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

Blog, Boudoir

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Heather + Adam {Charlevoix Castle Farms Wedding Photography, Charlevoix, MI}

Our crazy busy season continues but we are still blogging! Hooray! Today’s blog is one of our favorite couples from last season, Heather and Adam. These two were not only adorable together, they were super fun to work with. Heather had the most amazing pink wedding dress that looked like it had been ripped from […]

September 8, 2014

Blog, Weddings

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Ali + Dayne {Harbor Springs Wedding Photography, Harbor Springs, MI}

So we have so much to catch up on in our blog! This year has been so packed full of things we just haven’t had a chance to post! So here is to our valiant effort of staying on the ball! Meet Ali + Dayne! These two had a gorgeous summer wedding in Harbor Springs, […]

August 8, 2014

Blog, Weddings

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Lizzie + Jim {Castle Farms Wedding, Charlevoix, MI Glam the Dress, Petoskey, Mackinac}

So we have been so busy the blog has suffered. I know! I’m working on it! We have had so many fantastic clients over the past year and we have totally slacked on putting their images up on our blog. If you’re just joining us, we are creeping up on 1 Year Studio Opening Anniversary! […]

June 17, 2014

Trash the Dress, Weddings

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Senior Photos, Glamour and a little bit of Red Riding Hood

Senior photography is one our most favorite genres of photography. What we love about doing weddings and glamour we bring to our senior sessions. We believe that senior year is a milestone in any teens life. It’s hard, it’s exciting and it’s even a little bit scary as they prep for adulthood. We think every […]

February 26, 2014


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Tatum Photo and Design joins the Preferred Service Providers list at Castle Farms!

We are so excited to announce that we have officially been added to the Preferred Service Providers List at Castle Farms in Charlevoix, MI. We have been shooting weddings for the past few years there and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have been asked to join the team of professionals that service the Castle […]

February 11, 2014

tp+d news, Weddings

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Bride Honors Her Grandparents in the Sweetest Engagement Session Ever: Laura + Adam

Fun story. So my bride, Laura, moved to Michigan this last year all the way from Texas. Huge change for her in more ways than one. Not only was the weather a huge adjustment to make, but she left behind all of her family to move north where she felt led to be. This paid […]

January 28, 2014


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A Glance at 2013

I cannot believe it is the New Year all ready. The year of 2013 has been an incredible journey for me. This year has been full of emotion for us, the good, the bad, the in-between. We have experienced it all as we opened our first brick and mortar location downtown East Jordan. I have […]

December 31, 2013

Seniors, tp+d news, Weddings

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A Week Before We Open!

We are busy working on the new studio space and prepping for our grand opening and I just couldn’t be more thankful. I’m sitting here in the dark, watching it rain through my big windows and I’m just in awe. I am sitting in my new studio space. I just had to write a blog. […]

June 10, 2013


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Throwback Thursday: First times a charm!

I have been organizing my files in preparation for our upcoming wedding season and I couldn’t help but notice some of my old work. I have always thought it would be interesting to post some of my previous work, but was nervous. I mean, come on…I remember thinking “WOW. This is AWESOME” when I took […]

May 16, 2013


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