In Praise of the Down Do

This is Kali. I shot Kali’s wedding about 10 years ago but I still remember her well because she made me realize that brides can be just a little more glamorous with their hair down. […]


Natalie & Victor

Last month I had the pleasure of shooting another wedding at the Homestead in Glen Arbor. I’m not sure why it is, but some of the best couples I’ve shot get married there. It’s a […]


Three Days at the Shore

I spent a month at Ocean City in just four days as a guest of my friends the Amalfitanos. They wanted to be sure we packed all the shore fun possible into our limited time. […]


Sisters, part 2 – update

Last year I wrote about Emily and Will’s engagement. Here’s a recap and update. I shot Christie’s wedding in 2005 and a few years later her sister Emily’s. This year it was time for their […]


Cherry Festival

Every year our little town of 16,000 people swells to about 500,000 for the eight day National Cherry Festival. The Festival included 4th of July weekend so it’s the place to be in Michigan, and […]



Traverse City Central High is doing Footloose at the end of the month and I stopped by a rehearsal for some photos.


Ashley and Ryan

Now that I have my weddings all delivered, senior photos submitted, and albums proofs awaiting approval from my brides, I have time to relive some highlights from last summer. I’ll start with Ashley and Ryan. […]


Fun with a Nasty Truck

I shot some cast photos for the Central High School Musical. The director Tami, arranged for this old, scary truck as a prop. Here’s my two favorites.


The Coco Family, again

Perhaps I’m overdoing it with the Cocos, but oh well. I’ve been photographing them every fall since Moses was just staring to walk. At their parents wedding, Maggie was four and helped with the camera […]


Jeanette & Michael’s Wedding

I met Jeanette many years ago when she was just out of high school. I was running lights and she was handling the duties stage right in a community theatre play that also featured her […]