It’s OK to Cry {Family Lifestyle Photography in Spring Lake Michigan}

It’s OK to Cry {Family Lifestyle Photography in Spring Lake Michigan} One of my favorite family photos of all time is a mistake. It’s a picture my father took of my mother, in the twilight of Michigan spring evening, as she hiked with me in a sling to the distant woods behind our old farmhouse to search for morel mushrooms. It’s grainy, ominous and the wind is whipping through our hair, flinging strands over our serious eyes. And it means the […]

A Reflection and a Well Wish for Your 2017

Congratulations to Kristin and Brandon on their engagement and wedding in the fall of 2017! My schedule is beginning to fill up–please contact me soon with your wedding date! A Reflection and a Well Wish for Your 2017 I think I speak for many people when I say that 2016 was a year of surprises. For many folks, some of those twists and turns in the road were unpleasant. We felt joy and pain, lost some inspirational and well-known individuals, and […]

Emotional Moments of 2016

EMOTIONAL MOMENTS OF 2016 When I’m photographing clients, sometimes the emotional moments come unexpectedly. Other times, I know I’m in for it! The photo above was taken during a beautiful and intimate backyard wedding I shot last summer for Erica and Roger, a wonderful couple who were creating a blended family through their commitment. During their ceremony, they included the children in the most lovely way–by writing personalized vows to them, promising to cherish their new family relationship and honor the […]

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