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Emma Elevates The Senior Picture Game In Detroit!

We love Emma.  She is just a burst of personality and total adorable-ness, and on top of that she’s clearly my spirit animal – we totally bonded over American history and that’s pretty much what we talked about while her mom Tara and Ally sat and watched during her consultation.  We decided we’re going to go for coffee and talk about history one day lol!  To that end, Emma had a plan for her love of books to be a part of her senior session and she had scoped out the venerable John K King Bookstore in Detroit as an essential locale in our plan – she even contacted the store where they were more than accommodating in letting us photograph there!  This turned out to be the beginning of an EPIC day that ended up at our fave Chili Mustard Onions for dinner!  So let’s get to what happened at the bookstore and more highlights in between as Emma Elevates the senior picture game!

Emma Elevates

John K King is a massive bookstore of used books that you MUST visit if you haven’t before.  Here’s the behind the scenes Facebook LIVE broadcast where you can tell how giddy we were about photographing there!

And one of the results…

Emma Elevates

How beautiful!  Emma looks amazing and it’s just such a cool photo that really captures a big part of who she is.

From there we headed over to Belle Isle where Emma and Tara had another great prop in store….

Emma Elevates

How fun is the bicycle and the flowers in the basket?  The sky opened up right after this photo with a blast of rain as we scurried back to the car to wait it out.  We just lucked out on that… it didn’t last long and it left behind a gorgeous rainbow in the sky.

We headed over to the edge of the island to get a skyline photo of Detroit and this one with the off-camera flash is awesome – it’s just more of Emma elevating…

Emma Elevates

Last but not least we headed over to Eastern Market for the murals and there’s a funny fruit mural Emma likes a lot so we used that one.  Here’s the behind the scenes from Instagram LIVE (including a “Tara takeover” where Tara took over the broadcast)!

And here is the fun result!
 
Emma Elevates
Adorable!!!
 
And there you have it! Emma Elevates indeed – she slayed on this day!  We hope you enjoyed the highlights of our day with her!
 
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Adin (and Detroit) Versus Everybody On An Awesome Senior Session!

Adin is a great dude and he has totally fit right in – we love hanging with this guy and we have been honored to have him representing our studio for the class of 2020 from Frankel Jewish Academy!  When we photographed him for his spokesmodel session back in May he was solo, but this time for our trip to Detroit he had his mom Nancy join us and she’s a lot of fun!  “Detroit Versus Everybody” is symbolic of how Detroit came back after many assumed the city was all but dead and now it’s thriving!  We celebrate that when seniors say they want to head downtown for photos and we had a great day down there with Adin and Nancy so let’s get to some highlights!

Adin Versus Everybody!

We headed first to Belle Isle where we got one of the Detroit skyline poses that we love…

Versus Everybody

So cool!

We spent quite a bit of time on Belle Isle where there is much to see, including one of our favorite bridges:

Versus Everybody

What a pic – Adin looks GREAT.

We also headed to a cool bridge that we’ve used a few times and we have some behind the scenes action – first on Facebook:

…and the result:

Versus Everybody

We hit a couple more spots as well including this one along the Riverwalk – here’s some more behind the scenes this time from Instagram:

From there we headed over to the Belt alley to get a couple more to wrap it up and here’s a cool one with a mural as a backdrop:

Versus Everybody

Love it!

What a cool day – Adin versus everybody ladies and gentlemen!  We hope you enjoyed the highlights of our day with him!

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Sydney In The City! An Awesome Detroit Senior Session!

Sydney slayed in the city!  What a fabulous senior session in Detroit and the whole fam joined us down there – we had a lot of fun!  Her parents and her little sis – David, Risa and Gabrielle are a riot!  Sydney is a beautiful North Farmington Raider senior – inside and out from the class of 2020 and we are thrilled to present a few sneak peeks from our day with her!

Sydney In The City!

We started on Belle Isle in the morning and we had great weather conditions – let’s start at the fountain:

Sydney

Such a cool pic and Sydney looks gorgeous!

We also played around with the skyline shot down by the Detroit River and here’s a little behind the scenes fun with the fam from Facebook Live:

And here are a couple other spots we love like the red bridge:

Sydney

And the covered bridge…

Sydney

We headed over to Eastern Market and then for a bite at Green Dot Stables before we headed back to the studio!  Here’s a little more behind the scenes fun we had over by Eastern Market this time from Instagram Live:

At this point it was back to the studio for a few more and we went with the black and blowy…..and – wow!
 
Sydney
So there you have it!  Sydney in the city was a winning session indeed and we hope you enjoyed the highlights of our day with her!!!
 
 
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Latoiya Looks Lovely In Boudoir Photos Featured On Fox 2 Detroit!

By now if you follow us on social media or subscribe to our newsletter there’s a pretty good chance you have caught the feature on Fox 2 Detroit that they did on us and boudoir photography.  We have posted photos from the other two sessions highlighted in that piece here on the blog, and here is the third!  Latoiya did a fantastic job in her interview and she looks lovely indeed in these photos!  Boudoir photos are often done on location for privacy, but we did some in the studio for this feature and as you’ll see below the crew from Fox 2 was actually here while we photographed one.  As a side note they ran this feature three times – the first time they misspelled Latoiya’s name which you’ll see here, but they actually corrected it when they ran it the next two times!  Here is the feature before we get to the photos:

Latoiya Looks Lovely…

Meanwhile Latoiya mentioned in the piece about wondering if you’ve “lost it” after you’ve had kids and how boudoir can give you the confidence that you haven’t lost it at all – which she most certainly has not!!!  She looks fabulous!

Latoiya Looks Lovely

Beautiful!

Here’s a few more:

Latoiya Looks Lovely

Latoiya Looks Lovely

Latoiya Looks Lovely

Latoiya looks lovely indeed – boudoir is fun, sexy and empowering!  We love what Latoiya said at the end that “hopefully all women can see that it’s nothing to be ashamed of or looked down upon – that it’s to build us up!”

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It’s Time For The Class of 2020 Spokesmodel Panorama…..RAMA!!!

YES it’s time for the Class of 2020 Spokesmodel Panorama…..RAMA!!!  This is our third annual post like this, and while these are NOT professional photos, they are a fun behind the scenes way of representing what we’ve been up to with our new crew over the last few months in panoramic style!  I took these (Doug – not Ally) with my iPhone XR and we love to stack ’em up and give them their own blog post!  Now that we’ve completed all of our 10 spokesmodel sessions we can start rolling these things out – so fun!  And what a great crew we have this year….

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Yes we went to some of the usual spots including studio sessions early when the weather was still freezing, but we also went to a few new ones including a couple locations in Ann Arbor and we also have spokesmodels from Clarkston High School and Ann Arbor Skyline this year!  A first for us!  So in no particular order, here is your class of 2020 panorama…..RAMA!!!

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Ava

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Sedona

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Blake

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Dana

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Kendall

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Jordan

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Katie

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Alivia

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Adin

2020 Spokesmodel Panorama

Maddie

And there it is!!!  The class of 2020 is HERE and we are so excited!  We hope you enjoyed the panorama…..RAMA!!!

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Dehko Drops The Beats and We Got The Photos To Go With ‘Em!

Dehko is on the rise and they were here in the studio for some updated headshots…  If you like techno you need to get on these local DJ brothers Sam and Jordan who really bring it!  Just having them here was hype enough – we had a blast with these guys!

Dehko Drops The Beats

Check out this track:


 

Now let’s check out a few highlights from the photos!  First the dynamic duo on the black:

Dehko

Looking good…

We also have some fun behind the scenes action from the shoot – first from Facebook Live:

And here’s another dope track too…

Now we’ve got a couple of individual pics of the boyz – Jordan first:

Dehko

Ally loves guys in pink.

Sam’s up next:

Dehko

We also have some more behind the scenes from Instagram

And we’ll leave you with one more photo of the brothers on the white backdrop:

Dehko

NICE.

We hope you enjoyed the highlights of our time with these rock stars!  Be sure to visit Dehko’s website and check them out on Spotify and iTunes!

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All About Ava And Her Amazing Senior Spokesmodel Session!

Ava is a character and we are huge fans.  We had so much fun with her, and her photos?  OMG.  She’s a pro – tons of style and sass and the day we spent with her and her mom Stacie whom we went to high school with was one we won’t soon forget!  A great time in Detroit and we can’t wait to do it again on her senior session.  We are pleased to have her representing our studio at Bloomfield Hills High School for the class of 2020!  Let’s get to the photos…

All About Ava

Our plan was to go to Belle Isle first and this was where the adventure started… the ramp to get onto I-75 south from I-94 was closed so we ended up heading in the opposite direction which put us right by an industrial center where we have taken some images before so we figured while we were there we would get a few….

Ava

And wow.  Right off the bat Ava was in the zone – what a gorgeous image.

After a little time there we headed back down to our original destination and…..they were setting up for the Grand Prix.  Ugh!  No worries – we still got our skyline image that has become popular for Detroit sessions and we have a little fun behind the scenes from our livestream on Facebook:

And here is the result:
 
Ava
Detroit and Ava vs. Everybody!
 
Next we headed over to Eastern Market to get a few photos on a particular wall that we love (after a lunch break at Chili Mustard Onions – YUM).
 
Ava
As you can imagine we had a really tough time narrowing down photos from this session… Ava looked fantastic!
 

We also have more behind the scenes this time from the livestream we did on Instagram!

Last but not least after bouncing around the D a little more we made it back to the studio for a few photos on the black backdrop (most of our seniors do a combination of studio and location for their sessions) and we’ll leave you with this stunner
 
Ava
 
 
Great one to end on!  We were all about Ava that day indeed and we hope you enjoyed the highlights of our day with her!
 
 
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The Best Of The Class Of 2019 Senior Snapchat Stories!

What a year (so far) it’s been for our Class of 2019 seniors!  We decided to go back for the first time and create an EPIC recap video of the best of the Class of 2019 Senior Snapchat Stories for you!  We know not everyone has Snapchat, and even if they do they may not have caught all of our stories throughout the senior season so here we go… 

The Class of 2019 Senior Snapchat Stories

2019 Senior Snapchat

This video makes us smile the whole way through – it’s about 15 minutes long and includes everyone we shared highlights of publicly throughout – from Detroit to Ann Arbor, Pontiac to New York, summer, fall and winter, with plenty of wildlife, laughs, squad selfies and other shenanigans – but most of all our SENIORS!!!  We love these young people and there are still more of them to come so there will likely be a part 2… 

Enjoy!

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A Legendary Day With Loren In Detroit For Senior Pictures!

Wow what a day with Loren!  Loren was so adorable the first time she came to the studio – she had been following along with some of our sessions on Instagram and elsewhere on social media as many do and she was totally fired up for her turn!  She and her mom Lili had some great ideas for the session and it led us to some things we had never tried before!  We’ll get to that in a little bit, but suffice it to say (as you’re about to see) this was a legendary day with Loren for sure!  Dad Eugen and little bro David even hung out and jumped in for a couple photos at one point so it was a family affair and we had a lot of fun, but this blog post is about Loren, so let’s get to a few pics!

Legendary Day

We started on Belle Isle as we often do and got this image of our girl with the skyline in the background:

Legendary Day

We also have some fun behind the scenes from the day starting with the replay from the livestream on Instagram!

We stayed on Belle Isle for a bit and also got this pretty photo of Loren in the willow!

Legendary DayLove that one!

At this point we switched locations and headed over to the Belt where we captured a cool pic of Loren looking off to her future!  Hehe…

Legendary Day

The overalls with the Hamilton socks rock!

And now for the coup d’état!  It was getting towards evening and it was a little chilly – not quite carnival weather, and yet we had plans for the carousel on the riverwalk – add a perfect dress to match and a legendary photo is created!  We even made this one into a metal sample for the studio!  Truly a fairy tale photo – and first here’s the behind the scenes on Facebook Live!

And the result!

Legendary Day

Amazing!

Yes it was a legendary day that we won’t forget with Loren, and we hope you enjoyed the highlights!

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A Happy Hannah Happening – Spectacular Senior Pics in the D!

A happy Hannah happening was what we had in downtown Detroit on this senior session!  We go back to high school with Hannah’s mom Robyn so this was one of those surreal sessions for us and it was certainly one to remember!  Hannah’s dad Glenn came along as well and we had a blast.  As for Hannah we just have to say that she has this fun and infectious personality that totally draws you in – just a cool and nice girl who isn’t afraid to have a good laugh!  We loved working with her and she had an amazing session, so let’s get to the pics!

Happy Hannah Happening in the D

Hannah decided on Detroit so we spent all of our time there, and we started on Belle Isle where we got the cool skyline photo that we love!

Happy Hannah Happening

Okay she’s adorable.

We also have some fun behind the scenes for you first from the replay of the Facebook Live broadcast:

We grabbed a few more photos on Belle Isle too – first on the red bridge up close and personal with our girl:

Happy Hannah Happening

That backlight is kickin’!

And we also went back to the graffiti bridge – here’s some more behind the scenes from Instagram:

….and the result:

Happy Hannah Happening

Love it!!!

We made a location change to Eastern Market to finish up the day and found a few awesome murals – here’s one of them to leave you with:

Happy Hannah Happening

A happy Hannah happening indeed!!!  We hope you enjoyed the highlights of our day with her!

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