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“There comes a day when you’re gonna look around and realize happiness is where you are.” —Chief Tui, Moana Photographed by Christine

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Calling all mamas! Are family photos happening in your near future and you’re on the hunt for something amazing to wear? Whether your style is boho, casual, elegant, or classy, dresses offer the perfect option to add a little drama and flair to your photos, while still allowing you to stay true to your style. […]

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Wondering if a home lifestyle family session is for you? Say YES if you… Say NO if you… Reach out to us at hello@smithandco.photo if you’re interested in scheduling a home family session! Our 2024 calendar is NOW OPEN! Photographed by Christine.

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Zayne at the Detroit Institute of Arts and downtown Detroit. Class of 2024! Photographed by Christine

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Loving all of our Class of 2024 seniors this year! Enjoy Luke’s session at the Law Quad at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photographed by Christine

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“Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” – Lisa Weed Photographed by Christine

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“When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.” – Anna Quindlen Photographed by Christine

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“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” – Angela Schwindt Photographed by Christine

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When families plan for their upcoming Michigan photo session, they often think of the usual city, lake, or trees as their backdrop. Of course those are incredible options, but a lot of people want something unique, personal, or “outside the box” for their photos. Check out the following ideas for your next photo shoot in […]

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“At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, a parent.” – Barbara Bush Photographed by Christine

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“It is only when we dare to spread our wings that we truly learn how far we can fly.” – Unknown Congratulations to Alex on your 2023 high school senior graduation! He was awesome to work with at the University of Michigan Law Quad in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photographed by Christine

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We love and adore this sweet family (and their newest little one making an appearance soon)! Photographed by Christine