I take family photos with moments that are just as beautiful as they look.

michigan family photographer

Breathe a sigh of relief. You found a photographer who knows how to make family photos enjoyable for everyone. I believe in a planned, yet unposed take that lets you hang back while I get the whole gang invested in having fun. You’ll get dreamy photos that look like you in your everyday life, but feel anything but ordinary. I’ll spend most of our session befriending your kids, because you and I will have already become fast friends, starting now!

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You can expect extraordinary photos that capture the ordinary. Unposed and a bit adventurous, I’ll plan the details and make sure that we use this time together to be as in the moment as possible. That’s how we get the photos that will feel like your family, and bring back memories for years to come.

I want to capture the breathtaking parts of your daily life — those little moments that you’ll adore looking back on because they remind you of the years and laughs shared with your quickly growing family. We won’t make anyone sit in a chair and pose. On the contrary, if the kids are running, we’ll run with them. With the wind in your hair, and even smiles and skinned knees, you’ll have photos that reflect the real life you share with those who mean everything.


I’ll ask about the entire family with a short questionnaire ahead of time so I can make everyone feel like I know them before we’ve even taken a photo!

Encouraging Everyone

I bring a contagious energy, inviting the loud and soft-spoken emotions to come through. You could say that my volume is stuck at loud (which the kids love), until the emotions get louder.

What can I say? I’m elbow to elbow with organization. I’ll help you figure out the outfits and location so the day-of is as easy as can be!

Abundant Organization

Enthusiasm to Share

michigan family photographer

All Sessions Include:

Optional Pre-Session Consultation
Prep/What to Wear Guide
Location Selection
Digital Images for Downloading
Online Gallery
Luxury Product Options
Optional Viewing/Ordering Appointment

Sessions Begin at $350

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michigan family photographer


look forward to

01. Talking It Out

Tell me all about the kids, your funny routines, and what kind of personalities I can expect. I’ll share more about the experience and send over available dates with detailed pricing so you can finally book family photos and update the gallery of photos on your wall.

02. The Details

I love finding the perfect location, helping you make outfit decisions, and making sure that these family photos will be low-key and a bit luxurious, too. You deserve it! You'll fill out my  Questionnaire to tell me all about your family, so I can ask all about their favorite things when we get to meet!

03. Being A Family

I’ll encourage the moments that make it easy to feel like a family. Splashing in the water on a lustrous summer day or soaking up moments at your favorite park, just laugh and let those moments reveal themselves. I’ll get down on your kids’ level and let loose enough to encourage them to do the same!

04. Celebrating

There’s something to celebrate when you capture seemingly casual moments that represent everything you love about your family and their charismatic personalities. And now you’ll have tangible reflections of the days you dared to sit back and enjoy.

Great experience every time. Brittany has been my photographer a few times now and every time has went above and beyond anything I could have asked for. She's well prepared, great personality, and does great photography work. Highly recommended.

"She went above and beyond anything I could've asked for!"

Elliott | Holly, Michigan

Loved our family session with Brittany! She was so engaging and welcoming towards us and our kids and made everyone feel so comfortable. Her upbeat personality and knowledge made the whole session such a breeze, which is saying a lot when you have small children up way past bedtime and asking them to take pictures.

“Couldn't recommend her enough - she's amazing!”

emily | Rochester hills, michigan

I was beyond impressed with our experience. My husband hates getting his picture taken and after we left our session he instantly said what a wonderful experience it was to work with Brittany. We were sold, the photos are beautiful. She captured the personalities of our boys so perfectly. She was patient with our kids and us. Posed us when we needed help and just let the kids be and managed to get the perfect pictures. She is truly a joy to work with.

“I will be a repeat client for years to come!”

paige | clarkston, michigan

Brittany has been doing our family photos for three years now! She is super professional and timely. She is wonderful with my kids. They enjoy getting their picture taken with her which is a miracle itself!

"Her pictures are beautiful and we always get compliments!"

angela | white lake, michigan

Don’t even worry about this! Finding the location is part of my job. Let me know what you have in mind and I’ll either find something new or invite you to check out a few of my exclusive (and sort of top secret) locations that you’ll love. If we're doing newborn photos we can do them in my Studio, or in your own home.

Where should we take our photos?

Yes! As a mom myself, I adore working with kids. 3 years old, 15 years old, everywhere in between — I’ll find out what they love and make an effort to be best friends with them by the time we’re done. 

Do you have experience working with small children?

I offer multiple options for different needs! If you just want to show up, make it quick, and get a handful of photos, the 20-minute session is perfect. If you want more than enough photos to choose from, then the full session is a definite way to go. I also recommend a longer session if you know that you’ll take a hot minute (even with my help) to get cozy in front of the camera.

Which session do you recommend?

I’ve got your back there as well! Styling assistance is always included, which means you can ask me for outfit advice, send photos of what you have in mind, or even invite me to collaborate on your Pinterest board. You will also gain access to my Styling Tool that plans outfits for you!

What should we wear? Should we match?

Don’t even worry about this! Finding the location is part of my job. Let me know what you have in mind and I’ll either find something new or invite you to check out a few of my exclusive (and sort of top secret) locations that you’ll love. If we're doing newborn photos we can do them in my Studio, or in your own home.

Where should we take our photos?

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