Valentine Boudoir | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Okemos Mi

In honor of Valentines Day we have a hot new Boudoir Photo Shoot package available! 

Boudoir Photography | Corset | Boudoir | Red | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

Your shoot includes...
*Pre-Shoot Planning Session
*Professional Hair & Makeup
*Up-to 2 Hour Shoot With Pose Coaching In Our Studio
*Private Reveal & Ordering session
*Custom Printed 8x8 Leatherette Album
*Digital Set Of Your 10 Favorite Photographs

Boudoir | Valentines Boudoir | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

Wall Art and other products are available at your reveal. 
Shoots are $545. A 50% retainer is due at booking. Limited spaces available for January and February.
First 3 ladies to book will receive a gift!

Boudoir | Top Hat | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
She moved like a poem and smiled like a sphinx.
— Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone
Booty | Boudoir | Valentines Boudoir | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Boudoir | Alyssia Booth's Candid & studio | Williamston MI

What is a Romance Session? | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Okemos, Michigan

What is a Romance Session?  | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Okemos, Michigan

The romance session is a short photo shoot of just the bride and groom. It’s a priceless addition to every wedding day, capturing both of you together in all your excitement and joy, without the…

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Cheers To A New Year! Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

Hooray! It's January! A bit mucky but it's a new year, filled with promise for wild adventures and new stories to tell. This holiday season Jake and I went to Canada, found a small castle, and saw Niagara Falls alight in the evening darkness. It was a grand adventure, and not actually that far from home! This summer I'll wonder out there again in search of that shipwreck we drove by... wardrobe and wild concepts in tow...

Who's going to join me?!

Niagara Falls At Night | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

The website is under a little maintenance this month with some updates, so if galleries or pages mysteriously disappear for a little bit, that's what's happening. 
I hope everyone had a grand holiday, and the new year is brilliant for you! 

2 Dates for Santa Photos at Pet X | Howell Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

Prints and digitals from our November photo day have been delivered to Pet-X for pickup! If you missed the November shoot, Santa will be back for two more dates in December!

Santa Photos At PetX in Howell Michigan | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

Come out and join us on...

Saturday December 17th from 12 - 4pm
Sunday December 18th from 12 - 4pm

...in the PetX training room for our Holiday Photo Shoot!

We have two new sets this year and Santa will be joining us!

20 Minute Photo Sessions at our either or both of our two new photo sets. One Holiday and one Winter themed.

There will be special event pricing on products and a la carte ordering. Prints, digital, canvas, magnets, and more!

No session fees for this event. 

>>>Enter the raffle for an on Location Photo Session<<<

Contact Debbie at Pet-X by email DEBBIE@MYPETX.COM or phone at 517-546-6740 to reserve your time spot!

Can't make it to Pet-X? Contact us HERE for a private shoot.

Howwwllllllllloween at Pet-X!

On October 29th we'll be at Pet-X in Howell for our Halloween event! Get you costumes ready and come join us for a photo shoot! 

Pet Xtras Halloween Photo Event | Howell Michigan | Fall Photos | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

Here's all the info.... 

*20 Minute Photo Sessions at one or both of our Fall and Spooky Halloween themed photo sets in the Training room at Pet-X.
*Special event pricing on products and a la carte ordering. 
*No session fees for this event. 
*Kids, pets, famillies welcome! Don't forget your Halloween costumes.
*Enter our raffle for a photo shoot when you arrive!


Located in the Training Room at PetX... The address is.....

132 W. Highland Rd., Ste 101, Howell, Mi. 48843

Time slots are available on October 29th from Noon to 5pm
RSVP today to save your spot.  


Contact Debbie at Pet-X by email DEBBIE@MYPETX.COM or phone at 517-546-6740 to reserve your time spot!

Autumn Dream | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

"Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree." -Emily Bronte

Golden Fall | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

I've fallen in love with wild locations and beautiful trees, elegant gowns and long, flowing fabric...

This skirt is a few short panels sewn together with about a four yard length of fabric. It was incredibly simple to create, and mixed with a corset (this one was from VS), it create's an incredibly dreamy dress. Originally blue and white, I altered the coloration of the gown for the more ethereal world filled with vibrant autumn golds. 

Credits... 
Model: Angiee Patton
Makeup Artist: Alaina Rene Williams
Photographer: Alyssia Booth
Wardrobe: Victoria's Secret corset & hand sewn skirt 

A Photoshoot With Molly The Mermaid | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing, Michigan Photographer

Life is a fairytale. Live it.

The Blonde Mermaid | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing Photographer

My photoshoot with Molly the Mermaid was amazing. We did several locations, and at each one we had an audience. It was splendid, and children were definitely in awe. One little girl walked over with her mother. Super nervous and excited that there was a mermaid at HER beach, she just had to say hi. It was so adorable! Inspired by that, we're getting together soon to do mini sessions, so anyone who dreams of meeting a mermaid can do so and have amazing photos of it! Click HERE to check out the event page on our Facebook for full details. 

Mermaid Lagoon | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing Photographer

Below is a Before and After of the Mermaid Lagoon with Molly Cunningham (I love Before and Afters!). We shot this in Okemos at a local park in the river. Be careful of rocks! Those were actually REALLY difficult to get around on and the rushing rapid in the middle of the river was intense. Molly is a very brave mermaid!

Before & After | Molly the Mermaid | Photoshoots | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio www.abcandidstudio.com | Michigan

You never know who you'll meet at the beach! My absolute favorite photo from our shoot was of Molly meeting a hatchling dragon... He's the same breed as Dany's dragons from Game of thrones, lovingly hatched for me by the magical Ravendark Creations. 

Mermaid And The Hatchling | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Photographer | Fantasy



Shout Outs!

Mermaids: Molly Cunningham 

Mermaid's Crown, Starfish Hairclip, & Shell Bra: www.etsy.com/shop/MerlifeCreations

Dragon Hatchling: Ravendark Creations www.facebook.com/RavendarkCreations

Wigs: RockStar Wigs 

Tail: Mertailor Mermaid Tails By Eric Ducharme 

Photographer: Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio www.abcandidstudio.com

Assistant & Videography: K Booth Media www.kboothmedia.com

Great Cake Shops For Your Baby's First Birthday & Cake Smash | Lansing Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Photography

I recently did a cake smash photo shoot for a darling little boy named Dashton. He absolutely destroyed the little cake his parents brought for him, especially that tiny giraffe! It was so much fun capturing the moment as he got all covered in frosting; his sugary smiles and confused little looks at the cake covering his hands and arms were priceless.

Szuma Cake Smash | First Birthday | Boy Cake | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Photographer | Lansing Mi | Booth | Cake

Cake Smashes are really fun way to celebrate that first birthday and landmark it in photos. 

Cake Smash | First Birthday | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Photographer

Below is the list I've put together of places near the Lansing Area to get a cake for your little one's first birthday bash.

The Sweet Cake Co -Williamston Mi
www.sweetcakecompany.com

A Piece O' Cake -East Lansing Mi
www.apieceocake.com

Cakes A Bloomin -Lansing Mi
www.cakes-a-bloomin.com

Cake Art Of Lansing -Lansing Mi
www.facebook.com/Cake-Art-of-Lansing

Bake N' Cakes -Lansing Mi
www.bakencakes.com

Whipped Bakery -Lansing Mi
www.whippedbakerylansing.com

Glazed & Confused Bakery -Lansing Mi
www.glazedandconfusedbakery.com

A few other options are Meijer, Kroger, and Sams Club, but as big grocery stores they won't have as many cute options.

Know any other awesome cake shops or bakeries I missed? Share them in the Comments! 

Boy | First Birthday Cake Smash | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Photographer

Bunny In The Studio!

I finally got to meet Chai the bunny! He's an adorable little fluff of Lion Head Rabbit.

Angel Bunny | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

He's a little Angel.

Angel Bunny | Easter Bunny | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing Photographer
Easter Bunny | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

And an awesome little Easter bunny!

Easter Bunny | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing Photographer
Chai Bunny | Easter Bunny | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing Photographer

We discovered where all those Easter eggs come from....

Easter Bunny Eggs |Easter Bunny | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing Photographer

And then he sailed away.. 

Sailor Bunny | Pets |  Easter Bunny | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | East Lansing Photographer

Our photo shoot with Chai was a ton of ridiculous fun. Stay tuned for his next adventure into a wild flower field with a beautiful maiden! 

Chai Bunny | Sailor Rabbit | Pet Photography | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Okemos Michigan Photographer

Love Chai's photos? Let us know below and share it with your friends! 
For information on booking your pet's photos, contact us here or use the email address and phone number below! 
abcandidstudio@gmail.com
517.672.9323 (we are text friendly)

A Beautiful Winter Engagement: Greg & Gabrielle | St Johns Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

For Greg and Gabrielle's engagement photo shoot we went to St. Johns where he proposed. 

Engagement | Proposal | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | St Johns Mi

It was a crisp, beautiful winter day for it! 

The Ring | Save the date | Greg & Gabrielle | Engagement Photo Shoot in St Johns | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Save the date | Greg & Gabrielle | Engagement Photo Shoot in St Johns | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Winter Woods Engagement | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Photographer
Dip | Couples | Engaged | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | St. Johns Mi

This was such a cute moment!

Save the Date | Engaged | Love | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Okemos Mi
Love | Winter Engagement | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Wedding Photographer

Love Greg and Gabrielle's photos? Let us know below and share it with your friends! 
For information on booking your wedding and engagement photos, contact us here  or use the email address and phone number below! 
abcandidstudio@gmail.com
517.672.9323 (we are text friendly)

Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Heritage Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi

"When he proposed, we were up north visiting his family in Traverse City. I knew something was up because the whole drive north, he was fidgety and staring at me. We went to his childhood home, and talked with his father and stepmother for an hour or so and then he got very impatient and stated we needed to leave to visit his mother. (She wasn't supposed to even be out of work for another hour). I thought he was being ridiculous, but I went along with him and headed outside. It was raining and he turned and asked me to walk with him. I remember looking at him like he was crazy and asked him if I could put my things in the car so they wouldn't get wet. He tossed my phone in his pocket and asked again if I would walk with him. I agreed and in my cloth shoes he led me to this gorgeous tree on his dad's property. He looked at me, and started it with "You know I love you, right?" I responded that I loved him too, and he said "I want to spend the rest of my life with you." Figuring out what he was doing must have fried my brain because I responded with, I love you too. (Again). 
He got down on his knee and asked me to marry him. I said yes, and he tried to put the ring on the wrong hand, hahaha.
We went and told his family and I called all of mine. It was a really unforgettable night." ~Marisa

Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi

Garrett and Marisa's wedding was on a beautiful, crisp fall day, with just a little evening rain. 
I was honored to captured the photography for them with my awesome associate photographer Angela Mohney of Almost Fantasy

Kristina at K Booth Media did the videography for their wedding.
Click play to view the wedding trailer above! 

Ditlow Wedding | Kalamazoo Michigan | Cake | Lawton Community Center | www.abcandidstudio.com
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
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Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Program | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
The Dress | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Garter | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Rings | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Getting Ready | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Getting Ready | The Bride | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Bridal | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Fun With The Girls | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Bride & Bridesmaids | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
The Guys | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Groom & Mom | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Details | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Bride | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Bride | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Sisters | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
The Groom | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
The Guys! | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Family | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Mom, Dad, Bride | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Beautiful Bride | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Ring Bearer | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
First Look | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
A Father's Love | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Ceremony | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Ceremony | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Rings | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Rings 2 | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Kiss | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Hand in Hand | First Steps | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
First Steps | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Romance Session | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Outdoor Romance Session | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Fall Wedding | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Flowers | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Enter The Reception | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Toast | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Tables | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Ogre and Dwarf | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Dessert | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Cupcakes | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Cake Cutting | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Cake Slice | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Yum! | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Cake Cutting | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Frosting Kiss | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Frist Dance | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Dance | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Dance | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Bouquet Toss | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Matching Shoes | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Dance | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Dance | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Garter Toss Part 1 | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Garter Toss Part 2 | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Garter Toss Part 3 | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Cam | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Bar | Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett 10.23.15 | Wedding at the Lawton Community Center | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
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Happy Holidays!

It's been a great year at Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio! All of our Holiday shoots are done, mischief is managed, and the studio is a sparkly decoration filled mess! 

Davy  | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Pet Photos | Papillon | PetX | Howell Michigan

Prints, disks, keychains and other gift items ordered at our Pet-X Holiday Photo Day have been dropped off with the lovely ladies at the main register in Pet-X. If you were at our events on the 12th or 13th of December and haven't picked up your order yet, it's there waiting for you.

The raffle winner for a Location Photo Shoot has been chosen and will be contacted in January after the holidays.

Click the video below to see more adorable pups who came out to meet Santa!

And for a peek at last year's photos... 

The studio is now closed for the holidays until January 12th of 2016. I will be out of the country on a photo safari (yay!), and will respond to any emails or messages when we get back. 

Lion | Photo Safari | African Portfolio | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Adventure! | Lion | Cubs | Safari

Happy Holidays! 

Holiday Feline Photos

I have a cat. This is probably not news to any of you, but it's still rather comical because my life is dogs, dogs, dogs and more dogs. Followed by more dogs. This is her second Christmas, and she now has the fluffiest tail I have seen on a cat yet. Time to annoy her with photos! 

Wrapping Paper | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

You will need... 
*1 roll of wrapping paper (shortly destroyed)
*silver garland
*catnip
*feather cat wand - I hold this in one hand and smack it where ever I want the cat to look
*table & random item as paper weight to keep one end of paper on the table
*Camera with Flash angled to bounce off the wall behind me

I would normally use a backdrop stand, but I left that at the studio for use tomorrow. For something small like this it was really easy to just drape the paper off the table and weight the ends down with something minorly heavy. 

Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio| Cats | Christmas

Petals started out behaving like a little angel, but like any cat got bored a little easily.
Out came the catnip! 

Garland Cat | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | DIY Cat Photo Backdrop | Cats

On a side note, wrapping paper does not stand a chance when another cat appears out of nowhere like a tiny demonic Koolaid man. 

Peaches did manage to cooperate for about 30 seconds though... 

Peaches | Cat Photography | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

Wrapping paper makes a great impromptu backdrop for anything smaller than a mastiff (if you're at the right angle, you could still swing a mastiff). Baby photographers usually have a zillion rolls of just 4 foot wide paper in different colors, and it's utterly brilliant. This trick works great with pets and anything relatively small. It's fun and easy to DIY at home, no matter what level of photographer you are. 


 

Santa Photos At Pet-X!

 It's December 12th and 13th THIS weekend! Join us at Pet-X for Holiday Family and Pet photos... 

Pet-X Photo Days | Pet and Family Photos With Santa | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Howell MI

This weekend only on the 12th and 13th of December we will be at Pet-X with Santa!

Here's all the info.... 

*20 Minute Photo Sessions at one or both of our Holiday themed photo sets in the Training room at Pet-X.
*Special event pricing on products and a la carte ordering. 
*No session fees for this event. 
*Kids, pets, famillies welcome! 
*Our NEW 2015 Holiday Greeting Cards will be available!
*Enter our raffle for a photo shoot when you arrive!


Located in the Training Room at PetX... The address is.....

132 W. Highland Rd., Ste 101, Howell, Mi. 48843

Time slots are: December 12th From 12 Noon to 5pm
December 13th From 12 Noon to 4pm.
RSVP to save your spot.  


Contact Debbie at Pet-X by email DEBBIE@MYPETX.COM or phone at 517-546-6740 to reserve your time spot!

Come out and have some fun with us! 

Marisa & Garrett's Engagement Photo Shoot | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Kalamazoo, Michigan

This Friday I have the honor of photographying this beautiful couple's wedding! I can't wait! 

Marisa + Garrett's Engagement Photo Shoot | Kalamazoo | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

A perfect pair, this is how Marisa and Garrett found each other (in her words)...  "He met me at my absolute worst, lol. It was a 8am Monday morning computer business class in January of 2013. I noticed his tattoos. He was one row ahead of me, several people down. I must not have had my glasses on because I was squinting trying to see what his ink was. He went home and told his then roommate there was a girl staring/glaring at him, hahaha. 
It turned out that he was really terrible at computers and that is what I'm getting my degree in. I offered to help him in class and shortly after he called and asked if I could help outside of class. I went over to his house that day, and I think we've seen each other every day since." 

Marisa & Garrett | Engagement | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio

The above photos are on a little island in the middle of a wide river. Marisa and Garrett were brave enough to venture out to it for a few photos! We all got a bit damp... and had a lot of laughs! 

Marisa & Garrett | Cute Engagement Photos | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Photographer
The Ring! Engagement Photo Shoot | Kalamazoo Mi | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio
Marisa & Garrett | Cute Engagement Photos | Alyssia Booth's Candid & Studio | Michigan Photographer

The Halloween Photo Day At Pet is This Weekend!

Next weekend is the big day! 

Halloween Photo Day! Howell Mi

On the 24th of October we are having a Halloween event at Pet-X! Pick out your costumes, this one's going to be a ton of fun. We will have both a Halloween photo set and a fall photo set. 

Enter the raffle for a Christmas photo shoot when you arrive!

Here's all the info.... 

*20 Minute Photo Sessions at one or both of our Halloween themed and fall themed photo sets in the Training room at Pet-X.
*Special event pricing on products and a la carte ordering. 
*No session fees for this event. 
*Kids, pets, famillies welcome! Costumes encouraged! 

Located in the Training Room at PetX... Address is 132 W. Highland Rd., Ste 101, Howell, Mi. 48843
Time slots are from 12 noon to 5pm. RSVP to to save your spot.

Contact Debbie at Pet-X by email DEBBIE@MYPETX.COM or phone at 517-546-6740 to reserve your time spot!