Revealing Iconic Beauty | Treasured Elopement Locations

Among nature’s gems, the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes remain my cherished canvas. Its rolling hills and the vast Lake Michigan serve as the backdrop for countless heartfelt connections. From the dunes’ well-known charm to their hidden corners, each path holds its own allure, offering a range of scenic backdrops.


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Seizing the Magic of Light | Ideal Timing for Your Northern Michigan Elopement

Sunrise gifts iconic settings before the world awakens. If dawn isn’t your preference, the alluring sunset’s golden hour casts a warm glow that’s worth the wait.


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Craft Your Northern Michigan Elopement Journey

As you consider your elopement, here are a few tips:

  1. Choose a Memorable Location and Embrace Nature: Northern Michigan’s natural beauty adds a unique touch to your elopement. Check out my favorite elopement locations for inspiration.
  2. Timing Matters: Opt for sunrise or sunset sessions for the most enchanting lighting conditions.
  3. Capture Candid Moments: My style focuses on natural interactions, allowing genuine emotions to shine through.


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Guiding couples in capturing their love stories against captivating Northern Michigan landscapes has been my passion. Explore my Small Wedding and Elopement Gallery to see real-life elopement moments captured.

Questions about planning your elopement adventure? Reach out to me anytime.

Josh Hartman – Traverse City Elopement Photographer


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