Andrew ~ senior portraits

I was lucky enough to photograph Andrew during the same senior portrait session as Cari, my niece. Andrew is her good friend and “boy next door” and they wanted to combine their senior portrait sessions. Admittedly I was skeptical, because I wasn’t sure I wanted to share my niece’s senior portrait session with anybody! However, within seconds, I realized this was gonna be a super fun evening.:)

Because Andrew and Cari live in Indianapolis and I’m hanging out here in Brighton, Michigan, the two families actually went location scouting in advance! They settled on a beautiful, diverse setting at Fort Harrison in Indianapolis. It was close to their homes and has beautiful fields, old dilapidated buildings, bridges, rivers and more. I couldn’t have selected a better spot if I’d tried!Brighton Michigan Senior Photographer

The great thing about photographing two friends is that it also means two moms who were there to help. I always had one mom there to hold the reflector and another mom in the car with one of the seniors changing clothes. When there was no place to park, we were dropped off while they drove the car to stay out of trouble. Having two assistants at my side? Priceless. And I felt just a little bit like a high powered prima donna.:)

So back to Andrew. This guy has such an infectious smile you can’t help but be happy around him. His swimmer’s body looked amazing in every outfit he selected. It was great getting to know Andrew and his mother, Teresa. My niece is very lucky to have a friend like him!

Brighton Senior Boy Photographer


Daniel ~ simply me session

I love photographing tweens and young teens! Each one has such special qualities that I want to capture.

Daniel is 13 and loves all things outdoors. He also plays the french horn [with which I have a slight fascination].

Because middle children sometimes get overlooked in the photo department [Daniel is the third of four boys], his mom brought him into the studio for a SimplyMe portrait experience. He got to have a great experience with his mom and I got to capture his different looks. He is such a special kid!

His mom purchased a framed wall portrait to display among their other family portraits as well as an awesome 4×10 flip book. It’s a great way to honor such a fun stage for him. Years from now, he’ll no doubt be showing this little album to his own kids.:)

Brighton Michigan tween teen child photographer

September 15, 2015 - 10:15 pm

kitty Golding - This was a fun and special time – wish I had done this with the two older boys at age 13! Daniel loves the Flip book and it is special – will be a great item to put out at his open house in 5 years too!
Thanks Angie!

tucker ~ four month old cutie

This darling boy is already a veteran in front of the camera. His parents and grandparents just MIGHT be snapping a ton of photos of him, but I was also lucky enough to photograph him as a newborn also.

Tucker’s hair is a beautiful auburn and those eyes…..

We had a simple portrait session in my Brighton studio. At this age, four months, we want to work fast, but Tucker was ready for me with lots of smiles. Here are a few of my favorites from his session.

Brighton Michigan Baby Photographer

I love expressions at this age, and Tucker did not disappoint. We took a few moments and captured his many smiles and looks while his grandma held him. I won’t go into detail, but let’s just say we weren’t in a pickle about how to get him to make faces! 😉 Here is a cute collage I created for his parents, who had me frame it in a beautiful rustic frame. They will certainly enjoy it for many years!

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wall art wednesday – newborn and his siblings

Don’t ya just love newborn portraits? This family was having baby number 3, and it would most certainly be their last.:)Because of this, they wanted to commemorate not only baby Drew as a newborn, but they also wanted to spotlight the three kids together in a portrait they could enjoy every day.

Drew’s nursery has bluish periwinkle accents, so we designed a hand painted frame around the color scheme in the nursery. [Note to soon-to-be-parents: let me be involved with your newborn session WAY before baby is born! We will design a custom wall portrait or grouping specifically to match baby’s nursery! It’s just the funnest thing ever and you’ll never regret it!]. Drew’s framed portrait measures 24×28 from edge to edge and fits the space beautifully.

For the living room space, we chose a traditional rustic wood frame to enhance the beautiful 16×24 portrait of the three kids. This image makes my heart swoon every time I see it. I can’t imagine how the parents must feel when they see this beautiful portrait every single day!

I specialize in commemorating your child’s portrait session with framed or canvas wall art that you can swoon over each and every day. And for newborns, the sooner the better, really! Not only will I keep watch with you near your due date, but we’ll design something beautiful for his nursery well before he is born. One less thing to think about when baby arrives!Brighton newborn and child photographer

wall art wednesday ~ senior girl

Moms of seniors often tell me that it’s the wall portrait that helps them through their child’s first year in college. It’s always important for me that my clients choose and enjoy wall portraits, because they are truly seen and enjoyed every day. But with seniors heading off to college,  for their parents, it really hits home.

This senior [stunning, isn’t she?] has just finished her freshman year in college, and I just know how much Mom enjoyed seeing this on her wall every day while her daughter Jordan was away. In fact, we laughed when she ordered this wall portrait, because she said she would talk to it every day! [no, the mom isn’t crazy 😉 ]

Brighton Michigan Senior portrait photographer Jordan

This wall portrait, however, is about to be complemented with a soon-to-be-shot image of her sister! Yep, this week I am excited to be photographing Jordan’s younger sister. We’ve found two other spots nearby in the home to showcase Jenna’s senior portrait.

I also noticed a sweet little tabletop frame of a photo that I gave to them as a gift. I love to capture Mom with the senior quickly during the session, and I see that this particular one is enjoyed every day on the sofa table in the living room.:)

If you’d like to see other images from Jordan’s session, take a look here.

This is just one family where I’m photographing the second senior! I’m honored and flattered that these families had such a great experience with me doing senior portraits that they are coming back to me for their next senior!

July 17, 2015 - 11:54 pm

Jordan ~ Brighton Class of 2014 » Angela Brown Photography - […] To see how her wall portrait is displayed in her family home, check it out here! […]