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A Romantic Literary Inspired Wedding // Emily and Daniel

Updated: Mar 4, 2022

Emily and Daniel had the most romantic literary inspired wedding at Timberlee Hills in Traverse City, Michigan! From the day we met these two we knew we were going to love capturing their wedding day. Their unique wedding day theme is one for the books.


Mr. & Mrs. MacArthur


Emily and her bridesmaids arrived at Timberlee Hills early afternoon to finish getting wedding day ready. I really enjoyed capturing these pretty little details and the girls enjoying their time getting ready together.

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Beautiful Wedding Day Details

Emily's Gorgeous Wedding Dress

A champagne toast to the beautiful bride.

The girls enjoying their time at Timberlee Hills, Traverse City, MI

Emily's mother fastens the buttons on her dress.

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A candid moment between Emily and her mother.

Emily and her Bridesmaids

A portrait of the stunning bride!

The details on this wedding gown are beautiful!


Phi met Daniel and the groomsmen at an Air B&B close to downtown Traverse City. He captured a few great detail shots then went right into some fabulous portraits of Daniel and the group of groomsmen.

Daniel getting ready in Traverse City, MI

The best man helping Daniel put on the finishing touches.

The Groom and groomsmen

Daniel gifted Marvel shirts to the groomsmen.

Daniel and the groomsmen at Timberlee Hills in Traverse City, MI

Cheers to the groom on his wedding day!

A portrait of the handsome groom.

Daniel just before the first look with Emily.


We love capturing first looks with our couples. Daniel and Emily both had such a sweet reaction. It's moments like these we can really see the love a couple has for each other. <3

Daniel anticipating the first look with Emily.

Their reactions say it all <3

Shortly after the first look Emily and Daniel took a few moments to just enjoy each others company on their wedding day.

This bench overlooks rolling hills in Traverse City, MI


The Ceremony was held at Timberlee Hills in Traverse City, Michigan on September 5th of 2021! Their beautiful service was officiated by two of their close friends. It was a gorgeous day for this wonderful couple.

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Daniel makes his way down the aisle on his wedding day.

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Daniel seeing Emily walk down the aisle on their wedding day.

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Emily's father escorts her down the aisle on her wedding day.

The start of the ceremony at Timberlee Hills in Traverse City, MI

Emily and Daniel exchange wedding bands to signify their love to the world.

Emily and Daniel share their first kiss!

The full bridal party at Timberlee Hills, Traverse City, MI

Group Hug!

Three cheers for Emily and Daniel!

A portrait of the beautiful couple.

Under the veil photos have to be some of our favorites!

Emily and Daniel take a few moments to relax at Timberlee Hills

Jane Austen, a literary wedding

The Reception was also held at Timberlee Hills in Traverse City, Michigan. Emily and Daniel used their favorite books to decorate the tables and created table numbers with their favorite quotes. This literary wedding was so unique and really showcased their personalities.

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Daniel and Emily making their grand entrance to the reception

Emily's sister and Matron of Honor kicked off the the toasts to the bride and groom followed Daniel's brother and Best man.

Emily and Daniel's dessert table! Filled with so many goodies.

Daniel and Emily exchange bites of wedding cake!

Emily and Daniel enjoy a few quiet moments away from the reception

The very happy couple <3

Emily and Daniel sharing their first dance as newlyweds.

Once the traditional dances concluded the floor opened to guests for celebration! We love capturing family and friends having the best time at the wedding.

Phi and I are so happy this beautiful couple got their "happily ever after." We wish Daniel and Emily so much love and happiness in the years to come.

Vendor Love:

Hair: Salon West

MUA: Beauty By Nati

Wedding Dress: Bridal Gallery Designer: Maggie Sottero

Grooms Attire: Mens Wearhouse

Thanks for stopping by! Care to see another wedding? Check out Riley and Ben's romantic wedding in Kalamazoo, MI!

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