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We are the husband and wife Michigan wedding photographer team based in Grand Rapids. By blending a mix of photojournalism and guided posing, we create photography that is joyful and elegant. We want to be more than a hired vendor for your wedding and want to gain your friendship so you can relax and be 100% yourselves in your images.

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Venue3two is a wedding venue and one of those locations that we simply just can’t get enough of. Nearly every room and corner is designed to effortlessly radiate with elegance. It is nearly impossible to take a “bad” picture there. Which is why we love to shoot at Venue3two for pretty much everything! Wedding days, […]

February 4, 2020

We will never get tired of shooting an engagement session Downtown Grand Rapids. There are so many good spots and we love the look it creates no matter what the season is. So we were very excited to hear that Christina and TJ picked it for their engagement session! But what we didn’t expect (and […]

January 27, 2020

Winter engagement pictures in Michigan can be so underrated. Yes, it can be colder outside, but even in the coldest temperatures, a winter engagement session can look so dreamy! Especially when the couple is so giggly and warm with love like Jasmine and Josh! There is a special cleanness to the light in the wintertime […]

January 17, 2020

After finishing Britney and Seth’s Grand Rapids Public Museum engagement pictures, we had mixed feelings. On one hand, a sense of accomplishment because this was the very last fall engagement session we had scheduled for the 2019 year meaning we photographed something like ~12 engagement sessions in about two months. And on the other hand, […]

November 21, 2019

We love, love, love this engagement session at Grand Rapids Blue Bridge. Why? We always ask our couples to pick out a location that is meaningful to them for their engagement pictures. Madi and Andrew did just that! The Grand Rapids Blue Bridge is where Andrew got down on one knee and popped the question […]

November 19, 2019

In West Michigan, the Ada covered bridge is a popular spot for engagement pictures. Well, to be honest, it a popular spot for a lot more than engagement pictures. Spend a few minutes there and you will see multiple photographers pass by to shoot everything from couples to seniors, to family pictures under the Ada […]

November 15, 2019

One of the most popular spots for engagement photos in Grand Rapids is the Frederik Meijer Gardens, and it’s not hard to see why! The place is a wedding photographer’s dream. At every turn, there is another picture-perfect spot with beautiful architecture and every type of garden imaginable. We have known how amazing the Gardens […]

November 5, 2019

When you love “all-things fall”, then Robinette’s Apple Orchard is THE place to be in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Jackie and Branden love everything about fall so Robinette’s is a lovely spot for a fall apple orchard engagement shoot! Robinette’s Fall Apple Orchard Engagement Boy, the days leading up to Jackie and Branden’s engagement session had […]

November 1, 2019

It will always be an honor for us to photograph someone’s wedding or engagement pictures. It is a job that we don’t take lightly! We believe that pictures preserve your memories forever. Some memories are more important than others and the short period of your life, while you are engaged, are some of the most […]

October 24, 2019

Of all the places we have photographed, Chicago is easily one of our favorites. We jump at any opportunity we have to spend a weekend there shooting. There are just so many beautiful buildings, gorgeous parks, old trees with low branches, and flower-filled gardens. It fills our photographer’s hearts with joy! We have been looking […]

October 23, 2019

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Leidy and Josh are a husband and wife team and professional Michigan wedding photographers. Based out of Grand Rapids Michigan they primarily photograph weddings in the West Michigan area (Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Holland, Traverse City, Chicago, and Detroit) but also do destination wedding photography and engagement sessions. Their photography style is a unique combination of guided posing and photojournalism with an emphasis on light and airy wedding photos Leidy and Josh focus on creating a luxury, high-end experience with each of their couple’s wedding photography.

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