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+me + downtown Ypsilanti + awesome November weather + stress of photographing another photographer + best light ever. Love Jen and her fabulous family… Jen is also a photographer. Check her out over HERE!!!

mom + dad + boy + girl

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Not gonna lie, it’s always a bit of pressure when photographing other photographers. It’s even more pressure when you know they drove five hours to have you photograph them. But, then you get over it and realize how excited and grateful you are to photograph such beautiful and ahhhhhhsome people. Nicole is a photographer up […]


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More love from our Las Vegas workshop… This time it’s a beautiful family on the streets of Las Vegas.

more love in las vegas

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Interested in a nutshell version of how I approach a shoot?  If so, continue on.  If not, continue on anyway just for the sake of making your trip to my blog worth the time. I love my wide angles.  The shoot usually starts with a pulled out shot… ..immediately followed by a closeup. I’m always […]

my view of a shoot

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Somewhere between my brother’s wedding in California and a busy work season here in Michigan last summer, I photographed Shannon Dodge and her family.  Somewhere between the end of that busy season and me cleaning up my hard drives last week, I realized Shannon Dodge and her family had escaped my blog.  So, I pulled […]

cleaning up

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Hello Friends! Registration is now open for our second 2011 workshop…taking place September 16th and 17th! If you are interested, please visit the WORKSHOP WEBSITE for all of the details and to fill out the registration form. Our May workshop sold out in less than two days, so get on over to the workshop site! […]

workshop registration open!

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…on how much i adore this family.  If you haven’t noticed, they tend to show up frequently on my blog and website…most recently here and yep, at the top of my blog.  So hip, so cool, so outside-of-the-box, and oh, so much fun to photograph.

where do i begin…

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We have a history…like…a history of I friggin love these guys!!! Our photographic love affair started back here…and continued on here…and now the story continues here…

we have a history…

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Another session peeksie…from a very awesome and beautiful family…

urban love

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what a lovely little day down at eastern market in detroit. we photographed here the weekend before thanksgiving and it was CRAZY busy with all sorts of fun vendors along the streets. what to do? yup, let’s jump right in there and join the fun!

eastern market

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