Weddings

Aaron & Samantha

These two are both creative souls; Aaron working for Airbnb, and Samantha for Adobe.  They live in California with the newest member of their family, their little 5 month old baby.

They were married at the Detroit Institute of Arts on a sultry summer day in August.  DIA was one of the most amazing venues I have ever shot at–it’s an iconic museum that has been referred to as the cultural gem of Detroit, and spans an impressive 658,000 feet and contains artwork from all over the globe.  Culture aside, it is just bloody gorgeous.

Aaron & Samantha exchanged their wedding vows on a sultry summer Michigan day.  We only met the day of their wedding (as they had come to Detroit from out of state), but were so easy going and lovely that I felt instantly at ease.  It made the day a breeze.

The bride looked amazing.  Samantha was a vision in a strapless, lace-adorned gown with a bouquet of delicate white lilies.  Aaron shone in his coal black suit and single white lily gracing his lapel.

We did a first look shoot at the stately Dearborn Inn, and then off to DIA for the exchanging of vows.

The dancing was great fun and everyone enjoyed themselves.  Samantha is a classically trained dancer and showed us some amazing choreographed (and impromptu) dances with her groom, her dad, and even some friends.

Now this couple is happily ensconced back in their lives in California, and I suspect they have their hands full—the little one must be walking and getting into all kinds of mischief.  Thanks Aaron & Samantha, it was a blast!

Location: Detroit, MI
Wedding Venue: Detroit Institute of Arts
Reception Venue: Detroit Institute of Arts
Vendors:

Flowers: Bellisario Florist

Cake: Sweet Tooth

Hair & Makeup: Mi Amore

Dress: Marisa

Aaron & Samantha

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