Frankfort Michigan wedding photography

Summertime in Northern Michigan.  The classic words, theme, and dream of couples wishing for the perfect Wedding.  Frankfort Michigan wedding photography is a step closer to that childhood dream.

Melanie and Marc come from the Chicago area to Melanie’s Summer home in Northern Michigan.

St. Anns Church Frankfort Michigan

Melanie’s parents are members of St. Anns church where the Wedding ceremony was held.

The Wedding was all about family.  Melanie and Marc incorporated nieces and nephews, brother and sisters, and of course the parents in the Wedding day layout.

The Wedding day was a gorgeous early Fall day with mild temperatures.  The leaves were starting to change.  A few had fallen.

We started photography at St. Anns Church in Frankfort, Michigan.  Both of the bride and groom were there early.  They wanted a short first look prior to the Wedding.  Mostly just to relax prior to a stressful event.

Between the ceremony and reception we headed out to Elberta overlook and beach.  It was windy and the waves were crashing over the break wall.  The gulls were flying all over the place too.

After Elberta beach, we traveled back to Frankfort to meet at Frankfort beach behind Harbor Lights Resort.  The family met up with us to capture some fun water images with the dunes, lighthouses, and Lake Michigan.

Oliver Art Center Frankfort Michigan

The Oliver Art Center is a modern and unique Wedding reception venue in Frankfort, Michigan.  I love the overhead walkway which extends from the kitchen over the dance floor to the seating area.

Harbor View Entertainment with my buddy George McDonald introduced Melanie and Marc as they entered in on the walkway.  Pretty cool entrance!

Uptown Catering did a wonderful job with the catering, bar, and cake.

Beauty Bar in Frankfort, Michigan was in charge of making Melanie the stunning Bride she is.  You couldn’t ask for a more perfect Bride.

Melanie and Marc had my photobooth set up on the dance floor too.  Lots of fun images came from the photobooth.  The kids, college friends, and guests loved it!

The Oliver Art Center is set up to where the dance floor is located lower than the seating area and adjacent to an outdoor deck area with the walkway overhead.  It is a unique building and makes for lots of viewing areas for the guests.  While dancers do there thing on the dance floor, gawkers can drink and chat from above, outside, on the dance floor, and in the seats.

Everything went amazingly smooth for Melanie and Marc.

Here is a small selection of images from Frankfort Michigan wedding photography at Oliver Art Center and St. Anns Church.  If you would like to see more visit

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Frankfort Michigan Wedding Photographer Paul Retherford

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Real Estate Photographer Petoskey

Realty Photography takes the knowledge to get the right, pleasing, angle and the gear to bring the property to life. Real Estate Photographer Petoskey Paul Retherford does just that.

Photography has always been in my blood.  If you would like a photographer with the skills to make your house or property shine, then check out Paul Retherford Photography.

Do you have a home in Northern Michigan that needs photography?  Are you selling or renting property?  How about professional images throughout?  What if you had a nice image for a frame or canvas over your mantle?

I have the know how to make your idea a reality through my extensive knowledge of photography.  Maybe I can help you?

Get in touch with me today to find out more about my Real Estate Photography Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Charlevoix, Bay Harbor, Boyne City, and all of Northern Michigan.

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Paul Retherford is a Petoskey-based photographer working in Real Estate photography in Northern Michigan.

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Charlevoix Wedding Photographer

An amazing fall day in Northern Michigan at Castle Farms Knights Castle and Courtyard with Jordanne and Adam! Charlevoix Wedding Photographer Paul Retherford Photography was honored to be part of this gorgeous day.

The fall colors were perfect.  They set the stage for an incredible day with mild fall weather and gorgeous puffy cloud and sunny skies.

Jordanne and Adam came to Charlevoix, Michigan from southern Michigan where they fell in love with Castle Farms.

The Knights Castle and Courtyard at Castle Farms in located away from the main portion of Castle Farms for a more private Wedding and ceremony.

Castle Farms coordinator Sarah did a wonderful job bringing everything together and managing the day for Jordanne and Adam.

Jordanne found her perfect Wedding dress at Gina’s Bridal Boutique in Milford, Michigan.  I made a nice backlit image of the wedding dress prior to the ceremony.

Last Tangle Salon and Tanning was in charge of Jordanne’s hair and makeup.  My brides love this salon everytime.

Sidnee from Thyme hill designs crafted the floral bouquets.  The turquoise color pop really added a nice contrast to the fall colors.

Glad Remaly was the Wedding minister.  She is such a nice lady.   Here ceremonies are always wonderful.

The Entertainment for the evening was DJ Ken from Rusch Entertainment.  DJ Ken played music at the ceremony and reception.

Catering was provided by Pigs Eatin’ Ribs.  The food was amazing, as always.

Wedding dessert was cupcakes by Cre8tive cupcakes of Charlevoix, Michigan.

Photographer Paul Retherford Photography Charlevoix Wedding Photographer.

Jordanne and Adam took a rental camper from Southwest USA around the National Parks as their honeymoon.

If you would like to see more images from this Wedding head to

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Charlevoix Wedding Photographer Northern Michigan Paul Retherford Photography would love to work with you on your Wedding day.  Call 231-445-1793 today to chat with Paul Retherford.

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