Inspiration

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore

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Senior portrait in Northern Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore. Gear: 5DmIII / sigma 35 art + canon 85 1.2 editing: something with LXC photographers: Brooke Allen + Michael Kent

The Magic of Freelensing

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The essence of life falls somewhere between the all too familiar pain of reality and the too often fleeting memories of whimsical beauty, when we were able to find it. I’m constantly trying to find…

Autobiographical Portraits

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Recently, I find myself struggling with my creative self expression vs. the sessions that pay the bills. I do my very best to stay inspired by ALL of my clients to give them a fun, giggle…

Into the Abyss – Underwater Photography by Chelsea Erwin

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“All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears.…

Ring of Fire – The How-To

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Ingredients: 1 3/4in copper pipe 50mm lens minimum DSLR camera Light source Even though this technique is old, it still has an amazing effect. When I first saw the ring of fire hitting popular photo…

Moab Rehab

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At the top of the world, you can see the entirety of its beauty. It wasn’t windy (which is rare, here). It wasn’t cold or too hot. It was quiet. Surreal. Perfect. Perfect for a…

Adventurous and Romantic Engagement At Petit Jean State Park

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What is love to you? To me, its more than a feeling, and I’m not just quoting Boston there 😉 One thing Jacob and I love to do with our couples when they hire us…

The Photo Sanctuary Vision Quest

5472 3648 Karmen Van Derven

A vision quest is what I needed. Something to shock me into my own existence. Something to awaken my own journey, and give me energy to press on. So I set up some models, shoots, pulled…

A Bump in the Saskatchewan Flatlands

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Fallon is my closest cousin. When she met Matt it wasn’t tough to see that they were meant to be. It didn’t take too long after their stunning wedding for them to decide to expand…

A beautiful couple celebrating their anniversary with an intimate sunset photoshoot at a Florida beach.

Sunset Anniversary Session By The Sea

1367 2048 Twyla Jones

This couple came all the way from Canada to celebrate eight years together on the Treasure Coast of Florida. Anniversary sessions are definitely one of my favorite types of photo shoots so I was really…