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Hey there! Welcome to the Mandie Forbes Blog! I'm Mandie, a Traverse City Photographer and Videographer. Grab a cup of coffee or maybe a glass of wine and enjoy the blog! I try to provide as much valuable information as I can for my brides and I'm here to answer any questions you might have!  I can't wait to talk to you! Use the "Contact Mandie" page to email me today! 

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I'm mandie, photographer & Videographer

Hey there! Welcome to the Mandie Forbes Blog! I'm Mandie, a Traverse City Photographer and Videographer. Grab a cup of coffee or maybe a glass of wine and enjoy the blog! I try to provide as much valuable information as I can for my brides and I'm here to answer any questions you might have!  I can't wait to talk to you! Use the "Contact Mandie" page to email me today! 

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Isabelle & Nicholas: A Northern Michigan Elopement | Frankfort, Michigan

Wedding Photography

Isabelle & Nick got married in the most gorgeous, intimate Northern Michigan elopement on Lake Michigan. The entire week leading up to their elopement day showed storms on the forecast. Instead, Michigan came through and we got the most amazing, sunny day for these two cuties to tie the knot! Also, Isabelle’s grandma made (yes, […]

Chelsea & Kevin: A Michigan July Wedding | Plymouth, Michigan

Wedding Photography

Chelsea & Kevin got married at St. Kenneth’s Church this month! These two are seriously the sweetest couple you’ll ever meet and they’ve been so amazing during everything that’s been going on in this crazy 2020. When all of the shutdowns started to happen, we had a video call about possible back up plans. They […]

Katie & John: Sleeping Bear Dunes Engagement Session | Peterson Beach

Engagements

I got to kick off my 4th of July weekend with Katie & John’s gorgeous Peterson Beach Sleeping Bear Dunes engagement session and gosh was it beautiful. I’d actually never been out to Peterson Beach Recreation Area, but I love exploring new places with my sweet couples. And I’m especially always down to explore the […]

Jess & Adam: An Intimate Lake Michigan Wedding | Leland, MI

Wedding Photography, Wedding Videography

Jess and Adam were originally supposed to get married at the gorgeous Black Star Farms here in Northern Michigan but ended up having to come up with a Plan B for their wedding after all of the craziness of 2020 hit. They ended up deciding the have an intimate Lake Michigan wedding celebration at her parent’s […]

Amy & Tyden: Post Family Farm Wedding | Grand Rapids, Michigan

Wedding Photography

Amy and Tyden’s Post Family Farm wedding was such a perfect Michigan June wedding. The Saturday that they got married was one of the hottest days of the year so far, but it ended up being an absolutely gorgeous day for Amy & Tyden to get married! From start to finish, their day was full […]

Stephanie & Lee: A Northern Michigan Intimate Wedding

Wedding Photography

Safe to say, the world has been a little crazy in 2020. Stephanie & Lee were my first official wedding back after all of the craziness that Covid brought the world this year. These two cuties were originally supposed to get married at the gorgeous Starry Night Barn & Studios here in Northern Michigan, but […]

Courtney & Greg: A Castle Farms Winter Wedding | Charlevoix, Michigan

Wedding Videography

I got to kick off my 2020 wedding season with Courtney and Greg’s Castle Farms winter wedding. Their whole day was an absolute fairy tale in spite of the crazy weather we had the night before. Both Courtney and Greg are so sweet and my favorite part of their wedding was seeing how much these […]

Mercedes & Michael: A Snowy Michigan Winter Wedding | Holland, Michigan

Bride and groom smile at each other during their snowy Michigan winter wedding.

Wedding Videography

It’s official, I think snowy winter weddings are now my favorite ❤️ Mercedes & Michael’s Michigan winter wedding day was absolutely stunning! Magical doesn’t even come close to describing how perfect their whole day was! I absolutely loved the letters that Mercedes and Michael wrote to each other on their wedding day. They also wrote […]

Addie & Nick: Timberlee Hills Wedding | Traverse City, Northern Michigan

Wedding Photography

Addie & Nick’s gorgeous Timberlee Hills wedding was one of my absolute favorite weddings of 2019 and I’m not even close to being over how perfect their day was. From start to finish, I don’t think I’ve ever laugh/cried more behind my camera on a wedding day. From Addie’s stunning, one-of-a-kind dress, to her oh-so-sweet […]

Claire & Ryan: Mountain Flowers Lodge Wedding | The Homestead | Glen Arbor, MI

Wedding Videography

Claire & Ryan’s Mountain Flowers Lodge wedding was held at The Homestead Resort up in Glen Arbor on the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and it was an absolutely stunning Northern Michigan fall wedding! You really can’t ask for a more beautiful place to have a wedding then at The Homestead Resort, the whole resort is breathtaking. […]

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