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Lansing Milestone Photographer Toddler Crawling by For the Love of Photography

Welcome to a space where moments become timeless stories, and milestones are not just captured but celebrated as unique chapters of life. In this blog, join us on a journey into the life as a custom Lansing Milestone Photographer—a distinctive experience where every session unfolds in the warmth and privacy of our dedicated studio. The […]

Milestone Photography, Tips

Creating Art As A Lansing Milestone Photographer

Fenner Nature Center Toddler Sitting in Leaves by For The Love Of Photography

Nestled in the heart of Lansing, Michigan, Fenner Nature Center stands as a serene oasis, inviting nature enthusiasts and curious wanderers to immerse themselves in the beauty and tranquility of the natural world. In this blog, we embark on a virtual journey to discover the wonders that Fenner Nature Center holds, from its diverse ecosystems […]


Exploring Fenner Nature Center in Lansing

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

Imagine this: you turn away to cook dinner and boom your kids toys are scattered throughout the living room. You tried getting them to pick up, but are tired of arguing with them so you negotiate. You get them to agree that they will pick up and you’ll take them to get a toy at […]


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




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

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