2022 Thanksgiving Message from Mike Staff

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2022 Thanksgiving Message from Mike Staff I love Thanksgiving Day.  In fact, I try to be present enough to give thanks for my blessings every day. To remind me I have a personalized license plate on my truck that reads GIVETHX.   Giving thanks unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, […]

Benefits of Having a Small Wedding Party

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Should You Have a Small Wedding Party? You want to include everyone in your wedding party, but you know you can’t. If you’re having a hard time deciding who and how many, there’s no need to stress. There are a lot of benefits to having a small wedding party. Personally, we love a smaller wedding […]

Most Popular Engagement Photo Locations in Metro Detroit

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Engagement Photos Locations in Metro Detroit Couples Love After 25+ years of capturing engagement and wedding photos in metro Detroit, our professional photography team put together a list of their favorite places for engagement photos. These locations will work for all of Michigan’s seasons and will not disappoint! Keep in mind, some locations do require […]

How You Can Stay Stress-Free During Your Wedding Week 

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Tips for Staying Stress-Free During Your Wedding Week  Headed into your wedding week? Well, first off congratulations! Getting married is one of the most exciting things you can look forward to in life, but also one of the most stressful. Let’s review everything you’ve already accomplished:  Ceremony and reception planning Creating a seating chart Dress […]

Wedding Photography Workshop

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Wedding Photography Workshop at Elizabeth’s Bridal Manor As part of our team’s commitment to constantly improving their craft, our professional wedding photographers were a part of a training workshop at Elizabeth’s Bridal Manor. There, our Director of Photography worked one on one with individual photographers on new and unique ways to pose brides and couples […]

18 Things Couples Forget When Planning Their Wedding

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18 Things Couples Forget When Planning Their Wedding Feel like you’re forgetting something? We’ve got you covered. Nobody forgets to go shopping for the perfect wedding dress or to schedule a cake tasting (yum), but there are some things couples forget – those less exciting wedding-planning details that can often fall through the cracks. Here […]

What To Expect After You Book Your Wedding Vendors With Mike Staff Productions

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Wondering What Happens After You Book With Us? Keep Reading… Imagine, you’ve officially chosen the perfect vendors, and you’re counting down the days to your wedding day – we’re counting down too! At this point, you’re probably wondering what happens from now until your big day. We’re here to answer all your questions.  What To […]

Your Month of Wedding Checklist

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Finalize All the Details With This Month of Wedding Checklist This is it! You’re officially one month away from your wedding date! As your big day approaches, you’ll be finalizing details, talking with vendors, and ensuring everyone in your bridal party knows when and where they’re needed. It’s easy to get overwhelmed or forget some […]

What Your Wedding Video Captures

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What Moments Will Your Wedding Video Capture? People like you – couples planning their wedding – hire professional wedding videographers so you can relive the most magical moments of your day;  your vows, reception toasts, the dancing, and all the little moments in between. To preserve those memories as they happen and share them with […]