Weddings by Jen


Birmingham Community House Wedding Pictures and Academy of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Wedding photographs in Metro Detroit provided by Kellie and Jen, two of the best Michigan wedding photographers around!

CHURCH: The Academy of the Sacred Heart in Bloomfield Hills
RECEPTION VENUE: The Community House in Birmingham
MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT: Ultimate Entertainment
FLOWERS: Petite Fleur
BAKER: Trifles Cakes
MAKEUP: The Makeup Loft
HAIR: Ashley Maloney
GOWN: The Wedding Shoppe
SUITS: The Tux Shop on Woodward
SHOES: Betsey Johnson

Want to see one of our favorite rainy day wedding galleries? Look no further because this has to be our all time favorite rainy day weddings! To be fair, it actually is quite rare for it to rain all day long on a wedding day. Michigan weather can be fickle, but often the rain stops for a short time and we can go outside for few moments to create some photographic magic with our couples. However on this day, mother nature had other plans for us. Michigan decided that it was going to rain and rain and then rain some more. Even further, to top it off, mother nature said, “Hey wedding people – I think I’m going to rain like really, really hard!” So needless to say, we had to work with what we had to work with on this day. We were blessed to be able to work with Amanda and Corey because they really knew how to just go with the flow and enjoy the heck out of their day, feeling every single moment and more importantly, living and experiencing each moment. What makes your wedding day come to life is actually living the moments and taking them in, each one as it comes.

Amanda and Corey are not strangers to exceptional moments though. Their proposal story is one fantastic moment. They met in high school through a friend. They dated for 8 years filled with fun memories and experiences. Corey didn’t know how he could top the last eight years, but somehow he managed to propose in the most romantic and picturesque way. Using the backdrop of wild horses and the ocean, his proposal couldn’t have been more perfect as he decided to ask Amanda to marry him on the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Of course Amanda said YES, and I’m so happy that she did because I was able to work with an exceptional couple and meet all their friends and family and learn what exactly makes them so special.

Regardless of the rain on their wedding day, Amanda and Corey were prepared for a fantastic day and fantastic is just what happened. Thanks to the infamous “uncle pizza” (well that’s my nick name for him), Amanda had quite the luxurious home to prepare for her wedding in. Amanda did a reveal on her wedding day to her bridesmaids and shortly thereafter we headed over to Sacred Heart church in Bloomfield Hills so she could meet Corey at the alter. Corey, breathed each moment in and when he saw Amanda for the first time, it’s one of my favorite groom captures of all time. His face is filled with love and I couldn’t help but smile.

We took what photos we could inside the church, and because of the rain made our way to the Birmingham Community House and used the inside for portraits as well. The Birmingham Community House is such a beautiful wedding venue. The location is perfect as it’s right downtown and there’s a park across the street along with other little nooks and interesting places we can use for wedding portraits. We had a great time photographing the wedding inside the Birmingham Community House, but I had an even better time later. Lucky for me, after dinner before dancing began Corey and Amanda decided they were up for adventure and wanted to head outside and dance in the rain for a few moments. If you know me at all you know I was more than happy about this request! You can see the results below, but what fun we had!

Matching bridesmaids robes
Bride getting ready
Bride reading letter from groom
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Photos
Birmingham Community House Wedding Dance Floor

Creative wedding photography in Michigan by top Detroit Michigan wedding photographers. This wedding was photographed at the Sacred Heart Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan by Kellie and Jen. Wedding pictures were also taken at the Community House of Birmingham. Kellie Saunders is one of the best Metro Detroit Wedding photographers around. She is a professional artistic wedding photographer with a studio located in Birmingham, Michigan. Her work has been published both locally and nationally in print and online. Her studio serves the entire metro Detroit area and offers wedding photography at it’s best. Each wedding is treated with love, creativity and care not found in larger studios. She has an authentic documentary style and specialized in creating sophisticated and timeless wedding portraits.