Tag Archives: Traverse City


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. […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


Meaningful Work

I have been writing a monthly column for Northern Express and I am going to start posting some here. Last month I was asked to join about fifty other professionals at Traverse City Central High […]


The Gibby’s Dilemma

One man wrestles with the age-old decision: elephant ear or funnel cake.


Robin and Rob in Traverse City

Like snowflakes, no two brides are the same. With rare exception, all brides have a certain charm. As a photographer it’s my job to be taken in by that charm, experience it, and then capture […]


Why a Blog?

This is the first piece I posted to my blog long before it was integrated into my website. When the blog stood alone it was called The Blue Sky Mine. Why a Blog? I guess […]