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bride and groom golden hour portrait, candice and dave photography, southern exposure herb farm, battle creek, mi

Jazz and Steve have been one of my most memorable couples to date. They were married July 6, 2018 at Southern Exposure Herb Farm in Battle Creek, Michigan. I’ve been wanting to write this blog for quite some time now but I’ve had serious bloggers block. I got caught up on how to perfectly articulate […]

Jazz + Steve | Married | Battle Creek, MI


Feb 28

Jul 29

This is a personal project, done by me, Candice Lamarand. The point of this project was to photograph women without make up and for them to embrace their natural beauty. I had photographed a group of moms for a project on “real women” a couple years ago and the response was incredible.  I had put […]

Reveal True Beauty



Anastasiya + Nicholas


Mar 3

Ceremony Location:  Hartland Music Hall Reception Location:  Waldenwoods Resort Florist:  Breath of Spring Florist Day of Coordinator:  Party Assurance Chiavari Chairs:  Affairs to Remember Linen:  Fabulous Events Bakery:  Patisserie Parmentier Wedding Gown:  The Wedding Shoppe Bridesmaids Dresses:  JCrew DJ & Percussionist:  John Arnold & Jared Sykes Videographer:  John Kerfoot Invitations:  Paper & Honey Donut Truck: […]

Steve + Gretchen


Feb 19

  I have a problem with so many of these “Real Women” campaigns that there are today.  They say a “Real Woman” is curvy.  How is this not just as disrespectful to women that are perfectly healthy and wear a size zero? The part that drives me even more crazy is to talk about these […]

Real Women


Apr 8

Feb 12

Some of you know this but if you don’t, I used to do hair and make-up.  I never thought I would quit, but the more I had a camera in my hand it was easier for me to set down my brushes, and it made it really easy that I had someone that I could […]

Spotlight. Hair Stylist and Make up Artist. Sara


Becki had been playing with the idea about having some photos done of herself and I knew that a “beautiful you” session would be perfect for her!  I had to reassure her many times that it was okay to be nervous and I promised her she would have fun! After a couple weeks of sending […]

Becki {Beautiful You}


Apr 26

Women in general and especially women who are mothers tend to put everyone else before themselves; their children, their husband, friends, job, shoot- maybe even the dog!  I know I am guilty of this but I am getting better at saying, ” ya know what? I deserve this!” One of the wonderful parts about being […]

Beautiful You.


Mar 14