kasey & justin | weddings

August 5th, 2017 | Clarkston, MI Ceremony | Depot Park, Village of Clarkston Reception Venue | The Fountains | http://fountainsgolf.com Photography | j&j Brusie Photography | www.jjbrusiephotography.com         … [Read more...]

greg & ellery | weddings

August 6th, 2016 | Lapeer, MI Church | St. Paul Lutheran | http://www.stpaul-lapeer.org Reception | Lapeer Country Club | http://lapeercountryclub.com/lccng/ Photography | j&j Brusie Photography | www.jjbrusiephotography.com Videography | Kevin North                                      … [Read more...]

mike & irene | weddings

August 5th, 2016 | Port Huron, MI Church | Grace Episcopal Church | http://www.graceporthuron.net Reception Venue | Alexanders | http://www.showmealexanders.com Photography | j&j Brusie Photography | www.jjbrusiephotography.com Videography | Elite Productionz | https://eliteproductionz.wordpress.com               … [Read more...]

stefanie & nick | weddings

June 25th, 2016 | Lansing, MI - What a perfect day for this sweet couple. Thank you for allowing me to capture it! xoxo...     … [Read more...]

nate & kim | families

North Branch, MI - Meet Kimberli and her boys...         … [Read more...]

jessica & jason | engagements

North Branch, MI - Looking forward to July 2016 for this wedding!                … [Read more...]

mark & rachel – weddings

Lapeer, MI - What an awesome way to end my 2015 wedding season, with a gorgeous couple, beautiful venue and absolutely perfect weather! Congrats Mark and Rachel and thank you for letting me be a part of your day! … [Read more...]

stefanie & nick | engagements

North Branch, MI - Come June 2016, these two will be Mr. and Mrs....Looking forward to it! … [Read more...]

week #2 – silhouettes results

Week #2 for our photo challenge was another success I'd say. I just love the variety of silhouettes and pretty pink and blue skies. Great work everyone and I hope you all learned a little from this challenge :-) Crystal DhoogheKathleen ReedChaunie BrusieJulie MoreheadKathleen ReedValerie Czaczkowski Christina Wood Alyssa NovotneyAlicia Hartwick Amanda SawchukLiz MakedonskySandy CzaczkowskiLeslie Coonfield Elaine Czaczkowski Mary Beth Jacobson Natalie Amaro Jordan Moses Calyssa SmithFranky Vitale   … [Read more...]

week #2 – silhouettes

Week #2 - Silhouettes. If you follow my photography, you'll notice I do a lot of silhouettes. It's my take on being artsy fartsy. They are typically shot best at my second favorite time of the day for photography...the "blue" hour. The blue hour is similar to the "golden" hour (which we will do as a future challenge), but the blue hour is the time after the sun has set and the sky gets a gorgeous purple/blue above the horizon. These skies make for an awesome silhouette image since your light is very diffused and your sky is very dimensional (similar to the first image below). However, there's no need to wait until the sun has set to get a great silhouette, all you really need is strong source of light behind your subject, which is called backlight. You don't even need a fancy camera either, I captured the second image below with my iPhone. Tips/tricks - So here are some things to keep in mind when doing silhouettes. 1. Like I stated, make sure you have backlight and have little … [Read more...]