Joel & Courtney

Joel and Courtney were married under the summer sun in the village of Clarkston.  It was a perfect day, and photographing this gorgeous couple was effortless.  They were sweet and laid back, quick to smile, and obviously very in love.

Courtney was radiant in a lace sheath wedding gown and an artfully styled updo.  Joel wore a stylish dove-grey suit, as did his groomsmen, which played off beautifully next to the bridesmaids’ navy dresses.

The entire wedding took place at the Oakhurst Golf & Country Club, with an elegant and stately clubhouse and a vast expanse of forests of oak, maple, beech, hickory and ash, as well as beautiful, protected marshland.  It was my second time shooting at this venue, and it felt just as special the second time around.

The bride absolutely loved the flowers and the service from Grad Jour Events.  She also couldn’t say enough about the delicious cake adorned with pastel flowers from Holiday Market Bakery.  It was sinfully good, and as they say, the devil is in the details!  The dinner was amazing and the reception was so much fun, with the newly married couple and guests dancing under the moonlight on the huge club house porch well into the evening.  There’s magic in the state of Michigan.  I know, because I see it through my lens with each wedding I shoot.   Hope to see you soon, Joel and Courtney!

Location: Clarkston, MI

Flowers:  Grand Jour Events

Wedding cake:  Holiday Market Bakery

Make up:  Ashlee Ann On Location

Bridesmaids’ dresses:  The Wedding Shoppe

Joel & Courtney


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