meet amanda

and creativity, and I will do my best to represent that honestly and beautifully. With the eye of an artist and the sensitivity of a friend.

I am a seasoned photographer with over 10 years of experience, specializing in maternity, newborn, family, and senior photography. The studio is located in beautiful historic Downtown Clare, Mi but I service the entire Central Michigan area and shoot outdoor sessions mainly in Mt. Pleasant, Mi.

As a mom, I know how important it is to have your most precious memories and chapters of your life documented. Those pieces of your story deserve to be captured in time so that they can be passed down and live on forever.

Whether it's a senior year celebration, or your baby's first birthday, it is one of my greatest joys to tell heartwarming stories through the art of photography. Share with me your vulnerability, trust,

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welcome to amanda steffke photography. I'm a storyteller, lover of light, watching parks & rec, halloween, and of course photography.


We had a wonderful experience having family photos taken with Amanda. From planning, to the day of the shoot, to viewing the photos in our gallery, everything was handled with great care and professionalism. Our photos are absolutely beautiful and we could not be happier. We would highly recommend her to anyone!

the scoby family

I don’t have enough good things to say about Amanda. Her ability to capture priceless images behind her camera is truly amazing. After an incredibly hard pregnancy, she made me feel human and beautiful during our maternity pictures and did a phenomenal job with our little peanut and family during our newborn pictures. 

the awad family

She has such a kind heart and does this because of her passion for the art. She has a creative eye and knowledge of lighting that most photographers now-a-days are lacking and these two things are KEY for beautiful photos. Traditional or candid, ANY kind of session you could ask for, I am confident that not only would you have a great time with Amanda, you would receive some of the best quality photography of your life.

sandra & donnie

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My approach to my work is simple. I want you to feel taken care of while enjoying not only the process, but the final images as well. I try to keep things as laid back and natural as they can be so you don't ever feel overwhelmed. I also want you to know me beyond just "a photographer" so that you feel comfortable in front of my camera and I of course want to get to know you as well! I believe having a great working relationship is the key to producing some amazing images that can adorn the walls of your home for years to come. 

So, let's make some magic...whatcha say?

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