Fresh, wrinkly, new: welcome to the world, Violet! Compared to the womb, the world is cold and bright and scary and full of love. You're going to do great 🙂 Dave & Lydia: welcome to the hardest thing you've ever done. You are the best parents for Violet! I'll be praying for health, rest, and… Continue reading Newborn: Violet
My best friend is having another baby! Look at her glow. I can't believe this adorable family is getting even cuter. Ziegler family: I'm praying for health, safety, rest, and an abundance of blessings as you await Baby #2! // Ahna
Meet the VandenHeuvels! These folks braved the cold to meet me by the river for some updated family photos, and some 8th grade portraits for E -- including the fantastic fashion choice of bow tie (keep scrolling). Good to see you again, VandenHeuvel family! // Ahna
This little girl was born just before Christmas, a sweet gift to her parents. When I met her at two weeks old, Addison was too interested in the world to sleep! ...at first 🙂 Congratulations, Eric & Katie! // Ahna p.s. Addison's dad, Eric, is a talented ceramics artist. Especially if you're a fellow Star… Continue reading Welcome to the World, Addison!
Winter can't decide if it wants to fully arrive in Michigan yet. No matter; I'll take advantage of the not-freezing temps for more outdoor shoots! Of course, that means more space for a one-year-old to run away from the camera . . . 😉 Happy birthday, Micah! // Ahna
Senior year: top of the school and on the edge of adult responsibilities. It's fun to celebrate this momentous stage with a solo shoot! This girl looks ready to take on the world, am I right? This bridge was Abryanna's idea. Great scouting, girl! (Look at that tree! Michigan treated us to PERFECT colors and… Continue reading Abryanna | Senior
Fall has arrived! Little Emily was a bit skeptical about the shoot, but we managed 🙂 Happy Fall, y'all! // Ahna
Last week I served as leader/chaperone for a group of high schoolers at Prairie SERVE. Besides doing work in Sioux City, Iowa and on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska, we traveled to a few other reservations, historical Native American sites, and Badlands National Park at the end of the week. Here are some of my… Continue reading Travel: Great Plains & the Badlands
One of my favorite places, Chicago is a big city, but also has the comfort & familiarity of the Midwest. These shots are from a recent day-trip to some of the biggest tourist stops (Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Magnificent Mile). Let me know if you'd be interested in any of these being added to my… Continue reading Travel: Chicago
Interested in some new wall decor? I'm now selling prints of some of my favorite images! In the shop, you can choose an image and order from a variety of sizes. You can even purchase a digital download, giving you the option to order a print elsewhere or use the image as a desktop background.… Continue reading Print Shop Now Open!