stephanie + ryan































































































if you’ve recently seen a dark haired girl at your local coffee shop crying into her macbook, it was probably just me editing stephanie & ryan’s photos. you know the type — those ugly, happy, love-is-so-real-and-so-freaking-beautiful tears. before we’d ever even met in person i felt so showered in love and support by these two. they are talented, genuine, open hearted, giving, beautiful humans. i am honestly at a loss for words because the love they share — between the two of them, and with the family and friends that surround them — is simply indescribable.

emerson creek pottery + tea room, oswego, IL

nicole + tim












































































































there are about a million things i love about my job, but clients becoming friends might just be my favorite. from our very first email, i knew i’d found kindred spirits in nicole and tim. and, well, just look at the way they look at each other. being a part of their wedding day was a dream come true, from the beautiful weather to the thoughtful details to the storybook love behind it all.

windmill island, holland, MI