Once upon a time in the enchanting landscapes of Northern Michigan, Jessica and Cody decided to throw tradition to the wind and embrace a wedding day that was all about love and each other. With the blue waters of Lake Michigan as their witness, they exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony, surrounded only by their closest family members on a tranquil beach, far away from the hustle and bustle of conventional wedding planning.


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Elopements, once considered a taboo, have evolved into a beautiful way of celebrating love without the overwhelming pressure of a traditional wedding. Picture this: your special day focused solely on the love shared between you and your partner, free from the emotional and financial stress often associated with elaborate weddings. It’s no wonder that more and more couples are opting for non-traditional adventures that involve choosing a stunning location, exchanging vows in private, and making lifelong commitments to one another without the need to please a large crowd.


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As a photographer, I wholeheartedly support this growing trend of defying formality and traditions. Jessica and Cody’s micro wedding was a testament to the fact that love shines brightest when it’s shared intimately, and that a wedding day can be as unique as the love story it represents.


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If you’re considering a micro wedding or elopement in Northern Michigan, I encourage you to follow Jessica and Cody’s lead. Embrace the beauty of simplicity, prioritize your love, and let Northern Michigan’s breathtaking landscapes be the backdrop to your extraordinary day. Contact me today to start planning your Northern Michigan elopement. 💍🌅

Josh Hartman – Northern Michigan Elopement Photographer


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