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The Cere-Mini of Kaitlyn and Anthony

August 05, 2017 - This is a great example of what I call “The Curse of the Mini Packages.” I would have loved to spend all day with this c...
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Flying High | Mary and Jeff

July 23, 2017 - This destination wedding in Glen Arbor, Michigan showcases one of the most gorgeous locations I’ve ever shot, and for a...
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History in the Making | Carrie and Vince

July 15, 2017 - This was, indeed, history in the making. Another terrific collaboration with Prestige Entertainment, and my first weddin...
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Before Your Eyes | Stacy and Danny

June 30, 2017 - Another phenomenal collaboration with Prestige Entertainment and Sarah Faith Merritt! The weather didn’t cooperate, but...
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The Power of Love | Lora and Mike

May 06, 2017 - The power of love is a curious thing. It’ll make one man weep, and make another man sing. This film soars.
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We Are Family | For Linda, With Love, From Your Sisters

April 24, 2017 - When one of your closest friends is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, you have a choice: You can choose to be sad, o...
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A Lifetime of Good Things | Katy and Steve

November 26, 2016 - With a height difference like this, we really should’ve brought a foot stool with us everywhere. But then it might not h...
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Geymans Are Forever | Michele and Jimmy

November 12, 2016 - This was a unique occasion: A fellow videographer who loved my work asked me to shoot his daughter’s wedding, and asked...
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Green Loves Blue | Nicole and Brad

October 29, 2016 - Things always get tense at any wedding where you’ve got Wolverines and Spartans, but at the end of the day, love won out...
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The Best Thing | Chelsea and Steve

October 15, 2016 - Chelsea and Steve made this an easy day. When a couple is this into each other, all I have to do is watch and record....
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A Match.com Made In Heaven | Bethany and Brad

September 30, 2016 - Simply some of the best work to come out of the studio, this destination wedding in Saint Joseph, Michigan features the...
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Keep Calm and Swipe Right | Nickie and AJ

September 09, 2016 - You may think Tinder is just a hook-up app, but for some people, it’s the start of destiny. Special thanks to Sydney at...
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La Vie en Rose | Liza and John

August 27, 2016 - My first ever booking from my short-lived (paid) spat on Wedding Wire, but this couple made the whole membership worthwh...
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You’re The Best Around | Lauren and Albert

August 13, 2016 - What a wonderful day. This couple was an absolute pleasure to be around and it’s obvious to everyone they’re in it to wi...
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You’re the One I Love | Alaina and Justin

August 06, 2016 - Alaina and Justin made the whole experience of shooting their wedding a pleasure. Footnote: In terms of sheer Vimeo vie...
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Impossible to Live Without | Taylor and Chris

July 31, 2016 - This destination wedding in Crystal Lake, Illinois was the capstone on a three-wedding weekend in late July. How I survi...
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Flying High | Mary and Jeff

July 23, 2016 - This destination wedding in Glen Arbor, Michigan showcases one of the most gorgeous locations I’ve ever shot, and for a...
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The Only Exception | Katie and Mike

May 28, 2016 - She knew she was going to marry him years before it happened. Watch his face as he reads a letter she saved for this per...
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An Unbreakable Bond | Melissa and Steve

May 14, 2016 - Seeing two people you’ve known for so long finally tie the knot is always an emotional experience. These two are remarka...
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Your One and Only | Stephanie and Bill

February 27, 2016 - You know you’ve made an impression when a dude you used to work with years ago remembers your video work, and materializ...
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Auld Lang Syne | Jessica and Brandon

December 31, 2015 - Ordinarily I refuse to work on holidays, but for this couple, I made an exception. It was one hell of a party!
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The Wait is Over | Ashton and Curt

October 10, 2015 - Sometimes you gotta bully the groom to get what you want. Ashton wanted a first look with Curt before their ceremony to...
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On Top of The World | Jacquie and Kevin

October 03, 2015 - There are very few times when I feel completely accomplished as a filmmaker. This is one of them. Jacquie and Kevin’s fi...
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Larger Than Life | Stephanie and Michael

September 12, 2015 - My first collaboration with Sarah Faith Merritt was a smashing success. This gigantic wedding for Stephanie and Michael...
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The Hills Have Eyes For Each Other | Irina and Corey

September 06, 2015 - This group of friends is simply amazing. I hope they all keep the tradition of having a Lightcraft wedding film going fo...
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Two Stolen Hearts | Christina and Michael

August 15, 2015 - My first cinematic wedding edit. This was an experiment to push my boundaries as a wedding videographer. For years, I ha...
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Things Just Got Wilder | Chantele and Brian

August 08, 2015 - When the couple is named “Wild,” what else would you expect?
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White People Problems

August 12, 2013 - This is what happens when a videographer gets a new camera and brings it to a barbecue with a few friends, and a few bee...
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Going to the Madnezz

December 23, 2012 - I was called in on this project pretty last minute, so it turned out better than it had any right to. Green screens were...
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A New Bunch of “Bananas”

February 22, 2012 - There’s a funny thing about being me: When I get asked to screen the first film I ever made at the Mitten Movie Project...
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Kicking Off the Year

January 12, 2012 - Winter in Michigan is the worst time for a wedding videographer… as far as paying bills goes, anyway. I do manage to kee...
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Something Big is Happening…

November 09, 2011 - Despite its success in achieving some widespread audience with film festivals and internet, I’ve secretly been kind of d...
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More Film Festival News

July 13, 2011 - Just on the heels of the announcement by DC Shorts, we’ve received word that Purple Heart’s Final Beat is one of the fin...
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Film Festival News

July 04, 2011 - Now for some great news! Purple Heart’s Final Beat was accepted into its sixth film festival and will be playing the sec...
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This Week in Lightcraft News

May 18, 2011 - It seems almost inconceivable that the first wedding of the year I’m actually shooting for my own company, that I’ll hav...
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“Purple Heart’s Final Beat”

April 24, 2011 - I had to blog about this one eventually. This is the best known of my films and it has the most interesting story involv...
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Oh So Very “Blue”

April 07, 2011 - Blue was originally supposed to be “an easy film I could make in three days.” It turned out to be a lesson in humility....
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“Amber Alert”: To Remake or Not?

March 30, 2011 - Amber Alert is a film that reminds me of how good I can be as a director when the stars align. It’s a giant story that w...
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Five Years of “Tension”

March 25, 2011 - If I were to walk into a studio or a room full of potential investors and pitch this idea, I’d get laughed out of the ro...
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Blast from the Past: My Student Films

March 24, 2011 - For those of you who don’t know me, American Beauty is my favorite movie. There’s a character in it named Ricky Fitts wh...
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