2017

Already one!

Wow! This past year went so fast! It truly feels like only last month this little cutie was born. I have loved every minute of picture time her. She is so full of personality, beauty, and happiness!

Thank you Lindsay and Dan for choosing me to capture her first year of life milestones. It has been an honor to watch her grow.  She's one amazing and lovable little girl! Blessings to your sweet family and happy new year!

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Fall Family Portraits: Sneak Peek

A few favorites from last Saturday's family portraits. She is such a little cutie! She was a serious explorer of the woods and loved eating the apples I brought, but we caught a few smiles in that gorgeous morning light. So great seeing your beautiful family Matt and Sara! 

Little Autumn Cutie

Here's someone cute to brighten your day! This little autumn cutie has hit her 9 month milestone and will be a year in December. I can't believe how fast the year has gone! She's the happiest little girl I know and is now so curious and crawling everywhere. I just can't help but share her adorableness! 

At The Apple Orchard: The Chilcote Family

It's always such a treat to see this family! We had a lovely time at Meckley's apple orchard and I can't wait to go back this Friday!  The best time for apple orchard pictures are when the flowers bloom in spring April/May and in September when the apples are still on the trees. Ilike to keep an eye out for when the peek times are. So if you love what you see here, definitely contact me in advance to make sure you get the best out of the orchard experience. Happy autumn!

Chris & Jessica's Black Barn Vineyard Wedding

Chris and Jessica's day was blessed with sunshine, family and friends from all over the states, and so much to entertain! It was the perfect day!

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When we arrived the Barn was absolutely stunning and the girls were all dressed in matching flannel shirts.!They were so cute laughing, getting emotional, and doting all over Jessica. It was adorable to see how close they all were! 

Growing up their families attended church together and it was at this very church where they first met each other. So prior to the ceremony, tucked away without seeing each other they took a moment to pray. And as guests were seated upstairs you could feel the excitement and joy of the two families ready to come together. 

At Black Barn Vineyard (BBV) everywhere we we went was picturesque! While guests enjoyed the cocktail hour, the bridal party explored the grounds and we made our way into the vineyards. 

Dinner was so delicious! The speeches were hilarious (including the best man's who couldn't be there but gave his via live video chat courtesy of the DJ), everyone enjoyed the sunset while playing lawn games, and talked into the night on the open bar patio. As the sky grew dark everyone filled the dance floor and the photo booth.

And before anyone could get tired (With exception of the little people), the S'more Bar was lit and everyone enjoyed sweet treats from The Oak Tree Lounge. Everyone stayed until the end of the night when it was time to say farewell and Chris and Jessica ran off into a flurry of bubbles to their honeymoon!  

Chris & Jess, it was such an honor to be a part of capturing your day!  You are truly blessed with so much love surrounding you and I'm so glad to know that you have God as your center. Much love and God bless you in your new life together! 

And last but not least, THANK YOUS!
A huge thank you to my incredible colleague, dear friend, and 2nd shooter, Jennifer Jacobs! You are my 2nd half! My mind reader! You do such amazing work! Thank you to Marilynn & Travis for having the cutest kids ever! To the staff at the Oak Tree Lounge, Thank you for the beautiful display of cocktails, wine, and s'more bar. You kept everyone so happy! To Wendy, Lloyd, and the staff of Black Barn Vineyard & Winery, thank you for how you took care of everyone, everything, and created such a beautiful space to celebrate! I hope to work with you all again! 

Further Credit:

Flowers from Horrocks & designed by Deb Ramirez

Hair & Makeup by- Megan Jones & Beth Miller at Salon J'adore

Dinner- Rollin Stone Wood Fired Pizza

Appetizers, Cocktails, Wine,  S'mores Bar- Oak Tree Lounge Catering

Venue: https://www.blackbarnvineyardandwinery.com/

 

 

 

A Walk In The Garden

The Garden at The Dahlem Center was the perfect place for little Miss E to explore while family gathered for pictures. I haven't seen her and Mr L since his newborn session and I could not wait to see them again! Thank you Shelly for coming out for pictures! You and your family are so fun to be around! 

Sneak Peek: Chris & Jessica's Wedding!

A handful of bridal party favorites from Chris' and Jess's lovely Black Barn Vineyard wedding! There were so many gorgeous magical moments! I can't wait to share more soon! 

Sneak Peek! Riverwalk Family Portrait Session

I love this family so much! Can't believe how much their kiddos have grown since we last took pictures! Here are just a few of my favorites from our time on the Battlecreek Riverwalk. Charis and Jeremy, you guys are adorable! Can't wait to share the rest with you soon! ~Lindsay

Reserve Your Spot For Fall Portraits!

Now booking fall portrait sessions on the following dates! Contact me soon to reserve your spot on the following dates:  Friday, September 22nd, Saturday September 23rd, Sunday, October 8th, and Saturday, October 14th. Refer a friend and get 10% off your session! 

Contact me via the website/phone/email to reserve your portrait spot before the dates fill up!

Sweet Little Family

So excited to share favorites from last Sunday's session with the Haroff family! Their love for each other is so sweet! Their youngest just turned two and he is an absolutely precious wide eyed explorer. And their oldest is so caring, kind, and patient. I love these guys! Aren't they adorable?! 

Golden Sunshine: Jessica & Chris's engagement session

So in love with the golden spring sunshine we had last night! I had planned to only share one or two of this beautiful couple real quick last night but there were so many sweet moments! Aren't these two so adorable!? Cannot wait to celebrate their I do's come this September!

Alex and Alexandra's Wedding Day

Spring peaked just in time for Alex and Alexandra's beautiful Michigan wedding! These two have traveled from Michigan to Texas and back again to be with each other and could not wait for this amazing day to come! 

While an intimate group of friends and family gathered in the sanctuary, Alexandra's father waited to see her in her wedding dress. His expression was priceless!

After a beautiful ceremony, family hugs, and pictures we headed to downtown Jackson for pictures of just the two of them.

There were so many beautiful touches to their day including the beautiful bouquets that Alexandra made with a bracelet in memory of her brother.  

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Following pictures they were joined by their family and friends to celebrate with dinner and dessert (Complete with traditional Flan!) at The Grand River Brewery.

Alex and Alexandra, your day was so beautiful! I am so glad you two have found your soul mate (Tu media naranja)! Congratulations and God bless your beautiful life together!

Contreras Wedding: Sneak Peek

Congratulations to Alex and Alexandra, who just tied the knot yesterday!!! These two were all smiles and could not wait to get married! It was such a privilege to be a part of their day.

 Here is a little sneak peek of some favorites from our time in the church and Jackson, MI post ceremony. Alex and Alexandra you two are electric! I love all the laughter you two bring out in each other and I am SO happy for you both! It was wonderful to be there capturing your wedding story! Can't wait to share the rest with you soon! 

Spring Family Portraits

Caught some spring sunshine and some yellow blooms with this beautiful family last Saturday! It was hard to narrow down favorites for the blog preview. I just love this family! And their little Harper is such a smart little girl. She can already sing her ABCs, count, and hold up two fingers to show how old she is. It sure was fun to get to see these guys again. Can't wait to meet their newest little guy in about 7 more weeks! 

Spring Floral Minis

No need to wait for spring! Come into the studio where the flowers are blooming! I'll be sending out an email with details for Spring Floral Minis soon! Subscribe to the blog to get on the list! 

Chandler's One Year Session

Playing with cars, trucks, bubbles, smashing cakes, and striking a pose! We kept this little guy busy busy in the studio. And boy was it fun! Happy one year birthday little Chandler! You are adorable!