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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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Jennie & Nic: A Perry Hotel Wedding | Their Perfect Wedding Day

Jennie and Nic kissing on a wooden bridge on their wedding day.

Photography, Wedding Photography, Wedding Videography, Weddings

  Watch on YouTube Here Jennie + Nic: A Fantastic Wedding Jennie and Nic reached out to me for their Perry Hotel wedding, which was going to be in May of 2022. They are both doctors and just finished schooling. Nic’s a pediatrician and Jennie is an OB-GYN and they both just passed all their […]

Marissa and Alex’s Mission Point Lighthouse Engagement: Cloudy Engagement Photos Turn Out Perfect

Marissa and Alex snuggling in the sand during their beach engagement session.

Engagements, Photography

Marissa and Alex’s cloudy engagement photos are a perfect example why you shouldn’t worry about rainy or cloudy days messing up your photography. Their session happened to take place at my favorite spot for engagement sessions, the Mission Point Lighthouse beach! This is a historic area with woods, an amazing lighthouse, and a beautiful beach. […]

Lindsey & Austin: Lavender Field Engagement Session | Michigan Photographer

Lindsey resting her head on Austin's shoulder while she holds his arm and he looks down at her during their engagement session at a lavender farm

Engagements, Photography

I was so excited when Lindsey and Austin reached out to me to be their Michigan Photographer for their engagement session at The Secret Garden at Brys Estate. They are the third couple from a line of family and friends who’ve all reached out to me over a few years to do their wedding photography! […]

Alyssa & Marcos: Elegant Wedding at the Perry Hotel | Petoskey Wedding Venue

Alyssa and Marcus smiling in front of the Perry Hotel on their wedding day.

Wedding Photography

Marcos and Alyssa’s wedding at the Perry Hotel in Petoskey, MI was sheer perfection! The Perry Hotel was such a wonderful Petoskey wedding venue for them, and they absolutely loved having their wedding day there. If you’re not familiar with Northern Michigan history, The Perry Hotel is a local landmark here in Northern Michigan, it’s […]

Caitlin & Andres: A Lakeside Wedding in Northern Michigan

Andres kissing his bride under a grove of birch trees on their wedding day as they stand on the shore of Burt Lake in Northern Michigan

Wedding Photography

Last August I was able to shoot a lakeside wedding for Caitlin and Andres in Northern Michigan. They are a super sweet couple who really cared about being able to spend time with their friends and family during their wedding. One of the most important things Caitlin and Andres wanted for their special day was […]

Jaime & Mitchell: Bay Harbor Yacht Club Wedding | Bay Harbor, Michigan

Bay Harbor Yacht Club Wedding Film

Wedding Videography

Jaime & Mitchell had the most stunning Bay Harbor Yacht Club wedding this spring. I knew when Meaghan from Fox and Fern reached out to me that it would be a gorgeous day. Every wedding their team does is Northern Michigan magic! And while their entire day was all things gorgeous and the epitome of […]

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 […]

Emily & Jake: Harbor Springs Engagement Session | Northern Michigan

Engagements

Emily and Jake’s Harbor Springs Engagement Session here in gorgeous Northern Michigan was the perfect kickoff for my 2022 wedding season. We got our first gorgeous sunny day of the spring in honor of their session gosh what better place to spend it than the beach? When Emily and I started chatting about locations for […]

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 […]

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