I feel that quality should be equally as paramount as the experience when working together! I know that being in front of the camera can be scary and you may think that you will feel uncomfortable. I want to assure you that I will be directing you every step of the way! I promise you'll never have a moment to feel awkward because I will be constantly guiding you and showing you exactly what to do. I want you to be smiling, laughing, and feeling at ease throughout the entire process.
You will have beautiful images to hang on your new gallery wall we design together or a breathtaking album to place on your end table! You will have high quality, tangible items, to see and feel every day in your home. I hope to follow your family's story throughout the years, beginning with your journey through motherhood, to watching your children and family grow year after year!
Providing you a truly one of a kind experience by PLANNing EVERY Tiny DETAIL!
No two pregnancies are alike and as such, no two maternity sessions are the same. Each #FTLMom I photograph, is an amazing fit. I truly want to mesh well with you. I want the experience to be fun, laid back and stress free, as it will resonate in your images! The ideal time to have your session is when you are 34 weeks along. Some couples book me earlier to be able to secure their date as I book out well in advance.
In short there's only one of me, and dates fill up fast, so be sure to book yours early!
Email me (Amanda) and let's get on a no pressure phone call chat about your session!
Your session comes with a complimentary planning consultation. We will discuss your session along with my proven workflow. You will be able to pick from my private studio or one of my beautiful locations. You will also have the ability to see the all of the available gowns in my expansive maternity wardrobe, which are included with your session. Each of these details will provide you with an absolute unique experience for this special time in your lives! We will go through the contract and you will sign it and pay the reservation fee to hold your due date.
A detailed prep guide will be provided on how to get you, your significant other, and any children ready for the session, including what to wear! If you have selected a luxurious gown from my maternity wardrobe, a private changing room will be provided on location or you will have full access to my studio. Your session is up to 2 hours and I will guide you and your family to create truly authentic moments that conveys your love for one another!
After your session, we will have a one on one ordering appointment where you will make your final selections of your favorite images you cannot live without! This is also the time where you will also choose heirloom photo products like albums, premium metal or canvas, or framed prints to be displayed in your home. I will be here every step of the way guiding you and helping you select your images for you home! You can expect your final images and fine art pieces to be ready in 4-6 weeks.
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All maternity sessions have a session fee of $350 with collections starting at $990
I offer payment plans and a gift registry option.
My families hire me for my timeless work showcased in my one of a kind heirloom fine art like framed prints, canvases, and photo albums.
Your breathtaking session is one of a kind with your perfect location to showcase you and your beautiful baby bump. This is where my creativity and attention to detail will show while curating a one of a kind session. Your session gives you access to my expansive Maternity Wardrobe, private intimate studio and a detailed style and prep guide for my families.
I am not going to lie, I was so nervous about getting maternity photos done. My body had changed so much in just a short amount of time and I was extremely self conscious, even though I was proud and excited for my baby at the same time. Every step of the way, Amanda made the process fun and empowering. I had a blast, and my confidence has been up so much since getting my photos. I feel like I should have never had those thoughts about my body with how beautifully Amanda captured it. If you are thinking about getting maternity photos, DO IT. And book them with Amanda. Period.
"Amanda was so kind and easy to work with! We absolutely fell in love with the vision she had in mind for our maternity session. My husband and I both felt comfortable and directed for the entire shoot. For the Love of Photography made booking very easy. Amanda promptly answered any questions that came to mind and had great suggestions. Thank you, For the Love of Photography for making me feel so beautiful and capturing a moment in time that my husband and I will cherish forever!"
"We had a wonderful experience with Amanda for our newborn session! From the start of the process; she was quick to respond, friendly and professional. During the session, she made us feel very comfortable in her in-home studio and explained her process along the way. Amanda was very gentle with our little one and she captured some amazing pictures. We would definitely recommend Amanda and would use her again in the future!"
"For the Love of Photography is is exceptional! Amanda takes her time with your child/family, she works hard to deliver quality photos. She is incredibly kind and patient. She also takes all proper COVID precautions and keeps your baby very comfortable during the entire process. I highly recommend using her as a way to create keepsake memories for you and your family."
"Our family was so impressed with our For the Love of Photography newborn session. We felt comfortable that all precautions were in place to keep all of us safe and healthy during COVID. Amanda was extremely professional and so patient with our newborn daughter. And when our toddler son was a bit difficult for photos she welcomed us back to her studio on a different day and worked with us to get the best photos of our little family. We are so impressed with what we have seen of the session so far and can’t wait for the final photos! Highly recommend working with FtLoP!"
"We had such a great time with Amanda! She was very professional and captured AMAZING pictures of our newborn. We felt more than comfortable and safe in her in-home studio especially during this crazy time. Thank you Amanda!"
"We had an incredible experience working with Amanda! It was snowing and raining, yet she made it fun for our large crew and captured some great moments. She worked quickly, which is absolutely necessary when dealing with a lot of kids and our pictures are gorgeous. We will definitely be contacting Amanda again!"
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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