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Hi!  Thanks for visiting my blog, where I post about recent photography shoots, my travels, and things I feel might be interesting to you!  Comments are appreciated!  Happy reading!

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Did you know I am a certified sailor? I fell in love with sailing as a kid at summer camp, hopping on a boat at any opportunity for years, and finally did a course and got certified right in NYC, on the Hudson! Sailing is thrilling and peaceful at the same time. Recently I’ve added […]

A couple times a year I find myself in Michigan to visit family, and this year, my cousin Sean and his wife Jess hired me to photograph their adorable little boy, Ryan! We met on a perfectly crisp autumn day and I loved the fall feeling I got from their colorful outfits! Little Ryan is […]

It has not struck me as unusual that all 3 of my summer “30 minutes” posts have taken place on or in the water.  I grew up swimming every day and absolutely adore being on or near the water, especially when the weather is nice! August finds me visiting my parents at their summer house […]

A few months ago, my sister and her long-term boyfriend got engaged while on vacation in Mexico! We all celebrated together at our parents’ house up on Lake Michigan. I begged Christina and Tim to let me take their engagement photos, but neither of them like to be in front of the camera. But one […]

Last summer I had the pleasure of photographing the marvelous Metz family up in Traverse City, Michigan.  Back then, they were a trio.  Last month, when I photographed them at their awesome home in East Grand Rapids, they were a quartet!  Little Miss Matilda joined Team Metz earlier this year and is the perfect addition […]

I met Alli at a friend’s wedding several years ago, and her big smile and enthusiasm for life were instantly contagious!  She’s followed my photography journey throughout the years and we were finally able to arrange a session for her adorable family last month when I was visiting my family in northern Michigan.  Alli and […]

This month, my sister and I flew up to Traverse City, Michigan to visit our parents at their summer house on Lake Michigan.  We had an amazing week relaxing along the beautiful shores, sampling wines at the little boutique wineries (my favorite is L. Mawby — awesome sparkling wine!), and spending some quality family time […]

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