Let me take you through the exhilarating journey of Steve and Tracy’s wedding at the Traverse City Yacht Club! 💃🕺🌞🎉 With the sun gracing the day, the afternoon kicked off in style. Opting for six hours of pure celebration, they skipped the getting ready shots, focusing on the dancing that awaited.

Starting with Tracy’s portraits against the backdrop of sailboats at the Yacht Club, the scene was set for a day full of love and laughter. Steve’s entrance was equally stylish, and candid shots of guests arriving captured the anticipation and camaraderie in the air.


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The ceremony unfolded on the Yacht Club’s lawn, overlooking the stunning Grand Traverse Bay. Sailboats dotted the horizon as the couple exchanged vows, enveloped by the vibrant Lake Michigan blues and lush summer greens. Wedding planner Debbie Luhrs with Beyond Eventful had adorned the space beautifully.


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The celebration soared to new heights with a heartwarming first dance, an emotional groom’s speech, and the touching dances between Steve and his mom, as well as Tracy and her father. Chris with Lakeside DJs orchestrated the dance floor magic, making sure that every moment was as special as the last.


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The evening witnessed a series of dancing group photos, capturing the essence of joy and togetherness. From the first dance to the final steps, Steve and Tracy’s wedding was a true celebration of love, laughter, and dance-floor fun!


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Warmest congratulations to Steve and Tracy on your beautiful journey of love and commitment! Wishing you both a lifetime filled with laughter, adventure, and endless love as you embark on this new chapter together.

Whether you envision an intimate forest escape or a grand lakeside celebration, I’m here to bring your vision to life. Let’s chat and make your wedding photography a journey of joy and memories that last a lifetime. Contact me today to start planning your picture-perfect day! 📸💍

Josh Hartman – Traverse City Wedding Photographer