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WE ARE THE SOL COLLECTIVE

the Sol Collective crafts intentional films and captures priceless photographs for rad couples and we'd be stoked to do the same for you!  we've been doing this wedding thing for 4+ years now and we have never loved it more. it's been a gift to be invited into so many intimate moments, and to be trusted with the profound honor of preserving them for you forever.

TIMELESS WEDDING FILMS FOR ADVENTUROUS LOVERS

the candid, the authentic, the nostalgic

OUR STORY

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friends turned coworkers turned BEST friends

so it turns out that when you work, travel, party, and live (yes, Sophia and Brittany are roommates) with the same people, you become pretty good friends.  that's exactly what happened with us.  we met in different ways when we attended college in Grand Rapids, MI, and after building a friendship through creative outlets, and hiring each other for every job we had, we realized working as a team could be something really special.  fast forward a few years and here we are, spending every weekend celebrating love stories with rad couples, weekdays editing at coffee shops, and wednesdays having a drink at boot night (IYKYK).  we've built this team through a mutual love of what we do, and the deepest friendships we've ever had. this is so much more than a job or paycheck to us, it's our passion project! we can't wait to meet you and start planning out the next adventure!

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We'll give you space to be you

through natural posing, comfortable timelines, and encouragement to live in the moment

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CAPTIVATING PHOTOGRAPHY
FOR DRAMATIC LOVERS

the adventurous, the early risers, the hopeless romantics

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Love is Love is Love is Love

the SOL COLLECTIVE proudly welcomes all couples regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, identity, ability or body type

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Jordan + Phil

Our photos and video are beyond our imagination! They both gave us candid moments that captured all the joy and love we felt on our special day and we are SO thankful. Their talent and passion for their art is so tangible and we’re lucky to have had them with us at our wedding.

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Kayleigh + Seth

We had many incredible vendors for our wedding day but The Sol Collective were definitely our favorite to work with! Not only was the day-of amazing to work with them, but the two years leading up to our ever changing wedding plans were also amazing. They are super professional, incredibly talented and seriously just the sweetest team to work with!

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WHAT OUR FRIENDS ARE SAYING

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What's next?

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Let's save your date

fill out an inquiry and make sure we're available.  We take a limited amount of weddings so we can do our best work for each one.  If we are, we'll talk through all your plans, make sure we're the right fit, and get you booked!

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Let's be friends

between booking and your wedding, we'll connect a couple of different times to help you plan, do a pre wedding shoot, or just meet up for a drink.  we'll connect on social media and really get to know you so that your films and photos can reflect who you are and what is the most important.

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Let's have a wedding!

by now we will have the best plan for your day.  we'll celebrate with you while capturing absolutely every moment. we'll be hyping you up and cheering you on through every step.  then we dive into our edits and create some magic that will last for the rest of your lives.

keep scrolling to meet the team!

#TEAMSOL

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Noah Wyn

I like to walk around on your wedding day with a time machine in my hands.  What may look like just a camera to you, is a tool to me.  A tool that captures your voices, dance moves, and love, and allows those moments to exist FOREVER.  The idea that kids and grandkids for generations to come will get to relive our stories is something that I never take for granted.  Apart from shooting weddings, you'll usually find me in a black snapback, with an iced americano from MadCap in my hand, no matter the weather.   

OTHER THINGS I LOVE | imperfect footage of raw moments, hiking, full friendships, Kentucky bourbon, MSU basketball, documentaries, "out west," the idea of surfing.

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Brittany Patrosso

Photographing people and their love has always been my favorite hobby, and it's a hobby that evolved into a career! I first fell in love with photography when I started having my twin sister model for me. They always turned out amazing because I KNOW her. I always want my couples to feel known, so that they are comfortable and I am able to photograph them in ways that are the most authentic.  On your wedding day, my goal is to capture candid moments that tell your special story while making each image a masterpiece of its own. What fuels my creativity is knowing that you and everyone closest to you will enjoy these photographs for years to come!

 OTHER THINGS I LOVE |

I’m obsessed with Noah Gunderson, and am dying to see him in concert again.  Even though I’m in love with all animals, dogs are my personal favorite, and every time I see one freak out!

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Sophia DeJong

One of my biggest joys at your wedding is getting to know you and your guests personally. Even with a camera in hand, I will be your biggest cheerleader throughout the day. If you know me, you know I am always down for a good party, including yours! So you never need to worry about an empty dance floor, I got that covered. Emotionally investing into your wedding is what drives my creativity.  It's likely that I'll be crying during a beautiful ceremony or first dance, and cheering like crazy when you make your grand entrance!    

OTHER THINGS I LOVE | swimming in Lake Michigan at all times of the year, messy hair, the bachelorette, guava margs from Donkey Taqueria, long road trips.