lifestyle + childhood + family photography

Oh, you don't even know how much I love babies and kids. I could write a novel about their tiny fingers and toes and their big eyes. Their big personalities in tiny bodies. Their giggles. Their sense of wonder and their open hearts are my favorite things.

The only two fields I've ever worked in are childcare and art. The two merge seamlessly. I discovered my passion for photographing kids while working as a nanny (for 7+ years now).

I'm all about capturing the happy, sweet, innocent spirit of childhood. As I photograph them, I tend to kind of follow them as they wander around. I talk to them and make them laugh, with some direction throughout. They usually do adorable things on their own with no prompting from me! I just capture those little split-second moments.

I will document your family in an artistic, natural way. No forced poses. Just playfulness, affection, and sweetness. The way you want to remember these precious years.

I hope you’ll let me in.

xo, Michelle

PS. you can read more about why I photograph childhood HERE.


my "home is you" sessions are family-focused, fun, and affectionate lifestyle portraits. if possible, I like to do these partially at your home and partially outside. people like to see photos of themselves where they grew up! we'll capture your quiet and loud moments, interaction, and love.   

my "home is you" sessions are family-focused, fun, and affectionate lifestyle portraits. if possible, I like to do these partially at your home and partially outside. people like to see photos of themselves where they grew up! we'll capture your quiet and loud moments, interaction, and love. 

 

my "wild & free" sessions are lifestyle portraits suited perfectly for spirited, active kids and toddlers who don't like to stay still for long! we'll basically have a session of playtime, capturing their personalities and interactions and the magic of their childhood freedom.   

my "wild & free" sessions are lifestyle portraits suited perfectly for spirited, active kids and toddlers who don't like to stay still for long! we'll basically have a session of playtime, capturing their personalities and interactions and the magic of their childhood freedom. 

 

my "baby magic" sessions are just as they sound: baby-focused! whether it's your first or your fourth, documenting your baby's first year is so important because they grow so quickly, and you want to remember all those little phases of babyhood before they're gone! my baby sessions are all about snuggles, simple playtime, their personalities, and the love of the family they've joined.  baby magic session: anytime 0-12 months old.   baby's first year: newborn, 4 months, 8 months, and 12 months. (this schedule works best for their development of all curled up, tummy-time, sitting up, and standing). each session is paid individually at the time of the session. 

my "baby magic" sessions are just as they sound: baby-focused! whether it's your first or your fourth, documenting your baby's first year is so important because they grow so quickly, and you want to remember all those little phases of babyhood before they're gone! my baby sessions are all about snuggles, simple playtime, their personalities, and the love of the family they've joined. 

baby magic session: anytime 0-12 months old.  

baby's first year: newborn, 4 months, 8 months, and 12 months. (this schedule works best for their development of all curled up, tummy-time, sitting up, and standing). each session is paid individually at the time of the session. 

   

 

 

   

 

 

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SESSION DETAILS

1-1.5 hour session

40+ high-resolution edited images delivered via online gallery

natural light: at home or on location

please contact me for availability!

see session costs below


INVESTMENT

portrait session (1 person) - $300 

couple or maternity session - $375 

baby, childhood, or family session - $450 * 

*$450 rate based on 1-5 people. $25 per extra person.
Travel fee if more than 25 miles from 92647.


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