Upscale Airplane Hangar Engagement - Grand Rapids Wedding Photographer

July 15, 2019

Upscale Airplane Hangar Engagement

July 15, 2019

We are so grateful for our career as Michigan wedding photographers. It has taken us to places we never thought we would go and allowed us to meet with some incredible couples. Their love stories and journies through life together are adventures we will never forget. And the friendships we create last far beyond the wedding day. We typically encourage our couples to pick a location that is unique and meaningful to them and have even tossed out the idea of an “airplane hangar engagement session” to couples as a suggestion, not really expecting to ever shoot in one. So when James told us he was a pilot and he and Kiersten were considering doing their engagement session at the airplane hangar at Western Michigan University College of Aviation in Battle Creek, we about did a backflip.

Airplane Hangar Engagement

Kiersten and James went all out for this. Their outfits were absolutely stunning. Kiersten’s hair and makeup were gorgeously styled by the amazing Kristin of Beauty by KVB. (As a side note, we HIGHLY recommend Kristin for hair and makeup!) And they even picked out vintage luggage from an antique store in Grand Rapids. All the little details added up to an incredible engagement session. It’s really not hard to see why they were published so quickly! Our second location after the airplane hangar engagement shoot was the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center. This is not only one of our favorite buildings in Battle Creek but one of our favorite buildings in Michigan. The elegant stone architecture reminds us more of a building we would find in downtown Chicago than mid-Michigan! The sophisticated style and class fit the well dressed Kiersten and James perfectly.

Kiersten And James

Kiersten and James, thank you so much for allowing us to photograph your engagement session! You both were incredibly fun to work with and this engagement session is one we will be talking about for years to come! Especially since your sneak peek broke our email inbox the following morning! It was the first time we were approached about publishing a gallery before finishing the gallery! We cannot wait to see you both again on your wedding day. Which will probably get published too with all the amazing ideas you both have! Here is a small sample of the highlights from this amazing engagement session!

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  1. Mandy

    July 21st, 2019 at 10:28 pm

    What a fabulous session. I love that you got to do your airplane hangar shoot!! That 2nd location has the most exceptional architecture and their outfits were perfectly suited. Absolutely beautiful images guys!!

  2. Mandie

    July 21st, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    Gorgeous work like always you two! These are fantastic!

  3. April

    July 21st, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    Such beautiful engagement portraits! I love the use of the plane. Nice job!

  4. Katelyn

    July 21st, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    This so fun, I love all the creative shots! Great job!

  5. Jen

    July 21st, 2019 at 11:53 pm

    Omgosh! What a cute shoot!

  6. Tania

    July 21st, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    These are absolutely stunning. This couple are going to love these!

  7. Jordyn

    July 22nd, 2019 at 8:59 am

    This is such a fun engagement session! I absolutely love it!!! That shot of her standing on the suitcase is adorable

  8. Katie

    July 22nd, 2019 at 11:53 am

    THESE ARE SO AMAZING!!! The way the airplane is styled with the suitcases is beautiful! I can’t get over these.

  9. Leidy and Josh

    July 22nd, 2019 at 6:17 pm

    Thank you so much Katie!! That is so sweet of you!

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