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Grand Rapids, MI Newborn Photographer | Awards Season



Much like Moira Rose, my favorite season is AWARDS!

So you can imagine I was pretty thrilled when I found out that four of the five images I entered into competition placed as winners!


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While entering competitions is much more about the feedback and learning from others, I’m always surprised and grateful to find out that judges from all across the world found some of my photos were worthy. It’s such a nice reminder that all of the hours learning, shadowing, and shooting are paying off. I’m still miles from where I want to be, but I’m definitely further than I was


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Sending out all the gratefulness in the world to you all! Thank you for trusting me with your families, your memories….the honor is always all mine.


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Also excited to share that February is now fully booked, with 1 newborn and 1 milestone session available in March. Newborn sessions take place in my in-home studio in Middleville, MI and are best held within the first two weeks after delivery. Your customized session includes access to my wide variety of props, wraps, backdrops and outfits. And although I’m now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, all Covid precautions (masks, deep cleaning, limited sessions per week) will remain in place for some time for everyone’s safety and peace of mind.

And don’t forget to book your 2021 family photo session!  Very limited availability left in May-June, with booking open through 2021. These portrait sessions take place outdoors throughout the Grand Rapids / West Michigan area with several package options to choose from. Click here to see more of my family galleries!


I’m Ellie, and I specialize in maternity photography and newborn photography here in the Grand Rapids area.

Whether you’re welcoming a new member of the family, or want to capture the essence of your crew in this very moment, I know how important these photographs are. My goal is to leave you with beautiful, timeless images and an experience you’ll never forget.  From tailoring your session to fit your vision, to delivering stunning, heirloom products, I’ll help guide you every step of the way.