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Amy & Henry

Amy and Henry are a lovely couple with a huge love for the outdoors. Henry, a design engineer, proposed to Amy, an NCAA Compliance Athletic Administrator, on the top of a mountain out west. Some of their favorite things to do include visitingView full post »

Christa and Sam

Christa and Sam are a young, sweet couple who you may remember from their engagement session a while back. It was one of those dramatic, overcast fall days when they tied the knot at their church, Christ the Redeemer in Orion Township. We were soView full post »

Ashley & Craig

It was a humid, overcast day in Detroit when we photographed Ashley and Craig’s engagement session. Ashley, an assistant manager of a bank and Craig, a home remodeler, have a HUGE love for dogs (as photographed below). Not only do theyView full post »


Alexandra is a beautiful, confident and laid-back girl who’s in her senior year at Stoney Creek High School. A member of the varsity tennis team, her teammates describe her as “cool as a cucumber.” Alex loves outdoor activitiesView full post »

Have a Relaxing Thanksgiving

If your lives are anything like ours, then you’re probably ready for a little rest and relaxation. Have a little turkey, a little pie (or a lot of turkey and a lot of pie) enjoy your family and take a nap. On this day of gratitude, food,View full post »

Elizabeth & Bill

It was the perfect, sunny, September day when Elizabeth and Bill said I do at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. The weather was a nice contrast from their rainy day engagement session earlier this year. Both attorneys in Washington DC, many ofView full post »


Alex is a great kid who’s in his senior year at Henry Ford II High School in Sterling Heights. The youngest of three (TWIN older sisters, ha!) Alex loves his car, playing guitar, listening to punk rock, rap and country, dirt-biking,View full post »

Emily’s Senior Portraits

Working with Emily was so much fun. Confident, outgoing, witty and beautiful inside and out, she’s a fantastic girl who people just love to be around! In her senior year at Rochester Adams, Emily is on the track and cross country teams. SheView full post »

Pomante Family Portraits

It was so great hanging out with the fun-loving Pomante family on a beautiful fall day! Two grown daughters and their husbands, three little boys and a new baby on the way made the session a big ball of chaos and laughs. What we really enjoyedView full post »

Clarisse & Ryan

It’s hard to know where to begin in describing this wedding. Clarisse and Ryan (who you may remember from their Christmas-y engagement session last winter) are an amazing, fun-loving, sentimental, and all together incredible couple.View full post »

Couture Bridal Accessories Trunk Show

We are so excited to be a part of an upcoming couture trunk show at The Royal Park Hotel, featuring the fabulous Renee Pawele, designer of Miss USA 2010’s jewelry! This is a small, elegant event for brides-to-be who are interested in seeingView full post »

Meghan Elizabeth

It was an absolute delight to photograph Meghan for her senior portraits. She’s a beautiful, smart, quirky and tomboy-ish girl with a great sense of humor and a lot of love. Growing up in Royal Oak, it’s easy to see why Meghan is soView full post »