Valentines Day Photo Contest Wendi Curtis Photography

Valentines Day Photo Contest

Wendi Curtis Photography

2016 Year in Review


Valentines Day is a great day to celebrate love!  I am so grateful for my clients and to show some appreciation I will be giving away a 20×30 canvas to the couple who receives the most votes on their posted image before midnight on Valentines Day.  I will announce the winner February 15.

Select the image by clicking the circle next to the chosen photo.  Then YOU MUST scroll down to the bottom of the list and click on the VOTE button.  If  you do not do this your vote will not be entered.  Here is the link to cast your vote.

To Vote CLICK Here

Voter may only choose one image to vote for.  If you would like EXTRA CREDIT you can leave a happy note for your favorite couple on this blog post (not at bottom of voting list), I will add extra points to their totals for each comment.

Love this year in review from my 2016 Wedding Season!  I am reminded of the joy that my clients bring and the amazing opportunity I have to document this first day of their marriage!  I have a few dates left in 2017 so if you know any happy couples tying the knot be sure to send them my way!

Happy Voting!!


Nate and Heather Lingbeek March 12  Kalamazoo Wedding

Ceremony at Milwood Community Church, Photos at Milham Park,  Memories Bridal in downtown Kalamazoo, wedding dress,

Reception at Loft 310,    Post Petals   Floral, Bert’s Bakery for cake an  videographer, Jon Carson ,  See full blog post here.


Mitchell and Stacy Applegate May 14 Grand Rapids Wedding

Wedding dress from Becker’s Bridal.  wedding planner and florist from Posh Petals,

makeup and hair  The Parlour in City Flats Hotel. The bridal party got ready at the modern, all new Hampton Inn downtown.

After their exclusive first look moment, the wedding party piled into the limo provided by Affordable Limo Services and headed out for photos around downtown Grand Rapids. Our first stop was the Downtown Market. They were so kind as to let us use their greenhouse room for a few minutes between two of their events. We also photographed outside the Civic Auditorium.

The ceremony was held at the stunning First United Methodist Church, LOVE those dramatic windows!! The reception took place at the glamorous McKay Tower Ballroom. The most delicious cake came in four different flavors from Sweet Heather Anne.

See full blog post here:

Logan and Kelley Robrock May 20 Spring Lake Wedding

Wedding and Reception at Spring Lake Country Club, Dress by Spring Sweet in Holland, Flowers by Wassermans,

Hair and make-up by Flawlessly Finished Event Artists

Cody and Stephanie Dykstra May 21  Grand Rapids Wedding

Ceremony at historic St Sebastian and reception at The Bluff.  Photos taken at Johnson Park

Tom and Kate French  May 29  Spring Lake Wedding

Wedding Ceremony at First Presbyterian Church with reception at Spring Lake Country Club  Wedding Dress from Renee Austin, Make up artist Faces by Linda, Hair by Josephine and flowers by Wassermans.

Joe and Becca Knauf  June 4  Holland, Michigan Wedding

Wedding Ceremony and Reception at Windmill Island.  Hair and makeup by Design 1, Floral Decor by Designing Dreams.

See full blog post here:

Jesse and Shengie Sun June 8   Chinese Wedding in Grand Rapids

Ceremony and Reception held at Calvin College

Eric and Kristie Esposito June 11  Downtown Grand Rapids Wedding

Outdoor wedding downtown Grand Rapids on the river right by the blue bridge.  Reception at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

Mackiah and Lindsay Kloosterman June 18  Zeeland Michigan Wedding

Ceremony at Borculo Christian Reformed Church with reception at The Trestle Stop

Mike and Katie Roth  Lowell, Michigan Wedding

Wedding Ceremony and reception held at the family farm.  Wedding gown from Fantastic Finds.

Jarrod and Krista Wooden July 9  Kalamazoo Michigan Wedding

Ceremony at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church with reception at Rose St. Market in Kalamazoo.  Wedding dress from Memories Bridal.

Josh and Britannia July 17 Downtown Grand Rapids Michigan

Ceremony and reception at The Cheney Place, photos downtown Grand Rapids.  Dress from Bridal Elegance in Cascade

bride and groom holding hands in front of white pillar church

Charlie and Leah Gies July 22   Downtown Holland Michigan Wedding

Ceremony at historic Pillar Church with reception at Baker Lofts  Flowers from Hudsonville Floral and dress from Bridal Gallery.

Bride and Groom inside Greek Orthodox church with large wooden doors

Bryan and Laura Helder July 23  Grand Rapids Greek Orthodox Wedding

Greek orthodox ceremony at St Nicolas Orthodox Church with reception at St. George banquet center food by West Michigan Catering.

Wedding dress from Bridal Gallery and flowers from Sunnyslope.

Guy and Lisa Larcom July 30  Ypsilanti Michigan Wedding

Wedding and Ceremony at Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest.


Dan and Tessa Welburn August 6  Lakeshore wedding in Lakeside Michigan

Getting ready at Lakeside in with small backyard wedding at parent’s cottage on the Lakeshore.

Caleb and Alison Vroegop August 12 Hudsonville Michigan Wedding

Wedding and reception at the Pinnacle Center with photos at Spring Grove Park.

Jason and Jenna Schroeder  August 20  Spring Lake Michigan Wedding

Wedding at First Reformed Church in Grand Haven with reception at Spring Lake Country Club.

Dress from Renee Austin Bridal and flowers from Wassermans

Matt and Jenna Courtright August 27  Downtown Grand Rapids Wedding

Vince and Stephanie Venturini September 3   St. Joseph Michigan Lakeshore wedding

Getting ready at the Inn at Harbor Shores with first look on dock.  Wedding dress from The Wedding Shop.  Ceremony and reception at the Veranda at the Whitcomb.

Chris and Rosalee Justema   September 10  Spring Lake Michigan Wedding

Ceremony at St Patrick Catholic Church and reception at Spring Lake Country Club. Event coordinated by White Dress Events

Erik and Michelle Ladomersky September 17  Holland Michigan Wedding

Ceremony at Harderwyk Church with reception at Boatwerks, photos taken at Tunnel Park in Holland.

Anthony and Rachel Sands  September 23  Kellogg Manor Wedding

Outdoor wedding and reception at the gorgeous Kellogg Manor.  See full blog post here.

Josh and Jenna Feikema  September 24  Holland Michigan Wedding

Wedding and reception at Macatawa Legends Golf Course.


Justin and Darcy Bos  October 1  Bowens Mill Fall Wedding

Ceremony and Reception at Bowens Mill.


Dan and Jackie Sprung October 15   Rustic outdoor Wedding

Ceremony and reception at Riverside Receptions in Centreville, MI

Aaron and Emily Wilkinson October 28 Grand Rapids Wedding

Ceremony at Cornerstone Church in Heritage Hill with reception at Watermark Country Club.  Wedding Dress from Bridal Elegance, flowers from Modern Day Floral.

Caleb and Kristi Dullock November 4  Grand Rapids Wedding

Ceremony at Wellspring Church and reception at The Cheney Place

Justin and Shea Richards December 8  Snowy Wedding at the Felt Mansion

Cozy small Christmas wedding and reception in the Felt Mansion.

Jeremy and Michelle  December 23  Christmas Wedding at the Fredrick Meijer Gardens

Mike and Jilaine Bajdek  January 7, 2017  Destination Wedding to Cancun Mexico