“When we have each other, we have everything” We are now in what feels like full force of winter here in Southwest Michigan. Cold nights and snow abound so I’m doing my best to stay in a Fall state of mind with these photos from my session at Asylum Lake Preserve with the Phillips fam. […]

Lifestyle

December 8, 2021

Phillips Family | Kalamazoo, MI

“A baby girl arrives and just like that the world gets bigger, hearts grow fuller, and life means more because she’s in it.” Warning: baby fever triggers up ahead! I mean really, is there anything sweeter than a brand new baby?! For the first newborn session featured on the blog, it only felt right to […]

Lifestyle

December 2, 2021

Isla Dove | In-Home Newborn Session

Loved you then, love you still, always have, always will. If you’re dreaming of all the small, intimate wedding vibes, this is the post for you! Brad and Katherine tied the knot during the pandemic, which meant an extremely small gathering. For their one year celebration, they renewed their vows at Leslie Meadows and invited […]

Wedding

November 18, 2021

Brad + Katherine | Leslie Meadows| Kalamazoo, MI

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At the Gamrat house, we LOVE the Christmas season! There is just something so magical about this time of year as families come together to enjoy each other’s company, and reflect on the blessings of the past year. There are a few staples of the season we […]

Lifestyle

November 11, 2021

Christmas Card Mini Sessions | Kalamazoo, MI

“You are my heart’s dancing partner and I could dance with you forever” Can you imagine meeting your soulmate at 10 years old, how amazing would that be?! Well, that’s exactly what happened for Connor and Claire. They met at the dance studio in just sixth grade. Instantly, they became best friends and throughout the […]

Bridal

November 4, 2021

Connor + Claire | Barn at Monterey Valley | Allegan, MI

Pro tip: end your beach side engagement session in the water! I am still obsessing over the photos from Will and Jess’s engagement photoshoot at Riley Trails & Tunnel Park on the shores of Lake Michigan. Will and Jess were so much fun to work with! They were up for anything (even running into Lake […]

Engagement

October 29, 2021

Will + Jess Engagement | Holland, MI

Have you considered a first look for your wedding? If so, here’s my two-cents on why I love first looks to help you decide if it’s a good fit for you on your big day! First look photos are shots captured during a private moment when the bride and groom see each other for the […]

Educational

October 26, 2021

First Looks are the BEST – Here’s Why

Oh hey, I’m Jenna! I’m so glad you’re here! I’m a Jesus lover, wife, and dog mama that is obsessed with capturing the timeless moments of your life on camera. My passion for photography began at the young age of 14, as a result of my chronic illness diagnosis…but I’m getting ahead of myself. When […]

Lifestyle

October 15, 2021

THE GIRL BEHIND THE LENS

Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry. Who knew college recruiting events could lead you to your soulmate? Elle and David didn’t either until it happened to them. They met while recruiting for different clubs they were in and after a little […]

Wedding

October 8, 2021

SNEAK PEEK | Elle + David | Grand Rapids, MI

“I never imagined that my best friend would be my perfect soul mate, yet it’s the best thing that happened to me in my entire life” They say best friends make the best lovers, and in this case, that couldn’t be more true! Jared and Lauren met in 7th grade. Lauren says “it was the […]

Engagement

October 1, 2021

Jared + Lauren Engagement | Kalamazoo, MI

Don’t you just love PERFECT timing? I know I do! When Will and Allison first reached out they scheduled a couple’s session, but a week before our scheduled session, Will popped the question. So, we were able to convert that couple’s session into a dreamy engagement session at the beautiful Asylum Lake Preserve. The day […]

Engagement

September 24, 2021

Will + Allison Engagement | Asylum Lake Preserve, Kalamazoo, MI

Family isn’t defined by our genes. It’s built and maintained through love. That is exactly true for this blended family wedding. On June 18, 2021 Jake and Kylie tied the knot, bonding not only themselves, but both of their daughters from previous relationships and the daughter they share together as a family. The beautiful Lake […]

Wedding

September 11, 2021

Jake + Kylie | Port 393 | Holland, MI