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Andy and Drew were wed last weekend at Amway Grand Plaza in the suite over looking the beautiful downtown of Grand Rapids. Surrounded by their family and close friends. Later that evening a spectacular party took off first in the Paintlind lobby and the dinner in the Presidental ballroom. Everything was perfectly curated and absolutely gorgeous. Andy and Drew are both amazingly sweet and together they make an amazing team. It was such an honor to document their day and I’m thrilled to share a few favorites!

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Congrats Andy and Drew! Thank you so much for including me in your amazing day!

Client’s wardrobe: Men’s Wearhouse
Floral designer: Modern Day Floral
Cake: Amway Grand Plaza
DJ/band: Moments in time

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This was one of those amazing days that every time I look at the pictures I wish we could do it all again.  Alexi and Dave are a beautiful, sweet, and fun couple that was an absolute delight to work with.  Everything was so beautifully planned and though we had a bit of a rain scare at the beginning it all worked out perfectly in the end. This was my first time shooting at Engel Farms in Lawrence, Michigan and I can’t say enough about this wonderful location. I can’t wait to go back! Here are a handful of my favorites from Alexi and Dave’s day.

I love it when it rains just as I’m leaving. <3 Congrats Alexi and Dave! I wish you both all the best of life and love together!!

 

Special thanks to the amazing team at Engel Farms that made the day run so smoothly! And to my second shooter for the day Matt Pratt!

Some vendor info…
Client A’s wardrobe designer or shop: Davids bridal
Client B’s wardrobe designer or shop: Men’s Wearhouse
Cake: Simple sweets kalamazoo
DJ/band: Baseline productions
Caterer: edible events kalamazoo

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  • AlexiJuly 11, 2017 - 2:17 pm

    Your work speaks for itself, but what it doesn’t show is what an amazing addition to any wedding you are. You helped this nervous bride in more ways than you will ever know, you have given us the greatest gift, amazing pictures to go with all of the amazing feelings we experienced. Thank you Amanda, from the bottom of our hearts. Words can not express how thankful we are to know you. 

Beautiful Bizzie married the great Greg in May and it was an amazing day. Here are a few favorites of mine from their gorgeous day at St Roberts of Newminster in Ada, Michigan and Blythefield Country Club.

Congrats to the beautiful couple! Thank you so much for including me on your day!

Some vendors for the day…
Bride’s dress: BHLDN
Groom’s suit:Jos. A. Bank
Floral designer: Stems Market
Cake: The Oven Mitt
DJ/band: Chris Yakopcic

Looking for a wedding photographer? I’d love to hear from you! Email me at amanda@arraephotography.com or call 616.291.7901.

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Loved so much about this awesome day! These ladies were killing the vintage hair and dresses. The location was perfect for all their details. As always English Inn in Eaton Rapids is one of my all time favorite locations to shoot. So many amazing backdrops for portraits! Here are but a few of the gems from the day.

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This downtown Grand Rapids wedding was an absolute delight to be a part of! Dexter and Jessica are absolutely adorable together, a perfect mix of playfulness and tenderness, so much fun to photograph! Their ceremony was at the beautiful Fountain Street Church downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, I love shooting in that magnificent church. The reception to follow was held at the Waldron Public House, another downtown favorite. Even better is they now close down the downstairs bar for weddings so we had the whole place to ourselves which made for some amazing portrait possibilities! Here are but a handful of my favorites from their day!

Congrats Jessica and Dexter! Thank you for choosing Arrae Photography, it was such an honor to be a part of your day!

Special thanks to Tim Kamppinen for second shooting with me this day!

Bride’s wardrobe: Pierre’s Bridal in Lansing
Groom’s wardrobe: Gerard Tuxedo
Floral designer: Joan Nekritz Merci Beaucoup Floral
Cake: Pink Slip Cakery Lisa Hann
DJ/band: Michael Tharp G.R. Affordable D.J.

 

Are you looking for a wedding photographer? Select fall 2017 dates are available and 2018 is booking! Email me at amanda@arraephotography.com or call 616.291.7901. You can also fill out the contact form on the main page.

 

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