Kalamazoo MI newborn-baby-maternity photographer | pure simple photography


Specializing in custom, artistic  maternity and newborn photography

Ellen Dykstra has been a professional photographer in Kalamazoo and Portage Michigan for almost a decade.

For stunning portraits celebrating the anticipation of your baby or your baby’s first days, please contact Ellen at ellendykstraphotography@gmail.com

Ellen is based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, although she photographs on location throughout Southwestern Michigan, including Portage, Mattawan,

Schoolcraft, Delton, Plainwell, South Haven, Battle Creek and Richland.

Whether you want your photography session to take place in the comfort of your own home or in a scenic outdoor location, Ellen will capture

gorgeous,  unique photographs of you and your children. She has extensive experience photographing and handling new babies

safely and gently, and will use her skills to provide you with timeless, beautiful pictures of you and your family.

Proud to be a member of the Bump Society, an elite list of hand-chosen professionals with a passion for working with mothers and babies


She is a member of the Professional Photographers of America

and is a Certified Professional Photographer


For more maternity and newborn photography information, click on the links below:

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If you are expecting a baby and would like to schedule a maternity or newborn
photography session, contact Ellen here  to learn more about her
photography services or to schedule a session.