Grand Rapids, Michigan | Portrait session with Kelsey of Honey and the Hive

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I had the awesome opportunity to work with Kelsey of Honey and the Hive for some promotional social media images as well as take some pictures of her new pup Gatsby! We started and ended at Madcap Coffee in Grand Rapids Michigan and drove around the city looking for awesome murals. I had so much fun with this girl; I love meeting and learning more about other entrepreneurs in the area. Plus her two pups are so adorable and we're pretty entertaining on our walk to Madcap.

Seriously go check out her work, everything is drawn by hand and is so stinking cute! Also, follow her on Instagram for some deals on the clothes she's wearing below, sneak peeks into new items in her shop and so much more! 

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Grand Haven, Michigan | Mother's Day Family Session

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I don't photograph a ton of families, but when I do, the are always a hoot! The Grise family was so much fun to work with, everyone was about having a good time and just having fun with the pictures. We took the pictures in their backyard in Grand Haven, Michigan. It turned out the be the perfect background and the weather cooperated with us! 

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Winter Self Portraits | Grand Haven, Michigan

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Just a girl in a dress with a tripod and a peacock chair. My goal this year is to get back into taking self portraits and really promoting self love and creativity. I decided to join a few Traveling Dress groups, which is a group of photographers sharing the same dress and creating their own images. If you want to check out more of the traveling dress projects, check out their website! 

I had a ton of fun with these pictures, it was a quick 15 minutes but the results are amazing. I'm so glad it snowed (literally it stayed for a few hours and melted!) it made my backyard an amazing backdrop. I'm really hoping to create more personal work this year besides weddings, I love going back to where I started and having fun experimenting with photography. 

Here are a few of my favorites from my shoot. 

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