Michigan Wedding Photographer | Allyson and Michael

I am so thrilled to finally share a peek at this wonderful couple’s wedding day. Surrounded by their loved ones Allyson and Michael tied the knot at St. Phillip’s Catholic Church in Battle Creek, MI. I loved that there was so much history within the family at St. Phillips as many of their family members were alumni of the school and attendants of the parish itself. I must say, it was one of the most beautiful churches I have had the pleasure of photographing a wedding inside of.

Thank you Allyson and Michael for your kindness and trust, it means so much to be included on such a special day and to capture a couples wedding story.

SK

 

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This beautiful clutch was handmade from Allyson’s mother’s bridal gown and her father’s wedding tie. The earrings were also her mother’s from her wedding day.

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batttlecreekcountryclubwedding-0597One of the highlight moments of Allyson and Michael’s wedding was stopping my John W. Bailey Park in Battle Creek. Michael played baseball in school so this was a bit of a sentimental trip. It was a lot of fun taking some casual shots of the wedding party, I love the playfulness behind it all.

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