I get asked all the time, “why are you a wedding photographer?” Or perhaps even delving further, someone might inquire “you must like taking pretty pictures, right?” Why yes, oh Sherlock Holmes, I do like taking pretty pictures!! But it honestly goes so much deeper than simply that. Sure, I could give you the standard photog response: I knew since I was a young girl I wanted to take pictures; I’ve dreamt of my dream wedding since I was five years old; I like all the sparkly things; I am drawn to beauty…yada yada yada. That’s not to say these things aren’t true – because they are, let’s be honest I die every time I see a glam heel headed my way – but because a love affair like wedding photography is one that touches every element of my life. It is in the way that I plan out my time (and therefore, my life!) It shows itself in the way that I dress, the way that I view the world, and the way that I made friends. It has shaped my own marriage, when I had to learn that marriage should always come first in your life, above anything else (yes, even photography.) And just as importantly, it has shaped my cultivate creativity, so that I can continue to express it in unique ways and therefore, constantly challenge me.
So it was that I was delighted to partake in the gorgeous fine art photography styled shoot with the talented Kayla Barker and her vendor crew. Flying out to Texas was something I had never done before, but in the way of Barney from How I Met Your Mother, I say “Challenge Accepted.” To say that my jaw dropped when I walked into this curated venue is an understatement. Every detail was perfect, from the minimalistic invitation design, to the velvet drapes carefully swept into the rain water that created the perfect reflector. If I could photograph a styled wedding like this every day, I would!! No seriously, if anyone out there wants to collaborate, let’s do it!
Enjoy these fine art wedding photography images, and let me know what you think of them below! Would you create a style like this for your dream wedding?
"OMG Melissa!! Thank you thank you! I can't wait to look at them all! You are by far the greatest photographer in my book! Your photographs will be what we keep for a lifetime to remember our day and you have gone above and beyond to make every moment perfect.
Thank you for an amazing wedding gift!”
Traverse City Wedding photography by Lux Light Photography, captures beautiful and fine art portraits for your wedding and engagements in all of northern Michigan, including Traverse City, Petoskey, Frankfort, Glen Arbor, Charlevoix, Mackinac Island, Bay Harbor Village Hotel, Crystal Mountain, Homestead Resort, Castle Farms, Grand Traverse Resort, Arcadia Golf Course, Visions Centerpointe, and other favorite venues!
Contact us below for your FREE Quote!
Lux Light Photography
800 Cottage View Drive
Traverse City Michigan 49684
Soufflé tootsie roll tart lemon drops brownie macaroon. Gingerbread cotton candy powder toffee chocolate cake gummies chocolate candy. Gingerbread halvah caramels oat cake. Brownie tiramisu chocolate jelly beans bear claw chocolate cake sesame snaps sweet cupcake. Chocolate bar macaroon cookie chocolate sweet danish cookie. Fruitcake cotton candy topping ice cream sweet roll dessert bear claw. Candy cotton candy croissant chocolate muffin.
Please check your SPAM folder if you do not get a response from me within 24 hours! This will ensure that you can get your wedding info and photography booked as quick as you need it!
Please note that office hours at 12-4pm, M-F. I will respond to your email within that time frame. If you email me on the weekend, I will respond the following Monday. Thank you!