Birthday Flowers {Ann Arbor, Mi Photographer}

My birthday was this past week, and my friends and family know me well. They surprised me with cheerful bouquets of sunflowers and gerber daisies. The flowers have been so beautiful to look at on my dining room table; and when I noticed the petals were starting to look a little less vibrant, I decided […] OPEN POST

5 on 5 April: A Day in My Life {Ann Arbor, Mi Child Lifestyle Photographer}

I have joined a group of inspiring and talented photographers from around the world in a blog circle. Our goal is to post 5 photos on the 5th of every month for a year. This past month, the kiddos and I still spent most of our day indoors. Fortunately, we have a lot of toys […] OPEN POST

Sweet Baby Girl ~ 13 days new {Ann Arbor Baby Photographer & Newborn Photography}

I had a wonderful Sunday morning with this new family of three at our newborn session¬†in Ann Arbor. This sweet little girl is so loved, and she was the perfect little model. She was wide awake for most of my time there and barely cried. I love doing lifestyle newborn sessions, because I get to […] OPEN POST

5 on 5: A Day in My Life {Ann Arbor, Mi |Child Lifestyle Photographer}

I have joined a group of inspiring and talented photographers from around the world in a blog circle. Our goal is to post 5 photos on the 5th of every month. We decided to keep our theme open ended so each photographer can create her own challenge. For March, I decided to share a bit […] OPEN POST

Ben is One! {Metro Detroit, Mi | Child Photographer}

Baby’s first year is a milestone for baby and mom & dad. This little guy is not so little anymore. I first met him a few months ago for a holiday session, and he happily sat down on my backdrop and smiled away for the camera. This time was a little different: he was still […] OPEN POST

25 Days of Christmas (2013) {Ann Arbor, Michigan Child & Family Photography}

One of my fondest Christmas memories from childhood was the anticipation of counting down to Christmas with our advent calendar. I wanted to start the tradition with my own kids this year, and when I was invited to join an amazing group of women photographers in a group called “25 Days of Christmas”, I was […] OPEN POST

How to use your DSLR to take pictures of your Christmas Lights: Bokeh, Blur, & Starburst

I must confess, I put our tree up early in order to be able to take cool pictures of it and achieve some pretty cool bokeh (blurry background). This is my first Christmas shooting manual mode, and I couldn’t wait to play! 1. (the bokeh) If you have a DSLR camera, turn the dial to […] OPEN POST

Ben: Holiday Mini-Session {Metro Detroit Child Photographer}

This little guy was the perfect model. I had so much fun taking his holiday pictures! OPEN POST

The Arb: A Family Mini-Session {Ann Arbor, Michigan Family Photography | Ann Arbor, MI Child Photographer}

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” William Cullen Bryant. Almost 50 degree weather mid November, smiley energetic boys, and a couple of wonderful parents made my last fall family session for the year an awesome experience. OPEN POST
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