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Ryan and Chad’s Eagle Crest Resort

I don’t think there is anything better then friends and family getting together to celebrate two people they love being in love and a rainbow cake.  The grooms speech had me choking back cheers and tears and then there was the amazing first song and mom’s dance sung by  the grooms niece Amelia and THEN...

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The Kerner family . Sylvania, Ohio .

I have been reworking my portfolios and website in a new design (that may go live before the new year) and it’s made me do a lot of thinking about what I value in what I do.  I’m ten years in and it’s no longer about taking “great” photos.  That’s now the easy part.  So...

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Jen and David . Ann Arbor, MI . Engagement Session with Family

When two people meet and fall in love a lot more comes with that then just the love part.  Especially when each of the partners has children.  Two each in this case.  We all went out and celebrated not only Jen and David’s engagement, but the whole family coming together, and it was wonderful.  There...

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Hughes Family . County Farm Park . Ann Arbor

I love these guys.  The little brother wanted my camera, and the big sister was saucy and sweet and had all kinds of ideas and we just ran around and did them all! I used to take Ares when he was little to County Farm and had to find the little bigs that used to...

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Leslie . Personal Brand Session . Saline

Leslie is a writer and contacted me looking for a session where she could be herself, do a few different fun things, and capture a bit of who she is and her personality for various uses.  Different from a “headshot” session, these shots are going to be more lifestyle, more editorial.  Life isn’t looking straight...

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Welcome Jacob . Newborn Session . Dexter, MI

Welcome baby Jacob to the amazing Skidmore clan! I had the pleasure of photographing the huggiest, holdings baby session ever. The girls are used to me by now, so are the grandma’s and even Gene doen’t fuss about me snapping away. Mostly everyone just wanted to hold the new bean and so that is what...

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I still keep a blog, it's consistently regularly updated but not often. I like it because I can go back almost 10 years and see how I've grown and changed as an artist and how my studio has changed along with me.

 

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