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Family Christmas Photos | Marquette, Michigan

After the blizzard of a few weeks ago, I was so hopeful that there would snow on the ground for this Christmas-themed family shoot. To my dismay, the warmer temperatures and rain did a number on the beautiful blanket of white that had fallen! I was so relieved when I was scouting locations at Marquette’s Presque Isle […]

December 4, 2016



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Family Photos | Marquette, Michigan

On an absolutely breathtaking November Sunday, I met the Aqwa family at a couple of my favorite Marquette locations. Christine, a Lower Peninsula Michigander, was in Marquette visiting her twin daughters who attend the local university and her parents who live just a short drive away. The group (which included three generations!) was a joy to photograph and get to […]

November 30, 2016



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Family Christmas Photos | The Bals | Marquette, Michigan

Can this family get any cuter? I honestly don’t think so. They were all such troopers to brave the snow and cold with me this past weekend to get some really fun holiday photos. And can we all please give mom some serious props? She was out in the 20 degree weather with NO SLEEVES! Happy holidays, […]

November 22, 2016


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