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Age does not protect you from love, but love, to some extent, protects you from age

June 11, 2018 - "Age does not protect you from love, but love, to some extent, protects you from age." ― Anais Nin I am a firm believ...
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“O Innocence, with laughing eyes! Thou art a cherub from the skies, A wanderer from heaven.”

June 07, 2018 - “ O Innocence, with laughing eyes! Thou art a cherub from the skies, A wanderer from heaven. ” When I look at beautif...
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True love stories never have endings

June 04, 2018 - True love stories never have endings. D ireoce and Micheal have known each other for 30 years and have been married f...
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Graduation is not the end, it is the beginning-Alix's Senior Session

May 31, 2018 - Graduation is not the end, it is the beginning. As another school year comes to a close it is time to say goodbye to th...
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Where the wild things are--Teja turns one!

May 29, 2018 - “Oh, please don't go—we'll eat you up—we love you so!”... And so began my photoshoot with the one year old birthday...
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Celebration of life and long lasting love

May 27, 2018 - Fiercely independent at a young age, Josie worked two jobs during high school. Soon after graduation she would marry her...
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A young heart in an old soul

May 22, 2018 - A young heart in an old soul Last week I had the joy of working with sweet little Ronin Pushkar Mullick. He came int...
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God created boys, full of spirit and fun to explore and conquer, to romp and run

March 28, 2018 - God created boys, full of spirit and fun to explore and conquer, to romp and run. -Auther Unknown And that's jus...
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True beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

March 14, 2018 - “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their...
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Elegance is the only beauty that never fades-Conceptual

February 17, 2018 - Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. --Audrey Hepburn I will never get over the elegance and beauty of...
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And now, born from the ashes, she’s a warrior in bloodied black.

February 09, 2018 - “And now, born from the ashes, she’s a warrior in bloodied black.” You might say Yolanda has been through some batt...
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Fear is stupid. So are regrets.--Pin Up

February 07, 2018 - Fear is stupid. So are regrets. Marilyn Monroe Every woman should have a day where they are the center of attentio...
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New year, new life-Lifestyle Newborn Session

January 12, 2018 - New Year, New Life On November 24th I was scheduled to do a maternity session for Marisol...but her little Liam had...
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Family is more than blood-Senior Session

January 03, 2018 - Family is more than blood. I am a firm believer that it takes more than blood to make someone your family. I have p...
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Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day

December 26, 2017 - "Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day" -- Helen Steiner Rice From friends to family,...
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We were just kids when we fell in love-Mihalic Wedding

December 09, 2017 - We were just kids when we fell in love... Ed Sheeren I can't say that I was close to Melissa Mihalic or even knew...
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Concrete Jungle Engagement Session

November 22, 2017 - Finding solitude in the concrete jungle is powerful and peaceful. - Mike Dolan I am inspired by all types of locat...
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Man's Best Friend

November 21, 2017 - Man's Best Friend One rainy Sunday I met a Vizsla named Marina along with her humans, Kevin and Maxine. Dealing wi...
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Rain Rain Go Away-The Yonan family

November 08, 2017 - Rain Rain Go Away. On an otherwise, almost mild, late October day, I had the pleasure of meeting this photogenic fami...
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The true character of ministry is a servant's heart.

November 03, 2017 - The true character of ministry is a servant's heart. Kellie Kelly is preparing to graduate from a 5 year program that...
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Blood makes you related. Loyalty makes you family.

October 27, 2017 - Blood makes you related. Loyalty makes you family. So on what may have been one of the last really nice weekends of t...
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And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul

October 25, 2017 - And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul. This past July, on the 28th of the month, Eric Kinney pro...
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One year down, forever to go

October 24, 2017 - One year down, forever to go. Mike and Megan Wadowski were married last year on July 2nd, 2016 and next month marks...
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We'll always have Paris

October 16, 2017 - "We'll always have Paris" Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca Thirty five years ago this month Paris Freeman came into the...
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Quiet People Have the Loudest Minds-Rodriguez Family and Senior Siblings

September 17, 2017 - Quiet People have the Loudest Minds “I’ve always liked quiet people: You never know if they’re dancing in a daydream...
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Men are what their mother made them--Senior Session with Hana Koilpillai

September 09, 2017 - "Men are what their mother made them." Of course there are exceptions to every rule but in most cases, when you see a...
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All the world's a stage-Senior Session with Tori Dedo

September 05, 2017 - "All the world's a stage." William Shakespeare Tori Dedo is an aspiring actress. A Senior at Detroit Country Day Sch...
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Generations of Love

August 09, 2017 - Generations of Love Here's to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. This week I had...
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Ted and Melissa and a Detroit Wedding

June 14, 2017 - Ted and Melissa A Bachelor proposal leads to a beautiful Detroit wedding. It all began when one of Melissa's clients,...
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Noa turns One

June 11, 2017 - Noa turns One Recently I was asked to photograph little Noa's very first birthday celebration on June 7th. It was ju...
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I've never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful ..

April 24, 2017 - I've never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful. Author Unknown I had the pleasure of photographing two...
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Big City Girl

April 24, 2017 - Big City Girl Apparently this was Kate's second attempt at Senior images...her first attempt at a local beach at the...
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The days are long but the years are short

April 14, 2017 - The days are long but the years are short... My latest session with the Whiting family was a lifestyle session in t...
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Every ending is a new beginning

April 11, 2017 - Every ending is a new beginning.. Last September I met Erin Cantrell, owner of Erin Cantrell Fitness, when I photogra...
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Today was a fairy tale..

February 28, 2017 - Today was a Fairy Tale If there is one thing a photographer loves to do, it's something they have never done before. So...
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Sisters share memories and grown up dreams..

February 06, 2017 - Sisters share memories and grown up dreams. And so it is with sisters Sarah Benich and Heather Mallard. Born just...
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Love and Hope

November 16, 2016 - “Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all...
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Cubs versus White Sox

November 15, 2016 - I first met the Littig family when I took images of the youngest Littig, the oh-so-adorable Declan, for his first birthd...
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The archer is the true weapon..

November 03, 2016 - "The archer is the true weapon; the bow is just a long piece of wood." Sebastien de Castell, Traitors Blade Seni...
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The Major and his Minors

October 30, 2016 - Well this family definitely makes my list for one of my cutest family groups, that is for sure. And when it came to coor...
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Fun and Fearless in the Big City

October 27, 2016 - I am always a big fan of new sites, as I've said before, so photographing at Promontory Point in Chicago was a cool new...
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Mothers are all slightly insane...

October 25, 2016 - "Mothers are all slightly insane." J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye As a mother myself I can surely attest to t...
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From making horror movies to music...

October 21, 2016 - From making horror movies to music, Austin Holloway is very much a creative soul. At our first meeting he seemed very qu...
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You may say I'm a dreamer...

October 12, 2016 - You may say I'm a dreamer..but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one. Joh...
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Twenty five years and counting...

September 28, 2016 - It's always super cool when someone from another state sees my work and decides to hire me while they are in town. So I...
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Champions rarely talk. They just perform and the world around them talks.

September 11, 2016 - Champions rarely talk. They just perform and the world around them talks. That quote basically sums up my meeting I h...
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A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it...

September 09, 2016 - A portrait is not made in the the camera but on either side of it. Edward Steichen I can't remember how far ba...
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Life is like a Ferris wheel..

September 07, 2016 - "Life is like a Ferris wheel..sometimes you're up, sometimes you're down. In the end you just have to learn how to enjoy...
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My first grandchild turns two years old!

August 29, 2016 - Two years ago on August 29th, 2014 at 10:12 a.m Felicity Shay Adams came in to the world at St. Anthony's Hospital in Cr...
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Introducing the always funny, always a character, and now a Senior, Zach Bedoy.

August 20, 2016 - So I have known this crazy guy since he was born. And he has, basically, been making me laugh ever since. Like a lo...
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I'm gonna marry that girl some day...

August 17, 2016 - Eight years ago Bo Speichert spotted Chaunah Macewicz at the Buddy and Pals in Crown Point where she worked. The second...
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My favorite place to take Senior Portraits in Ann Arbor, Michigan

August 13, 2016 - I'm sure all photographers have their favorite locale, their go to spot. I am no exception. And while I am always up for...
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Senior Sydney Marzec in Downtown Detroit on the Riverfront and at The Belt

August 10, 2016 - It is both exciting and scary to photograph a new location. You are always a little worried there won't be places that s...
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The Third Time is a Charm--Anjy and Keith Schweder at Porter County Fair, Valparaiso, In

July 30, 2016 - I'm a firm believer in the adage the third time is a charm. At least that is my experience in romantic relationships.. a...
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The Lipman Family at Montrose Harbor in Chicago

July 21, 2016 - What a pleasure to meet this sweet family from Chicago. They even introduced me to a new area to shoot at-Montrose Harbo...
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