Love stories come in every size, race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation and tradition.
If you are a loving couple, I would be honored to capture the joy of your wedding day story.
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We've added solar, drive environmentally friendly vehicles and reduced our carbon footprint as much as we can to become a green wedding photography business.
Detroit, Michigan wedding photojournalist Marci Curtis is one of the top rated affordable Metro Detroit, Michigan wedding photographers …. click to see more of my favorite Detroit Michigan wedding photography!
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I'm a Metro Detroit, Michigan wedding photographer based in Troy, Michigan with many years of professional photography experience as a working photojournalist for the Associated Press, the Ann Arbor New, the Detroit News and Free Press. I switched exclusively to shooting Michigan weddings about 20 years ago and have now documented over 1,300 happy couples and their unique wedding day stories. My clients love my extremely unobtrusive style of shooting, that I'm very easy going and that I appear to be everywhere yet unseen! I also have a reputation as one of the best rated, most affordable michigan wedding photographer's in the Metro Detroit, Michigan area. I'm certainly the most affordable Michigan wedding photojournalist in Detroit with the most wedding experience, that's for sure! I'm not inexpensive, but I provide the best customer service, best quality and best "bang for your hard earned buck" for wedding clients on a budget who value photography, but want someone affordable.
In 2017 I made a lot of changes to my photography business go as "green" as possible. To create an eco-friendly wedding photography business, we added solar panels to our work space, now have all hybrid and electric vehicles and changed our delivery system to all electronic. Hopefully we've greatly reduced our carbon footprint. I don't for a minute believe I can save the world one photography business at a time, but I would be disappointed in myself if I didn't try to do my bit to make this world just a little bit greener and safer.
My Michigan wedding couples receive over 1,000 edited, touched up and ready to print high resolution images they have full printing rights to within two weeks of their wedding day. All of my Michigan wedding prices and packages are listed on my site. I think it's important to take all the guess work out of finding and comparing all the Detroit, Michigan area wedding photographers so they can find the best, most affordable wedding photographer in Detroit, Michigan to fit their budget. I raised my prices once in 14 years, which has got to make me one of the most affordable Michigan wedding photographers in the metro Detroit, Michigan area.
A La Carte add ons to my best Michigan wedding photography packages include the 11x14 inch wedding albums that I create. If you're looking to put together your own wedding album, I've got a great resource guide.
I've got my favorite Detroit Michigan wedding photography best Michigan wedding photography samples from all over Michigan displayed in slideshows so you can see not only my "best of" wedding portfolios, but also see that each wedding couple is unique and so are their wedding photos! This is one of many things that sets me apart from other Michigan wedding photographers.
Since I've attended so very many weddings, I've included a section for wedding planning and wedding day tips and I've got a pretty extensive Q & A page that should help to answer a lot of your questions about how I work as a Michigan wedding photojournalist. Ask me anything, anytime... I'm always happy to help!
I've included links to my favorite and best Michigan and Detroit based wedding professionals in hopes of steering you towards people I've worked with and know bring something special to the wedding day experience. Anybody who is on this list is someone I've worked with enough times to know they are true professionals, LOVE what they do and can make "it" happen at each and every wedding. That's sadly a rare thing in this industry!
I charge $350 an hour of all my metro Detroit portrait photography. I edit, enhance, adjust and have the high resolution, ready to print images within two weeks and as always, you own them. The only exception is family photography that is $400/hr. because anything with over two people will require a LOT of extra photoshopping in order to produce the amazing family photos you know and love.
Most of the Oakland County senior photos I photograph are outdoors on location for a contemporary and natural look. I love working with Detroit area high school seniors to capture their personalities so thoroughly. When you see all 250+ images, you'll see photos of what they looked like when they were young and photos of what they're going to look like in 10 years and everything in between. So much is changing so quickly and I love reflecting that in their senior pictures. I'm based in Troy, Michigan and I photograph a lot of Troy High and Athens High School seniors for their senior photos. I also spend a lot of of time in Rochester and Birmingham photographing their high school seniors. I specialize in unique, fun portraits and my clients usually either LOVE or HATE having their senior photos taken! I also specialize in photographing Metro Detroit high school senior's with special needs.
Easy going, relaxed metro Detroit area family photos are usually shot at your home or outdoors... whatever suits the style of your family and showcases you best!
My affordable Detroit area boudoir and glamour photography shoots are popular not only as wedding gifts, Valentines day gifts and sexy birthday presents, but the 40+ year olds are finding this experience to be very empowering and fun. Sorry boys and girls... you won't find any "smutty" photos here... these are private photos for someone who isn't YOU! I shoot in your home or at a nearby Troy hotel... whatever you're most comfortable with. Most of my clients are nervous, but think having a female boudoir photographer is less daunting.
Fun, affordable baby photos are a joy to photograph! Patience, flexibility and lots of breaks are key for capturing their emerging personalities in a non stressful way. These are the only photography sessions that I do not keep track of the time as I want to reduce stress levels for everyone. You have two options. Either come to my home based, green metro Detroit, Michigan baby photography studio or I bring the studio to you!
Affordable maternity photos range from fun, in the moment shots with lots of humor to maternity boudoir type of shots. I like to shoot these fun maternity portraits to the mom to be's taste and expectations and try to limit my traveling to the metro Detroit, Michigan area.
My Detroit, Michigan engagement photography isn't just limited to the couples whose weddings I shoot. If you have a fun theme or are looking for sweet moments or something more traditional, I'm happy to work with you to create lots of images that you can use for save the date cards, stamps, favors, programs and of course, actual photos! I try to keep my engagement photography business nearby the Detroit area and I don't shoot portraits on weekends as I'm shooting weddings!
I also photograph affordable, creative and contemporary theater head shots, corporate head shots, modeling portfolios and photograph your business for your web sites. For all of my photography, I will create a studio in your home, office or event. I also photograph individual parties, events, bar mitzvahs, trash the dress sessions and paparazzi engagements.
Affordable and creative "paparazzi style" candid proposal photography has become very popular in recent years. I've done quite a few of these candid proposal photography sessions in the Metro Detroit area. The person being proposed to usually doesn't even know I'm there and I love to photograph these very photojournalistic moments. Please keep in mind that most of the best Detroit, Michigan wedding photographers photograph weddings on the weekend. I've had to turn down countless proposal photography jobs that are scheduled for Saturdays, the one day of the week that has usually been booked months in advance for me.
I also happen to have written and photo illustrated three children's books for Penguin Putnam that are now part of a national book club. If you're a Michigan school looking to have a fellow Michigan author and illustrator come for a school visit, I have lots of information on the programs I provide.
I realy 100% on the happy referrals of my clients to keep my wedding shooting calendar full and my life very busy, so I don't advertise on any of the wedding sites like the Knot for my great reviews. Those all come from my Michigan wedding couples who are happy to spread the good word! I do have a rave review section, but for the past two years whenever couples let me know how happy they were with my Michigan wedding photojournalistic style of wedding photography, I ask them to please post their comments on wedding review sites so everyone can read about their experience with me and my photography services. What I love about the wedding photography review sites is that you can really start to see trends so you as the consumer can know what to expect and what sets me apart from other Michigan wedding photographers. Thanks to all my Detroit area brides and grooms who voted for me as their Best Detroit wedding photographer and Detroit wedding photojournalist NINE years in a row!
If you're looking for my most current published work, you'll find it on my blog. It's parked at; marcicurtis.com/blog/. Keeping the wedding blog current isn't my top priority (my clients all get that #1 slot!), but I do try to post some fun shots, current wedding trends and advice along the way.
People always misspell my name, so if you're looking for Marcy Curtis or Marcie Curtis or Marcy Kurtis or Marcie Kurtis you should still be able to find me.
That's all folks! Quit reading this and go check out all the cool wedding photos I have on the site!
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