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Introducing Benjamin

It was lovely to photograph this handsome little man on a fine winter’s morn. Welcome to the world, sweet Benjamin! You are so sweet and sleepy and adorable. I’ve had fun documenting your big sis over the past few years and I’mView full post »


This is the sixth consecutive year that I’ve photographed this sweet girl. Here’s a recap of the lovely Ainslie over the years: age 3, age 4, age 5, age 6, age 7 and here we are at age 8. You don’t realize how much kids grow andView full post »

Evelyn: 12 Months

I can hardly believe this sweet muffin is 1 already!! You may remember sweet Evelyn from her newborn, 3 month, and 9 month sessions. It was a chilly, but sunny day for her 1 year photos and I had so much fun shooting these! Amy and Henry: IView full post »

Introducing Samantha

I just love this little peanut!!! You may remember her lovely parents, Julie and Tyler, from their wedding a few years ago. Here we are again, this time with a beautiful baby girl, Samantha. She is a true miracle baby and I’m so happy to beView full post »

Emily and Michael

These two are just about as kind and welcoming as they come. It was such a lovely day being alongside Emily and Michael for their University of Michigan Museum of Art wedding. There were so many lovely details, wonderfully coordinated by 23ElevenView full post »

Lucas is 1!

This little peanut is so cute I cannot even stand it. Seriously, cannot. stand. it. You might remember him from his newborn and 6 month sessions. For his big birthday, we had so much fun shooting at a Christmas tree farm and it was simplyView full post »

The Coubrough Fam

It was really great to hang out with Coubroughs one fine, November morning to document their loving bunch. It was fun to do a true lifestyle session and capture the small, fleeting moments between everyone, documenting things as they unfolded.View full post »

The LeClercq Fam

I love this darling family. We go way, way back, back to when Sarah and Bob were engaged, then to their wedding, and then to all of their lovely family sessions that followed. It is always such a joy to photograph these guys. This time wasView full post »

The McGrath Fam

This family could not be more adorable. You may remember these guys from their family session a few years ago. Shortly after that, they found out they were expecting a scrumptious #5! It was a hilarious, chaotic, big, beautiful mess photographingView full post »

Avery & Harlow: 12 Months

Yet another baby’s first year has flown by. THESE TWO insanely adorable, scrumptious, sweet muffins are a year old already!! It honestly feels like I was shooting their first session ten seconds ago, along with their 6 month and 9 monthView full post »

Matthew: 12 Months

Sweet little Matthew is one already!! His first year went so fast. You may remember his mama’s maternity session, followed by the newborn and 6 month sessions. Natalie and Andrew: It has been such a pleasure, again, to work with you all!View full post »

Lynzi & Chris

This was such a lovely backyard wedding! Lynzi and Chris had perfect weather for their beautiful day. Chris looked incredibly dapper and Lynzi, just breathtakingly stunning. They have twin 18 month old girls and a 3-year old boy…so we haveView full post »