Lexi- Class of 2021 Senior

July 7, 2020

Photography by Michelle- Senior girl photographer

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I am so excited to start my Class of 2021 Senior series! My Class of 2020 senior series was a highlight last year, so I am excited to get started with the Class of 2021 seniors. I will post a Class of 2021 Senior every Monday and up first is Lexi! These photos were from […]

Joy- Class of 2020

May 13, 2020

senior girl photography

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Joy- Class of 2020! I have had the honor on knowing Joy for years! She embodies everything about her name, Joy is an absolute JOY to be around! Joy has been really involved throughout all of high school! Some of her accomplishments include being a member of the National Honor Society and Youth Leadership Wilson. […]

Sydney M – Class of 2020

May 12, 2020

senior girl photography

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Sydney- Class of 2020! I have known Sydney (class of 2020) , and her parents, for a long time, she played softball with my daughter Kaylee when they were little girls. I was so excited when she applied to be on the rep team! Sydney is involved in a little bit of everything at school! […]

Addi- Class of 2020

May 8, 2020

girls senior photography

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Addi- Class of 2020! Addi, class of 2020 is a beautiful girl with the prettiest smile! Addi was up for any session I threw their way and rocked them all. Fun fact: She has played the piano since the first grade and also loves to play tennis. Want to see some more from this first […]

Sydney- Class of 2020

May 7, 2020

senior girl photo

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Sydney- Class of 2020. Sydney (class of 2020) is a quiet beauty, and has an infectious smile. Syd is a senior at Wilson Central High School and played on their volleyball team all four years of high school and also played club volleyball with Alliance Airborne volleyball. Want to see more from our Meet and […]

How to prepare for your family portrait session

April 28, 2020

family photos on the lake

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Here are my best tips and tricks on how to prepare for your family portrait session. You’ve found a photographer, booked the date, and paid the deposit. It’s time to get planning so you can have portrait session you are hoping for with little to no stress! Things to do to prepare before your family […]

Neveah- Class of 2020

April 24, 2020

senior girl photos

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Neveah- Class of 2020! Next up is the beautiful Neveah! This sweet girl is a firecracker, in the best way possible! She has a huge personality and a heart to match! A little bit about Neveah: She has been dancing for 14 years, and absolutely loves it. Her other hobbies are taking pictures, traveling, and […]

How to prepare for your senior session!

April 23, 2020

senior photos

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Preparring I LOVE everything about senior photography! Helping with how to prepare for your senior session can make or break the whole experience! It is my job as the photographer to make the process as stress free as possible! The best way for me to do that is to help my senior prepare. My Senior […]

Kaylee- Class of 2020

April 22, 2020

senor girl photography, lavender field

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Kaylee- Class of 2020! This 2020 Senior is a little different…. why? Because she is my first born! She is MY SENIOR! To say I am proud to be her mom would be the understatement of the year. Kaylee helped me get my first Senior Rep Team off the ground! She helps me with my […]

Winter Splendor Styled shoot | Mount Ida Farm

April 21, 2020

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Winter Splendor The final shoot I did while at the Creatively Gathered was this winter shoot. Here is the link to the Zero Waste and Country Traditional blog posts also from this styled shoot. This wedding vision board was called “Winter Splendor”. The goal was to put the glitz and glam into the gloom of […]

Carson- Class of 2020

April 20, 2020

senior girl photos, lavender field

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Carson- Class of 2020! Next up in this blog series is Carson! I have known Carson for 5+ years. She played club volleyball with my daughter, Kaylee for 3 years. They even won SRVA club regionals when they were 15! Even thought they don’t attend the same school they have kept their friendship and I […]

Ella- Class of 2020

April 17, 2020

senior girl photography session, Downtown Nashville

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Ella- Class of 2020! I met Ella at our first session! Here are some more from that session! Ella is a senior at Goodpasture Christian School and she is involved in EVERYTHING! Cheerleading, Student Council, National Honors Society, Beta Club, Mission Trips , she is the Baseball Manager, and in the ensemble of the Spring Musicals. […]

Unplugged ceremonies- why you should consider having one!

April 16, 2020

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Unplugged! One of the most common questions I get asked when I meet with couples is what are unplugged ceremonies and should we have one? If you’re not familiar with unplugged ceremonies, they are when you request that your guests turn off their devices for the ceremony. This allows your guest to be present during […]

Brooklyn- Class of 2020

April 15, 2020

senior photo

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Brooklyn- Class of 2020. She first applied to be a spokesmodel so she could take cute pictures with her best friend Carson who is also on the team. She also loves to be involved with different things, and thought this would be a great opportunity. Here was the post from our first team session! At […]

Country Traditional Styled shoot | Mount Ida Farm

April 14, 2020

country traditional wedding shoot

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Country Traditional This was yet another beautiful styled shoot hosted by K Layne Styled at Creatively Gathered. The wedding was a Country Traditional theme, in addition to the previous post it was also held at Mount Ida Farm. Look at those sweet puppy faces. A puppy wrapped in flowers is always better than just a bouquet of […]

The Best of 2020 Seniors!

April 13, 2020

Photography by Michelle seniors

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Cue the confetti… the Class of 2020 is about to graduate! Here are some of my favorite images- The best of 2020 Seniors! My Senior Rep Team: This amazing group of 9 ladies were my first ever Photography by Michelle Senior Rep team. We did several photoshoots throughout the year and had so much fun! […]

My 4 tips for beautiful getting ready photos!

April 9, 2020

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Hey future brides! Today I’m sharing about one of the most exciting parts of the wedding day: getting ready! This is when it all starts to feel REAL… you’re finishing your hair and makeup, and then you finally put on your wedding dress! This is such an exciting time but, there are definitely a few […]

Zero Waste Styled Shoot- Mount Ida Farm in Charlottesville, VA

April 7, 2020

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Zero Waste Back in December of 2019 I was able to attend a massive styled shoot called Creatively Gathered hosted by K-Layne Styled. This zero waste styled shoot was nothing short of amazing. The event was planned for a couple hundred photographers who were attending the Katelyn James Business Journey. It took place at the […]

Planning your wedding day timeline.

January 23, 2020

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Timelines are everything! When it comes to your wedding, a well planned timeline with make the day go much smoother! That’s why creating a wedding day timeline is absolutely vital — even running a few minutes late can throw the whole day off-track and cause unnecessary stress. Keep in mind though that each couple’s wedding […]

Questions to ask your wedding photographer!

January 21, 2020

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So many questions! There are so many questions you want to ask your wedding photographer, but how do you narrow it down to the important stuff. There is so much information floating around about this topic! Just read any wedding blogs or websites related to weddings or photography on Pinterest. While I wouldn’t say they’re […]