Hi there! I’m Lindsey “Lensy” Michelle (she/her), a Boston-based (but always traveling) photographer, serving couples who want a wedding that feels like them – not a wedding that feels like every other wedding. I truly believe that everyone is a little “offbeat” (if they are honest with themself) and I encourage my couples to lean into their quirkiness instead of trying to pretend it isn't there.
The most common comment I get about my work is that every wedding I photograph feels unique from the others in my portfolio. And that’s intentional. The way I tell stories is heavily motivated by the people in them – from the way I compose each shot to how I direct (vs. candidly capture) your movement. I seek to see you, to understand you, and to document this moment in your life in a way that feels honest and expressive of you at your very core. I am here for the humans who want to be seen and celebrated exactly as they are.
I’m easily entertained by people watching, and most of my job is finding a way to artfully document your day in a way that invites you to follow back along the storyline. The game I play with myself all day is “How do I take a photo that feels like how you'd want to remember this moment?” I do my best work when you are excited to tell me about yourself so that I can take photos that feel more like you.
My approach to weddings moves between “intentionally directive” and “unintrusively fly-on-the-wall,” depending on what suits the moment and your own personalities. I will tell dad jokes to make your dad laugh, and I will absolutely dance at your wedding. If you look at my work, and it feels equal parts honest and expressive, then I am probably the photographer for you.
How I cater to offbeat weddings
I believe everyone is a little *offbeat,* if they are honest with themself, and I will always be your advocate for doing exactly what feels right for you on your wedding day! Of course, every permutation of love is welcome here, but as a queer woman, I have a special soft spot for and connection to LGBTQI+ couples and the issues they might face in planning their marriage celebration.
When searching for a wedding photographer for our Cape Cod micro-wedding, I instantly fell in love with Lindsey’s photos and the way she captures the authentic essence and beauty of each couple. It was so clear looking through her gallery that her clients have FUN working with her and she has a genuine ability to make people feel comfortable. Lindsey did not disappoint. She is AMAZING!! She’s remarkably talented, patient and flexible, but also knows when to step up and take control. [...] After our ceremony on the beach, my hair was completely windblown so Lindsey took it upon herself to curl and restyle my hair before dinner. She even came back for a bonus couples shoot later that evening before sunset to make sure she captured us in the best light. It was so apparent working with Lindsey how much pride she takes in her work and how much she cares about all of her clients. We’re so happy with our photos and would highly recommend hiring Lensy Michelle Photography for your wedding or special event! As a matter of fact, I’ve already booked her to come back and shoot my (post-covid) wedding dance party/reception!
Get a discounted engagement session when you book a full-day wedding! When booked separately, engagement sessions are usually $1000-1500, but when bundled with a wedding, the discounted bundle rate is $500-800.