Box Of Light Photography
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Hi, I'm Emily! I'm a mother and adventurer with a passion for photography. I love photographing all the stages of people's lives, from engagements to weddings, newborn sessions to capturing your lovely family.

I love to hike, camp and explore with my little family. I have been married to my wonderful husband, Joe, for eight years, although we have been together for fifteen. We have a very sweet and intelligent son Cohen who just turned three and a baby on the way (due at the end of September). We are so lucky to live in Michigan, a state with so many places of natural beauty. The mitten truly is a place to behold.

When I'm not photographing, I like to listen to a great podcast (Radiolab and Criminal to name a couple), watch interesting movies (think Coen Brothers or Wes Anderson) and farm to table restaurants are my jam (Grove in Grand Rapids is amazing if you're looking for a recommendation!).

Just to assure you that I really know what I'm doing, I have a Bachelor's Degree in Photography from Grand Valley State University and have been photographing professionally for nine years. So when I say it's my passion, you know I'm not messing around.

One of my favorite parts about photography is getting to meet new people. I love sitting down with my clients so we can get to know each other. This is especially a requirement if I am going to photograph your wedding. These meet and greets help me ensure that your personalities shine through your photographs. Shoot me a direct message at or smash that connect button in the menu above. Let's get tacos or coffee and talk about how we can create a beautiful experience for you with images to revel in.