Brian and Emily's engagement session took us a short trip down Division Avenue to Crescent Park. Crescent Park offers a variety of places to photograph from living walls and gardens to buildings and cityscapes and brick roads, we were surprised to be able to cover so many looks at one location! Click to read more and see Brian and Emily's session.Read More
The Gillhespy family joined us on the Saturday before Easter for Bayleigh & Emmelynn's Easter photos in the studio! Bayleigh loved the stuffed bunny we had and didn't put it down until they were walking out the door, while Emmelynn was on a hunt of candy, opening every colorful egg we had.Read More
Little Robert Baker (Hobbs for short) had his first photoshoot just days after being born. The Barkers are such an amazing family and we are so honored to photograph their newest addition. Click the link to see Hobbs' newborn session.Read More
Auden celebrated his first birthday (Mickey Mouse themed) with friends and family at Catch Air. He was thrilled and full of laughs at all of the books he received (Auden LOVES to be read to) and enjoyed his own personal cake before burning off the sugar in the ball pits.Read More
Being asked to photograph the birth of a child is an amazing and touching request. When Bri and Kris met with Heidi, Mitch, and their son Grant in January, we knew it was a good fit. Although Molly wasn't due to be born until March 10th, she decided to join us earlier on February 23rd. Click to take a look at Molly's birth story.Read More
Ian and Kenny are one of the sweetest couples we met. Bud from People Picture Co photographed their engagement session and will have the honor of photographing their wedding and reception later this year. In their engagement session, you can tell how much care and love they have for one another and just how perfect they are together. Take a look and see for yourself! :)Read More
We have been looking forward to Sarah & Jason's wedding since their engagement session last October. They are a relaxed couple with so much love, we can't help but be thrilled to share their day.Read More
Payton's Sweet 16 is coming up at the end of this month and she is so excited! In the midst of all the excitement she stopped by the studio with a few of her friends to get some great photographs of all of them together. Payton and her friends were such a great group of girls and ready to have some fun. They were so excited when our two studio animals wanted to steal the session with all of their cuteness.
Happy birthday Payton! We hope that you have an amazing day and a even better year.Read More
Amina is one of our college graduates that through the photographs she was able to capture her accomplishments and be proud of what she has done. She loves reading and learning so we had her bring some of her favorite books to the shoot.Read More
Stephanie is the owner of Second Dance Consignment on Division Ave South. Second Dance has been opened for about 3 years now and love collaborating with her each year. Recently, we had a prom photoshoot to showcase what she has this upcoming prom season. Adam and Kris had a fantastic time, both with Stephanie and the models. Take a look at some of the popular dress styles this season.Read More
2017 has brought us some really tremendous partnerships, including one with StageGR.
StageGR is an independent non-profit organization that works with the entire Greater Grand Rapids theatrical and performing arts community to provide exceptional educational value and a sense of unity to students of all ages, and in all walks of life.
Our first show with them was The Lion King. Autumn was thrilled to be able to participate in photographing the students during a dress rehearsal. She was able to snap some really great photos of each individual with their costumes on.Read More
EmbodyGR is 3! They celebrated as any Yogi would, by having a group class with live music and food. It was a wonderful event sharing togetherness, peace, and meditation. We have known Dana and EmbodyGR for a few years now. Bri, from The People Picture Co, met Dana back in 2015 when she photographed for them for the first time. The positive energy that this whole community displayed was inspiring. Ever since then, Bri and other members of The People Picture Co, Autumn and Kris, have been photographing many events for EmbodyGR. "What we love about Embody GR is they continuously give back to their community. May events are free or any donations made are going to a good cause," -Bri.Read More
We live to support our friends and our community. So when our friend Rachael asked us to take photos of her and supporters at the Blue Bridge downtown when it was light the colors of the National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA), of course we were there!Read More
The grand sweet 16! Such a memorable time in a young persons life. We were fortunate enough to have Grace and her friends in for some studio fun this past weekend to help bring in her sweet 16. Autumn, with the help of Adam and Kris, photographed the girls in such a way that would help highlight what being 16 is all about. Everyone geared up for some fun as they did group photos and also incorporated mini-group photos of Grace and her friends from different school districts.Read More
Adam and Autumn had a great time photographing John and Katie's engagement session this past Sunday in the lovely February sun! They even captured a few moments with their two dogs out in their backyard. After getting some amazing photos around their house, John and Katie brought Adam and Autumn to the location where they hope to be married. A gorgeous park overlooking the lake. After being inspired by the view, they headed over to Muskegon National Park to capture some great photos of the couple near the shore.Read More
Bri had the opportunity to photograph Kelsey when she was pregnant with Rowan so she was very pleased to be able to capture these precious moments once again. As any stylized session begins, Kelsey was pampered with hair by Maura McCarthy and make-up by Maria Kogut. Then began the photoshoot fun! Kelsey could not be more excited to welcome the new baby into her life, and the way that Rowan shows off his big brother shirt we can tell he is super excited to help out with the baby!Read More
Autumn and Bri had a wonderful time photographing Shelby and Dakota's engagement session this past weekend. What a wonderful day for portraits, 57 degrees in February! We walked around downtown Grand Rapids and had a great time checking out new locations. Afterward, we made our way over to Ah-Nab-Awen Park to get some great shots of them and the city.Read More
Kris met Callie and Dave for the first time at their engagement session, and it was like seeing old friends. Conversation was easy going and full of laughter throughout their session. Callie and Dave are so full of love, it was easy to capture their affection on camera. We can't wait for their wedding at Townsend Park later this year!Read More
Adam and Autumn met with Heather and Andy for their engagement session. They started off getting to know one another at Osgood Brewing Company in Grandville. After awhile of talking and having a great time they moved to Millenium park for some fun shots out in the snow! Both Autumn and Adam are looking forward to their wedding in April.Read More