I shared Julie and Shea’s engagement session a little bit ago, but now it’s time to share their wedding! On a beautiful day in August in Michigan, they exchanged vows during at the jaw-droppingly-gorgeous Old St. Mary’s Catholic church in downtown Detroit.  The reception took place in Livonia, where Julie and Shea and all their friends and family danced the night away! Julie is an old friend from growing up, so it was so special that they asked me to photograph their wedding. I had such a great time seeing old friends that were in the wedding party, and meeting members of Julie and Shea’s families (who are some of the nicest people you will ever meet!). When family and friends gave toasts to Julie and Shea, I had tears in my eyes and they shared stories from when they were younger and all that these two had done for the ones they love. This couple is truly beautiful, inside and out! (The maid of honor Emily joked that they are a real-life Barbie and Ken!) 

I have to give a huge shoutout/thank you to my friend Julia who helped as my second shooter that day (and took some awesome shots)! 

Reception Venue: Italian American Banquet Center of Livonia, Mich.

Hair Stylist: Colleen Dwyer

Makeup Artist: Brianna Solberg

Florist: Wedding Flowers by Heidi

Cake: The Pastry Palace

DJ: Bee Entertainment

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