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Hi There! Thanks for stopping by!  

I'm Janelle Darnell. I am a born and raised Indiana girl, who has fled to the gorgeous pure coastline of west Michigan! Currently serving Spring Lake, Michigan and those surrounding areas within 1/2 hour.  I married the guy in college who's last name would make my name rhyme and we have been married 12 years. We have 2 very enthusiastic children, Remy (10) and Landree (7). I am a lifestyle photographer who specializes in fun modern portraits & storytelling for families, companies and products. I also am a freelance writer (see article links below). And yes my family has been my biggest support system in my photography journey! 

I fell in love with photography after I had kids and started capturing their milestones. I wanted to capture it all and my favorites turned out to be just the every day moments. They are my inspiration behind all of my photography. 


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Once my littlest was born I dedicated myself to learning photography as to capture all their childhood moments. I started by reading books, blogs, online tutorials, joined forums and attended workshops. I created an instagram account 7 years ago which is my biggest inspiration and where you can find all of my kids daily moments. I have come to crave capturing the moments!  I am beyond thrilled to be able to do what I love!  If my work interest you then I look forward to meeting you and capturing your family's moments! 

For a look into my daily adventures and personal work captured you can visit my Instagram Account:    Just click on the camera app link at the very bottom of this page.

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