Northern Michigan Wedding Photographer

Capturing Real Moments + Human Connections


Northern Michigan Wedding + Elopement Photography

Servicing South Florida as well!


WEDDINGS! It’s like a choose-your-own-adventure book where every couple rewrites the rules, breaks traditions, and starts a whole new chapter in their lives. Some even toss the old rulebook out the window, which is what I love.

But amidst the chaos there are those precious, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moments. The ones where you catch your partner’s eye and suddenly all those wedding jitters melt away like butter on a hot skillet.

Forget the perfectly curated Instagram posts—what really matters are those genuine, heart-melting exchanges between two people in love. It’s about capturing that special look, that inside joke shared with just a glance, moments with guests and grandma watching you walk down the aisle. Because let’s face it, those are the moments that make a wedding truly unforgettable and stand the test of time..

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Capturing those in between moments.

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Hi It’s Me, Chelsea!

I’m so excited that you are here! This wedding journey you are on is quite the ride and you will need someone by your side to keep you sane(besides your fiance) ha!

That is where I come in! Not only will I be your wedding photographer, I will be your side kick, your hype girl and of course third wheel on your wedding day. Capturing people in their rawest form is my jam. Getting to be such a big part of such important days is not something I take for granted.

I still pinch myself when I take a step back and look at what I get to document on a weekly basis. Just rad humans doing life and I get to capture it in my camera forever.

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Each wedding photo should be a timeless keepsake that transports you back to a moment in time



Michigan wedding packages start at $4900

Florida wedding packages start at $6000 (no travel fees)

Authentic wedding storytelling is about capturing the essence of a couple’s love story in a genuine, heartfelt manner. It’s more than just documenting the events of the day; it’s about weaving together the emotions, personalities, and unique moments that make the celebration truly special.

To authentically tell a wedding story, it’s crucial for me to connect with you, understand your journey, and uncover what makes your relationship extraordinary. This involves spending time with you, listening to your stories, and discovering the little details that define your bond.

It’s about capturing the stolen glances, the heartfelt vows, the shared smiles, and the spontaneous gestures that reflect your love and connection.

It’s about emursing yourself in your wedding day and enjoying time with your friends and family.

Authentic wedding storytelling isn’t about staging moments but rather observing and capturing the raw, unscripted beauty of the day. It’s about being present to document the genuine emotions and the candid interactions that make each wedding unique.


Packages start at $650

Engagement sessions, which I lovingly refer to as adventure sessions, hold a special place in my heart. They’re not just photo sessions; they’re opportunities for me to truly connect with you, to understand your dynamic as a couple and capture the essence of your relationship.

It’s not uncommon for couples to express feeling awkward or inexperienced in front of the camera. But here’s the thing: embracing that awkwardness is part of the magic! I see it as a chance to create a comfortable space where you can be yourselves, allowing your genuine connection to shine through in the images we capture.

These sessions aren’t about stiff poses or forced smiles. Instead, they’re about witnessing your unique interactions, your laughter, your quiet moments—capturing the real, unscripted beauty of your relationship. My role is to foster an environment where you feel at ease, enabling us to create not just photos, but memories that reflect your authenticity and love for each other.

Let’s embark on this adventure together, embracing the awkwardness, and turning it into a canvas where your love story unfolds naturally, resulting in images that are not just fun but deeply emotional and true to who you are as a couple.


Elopement packages start at $1995

In recent years more and more people are choosing to elope.

Eloping provides an intimate experience centered entirely on the couple, free from the usual trappings of a larger, conventional wedding. It’s a chance to embrace this moment in a profoundly personal manner. The freedom of eloping extends to choosing the perfect location and time that resonates most with the couple, whether it’s a mountaintop, a serene beach, or a beloved city—the possibilities are boundless.

This choice redirects the spotlight back to the heart of the celebration: the love shared between the couple. Without the need to cater to guests, eloping allows them to treasure each other without any external pressures.

She doesn’t just capture moments, she captures the emotion and brings that to life in each shot.

-Nicole + Gavin

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Capturing life + love.

Let’s take this amazing photo journey together! Whether we are having a giant party or an intimate celebration I am there!! I want to hear from you! Reach out below, let’s get this party started!

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    Northern Michigan Wedding Photographer

    Chelsea is a Traverse city based photographer covering weddings + elopements all over Northern Michigan (Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Grand Rapids, Detroit), as well as South Florida. Available worldwide!

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