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When I'm not photographing you, I'll be writing all about our time spent together. All the real moments told in a natural and authentic way. And pictures to go with the story.

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Welcome to the blog

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You may already have a particular photographer on your mind you really want. You have seen their work. Love their style. They photographed a friend’s wedding and you loved their pictures. However, you haven’t yet met them and have no idea who they really are and what kind of personality they have. So before you […]

Are they the one?

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One part of a wedding day that gives a bride and groom so much anxiety are family formal pictures. To be honest, they aren’t my favorite part of a wedding day either! They can typically go two ways: quickly, organized, smoothly OR rushed, unorganized, ending with family members angry and/or stressed. Then there’s me; a […]

tips for stress free formal pictures on your wedding day

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1. It’s gonna fly by in a blink of an eye. I probably don’t have to remind you about this. For the past year you have been planning your wedding day like a mad woman! So not only has your sweet aunt Suzi told you this a dozen plus times but also your cousin Jenny […]

5 things I wish brides knew about on their wedding day

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Northern Michigan has had a brutal winter but it hasn’t stopped me and my cute couples from meeting up for engagement sessions. For Megan and Schroeder they braved the cold and snow and were 100% adorable the entire time we were together. We began pictures at Megan’s grandparent’s farm, stomping through 2 foot snow banks, […]

megan + schroeder | northern michigan winter engagement session

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Meet Emma. A soon to be graduate from Alpena High School! With only a few months left of school I can’t believe how quickly time has passed since I met up with this sweet young lady for her senior portrait session. Emma has a bit of a love for photography so when she contacted me […]

emma | northern michigan senior portrait session

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When I first began my photography journey it was all about taking pictures of everything. People, places and animals. I began with taking any opportunity thrown at me. Newborns, in studio corporate headshots, weddings, real estate, product photography, high school seniors, sports team pictures and family sessions. I was a photographer after all. I had […]

My reason for finding my niche

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When we first scheduled their engagement session we were hoping for a snowy backdrop because at the time December wasn’t showing up for winter. And lack of snow there of. But just before their engagement session date we were blessed with a wintery blast of snowfall! However, we weren’t expecting the bitter cold temperatures it […]

Jennifer + Kevin | A cold & snowy engagement session

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Did you know one of my favorite places to travel to in Michigan is Mackinac Island? If you have taken the ferry to this amazing island, breathed in smells of it’s world famous fudge(and hopefully ate some!), took a carriage tour or rented bikes to explore the island, stood before the Grand Hotel and walked […]

Mackinac Island | Senior Portrait Sessions

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I had some of the best high school seniors to photograph last summer. I think what I enjoyed the most were how each of them wanted pictures to show their uniqueness. Their personality. What they’re about! For Garrett, he really wanted a simple backdrop for pictures, yet showing his appreciation for where he has grown […]

Senior Sunday | Garrett | Class of 2019

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How adorable is this girl? Let me rephrase that. How gorgeous is this young lady? Meet Kendayl. Class of 2019. Her radiating smile, beautiful, long hair, genuine personality combined with such a gracious attitude. She’s amazing. When we met for her session we started at a nearby church in downtown Alpena which offers so many […]

Senior Sunday | Kendayl | Class of 2019

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