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fINE aRT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
BASED IN Grand Rapids MICHIGAN

kellie hetler photography

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El Matador Beach Malibu Engagement Photos

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Engagement

It has always been my dream to take photos at El Matador State Beach in Malibu so taking engagement photos there last week made me, needless to say, ecstatic. Here in Michigan we often have long flights of steps to get to our gorgeous sandy and grass lined beaches but I was in for quite […]

Castle Farms Wedding Photographer

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A wedding at Castle Farms is always a good idea and being a Michigan photographer allows me to go to beautiful places like this often. Not only is this gorgeous venue situated in the beautiful Charlevoix area, but the grounds are undoubtedly breathtaking. Beautiful landscaping, the CASTLE and gorgeous Northern Michigan summer weather are big […]

Chicago Wedding Photography

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Wedding photography is always so fun and endlessly romantic especially when shooting in a city full of life and excitement like Chicago. This wedding editorial checked all the marks for me. A gorgeous couple, beautiful flowers, lights in the city….basically perfection! Wedding Vendors: Venue: The LaSalle Chicago – Chicago, ILPlanning & Design: Mirrorball CollectiveFlowers: Hedonia […]

Chicago Engagement Photos

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Connor and Claire are so sweet and so fun! I met up with them in Chicago on the coldest night for their engagement photos. They were freezing and just went with it! It was late November with lots of wind but the light from the street lights and twinkle lights gave the images so much […]

Winter Wedding Editorial at The Broadway Avenue

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A winter wedding can be absolutely stunning especially at a venue like The Broadway Avenue. With all the gorgeous architecture, intricate white walls and beauty at every turn, there are endless possibilities at this venue! Wedding editorial vendors:Venue: The Broadway Avenue – Grand Rapids, MIPlanning & Design: In the Details Weddings – Grand Rapids, MIFlowers: […]

Elizabeth & Bryan Posthumus Wedding at Noto’s

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What a special day this was! Bryan Posthumus and now Elizabeth Posthumus celebrated their wedding day on New Year’s Eve in the wine cellar of Noto’s in Grand Rapids. It was a very intimate celebration, with just closest friends and immediate family in attendance but was a grand celebration nonetheless. Wedding Day Vendors:Ceremony & Reception […]

Ann Arbor Wedding Photography

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Andrew & Kat’s wedding ceremony was unique. They were actually married last year, but this year, they celebrated their Greek Orthodox wedding ceremony in Ann Arbor full with gorgeous photography on a beautiful winter day! Wedding Day Vendors:Ceremony Venue: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church – Ann ArborPortrait Location: UofM Law Quad – Ann ArborPhotography: Kellie […]

Art Institute of Chicago Engagement Pictures

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Engagement

When shooting in big cities I always love seeking out places that are unique and have gorgeous architecture. The Art Institute of Chicago was the perfect fit for Max and Kendall’s engagement pictures. They live in the city so they were a wealth of knowledge. Each of the two were so kind and personable that […]

Fall Engagement Session in Grand Rapids

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Christian and Maggie’s fall engagement session in downtown Grand Rapids was so fun. It was a little chilly and quite windy but that just gave us beautiful movement in those trees full of stunning fall colors. These two were so kind and easygoing. The kind of people that I LOVE to work with! I love […]

Grand Rapids Engagement Photos

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Engagement photos are the best way to learn more about your photographer, for your photographer to learn more about you and for the two of you to have a little fun together before your wedding day. These engagement photos in downtown Grand Rapids accomplished all those things and more! Carter and Hannah met me outside […]

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