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Their story… Sarah and Steven met in the fall and have spent every Halloween together carving out time for pumpkins. As their first year together came to a close Steven had the idea of creating a single pumpkin every year with the number of years they have been together carved into it. This particular Halloween […]

They knew each other in high school. Anthony sat behind Adriana in one class in particular but a relationship never blossomed then. They even signed each other’s yearbooks. But fast forward many, many years and a lifetime of life lessons along the way and with one click of a Facebook button a connection developed. A […]

Lilac and navy Detroit Athletic Club wedding in Detroit, Michigan provided by Kari Dawson, top-rated Detroit Engagement and Wedding photographer, and her team. I have been looking forward to Alexa and Mike’s lilac and navy Detroit Athletic Club wedding since Alexa first reached out last year. Alexa stood up in her sister, Marissa’s wedding four […]

Slate blue Grosse Pointe War Memorial wedding in Grosse Pointe, Michigan provided by Kari Dawson, top-rated Grosse Pointe Engagement and Wedding photographer, and her team. Excitement I can’t really recall a groom, or any man for that matter, being so excited that they squealed. Like a giddy school girl squeal. No, Bryan didn’t squeal outwardly […]

Washington Michigan Winter Engagement Session in the woods provided by Kari Dawson, top-rated Washington, Michigan engagement and wedding photographer. Oh my goodness, I can’t even begin to tell you how fun, funny, fun-loving, alll of the funs, that these two are. Alysha and Matthew are both so friendly and easy to connect and chat with […]

Winter Indian Springs Metro Park wedding in White Lake, Michigan at the Nature Center provided by Kari Dawson, top-rated White Lake, Michigan wedding photographer, and her team. Wedding Ceremony: St. Perpetua Church Wedding Reception: Indian Springs Metro Park Bride and Bridesmaid Dresses: The White Dress Mensware: Men’s Warehouse Makeup Artist: Karli Dawson DJ: Ron Short […]

The perfect bridesmaid thank you gift idea photographed by Kari Dawson, top-rated Metro Detroit wedding photographer and provided by Bridesmaids Gifts Boutique. Imagine with me for a second… you have just left your wedding ceremony rehearsal and everyone is gathering, mingling, and cocktailing at your rehearsal dinner. Shiny white boxes trimmed in silver or gold […]

Cadillac Lodge Winter Engagement Session in Detroit, Michigan provided by Kari Dawson, top-rated Detroit engagement and wedding photographer. Shelley + Jose met on a mission trip in Puerto Rico while both in medical school. They clicked immediately! Then spent their downtime drinking Puerto Rican rum and salsa dancing on the streets of Poncé! They quickly […]

Meadow Brook Hall Christmas Wedding in Rochester, Michigan provided by Kari Dawson, top-rated Rochester, Michigan wedding photographer, and her team.   Their story… Megan and Jonathan met at MSU when they joined the same student organization. Their first post-graduation jobs would take them both to Washington DC where they quickly became friends. Together they explored […]