share with your family, friends, and future generations
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Stunning. Professional. Comfortable. Authentic.
All words that describe Captured by Kelsey.
I cannot say enough good words about her - from the moment we met, I knew instantly she was the photographer for us. I always felt comfortable, always felt heard, always felt special with Kelsey. She helped me create my wedding to be exactly how I pictured it. Thank you Kelsey, a million times over. Your work speaks for itself! Worth the price!
From the moment we met, I knew instantly she was the photographer for us.
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Kelsey cares about her couples and really wants to get to know them personally. She is personable, professional, talented, attentive, organized, and so much more. Honestly, I can’t say enough good things. From the moment we started working with her I felt 100% comfortable and taken care of. Kelsey is a great photographer, but she makes sure the entire experience is effortless and amazing. Some photographers may be very talented but not organized. Others might be organized but not be able to capture your day the way you want it. You don’t have to settle with Kelsey.
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Kelsey is amazing!! I met Kelsey at a wedding expo and had actually been planning on using someone else until I saw her work and fell in love. Neither my fiancé or myself had ever had professional pictures taken so we were both nervous and didn’t want our pictures to look too staged. Kelsey made us feel so comfortable! Our engagement photos turned out so incredible and breath taking! I am so excited for her to photograph our wedding for us and capture all our smiles and laughs on our big day. I’m so glad I met her and would recommend her to anyone!
Kelsey captured the most beautiful, natural moments for us
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What makes me different from other Michigan Wedding Photograhers...
Michigan is filled with gorgeous and unique locations that can serve as the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. I’ve been around long enough to know where to go and what times to go there. Whether you’re looking for engagement photos at a romantic date location, or a stunning venue for your dream wedding, I can help you find the right spot. I will also provide you with my Preferred Vendors Guide to help you build the BEST team of wedding vendors. When you work with me, my resources become your resources.
Support & Understanding
You don’t have to take my word about the quality of my photos, you can see it for yourself.
What you do have to trust is that I can do the same thing for you that I have done for all of the couples whose big days I’ve captured in the past.
I don’t approach wedding photography as a task that I must complete, I love being a wedding photographer and consider it an honor to capture and preserve these memories. I want you to have the photos that you want. I only take on 15-20 couples a year because I want to reserve as much time as possible for each one. I will take the time to get to know you, your future spouse, and your wedding plans so that I can help you achieve your vision.
Individual Attention & an Experience Tailored to You
I have to admit something: I’m not satisfied with my own wedding photos.
Of course, I’m still happy to have them, but I wish they had turned out differently.
When I married my husband, we hired a photographer that we didn’t know and didn’t meet until the day of the wedding. This led to a lot of the pictures looking staged and artificial. So I know the value of good photos.
Weddings can be difficult, exhausting, and stressful… which is why they are also so rewarding. I will do everything in my power to ensure that your photos capture the full scope of work you put in to make your dream wedding happen. From the beginning of your journey to the end, I am just an email or text away and I will provide you with any type of support I can—you won’t regret hiring me.
Knowledge of Michigan Wedding Venues & Connections with Michigan Wedding Vendors
How you choose your photographer will depend on what you want. Thanks to modern technology, almost all cameras are capable of taking high-quality images. However, not all photographers are capable of capturing high-quality moments.
It’s not difficult to find a Michigan wedding photographer who will show up, take some pictures, then leave and send digital images to you. What you really need though, is somebody who feels like they belong at your wedding.
When you sit down in 15 years to reminisce about “the old days,” you’ll want to remember more than how you looked—you’ll want to remember how you felt. Find a photographer who isn’t afraid to capture the unplanned, in-between moments. Photos that a complete stranger would see and think, “So that’s what love looks like.”
As soon as you have your wedding venue booked and your wedding date locked in, you should start looking for your wedding photographer.
I prefer to be invested in my couples, so the sooner we can start our relationship the better! I’ve learned the photos will be more genuine if we establish a friendship as well as a partnership. Let’s meet for drinks so I can hear your story, get to know the both of you, and introduce myself. I don’t mind if your wedding is years away or months away, I’m just happy to work with couples like you!
By the time your wedding comes around, we’ll have an understanding of one another that allows me to portray you and your brand new spouse in the best possible light.
You will find that there is an incredible range of Michigan wedding photography prices (1-10k). Ultimately, the saying "you get what you pay for" certainly rings true and you will have to ask yourself what kind of photography experience you want to have and how important your wedding photos are to you. You can learn more about my Wedding Photography Experience & Pricing HERE
You can actually see my Top 20 favorite wedding venues in Michigan here! The list is broken down to my five favorites in each region of the state and includes a wide variety of types of wedding venues from barns to museums.
I also have more extensive lists for the Detroit area, The 25 Best Detroit Wedding Venues, and Ann Arbor area, 11 Incredible Ann Arbor Wedding Venues.
If you're an easygoing couple planning an elegant wedding, you'll find your dream wedding venue on one of these lists!
Think I’m your girl, but not planning a wedding in Michigan? Don’t panic, I’ve photographed weddings throughout Michigan and beyond! While most of the weddings I photograph are in Southeast Michigan, I've gone as far I'm always up for a new adventure somewhere new! I am willing and love to travel, so please don't let distance prevent you from getting in touch with me.
I am so glad you asked! My mission is actually to not just be your Wedding Photographer, but to be your Forever Photographer.
Even though it is a very special day, you shouldn't limit the only beautiful memories of your life to your wedding day. I also provides other photography services, including newborn sessions, family portraits, senior photos, and quinceñera portrait and event photography.
I strive to capture Timeless Photographs of Authentic Moments and Emotional Memories for all of the most important chapters in your story. I believe you deserve to have photos that look and feel like your memories so that you can share your story with generations to come and your legacy can live on in your family's history.