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Photo Styling Tips and Tricks for Couples

    All good portrait sessions take preparation. Here are a few quick tips for making sure your engagement or couples portraits look great.  First of all make sure your both of you get a good night’s sleep. Everyone looks and feels better when they are well rested and this shows through in the final […]

Chris and Emily Engagement Session in Grand Rapids, Michigan

I had a great time photographing Chris and Emily’s engagement session in Grand Rapids, Michigan in early November. Here are my favorite images from the session.

Clare’s 515 Gallery presents “Wonderful Life” – Miniature Exhibit

  “The 515 Gallery of downtown Clare is excited to be exhibiting over 45 incredible artists in the upcoming “Wonderful Life”- Miniature Exhibit, with opening reception & silent auction sales on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. Inspired by the famous 1940’s movie, a small town gathers together to create Christmas magic by caring […]

Photo Styling Tips and Tricks for Pets

    All good portrait sessions take preparation. Here are a few quick tips for making sure your children’s and family portraits look great.  First of all make sure your pets have been bathed and groomed before the shoot. This shows through in the final images. Also trying to schedule the shoot for a less stressful […]

Teeples Wedding in Greenville, Michigan

My second shooter Nikki Robinson and I had a great time photographing the Teeples wedding in Greenville, Michigan in early November. Here are my favorite images from the wedding.

Headshot Day at the Energize Workspace on November 21st 2017

“Can you count the pixels of your current facebook photo on one hand? Are you in need of a new headshot for your startup or business profile? Does your whole staff need business headshots to update your look? We got you covered! We are thrilled to be hosting one of Michigan’s best portrait photographers to […]

Myers Family Portrait in Shepherd, Michigan

I had a great time photographing the Myers’ family portraits in Shepherd, Michigan in late October. Here are my favorite images from the session.

What to bring to an Engagement Portrait Session

  The best portrait sessions take a great deal of planning and preparation. This is why I meet with all clients either in person or over FaceTime prior to the session for a pre-session consultation.  Here is a quite checklist for what to bring to your engagement portrait session. Multiple changes of cloth. A combination […]

Owens Family Portrait in Midland, Michigan

I had a great time photographing the Owens’ family portraits in Midland, Michigan in late October Here are my favorite images from the session.

Location Recommendations: Ludington, Michigan

    This is the sixth of a series of blog posts showcasing the various locations I recommend for portrait session around Michigan. One of the most beautiful places I’ve gotten to photograph in Michigan is Ludington. The two areas I recommend having sessions at in Ludington are the North Breakwater Lighthouse at 9028 W Park […]