Investment

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Step One:
Let's be friends

The Process

Up Next: Save the Date

I don’t believe that wedding photography is one-size-fits-all! I know that my brides are unique and I work hard to find them! I serve a specific type of bride who recognizes that if she wants romantic, timeless portraits of herself & her new groom, then she needs more than just pretty pictures. She needs an incredible EXPERIENCE! The first step towards working together is determining if I'm the perfect fit for you! 

Email me (Mandie) and let's chat about your wedding!

The process

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Step two:
Save the date

The Process

Up Next: Engagements

Yay!! You were made to be one of my couples! Let’s make sure your date is safe and secure so that we can make this dream a reality!!! I usually book 8-12+ months out, so don't wait to reach out! I’ll send you a custom online booking proposal where you can review your package and pay your deposit to make everything officially official! Now that you’re officially one of my Bride & Grooms, it’s time to get started!! ....

The process

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Step three:
engagements

The Process

Up Next: Timeline Talk

Let the fun begin! After you book, we’ll schedule your engagement session. This is a time to have fun, get rid of nerves, get you both comfortable in front of the camera, and start capturing the joy of this new season of your life together! After your engagement session you’ll be featured on my Blog and will also be sent your online gallery of images to download and share however you wish.

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Step four:
Timeline Talk

The Process

Up Next: Your Wedding!

Once we’re 8 weeks out from your big day, I’ll start making sure that I'm completely prepared and ready for your wedding! I love creating custom timelines for my couples to ensure that you don’t miss out on your dream wedding photos! You know all of those dreamy portraits, fun friend shots, and detail images that look like they are straight out of a magazine??? I work with my couples to plan their day so that they can actually have images like that of their OWN! 

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STEP FIVE:
YOUR WEDDING DAY!

The Process

Up Next: Design!

It’s here! It’s time to celebrate, relax and let me get to work! I believe in telling the full story of my couples' wedding days and so I never shoot less than 8 hours. This day is going to be a blur to you and so I make it a priority to capture the traditional shots that every bride needs while also capturing the moments in between so you can remember your day like it was yesterday, forever!

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Step six:
Gallery + Album Design

The Process

After your wedding day is over, you will receive an online gallery full of all of your wedding memories within 6 weeks! HUNDREDS and HUNDREDS of them! I encourage my couples to sit down with a glass of wine the night that their gallery goes live and enjoy reliving their wedding day through their images! Soon after your gallery is delivered, you will receive your album design (if you ordered an album!) and you can begin the customization process!

The process

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01.

Step One:
Let's be friends

The Process

Up Next: Save the Date

Wedding videography is often overlooked in the wedding planning process. It's also the #1 thing brides regret not having on their wedding day. My bride values romantic, timeless video of herself & her new groom, and she wants more than just some ceremony coverage. She wants a Handcrafted Film, a gorgeous documentary of one of the most important days of her life!

Email me (Mandie) and let's chat about your wedding!

The process

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Step two:
Save the date

The Process

Up Next: The Timeline Talk

Yay!! You were made to be one of my couples! Now let’s make sure your date is safe and secure so that we can make this dream a reality!!! I usually book 8-12+ months out, so don't wait to reach out! I’ll send you a custom online booking proposal where you can review your package and pay your deposit to make everything officially official! Now that you’re officially one of my Bride & Grooms, it’s time to get started!! ....

The process

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Step three:
Timeline Talk

The Process

Up Next: Your Wedding!

Once we’re 8 weeks out from your big day, I’ll start making sure that I'm completely prepared and ready for your wedding! I love working with my couples and their photographers to ensure that you don’t miss out on your dream wedding video! I want you to have gorgeous footage that brings tears to your eyes and makes your heart skip a beat when you look back and remember your special day! I work with all of my couples to plan their day so that we get everything they're hoping for and more! 

The process

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STEP four:
YOUR WEDDING DAY!

The Process

Up Next: Design!

It’s here! It’s time to celebrate, relax and let me get to work! I believe in telling the full story of my couples' wedding days and so I never shoot less than 8 hours. This day is going to be a blur to you and so I make it a priority to capture the traditional shots that every bride needs while also focusing on capturing you, the Bride and Groom, so I can tell your love story! The day is all about you, and 50 years from now, it's your story you'll want to see. 

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Step five:
video collection delivery

The Process

After your wedding day is over, you will receive a gorgeous, online video gallery! This gallery allows you to store your videos online for safe-keeping and download all of your High Definition videos. You'll also be able to share your entire collection with anyone you'd like with just a click of a button. I encourage my couples to sit down with a glass of wine the night that their collection goes live and enjoy reliving their wedding day through their video!

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To all of my gorgeous brides, I believe in love! And I believe in a hopelessly romantic kind of love that focuses on the little moments along with the big, grand ones. I believe that you find love in the little looks, a squeeze of a hand, a touch on the small of your back. It's in dressing up together to celebrate a big moment or in curling up on the couch together in your pajamas, a bowl of popcorn, and having a movie marathon or watching your favorite TV show for the 10th time. Because the thing is, that life isn't made up of just the big moments. All the little things are the big things. And the truth is, I believe there are no ordinary moments. Only millions of tiny un-ordinary ones that make up a whole life together.

Your wedding day is no different. It's one gorgeous, epic, wonderful day, but it's also a day made up of hundreds of tiny moments. As a former bride and someone who shoots 25+ weddings a year, wedding days go by in a blur. It's here, and then it's gone, but my job as your Traverse City Photographer and Videographer is to step in and to say "Not this moment, this moment stays." and to preserve it for you, your families, your children, your grandchildren and your great-grandchildren to cherish, forever. Your memories are priceless and you deserve to pass down your legacy of love for generations to come! 

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collections

Wedding Photography From
$3000

Wedding Videography From 
$3000

Average Investment Range
$3300-$4000

Photo + Video Wedding Investment From
$5600

Elopement Investment | Inquire

Portrait Investment From
$300

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arianna + chris



Amanda was an absolute pleasure to work with! She is very talented, and puts her heart and soul into her work. She traveled to St. Ignace for our wedding and captured everything beautifully! Aside from her amazing work, she is a great person with an amazing personality! Such a great experience!!!

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EMMA + JOE



Amanda is AMAZING to work with! You can see her attention to detail and passion through her work! I am so glad I had the opportunity to have had my pictures taken by her! She had a bubbly personality which made it so fun and easy to work with her and if she sees something out of place she fixes it (without taking the rawness of the scene) to snag the perfect picture! I would highly recommend her!

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GABBY + CHARLES



Amanda is truly amazing, from the time she did our engagement photos until our wedding day. We couldn't have asked for anyone better then her. She's so professional but makes you feel so comfortable. She's so down to earth as a person I couldn't imagine having anyone else! She does such an amazing job! Highly highly recommend her! Thank you so much Amanda for shooting our special day! We are forever grateful!

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Valerie & CJ



Amanda's work is breath taking. I honestly can’t find the words to describe the photos she took of us. They’re perfect. She truly captured us. Not only how we look but our personalities too. Working with Amanda is a breeze. She made us both feel so comfortable in front of the camera. We can’t thank her enough.

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Bree Johnson



Amanda was the photographer at a wedding I officiated and she was very professional, yet down to earth at the same time. You can really tell that she enjoys what she does and her attention to detail is wonderful. I just saw some of the pictures from that wedding and oh my goodness! They are stunning!! You won't be disappointed at all with choosing her.

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Mallory & John

I honestly looked around for Videographers for months. I even had an entire excel spreadsheet with every videographer that I inquired with that listed everything from what they offer, to pros and cons. I don't know why this was one of the hardest wedding decisions for me, but boy oh boy am I glad I found you. The second I found your website and inquired with you, I crumpled up my spread sheets and tossed them (literally).Your communication was so good and you truly care to get to know your clients so that you can capture their vision.. You were so quick to answer all of my questions, and throughout the year of planning and sending you way too many instagram messages, I truly felt like we became friends and I was so excited to have you be a part of our day. Fast forward to the day of and I was so comforted by your calmness. I absolutely loved your creativity and how you got as excited as I did when we saw cool places to video. Our sneak peak, our highlight reel, and our full video were more than I could have imagined and I am so thankful to have this beautiful masterpiece to look back on and remember all of the details of the big day. I will highly recommend you to anyone that I know.


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MELANIE & DAVID



Amanda was absolutely AMAZING and our wedding videos were so incredible, so much more than we could have ever expected. We are so grateful for choosing her and I would recommend her to everyone! We will cherish our videos forever!

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MICHELLE + ANDREW


Amanda was amazing and her work was incredible! We had to make some changes on our wedding day due to the weather so when Amanda arrived (early) she realized our plans had changed so got set up so quickly and jumped right in and still got video of us getting ready! She so easily adapted to the changes of our day and was the kindest person to be around! She got our sneak peek video out so fast (we were still on our honeymoon!) and the highlight shortly thereafter and it is my favorite keepsake from that day. She got everything on video that I wanted and so many of our guests had no idea that we even had a videographer present until we shared the sneak peek because she stayed in the background! Her work was incredible, her personality made everyone comfortable and I would highly recommend her!

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KATE & PATRICK



Amanda shot our wedding video and did a lovely job! The highlight reel was our favorite part and was put together creatively and very soon after our wedding. She also took a few stills from our video that our photographer wasn't able to capture, which really helped us to be able to remember our day. We highly recommend her!

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LILLIE + BEAU



Amanda was so sweet and accommodating in creating a perfect video of our wedding! She was there for all of the important moments and captured them in a creative way. As a bride it’s hard to take it all in so it’s so nice to be able to watch back the day. I can’t recommend her enough. 

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JORDAN & JOE



Highly recommend! Amanda did our wedding video in September, and she did an amazing job, and was great to work with! We almost didn't hire a videographer for our wedding, but so glad we did!

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EMily & kyle



We had Amanda as our Videographer for our wedding and she did an absolutely amazing job! She captured every moment beautifully and is so easy to work with! We are so happy we had her with us on our big day! We know we will enjoy looking back at our video for years to come!

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