Archive for July, 2008

Alisha + Brian’s Wedding at the Chop House Ann Arbor

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

The more we get to know Alisha + Brian the more we love them. We didn’t get to do an e-session before the wedding, so I we didn’t know each other too well come wedding day-but we had nothing to worry about! We left their wedding feeling like we had a new adopted family. We just adore Alisha, Brian, and their families. Thanks for treating us so wonderfully! Since Alisha’s dad is an owner of the Chop House, it was shut down for the wedding all day on a Sunday-talk about special! Another special thing-they honeymooned in the gorgeous island of Montserrat for 2 whole weeks. Color me jealous!

Thanks again for trusting us with your wedding guys-your the best! Enjoy your upcoming journey to Greece!

Alisha + Brian’s Details:

Venue: The Chop House
Dress: Jenny Lee
Flowers: Thom Thompson Flowers, Ann Arbor

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love this shot of Alisha + her dad right before the ceremony:
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LOVE these! Alisha decided to throw her bouquet outside-the reactions are priceless:

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Jamie + Bradley’s wedding at Temple Israel West Bloomfield

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

We adore Jamie + Bradley. Jamie is so kind hearted you can’t help but love her! And add in Brad’s humor and it’s a match made in heaven. They were married in June at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield. Since Jamie has waited so patiently for her blog post-here it goes!

Jamie + Bradley’s Details:

Venue: Temple Israel
Dress: Peter Langer
(in my late night blog posting fog-I forgot to mention the wonderful Epic motion!!!)
Videographer: Epic Motion

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I found this little light that was lit to remember Jamie’s father:

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love this shot-I think the humor in it is PERFECT for them!:

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Kate + Mike’s Wedding part DEUX!

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

not much of an introduction needed here! You can see the start of this post here.

On to the conclusion of Kate + Mike’s fabulous wedding soiree….!

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The reception details that Kate put so much love + time into-and it showed!:

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bonus points to anyone (other than kate + mike!) who can guess who this fabulous shutterbug couple is:

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I LOVE these next two images:

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and a gorgeous shot to end the evening:

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Kate + Mike’s wedding at Pine Knob Mansion

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

part ONE!!! (we never do two part blog posts, but b/c we have a lot of images to blog, this will be a two part blog post-check back on Tuesday next week for post #2!).

Kate + Mike are just those kind of people you instantly love…we have gotten to know them very well over the past year shooting their e-session (you can check it out HERE) and kate + I’s love of e-mailing each other a lot :).
We had so much fun shooting their wedding back in June…so many great images, so on to that!

Kate + Mike’s Details:

Dress: Alvina Valenta
Venue: The Pine Knob Mansion
Flowers: Nicole at Westborn Market
DJ: Mary Ann Ross (the one and only!! we love her!!)
Videography: The fabulous Epic Motion
Invites: Tifany from Gourmet Invitations

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can you believe these eyes??:

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seeing each other for the first time:

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I love this shot while they were signing the marriage license:

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okay, that’s all for now! Tune in next week for the conclusion. :)

Rocco!

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

You might remember Mike + Andrea’s super cool maternity a few months back! (you can check it out here.)

Well little Rocco Arrived in May, and we were able to shoot his newborn pics in June. He is one of the most beautiful babies I have ever seen! We did all of these photos in the comfort of their home, and I just love being able to do that for family sessions.

You will be seeing lots more of Rocco + his family-so stay tuned for more sessions!

enjoy!

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Andrea + Brian’s wedding at the Masonic Temple

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

We had a blast with Andrea + Brian and their super fun bridal party back in june (can you believe it is almost AUGUST??). We got to work with one of our favorite people-Ryan Koral from Epic Motion. You can check out their trailer video here:http://www.epicmotion.com/blog/?p=232

Enjoy!

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and just for fun-the fabulous SHUTTERBOOTH! That is nate and I with the fabo team of Epic Motion!

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vote for us!

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

It’s that time of year again! The best of Detroit contest! Please vote for us! We would be so honored!

(please note you have to sign in to vote and then reply to an e-mail from them before your vote is counted!)


http://wdiv.cityvoter.com/jessica-johnston-photography/biz/44170

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Kelly + Joe at Deer Lake Beach House

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Kelly + Joe were married in May at the super cool Deer Lake Beach House on Boyne’s property. We had a very windy + chilly day for their outdoor ceremony-but when the sun peaked out for a minute during the ceremony, everyone was in Awe. I love Kelly + Joe for their spunk and love of life! We really had an amazing time photographing them + their family.

Enjoy!

Kelly + Joe’s Details:

Venue: The Beach House on Deer Lake
Dress: Watters Bride

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A little bit of inbox love.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

I cannot tell you how e-mails and cards we get from our clients make our day if not our week.

Here is a little bit of inbox love we got from the wonderful Robbie + Robyn last week:

“I just want to thank you for the breathtaking work the both of you do…again!! The way you are able to portray beauty is a gift you both have and I hope you continue to make people feel stunning for years to come. The reaction from our friends and family when they see the engagement photos is priceless. We are so unbelievably honored to have you share this exciting time with us and look forward to the wedding!

Keep Rockin,
Robyn & Robbie”

and of course-our favorite image from their session:

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you can see the rest of their e-session here.

thanks for making our week robbie + robyn!!

Cindy + Eric’s Wedding at the League in Ann Arbor

Monday, July 7th, 2008

What can I say about the amazing Cindy + Eric other than fabulous? We love these two and we had such an amazing time photographing their wedding in May at the League in Ann Arbor. Normally you never see the League decked out as nicely as Cindy did. Just a tip for our brides-hire a lighting designer!!!! This made the #1 world of difference in cindy + eric’s wedding photos at the reception. Cindy said that her lighting designer was amazing and very very reasonable, so I will post his info here for all our loyal blog readers. Check him out for sure! We also had the chance to work with the delightful Kate from Purple Clover events for the first time. She was just so wonderful to work for.

One other amazing vendor-Don + Joanne from Take One Productions! They produced a same day edit that was amazing-it had everyone captivated. You can check it out here: Cindy & Eric’s Same Day Edit

Cindy + Eric’s details:

Venue: The Michigan League
Dress: Vera Wang
Coordinator: Kate from Purple Clover Events
Lighting: Quest Productions
Invitations: Salutations
Video: Take 1 Productions

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the amazing reception details:
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watching the amazing same day edit!:

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and a great ending shot-no matter how fabulous the shoes-I always seem to find the bride never wearing them at the end of the night-I love that the shoes were so gorgeously laid on her seat while she was comfortable in flip flops the rest of the night. Love it!:

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