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Sep 20 2017

Tower Grove Park | South City St Louis Wedding | Tim + Katie

Sometimes September Weddings in St. Louis are HOT! Katie and Tim might have tied the knot on a nice and toasting day, but everyone had a great time and plenty of fun despite the heat.  You can tell Katie and Tim really love each other, and for them this day was all about their love. […]

Sep 13 2017

What Is A First Look? | Why do a First Look At A Wedding?

A “First Look” is where the bride and groom see each other before the wedding ceremony, in an intimate and private meeting of just the two of them. The first look can take place indoors or outside in a park, in a church or in a backyard-the location is totally up to the couple!   There are […]

First Look in Wedding Photography St Louis

Sep 06 2017

Black and White Boudoir Photography St. Louis

It’s September and as summer comes to a close that means one exciting thing…IT”S ALMOST SWEATER SEASON!  At Michelle Marie Photographie we LOVE to incorporate sweaters in our St. Louis Boudoir Photography sessions!   When you think of boudoir, you probably thing of lingerie, stockings, and corsets!  But it is our believe here at MMP, […]

Sweater Boudoir in Black and White STL

May 26 2017

Mendocino California Beach Wedding: Claudia + Andrew

  This St. Louis Wedding Photographer was ecstatic to have the opportunity to photograph Claudia and Andrew’s California wedding!  Everything about this day and this place was picture perfect.  Surrounded by their closest friends and family, they exchanged vows and started their new life together on a cliff over looking the ocean.  This couple is really […]

Apr 11 2016

Geneline + Joe Tower Grove Park Engagement Session

  My time in St. Louis with Geneliene, Joe, and Jasper <the dog> was so much fun! Getting to know and work with great couples like these two is one of the many rewarding perks to my job.   Geneliene and Joe are high school sweethearts who have had a long connection to St. Louis Tower Grove […]

Jan 06 2016

Kara + Scott’s Sweet Park Wedding

  Every couples wedding is unique, but Kara and Scott’s Tower Grove Park outdoor wedding was really special!  For them their wedding day was all about the ceremony and the details. Kara spent months creating all the little elements that made their wedding day perfect.  Everything from the cloth streamers, to the bouquets with semi […]

Jan 04 2016

Nicole + McKain Engagement Session Forest Park

Love these two, our engagement session was a blast! This little family is just so fun loving and easy going. And little Miss Faith is just too cute. We laughed a lot and even had some free park entertainment:) Which made for some great memories. I think McKain learned some sweet dance moves that I […]

Sep 02 2015

Kristen + Tyler Forest Park Engagement Session

St. Louis Forest Park Engagement Session What do you get when you combine a loving couple, a cute dog, and the best park in St. Louis (Forest Park!)?  The worlds cutest engagement session!  Kristen and Tyler’s engagement session was just plain fun! Despite the fact that I lost my cell phone 30min into our session […]

Aug 13 2015

Creating the Perfect Logo- Wanderlust Photo Bus

  Welcome back! Today we will continue our post from Tuesday on the making of the Wanderlust Photo Bus brand.  On Tuesday we discussed how we came up with the business name (a daunting task)!  And know I will walk you guys through the creative process we took with the the logo design.   The […]

Aug 11 2015

Wanderlust Photo Bus- The New Brand on the Block

  St. Louis’ Wanderlust Photo Bus Photo Booth As many of you know, Michelle Marie Photographie has started a mobile photo booth in a Volkswagen Bus! This VW bus drives to weddings, birthday parties, corporate parties, and other events, and then uses the back seat of the bus as the staging area for the coolest […]

Aug 04 2015

Forest Park and St. Louis Zoo Engagement Session: Mandy + Bill

  We had such a lovely time at Mandy and Bill’s spring engagement session in St. Louis!  We spent a wonderful afternoon together in one of my favorite places in St. Louis, Forest Park!  We photographed their engagement portraits by the Grand Basin, at the St. Louis Zoo, and by this mysterious Victorian bridge!  They brought their […]

May 21 2015

Katy + Steve Signature Wedding Photo

Unlike my last signature wedding photo which focused on more technical aspects of photography such as photo placement, this signature photo is focused on the feeling of the wedding and capturing the emotion of the day. The signature photo, and my personal favorite from Katy and Steve’s wedding is above. I truly love candid wedding […]

May 11 2015

Piper Palm House: Katy + Steve Wedding

    Katy and Steve’s wedding this April was absolutely perfect! The weather forecast promised rain, but luckily they were completely wrong! But from what I saw that day, no amount of bad weather would have stomped the joy out of this happy couples wedding day. We started the day off in the couples beautiful […]

Apr 30 2015

What to Wear for a Boudoir Photography Session

“I’m so excited about my boudoir session! But what should I wear?” This is the most common boudoir question I am asked after a session is booked for the St. Louis studio.  To answer this question I thought I would provide an example!  I myself am a visual learner so I thought this would be fun!  I will […]

Apr 23 2015

Andrea + Fred’s Signature Wedding Photo Breakdown

    Challenges of this shot:   Andrea and Fred had their wedding at the Holiday Inn at Six Flags which is located just outside of St. Louis.  In case you are unfamiliar with Six Flags… it is an amusement park that was within a half mile of the hotel! Because of the close proximity […]

Apr 20 2015

Andrea + Fred | Holiday Inn at Six Flags Wedding

You might have noticed that the plants and trees in these wedding photos are in full bloom, unlike the spring buds we currently have in Saint Louis. That’s because Andrea and Fred tied the knot in July 2014! Although their wedding took place a while ago, I wanted to dedicate a blog to these summer wedding […]

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