What an honor it was to shoot Marie and Justin’s gorgeous wedding in Chicago’s western suburbs before I wrapped up this 2022 season! (I can’t believe it’s already over! Yes.. more blog posts coming very soon once I fully recover from photographing 6 weddings in a 2 and a half week timespan.) The pair seamlessly […]

I’m deep within the final stretch of this wedding season, but I absolutely could not wait to share about Natalie and Tyler’s perfect Spring Lake wedding! This sweet couple tied the knot at West Michigan’s iconic Lilley Mansion, built in 1876 and restored through the years to its original glory. For their special day, Natalie […]

Mary Claire and Jack kiss in the garden at Saint Marys College on their wedding day photo by Cynthia Mae Photography Notre Dame Wedding Photographer

Mary Claire and Jack’s wedding came together seamlessly against the timeless and romantic backdrop of St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. These college sweethearts brought their romance full circle with a July celebration at this gorgeous venue. I cannot tell you how much I love a good love story like theirs! Hints of blue […]

Madison and Dillon embrace each other in front of Kellogg Manor House in Hickory Corners, Michigan photo by Cynthia Mae Photography

Madison & Dillon chose to celebrate the highlight of their lives so far—their engagement and upcoming nuptials—at the highest point overlooking Gull Lake, the W.K. Kellogg Manor House. The lakeside views and gorgeous green-and-white colors of the home served as a beautiful backdrop to showcase their love for one another and their excitement to take […]

Summers in Michigan come with plenty of heat and excitement, but they also bring a soft vibrancy and a sense that these are the best days of our lives. Meghan and Austin’s wedding at The Collins Off Main in Chelsea, Michigan, drew together all of these highlights of summer, and so much more.  The care […]

I’d like to introduce you all to Brenna and Keegan! They are the sweetest couple. We met up for their engagement session at Oak Beach in South Haven, Michigan. South Haven holds a special place in their hearts because it is the place they got engaged! These two did long distance for a lot of […]

Summer wedding inspiration at The Morris Estate in Niles, Michigan photo by Cynthia Mae Photography

Sharing another beautiful wedding today. Sierra and Michael got married a couple weeks ago at The Morris Estate wedding chapel in Niles, Michigan! It was a beautiful summer day (with a couple surprise showers, but beautiful nonetheless!). But hey, rain is good luck on your wedding day, right?! Everything about this wedding was so special.. […]

Oh boy, I am really excited about this blog post! Meaghan and Scott had a beautiful spring wedding day at Venue3Two in Grand Rapids. Not only was it a stunning day at one of the best venues in Southwest Michigan, it was also the first wedding I brought my film camera along to in a […]

Let me introduce you to the sweetest couple; Alisa and Braxton. From the moment we had our first phone call, I knew they were so special. We immediately became friends. They are the type of people you meet and feel like you’ve known your entire life. I knew I was in for a treat when […]

Becca and Taylor.. where do I even begin with these two? Their love is sweet (as you will find out for yourself as you scroll through these images), but their hearts are sweeter. They are some of the kindest people I’ve met. Our time together was filled with so much laughter. It was truly life-giving […]