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    Hi all, I am Miranda owner of Inner Circle Photography.

    <---- Yep, that is me crazy colored hair and all. I am a fun loving easy going type of girl, who is madly in love. I enjoy the little things in life and try to embrace every day for what it is. My business motto is Fun.Real.Love.

    If you want to see all of my current work...even before I blog it, make sure to check out my facebook page.

    If you want to see random snapshots of my daily life, check out my Instagram page!

    If you are interested in booking me for your wedding send me an email so we can set up a dinner date!

    This blog is where I share my passion. Thank you for checking it out!
    Much love, Miranda

Tessa 6 Months

Time really does fly! It feels like yesterday when I was over Becky and Vic’s house photographing Tessa’s newborn session! Six months later I was back to photograph Miss Tessa but this time in their backyard!


Her famous “Granny” face!


Great job, Becky on the pumpkin monogram!

Until next time!!!

Much love, Miranda

November 20, 2014 - 3:45 am

Gail Storey - Love these …thanks Miranda !

November 20, 2014 - 4:16 am

Sandy Holloway - wow- these turned out great! You caught her personality beautifully!!

Alyssa+Brad+A Baby Bump

Alyssa and Brad are expecting a little bundle of joy!!!  Boy or Girl?? I love that they are waiting until their baby shower to tell everyone what the babies gender is!! :]


Last time you saw Alyssa and Brad on the blog celebrating their first year of marriage and here they are celebrating year three with a baby on the way!!! I just love it!

Much love, Miranda

November 18, 2014 - 3:06 pm

Alyssa Cioma - The first one is amazing!

November 18, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Katie McGaffigan Morningstar - Who are you kidding Alyssa – they’re ALL amazing! You guys look so awesome. What a lucky little baby you’re going to have! <3

November 18, 2014 - 8:40 pm

Kim Furtak-Sammut - They are all wonderful, good job!

November 19, 2014 - 12:21 am

Tricia Grech Battersby - So beautiful.

Jason and Shannon ENGAGED!

I met up with Jason and Shannon at Stony Creek Metro Park for their engagement session last month!!




2015 is going to be an amazing year!

Much love, Miranda

November 15, 2014 - 10:14 pm

Sista Kie - You both look fantastically happy!! Beautiful pics!!

November 16, 2014 - 10:42 pm

Kimberly Sara - One of them looks as if he were whispering in your ear with something romantic… your smile is stunning! Very beautifull Shannon!

The Hoodie

“So where did you go to school to learn photography?”

I get this type of question often and it seems like such a surprise when I give my response.

 I didn’t go to school for photography.

I knew in high school I wanted to be a photographer. My counselor suggested I not attend college and just pursue my career. That seemed off to me; telling a student not to attend college but really for me, he was right. I was accepted to Wayne State University and Brooks Institute (of Photography) in California. After a lot of going back and forth, I decided to attend Wayne State and of course looking back… I should have just attended Macomb Community College and taken some business classes. Of course, we learn from our blunders and as it turned out, college just wasn’t for me.

As a joke, I like to say, I went to college long enough to get the hoodie that said I went there.


So there it is, my Wayne State hoodie.

2003/2004 was a hard year. Quitting college after only 1.5 semesters was hard. Moving out and then back in with my parents was hard. Losing my grandma was hard.

Moving in with Adam, February 2005 was easy. But I was down because of the loss of my grandmother and I stopped photographing. Poor Adam. I was miserable and felt lost. For my birthday, that August, Adam purchased photoshop books for me and helped me build my website. Then he basically handed me my camera to told me to go take pictures…….and I did!

Since then life has been photography, photography, photography and I am happy. Really happy.

College? Eh. Selftaugh? Maybe. Helptaught? Yes. So what does “helptaught” mean……to me it means: I have learned what I know of photography because of myself and the guidance of many. Whether it be from photography books, classes, workshops or long talks with my fellow peers. Everyone I have met has helped me become the photographer I am today. Do I know it all? Nope not even close. I am always learning and I love that. I have met people who have changed my life and I know I have touched many people with my gift of photography.

So this is the story of the hoodie and I am glad it lives on.

Much love, Miranda

November 14, 2014 - 3:03 am

Amy Austin - I love your story! I’m so glad to be a small piece of your journey :) You’re wonderful!

November 14, 2014 - 4:03 am

Toni Sharon Cichowski - ♡♡♡♡ Your grandma would be so proud of you! You are am amazing person and one of the best photographers I have ever met. Your passion for your art comes through in the work that you do! Love ya, toots!

November 14, 2014 - 5:35 am

Frank J Wasung - Love your hoodie, and you!

November 14, 2014 - 9:30 pm

Cheri Crownover-Renusch - You are just plain amazing & yes, you have touched a TON of people with your gift!! So very proud to call you family! <3 <3 <3 x a billion!