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BASED IN Grand Rapids MICHIGAN

kellie hetler photography

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Ann Arbor Newborn Photographer

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Families & Children

Welcome sweet Cohen! We celebrated this sweetie’s arrival after waiting a couple extra weeks…and goodness is he loved! As a photographer, I often get to travel all over the state, and this time I made my way to his home near Ann Arbor for his newborn session. Some of my favorite images include all three […]

Grand Rapids Family Photographers

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Families & Children

John and Erin have a beautiful family. I was their wedding photographer at Wildwood Family Farms several years ago and now they have three precious daughters. It’s so fun seeing them again! When you have so many different photographers to choose from in Grand Rapids for family or wedding photos, I’m always humbled when you […]

Grand Rapids Family Photos in the Rain

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Families & Children

Who says you can’t shoot in the rain?! These family photos were taken in a park outside of Grand Rapids in the early weeks of fall on an evening that just happened to have a little rain. Ok….a lot of rain! As it often happens in Michigan, the forecast was looking great so we decided […]

Michigan In-Home Family Session

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Families & Children

Oh goodness, you are going to love this beautiful family and sweet Sutton who is six months old! I met them at their West Michigan home for an in-home family session to celebrate sweet Sutton joining the family. I just adore these images and these big, beautiful smiles….don’t you?! What an absolutely gorgeous family! I […]

Lake Michigan Family Portraits

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Portraits

This beautiful family is so special to us. Bree is a part of my daughter’s medical team, turned clients, turned friends….but I’m not sure in which order 😉 I love seeing them whenever we can…we even traveled to NYC last year and stayed with them, visiting the Statue of Liberty and eating the best pizza. […]

Classic Grand Rapids Newborn Photography

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Families & Children

I simply adore this family. Meeting at their home in Grand Rapids for Penelope’s newborn session, giving me an opportunity to create classic images is always my favorite type of photography. Images that they’ll love forever! One of my favorite memories in my career has been shooting big brother, Chip’s, newborn photos a few years […]

Lansing Newborn Photographer

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Portraits

This cutie is Aiden. Our team photographed his mom and dad’s wedding what seems to be so many years ago and I was blessed to photograph James and Kim while they were excitedly waiting for Aiden to arrive. Finally, I was able to meet them at their home near Lansing for newborn photos and once […]

Family Photography Grand Rapids MI | Baby Nicholas

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Families & Children

Sweet little Nicholas is here and he has the cutest big sister too! I have been blessed to follow this family from their wedding in Grand Rapids MI all the way to capturing many family photography sessions (not to mention, momma Annette, was my childhood friend growing up). It’s seriously so precious watching beautiful families […]

Newborn Photographers in Grand Rapids | Baby Jett

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Families & Children

Oh my…I can’t believe he’s here. The journey that this sweet family took to ensure Jett’s safe arrival will have to be saved for another day, but hear me, he is loved and oh-so welcomed by his family. Out of all the photographers in Grand Rapids, I was blessed to capture some of his first […]

Michigan Newborn Photographer

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Families & Children

This newborn session is so incredibly sweet. You may remember Adam and Mari from their wedding at The Felt Estate in Holland, Michigan but this time I was blessed to be their newborn photographer. Watching families grow is the best part of my job! The photo above may be my favorite newborn session ever. Those […]

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