Detroit Wedding Photographer


May 19, 2022


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Danny and Abby’s wedding day in Detroit was a day to remember and I was completely honored to be their photographer for every minute of it!

Wedding Coordinator: Torrick Events – LaSalle, MI
Ceremony Venue: St. Joseph’s Shrine – Detroit, MI
Reception Venue: Glen Oaks Country Club – Farmington Hills, MI
Bride’s Gown: Ashley & Alexandria’s Bridal Boutique – Southfield, MI
Flowers: Floral Designs by Lori – Detroit, MI
Cake: Elegance in Sugar – Sterling Heights, MI
Hair & Makeup: Bridal Beauty Couture – Detroit, MI
Band: Christina Kateri Band – Detroit, MI
Limo Rental: Rockstarz Limousine – Ann Arbor, MI
Bridesmaid Dresses: Azazie
Tuxes: The Black Tux
Photography: Kellie Hetler Photography

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Abby had a crush on Danny ever since she met him ten years ago at her brother’s wedding but they hadn’t really talked since that day. A couple years ago, her brother re-introduced them and they had several Zoom dates. Abby eventually flew back to Michigan to go to a wedding with Danny while she was living out of state for work and…as they say…the rest is history.

This is their wedding story.

Abby’s gown was simple but perfect. Her cathedral veil was just stunning. She was absolutely beautiful!

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When planning the wedding, Abby made sure to ask herself when making decisions – “What would the queen do?”. I think that’s just about fitting for this day!

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This image…oh goodness. Abby – you are the most beautiful bride ever.

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I’m not sure what Danny’s letter from Abby said but it obviously made him smile…

Their ceremony took place at St. Joseph’s Shrine in Detroit and it was GORGEOUS!

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What a moment. I definitely felt like I was watching royalty walk down the aisle.

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The shot.

The image I was dreaming of capturing for Danny and Abby leading up to this day. Swoon…!

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This ceremony was two hours long but you’d never know it…those sweet flower girls were SO good!

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Mr & Mrs!

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I love all of her simple and classy details.

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Danny and Abby’s church is very important to them so we took most of their portraits with that in mind.

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This shot is just perfection. I’m in love!

Danny was such a handsome and incredibly kind groom.

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Their wedding reception was held at the beautiful Glen Oaks Country Club in Farmington Hills.

Weren’t these flowers lovely?

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Danny & Abby – thank you SO much for trusting me with your wedding photos. Your day was absolutely amazing. I hope it was all and more that you dreamed of. I enjoyed taking your photos so much and pray that you love them more and more as each year passes.

xoxo – Kellie

(Are you looking for a photographer for your wedding day in Detroit or elsewhere in Michigan who will not only take great photos but will also care about you and your day? If yes, message me HERE. I’d love to see how I can serve you on your day!)


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