Sarah + Derek | A Northern Michigan Wedding

I couldn’t have asked for a better start to my wedding season this past weekend! For Sarah and Derek their wedding ceremony was held at the Presque Isle Lodge near Grand Lake with a reception at the Fletcher Street Depot in Alpena, Michigan. They had perfect weather, so many friends and family celebrating with them […]

May 30, 2018

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Sarah + Derek | A Northern Michigan Wedding

I couldn’t have asked for a better start to my wedding season this past weekend! For Sarah and Derek their wedding ceremony was held at the Presque Isle Lodge near Grand Lake with a reception at the Fletcher Street Depot in Alpena, Michigan. They had perfect weather, so many friends and family celebrating with them […]

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May 30, 2018

Senior Sunday with Marissa ~ Class of 2018

Good morning from Amy’s sister! I am taking over the blog today to share photos from a fun senior session I did late last summer with the stunning Marissa. But first, a little about me! Raised in Alpena, I moved to the St. Johns area (north of Lansing) in 1992 where I raised the greatest […]

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May 6, 2018

Senior Sunday with Sam ~ Class of 2018

Actress. Musician. Artist. This girl here, she is so very talented and I 100% foresee her going on to do big and amazing things! Say hello this blue-eyed beauty who rocks red lipstick like no other! Sam has a long list of roles she has played in our town’s local theater! I first remember seeing […]

Apr 8, 2018

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Senior Sunday with Sam ~ Class of 2018

Actress. Musician. Artist. This girl here, she is so very talented and I 100% foresee her going on to do big and amazing things! Say hello this blue-eyed beauty who rocks red lipstick like no other! Sam has a long list of roles she has played in our town’s local theater! I first remember seeing […]

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Apr 8, 2018

Senior Sunday with Hannah~ Class of 2018

When you first meet Hannah you are instantly drawn in by her beautiful smile, gorgeous long hair and lovely smile. She has an amazing style and to me, confident in herself and full of heart. I met with Hannah and her mom along with high school best friend who also joined us. Hannah had her […]

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Mar 25, 2018

Miss Sunrise Side Studio Session

I’ve been a sponsor and lead photographer for the Miss Sunrise Side Scholarship Pageant for two years now and I am continually amazed at how amazing this program is for young women. This pageant is a local preliminary to the Miss America Pageant. Pageant winners from state scholarship programs compete for the title of Miss […]

Mar 18, 2018

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Miss Sunrise Side Studio Session

I’ve been a sponsor and lead photographer for the Miss Sunrise Side Scholarship Pageant for two years now and I am continually amazed at how amazing this program is for young women. This pageant is a local preliminary to the Miss America Pageant. Pageant winners from state scholarship programs compete for the title of Miss […]

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Mar 18, 2018

Bride Tip: Try on your dress before your wedding day!

A big part of creating a blog with my website was to of course showcase my work but really to offer tips, suggestions and guidance to my clients. And for my AEbrides I absolutely want to serve them the best I can and not just by photographing their wedding day! I want to be a […]

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Mar 12, 2018

Senior Sunday with Alayna ~ Class of 2018

Alayna’s morning session was filled with gorgeous sunlight. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day! Alayna and her mom brought some great ideas for locations to her senior portrait session. As her session drew closer we discussed some options, one being her grandparent’s farm. And another spot we lucked out on! We met […]

Mar 11, 2018

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Senior Sunday with Alayna ~ Class of 2018

Alayna’s morning session was filled with gorgeous sunlight. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day! Alayna and her mom brought some great ideas for locations to her senior portrait session. As her session drew closer we discussed some options, one being her grandparent’s farm. And another spot we lucked out on! We met […]

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Mar 11, 2018

Nicole + Mike | Winter Engagement Session

I met with Nicole and Mike just before Christmas for their engagement session. They had recently purchased an adorable little hobby farm, perfect for Nicole’s horses! Their horse barn was the focal point for their pictures and clearly you can see why. It provided such a perfect backdrop for them! This barn has so much […]

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Mar 6, 2018

Sativa | Class of 2018

I was in touch with Sativa and her mom during the weeks leading up to her senior portrait session about locations for her pictures. When her day arrived the weather caused us to reschedule for another date. She wanted pictures with flowers full of blooms and color. However her new session date was nearing the […]

Mar 4, 2018

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Sativa | Class of 2018

I was in touch with Sativa and her mom during the weeks leading up to her senior portrait session about locations for her pictures. When her day arrived the weather caused us to reschedule for another date. She wanted pictures with flowers full of blooms and color. However her new session date was nearing the […]

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Mar 4, 2018

Boho Inspired Photoshoot

Sometimes a vision comes to one’s mind and it can turn into quite an amazing thing! That is exactly what happened when two creatives reached out to me a month ago with ideas to put together a stylized photoshoot. The theme? Boho inspired! It’s true Bohemian style has been around for years but is growing […]

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for brides, senior portraits, wedding

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Feb 25, 2018