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Michigan Big House Wedding | Melissa & Adam

Michigan Big House Wedding

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Witness a real-life fairytale unfold right on the 50-yard line of Michigan’s iconic Big House. This recent weekend marked the joyous union of Melissa and Adam, who chose to tie the knot on the heart of Michigan’s Football Stadium, creating an unparalleled ‘Go Blue’ alumni experience! The day was a magnificent blend of enchanting moments: a captivating First Look amidst the serene landscapes of The Arb, delightful Wedding Party portraits at The Law Quad, and the heartwarming exchange of vows right on the hallowed turf. Prepare to be captivated as I unveil the highlights from Melissa and Adam’s splendid Michigan Big House Wedding Day!

Commencing the festivities, I immersed myself in Melissa’s preparations, while my assistant, Dylan, embarked on capturing Adam’s pre-wedding moments. Their shared excitement was palpable, an infectious blend of joy and anticipation that had been building up to this very moment. I had the privilege of capturing their intricate details before Melissa stepped into her princess ballgown, while Adam and his companions shared laughter and camaraderie, all in preparation for Adam’s dapper appearance in his stylish blue suit.

In the blink of an eye, the day’s pace picked up, leading us to The Arb – a picturesque haven known to offer solace amidst the academic hustle. For Melissa and Adam, The Arb held a different significance: it was where they would lay eyes on each other for the first time on their wedding day. The emotional resonance of this encounter was palpable; Adam’s awestruck expression as he turned around to behold Melissa’s radiant beauty moved me to tears. With tearful eyes herself, Melissa extended her arms, drawing her prince, adorned in his resplendent blue suit, into an embrace that seemed to freeze time. As a wedding photographer, this was a moment of pure magic, an encapsulation of love’s tender power.

With hearts aflutter, we transitioned to The Law Quad for a spirited session of wedding party portraits. After this, Melissa enjoyed a First Look with her father, an emotional scene that set the tone for the day’s unfolding narrative. The crescendo of emotions reached its peak as we transitioned to the grandeur of The Big House, where the main event awaited: their heartfelt ceremony. The stadium’s ambience elevated the emotions to new heights, making this event an ethereal spectacle. While I won’t delve into the minutiae, their vows resonated with profound beauty.

As the ceremony reached its heartwarming culmination, Melissa and Adam, radiant as ever, ensured they captured memories with all their loved ones. A moment of respite allowed us to capture intimate portraits of the newlyweds and their love against the backdrop of The Big House field. But the festivities were far from over – the reception beckoned, and what a spectacle it was! The Jack Roth Stadium Club provided a sophisticated setting, offering panoramic views of the expansive field. Melissa and Adam’s graceful twirls set the tone for a night of jubilant dancing, as their guests joined in to create a packed dance floor, a testament to their infectious joy and love.

As we draw this narrative to a close, I invite you to indulge in these glimpses of Melissa and Adam’s Michigan Big House Wedding Day. An extraordinary tale of love, camaraderie, and celebration against the majestic backdrop of Michigan’s revered Football Stadium – this is a story that epitomizes the enchantment of a Michigan Big House Wedding!


Ceremony | Michigan Football Field

Reception | Jack Roth Stadium Club

Photographer | Stephanie Parshall Photography, LLC

Venue | The Big House home of @umichfootball

Photographer | @stephanieparshallphotography

Wedding Coordinators | Golden Hour Events

Videographer | M Label Media

Hair & Makeup | Bridal Beauty Couture

DJ | DJ Chris London

2nd Photographer | DK Photography

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