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Nolan: 1 Year Session

Nolan is the happiest baby this side of the Mississippi. Of course, it’s obvious why he’s such a happy camper. He is so very loved by his family and his mama and grandma are just about the most smiley, optimistic people you could everView full post »

The Gill Family

Few things are better than being at the lake house in the summer. It was an absolute blast to work with this big, happy family again. The kids are SO adorable and we couldn’t have asked for a prettier night to shoot. Gill Fam!! You guysView full post »

Jonathan & Rachel

There was so much of everything at Jonathan and Rachel’s wedding (who you may remember from their engagement session.) SO MUCH beauty. So much goodness. So many emotions. So much love. There so much to document throughout their day, it wasView full post »

Theo: 6 Months

This scrumptious muffin is six months old already!! You may remember him from his newborn session this past winter. Theo is the happiest baby on the block. I love these guys!! Everyone pictured here is awesome: mom, dad, baby, doggy. We had aView full post »

Paige & Michael

It was fun doing an impromptu mini-engagement session for these two cuties. Paige and Michael are lovely, genuine and kind people and we are so looking forward to their northern Michigan wedding later this summer. More details to come soon :) ForView full post »

Evelyn: 6 Months

This peaches n’ cream cutie is getting more scrumptious by the month! You may remember Lil Miss Evelyn from her newborn and 3 month sessions. Time, once again, races ahead and here we are at 6 months old already! We were able to snag aView full post »

Reese: 8 Months

Winters around here are rough. Even more challenging are the springs that feel like winter. So we decided to make our own spring and headed to a lovely greenhouse for this session. Little Miss Reese is SCRUMPTIOUS. (You may remember her from herView full post »

Axel: 3 Months

This little stud muffin continues to get cuter and cuter! You may remember him from his newborn session at Christmas. I had a lovely time hanging out with him and his mama, not to mention his sweet puppers. It was a sunny morning and we were ableView full post »

Audrey: 3 Months

This sweet little darling is growing so fast! It seems like in an instant that we’ve gone from in utero to newborn and now three months! I love the this stage where they start smiling and cooing…it makes my heart skip a few beats and IView full post »

Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah

I adore this family. Three years ago, Jacob’s mom Joanna booked us for this event and it’s been amazing to get to know the entire bunch: grandmas, grandpas, aunts, uncles, cousins…and they are all simply lovely people. What IView full post »

Ava: 1 Year

I can hardly believe this sweet girl is one already! I feel like we just did her newborn session ten seconds ago, followed by her six month session. It’s been an amazing first year with little Ava. Amanda and Chris: You were amazingView full post »


I love my annual winter sessions with Ainslie. This sweet girl just keeps getting more and more beautiful with each year. You may remember her from previous sessions (last year, 2014, 2013.) She is such a doll and I always look forward to workingView full post »