Matthew: Awesome Portraits of a 2014 Senior!

This amazing senior session was a ton of fun! Matthew was up for some creative setups to capture the essence of him as a cage fighter! Not only had he won his first fight the week before, he had set a record for the fastest KO!

Thank you, Matthew and family, for coming to Riverains Photography for your Senior Portraits!

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Northern Michigan Kids Go Back To School

Of course, it is now January and northern Michigan is covered in a thick blanket of snow, but these adorable Back-to-School pictures from September couldn’t be forgotten!

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Evelyn | 3 Years Old!

We had a great time with this little mini session of 3 year old Evelyn! She has the greatest expressions and a whole lot of personality!

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Glamour | Kristen

I’ve known Kristen for several years and I have to admit, I was not expecting her glamour session to be….so….HOT. She has this smoldering understated sexiness that felt like it was unveiled for the first time while we went through this series. It was amazing. The outer transformation was incredibly fun, but the intense connection she made with the camera can only come from the woman inside!

Gorgeous Kristen!

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Glamour | Joanna

There is something incredible about watching the transformation of a woman from what she feels she looks like into the woman she IS down at the depths of her soul, without fear, without judging herself, without the insecurities that hound us all. When she connects with that inner strength the result is this feeling of having been witness to a rebirth. It’s beautiful. It’s incredible. And I feel so blessed when I get to be a part of that!

YOU are beautiful, Joanna.

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Glamour | Jodi + Sidney + Brooke

I am absolutely spoiled as a photographer when I can capture such natural beauty as is found in these three. What a gorgeous mother & daughters trio!

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Kayla & Kyle | Married!

What a beautiful day for a wedding! I wish them many, many years of happy togetherness! Congratulations Kayla & Kyle!

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Kristen | College Grad!

Kristen is the gorgeous girl married to Josh, the man who has been my husband’s best friend since they were 12 years old. Over the years Kristen and I have become good friends as well and I absolutely love that I get to capture the moments and celebrations of their family life almost as much as I capture my own!

Congratulations on your graduation, Kristen!

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Scott & Jali | Kids & Cousins


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Danielle and Bill | Expecting!


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