WEDDING & PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

established 2010

Based in Traverse City, mi

available for travel

bud

I'm the newest addition! I love to cuddle, play with my toys, and eat. I'm spoiled and so loved!

alyson

joe

I am the artist behind the camera. I enjoy spending time with Bud & Joe, painting, and doing everything I can to strengthen my physical & mental health.  

I am the professional bag carrier for Aly. Aside from helping her, I am a full-time software engineer. I enjoy podcasts, video games and hanging out with friends & family.

We've seen every episode of Shark Tank."

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my handsome boyfriend Jo and puppy, Bud. As the puppy sleeps, Jo and I are likely to be nose deep in episode twenty of Family Feud (because we’ve seen every episode of Shark Tank). Or, you might find us at any restaurant that serves mozzarella sticks as an appetizer. 

Aside from photography I enjoy watercolor painting, reading, organizing, and being out in the sun (because in Michigan we only get four months of it in the year)! I believe wholeheartedly in self love and doing things that bring you joy. Whether that’s a hobby, a job, or being around friends/family. You were put on this earth to do great things and if no one else believes in you, please know that I do. You got a friend in me.

they are incredibly kind people as well as extremely talented photographers and we would highly recommend them.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

DAVEY & KRISTA JONES 

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND WEDDING

Give me all the plush blankets, please! 

I have low expectations when it comes to Christmas or Birthday gifts, if you buy me a blanket it will always be the best gift ever! I dare you to tell Jo that I need another. Lol.   

01/05

We've seen all the episodes of Shark Tank!

Our guilty pleasure for so long was eating dinner with glow of the television and the latest Shark Tank episode. Since all the episodes have been watched (10 times over) we have graduated to Family Feud! Do you know how many episodes of Family Feud there are? If we run out of those we might have to toss the television in the trash. 

02/05

I've started a new hobby!

I think watercolor painting is so entertaining and fun! Being able to create something out of nothing and turn it into art is incredible. I plan to implement some paintings into my business once I really nail it. For now I'm going to keep practicing!

03/05

I secretly love to cook!

When I was in high school I hated cooking but when I went to college I was so surprised at how well I did at it. Now, I really enjoy it and would love any new healthy recipes sent my way!

03/05

I don't like the water.

As a little girl I participated in swim lessons and later became a scuba divers, but as I grew up I really started to not like the water. If I go to the beach, I'll stay on the shore. If I'm at the pool, I'll sit in a chair. I think it's so pretty, just don't like being in it. Lol.

03/05

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It took one person to believe in me

In the time before I began photography I wanted to be an author, an electrician, a journalist… All because one person believed in the potential I had to capture life’s best moments at thirteen years old, I started to see the potential in myself too.  

From that very beginning I have had the confidence to follow my dreams even if there is only one person standing behind me. If you need a sign to start doing the thing you love, it's me. I'm the sign telling you to go for it, start that business, quit that job, pick up that paint brush. You are made to do great things and I believe in you.

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