photography

Do I Need a Professional Headshot?

Short answer: Most likely. Do you have a personal brand or website? Do you hold a high position at work? Do you hold public office, or are you running for office? Are you in sales? Do you submit work to journals, blogs, etc? Do you have a profile on LinkedIn or any other networking site?… Continue reading Do I Need a Professional Headshot?

kids, photography

Happy Half-Birthday, Emily! {6-month session}

Little Emily has gone from a joyful Christmas bundle to a springtime beauty. Do you think her adorable baby blue eyes will call the Spring weather to Michigan faster? (It snowed again . . . and again.) Sibling kisses incoming! It's hard work looking cute for the camera, so Emmy plays with her giraffe to… Continue reading Happy Half-Birthday, Emily! {6-month session}

photography, Seniors, Updates

Class of 2019 Senior Picture Sale!

Are you in the class of 2019, looking forward to your senior year? I'd love to take your senior photos! This senior picture season, I'm offering a deal -- recommend me to a friend who also books a senior photo session, and you both get $50 off OR a free custom grad party invitation design! Head… Continue reading Class of 2019 Senior Picture Sale!

Families, kids, photography

Cremé Family

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

Families, kids, photography

Kerr Family: Lifestyle/Portrait Session

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

kids, photography

A Bundle of Christmas Joy: 3 Month Mini-Session

The snow is falling, the tree is lit, and little Emily is as cute as ever. With a mom who loves Christmas (no, really, probably more than you), Emily was destined to have this themed shoot. Ready for cuteness overload? Little Emmy started complaining, but then she looked at Mom . . . Doesn't that… Continue reading A Bundle of Christmas Joy: 3 Month Mini-Session

Families, kids, photography

The DeVries Family (Goes to the Museum)

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)

Families, photography

DeYoung Family

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