{Mommy & Me}

Meet the second love of my life.  As a mother, I find myself behind the camera most of the time.  My husband looked at our refrigerator and saw only pictures of him and Eli and decided that needed to change, so he took me out, I set up the camera for him and he shot away.  We had such a good time playing, tickling, rolling in the grass and just having a wonderful evening!  I hope you enjoy the pictures as much as I enjoy this little boy.

And my favorite of the night…

Thanks for stopping by!

{The Atwoods}

I was fortunate enough to spend the evening with Little Abraham on his birthday!  He was perfect angel!  We started walking into the park and he immediately started smiling at my camera!  It was amazing!  Needless to say, he made my job easy.  Isn’t this just a gorgeous family?!

He claps.  It.is.a.dorable.

He found a great walking stick and carried it around for awhile.

He was on the MOVE!  Such a fast little walker… he definitely kept me on my toes! 🙂

It was great meeting you guys!  Abraham is such an adorable little guy.  Hope the rest of his birthday was fantastic 😀

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{The Bradfords}

When Andy & I were trying to get pregnant for little Eli, I did lots of research.  We decided we wanted to do a natural birth, so  we set off to equip ourselves with all the information and training we needed in order to make that happen.  Enter Rob & Sharon Bradford.  They are Certified Bradley Instructors, and I got in contact with Sharon 6 months before we even got pregnant!  She gave me lots of encouraging words and when we found out we were pregnant, we immediately signed up for their class!  We spent one night a week with the Bradford family for 12 weeks.  We learned all about pregnancy, nutrition, labor and the delivery!  If you’re pregnant and looking for an amazing birth experience, I HIGHLY recommend contacting Rob & Sharon and signing up for their class!!  Anyway, back to their photo shoot… Sharon contacted me and wanted to do a family session so we got it on the calendar and here we are!

We met this morning at Crane Park to do some nature shots.  Jadyn needed a little coercion to give me a smile… TICKLING!

Look at those curls!  She’s such a doll & has the girlie personality to go along with it!

Taye & Jadyn hug on command… too cute!!

When Taye & his daddy (Rob) were posing for the picture, Rob asked him what his favorite food was… Taye’s answer?  “The ones without a lot of sugar?” HA!  What a priceless answer!

Aren’t they just an adorable family?!

We packed up and headed downtown for some shots in front of their church & around town.

Bradford family,  thanks for spending the morning with me!  It was wonderful to have another opportunity to see you!  Hope you enjoy your preview!

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I am now offering new collage prints!

It’s a fun, frame-less way to display your portraits.  They are available in 12×12 1/4″ Foam Board for only $25.  Let me know if you’d like me to create one for you.


These 3 beautiful girls came over to Kalamazoo today for a session.  Aren’t they dolls!?  And I’m lucky enough to be related to them! 😉  Maybe I’m partial… naaah!

Joshlynn is saving for her first camera… she wants to be a photographer!  I think she’ll do a great job!

Aren’t they so sweet?!

Felicity had all sorts of ideas for pictures.  She was quite the little poser!

We decided to get in the fountain at the end of the shoot to cool off 🙂

Thanks for coming over to Kalamazoo today, girls!  I had so much fun with you!  See you soon. 🙂

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{My Little 9 Month Old}

Our little Eli is almost 9 months old already!  I can’t believe how the time has flown!  He is crawling ALL over the place, pulling himself up on EVERYTHING and even walking along the furniture.  I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before I’ll be chasing his toddling little self all over the place 🙂  Since he’s my inspiration for, well, just about everything, I figured It’d be a good idea to go out and do an actual session with him the other day.  This child definitely knows what a camera is & he was the perfect little model!

Thanks for looking! 🙂

{The Clark Family}

Meet the Clarks!

Kaitlyn and Addison are two of the most beautiful little girls, just like their Momma!

Daddy’s definitely going to have his hands full!

Thanks for the opportunity to spend a few hours with you guys!  And thanks for being patient through the rain!  It was a pleasure!