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  • E Family Apple Orchard Session
    It was an honor to be part of Ben’s first ever trip to an apple orchard. And, at only 10 … Read more
  • Women’s Conference
    Did you know that Roots covers events? It’s true! Recently I photographed the Freedom, Love, and Restoration Women’s Conference in … Read more
  • O Family Hayride
    I loved working with these two sisters at their hayride session But, when doing a sibling session, we mustn’t discriminate. … Read more
  • U Family Hayride Session
    Say hello to this gourd-geous family! This sweet little lady is the pick of the patch! And can we just … Read more
  • M Family Maternity Session
    When two CMU Chippewas fall in love, you’re bound to end up with a little baby Chip ❤️💛 Sara and … Read more
  • B Family Session
    Here is a PERFECT example of Instagram vs. Reality But honestly, I think reality is waayyyy more fun 🙂 We … Read more
  • B Family Hayride
    These kids were super pumped about getting their picture taken on the tractor. I don’t think they wanted to get … Read more
  • Pumpkin On The Way!
    This hayride session doubled perfectly as an adorable maternity session Melissa and Alex are so exited to welcome their first … Read more
  • Will You Marry Me?
    Spoiler Alert: She Said Yes! Nick popped the question in the Central Michigan University Greenhouse. These two lovebirds met at … Read more
  • Construction Mini
    This kids’ #1 favorite thing about this session was the BIG TIRES Seconded only by the BUCKET Fun fact: this … Read more
  • S Family Session
    This session was an extra-special one because it was done at the clients’ home! When you do an at-home session … Read more
  • Back to School!
    These two ladies are starting 1st grade off the right way! With some fresh new photos! Virtual learning is new … Read more
  • H Family Golden Hour Mini
    This family brought a lot of energy to their Golden Hour Mini! And they channeled it masterfully into these beautiful … Read more
  • G Family Session
    When you book a family session with me you get your classic mantelpiece family photos: But I’m also dedicated to … Read more
  • First Communion
    One word: Angelic Taking pictures in your First Communion Suit in 80 degree weather takes moxie. Taking pictures in your … Read more
  • B Family Tractor Mini
    The tractor mini sessions are some of my favorite sessions <3 Not only do the families get a unique set … Read more
  • Lenix and Liam Siblings Session
    Liam here was a total natural in front of the camera! Lenix, on the other hand, was a kiddo ON … Read more
  • Mommy and Me
    These two were so sweet and so cute together And Rylin really knew how to strike a pose! And, as … Read more
  • Corinne Turns ONE!
    This little lady was an absolute peach to work with! She settled into her rocking chair quick but she made … Read more
  • Graduation at CMU
    Graduations looks a little different in 2020. There are no graduation ceremonies, there are no graduation parties, but there ARE … Read more
  • Pet Session – Hopper
    Love is a four-legged word <3 And this little buddy named Hopper is living proof of that! This sweet baby … Read more
  • Graduation – Dr. Gibson
    Who run the world?! STRONG WOMEN WHO FOLLOW THEIR DREAMS Congratulations to Dr. Gibson on her graduation from Michigan State … Read more
  • Corinne & Carl Engagement Session
    I have an announcement: engagement sessions are my new favorite thing and it is 100% because of these two! So … Read more
  • R Family Front Porch Mini
    Front Porch Mini Sessions are a great way to get some quick family photos to update your picture frames. It’s … Read more
  • B Family Watermelon Smash
    Summer + Watermelon + Four Adorable Children = Best Day EVER It was a good thing they all came hungry … Read more
  • Holly and Nissu
    This pupper was READY for her close up! Sometimes a little too close! If the photographer is on the ground … Read more
  • W Family Mini Session
    This fun-loving family did great with the traditional poses…. … but was exited to get to the goofy shots pretty … Read more