...speaking of Michigan summers, I got to kick my summer off with an engagement session for an old high school friend and her wonderful man on Memorial Day weekend in Grand Haven! How perfect is that?! Meet Matt&Erin. I really, really like these two. From the moment we started taking photos, they were laughing and full of joy. Whether that was from the nervousness...

...while there is much I could say to tell of their love, my favorite part of the story was hearing Tara talk about how surely and lovingly Jamie stepped into the role of not only lover to Tara, but also a father figure to Tara’s daughter, Claudia. He knew when he stepped into the commitment of this relationship, it was a two for one kinda deal. Which not only was...

You know you have something real and good when you meet with someone for a couple hours and you are left a better person. So as you can imagine, spending the entire day with them on their wedding was a true gift. We were there as guests – with the added bonus of getting to photograph the celebration. We got front row seats (well, I did, Drew was a ninja) to see...

Well over a year ago, I got a phone call from a dear old friend. Who, as you have probably guessed by your astute powers of deduction, is a wonderful lady named Danielle! She shared with sweet excitement about the absolute love of her life that she’d recently become engaged to, a hunk of a man named TJ. :) It was such a true joy to hear about the proposal, and...

For those of you who don’t know, I spend a portion of my week with these two handsome little guys. And oh, what an incredible blessing it is! Since I got pretty sappy last year, I’ll try and take a different approach this year. Since I know a bit more about them all, I’ll share some of my favorite things I’ve learned about them!

One of my absolute favorite things to do now is to photograph families with children! I love the dynamic, the energy, the complete chaos! My time with the beautiful Philpot family was no exception. Actually, they’re gonna be a tough act to beat! Their children truly are as beautiful inside as they are out, and Jamie and Rob are stellar parents. You can just tell...

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