Posted on October 14, 2016
Mini Session | Winter Park, FL | October 2016
I met this lovely family for their mini-session in gorgeous downtown Winter Park, and we were blessed with absolutely perfect fall weather on the day after a hurricane blew right up the eastern coast. The littlest member of this family was a bit shy, so I really had to work to get even a few real smiles. But can I share a secret with you little Miss A? Stolen smiles are my most favorite. I only wish our time together hadn’t been quite so short!
Posted on September 2, 2016
Family Session | Mount Pleasant, MI | June 2016
This family… they made my job so easy! Though they were quick to take direction and happy to give me big beautiful smiles on command, this crew would have been delighted to spend the whole session joking and laughing with one another as if I wasn’t even there. Obviously we’re big believers in having family portraits taken often to capture the changes as little ones grow up and families evolve, but we also love that the hour or two you spend with your photographer is an opportunity to preserve all the laughs and smiles and just what makes your relationships so special year to year. I absolutely loved seeing this family enjoy their time together — it certainly shows in their photos. Do me a favor and blow a few of these up to hang on your walls, okay guys?
Posted on August 18, 2016
Senior Session | Class of 2017 | Mount Pleasant, MI | June 2016
Part of this gorgeous summer was even more stunning thanks to this beauty! Jacquelin was incredibly easy to work with and tolerated all of my crazy suggestions — “give yourself a hug, lie down on this log, look thoughtfully off into the distance” — so graciously. I’m excited to watch where this lady goes next, and I can only hope I’ll be able to get her back in front of my camera again soon. Congratulations and here’s to a fantastic senior year!
Posted on August 9, 2016
Anniversary Session | Blanchard, MI | June 2016
Sessions with past wedding couples are one of my favorite things. Weddings are magical and beautiful, but taking time to do an anniversary session a year after the big day can be a chance for a more relaxed experience. I love that an anniversary shoot is also an opportunity for a couple to reconnect and reminisce about their first year or marriage. These two were such a treat on their lovely wedding day AND during our twilight summer session. What a treat to see both their little family and their beautiful relationship growing month by month!
Posted on August 3, 2016
Wedding | Kalamazoo, MI | June 2016
What’s not to love about a wedding full of such beautiful details, in a beautiful setting, with a beautiful couple? The correct answer is nothing, and I wasn’t the only one loving every moment of Brendan and Brett’s gorgeous day. These two are the epitome of a perfect compliment as a couple, and it shows clearly in their photos. They were absolutely enveloped by the warmth of their friends and family from parents and siblings to extended family to a large contingent from their alma mater. I don’t doubt that these two will continue to cultivate a wonderful community and beautiful relationship for many many years to come. I’m just honored that I could be there to watch them start this newest chapter together!
Posted on July 25, 2016
Family Session | Indianapolis, IN | June 2016
There was so much to love about this session: seeing a gorgeous family who’s grown to three kids since I first met them years ago, a perfect summer sky, one of my favorite Indianapolis locations, and plenty of duck watching and fish spotting to go around. Mom and dad have their hands full with these three cuties in the best way possible — there’s no shortage of energy and excitement with these kiddos. And what fun they are! I’m so happy I had the opportunity to capture just a little bit of this story, and I can’t wait to see how the Megels continue to grow and adventure together in the future.
Posted on July 20, 2016
Wedding | Mount Pleasant, MI | June 2016
Though almost all weddings are wonderful and a blessing to be a part of, this particular day was especially sweet for me. The weather was beautiful (if a little hot), the details and decor were lovely, the guests and bridal party were lively and fun, but the real joy I found in this day was watching one of my oldest college friends marry the love of his life. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and watching this couple grow in their relationship from the beginning, and I am so very happy that they’re ready to take on this new life adventure together. These two laugh often both at and with one another; a sure sign that they have a long and very happy future ahead. I, for one, am excited to see what that future may hold!
Congratulations and thank you for trusting me to be a part of such a beautiful celebration!❤
| Venue: Buck’s Run Golf Club | Ceremony Music: Anthony Patterson | DJ:Entertainment Solutions of Michigan | Photobooth: In a Snap Photobooths | Chair Coverings: Elegant Chair Coverings | Flowers: Beck’s Flower Shop | Cake: Julie Munson | Salon: Color Works Hair Company