“You’re never gonna get THIS MOMENT back.”

Imperfect moments are the ones that make the best stories.

The moments of togetherness in your family deserves to be captured by something other than your smart phone. We help you document the precious in-between small moments with emotion-evoking imagery.

Family Sessions

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This is for you if…


You’re a nostalgic mom who doesn't have many PHOTOs with your kids.

You are looking for an experience gift for friends and family.

you value your family heritage & connection.

you are a dog mom who wants sweet moments of you & your fur baby to be captured.

you are planning to update family photos for holiday cards.

GREAT NEWS.
We can help with that.

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Mother's Day Series

An intimate, artful styled studio session where you can set aside dedicated time to celebrate motherhood. We will create an experience where you can embrace each other, embrace emotions, and find joy while sharing family stories.

CELEBRATE the greatest love of all

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Beach Sessions

Effortless minis full of light, love and laughter. We will chase the sunset and pop champagne on the beach. This experience is the most popular with engaged couples⁠, families, expecting parents & dog parents.

enjoy a Fun summer date

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Romantic Fall Sessions

Our outdoor fall sessions feature dreamy portraits with beautiful golden autumn colors. Our favorite portrait locations include Dow Garden, Chippawa Nature Center, Bay City downtown and SVSU campus. This session is perfect for newly-engaged couples, families and senior portraits.

when every leaf is a flower

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Holiday Sessions

Join our Merry & Bright Holiday Sessions with your best holiday outfits! Each November, we design a refined Christmas scene exclusively for you. You will also have access to our Client's Closet! This is a great opportunity to print your holiday cards. 

*Limited Holidays Session investments starts at $600

exclusive styled Christmas session

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Fur babies are ALWAYS welcome.

Fur babies are a wonderful addition to photoshoots, just make sure that you plan accordingly. Walk them beforehand, and of course, groom them weeks ahead of time. Finally, bring some treats, favorite squeaky toys to keep them happy!

dear dog parents,

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“Chinling was very patient with our newborn. She was friendly, respectful and and professional!”

She was professional and very good with working with small children. She made me feel comfortable in front of the camera and I LOVE the way the images turned out. The editing was flawless and the turnaround time was quick.

— patricia Kahl

“We didn't feel like just another client to her. She WENT OUT O

The best decision we made for our wedding was hiring Chinling. Words can not describe how happy we are with her work. She did an excellent job in every way possible and went above and beyond to the results that she did. We are grateful that we are able to look back and see how beautiful our wedding day was.

— david papenhagen

“Chinling's CALM DEMEANOR and her ability to MAKE ANY LOCATION WORK for photos are priceless.

Gosh, where do I even start with Chinling?! ABOVE AND WAY BEYOND MY EXPECTATIONS. First impression of her was how incredibly organized and professional she is. She helped me prep things for my wedding that I hadn't thought about. I am so happy that Chinling made my wedding photo dreams come true!

— JULIA NORMAN

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Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment UNTIL IT BECOMES A MEMORY.

-THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL

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