I may have roots in Southwest Michigan, but I’ll never say no to an adventure-packed photoshoot to capture your special moments. So, when Brielle told me she wanted her senior portraits taken in Downtown Chicago, it was an emphatic YES from me! We packed our bags and took off for the city. We made a […]


September 24, 2022

Brielle Senior Photos | Chicago, IL

Nick and Kelsey tied the knot on July 9 at one of my favorite Michigan venues, R&R Event Center in Kalamazoo (p.s. If you haven’t read my Michigan Wedding Venue Roundup post – what are you waiting for? click here to read all about my favorite Michigan wedding venues). One of the things I love […]


July 26, 2022

Sneak Peek | Nick + Kelsey | Kalamazoo, MI

“My favorite part of our wedding day was the intimacy of the small wedding [which] made for such beautiful memories and so much flexibility to do whatever we wanted because of our wedding size!” is what one of my recent brides, Megan, shared with me after their big day. There is such beauty in an […]


July 19, 2022

Sneak Peek | Megan + Ryan | Grand Rapids, MI

I love working with all of my clients, but there is something extra special about capturing special memories for family! Last spring, my father in law reached out about planning a secret photoshoot during his proposal to Jenny in Downtown Detroit,  which I of course said YES!  Last June, their proposal took place in Parker’s […]


July 5, 2022

Joe + Jenny | Detroit, MI

I am still swooning over Emily and Clayton’s ultra- romantic wedding at Revival Wedding Barn in Dowagiac, Michigan. Emily and I go wayyy back to middle school days. Growing up we attended the same church in Plainwell, the church that her dad pastors, and would spend many Sundays playing together after church. Emily’s older brother […]


June 29, 2022

Emily + Clayton | Revival Wedding Barn

Tis the season for beach engagement sessions, and I couldn’t be happier! For Megan and Ryan’s session, we snuck up to Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan and had the PERFECT day.  Megan and Ryan are animal lovers, who love adventuring to new places together, finding new coffee shops to love, and just seeing where the […]


June 23, 2022

Megan + Ryan | Oval Beach Engagement

Remember that dreamy winter maternity shoot from a few weeks back? (If not, what are you waiting for? It’s one for the books, click here to check it out.) Well, Baby Jude made his entrance into the world and I had the honor of capturing some of his first days for a cozy In Home […]


March 31, 2022

Jude | In – Home Newborn Session

We loveee a photoshoot turned surprise proposal! Helping plan a surprise proposal is honestly one of the best perks of my job! When Noah reached out, I was ecstatic to be a part of this special day for them! They recently had a baby together and were looking to get some updated family photos but […]


March 21, 2022

Noah + Anai | Surprise Proposal

Baby, it’s cold outside. I just love an outdoor winter maternity session. The elegance of the snow and the natural urge to snuggle a little closer and stay warm is just part of what makes winter sessions so magical! Needless to say, I was ecstatic when Cody and Josie reached out about having me capture […]


February 22, 2022

Getsinger Maternity Session

“to new beginnings…” If you’re looking for inspiration on how to keep your wedding intimate and unique, this is the post for you! Robbie and Sydney’s story is the epitome of small town romance. They met while working at Doster Country Store in Plainwell, dated for a few years, and then on August 17th Robbie […]


December 31, 2021

Sydney + Robbie | Country Wedding

“Do what you do best, delegate the rest” It’s me again..not the “me” you thought though! It’s Michaela, the virtual assistant behind Flourishing Tree Photography. You see, in July, Joey and Jenna realized that between running two thriving businesses (Flourishing Tree Photography + Flourishing Tree Charcuterie) AND their newest adventure (The Grazing Table) they had […]


December 23, 2021

Meet my Virtual Assistant | Branding Session

Brides-to-be looking to find the perfect venue, this post is for you! Finding your dream wedding venue is no easy task, whether you’re looking for modern luxury, farmhouse rustic, or something TOTALLY unique – there’s a venue for you in Southwest Michigan. I’ve gathered up a few of the uniquely beautiful spaces I’ve photographed at […]


December 15, 2021

Michigan Wedding Venue Roundup