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Katelyn is my latest Hastings High School grad-to-be, and we had a blast at her colorful downtown senior session! From bold earrings to vibrant murals, we had fun pops of color throughout the entire shoot. I just loved Katelyn’s style! Since her very first e-mail, I’ve been looking forward to working with her. She radiates […]

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I adore horses. I definitely did not grow up in the country or around horses, so I’m not sure where my love of them came from. Despite my urban upbringing, I would love to have my very own horse someday. I’ve always thought that not only did I grow up in the wrong era, but […]

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This past weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting Katie and her parents for her downtown Grand Rapids senior session! Katie will be a senior at Hastings High School this fall. She hasn’t completely decided what she would like to do post-graduation yet, but I think she should seriously consider photography! She definitely has an […]

I say this a lot…. but it’s a fact that I have the very best clients. Taylor and Jason are certainly no exception. These two are a couple of the kindest, most down-to-earth people; it’s so nice having clients with whom you feel like you could be great friends. I had a hunch they would […]

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Two words: baby fever. If you don’t have it now, you might by the end of this post. Meeting Miss Colbey for her adorable “fresh 48” newborn session certainly renewed my case of baby fever! Seriously, though, she is an absolute doll. And how cute is her name?! I can’t believe her mommy and daddy’s […]

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We all know I love photographing weddings, but my second love in the photography world is senior portraits. This stylish downtown senior session gives me all the heart eyes! Maybe it’s pure nostalgia or maybe I just feed off of the excitement of my clients, but senior sessions totally feed my creative spirit. The hour […]

Sixty. That’s how many beautiful years of marriage Chuck and Chris celebrated on May 29th. I have to admit, it’s tough to wrap my mind around that; sixty years is twice my lifetime! It was an honor to have been chosen to capture their beautiful anniversary party at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Perfect […]

It’s been a long winter here in Michigan, and to say I’ve missed shooting during that slower season is an understatement! Last weekend I had the opportunity to second shoot a wedding. We had a blast, but all that did was make me want more photography in my life. I can’t wait for this season […]

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If you saw my last post, you know that I recently turned thirty. To celebrate, my boyfriend and I planned a wonderful Caribbean cruise getaway with one of my best girlfriends and her guy. And what perfect timing, with all this nasty winter weather we’ve been having here in the Midwest! We went back and […]

POSTED IN: Personal

Thirty, flirty, and thriving. I was fifteen when the movie 13 Going on 30 came out in 2004. (Does that make anyone else feel old?!) Basically the perfect age to completely relate to the main character and the entire premise of the movie. If you haven’t seen it, it’s about a young teenage girl who […]

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