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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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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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Samantha & Reed: A Traverse City Cherry Blossom Wedding | Bay View Weddings

Bride and groom walking through cherry orchards during Traverse City Cherry Blossom wedding at Bay View Weddings

Wedding Videography

Samantha & Reed’s gorgeous Traverse City cherry blossom wedding day at Bay View Weddings officially kicked off my wedding season for 2022. And oh my goodness did we have a magical kick-off! This sweet couple celebrated with cherry blossoms, sunshine, and stunning views while they said their “I do’s”, and I’m beyond obsessed with every […]

Alexa & Michael: Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix Wedding | East Jordan, MI

The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix Wedding 92

Wedding Photography, Wedding Videography

Alexa & Michael got married on the most perfect day for a wedding on Lake Charlevoix! They were married at the gorgeous Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix and all of their team did an amazing job of pulling together the perfect day for these two amazing people! Alexa & Michael were one of my 2020 couples […]

Marci & David: Traverse City Wedding Video | Delamar Traverse City, MI

Traverse City Wedding Video at Delamar in Traverse City, MI

Wedding Videography

Marci & David’s gorgeous winter wedding was officially my first wedding of 2022! Both Marci and David are absolute sweethearts and it was so much fun to spend the day with them and to create their Traverse City wedding video. Marci was an absolute trooper (even though it was freeeezzing!) as we wandered around Traverse […]

Paige & Scott: A Waldenwoods Wedding Video | Howell, MI

Bride and groom kiss under the columns on the front porch during their Waldenwoods wedding in Howell, Michigan.

Wedding Videography

Paige & Scott held their gorgeous Waldenwoods wedding this fall in Southeast Michigan. This oh-so-sweet wedding day was a long time coming for this amazing couple. They were supposed to get married last fall but ended up having to reschedule like so many weddings had to last year. But, oh my gosh, was it worth […]

Bri & AJ: A Crystal Mountain Wedding Video

Bride and groom walk hand in hand during Crystal Mountain Wedding in Thompsonville, Michigan

Wedding Videography

Bri & AJ got married this past fall on an absolutely gorgeous October day. We genuinely couldn’t have asked for a better day for these two to tie the knot. I was so excited to be there with them and to capture all of their Crystal Mountain wedding day memories. Both Bri and Andrew are […]

Cherie & Ethan: The Barn at Monterey Valley Wedding | Allegan, MI

Bride and groom share first look at the Barn at Monterey Valley wedding.

Wedding Videography

I’m still obsessing over Cherie & Ethan’s gorgeous Barn at Monterey Valley wedding this fall. Leading up to their wedding day, the weather looked like rain all day. Instead, we got the weirdest combination of weather I’ve ever seen on a wedding day. Michigan decided to start us off with some gorgeous sun and clouds […]

Ashley & Ron: A Lake Bluff Preserves Wedding Video | Frankfort, MI

A Lake Bluff Preserve Wedding Video in Frankfort, Michigan.

Wedding Videography

Ashley & Ron got married this fall overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan, and I had the privilege of filming their Lake Bluff Preserves wedding video. There’s not much that can I say about their day other than it was beyond perfect? We had a little rain shower pop up over the lake but even that couldn’t […]

Kelly & Michael: A Starry Night Barn Wedding Video | Suttons Bay, MI

A Starry Night Barn wedding video in Suttons Bay, Michigan.

Wedding Videography

Kelly and Michael got married at the gorgeous Starry Night Barn on a beautiful fall day here in Northern Michigan. I was so honored that I got to be a part of their big day and create their Starry Night Barn wedding video! Both Kelly and Michael are so sweet and such a fun, relaxed […]

Gabriella & Matthew: A September Castle Farms Wedding | Charlevoix, MI

Bride & Groom take pictures in front of blossoms during September Castle Farms wedding.

Wedding Photography

What can I say about Gabriella & Matthew’s September Castle Farms wedding? Other than being absolutely gorgeous all around, Gabriella & Matthew are two of the sweetest humans ever and the kind of beautiful souls that you instantly want to be great friends with. I’m so glad I got to be a part of their […]

Rachael & Jon: A Sonshine Barn Wedding Video | Gaylord, MI

A Sonshine Barn Wedding Video in Gaylord, MI.

Wedding Videography

Rachael & Jon got married at the gorgeous Sonshine Barn in Gaylord, Michigan. Rachael first reached out to me because one of her bridesmaids was a previous bride of mine. She knew as soon as she saw their wedding film that she wanted to document her and Jon’s day and create their Sonshine Barn wedding […]

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