a girl in love photography


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katie and matt . university of michigan . surprise wedding party

Katie and Matts wedding was a first for me on a few counts.  One I had never photographed a wedding where the guests didn’t know they were coming to a wedding.  It was a surprise wedding on Matt’s birthday, friends and family thought it was a big birthday bash.  It was that but a lot more too :)  Second, I’ve never posed as a marketing department hired photographer to follow guests around and take their photos!  These guests knew their University of Michigan too and there were a couple tight moments when they asked me questions I would KNOW if I actually worked for the university :)  Three, I’ve never been outside in the cold so long lol, but it was totally worth it and now I know with 100% certainty my camera will work longer then my fingers  :) Finally I’ve never photographed a wedding with two people who were more genuine and warm hearted then Katie and Matt. Their wedding was beyond beautiful, the Stadium was like their second home and the perfect spot for their nuptials and it was such a pleasure to be there to capture it all!  Congratulations to you both!!!  Here are a few of the images to celebrate their day at the BIG HOUSE!


Photography: a girl in love photography
Floral Design: Parsonage Events
Cake and Desserts: Sweet Heather Anne
Venue: Michigan Stadium
Event Manager: Katy Hepner
On-Site Hair and Make-up: ONE Salon – Novi, MI
Wedding Stationery: Bella Figura
Calligraphy and Signage: Molly Jacques Illustration
Coordination: Viva la Diva Events

Michelle at Nonpareil Studio for tailoring and the custom Bolero

— at University of Michigan Stadium.


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