What others are saying

"Michelle is an amazing photographer! She is very professional, flexible, and super sweet. She was so accommodating for my fiance and I. My fiance had to take off work for us to get our engagement photos taken and the day we schedule to take them it was so rainy and gloomy out. I was worried because I didn't want to cancel and my fiance have to ask off work again. Michelle came up with a quick solution and found the cutest historical hotel in downtown Alexandria and so we took our photos inside. They turned out so beautiful. I am really glad that we didn't have reschedule and she saw the glass half full! She also came with props and so many ideas for pictures. She had even went to the hotel the day before to scope out where she wanted us to take the photos! Michelle also when above and beyond by making a pinterest bored to give me some ideas before the shoot She really does amazing work and is so easy to work with. We can not wait for her to capture our wedding day. We are so blessed we found Michelle! So look no further for your photographer and choose Arising Light Photography!" -D. Spence

"Today we met with Michelle to have our family photos taken. She was so amazing with my boys. Very patient and kind. She was able to get all smiles which is not an easy task. I am so ecstatic about our photos they turned out amazingly!" - A. Pitman

"I love Michelle's creativity and zest for great photography! Her work is beautiful and I love to see all the new ideas she thinks of! Such a great person to work with!" - R. Fowler

"Michelle was absolutely wonderful to work with! She has a lot of great energy and made my fiance’ and I feel so comfortable! This was our first time at a photoshoot and Michelle was so easy to work with, she let us know exactly what to do (but was also open to new ideas!). She has lots of great ideas and our pictures came out beautiful!!" - C. Brisman