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After a mutual friend introduced them, Ryan and Lauren’s friendship grew and blossomed into a relationship over the course of several months.  Eight years later on a late October weekend, Ryan proposed to Lauren at the top of the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps in front of a group of their friends (who were secretly […]



On a beautiful summer day in June, Phillip and Heather said “I do,” and we were so happy they chose us to photograph their beautiful occasion. Having met in the band at Villanova University (Phillip played baritone sax and Heather played flute), their relationship amplified as they continued to date all through college. When this […]



Every couple we work with has a unique story to share and we use those stories as inspiration for the moments we capture in our photographs. Jessica and Joe’s story reads like a romantic novel. While attending Neumann University in 2009, Joe’s roommate was Jess’ older brother. After some time, Joe finally got the courage […]


Alison & Jim // May 14, 2016 /// Regal Ballroom {Philadelphia, Pa}

Two childhood friends totally meant for each other tied the knot in a beautiful wedding ceremony surrounded by hundreds of family and friends for one of our most fun weddings of the year! No stranger to Michael’s Photography, Alison and Jim know many people that have worked with us for their weddings and loved us (excuse […]


Krissy & Mike Engagement // Water Works {Philadelphia, Pa}

A bright and colorful engagement session with Krissy and Mike is here! We had such a great afternoon strolling around Water Works and City Hall with this lovely couple! Vibrant and bubbly, Krissy and Mike are a lovely pair who are clearly in love with each other and ready to tie the knot! Our sunny […]


Kate & Jesse Engagement /// Fitler Square {Philadelphia, Pa}

On a particularly warm spring evening, we met with Kate & Jesse for their engagement photos at Fitler Square in Philadelphia. So ready for the warm weather, it was great to be able to spend some time outside with this fantastic couple! We spent time roaming around the park with their dog Beckham and we […]


Dana & Mike /// April 24, 2016 /// Iberostar Rose Hall Suites {Montego Bay, Jamaica}

The sun was out, the sky was a vibrant blue full of white puffy clouds, and there was only a slight chill in the air. That was the weather HERE in Pennsylvania on a gorgeous day when we were in Jamaica enjoying equally blue skies, with a soft warm breeze blowing through the palm trees […]



I love these pictures!!! I really feel like I was there. Dana, you were a dazzling bride and I can see the love on both of your faces throughout. Congratulations and I wish you a long and joyful life together. I love you both. <3

Family Portrait // Valley Forge Park {Valley Forge, Pa}

You might know Michael’s Photography as wedding photographers, but we are so much more. Our photographic journey with you only begins at the engagement or wedding, and if we’re all lucky enough, branches out into the growth of the family and the milestones. We could not even begin to tell you what an incredible honor […]


Alicia & Dave /// October 10, 2015 /// Pen Ryn Estate {Bensalem, Pa}

Bright colors, fresh fall leaves, warm air, and sweet, sweet love are some of the gifts we enjoyed on the day of Alicia and Dave’s wedding at Pen Ryn Estate. Ever since meeting this fantastic couple and photographing their engagement session, this wedding was definitely something we looked forward to. We were oh-so happy when […]


Fallon & TJ /// June 13, 2015 /// The Merion {Cinnaminson, NJ}

On a slightly hot but particularly gorgeous day in June, Fallon and TJ took their vows and sealed their love with a kiss. It was a much anticipated day and family and friends couldn’t have been happier to gather and celebrate this sweet love. Early in the day, we met with the bride and groom […]


Cassandra & Louis /// May 30, 2015 /// Stone Harbor, NJ

A beautiful spring brought the promise of a beautiful summer, and a late spring wedding down the shore kicked off the busy season nicely! We spent the winter looking forward to Cassandra and Louis’s shore wedding, and when the day arrived we couldn’t have been more excited. When Cassandra and her father came to our […]


Jacqueline & Pat /// September 4, 2015 /// Phoenixville Foundry {Phoenixville, Pa}

Early in September, after much planning and chatting, Jacquie and Pat’s wedding was finally here! As we spent the year getting to know them, we grew increasingly excited to photograph their big day, especially after meeting their adorable son! Jacquie was stunning as she greeted us at her hotel suite, and we got right to […]


Gorgeous ladies! Love the dresses!

Stefanie & Jeff // May 29, 2015 // Ballroom at the Ben {Philadelphia, Pa}

A beautiful afternoon in early May brought us to Stefanie’s home where we were welcomed with open arms. You could feel the energy in the air as everyone prepared for what would be a fantastic wedding day. A sweet and absolute beautiful couple, Stefanie and Jeff have been a pleasure to work with from the […]


Pretty bride! Love the dress! I also like the bridesmaids’ dresses!

Jennifer & Damian // May 29, 2015 /// Northampton Valley Country Club {Richboro, Pa}

Jennifer and Damian’s wedding day could not have been any more wonderful! The sweetest couple you will ever meet, Jennifer beamed as she welcomed us into her parents home as she prepared for the big day! There was no shortage of laughter from the very start to the very end, and we are so grateful […]


What a beautiful Northampton Valley Country Club wedding! This beautiful couple was lucky to have you as their wedding photographer!

Ardita Kola

Beautiful NVCC wedding and love the reverse first look… Great idea!!!

Thank you very much! We liked the reverse first look as well!

Thank you very much, Samantha! We are very lucky to have them as clients, absolutely the sweetest people!!

Gorgeous photos and wedding at the Northampton Valley Country Club!

Thank you, Caren! It’s always such a pleasure to work there!

Kellie & Vince /// May 16, 2015 /// Belle Voir Manor {Bensalem, Pa}

Kellie and Vince’s mid-May wedding was a gorgeous Bensalem affair! Under the cover of a few clouds, feeling the toasty summer air approaching, we enjoyed a nice afternoon strolling around the grounds of Pen Ryn Estate for photos. The day began nicely, with everyone hanging and relaxing as they prepared for the big day to […]


Gorgeous bride! Love the dress! Amazing photos for a breathtaking location!

Michelle & Mike /// May 15, 2015 /// Pen Ryn Mansion {Bensalem, Pa}

May is such a great time for a wedding! We love that wonderful, busy time of year when so  much love is in the air and so many lovely couples are getting married! For Michelle & Mike, it was a perfect day to get married! Our day began at the Crowne Plaza hotel where the […]



What a stunning Pen Ryn Mansion Wedding! You captured this day beautifully for this bride and groom. She was absolutely gorgeous!!

This is the first Pen Ryn Estate wedding I’ve seen, and it makes me want more!

Pen Ryn Estate is such a gorgeous wedding venue! What a creative first look over the balcony.

Stephany & Robert /// May 15, 2015 /// The Union Trust {Philadelphia, Pa}

Gold, sparkle, and a touch of the past, Stephany and Robert’s speakeasy themed wedding at the Union Trust was a fantastic event from start to finish, and we are lucky we got to be a part of it! From the first time we worked with this lovely couple, to the big day, working for them […]


What an amazing wedding! Funny how the groom remove the garter from the bride.

Jordan & Chris /// April 8, 2015 /// Coatesville, Pa

Here at Michael’s Photography, we have the best job in the world. We love what we do, and we love that we are lucky enough to do it every weekend. Photographing weddings puts us in our happy place and fills our hearts with so much joy. How lucky are we that we get to witness […]


Lauren & Taj /// March 8, 2015 /// Celebrations {Bensalem, Pa}

With winter comes a slower wedding season, so naturally we were pumped for Lauren and Taj’s early March wedding to break up the winter! When wedding day arrived, the warmth and upbeat attitudes on everyone present made it feel like summertime inside Celebrations! Taj was all dressed and ready to go, wide smile across his […]


Breathtaking images! What a gorgeous wedding! Love the cake topper!

Maternity /// Nicole and Jerry {Philadelphia, Pa}

On a hot but beautiful day in June of 2012, Nicole and Jerry shared their vows in front of their friends and family as they began their life together. It was a beautiful day full of love and emotion, and we were so happy to be a part of their special day. Fast forward to […]


Brittany & John /// January 2, 2015 /// Ballroom at the Ben {Philadelphia, Pa}

We started 2015 off right with the most fantastic of weddings! When we stepped into the home of Brittany’s parents, we were greeted just like we belonged there, and Brittany shined bright as the sun that was pouring in from the large bay window in the living room. Happy bridesmaids everywhere, beaming proud parents, and […]


Nancy Szyszko

Thank you for taking the family picture!
I will talk to Brittany and John about it and have her get back to you.

A beautiful wedding! I love every shots, stunning!

Newborn Portraits /// Alayna /// February, 2015

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes….you know the rest. When we learn of people joining together in life and getting married, we are always so happy for them. We are in the business of love, and love every second of that. Sometimes, we can’t help but wonder how adorable a couple’s future kids […]


Christie & Andy /// September 6, 2014 /// Backyard Wedding {Churchville, Pa}

Christie and Andy have to be one of the sweetest, happiest, and most down to earth couples we have ever come across. So many times throughout the day we were cracking up, or feeling like part of the family! The day began like any Summer day – hot. The Summer of 2014 was pretty kind […]


Joan Robson

Love all these pictures and loved the wedding even more! Everyone had a great time celebrating Christie and Andy’s big day! Even the rain couldn’t ruin a perfect day! Christie made a gorgeous bride and Andy made a very handsome groom! We have the best family! Love them both! Great job on all the pictures taken, such wonderful memories!

Linda Bouzek

Andy and Christie: you guys looked wonderful. We had such a great time at your wedding. We wish you all the best in your new life together!
All our Love,
Aunt Linda and Uncle Randy

Bethann & Ryan Engagement /// Tyler State Park {Newtown, Pa}

A beautiful Sunday morning in Tyler State park brought us a beautiful couple who is preparing and planning for their big day. We were lucky enough to have an incredibly gorgeous Fall season this year and we took total advantage for Bethann & Ryan’s engagement session. Dressed to impress and looking amazing, the two stepped […]


Debbie & Frank /// July 19, 2014 /// Heroes Ballroom {Philadelphia, Pa}

From start to finish, Debbie and Frank’s wedding day was perfect! The warm Summer air and warm personalities of everyone we were surrounded by that day went together hand in hand. Even Debbie’s precious flower girl stepped up to the plate to help out! The beautiful ceremony at Maternity BVM Catholic Church was followed by […]


Christina & Erik /// June 6, 2014 /// Talamore Country Club {Ambler, Pa}

The day of Christina and Erik’s Pennsylvania wedding was bright, sunny, and perfect! Seems to us that this awesome couple brought the beautiful California weather with them to Pennsylvania, and we appreciate that! Christina planned her whole wedding from California, and it was a complete success! Super sweet and friendly, we did have the opportunity […]


Taryn & Mike /// May 31, 2014 /// Warrington Country Club {Warrington, Pa}

Great weather. Bright colors. A happy couple. A fun bridal party. Lots of love. Taryn and Mike’s big day was full of these wonderful things that all came together to give them a great wedding day. From the very start, Taryn was all smiles. She had plenty of help from her bridesmaids getting into her gorgeous […]


Chris Oleykowski

Your pictures are awesome. You make a beautiful couple. Happiness always. Love, Babce

Michelle & Mike /// Engagement {Philadelphia, Pa}

Michelle & Mike’s Summer evening engagement session kept things interesting and colorful. Having met and both gone to school at Arcadia University, it was only right that the session kick off there, since that is where the awesome duo that is Michelle and Mike began! Starting at just the right time, the sun and sky […]



I love this photo session! The lighting and scenery is absolutely perfect for them!

Anne Fettel

Loved seeing you both so happy. I’m going to call you the “kissing couple”. Beautiful photographs – all the best. Aunt Anne

Kristen & Mike /// Engagement {Rittenhouse Park}

It’s easy to think of one of the many reasons to love Summer. The warm weather, the sunlight, the cookouts and shore trips and the longer days. The warm weather and extended daylight brings everyone outdoors and for a while, we forget about that cold harsh Winter. We took full advantage of the warmth and […]


Malory & Ryan /// May 16, 2014 /// Pen Ryn Estate {Bensalem, Pa}

The rainy Spring we have had this season did nothing to stop the joy Malory and Ryan experienced on their big day. Upon arriving at Malory’s house, we were welcomed in with open arms and offers for food like we were old friends. We got right to work photographing the commotion and happiness that filled […]


Raanan & Shira /// Engagement {Morris Arboretum}

The internet is a powerful tool, and luckily it brought Raanan our way! After spending some time searching around Google, he found us, and he knew we were a great match for him and his fiancee Shira. You see, Raanan is a man of surprises, and he wanted to surprise his fiancee with an engagement […]


Suz & Tim /// Engagement {Tyler State Park}

It was a gorgeous day in early Spring when we met with Suz and Tim for their engagement session at Tyler State Park. All the pieces fit together perfectly: A sweet and loving couple that were so easy to get along with, a gorgeous location on a warm and sunny day, and their two adorable […]


Winter Special!

The Wintertime can be a cold and gray time of year. The leaves fall off the trees, the birds fly away for the season, and it is imperative to layer up before stepping outside to avoid the sniffles. Those few months of Winter can seem to go on forever! Winter weddings are a great way […]


Helen & Jeff /// Engagement {Longwood Gardens}

With Winter lingering and holding on for dear life this year, we weren’t sure if Spring would ever get here! sure enough, it arrived, and just in time for Helen and Jeff’s engagement session at Longwood Gardens. Not only did Spring arrive just in time, but it brought perfect weather and vibrant colors for our […]


Regan & Josh /// March 29, 2014 /// PAFA {Philadelphia, Pa}

It was a chilly and rainy day in March that absolutely did NOT rain on Regan & Josh’s parade.  Regan must have known the sky would be gray on her big day, because she chose the perfect combination of pink and gray for her colors. The gray matched the rainy spring sky, and the pink […]



I am Regan’s Aunt and I just want to say what a wonderful job you did with the photography at Regan and Josh’s wedding…You capture the excitement, love and happiness on everyone’s faces. Rain…what rain///Thank you

wonderful photos

Thank you very much for your compliments, Lynne! We had a great time documenting all the happiness and fun in Regan and Josh’s big day. It was an honor to be there! We are excited you enjoy the photos :)

Thank you for your compliment as well, Stacy Squires!!

Kim & Joe /// Talamore Country Club {Montgomery County, Pa}

  Bright colors, beautiful people, and tons of emotion are just a few of the gifts we were given on the day of Kim and Joe’s wedding. September calls on everyone to hang on to the last threads of Summer before the frost and cold come in. We took complete advantage and enjoyed the greatest […]


Laura & Jeff /// The Curtis Center {Philadelphia, Pa}

What comes to mind when you think of Winter? Cold? Snow? How about thinking of ways to warm up and forget just how cold it is? Laura and Jeff’s wedding did just that for us. A calm, welcoming family, a fun bridal party, and a very sweet bride and groom were all warming factors on […]


You made my daughter’s day special. The pictures are awesome. Thank you for giving us the memories.

Thank you, Jeanne! We were so happy to be there and surrounded by such great people!

Jenn & Mike /// Engagement {Medford Lakes, NJ}

What a lovely evening for capturing these two so in love! Jenn and Mike, both members of the band The Exceptions have worked with us quite a few times, so we were thrilled to document such a special time in their lives! We strolled around Medford Lakes on a warm Summer evening and captured these two […]


Amy & Dean /// The Manor House {Horsham, Pa}

Amy and Dean made us a part of their very special day, and we couldn’t have been more thrilled to share it with them! It was a hot July day, but Amy and Dean remained cool! The weather wasn’t exactly on our side, but thank goodness love was! The entire event took place at Manor House at […]


Candace & Mark /// Romano’s Catering Hall {Philadelphia, Pa}

It was a lovely day in May for Candace and Mark’s wedding! Friendly, outgoing and completely sweet, Candace welcomed us into her home as she changed into her stunning wedding gown. The flowers and bridesmaid dresses were the perfect shade of pink and purple, perfect for a lovely spring wedding! A beautiful Spring day, including […]