A Mesmerizing Michigan Outdoor Wedding – The Bonners

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It was a beautiful day for a Michigan outdoor wedding at Trillium Creek in Ludington, Michigan. Stasi and Mike Bonner exchanged their vows in front of family and friends. The cloudy sky with blue patches was a perfect backdrop for the wedding.

Getting Ready

Stasi’s wedding day started with a sense of excitement and anticipation. Getting ready for the big day was a special and intimate affair. She shared it with her small but cherished bridal party of two bridesmaids. I was there to capture every moment of Stasi’s preparations. From the excitement of getting ready to the joy of sharing the experience.

Stasi’s bridesmaids were a small but mighty group, providing love and support as she prepared to walk down the aisle. They helped her into her stunning wedding gown and added the finishing touches to her hair and makeup. As Stasi got ready, there was a sense of quiet anticipation in the air. Everyone was excited for the big day, and there was a palpable sense of love.

Throughout the morning, Stasi and her bridesmaids shared moments of laughter and joy. They reminisced about the good times they had shared together and looked forward to the new adventures that lay ahead. Stasi emerged from the room, a stunning bride radiating beauty and joy. The memories of that morning will be cherished for a lifetime, a reminder of the love and support.

First Look

The first look between Stasi and Mike was an incredibly special moment that perfectly captured the depth of their love and commitment to each other. I enjoyed being there to capture this beautiful moment.

Stasi and Mike had chosen to see each other before the ceremony, a decision that allowed them to share an intimate moment together before the festivities began. The first look took place in a secluded area of Trillium Creek, with the lush greenery providing a stunning backdrop for the couple’s reunion.

As Stasi made her way toward Mike, the anticipation and excitement in the air were palpable. When they finally saw each other, their faces lit up with joy and love. They held each other tightly, taking in the beauty of the moment and savoring the love that they shared.

For a few precious moments, Stasi and Mike were able to forget about everything else and focus on each other. They laughed, they cried, and they shared a moment that they will cherish for a lifetime.

As a photographer, it was a privilege to be there to capture the first look between Stasi and Mike. The love and tenderness that they shared at that moment were truly inspiring, and it was clear that they were meant to be together.

The first look was a beautiful reminder of the power of love to bring people together and the depth of commitment that Stasi and Mike shared for each other. It was a privilege to witness and capture such a beautiful moment, and I know that the memories of this day will be cherished by Stasi and Mike for years to come.

The Outdoor Ceremony

The wedding ceremony was a touching and emotional event that left a lasting impression on everyone in attendance. The highlight of the ceremony was their adorable Poddle Finn walking Stasi down the aisle. The officiant, a close family friend of the couple, spoke eloquently about the power of love. Stasi and Mike exchanged heartfelt vows that were deeply personal and reflected the depth of their love. They spoke of their shared values, their hopes, and dreams for the future. They shared their commitment to always be there for each other through life’s ups and downs.

As the couple said their vows, there was a sense of quiet reverence that filled the air. It was clear that the depth of love and commitment that Stasi and Mike shared for each other moved everyone in attendance. The guest’s reactions were varied but the ceremony moved all in one way or another. Some were tearing up, some had smiles ear to ear, and some sat in awe. The contagious love between Stasi and Mike was visible, and it was clear that their guests were enjoying being a part of such a special day.

Overall, the ceremony was a beautiful and touching reflection of Stasi and Mike’s love for each other. The officiant’s words were a reminder that love is a powerful force. The couple’s vows were a testament to the depth of their commitment to each other. It was a privilege to witness and capture such a beautiful moment. I know that Stasi and Mike will forever cherish the memories of this day. As a wedding photographer, I felt great honor to capture the special moments of this intimate celebration.

The reception

The reception after Stasi and Mike’s wedding ceremony was a beautiful celebration of their love and commitment to each other. The atmosphere was warm and inviting, with the tent providing a cozy and intimate setting for the couple’s guests to enjoy the festivities. The bridal party was small but filled with special people who were there to celebrate the couple’s love.

One of the highlights of the reception was the food. The couple had clearly put a lot of thought and care into selecting the menu, and it showed. From the delicious hors d’oeuvres to the main course, every dish was expertly prepared and beautifully presented. The guests enjoyed the feast for the senses, with a wide variety of flavors and textures to savor. The couple wanted to make sure their guests have a great selection of menus and feel happy, and they certainly achieved that goal.

As the sun began to set, the tent lit up with twinkling lights, creating a magical atmosphere for the couple’s first dance as a married couple. The joy and love in the air were palpable as the newlyweds danced the night away, as their loved ones surrounded them.

Throughout the evening, there was a sense of camaraderie and warmth that permeated everything. The guests, many of whom had traveled long distances to be there, were clearly moved by the depth of love and commitment that Stasi and Mike shared for each other. There were tears shed, hugs shared, and memories made that will last a lifetime.


As a wedding photographer, it was a privilege to be a part of such a beautiful celebration of love. Stasi and Mike’s wedding was a testament to the power of love to bring people together, and I know that the memories of this special day will be cherished by all who were there for years to come. It was nothing but a perfect Michigan outdoor wedding.

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