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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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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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Off-Season Discounts!

October 29, 2015 - October 31st officially marks the beginning of the off-season here in Michigan. Many believe that wedding season dies do...
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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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The Love Collage | Amber and Drew *Sneak Peek*

August 28, 2015 - This represents the first attempt at an experiment involving interviewing couples after their wedding in order to make t...
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I’m On a Boat!

August 27, 2015 - It had been about four years since the last time I had shot a wedding aboard the Infinity Yacht. The four hour cruise ta...
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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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A New Look and a New Outlook

August 13, 2015 - It had to happen eventually: This September, we will be throwing our hat into the ring at local bridal shows!!!! I kn...
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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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They Just Keep Getting Better!!!

July 15, 2015 - Lightcraft came out swinging this year with this phenomenal film introduction produced in affiliation with Prestige Ente...
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The Times, They Are a Changing

March 04, 2015 - There are lots of big things on the horizon. A new website, a new logo, collaboration with Photogeniuses, and now we are...
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A Loving Inspiration

November 25, 2014 - One of the best wedding films I’ve ever made. I’m still thinking there could be trims made to the style to make it even...
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The 2015 Packages Are Here!!

October 20, 2014 - After three years, Lightcraft is changing up the package structure to allow more wiggle room for our wedding clients. Th...
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The New Lightcraft Trailer

October 17, 2014 - After the mad success of the Friday the 13th wedding trailer, I decided that the introduction portions of the wedding vi...
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Friday the 13th: The Complete Wedding

October 17, 2014 - I’ve never posted a full wedding before, mostly because they were just too long. This year, Lightcraft began a complete...
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You Voted Us #1 in Metro Detroit!

July 07, 2014 - For the second year in a row, Lightcraft has been picked as the Best Wedding Videographer on the Detroit A-List!! Thanks...
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The Adventure Begins…

June 25, 2014 - I’ve always had people ask me why I have never put a ceremony online. Well, it’s because of how they were cut. They are...
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Friday the 13th: The Wedding

May 27, 2014 - This is some of the most fun I’ve ever had on a shoot. After years of knocking around the idea, finally a wedding presen...
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An Important Message for Future Wedding Clients

October 02, 2013 - This year has shaped up to be the busiest and most successful in Lightcraft’s history. Not only has the wedding season b...
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Best in the Biz!

June 28, 2013 - It’s official! After seven years in wedding videography, I was officially voted Best Wedding Videographer in the Metro D...
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The First One of the Year

June 12, 2013 - It’s true that I’ve been shooting weddings like crazy, but this is the first one of the year that I’ve had the pleasure...
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This Time, It’s On…

May 06, 2013 - Another year, another time to vote for Lightcraft on the Detroit A-List. Last year, we kinda dropped the ball and didn’t...
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Happy Universe Photography

April 26, 2013 - Kim Varley is the mastermind behind Happy Universe Photography. I’ve worked with her on many events, and not only does s...
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Because I’m a Nice Guy…

February 10, 2013 - …and Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to get engaged, I’m extending my $100 coupon offer until March 1. S...
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Happy New Year!!

January 04, 2013 - Last year was by far the busiest in the short history of my little company, and I hope 2013 shapes up to be even better.
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Kim & Rakesh – This is the Motor City

December 23, 2012 - More than anything else I’ve made, I think this is the first definitive “wedding trailer” I’ve done. Something to be put...
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A Special Thank You…

November 08, 2012 - Jessica and Grace were married in early August and their video was not only fun but also unique. They sent me this in th...
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The 2013 Packages Are Here! (New Prices!)

August 20, 2012 - After deliberation over a period of months, numerous discussions with past clients, friends, family, and colleagues, it...
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2011 Wedding Demos Playlist

July 09, 2012 - Convenience is the name of the game! Here’s all of my 2011 wedding demos in one place. Feel free to place it on shuffle...
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Best Wedding Moments of 2011 Playlist

July 09, 2012 - I figured instead of making everyone search through the website to find all of these, I would put them neatly in one pla...
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Hard at Work

July 06, 2012 - It’s been a heck of a start to the year. Contrary to the popular belief of Haywire fans, I’ve been hard at work. There w...
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Mary and the Gang

June 22, 2012 - This is currently the front runner for the funniest wedding moment of 2012. It’ll take a lot to beat this. It’s like a p...
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It’s That Time of Year Again

May 18, 2012 - Lightcraft Entertainment is officially throwing its hat in the ring for the Detroit A-List. Last year, I was lucky enoug...
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And the Season Begins…

May 14, 2012 - Even though I’ve been shooting weddings for months now via companies that I work freelance for, this last Saturday marke...
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These Times, They Are A-Changin’

May 08, 2012 - First of all, let me apologize for my absence over the last month. A new Haywire Effect has been in the works for so lon...
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The #1 Best Wedding Moment of 2011!

March 27, 2012 - I will never get away with something like this again. And maybe that’s a good thing.
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #2 – Young Drunkenstein

March 26, 2012 - There are people in the world who seem like they can drink forever and never get sick or feel hungover. Thankfully, Igor...
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #3 – The Grovestein Advantage

March 25, 2012 - I love weddings where I’m surrounded by fun crazy people. It makes my job the greatest. But not as great as Chuck Norris...
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #4 – Hairless Whisper

March 23, 2012 - Wedding days are always full of advice from all walks of life. Most of it is cliche. This is just funny.
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #5 – Blast From the Ass

March 22, 2012 - Little kids think farts are hysterically funny. And that’s because they are.
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #6 – The Peanut Gallery

March 21, 2012 - Getting video messages is arguably the hardest part of my job. But every once in a while, it’s worth it.
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #7 – Joe Tonio

March 20, 2012 - Three words: Joe Muthaf**king Tonio. That’s all you need to know.
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Top 2001 Wedding Moment #8 – Negative Exposure

March 19, 2012 - This is what happens when the wedding photographers go MIA. Blakey has fun.
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #9 – Inappropriate Appropriateness

March 18, 2012 - I always encourage people to stay away from websites offering suggestions for wedding toasts… but then there are times w...
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #10 – I Gotta Feelin’

March 17, 2012 - Mike and Janie’s music video wedding turned out to be one of the most arduous and rewarding experiences of my career. If...
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Top 2011 Wedding Moment #11 – Judgment Day

March 15, 2012 - This one will always be remembered simply because of one lunatic’s arrogant obsession with thinking he is smarter than G...
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The Countdown Begins…

March 15, 2012 - This officially kicks off my 12-video series on the Top 11 Lightcraft Entertainment Wedding Moments of 2011! Will yours...
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Technical Difficulties and Wondrous Praise!

March 01, 2012 - First of all, let me apologize for the look of the website right now. The host site for my menu bar is currently down fo...
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Let There Be Light… Prices

January 05, 2012 - I suppose this has been a long time coming: I’m officially instituting a fee for the use of my studio lighting for the r...
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The Importance of Picking Music

December 02, 2011 - Every time I commission a full wedding edit package — you know the kind that include the wicked sweet montages I like to...
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Bloody Hell…

November 14, 2011 - How to tell when your steak is under-cooked. Don’t get me wrong: This steak was delicious, but after cutting more tow...
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What Pure Joy Looks Like

October 22, 2011 - The wedding of Michael and Janie Godwin is one of the most high-pressure and physically taxing in my five year career of...
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How You Know a Wedding is Awesome

October 06, 2011 - When stuff like this this is stuck to the back of each and every guest place card at the reception. Thank you Heather an...
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Detroit A-List Results

August 22, 2011 - Lightcraft Entertainment is in third place on the Detroit A-List for Best Wedding Videography. I want to thank everyone...
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My Brides and I

August 04, 2011 - You know you’re doing something right when you go to a wedding and see a lot of familiar faces. Faces that smile at you...
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Detroit A-List: Week 2

July 13, 2011 - Lightcraft Entertainment continues to ride the waves of first place on the Detroit A-List, despite heavy competition fro...
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Detroit A-List: Week 1

June 25, 2011 - So far, all expectations I had for this year have been surpassed. Lightcraft Entertainment is currently riding the waves...
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Lightcraft Entertainment Wedding Demos

June 22, 2011 - A compilation of all the best wedding demos online! Either watch here or go to YouTube and click “Shuffle” and enjoy!! (...
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The Tonio Mix-and-Match – June 4, 2011

June 20, 2011 - This one was entertaining for a variety of reasons. First of all, I arrive at the church to find out the bride and her g...
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The Results Are In…

June 16, 2011 - Jon and Jessica Koenigsknecht got their wedding film yesterday. Let’s see what they have to say… “ You are AMAZING! We...
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Allen and Lindsay Fry – Baby Let’s Go!

June 14, 2011 - A big shout out of congratulations to Lindsay and Allen who are expecting their first born together any day now. Here’s...
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Ukraine in the Membrane

June 14, 2011 - For those of you who have already had a Lightcraft wedding film made for you, you’ll know that I title each wedding vide...
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The Camera Chick – Photography

June 14, 2011 - I just recently met Sandy Meitzner at a wedding out in Romeo and I have to say I’m a huge fan. Not only was she a pleasu...
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Encore Event Group – DJs, Photo Booths, etc.

June 14, 2011 - Rob Reno is the mastermind behind Encore Event Group and though he may have the voice of a flight attendant he’s one of...
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Color My Heart Photography

June 14, 2011 - Ah, Pammy Wammy. That’s what I call the creative genius behind Color My Heart Photography. Pam Abdelnour has been a grea...
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Marci Curtis Photography

June 14, 2011 - Marci Curtis is one of the best photographers working out there. I first met her a couple years back and we just hit it...
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“Do you record guest messages?” Yes I do!

June 14, 2011 - It wasn’t even late into the night at this point and people were being wildly inappropriate. Why do you think I usually...
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Jessica and Jonathan – Dancing the Night Away

June 13, 2011 - I love a full dance floor and good lighting, don’t you? Congratulations again to Jessica and Jon!
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Jonathan & Jessica Koenigsknecht – May 21, 2011

May 31, 2011 - Photo by Colette Mason I love going to weddings where I recognize a dozen strangers who all look at me with that look t...
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The Gift That Keeps Giving

May 17, 2011 - Erika and Dean Koenigsknecht (ten points if you can pronounce it; twenty if you can spell it right on the first try with...
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The Odd Couple: Gen and Chris

April 07, 2011 - Gen and Chris hold a special place in my heart because they were the first couple to officially book me after I broke of...
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What You Can Do In an Hour… When You Have To

April 07, 2011 - Shooting Mike and Julie’s wedding was one of those dream days. Everyone got along, the wedding party and I hit it off, a...
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My First Wedding Video

March 24, 2011 - It was early summer of 2006 and I was working as a server at Olga’s Kitchen (worst place on the planet to work if you va...
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