Downtown Ann Arbor




Samantha's journey in photography has been greatly enriched through formal training and mentorship under the renowned celebrity maternity photographer, Lola Melani. Her exceptional work has not only earned awards and publications in HOUR Media but has also positioned her as a distinguished photographer in Detroit's "Best Of" category.

Samantha's true passion lies in empowering women to exude their utmost confidence and beauty throughout every stage of life, from the joys of motherhood to the myriad seasons in between.

"My superpower is giving everyday women the magazine-cover moment they deserve."


  • Begin with a virtual consultation to craft and conceptualize your custom photoshoot, ensuring it perfectly aligns with your vision. 
  • Access to our client closet items & accessories, along with our luxurious silk draping fabrics.
  • Your own glam squad, providing expert on-site hair styling and makeup application throughout your entire photoshoot, complete with limitless touch-ups.
  • Meticulous professional editing and retouching to enhance the final results.

We further offer access to the finest professional imaging lab, providing the creation of cherished heirloom keepsakes for you to treasure for years to come.

Starting from $500

Studio Portrait Experience

*Kindly note Samantha accepts a limited number of appointments each month, and photoshoots typically book 2-3 months in advance. 


“Sammy made me feel (and look) so beautiful, it was such an empowering experience to celebrate my first pregnancy for our family. Thank you for making this experience so stress free and enjoyable. I highly recommend Sammy to anyone looking for a maternity photographer!! She is the best in the business.”
-Chelsea T.

"I absolutely love Sammy! Her communication is top notch. I know she truly cares about her clients and the client experience. I felt like she was as excited for my photo session as I was. She helped direct me in photos and is super experienced in lighting. I trust her completely and highly recommended her"
- Shelby M.

"Sammy is the greatest. She is fun, encouraging and so so talented. Also has a heart of gold. Sammy has taken my head shots, our anniversary photos, our baby announcement photos, my maternity photos, our newborn photos and our family photos. So whatever you need captured, she does with such love and perfection. She does it all and I wouldn’t want anyone else capturing life and moments for us. "
- Mari K.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are digital images included in the session fee?
The session fee includes your pre-session video consultation, on-site professional hair styling and makeup application, access to our client closet and silk draping fabrics, a 90 minute photoshoot, and your viewing appointment. High resolution digital images and custom artwork are priced a la carte. Please inquire for a full price list of all custom artwork products.

What is a viewing session?
Your viewing session can take place in person at The Studio or virtually. This is when you will be able to view all of the edited images from your session and browse samples, order custom artwork, and purchase any digital images from your photoshoot. 

When should I schedule my photoshoot?
We recommend scheduling your maternity portraits for when you are between 28-32 weeks pregnant for your first pregnancy and between 24-28 weeks if this is not your first pregnancy. Kindly note Samantha accepts a limited number of appointments each month, and photoshoots typically book 2-3 months in advance.