Jeff & Samantha

I consider myself lucky to have photographed so many weddings at The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe. It’s a beautiful, historic mansion with a whole lot of character and charm. It’s the perfect place for a wedding.

Jeff & Sam got married on a clear, crisp, and really cold late-October day. Everyone got ready high up in Detroit’s Renaissance Center. An unhealthy amount of hairspray later, the ladies headed downstairs and took portraits in atrium near the riverfront . Soon after, Samantha & Jeff got to ease their nerves before making things official by seeing each other at a first look in one of the Ren-Cen towers.

We stopped for wedding party portraits at the now-classic Belt alley way, then rushed to Historic Trinity Lutheran near Eastern Market for a cozy ceremony in a gorgeous church.

We spent the rest of the evening at The War Memorial. I can’t wait to go back again.

Location: Detroit, MI
Wedding Venue: Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, Detroit, MI
Reception Venue: The War Memorial, Grosse Pointe, MI
Hair: Katie Adler at Bellezza
Makeup: Jamie Gasper
Jeff & Samantha


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