It only barely feels like Spring here in Michigan, so, on behalf of all Midwesterners, I took a trip down to Texas to remind you all that warmth exists. 😉 My sister's family is always willing to take me in when I'm missing sunshine, and this visit we had perfect photoshoot weather (and even found… Continue reading Cremé Family
I love having the time to hang out with young families when shooting their photos. I think this blend of lifestyle and portrait is the perfect way to capture natural smiles and giggles from young ones that don't want to be told where to sit or stand for an hour! We've had an unexpectedly sunny… Continue reading Kerr Family: Lifestyle/Portrait Session
Choosing outfits for your photoshoot is tough. I've already shared some tips from my friend Corinn, but here are some graphics to help you better visualize what colors can work depending on where we're planning to shoot. Pin away! What other locations & situations do you want to see? Happy shopping! // Ahna
Where to go to escape winter dreariness? A greenhouse, of course. I escaped the cold (well, until the very end of the shoot) with the Slauer family: Stay warm, y'all! // Ahna
What's a nerd's favorite place in Grand Rapids? Scratch that. What's an entire nerdy family's favorite place in Grand Rapids? A museum full of history and science and a ginormous whale skeleton! Enjoy a day at the museum sprinkled with family pictures, 8th grade portraits, and a good dose of sibling love: Live long and… Continue reading The DeVries Family (Goes to the Museum)
Meet Matt, Britney, and Marshall: This season of late fall may seem like a dreary time to take pictures, but as you can see, it actually worked beautifully for our Saturday mini session. Matt & Britney asked to get an updated family photo for their Christmas card infographic, of course in time to mail their… Continue reading DeYoung Family
We love our autumn colors in Michigan, but they seem to peak at different times each year. We lucked out with this year's Stulp family photoshoot: we caught the colors AND managed to finish before the rain! /// There's still time to book a family session and Christmas card! You can also send me your… Continue reading Stulp Family
One of the joys of shooting a birthday party is seeing so much love surrounding the guest of honor. It was a pleasure meeting Kathleen's family as they gathered to celebrate her first birthday! /// Want pictures of your next event, but don't want to be too busy to enjoy the party? I'd love to… Continue reading Kathleen Turns One!
If you're like me, the most stressful part of getting family pictures taken is deciding what to wear. You can always default to basics like black and white and jeans, but what if you could show a bit more personality? My friend Corinn (in my opinion) does a great job of dressing her family for… Continue reading What to Wear for Your Family Photos
Autumn in Michigan is (rightly) lauded so often that I tend to forget how gorgeous and colorful Spring is, too. The Truer family and I spent a lovely morning downtown Grand Rapids recently to mark Eliza turning one year old! True Grand Rapidians get their pictures taken at the Blue Bridge 🙂 I think this… Continue reading Eliza is One!