Welcome to my Journal! As a Lansing, Brighton, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Fenton maternity, newborn and family photographer, I do my very best to provide as many articles and other pieces of information to provide as much value to you as I can. Browse around, have a look, and let me know your questions! I am always here to help.

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Being a Lansing Maternity Photographer brings me great pride to help create beautiful heirloom artwork through this special time in your life. Being a mom of two I know how difficult pregnancy can be and how quickly they slip away. Maternity  photos are often overlooked for many families, but it […]

Maternity Photography

Being a Lansing Maternity Photographer

Lansing Newborn Photographer For The Love Of Photography Picture of Baby Girl Wrapped With Feet Out

Being a Lansing Newborn Photographer has been a dream come true. My studio is based in Lansing Michigan, but clients travel to me from all over the state. Getting to work with newborns has been an ultimate passion of mine for many years. I have been focusing on newborns since my career started as a […]

Newborn Photography

Being a Lansing Newborn Photographer

Lansing Newborn Photographer For The Love Of Photography Picture of Newborn Girl Wrapped Posed with Lovie

Booking your Michigan newborn photography session normally gets over shadowed with morning sickness and pregnancy brain. Being a mom myself, I know first hand how incredibly exhausting pregnancy can be. If is is your second, third, or even fourth child its a miracle we can even remember to feed ourselves! The further you get along, […]

Newborn Photography, Tips

Michigan Newborn Photography Best Time to Book

Family holding each other Brighton Toy Stores By For The Love Of Photography

Imagine this: you promise your kids that if they clean their rooms, or even just pick up the toys that have managed to destroy your living room in only two hours, you’ll take them to each get a toy at the best toy store in town. Twenty minutes later, they come darting into the room […]


Best Brighton Toy Stores

Little girl in basket with wraps for Grand Rapids Pediatricians by For The Love Of Photography

A great pediatrician is one that knowledgable and is willing to help your children have the best experience possible even while they’re getting a shot or a yucky strep test. So, I’ve put together a list of some of the best Grand Rapids pediatricians. I’m here to help you find the perfect pediatrician for you […]


Top Grand Rapids Pediatricians

Little Girl with Balloons and Glitter by For The Love Of Photography

Shopping is the best, but shopping for your babies is even better. One of my favorite things about being a mom is being able to buy all of the fun baby stuff that comes alongside it. Even before I had my kiddos, I would stop at the baby section in any store just to feel […]


Best Ann Arbor Baby Stores

Novi Pediatricians baby laying on hands by For The Love of Photography

As a pediatric nurse and a mother, I can tell you how necessary it is to have a reliable and trustworthy doctor for your babies. Child healthcare is not always rainbows and butterflies, so maintaining trust in your provider is the single most important aspect of being a mother—aside from actually being a mother, of […]


Top Rated Novi Pediatricians

Ann Arbor Pediatricians baby wrapped in purple by For The Love of Photography

As a mother, have you ever had a pediatrician you could actually trust to care for your babies? If you’ve only had good experiences with doctors, consider yourself lucky. Not all personalities mesh with others, and that typically becomes clear when dealing with health care providers. But, if you’re anything like me, imagine your worst […]


Top Rated Ann Arbor Pediatricians




For the Love of Photography is an East Lansing, Michigan based family photographer. Amanda specializes in newborn, baby milestone, maternity, family, and motherhood fine art photography. Serving the greater Lansing area: Dewitt, Grand Ledge, Okemos, Lansing, Williamston, Haslett, Howell,  Brighton, Novi, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and surrounding areas

15947 Park Lake Road East Lansing, MI 48824