I’m not sure I could have possibly had more fun than I did photographing this family.
Having two brothers myself, I know when they pick on you — it’s because you are close. Not because they hate you.

These two are so funny together and crack jokes left and right. You can just tell they’ve always been tight.

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I have decided that every photo session needs a portrait of each person.
How many times do you have someone just take a photo of you?

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Love the hot red lips, not many can pull it off. She can.

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Thank you, Benore Family, for such a fun afternoon and sore cheeks from laughter.


I snapped a few photos of my newest niece (and her big brother and sister) at our family cottage a few weeks ago.
She’s such a tiny peanut, and so adorable.

(little stinker wiggled out of my swaddle faster than I could move!)

How sweet is this!!???


My nieces and I had a blast running around downtown finding the best spot.
It has been so much fun photographing them over the last 1o years and watching them grow.

(I did not pose them like this, they just love that much)

If you noticed, they were barefoot the whole session until these outfits.

They LOVE Justice clothes. That store gives me a headache just walking by…so :bright:

Their shoes were so distracting I made them take them off, much to Cami’s chagrin.


This fun family of boys and their gorgeous mama/wife
(mom is seriously outnumbered by big tough guys)
braved the chilly fall morning to play some ball and goof around
outside at grammy and grandpas house.

I couldn’t get over how adorable
(I mean handsome and manly)
the boys looked in their jean jackets!

(Mom! He’s squishing me! Watch it, “big” brother…I’m on track to be taller than you…)

(what? I gave him a warning)


For the past three years I’ve been thrilled to photograph our friends, the Mays,
and watch this preppy blonde boy grow up to be a handsome little man.

We met at the park in Milan and had a nice quiet evening to grab some fun bridge shots.


Grand Rapids hosted the Merrell Naked Foot 5k this Sunday.
A beautiful day, a fun event, and donations to a great cause.
Runners could bring in a gently used pair of shoes to donate to Soles4Souls®.
Soles4Souls® is a Nashville-based charity that collects and delivers shoes
to people in need all over the world.

The run was all about having fun and feeling free.
Though called “naked”, runners could wear shoes but could also get some
tips and training advice if they wanted to try the race barefoot.

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I just have to share more of this sweet little face.
Her expressions are priceless.

I went a little nuts with the balloon shots but they’re just. so. fun.

You can’t help smiling when you see her grin.


July in Michigan is finicky. The weather can be 70, or 100.
Unfortunately for Will, a Saline senior with patches up and down his WOOL varsity jacket,
it was 90 before noon. Brutal.

He took it like a man, (anything for mom, right Will?) and we got some great shots.

(while walking through downtown Saline I saw this stairwell. I love great finds like this.)

This guy breathes rugby.

How cool is this wall.

I asked Will what the Iron Man patch was for on his jacket.
It’s for not missing one practice or game.
That. Is. Dedication.

Thanks for melting putting up with me in the heat, Will.
Hope these make it worth it!


A few more shots from Susanna & Jeff’s wedding.

See it? That is happiness.

Susanna and her sisters. I have brothers, so I’ve always been curious of the sisterhood bond.
These 4 definitely have that bond. (And some good genes! Beauties.)

Her newest sister and adds in a little blonde/blue eyed beauty!

Jeff is a farmer in Australia, how cute is his grooms cake…it even had a John Deere on it!)

The clever and cute table cards.


Rain, Rain Go Away

June 22, 2011

Some days mother nature just isn’t in a good mood. Unfortunately this day was one of them. (rain seems to be a re-occurring theme with me) We did the best with what we had and these little ones are so cute that even a dark rainy day can’t dull these shiny, happy kiddos!! (and their […]

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