Downtown GR-JESSICA AND SHANE

Grand Rapids, MI Amway Grand Plaza McKay Tower

Congratulations to Jessica and Shane!! What an elegant, extravagant celebration!

Grand Rapids, MI

Amway Grand Plaza McKay Tower

Congratulations to Jessica and Shane!! What an elegant, extravagant celebration! These two are so fun and connected to each other. I love getting to photograph them because they easily forget the camera and are just tuned into each other.

The two met as co-workers years ago. They had to keep their relationship a secret because they were working together- even from best friends. It all sounds very sneaky and romantic. Years later, Jess and Shane found themselves building a house in Muskegon. They were on a walk by the lake one day, when Shane stopped at a gazebo and proposed. The proposal was caught on film, by someone working on the house with them. Sneaky sneaky.

In case you missed their romantic winter engagement session, you may view it here: http://lookatthebiggerpicture.com/winter-engagement-session-jessica-and-shane/ ArtPrize happened to be our backdrop in the city for the wedding day, which worked out perfectly, as the couple are attached to Grand Rapids and all its main sights. We  played around the blue bridge, the river, Rosa Parks Circle...  The city really is a beautiful background.

I loved the fact that Jessica kept twirling like a giddy little girl. It was adorable.

Thank you so much for choosing me to capture your story. Enjoy the preview!

Special thanks to Caedy Convis, my amazing second photographer!! This day was that much better because of you!

Also, a special mention to the artist, Rena Detrixhe, who created the piece "Watershed", located in public and used in some images. It is a beautiful piece and was so cool to view Jessica and Shane through it!!