Photography is like holding a mirror to the soul—an art of unveiling authenticity, capturing true essence, and revealing the extraordinary beauty that resides within.
Hey there. I’m Michele, a portrait photographer based in Chesapeake, Virginia.
My passion for photography is all about creating beautiful and authentic portraits that capture the spirit and essence of my clients. I truly believe that every person possesses something uniquely beautiful and my purpose is to illuminate that beauty through the art of photography.
I would love for you to browse my portfolio, feel out my style, and start dreaming up all kinds of magic we could create together. If you think we are a good fit, I'm here to answer any questions so every step of your journey is seamless and unforgettable.
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
What people are saying...
"We can’t sing her praises enough"
I have nothing but wonderful things to say about Michele! She was so accommodating and sweet. She made us so comfortable. She’s incredibly talented and knowledgeable. Again, we can’t sing her praises enough!
"Absolutely loved every single photo"
Breathtaking!! Absolutely loved every single photo she took! So fun to work with and she made us feel so comfortable. These are by far the best family photos we’ve had. THANK YOU!!!
"HIGHLY recommend "
HIGHLY recommend Michele for your photography needs! She shot Everly's newborn photos and they came out just perfect! She was such a joy to work with and made sure Everly was comfortable the whole time. Looking forward to our next shoot!
lets connect and get your session started!
This is for us to get to know each other. Most importantly, it is for me to get a clear understanding of the vision you have for your session and for you to have a clear understanding on what to expect at your session.
During your consultation, we will discuss your personal style and I will help you choose some options from your closet that will best fit the vision you have for your session.
Hair & Make-Up (Optional)
For those who want to indulge in a bit of pampering, I offer optional hair and makeup services. Whether you want a fresh, natural look or something more moody, my make-up artist will make sure you are picture perfect for your session.
The Photo Shoot
During the photoshoot, you'll have the opportunity to shine like never before. My approach is all about capturing your essence, empowering you to embrace your inner star, and making you feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera. I'll guide you through poses that reflect your unique charm.
Reveal & Ordering Session
The moment you've been waiting for has arrived! Your stunning portraits will be revealed. I use a convenient system that makes the process of selecting and ordering your favorite photos simple and relaxed. That way you can enjoy the reveal in a warm and cozy setting, with a glass of wine, coffee, etc. This ordering session is about celebrating your unique beauty and empowering you to choose the portraits that resonate with you the most. Whether you want them in prints, albums, or digital formats, I'm here to assist you in selecting the perfect way to cherish your memories.