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Alexis and Trent Black wedding dress in abandoned building with smoke bombs. Hugh Anderson Photography

Alexis & Trent – Wedding

When a bride comes along for a consultation, sits down and announces that her wedding dress will be black, the first word that sprang into my mind was “unique”. And so it proved to be. Alexis and Trent explained that their ceremony would be at The Whitney, and there was that word again – “unique”.…

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Bride photo at a Grosse Pointe Park.

Kara & Jack – Sneak Peek

What can I say about the wedding of Kara & Jack other than… it was AWESOME! Yes, weddings are always wonderful, always full of fun, laughter, and a bit off goofiness with the right group. Believe me, this was the right group! The bride and groom were super easy to work with, the bridal party…

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Red hair and freckles portrait competition winner wide

Red Hair & Freckles Winner

My recent Red Hair & Freckles competition was won by the beautiful Raina. The prize was a full photography shoot, with a hair and make up artist included to create a polished look. In addition, Raina won a large 20 x 16 canvas print of her choice. We scheduled our session, and brought in Sarah…

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First Communion – Portraits Of Miss E

I had the absolute pleasure of working with a vibrant, fun filled and cool little girl recently. She was beautifully attired in her First Communion dress. Franklin Village was the setting, a favorite haunt of mine. There are a few different scenes available, perfect for a photo shoot like this. Miss E stole the show.…

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Mother and daughter studio portrait, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304

ReMonda and Julie

I always enjoy the connection that I see between a mother and her daughter during a photography session. ReMonda and Julie were no exception – their closeness was immediately apparent to me, more like sisters in some ways. Mother and daughter photo sessions are definitely high on my list of favorite shoots, I could photograph…

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Kovan Golf Classic 2019

For the second consecutive year, I had the honor of covering the Kovan Golf Classic, now in it’s 30th year. The event was held at the beautiful Birmingham Country Club. It always amazes me how much enthusiasm is generated when it comes to raising money for charities, especially those that benefit children, as the Kovan…

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red hair and freckles

Red Hair & Freckles

Red Hair & Freckles was the theme of a recent competition, and the winner was the beautiful Raina. Last weekend Raina had her hair & makeup done by the talented Sarah Straub, them we got down to the business of some portrait photography. My immediate impression of the type of image that I wanted to…

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variety charity photo

Variety Hearts And Stars

The Hearts And Start Charity Fundraiser at The Townsend Hotel took place on Saturday evening, and it certainly was an evening to remember. Lincoln Of Troy was the Presenting Sponsor, and they ringed the entire hotel with beautiful, shiny new Lincolns – then there was also the one in ballroom! The dulcet tones of Paul…

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Child Model Shoots

I recently ran an ad looking for child models for website images, with a view to creating a particular style of image.  My little helpers were absolutely awesome! Children can sometimes be a little  uncooperative when it comes to having the pictures taken. A couple of moms in attendance attested to just that. Yet we…

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Shine Fashion - Hugh Anderson Photography

Shine – And They Certainly Did!

For the second consecutive year, I had the privilege of photographing the Shine Fashion Show, organized by Variety – The Children’s Charity Detroit and FAR Therapeutic Arts & Recreation. Once again, the event was kindly hosted by the Somerset Collection. This truly is an inspirational day, seeing children getting up and modelling clothes supplied by…

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