getting cozy with hayley + jake // ferndale, michigan

getting cozy with hayley + jake // ferndale, michigan

i met these two awhile back on a styled shoot that marty and i were posing as bride + groom for. hayley was dolling me up as the hair + makeup artist, and jake was assisting her for the day. once i caught on that they were husband and wife, i kinda sorta demanded that […]

saturday morning with the adam’s family

saturday morning with the adam’s family

if you can imagine all the ooey gooey lovey dovey friendship stuff a person can say about one of their dearest friends, just go ahead and insert alllllll of it right here. one of my favorite things in the world, is having the honor of this crazy good friendship, and the opportunity to pause one […]

lauren + phil // bloomfield hills, michigan

lauren + phil // bloomfield hills, michigan

i always walk away from every wedding with one single memory that sticks with me forever. there was a moment when lauren was walking down the aisle with her dad and her papa when i saw lauren’s eyes fill with water, and i watched her dad reach over to grab her hand as if to […]

at home with jaclyn + christine // love kicks ass

at home with jaclyn + christine // love kicks ass

jaclyn will forever be a giant part of our family, as she was by our side while we brought our  josephine into this world, so to spend a little morning with her + the love her life while they just had a morning together was a beautiful addition to the ways in which we’ll be […]

home with the haley’s // ann arbor, michigan

home with the haley’s // ann arbor, michigan

same places. same things. same people. same love. one year later. HEY HALEY’S!! i heart you

samantha // tawas city, michigan

samantha // tawas city, michigan

i don’t do senior photos often, but when i do… this is my cousin samantha, and she radiates love + everything that’s good in this world.

sweet baby owen // michigan lifestyle family session

sweet baby owen // michigan lifestyle family session

there are few better things in this world than to be asked to come back for another monumental time in a family’s life. the last time we were together, they had just come home with their sweet lilly. only now, she was big sister status and a big cute thief of my heart. there isn’t […]

brooke + shane // stubbe or not stubbe

brooke + shane // stubbe or not stubbe

my best friends wedding. MY BEST FRIENDS WEDDING GUYS! (i had planned to give a toast at the reception, but brooke’s sister decided to embrace the fact that she would cry in front of everyone in order to gift brooke something she had been hanging onto for nearly a decade. once upon a time, shane […]