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I truly cannot wait to become your lifelong family photographer!

My ultimate goal for your experience is to ensure it is as smooth and stress free as possible! I handle literally everything for you! I customize a truly one of a kind session to meet your family's specific needs right down to your favorite colors. I assure you and always encourage moms to come in your sweat pants, lounge on my comfy sofas and get ready right in my studio. All you will need to do is get your family out the door, which we both know can be a task in itself!
Afterwards, you will have beautiful images to hang on the walls in your home or even create a breathtaking album to place on your end table.  I love all families to have high quality, tangible items, to see and feel every day in their loving homes. Your portraits are so much more meaningful when you get to enjoy them everyday and will tell the story of your family! I hope to follow your family's story throughout the years, beginning with your journey into motherhood, to watching your children and family grow year after year. 

Your session will have full access to all of my custom and handmade studio props, outfits, and backdrops with every milestone session!

Providing you a truly One of a kind experience by PLANNing EVERY Tiny DETAIL!


No two children are alike and as such, no two sessions are the same. Each milestone I photograph, is as unique as your little one. I truly want to mesh well with your family! I want the experience to be calm, enjoyable and stress free, as your overall mood will manifest in your final images.  It is never too early to book! Most families plan to book 3-6+ months in advanced.

Just a reminder, 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 to chat about your session!



Your session includes a complimentary in person planning consultation. We will tour the studio and dive into all of my handmade props, fully planning your session from your favorite colors, sentimental item requests, backdrops and more! Your session will be customized with every prop and color imaginable. I have it all!  To fully book, we review the contract together and you will pay the reservation fee to hold your date.

Secure your date


Prior to your session you will have access to my detailed prep guide it will give you tips on how to get your child, parents and siblings ready for the session, including what to wear! Because your personal consultation already happened, your session will already be fully planned and set up prior to your arrival. The only thing left is to bring bring you and your sweet child, relax and soak in the experience! 

It's Session DAy!


The BEST part!!
One week following  your session, we will have a one on one ordering appointment where you will make your final selections of your favorite images! This is also the time where you will also choose handcrafted photo products such as albums, wall art to be displayed in your home, and digital files. I will be here every step of the way guiding you and helping you select  the best images for your home! You can expect your final images and fine art pieces to be ready in 4-6 weeks. 



"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."

"Amanda was wonderful to work with. Amanda was super helpful and responsive. I am clueless when it comes to coordinating outfits for pictures. Amanda helped me coordinate outfits for my three girls and husband. Everyone looked fabulous. She was great working with children. She captured some beautiful pictures of our entire family and me for my maternity session."

"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!"

"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 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