When your oldest friend asks for a Downtown Detroit engagement session, you stop in your tracks and do it. Monika is one my best friends – we met in 6th grade and never looked back. In school, there was never one without the other. Ladies listen to me when I say, I was always slightly […]


Monika + Megan – Downtown Detroit Engagement

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I met Mary a few years ago through my best friend Monika. You know when you meet someone and you feel like you’ve known them for years? Yeah, that’s Mary. Her and Dan are seriously the BEST! We had so much fun at their fall Michigan engagement session shooting around Belle Isle and laughing so […]


Mary + Dan | Fall Michigan engagement session

Fall Michigan engagement session | Erin Schmidt Photography | Metro Detroit Wedding Photographer

Oh man, my blogging is not awesome – I photographed Lisa + Tyler’s colorful Eastern Market summer engagement session last summer! Maybe I saved it for today to give us all the warm summer vibes? Yup, we’ll go with that LOL. Here’s a little more about this super fun and laid back couple: Lisa – […]


Lisa + Tyler – colorful Eastern Market summer engagement

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This Michigan forest engagement was so much fun! I met Taryn, Jeff, their dog Walter and Taryn’s sister at Stoney Creek, because Taryn fell in love with this beautiful row of trees. It really was magical with how the sun was peaking through the trees. We hiked, we laughed and Walter did a lot of […]


Taryn + Jeff – Michigan forest engagement

Ahhhhhh! It feels so good to be back you guys! I had so much fun hanging out with Cainnear, Matt and Beau their dog. It was a gorgeous Ann Arbor summer love type of night and it was pure magic. One of my favorite parts of their love story is below, but guys: PUPPIES CAN […]


Ann Arbor Summer Love story

Ann Arbor summer love | Erin Schmidt Photography | Metro Detroit wedding photographer | Ann Arbor engagement photos

Almost there!