Wednesday, December 16, 2015

David and Izzy's wedding.

A wedding in late November can be particularly challenging, not only for the bride and groom, but the photographer as well.  The unusually warm fall we've had finally gave way on Black Friday as David and Izabel tied the knot at San Francesco Church. Cold winds, rain and seasonably appropriate temperatures were in full force!  Surprisingly, that did little to stop these two from having a little fun outside in their wedding attire! Throughout the outdoor photo session, I had to remind them (and myself) how important it was to get some outside for the memories.

Well, it totally paid off! The outdoor portraits are some of my favorite because they're so not typical. I'll be honest... it was all David and Izabel.  They're an energetic and fun couple willing to do what it takes to get the job done.... all with a smile on their faces!

Afterwards, their reception was held at the beautiful and scenic Cherry Creek Golf Club.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

A tribute and lesson.

Often times, I post personal stories and reflect on my life using this blog as an outlet.  It's because my photography business is just a small part of who I am as a person.  This is one of those posts.

His brothers and sisters called him Billy. His friends called him Bill. We called him Dad. On the morning of December 3rd, 2015 at 10:31 am, he took his last breath while we held his hands, hugged him and said all the things we wished we would've said more when he was able to listen and speak.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Premium 4x8 Christmas cards now available!

Out with the old and in with the new.  The 4x8 greeting cards I offer have now gone premium!  These come in packs of 20, 50 or 100 and include envelopes for stress-free holiday greetings.  There are many designs to choose from and come in 3 different finishes: Matte, felt and pearl.
  • Matte: At 110# paper weight, matte finish has a more traditional feel and appearance for excellent photo reproduction.
  • Felt: Ultra bright white 100# paper that will make your cards pop!
  • Pearl: This unique, 98# paper has a pearlescent finish with a smooth feel.  Definitely the most premium of the bunch!
Visit your gallery today and choose Create a Card from the pop-up menu to start your order.  Happy holidays!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Logan turns 3!

Logan turns 3 for our fall photo session.  He's already got the GQ smile nailed and it's sure to be a hit with the ladies once he starts preschool.

Below are my favorite photos of the little man:

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Making apple cider.

This morning we met at my uncle's house to make apple cider using his rebuilt apple press.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Cameron and Alyssa.

These 2 kids had the best energy for their fall photos!  We met in Mt. Clemens for a fun, silly, semi-serious-but-not-really-serious session and they did great.

They laughed and played through the session and I'm not quite sure they knew I was actually taking their photos.  It was totally a win-win session: Easy for them and easy for me.

The supermoon eclipse from Southeast Michigan.

I was a little toddler when the last supermoon lunar eclipse occurred in 1982, so I have no recollection of it.  According to astronomers, the next one won't happen until 2033!  That's exactly why I made sure to see it in all it's glory last night.

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And it was super cool!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Current Sale: Get 15% off any print order!

From now until the end of fall, save 15% on any print order by entering FALL15 at checkout! This deal includes loose and mounted prints, wrapped canvas, standout mounts and merchandise like photo mugs, buttons and bags!

No minimum purchase required. Discount does not apply towards shipping cost and coupon cannot be combined with any other coupon code. The discount cannot retroactively be used on any completed orders. Items must be purchased through the online proof gallery.  This deal will end on December 21st, 2015 at midnight EST.  Q books, framed prints and Mini Books do not qualify.

Thursday, September 10, 2015


I love photographing this little girl! She is such a natural in front of the lens and knows how to smile just right.  Here are some of my favorite images from our session at Stony Creek.

Rivers family.

The Rivers family with their beautiful 1 year-old, Melania.

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