This past weekend I photographed the most spectacular circus birthday party. There were so many adorable details I'll have to share a separate post. This little cutie just turned one and I hope you love this little preview of how he enjoyed his day. Can't wait to share more soon!
There's nothing better than living life with your best friend. And buying the same vehicle you had when you first were married (before kids)! How fun! I've been looking forward to anniversary pictures with these two and we had the perfect night for it. Congratulations Veronica and Neil for twenty years of marriage and twenty four years of friendship.
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So excited for this beautiful couple as they await the arrival of their new little one!
We had the most beautiful day for pictures! The air was surprisingly warmer and it almost felt like spring was just around the corner! The anticipation of spring, here in Michigan, is always great and for this couple it is even greater as it will be their first as a family of three!
B & A it was incredibly fun taking pictures of the two of you! I am so happy for you both and so happy to know how much joy this brings to your families! Can't wait to meet her and to see you as a beautiful new family! ~Lindsay
Congratulations "J" on your senior year!
So grateful for the beautiful snow we had! We waited a whole month for it and it was so worth it! "J" did so great braving the cold! We took pictures at the park where his team trains for Cross Country and it was perfect with all its bridges and natural beauty. A special thanks to his mom for bringing hot chocolate (you're amazing!)! God bless you "J" as you begin the next chapter of your life, being true to who you are, and creating many wonderful new friendships and memories along the way!
Getting to photograph these two in the falling snow was so exciting!
This beautiful couple definitely enjoy each other and it was so awesome to see how much they made each other laugh! A & A, it was so fun taking pictures of the two of you and I am so looking forward to capturing all the fun on your wedding day!
It was such a beautiful snowy day for engagement photos! Here's just a sneak peek of this beautiful couple! More to come soon!
I've been looking forward to taking portraits for the "H" family! So glad they could have all their kids home for the holidays! Here are a just a couple of from their session!
"H" family it was so great seeing all of you together! You're a fun bunch to be with! I hope your Christmas together was wonderful! Take care and God bless! ~Lindsay
One of my favorite families and I set out to experience one of my most favorite places...the open field at the armory!
There were so many wonderful moments while taking pictures for these guys that I just had to share so many! I loved watching how the kids enjoyed playing in such a big open space and seeing how they could make each other laugh and smile! B family, you are always so incredibly fun to take pictures for! The chemistry between you two, J & K, is beautiful and the love and cuddles that your kids want to give you the whole time just melts me! You are such a beautiful family and I have loved seeing your precious kiddos grow every year! Love you guys! ~Lindsay
Welcome to this world little D! You are one beautiful and precious little guy!
Katie and Justin, he is so so so perfect! I can tell your hearts have tripled in size with love for him! It fills me with so much joy to see the two of you with your very own little guy! You are such loving, caring, thoughtful, and generous people and you already are such loving and attentive parents! I love you very much and I look forward to seeing little D again soon!
The evening with Kacey and her mom was absolutely perfect! She is such a lovely young woman and it was so much fun picking the perfect spots and poses for her Senior Remake Session. The soft sunlight and the fresh scent of the lavender and mint growing around us made for such a cool end of the summer experience! Kacey you and your mom are so cute together and I am very glad to have been able to spend more time with the two of you and to help you create the senior portraits you've always wanted!
Tall grass, bridges, and katydids all make for a very fun family portrait adventure! It was so great to see the Pastor family again and to experience Historic Bridges Park for the first time! Pastor Family, your kiddos are truly great! It was so fun to see them get excited at all the little games we played and looking for katydids with dad in the grass. You are both doing an amazing job of raising such sweet little ones! I love seeing how you enjoy them!
Here's a little look back at the last time I saw your beautiful family. It's amazing how fast they have changed in two years!
This family truly makes me smile! Their three little ones are so much fun to be around and so easy to take pictures of! I'm so excited that we were able to capture little Ms. L turning 6 months! She is so bright eyed, beautiful, and lovable! Thank you J & J for prepping the kiddos so well! I absolutely love taking pictures of your family!
It was so wonderful to take portraits for this family at their favorite summer spot! Their little one absolutely loves the water and getting to capture him at play was so much fun!
Daniel and Mary, it has been a pleasure getting to meet your family! Your little guy is so sweet! So glad it worked out perfectly to meet up at the lake! Thank you for introducing me to such a beautiful place! My family and I have already gone back to enjoy it! Take care and enjoy the rest of your summer! God bless!
Very excited for this beautiful family as they await their new little one! Getting to help in sharing their big announcement was so fun!
Sarah and John, your girls are amazing! So sweet and so fun to take pictures of! I can't wait to meet your new little one when he/she arrives! Thank you for choosing me to help share your big news!
So excited to introduce this beautiful family!
I simply can't say enough about them! Their love for one another and the way they cherish their little one is so beautiful! Little Mr. L is truly a sweetheart and such a joy to be around! It was so fun getting him dressed up in camo and a mustache to pose with daddy's military tags! He loved looking right into the camera with his big dreamy eyes. He is such a doll! I am so happy for you Tina and Justin! You are such a friendly, hardworking, and kind couple and I am so grateful that I have had the pleasure of getting to know you both! This world needs more people like you! You have such an amazing little guy on your hands and I look forward to seeing how he grows!
So new, so perfect, and so beautiful...
...and just three weeks new! It was so much fun getting to capture little Miss E in all her beauty! She was so wonderfully wide eyed and sleepy dreamy for the camera. She is simply gorgeous and such a good baby girl! Congratulations Mike and Laura! It was such a pleasure meeting you both and to watch you care for her. You're doing a wonderful job and I'm so happy for you guys. She is a true doll!
It has been so much fun planning and preparing for the unveiling of my new brand and website! I feel so alive when I am creating and I am so grateful for everyone who has encouraged me to keep doing what I love! I would like to send out a huge heartfelt thank you to...
Jennifer Buehrer- for inspiring me to rebrand, for creating a cohort of photographers to grow with and learn from, and for encouraging me to get back into my creative groove!
Mitzi Koors- You are such an amazing and beautiful artist and friend! You can create anything you put your mind to! I feel so blessed to have your friendship! Thank you for all the time and creativity you put into creating my new logo! I love it!
Kristi Trader- Thank you for being my editor and guru of all things professional! You are amazing with words, incredibly thoughtful, and so wise! Thank you for all your support with my creative endeavors and the time you put into giving such careful and thoughtful feedback. I am so grateful for you and I love you like a sister!
Paula Ziegenfuss- Thank you for putting together such fun props for the party photo-booth! Fun should be your middle name (Cheesy I know)! But really! You make every get together a million times more fun just by being there!
Jeanette Parker- Thank you for proof-reading, shopping advice, always offering a helping hand wherever needed. You are a true friend! Thank you! Thank you!
Crissie Bacon- Thank you so much for being the culinary artist for the party and taking care of all the shopping for the food! You are wonderful at making everything look so beautiful!
Peg Williams & Art 634- For such a beautiful space to work with for the party and for the tremendous help, organization, and hospitality you gave! If you ever need someone to write a testimonial, review, or recommendation let me know! I would be happy to honor you and what you do there!
Auntie Carol- Thank you for creating lovely cupcakes for the party! You have always been a "hostess with the mostest" and I appreciate so much your help in baking...I mean making the party a little bit sweeter!
Dave- (My loving husband) Thank you for being my technologist, proof reader, and listening ear! Your constant encouragement, support, and creative input inspire me in more ways than you'll ever fully know! I can't imagine sharing life so closely with anyone but you! You make everything better and I love you so much!
And last but not least- Thank you Gibson for making mommy's video invitation so extra special and cute!
Thank you for stopping by my blog! Pictures of the launch party will be posted here within the week!