Angel’s Winter Family Portrait

posted in: Photography | 5

It’s hard to believe how quickly the little ones become big kids! Angel invited me back to her home for another family portrait session — this time with to include their new family members (another gorgeous little gal and some adorable doggies too). Since we did their last family portrait (when big sis was a baby) during the summer, Angel thought it would be a nice contrast to do this one during a nice winter snow.

It will be really fun to see where the wall portrait of the whole family ends up in their home; and I know they will enjoy the album with all these portraits that I designed for them.

Brother and Sister

posted in: Photography | 0

I love working with kids. Whether they are willing to sit still and smile for the camera or I have to catch take smile on the fly, it is always fun to see different personalities emerge throughout the portrait session. It is especially fun to work with siblings! I love these portraits, particularly the one of big brother signing “I love you” to the camera. But the highlight of this portrait session was definitely the portraits I created of the kids together (side note, those learning towers are awesome!).

The black and white pairing of images is so adorable, and they will look great as a grouping on my client’s wall. Can’t wait to see how fast these kids grow!

Four Generation Family Portrait

posted in: Photography | 0

Over the holidays, and we managed to plan an impromptu family portrait. I was thrilled, as I always emphasize the importance of images like this to my clients, but haven’t been able to coordinate one for my own family since before our little one joined the family. I am so glad we were able to capture this portrait of myself, my son, my mother, and my grandfather.

Timing constraints didn’t allow us to include more family members, but I am confident we can plan something for the next family get together. This portrait is already hanging on the wall in our kitchen, where I have been able to enjoy it on a daily basis.

Extended Family Portraits

posted in: Photography | 1

I love doing extended family portraits — and when the family is in town for holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, I usually get a few requests for sessions like these. I know it can feel kind of hectic to plan a family portrait midst family gatherings, but trust me, you will treasure the results. Here are a few family portraits from a holiday portrait session.

Studio Senior Portraits

posted in: Photography | 0

There is something compelling about the simplicity of studio Senior portraits. While I love doing location portraits for senior photos, I also do enjoy staying in the studio and focusing more on the senior and her personality. Here are some portraits that the family selected as their favorites. Several of these made it into framed pieces, which I am sure look great on the wall!

bphotoart-senior-portrait-20262-058 Read More

Senior Portraits :: Downtown Ann Arbor

posted in: Photography | 0

While I love going to new places for location senior portrait sessions, it is also nice to revisit old favorites. And for C’s session, we went to two places I have enjoyed doing portraits — the Arb and Graffiti Alley. I am happy with how all C’s portraits turned out, she looks amazing in this senior portraits ;). Can’t wait to hear about the big decisions for college once that decision becomes more imminent.

bphotoart-senior-portrait-20267-181 Read More

Family Portrait at Mill Creek

posted in: Photography | 0

Family portraits on location are always a lot of fun. Simply choosing the right spot will make all the difference in the world. While often we do plan family portraits at a client’s home, it is also nice to do portraits at the local park. So for this particular family portrait — that’s exactly where we went. And the results look great, don’t you think?

The river and boardwalk provided a great variety of portraits, all within walking distance. I am all for making things as simple as possible for my clients!

Professional Business Portrait

posted in: Photography | 0

I recently created a professional portrait for Michael Carlin, a lawyer in Southeast Michigan. As is sometimes (maybe often!) the case, simpler turned out to be better.

Creating a professional business portrait like this doesn’t take much time out of your busy day; but it will make an impact on your professional image. When I’m asked, I always tell people why it’s so important to have a high quality portrait for business — image is everything. As much as we try to be objective in decision-making, emotions play a part in our day-to-day decisions. Your clients look at your portrait and make instantaneous, subconscious judgments about you and your business based on your portrait. “He looks like a nice guy!” …or… “I think I could trust him!” For less than an hour of your time, we can create a professional and friendly business portrait that you will be excited to see on your promotional brochures and website.

Newborn Portraits :: Mia

posted in: Photography | 0

Big brother Nate and big sister Tessa helped me to create some adorable portraits of their new little sister, Mia! We had lots of fun, and the kids were really cooperative. After creating a few portraits of all the kids together, it was time for Mia to hog the spotlight so we did some portraits of just baby girl by herself. I love how these all turned out; it is always great to include family in newborn sessions.

Professional Studio Portrait :: Erin

posted in: Photography | 0

Erin needed a portrait to display on her website. After a bit of discussion to see what style of image she was after, we settled on a clean gray background and a relaxed-yet-professional look. While there was a possibility she might want more than one image to use on the site, both she and I loved this particular portrait so much that it was the clear choice.

I’m excited to see how this looks when incorporated into her website; I bet it will be fantastic!

1 2 3 4 5 6 8