3 Ways to Take Better Photos of 1 Year Olds

I talked about how to master photographing kids but one year olds are their own unique group that can require some different needs. Sometimes they’re walking by then but nonverbal, other times they’re only crawling… it can be difficult to have them stay in one place and listen to your guidance from the camera but…

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Dressing for a Photoshoot

I’ve photographed many families, and couples and I often get asked about what they should or shouldn’t wear for their session. I’ve seen the good, bad, and everything in between and here are my do’s and don’ts. do: wear layers and textures – This is a simple way to add depth and richness to the…

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Our Summer 2020 Bucket List

With crazy things going on right now, it makes me feel better to look forward to summer, warm weather, and the things we’d like to do with our family so here goes our summer bucket list in Michigan. Beach Picnic at LakeTown Visit the Detroit Zoo Make tie dye shirts PaddleBoard Glenn Lake Drink Sangria…

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A Quick Guide to Traveling Grand Cayman with a Baby

One of the things I love about Grand Cayman is how quiet and family oriented it is. This makes it really nice and easy to get around with a baby. We have a 1o month old and wanted to ensure she could have fun, enjoy the food, relax, keep up with her nap schedule, and…

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3 Amazing Tools for Printing Your Photos

I know from personal experience how easy it is for our camera rolls and social media accounts to become a dumping ground of images and to me as a mom, wife, and photographer I felt that my camera roll and social media accounts didn’t count as memorable scrap books so I started printing my photos…

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5 Ways to Master Photographing Your Kids

Photographing our kids can be so tricky! They have short attention spans, they move so fast, and they’re teeny short emotional little creatures who want to do their own thing. But here’s what worked for us when it comes to photographing kids like a pro:   Get on Their Level Whether you’re in the photo…

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Ian & Amy | Chicago

I’ve known Amy and Ian since Amy and I met as strangers and roommates in college. It’s been such a joy to watch their relationship progress from high school sweethearts to an engaged couple. Chicago is where Ian went to school and a part of their long distance relationship so it was really special to…

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Amsale Bridesmaids Dresses

On a beautifully toasty day in Grand Rapids, we took pictures of these three BFF’s in Amsale Bridesmaids dresses from Bianka Bridal. The three have been friends for years and it was so fun to capture them as real life Princesses. My friend Alexa from Team Heimburger is a hair and makeup artist and did…

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Byron & Kyoko | Holland Michigan

Byron and Kyoko were so sweet to capture. This day was such a hot and muggy day in Holland but the two of them were so sweet. Their love was so natural and fun. I think it’s obvious in these photos the true love and closeness they experience with each other.  

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Holland

When you meet Chris and Alexa, you learn very quickly how authentic they are. They’re honest about their lives and are intentionally real with everyone they encounter. Once you spend a few minutes with them, you realize how hilarious you are. In front of the camera, these two were quick and hilarious, and simply adorable.

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