Grand Rapids Maternity Photographer // Eric + Jess + Baby!

Do you remember these two?  I was lucky enough to be able to photograph their wedding a couple of years ago on a gorgeous super snowy November day….and here they are having their first baby together.  A sweet little boy!  I can’t wait for him to arrive!!  Thankfully we didn’t have quite as much snow to fight through during this session, but I just love these images.  Sweet Natalie and their adorable pup too….the whole family came along for the fun :)

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Jess – You are simply gorgeous.  

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Michigan Children Photographer // Ella – One Year Old!

Little Miss Ella is one year old now and she just happens to be my birthday twin!  I’m a little late in sharing these images because I let her mommy post them first.  Isn’t she the sweetest?!  I just love her sweet and adorable personality, not to mention those kissable cheeks!  Happy birthday princess!

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Michigan Wedding Photographer // 2016 Wedding Recap!

2016 was such a fun year with so many beautiful weddings.  Each year we are so blessed to meet new brides and grooms that make their way right into our hearts and this year was no different.  I love how Kristi and Isabel have become such an important part of our Hetler team…without them the past few years wouldn’t be the same!  I can’t wait to see what 2017 has waiting for us!

Let’s take a look back on the past year before the new one gets under way.  One last chance to stop, take a breath, enjoy all the hard work and love poured into each and every one of these events.  We hope and pray that every one of our couples has a lifetime of happiness and adventure ahead!

James & Stephanie – Photographed by associate photographed, Kristi

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Mitch & Jen – Photographed by Kellie

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Mike & Alicia – Photographed by Kellie

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Tyler & Becca – Photographed by associate photographer, Isabel

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Matthew & Kristina – Photographed by associate photographer, Isabel

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Kevin & Katie – Photographed by Kellie

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Mike & Christina – Photographed by associate photographer, Isabel

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Chase & Katie – Photographed by Kellie

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Matt & Jamie – Photographed by associate photographer, Kristi

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Andy & Mary – Photographed by associate photographer, Isabel

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Andrew & Nicolette – Photographed by associate photographer, Isabel

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Bill & Honnie – Photographed by associate photographer, Isabel

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Grand Rapids Family Photographer // The Chapman Family!

The best Christmas gift is a family portrait.  I may be a little biased, but as a mom, being able to look back on how your children change over the years is sure to make you shed a few tears.  You may remember Matt and Jamie from earlier this fall when they said I do, but this time Kristi photographed Jamie’s entire family for an early Christmas gift.  Enjoy these fun photos!

Photographed by associate photographer – Kristi!

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Michigan Lifestyle Photographer // Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from our family to yours!!!

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Grand Rapids Children Photography // Tommy and His Cousins!

A fun winter mini session with Tommy and his cousins.  Such an adorable and energetic trio!

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The “hand in mouth” pose…

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Those glasses….

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And one of Tommy and his mommy!

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Michigan Family Photographer // Noah & Levi’s Family!

Isn’t this family the sweetest?!  Two handsome boys….so blessed!

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Jenison Family Photographer // The Louis Family!

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Grand Rapids Family Photographer // Maggie & Will’s Family!

Sometimes there are people that just make your soul happy.  I had only met Rachel and her two little ones that day and instantly felt like we were friends.  We had so much to talk about and hit it off instantly.  God sure knows how to bring wonderful people into your life!

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This little lady sure knew how to work it for the camera!

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Will wasn’t as excited about the camera but he still did a great job!

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Thank you for trusting me with your memories.  It means the world to me.  I loved capturing your beautiful family!

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Newaygo Family Photographer // Liam’s Family!

A couple weeks ago I stopped at my brother’s house for a mini session of him, his gorgeous wife Kara and his handsome three boys.  What a blessed guy he is!  

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I don’t think the dog, Sassy, is enjoying the photo as much as the boys are.  Silly kids.

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My brother Greg owns a tree removal company, so these photos are rather fitting….

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He requested a photo of just Kara which I thought was pretty sweet!

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