The Homestead in Glen Arbor, MI is one of my favorite venues, and was the perfect backdrop for DeAnna and Randy’s wedding. Along with their son, they celebrated the day with family and friends against the gorgeous backdrop of Lake Michigan, only about 25 minutes from Traverse City. A photographer really couldn’t ask for more. Check out the photos after the jump. . .
Since I photograph so many destination weddings each year, one thing I always try to tell brides not familiar with the area is how late the sun sets here! One of the great things about Northern Michigan is watching a gorgeous sunset over the water. However, this doesn’t happen until. . . late. All of the photos below were taken at Traverse City’s West End beach, some at around 10:40 pm. I really wanted that dramatic, darkened sky. Linnea and Dan were total sports and patiently waited until the sky was dark enough for the perfect photos. For the photos that look like they were taken during the day. . . that was about 9:30 pm. It’s definitely something to consider when planning your wedding photography coverage! Continue reading »
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