Friend Sessions

June 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

My niece decided she wanted to take her friends on a photoshoot for her birthday and I glady obliged!!! Loved capturing their beauty and energy and especially their friendship. High School is such a whirlwind it was nice to spend an evening just celebrating them We chased the sun all the way to Dundee to capture these fun images and were rewarded with a rainbow by the end of the session!! My job is the best. I just love capturing the personalities and beauty of these young ladies. 

Enjoy! If you'd like to book your own "Friends" or Individual sessions give me a call! 

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April 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

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#ChadTough Family Session Heidi McClelland Photography

November 23, 2015  •  1 Comment

With a heavy heart I update Chad's story here tonight.  He has touched more people in his 5 short years here on this planet than most do when given 90 years... Please continue to pray for Tammi and Jason, for his brothers, his extended family, for a cure for this horrible disease, and a cure for all childhood cancers.  No families should have to go thru what the Carrs have, but they have truly walked this path with Grace, Courage, and most of all an unwavering Faith.  May Jesus wrap His arms around the Carrs, as well as Chad tonight. May it be well with our souls... 

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4

 

January 13, 2015: 

I thought since little Chad is starting his clinical trial tomorrow it would be good to get this out tonight so that his prayer warriors can remember once again to pray for him and for his family.  

If you don't know Chad's story, he is the son of a friend of mine and was diagnosed this fall with DIPG, which is an inoperable brain tumor.  He has already been through radiation and came thru that like a champ, it was successful in reducing the tumor by 90%.  He still has a fight to fight though and is in New York City this week to have surgery in a clinical trial at Sloan Kettering.  To read more about his story his Mom is better with words than I am... https://www.facebookstories.com/stories/117197/chad-tough

Just before he started his radiation we were able to do a photoshoot for his family, and this was the result.  We were blessed with a beautiful fall day and a beautiful location thanks to some great friends.  For me it was such a gift to be able to watch and capture this family interacting with one another, in the moment, happy, loving, enjoying each little hug, laugh and even some pretty flowers, and their new puppy Tootie.  One of the most moving experiences I have had in my career, to watch and capture this little victor, his brave brothers, and parents get ready to fight the fight of their lives.  I am praying that these images will be cherished memories for them for a very long time as a reminder of the start of a winning battle.  So please if you are seeing these, say a prayer for Chad and for his family, for the doctors and nurses as they care for him and the other patients fighting childhood cancer, and share with your friends and ask them to pray, as they move into this next step in the treatment of this disease. 

To follow Chads story, and get updates please visit his Pray for Chad Carr page... 

Thank you! 

Heidi 

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Kids Session- The Schneiders

January 03, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

I have been blessed to be able to photograph these kids for 3 years now and every time it is so much fun.  I love watching them interact with each other, and watching their personalities come out at each new session.  This fall they came to see me at my One Room Schoolhouse Studio, and they even brought their new pal Huck! Their super cute vintage inspired outfits were the best for our afternoon at the studio.  Here are a few my favorite images from the session... enjoy!  2015-01-02_00612015-01-02_0061 2015-01-02_00582015-01-02_0058 2015-01-02_00662015-01-02_0066 2015-01-03_00022015-01-03_0002 2015-01-02_00652015-01-02_0065 2015-01-02_00632015-01-02_0063 2015-01-02_00642015-01-02_0064 2015-01-03_00012015-01-03_0001 2015-01-02_00622015-01-02_0062 2015-01-02_00602015-01-02_0060


Family Session- The DePriests

January 02, 2015  •  3 Comments

Finally getting around to catching up on blogging some of the sessions that I did this summer and I am starting with this one... this family is amazing, I am truly blessed to call them my friends and I hope that you can see thru the images what a wonderful family they are.  They have so much love for one another, and it just shines wherever they go. That sounds so cliche and just like something that everyone might write, but  I am much better at pictures than words.  My friend Sarah is the one with the beautiful words... but here are the images, I hope you can get just a glimpse of how special they are from my little point of view.  Thank you Sarah, Tim, Mattie and Jonah for being fantastic friends, beautiful people, and for sharing with the world what love looks like! 

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Mike and Amanda Married- Heidi McClelland Photography Weddings

November 15, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

I have known this family for what seems like a lifetime, and when Mike contacted me to let me know that he and Amanda were engaged I was super excited to get to photograph another wedding for this fun group of people.  I photographed Amandas sister just last year and when Mike and Amanda asked me to photograph their big day I was thrilled.  Their fall day was just gorgeous, full of love, family and joy (oh and a few mosquitoes... it is Michigan after all).  Thanks to the Morrison and Konarske families for such a beautiful day to photograph. If you or someone you know is planning a wedding in Southeast Michigan or anywhere (I travel!) I'd love to hear from you.  
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10-24-2014-Cari and Jason Married- Heidi McClelland Photography

November 11, 2014  •  4 Comments

Cari and Jason were married in an intimate little wedding at Zingermans Cornman Farms. It was a gorgeous Southeast Michigan day full of love, family, and the beautiful colors of Fall.  I am blessed to have been able to photograph their gorgeous day.  From the color of the leaves to the colors in the bouquets, the smell of the delicious food, the crackling campfire, to the bright orange and yellows of the pumpkins scattered around the property... it was Pure Michigan beauty at its best. Thank you Cari and Jason for having me, and thank you to Zingermans Cornman Farms for such a beautiful setting to work in.  If you are looking at a having a wedding in Southeast Michigan or beyond (I travel!) and you would like to chat about what I can offer in capturing your day please contact me, I'd love to meet with you.  I am now booking for 2015 and beyond. If you want to leave some love for the happy couple please leave a comment or two below.  Thanks.  HMP_8516E2HMP_8516E2 2014-11-11_00012014-11-11_0001 2014-11-11_00022014-11-11_0002 2014-11-11_00032014-11-11_0003 2014-11-11_00042014-11-11_0004 2014-11-11_00052014-11-11_0005 2014-11-11_00062014-11-11_0006 2014-11-11_00072014-11-11_0007 2014-11-11_00082014-11-11_0008 2014-11-11_00092014-11-11_0009 2014-11-11_00102014-11-11_0010 2014-11-11_00112014-11-11_0011 2014-11-11_00122014-11-11_0012 2014-11-11_00132014-11-11_0013 2014-11-11_00142014-11-11_0014 2014-11-11_00152014-11-11_0015 2014-11-11_00162014-11-11_0016 2014-11-11_00202014-11-11_0020 2014-11-11_00212014-11-11_0021 2014-11-11_00232014-11-11_0023 2014-11-11_00242014-11-11_0024 2014-11-11_00252014-11-11_0025 2014-11-11_00262014-11-11_0026 2014-11-11_00272014-11-11_0027 2014-11-11_00282014-11-11_0028 2014-11-11_00292014-11-11_0029 2014-11-11_00302014-11-11_0030 2014-11-11_00322014-11-11_0032 2014-11-11_00332014-11-11_0033 2014-11-11_00352014-11-11_0035 2014-11-11_00362014-11-11_0036 2014-11-11_00372014-11-11_0037 2014-11-11_00382014-11-11_0038 2014-11-11_00392014-11-11_0039 2014-11-11_00402014-11-11_0040 2014-11-11_00412014-11-11_0041 2014-11-11_00422014-11-11_0042 2014-11-11_00432014-11-11_0043 2014-11-11_00442014-11-11_0044 2014-11-11_00592014-11-11_0059 2014-11-11_00462014-11-11_0046 2014-11-11_00472014-11-11_0047 2014-11-11_00482014-11-11_0048 2014-11-11_00492014-11-11_0049 2014-11-11_00502014-11-11_0050 2014-11-11_00512014-11-11_0051 2014-11-11_00532014-11-11_0053 2014-11-11_00542014-11-11_0054 2014-11-11_00552014-11-11_0055 2014-11-11_00562014-11-11_0056 2014-11-11_00572014-11-11_0057 2014-11-11_00582014-11-11_0058

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