Alyssa + Matt – Michigan Anniversary

Anniversary Session  |  Dow Gardens – Midland, MI  | July 2017

Summer is officially here which means it’s time to head back to the Mitten and see some of our favorite SBP clients!  What better way to celebrate than to share one of last summer’s lovely anniversary sessions.  Alyssa and Matt were two of our early engagement clients, and after a few years of marriage they were due to get back in front of our camera. This sweet session was our first time at Dow Gardens, and we can’t wait to go back and explore some more. See you soon, Michigan!

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Baby Marjorie

Newborn Session  |  Lakeland, FL  |  June 2017

One thing is for certain when it comes to little Miss M. . . she’s going to grow up with no shortage of love and attention! Mom and dad both come from incredibly warm and close knit families and also always seem to be surrounded by plenty of friends from church and work. Plus when you’re this cute, you don’t have to work too hard to turn heads! It was a real treat to capture mom, dad, and baby at home especially incorporating so many of their ideas and passions into the shoot. With their artistic genes (Mom’s a professional dancer & dad’s a professional musician), we expect great things from this crew of three and can’t wait to watch their family grow!

* Special thanks to our partner EliFab Accessories for the adorable blue and crystal headbands Miss Marjorie was rocking for her session!*

Kendall – Class of 2018

Senior Session  |   Indianapolis, IN  |  August 2017

It’s beyond time we got caught up on blog posts from a year of incredible sessions and weddings! So to get the ball rolling, naturally, we turn to family. ❤ It’s impossible to fathom that Kendall (Simone’s baby cousin — check out the end of this post for a throwback photo!) is about to graduate and move on to college and everything beyond! We had a lovely summer day for our session at Cardinal Ritter & Marian University, and Kendall is a natural in front of the camera.  Sharing this session now, just makes us even more excited to get back to the Midwest this summer. Congratulations Kendall — we can’t wait to see what you accomplish next. 🙂

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~ Throwback ~

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That’s Kendall in the front circa 2010! Also pictured are Simone & her two brothers. 

 

Mirella + Luis

Lifestyle Session  |  Park Ave – Winter Park, FL  |  May 2017

It’s so great to work with clients who are willing to have a little fun during their session.  It’s also a treat to capture some less than stuffy head shots for professionals in all fields.  Mirella and Luis contacted us to get some updated shots for their new website, and I certainly hope we’ll get to work with them again very soon! Also, how great is downtown Winter Park? 🙂

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Jacquelin

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!

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Mallory & Chris

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!

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Brendan & Brett

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!

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Thanks to my second shooter Katie for being such a great co-pilot and for catching a moment of me! 🙂 

 

 

|  Venue: The Henderson Castle |  Brett’s Bowtie & Pocket Square: Sweet Nothings Designs  |  Second Shooter: Katie of Keaton Creative