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Have I mentioned before how much I love senior sessions? I especially love this senior session! Noah, here, happens to be a cousin of mine, and I think everyone is pretty much in agreement that we can’t believe he’s already a senior. It wasn’t that long ago I was photographing his older sister’s grad photos! […]

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I. Love. Details. Wedding day details are what make each wedding day unique. A lot of time and planning goes into each and every part of a wedding day, and one of my favorite parts of being a wedding photographer is capturing all of those personalized details. I recently second-shot a wedding for my good […]

Meggan and Brent have been planning their October 2019 barn wedding for quite a while now, and I was so excited when they chose me to be the one to document their big day! I adore all things rustic and these two fit that definition perfectly. They have an adorable home out in the country […]

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I recently got to second shoot for my friend Sam, and my oh my was it a beautiful day! It just so happened to be the first day of fall, and Michigan delivered the most perfect weather. We couldn’t have been more excited to spend a day out on the lakeshore in St. Joseph with […]

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I have to start this post by saying I meet the very best people while working on this fun business of mine. Rachel and Dino are no exception! I actually met these two last fall when I had the honor of photographing Brianne and Ryan’s wedding, where Rachel was a bridesmaid, and was really excited […]

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This weekend I had a break between weddings, and had the pleasure of shooting an amazing downtown Grand Rapids senior session! Erin was such a blast to shoot, and reaffirmed why I love high school senior sessions so much. It’s such an exciting time, and you can feel that excitement throughout the entire shoot. Erin […]

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Renae and Jason are just the sweetest! I knew from the minute I met them at their engagement session and we starting chatting about the rustic wedding day they were planning that it was going to be absolutely gorgeous. And they didn’t disappoint! Post Family Farm was the perfect backdrop for these two to tie […]

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I don’t even know where to begin when describing what an honor it was to photograph Katie and Brad’s big day. I met Katie via her cousin, who is a fellow photographer, and was instantly excited to work with her. She is the kind of person you are just drawn to – kind, bubbly, beautiful […]

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I cannot believe June has come and gone, which means Mara and Jordan’s wedding was already one year ago! To celebrate their first anniversary, we had a mini anniversary session, and let me tell you, I absolutely love having these two in front of my lens! Perfection. Every time. Happy anniversary, you two! Cheers to […]

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I’m so excited to share this session! Over the last few years, I have transitioned mostly into wedding photography, but I absolutely adore the opportunity to photograph seniors! Claire, you are absolutely stunning and made this session SO easy. Have an amazing senior year; it will go quickly!! Enjoy some of my [many!] favorites!

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