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Sofia, Brighton High School Class of 2018

Sofi is a vibrant, energetic high school senior. Her energy and joy for life are so evident when you spend any kind ofView full post »

Meghan [and Sammi!] Senior Portraits

I was lucky enough to be Meghan’s senior portrait photographer this year. And I say lucky, because it’s soView full post »

Megan – Brighton High School Senior

Megan and her mom selected me to be her senior portrait photographer after they visited my Brighton Michigan studio. WeView full post »

Libby’s Senior Portraits

It was so fun working with Libby and her parents because I watched her play soccer with my daughter for several years.View full post »

Decorate Your Holiday Home With Snapshots

Christmas season is roughly a month out of the year, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t decorate withView full post »

Organize Your Photos – Part 5 of the Series

If you’ve been reading this year-long series, you’ve made great progress! You put all your photos in oneView full post »

Morgan – Troy High School Senior

I was so excited about photographing Morgan for her senior portraits this summer. I’d met her before, because IView full post »

an oldie but goodie….and still a favorite session

I still remember the day we did this photoshoot. It was October 23 2011, six years ago today! It was a landmark day forView full post »

Brighton Senior Girl – Dana

I love senior portrait season! Sometimes I realize the importance of my work with seniors and am humbled! TypicallyView full post »

Matt – Class of 2018

Matt is one good looking dude, and I’m not just saying that because he’s my nephew! He’s also superView full post »

Will – Senior Portrait Session

Will is a 2017 graduate of Detroit Catholic Central and is college bound soon! Here are some images from his sessionView full post »

Your Senior as Art – Beautify Your Home With What You Love Most

It’s high school senior season, which means my studio is filled with moms and seniors planning their seniorView full post »

Brittaney’s Senior Portrait Session

Brittaney came in last summer for her senior portraits – this fresh faced super sweet girl recently finished upView full post »

Download & Back Up Your Photos – Part 4 of the Yearlong Series

In my last post from this series [click here to read it] we talked about the fact that all our photos are EVERYWHERE.View full post »

Jon – Senior Guy

Jon and his mom followed me around mosquito-infested fields to indulge me in getting the shots I wanted! We also didView full post »

The Consultation Meeting – Are We A Match?

The main reason I have a great relationship with my clients is that I do pre-session consultations. This simple meetingView full post »

Introducing Modern Portraits for Women

When something is super important to me, I bring out my inner perfectionist. So for the last sixteen months,View full post »

photographs by Trisha Jimenez

The Gift She Gave Her Young Son

There it was. An obituary. An obituary of someone I’ve followed and admired in the photography world. She wasView full post »

Centralize All Your Photos – Month Three

This is the third step in our year-long journey to organize, print and enjoy our photos! [If you missed the first twoView full post »

Photo Organization Software – Month Two

Last month we agreed that we MUST get some organization going for all our personal photos. You’re stillView full post »

A Mom’s Story – The Road to Priceless Portraits

Gigi Bott VanderWeele is my guest writer today. She’s the pen behind Your Personal Memoir LLC, a Pleasant RidgeView full post »

Four reasons you should have your tween photographed now!

It’s true what they say. Kids grow up SO fast! And when kids are tweens, they are perhaps at their most uniqueView full post »

Organize & Print Your Photos – A Year Long Challenge

It’s true what they say. This generation of kids will be the most photographed generation in history, yet theyView full post »

senior boy on bridge

Tomasz’s Senior Portraits

Tomasz, with his longish hair, was different than any other senior guy I’ve photographed. The first time IView full post »

Organic Bloom Frames from Angela Brown Photography Brighton Michigan

Last Minute Gift Ideas – Frames!

If you’re anything like me, you love the look of frames by The Organic Bloom. I love that they can be colorfulView full post »

Hannah’s Senior Portraits

When I met Hannah I was quite taken with her beautiful hair. I’d never photographed a ginger before, so I wasView full post »

Chloe’s Senior Portraits!

The day was gloomy – we almost postponed, but Chloe and her mom came out to my Brighton Michigan Studio anyway.View full post »

Senior Yearbook Headshots

The high school seniors I photograph love the photo shoot experience! Urban, water, fields and endless fun outfitsView full post »

Sean’s Senior Portrait Session – Howell High School

Sean was doing his senior pictures for his mom, that I knew. So I really wanted to make the experience a fun one forView full post »

Your 3 Excuses for Putting Off Family Portraits [and how I solve them!]

I hear it all the time….the excuses why you’re not doing a family portrait session. Yes, I’m talkingView full post »

Cari’s Senior Portrait Session

I don’t blog about every session I do, but when I was handling some maintenance on my website this week I noticedView full post »

How YOU Doin

My First International Print Competition!

If you know me, you know I’m always studying, researching, certifying and growing in my photography journey. LastView full post »

Three generations portrait on location

Extended Family Summer Portrait Session

This family patriarch was gifted a portrait session from his kids for his birthday and I was lucky enough to be chosenView full post »

Michigan Senior Photographer - Guy in Front of Map

Matthew in his Element – Senior Portrait

One of the many unique and special things about Matthew is his love of books – especially travel and culture. IView full post »

Angela Brown Photography Extended Family Portrait Photographer

My extended family portrait experience!

My mother-in-law asked if we could do a family portrait session while we were vacationing in Iowa over Memorial Day.View full post »

Brady ~ Tween Studio Session

Ahhh, Brady. Funny, loving and darling Brady. I had such a great time with this tween! At ten years old, he still hasView full post »

Kevin – senior portrait session

Kevin’s family has lived in Howell many years, so it was natural to photograph him there. Like most senior guys,View full post »

Premium Custom Albums

Every high school senior that walks through my studio knows that I LOVE albums! And just about every parent of a highView full post »

wall art wednesday – organic bloom powder room

Sometimes it’s the color that gets ya! My client and I were meeting to determine how she wanted to display herView full post »


Don was in the studio a few months ago for a series of headshots. A talented clarinet player, Don was going to be theView full post »

little MSU fans surprise daddy

My last session of 2015 was one of my most memorable! Imagine three young kids between the ages of 2 and 9. ImagineView full post »

headshots – it’s time for a new you

When is the last time you updated your headshot? 10 years ago? 5 years ago? Don’t you think you owe it toView full post »

have a merry little christmas!

From my little corner of the world to your holiday home, I wish you a very Merry Christmas! Enjoy your friends andView full post »

measure twice, cut once [epic fail – fixed!]

My dad always used to say “measure twice, cut once.” That has never been more in my mind than this week! InView full post »

jeremy turns 14 ~ simply me session

Jeremy came to my Brighton Michigan studio recently so we could capture him at this awesome stage of his life. AfterView full post »

fun in the snow ~ [howell michigan family photographer]

Family portrait sessions don’t need to be done in the summer! In fact, all seasons are great to showcaseView full post »

3 ways to display senior portraits without having a shrine

I hear it every year. “I don’t want to make my home look like a shrine to (insert senior nameView full post »

Tucker at 7 months

I’ve always said that my favorite age for kids is the 6-7 month range. When Lauren was that age I never tired ofView full post »

julia ~ senior portrait session

Julia is one of my favorite muses. She’s modeled for me in the past ~ I’ve known her for 13 years. [ItView full post »

product love ~ frames from the organic bloom

It’s been a while since I’ve done a spotlight on one of my favorite products, and my story on The OrganicView full post »

jenna – senior portraits

I was lucky enough to photograph Jenna this summer. Although I photographed her sister Jordan two years ago for herView full post »

evan ~ senior session

Evan was not excited about doing senior portraits. But like many senior guys, Evan agreed to do it for his mom. ButView full post »

Andrew ~ senior portraits

I was lucky enough to photograph Andrew during the same senior portrait session as Cari, my niece. Andrew is her goodView full post »

Daniel ~ simply me session

I love photographing tweens and young teens! Each one has such special qualities that I want to capture. Daniel is 13View full post »

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 tonView full post »

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 yearView full post »

wall art wednesday – senior portraits

Since senior portrait session is up and running here in Michigan, and since today’s Wednesday, I thought it wouldView full post »

kim – glamour and beauty

It all started with the red blouse I saw in her suitcase as she was unpacking at my home. [Kim had joined her parentsView full post »

wall art wednesday ~ my back hall

There is nothing better than a printed photograph. Seriously. I’m not just saying that because I’m aView full post »

wall art wednesday

Hey there! I’m starting a new feature here showcasing photography as art in people’s homes. About everyView full post »

introducing “Simply Me” portrait experience!

I’m beyond excited to introduce something near and dear to my heart – SimplyMe portrait experience! KidsView full post »

newborn session ~ tucker

I recently was lucky enough to have Tucker in the studio. He was escorted by his mom and grandma – I took oneView full post »

product love ~ custom photo pendants

Sometimes you have to kiss a LOT of frogs before you find your Prince Charming! That’s what these last few monthsView full post »

get the right sized portraits….every time

Have you ever had professional portraits done and you ordered a great big 8×10 for your wall? You excitedly getView full post »

holiday sparkle mini-sessions – the “real” images!

Since many of our holiday sparkle mini-session prints were holiday gifts, I promised not to post our favorite imagesView full post »

holiday sparkle mini-sessions are a success!

Recently I held a weekend of Holiday Sparkle Mini-sessions and had an absolute blast! Since I am a custom portraitView full post »

office makeover – clean means creative!

Okay, I am ashamed to show you my “before and after” images of my home office. It’s a wonder I gotView full post »

twin 3 year olds ~ double the fun!

I recently enjoyed working with this family to celebrate the twins’ third birthday. It was also a way to documentView full post »

oliver: dog a day (and adorable wonder dog!)

Think about pulling your camera out once a day – EVERY day. How hard would it be to create a meaningful photoView full post »

cari ~ sweet sixteen

Let’s just say I have known this amazing young lady since before she was born. I dreamed of a niece that wasView full post »

a thanks to mothers on mother’s day

We all know it’s the moms that are responsible for the family portraits we take – whether it’s aView full post »

five rules for arranging old family photos

My mom recently moved into a retirement home apartment, and we wanted it to feel like home to her. So, I recently spentView full post »