Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Emma and Frank at the park.

Emma and Frank had fun, fun, fun at the park today!  Here are some photos of these awesome kiddos:

Canvas Flash Sale!

For a limited time only, enjoy 30% off all 1½" canvas orders from now through August 10th, 2015.  In order to receive the discount, any canvas order must be placed through myself.  Email me the details of your order and an invoice will be sent directly to your email address for payment options.

Discounted canvas prices can be found here.

No minimum purchase required. Discount cannot be combined with any other discount. The discount cannot retroactively be used on any completed orders. Items must be purchased through myself and not the proof gallery. This deal will end on August 11th, 2015 at midnight EST.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Lillian and Brendan.

I love photographing these two! They're such naturals in front of the camera and make my job way too easy.

Here are my favorites from their session:

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Pizza on the Big Green Egg.

Aside from smoking at low temperatures, another thing the Big Green Egg does really well is get HOT.  And to someone that loves making pizzas at home, the-hotter-the-better.  The flavor of a pizza cooked on the Egg is awesome.  It tastes just like it came out of a brick oven.

Chad and Jill's Traverse City wedding.

If there only were one Pure Michigan spot in our great state, it would probably be located in Traverse City. Beautiful views of nature surround you at every corner. From the deep woods to the beautiful shoreline, Traverse City packs a big outdoor adventure into a small town feel.

I was really excited when Chad and Jill asked me to photograph their wedding in this beautiful, utopian paradise. They chose Traverse City because it aligned with their love for the outdoors and wildlife.  The day began in Interlochen at a home located on Duck Lake before ending in Frog Pond Village for the ceremony and reception. From start-to-finish, their beautiful wedding was a success and I was honored to be able to capture it.

Congratulations Chad and Jill on your awesome up-north wedding!

Monday, July 6, 2015

The twins turned 1!

These two are fun to watch and they have such different personalities.  It's always an adventure with them!

Here are some pics from their photo session with Mom and Dad:

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Not your Dad's ribs: Smoked on the Big Green Egg.

Up until a couple of years ago, I fancied myself as a decent griller of hamburgers, steaks, pork chops and chicken breasts. But I could never get ribs to turn out and wouldn't even dream about doing a pork shoulder or brisket. To get that authentic barbecue flavor, I needed an actual smoker. After doing my research, I decided on a Big Green Egg (BGE) ceramic grill and automatic temperature control unit called the DigiQ DX2 by BBQ Guru.

One of the biggest benefits of owning a ceramic grill like the BGE, besides versatility, is its ability to maintain low temperatures for long periods of time. Pork shoulders alone can take 15, 16 or even 20 hours to cook depending on their size. The BGE does a great job on it's own but with a little help from the DigiQ DX2, it's even easier. I'm able to set the temp and forget about it, just like an oven. But unlike an oven, I get to have the flavor of real charcoal and wood smoke. If there are two things I love, it's technology and good barbecue!

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