The First Look – Is it Right for Your Wedding Day?

The First Look. I bring this subject up in all of my bridal consults. Most brides either LOVE the idea or absolutely hate it. Those that hate the idea are usually trying to embrace the traditional wedding ceremony, and they can’t dream of the groom setting eyes on them before that moment the bride walks […]

September 5, 2015

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Ashleigh & Steve {Traverse City, MI Centerpointe Marina Wedding}

Whew! We’ve been busy editing, but wanted to take a moment to share a gorgeous wedding we had the pleasure of shooting this summer in Traverse City, MI. I first met Ashleigh and Steve last summer at their engagement session. I could tell right away they were going to be a really fun couple! Ashleigh […]

August 19, 2015

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The Art (and Fun) of Boys Senior Photography

This season, I’ve been getting lots of emails and phone calls about boys senior photography. Where girls usually embrace the multiple outfit changes, fancy hair and makeup and the general thrill of senior photos, boys can be a bit more of a challenge. In most cases, senior boys hate (or like to act like they […]

August 5, 2015

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Tim & Stephanie {Castle Farms Winter Wedding, Charlevoix, MI}

As you may expect, summers are our busy-season when it comes to Northern Michigan wedding photography. The gorgeous lake. The breathtaking natural scenery. Our quaint, little towns with drawbridges, sailboats and fudge shops on every corner. People come from all around to see Northern Michigan in July. But, there are few visitors brave enough to […]

July 28, 2015

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Tatum Photo and Design Offers Military Discounts!

Wedding season is in full swing at Tatum Photo and Design! And while we are editing until our fingers can’t move, we are also responding to e-mails as quickly as we can. Lately, I have had quite a few e-mails asking if we offer military discounts and I thought I would address this quickly through […]

July 22, 2015

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Welcome to the New Tatum Photo & Design!

We have been working so hard on our new look and we could not be more excited that it is finally DONE! HOORAY! Here’s a little tour of our new site! Our website is: tatumphotodesign.com We love our welcome page. The sliders have previews from a wedding, senior and engagement session that we absolutely loved! […]

July 10, 2015

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Boudoir and Glamour and why it’s the best!

We LOVE Boudoir and Glamour photography. We do. It’s truly one of my most favorite styles of photography. Why? Because these sessions allow us to bring out this inner beauty in our clients that they rarely see in themselves. In a world that is constantly driving us to criticize our bodies, Boudoir and Glamour photography […]

January 19, 2015

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Cheers to 2014.

2014 was quite a year for Tatum Photo and Design. It started out like it was going to be a pretty mild year and before I knew it I was looking around going “Wait! Where did the time go!?” This year was full of trials and tests for our family, all of which I am […]

January 2, 2015

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Meghan + Alex {Charlevoix & Bay Harbor Yacht Club Wedding Photography, Bay Harbor, MI}

                            Meghan and Alex’s wedding was an awesome event for us. It was so much fun to work with a group of people that were totally committed to their wedding photography! They wanted to make sure we had plenty of time to […]

January 2, 2015

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Laura {Boudoir Photography, East Jordan, MI}

Boudoir means many things to many people, but to us, boudoir just means whatever makes you feel sexy! We want our clients to embrace who they are as individuals and let us create images that make them feel amazing! Our beautiful bride, Laura, wanted something tasteful and glamorous that she wouldn’t be completely mortified by […]

September 9, 2014

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