Interfit S1 Moonlight with HSS Review by David Hakamaki, Cr.Photog.

I recently received several AC/DC powered S1 strobes from Interfit Photographic. This is a studio strobe that looks and acts very similar to the pro photo B1. Although the pro photo be ones are stellar strobes, they can put a significant dent into your bank account. The Interfit S one costs about 1/2 to 1/3 of the pro photo equivalent and specs out relatively the same.

The Interfit S1 is a TTL strobe with high-speed sync. It provides 10 stops of power range, with three of those stops at the upper end available for high-speed sync. High-speed sync operates in manual Mode and can accommodate shutter speeds up to 1/8000 of a second. Adjustments are made in 1/10 stop increments, allowing for an amazing array of adjustments.

Looking at the Interfit S1, it looks very similar to the Profoto B1. The S1 provides 500 Watt/Seconds of power and uses removable and exchangeable lithium ion battery that is flush with the body, offering around 350 full power flashes. There is an integrated wireless system, using a corresponding Interfit remote, that provides TTL flash exposure compensation and manual power control for Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras.

Construction is very durable aluminum with a Bowens S-type mount for a large array of rings and modifiers, such as soft boxes, reflectors, and other attachments. The S one weighs 6.3 pounds and operates on either AC or DC mode. Battery recharge time is approximately three hours and is charge separately, so the strobe can be used in AC mode while the battery is charging. There is an AC only model called the S1a, which is virtually identical to the S1.

A review in the field will be published shortly, which will show off the Interfit S1 in action.  Photos of behind-the-scenes, as well as final captures will be included to assist with understanding what the S1 can do on location.  A final review will go in depth on the high speed sync (HSS) features of the S1 and new opportunities for amazing photography.  Stay tuned for these upcoming reviews.

Overall, this unit is simply powerful and filled with conveniences.  The S1 unit retails for around $749 on Interfit’s and other major retailer websites.  However, you can save an additional 10% by purchasing directly from the Interfit Photographic website (www.interfitphotographic.com) and enter code Hakamaki10.  Happy shooting!

Savage Universal Product Pro LED Light Table demo with David Hakamaki

Savage Universal Corporation has released their new Product Pro LED Light Table.  This product is intended for photographing macro or small item products.  In the video below, David Hakamaki, Cr.Photog. from Cutting Edge Photography, goes over the major features and uses of this product and how it will assist photographers with photographing smaller items.  The Product Pro LED Light Table comes in two sizes 15″x15″ -or- 22″x22″ and is available from all major photography retailers.  Our friends at Hunt’s Photo & Video have a special price on this item, so follow this link to save a few bucks.

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From Savage Universal’s website:

The Savage Product Pro LED Light Table is every commercial photographer’s solution to capturing attractive, professional quality product photography without the hassle of compiling an array of complicated lighting and background gear for small subjects. Simply flip a switch and the powerful LED light strips under the table brightly illuminate evenly across the table, creating an instant high-key background. Each rechargeable overhead LED light contains 36 LED chips with a CRI of 91, and are mounted on heavy-duty flexible arms to provide high-quality backlight, highlights and under lighting where desired.

Kit includes:

(1) LED light table
(1) Accessory tray
(4) Rechargeable 36 bulb LED lights
(4) AC Power cords for charging lights
(4) Diffuser socks
(4) 20” Flexible arms
(1) Nylon protective sleeve for transport and storage

David Hakamaki to be featured Speaker at WPPI 2017 Convention

David Hakamaki, owner of Cutting Edge Photography in Iron Mountain, will be speaking at the Wedding & Portrait Professionals International WPPI 2017 photography convention in Las Vegas.
David Hakamaki, owner of Cutting Edge Photography in Iron Mountain, will be speaking at the Wedding & Portrait Professionals International WPPI 2017 photography convention in Las Vegas.

David Hakamaki, owner of Cutting Edge Photography in Iron Mountain, Michigan, has been invited to be a featured speaker at the Wedding & Portrait Professionals International (WPPI) 2017 photography convention in Las Vegas on February 8, 2017.  David will be presenting “Different Light for Different Looks“, which will be an advanced Master Class on lighting.  His program is sponsored by Simply Color Lab and Savage Universal.

David’s work has become known for his unconventional use of different lighting to create unique looks.  He has incorporated LED continuous lighting, strobes, speed lights, and natural light into his senior portraits, weddings, models, youth sports teams, professional portraits and commercial photography.  His expertise has also extended to reviews of products, including a recent article he authored on two new continuous lighting products by Savage Universal – their 2000 watt Location Kit and Cobra LED Interview Kit.

David is also a national speaker on business, marketing, and motivational topics and information on these items can be found at his website at www.theglobalspeaker.com.

Savage Universal 2000 Watt Location Kit and LED Cobra Interview Kit Review

Here is a recent review of the new Savage Universal 2000 Watt Location Kit and Cobra LED Interview Kit written by David Hakamaki from Cutting Edge Photography.

Savage Constant Lighting Review by David Hakamaki

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Natasha Marie Pantti • Ontonagon Area Jr/Sr High School • Class of 2018

More seniors! Today, we had Natasha Marie Pantti from Ontonagon HS in for her senior portraits. Getting her hair done to start the day was followed by a wealth of locations and outfits. From creating great light to stunning poses, her entire session will be the talk of her graduating class. #photographer #photography #upperpeninsulaphotographer #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #ontonagon #lighting #interfits1 #interfitphoto
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Cutting Edge Photography added 16 new photos to the album: SWMCCC Weekend of Photography — with Hunt's Photo and Video and 7 others at Hope College.

Had a wonderful time speaking at the SWMCCC Weekend of Photography at Hope College. Provided lots of great information on lighting with different products, as well as social media and macro photography. The hands-on portion allowed the audience to play with the various pieces of equipment and see how they work. Thank you to Simply Color Lab / Simply Canvas, Interfit Photographic, Savage Universal Corporation, Moab by Legion Paper, BLACKRAPID, Fundy Software Inc, & Hunt's Photo and Video.
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Had a wonderful time speaking at the SWMCCC Weekend of Photography at Hope College. Provided lots of great information on lighting with different products, as well as social media and macro photography. The hands-on portion allowed the audience to play with the various pieces of equipment and see how they work. Thank you to @[111056710508:274:Simply Color Lab / Simply Canvas], @[191028977620583:274:Interfit Photographic], @[116485064190:274:Savage Universal Corporation], @[73012853282:274:Moab by Legion Paper], @[118934144818488:274:BLACKRAPID], @[114379228592022:274:Fundy Software Inc], & @[340667192869:274:Hunt's Photo and Video].

Had a wonderful time speaking at the SWMCCC Weekend of Photography at Hope College. Provided lots of great information on lighting with different products, as well as social media and macro photography.  The hands-on portion allowed the audience to play with the various pieces of equipment and see how they work.  Thank you to @[111056710508:274:Simply Color Lab / Simply Canvas], @[191028977620583:274:Interfit Photographic], @[116485064190:274:Savage Universal Corporation], @[73012853282:274:Moab by Legion Paper], @[118934144818488:274:BLACKRAPID], @[114379228592022:274:Fundy Software Inc], & @[340667192869:274:Hunt's Photo and Video].

Cutting Edge Photography added 8 new photos — getting creative with Bobbie Betker - Haara and Phil Betker at Peter Nordeen Park.

The Lord of the Rings themed wedding yesterday near Marquette. Our creative couple, Bobbie & Phil Betker, slayed enemies, avenged the oppressed and conquered love with the help of their mighty swords and friends. Just blew this one out of Middle Earth! #LordoftheRings #wedding #weddingphotography #weddingphotographer #themedwedding #swords #marquette
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Jake Strutz • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

Cool and relaxed. That is our Senior from Iron Mountain HS, Jake Strutz. One of the nicest young men you will ever talk to, he can pull out a fantastic serious look too. We had fun this afternoon with his Mossberg shotgun as a prop, as well as sneaking in some family images. Great kid from a great family. #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #IMHS #mossberg #hunting #stylish #greathair #interfits1 #interfitphoto #upperpeninsulaphotographer #photography #photographer
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Alena Hill • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

The flowers are OUT! Looking stunning in a field of flowers, our IMHS Cheerleader Alena, brings the right combo of beauty, elegance and quiet sophistication. Today the sun shone as bright as Alena's personality and we wrapped up her senior session before the beauty of summer passes. #photography #photographer #upperpeninsulaphotographer #flowers #girl #stunning #summer #dress #field #interfits1 #interfitphoto #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #IMHS Maria Basanese-Hill
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C.j. Dantes • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

You cannot you beat a classic auto in your senior portraits! This afternoon, CJ Dantes, our Football, Hockey and Baseball superstar from Iron Mountain HS raised the cool factor to 11. Bringing along a classic 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang, his uniforms and his cool demeanor, this session was filled with outstanding lighting, great poses and a lot of fun conversation about sports. #photography #photographer #upperpeninsulaphotographer #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #football #hockey #baseball #mustang #ford #classicauto
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Michael Kulas • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

SCORE! Senior Portrait Monday with Michael Kulas, our Soccer, Basketball and Track star from Iron Mountain HS. He wanted to remember his senior year with epic portraits and got just that. Taking senior portraits to a different level and allowing them to look amazingly unique is easy with the right light, technique and motivated seniors. #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #photography #photographer #soccer #basketball #track #upperpeninsulaphotographer #imhs #goal #soccerball #unique
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Gina HakamakiMichael is a fantastic defender. Amazing technique getting back into position and swiping the ball away. Can't wait for soccer season.

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Amanda Jensen • Kingsford High School • Class of 2018

Sometimes, you just have to postpone a session to make it that much better. Yesterday's wind/rain caused us to move Amanda's session to today. Good move! The weather was gorgeous and Amanda looked beautiful in every pose. Our soccer star from Kingsford is now ready to dominate her Senior year. #Photography #photographer #upperpeninsulaphotographer #kingsford #soccer #flowers #field #sun #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits
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Sydney Smith • Kingsford High School • Class of 2018

Senior Friday! Yesterday, Sydney had a fun afternoon to show off her cool style. From her electric smile to her fun props, we braved the winds and created magic. This State Air Rifle Champion and cello player is artsy, yet a top notch marksman with an air rifle in her hands. #Photography #photographer #upperpeninsulaphotographer #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #marksman #gun #cello #airrifle #statechampion
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Linda SmithDavid, you are an amazing photographer. We were so impressed with your creativity and ability to see potential spots to go in relation to what she was wearing. Thank you! Can't wait to see all the pics.

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Lawayne LawayneVery nice photography, but it really helped that you had such lovely subject matter...

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Sonja Smith WestmanWow pretty!! And a senior sooo hard to believe!! Enjoy your fun last year !!!!!

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Beth Curtis LysingerAwe Linda Smith~So pretty of your daughter!!!🙏❤️❌⭕️

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Tina MartinsonWhat a great picture can't wait to see more!!!

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Mary BakerShe's a simply beautiful soul. Praise the Lord!

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Kay Rabenberg-LorgeBeautiful!your little girl grew up so fast!

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Grace Hellman • Kingsford High School • Class of 2018

Blue! We weren't feeling blue with Grace's senior portraits this morning. Even with cloudy skies, our Interfit Photographic S1s came through and created beautiful light for us. Beautiful senior with great colors makes for an eye popping portrait. THIS, is how you do seniors! #photography #photographer #senior #seniorportraits #seniorpictures #kingsford #blue #blueeyes #color #interfits1 #interfitphoto #POW
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Katelyn Charette • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

Senior Portrait Wednesday! Today, we had a nice overcast day to create stunning light for Katelyn's senior portrait session. Our IMHS soccer and tennis athlete was a ball to work with. She always has a smile on her face and looked gorgeous in everything. A perfect day to create perfect portraits. #photographer #photography #IMHS #upperpeninsulaphotographer #senior #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #tennis #soccer #river #water #interfits1 #interfitphoto
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Gina HakamakiKatelyn is the best of both worlds. This is the beautiful side of this fierce soccer competitor's looks. Don't let beauty lure into a false sense of security. No goals will be scored on her watch.

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Emme Emmers • Forest Park High School • Class of 2018

Diverse! That is our basketball and volleyball star, Emme, from Forest Park High School. Her senior portraits this afternoon were some of the most diverse outfits and props we have done. She blew us away with the ability to go from happy and smiling to stone cold serious. Amazing session to end a LONG day! #photography #photographer #upperpeninsulaphotographer #forestpark #basketball #volleyball #retro #shoes #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #senior
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Teresa KudwaAwwww, my little sis!! You are so beautiful!! I can't wait to see the rest!!! ❤️🖤

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Miranda JulianIron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

A beautiful day with a beautiful senior. Our future orthopedic surgeon, Miranda, was killing it today on her ROCKSTAR Senior Session. Ranging from the golf course to the pretty fields, she looked stunning in everything she tried on. With each new photo being "Oh, that's my new favorite", it will be hard to pick a favorite. #photography #photographer #seniorpictures #seniorportraits #senior #upperpeninsulaphotographer #field #girl #pretty #serene #IMHS
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Lauren Czerwan • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

It's Senior Monday! On a gorgeous summer day, we roamed the fields and locations with our IMHS Artist, Lauren Czerwan. Bringing along bright and bold colors, her artistic side was in full bloom and she looked AMAZING! Our days are filled with seniors who want to look unique in their session and not have the same overused poses. #Photography #photographer #upperpeninsulaphotographer #artist #IMHS #colors #water #senior #SeniorPictures #SeniorPortraits
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MaryAnn Jaeger • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

Making MaryAnn from IMHS look like a model was EASY! Great lighting + colorful background + amazing subject = WOW! Her stunning looks and quirky personality really allowed us to show some range in her portrait session. Five locations and multiple changes allowed this session to fly by! #photographer #photography #model #eyes #lips #Senior #Seniorpictures #IMHS #stunning

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William McCormick • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

Long live the King! That is what was shouted out during Will's senior portrait session by one of his loyal subjects who was driving by. 😀 Our IMHS Soccer Captain and really nice guy loved every minute of his session. We had a lot of laughs, conversations about soccer and his future, and photography in general. Not only can the girls look great, but the guys can look like models as well. #Photography #photographer #upperpeninsulaphotographer #senior #seniorpictures #soccer #imhs #longlivetheking
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Erik Hakamaki • Wakefield-Marenisco School • Class of 2018

What a wonderful opportunity to photograph my nephew's senior portraits. Found some beautiful light to capture one of his passions. A gorgeous day to create some magic and memories for his parents. Great kid and even brighter future! #SeniorPictures #Wakefield #duck #hunting #duckhunter #camo #cattails #upperpeninsulaphotographer #interfits1 #interfitphoto #family

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Cutting Edge Photography making memories at Lambeau Field.

We're heading back to Lambeau Field for Senior Portraits. One day only - July 17th. Only 2 spots left. Choose either the Stadium + Atrium session or Atrium only session. Show your Packer pride in your senior portrait! #seniorpictures #packers #senior #lambeaufield #lambeau #greenbay
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Cutting Edge Photography added 4 new photos — celebrating wedding day with Brian Kowalski and Lauren Kowalski.

Stunning wedding over the weekend with Lauren & Brian Kowalski. They wanted dreamy wedding photos that showed off the elegance of their day and we NAILED IT! A lot of fun, laughs and love made for the perfect wedding. #photographer #photography #wedding #weddingphotos #destinationwedding #lake #water #sunset #reflection #love

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Katelyn Charette • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

TGIF! Today was a beautiful, sunny Friday for Senior Portraits with our soccer star, Katelyn Charette. The only thing brighter than the sun was her smile and personality. What a fun morning talking and photographing. Her images were stunning.....STUNNING! #photography #photographer #gorgeoushair #soccer #senior #seniorpictures #lighting #interfits1 #interfitphoto Traci Dishnow Charette

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Grace Hellman • Kingsford High School • Class of 2018

Those eyes! Grace has amazing eyes. Couple those eyes with a great background and killer light from Interfit Photographic and their S1 strobe, brought Grace into full magazine mode. Tons of images to start her senior portraits! #photography #photographer #eyes #blonde #senior #seniorpictures #lighting #interfits1 #interfitphoto

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Miranda Julian • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018
Fierce! Miranda going high fashion with a great outfit and a cool background, along with more amazing light from Interfit Photographic and their S1 strobe. Nice start to her senior portraits! #photography #photographer #hippie #retro #senor #seniorpictures #lighting #interfits1 #interfitphoto

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Alena Hill • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2018

Cool hippie vibe going on with some amazing light from Interfit Photographic and their S1 strobe. #photography #photographer #hippie #retro #senor #seniorpictures #lighting #interfits1 #interfitphoto

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Fun day doing family portraits with some old friends, the Manninen Family, at Lake Bancroft in Ishpeming. It is nice to see an entire family back together for a gorgeous day. #family #together #photography #photograpehr #familyphotos #friends
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Cutting Edge Photography feeling accomplished at Meijer Corporate Offices.

Just got done shooting the Grand Opening for the Meijer Corporation in Escanaba. Fun to rub elbows with the President of Meijer, Rick Keyes, as well as Co-Chairman and CEO, Hank Meijer. I feel like a big shot now! #commercial #ribboncutting #grandopening #meijer #photography #photographer
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It's youth sports season. Time to make the kids look like superstars with the Interfit S1. #InterfitS1 #Interfit #InterfitPhoto #Baseball #Photography #Photographer
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Gorgeous engagement portraits from this past weekend with Claire and Josh. What an amazing couple, who laughed and kissed their way through the entire session. Wedding day will be a piece of cake with these two. #photographer #photography #engagement #love #wedding #interfit #interfit1
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Sue Stefanko-SleezerLove the pictures. Can only be compared to the excellent photographers at Red Door.

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Beth Dewey- UridilCongratulations Claire. So happy and excited for you. Awesome pictures. God's Blessings.

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Also received the new Savage Universal Corporation Lumnous Pro Shooting Tent - LED Light Box. Another cool product for small item and macro photography. Comes with a bunch of different colored background papers and vinyls for customized looks. #photographer #photography #savageuniversal #macro #LED
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Cutting Edge Photography with Savage Universal Corporation.

Got the new Savage Universal Corporation Product Pro LED Light Table. What a great product for small item and macro photography. #Savageuniversal #macro #photography #photographer
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Cutting Edge Photography making memories with Interfit Photographic in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Some favorites from Sabre & David's wedding. This is what you get when a little added light is needed to go from great to amazing. #wedding #lighting #interfitcreativepro #reflection #bride #photography #photographer Interfit Photographic
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Cutting Edge Photography making things happen with Savage Universal Corporation and Interfit Photographic at Cutting Edge Photography.

We do headshots! If you want to update your professional portrait and stand out, give us a call for some seriously great business portraits. #headshot #professionalportraits #business #photography

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Sabre & David's Wedding • Green Bay, Wisconsin

STUNNING! The wedding of Sabre & David was all about capturing the love between this amazing couple. From a magnificent church setting to portraits that were worthy of magazines, this winter wedding sets a new standard in what someone's wedding should look like. #photographer #photograpy #wedding #greenbay #love #church #reflections #lighting
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Lauren & Brian's Engagement Portraits

Winter is always fun for engagement portraits. Our fun loving couple, Lauren & Brian, took to the outside like it was their playground. With smiles, kisses and a ton of humor, this couple made it easy to photograph their relationship. #photographer #photography #wedding #engagement #kiss #love
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Jacob Roell • North Dickinson High School * Class of 2017

Still winter and still shooting Senior Portraits. Recently, we had Jacob Roell, from North Dickinson School, come in for his Senior Portraits. With temps hovering well below freezing, we cooked up some blazing photos anyway for our lanky basketball star. #Seniors2017 #photography #photographer #basketball #winter
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Cutting Edge Photography added 2 new photos — feeling proud.

Honored to say I am now a member of the Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers -AND- the Society of International School & Events Photographrs. The Societies of Photographers #swpp #sisep #photography #photographers
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Cutting Edge Photography added 9 new photos to the album: Vickie & Jeff's Wedding — with Jeff Michaud and Ryan Michaud at St Mary & St Joseph Church.

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On a day when a friend asks for help covering their wedding, you get another opportunity to work with some amazing people. Recently, Vickie and @[100005240738416:2048:Jeff] were married in a beautiful ceremony in Iron Mountain. With the day sunny and the temperatures tolerable, we were able to work again with the Michaud family and add some more great images to their family legacy. #wedding #photography #photographer #fiends #photographingthewholefamily

On a day when a friend asks for help covering their wedding, you get another opportunity to work with some amazing people.  Recently, Vickie and @[100005240738416:2048:Jeff] were married in a beautiful ceremony in Iron Mountain.  With the day sunny and the temperatures tolerable, we were able to work again with the Michaud family and add some more great images to their family legacy. #wedding #photography #photographer #fiends #photographingthewholefamily

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G-Pa TimmersCongratulations you two!!!

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Cutting Edge Photography added 6 new photos to the album: Lauren & Brian's Engagement Session — with Brian Kowalski and Lauren Kowalski at Cutting Edge Photography.

We had a fantastic winter engagement session with Lauren Kowalski and Brian Kowalski this past weekend. With the weather cooperating nicely and the couple a blast to work with, there was a lot of laughs, fun and playfulness through the afternoon. Can't wait to photograph all around Marquette, Michigan on their wedding day! #engagement #photography #photographer #love #wedding #winter
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We had a fantastic winter engagement session with @[1207197134:2048:Lauren] and @[100005032295092:2048:Brian] this past weekend. With the weather cooperating nicely and the couple a blast to work with, there was a lot of laughs, fun and playfulness through the afternoon. Can't wait to photograph all around @[108636712493470:274:Marquette, Michigan] on their wedding day! #engagement #photography #photographer #love #wedding #winter

We had a fantastic winter engagement session with @[1207197134:2048:Lauren] and @[100005032295092:2048:Brian] this past weekend.  With the weather cooperating nicely and the couple a blast to work with, there was a lot of laughs, fun and playfulness through the afternoon.  Can't wait to photograph all around @[108636712493470:274:Marquette, Michigan] on their wedding day! #engagement #photography #photographer #love #wedding #winter

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Cutting Edge Photography added 6 new photos to the album: Elizabeth & Lewis' Engagement Session — with R2-D2 and 2 others at High Cliff Restaurant Banquets & Catering.

Elizabeth & Lewis' Engagement Portraits

Engagement Portraits with Elizabeth and Lewis at High Cliff State Park by David Hakamaki from Cutting Edge Photography in Iron Mountain, Michigan
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What a couple. @[1300806285:2048:Liz] and Lewis, our @[169299103121699:274:Star Wars] fans wanted to have a little fun with their engagement session, so we went to the land of Hoth (actually, it was @[103143379726603:274:Lake Winnebago]). Out came the lightsabers and a visit by some special friends. Once the fun and games were done, we got serious with a couple that LOVES each other. Another gorgeous day allowed us to just hang outside at @[376127579079156:274:Friends of High Cliff State Park] and create magic. I wonder if any Wookies are invited to the wedding? #photography #photographer #wedding #engagement #love #couple #starwars #lightsaber

What a couple.  @[1300806285:2048:Liz] and Lewis, our @[169299103121699:274:Star Wars] fans wanted to have a little fun with their engagement session, so we went to the land of Hoth (actually, it was @[103143379726603:274:Lake Winnebago]).  Out came the lightsabers and a visit by some special friends.  Once the fun and games were done, we got serious with a couple that LOVES each other.  Another gorgeous day allowed us to just hang outside at @[376127579079156:274:Friends of High Cliff State Park] and create magic.  I wonder if any Wookies are invited to the wedding? #photography #photographer #wedding #engagement #love #couple #starwars #lightsaber

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Cutting Edge Photography added 6 new photos to the album: Autumn & Evan's Engagement Session — with Autumn Neuens and 2 others at Cutting Edge Photography.

Autumn & Evan's Engagement Portraits

Engagement Portraits with Autumn and Evan by David Hakamaki from Cutting Edge Photography in Iron Mountain, Michigan
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When a couple is totally into each other, you can just tell the wedding will be amazing. @[552746969:2048:Autumn Crago] and @[49201495:2048:Evan Neuens] showed the love during their engagement session. The weather was gorgeous, so a nice outdoor session in the woods was perfect. Can't wait to see them on wedding day! #photography #photographer #wedding #engagement #love #couple #woods

When a couple is totally into each other, you can just tell the wedding will be amazing.  @[552746969:2048:Autumn Crago] and @[49201495:2048:Evan Neuens] showed the love during their engagement session.  The weather was gorgeous, so a nice outdoor session in the woods was perfect.  Can't wait to see them on wedding day! #photography #photographer #wedding #engagement #love #couple #woods

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Cutting Edge Photography was feeling fabulous at The Creation Station.

Wrapped up another 3 day photography class at The Creation Station last evening. Stay tuned for new dates for another 3 day class. I hear there is already a waiting list and I haven't even figured out the dates! #teaching #photographyclass #photography #ItsGoodToBeTheKing
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Ciara Lynn Dario • North Dickinson High School • Class of 2017

Still shooting new senior images! Today was another gorgeous senior session with Ciara from North Dickinson High School. Her winter session was fun and amazing. Between her stunning eyes to her fun personality, this session is going to be hard to top. #photography #photographer #eyes #Senior2017 #winter #glamour

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Ciara Lynn DarioOmg! Love love love! Awesome! Thank you so much!!!! I can't wait to see the rest!!!!

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Chelsey NickelsBeautiful!! I want the one on the bottom right for the house! Ciara Lynn Dario

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Jenny Lucas DarioChelsey Nickels.....you have no idea!!!!!! This is 4 of many....💜💜💜💜

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Cutting Edge Photography feeling blessed at Las Vegas Convention Center.

WPPI 2017 is in the books. This was a nice token of appreciation from the folks at WPPI Online to acknowledge my WPPI 2017 Master Class on Lighting & Posing. It shows that with a bit of hard work and wonderful customers, this is the end result! Thank you WPPI, amazing Cutting Edge Photo customers and friendsi ! #wppi2017 #wppi #photographer #photography #awards #honored #loyalcustomers

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Julie HakamakiCongratulations Dave. Always a nice/professional job done right.

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Fireworks in the winter? Why not! Yesterday, we had Mitch Barron from Gladstone Area High School come in for Senior Portraits. Not only were we able to create some beautiful senior portraits for his parents, but went off the rails with some cool portraits that incorporated his passion - building fireworks. No people, small animals or props were injured in the making of his portraits. We did have a "blast" though. #Senior2017 #gladstone #fireworks #LightItAndRun
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Still shooting seniors! Monday, we had our football star, AJ Alexa from North Dickinson High School, come in for senior portraits. Our future Naval Academy recruit wanted to honor his future service by incorporating Old Glory. Good luck, AJ, and Anchors Aweigh. #NorthDickinson #football #navy #flag #proud
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Chastity AlexaThese are amazing Dave!!

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Mary Kay FeakLove the picture! I have a handsome grandson!

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Teresa Berg❤these pics of AJ! Handsome guy!!!

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You know it is going to be an interesting summer, especially when you just book a Lord of the Rings themed wedding. Need to plan for lots of extra photos for this one! Looking forward to working with Roberta and Phil! Any The Lord of the Rings Trilogy fans want to help carry gear? #LOTR #wedding #coolwedding #lordoftherings #weddingphotography ... See MoreSee Less

Cutting Edge Photography feeling excited with Jason Groupp and 6 others at Las Vegas Convention Center.

Want to attend WPPI and learn lighting like the pros? Save 20% on my Lighting Master Class with the following link --> registration.experientevent.com/ShowWPP171/Default.aspx?flowcode=attendee&Source=HAKAMAKI
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Cutting Edge Photography shared Dan's Bridal & Tuxedo's video — meeting customers at Northern Michigan University.

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Getting married and looking for a photographer? Come to The Bridal Experience 2017 show at NMU's Great Lakes Rooms today from noon to 4 PM. See our amazing wedding images and what we can do to make your wedding date look fabulous. #Wedding #Weddings #WeddingPhotographer #Photographer #Photography Dan's Bridal & Tuxedo
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Dan's Bridal & Tuxedo presents the 2017 Bridal Experience! Border Grill *Official Page*, Checker Bus Tours & Adventures, Cutting Edge Photography, Donckers, Double Trouble DJ's, Forsberg's A New Leaf, Garden Bouquet and Design, Holiday Inn Marquette MI, James Charles, Joe's Cakes, Lutey's Flower Shop, Mama Russo's Homemade Italian Products, Marquette Mountain, The Mather Inn, Motions Llc, American Karaoke & DJ Pierre Ogea, Ramada of Marquette, River Rock Lanes and Banquet Center, Simply Superior, Steinhaus Catering & Events, Super One Foods, Two Serve With Love, Wood Jewelers, Younkers

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Looking for stunning wedding photos? Come visit us at the 2017 Bridal Experience at NMU's Great Lakes Rooms on January 8, 2017.
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Dan's Bridal & Tuxedo presents the 2017 Bridal Experience! Border Grill *Official Page*, Checker Bus Tours & Adventures, Cutting Edge Photography, Donckers, Double Trouble DJ's, Forsberg's A New Leaf, Garden Bouquet and Design, Holiday Inn Marquette MI, James Charles, Joe's Cakes, Lutey's Flower Shop, Mama Russo's Homemade Italian Products, Marquette Mountain, The Mather Inn, Motions Llc, American Karaoke & DJ Pierre Ogea, Ramada of Marquette, River Rock Lanes and Banquet Center, Simply Superior, Steinhaus Catering & Events, Super One Foods, Two Serve With Love, Wood Jewelers, Younkers

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WPPI 2017 Convention, featuring a Master Class by David Hakamakii on Lighting. Come learn from the best and experience the WPPI Online Expo, Print Competition and an amazing series of classes from highly successful photographers from around the world. Come see great companies like Savage Universal Corporation, Simply Color Lab / Simply Canvas, Triple Scoop Music, Animoto, Fundy Software Inc and Finao Albums. Save 20% on Master Classes, Plus Classes and Photo Walks by following this link --> registration.experientevent.com/ShowWPP171/Default.aspx?flowcode=attendee&Source=HAKAMAKI
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Cutting Edge Photography added 2 new photos — Taking Photos with Lindsay Hedmark-Whaley at Back In Balance Chiropractic & Wellness.

When shooting professional portraits in a tight space, the Savage Universal Corporation 2000w LED Location Kit and collapsible backgrounds are the perfect choices. Quick setup with their innovative Drop Stands and adjustable power settings on the daylight balanced lights create perfect portraits every time. #photographer #photography #led #savageuniversal #headshots #commercial

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Cutting Edge Photography was feeling excited at Cutting Edge Photography.

And.....another wedding date bites the dust. Looking forward to working with Autumn Neuens and Evan Neuens! We are going to rock this wedding! #wedding
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Cutting Edge Photography feeling blessed with Las Vegas Convention Center and 4 others at Las Vegas Convention Center.

Honored to be invited to speak at the Wedding & Portraits Professionals International (WPPI) photography convention in February 2017. This time, I will be teaching an advanced Master Class on lighting and how I use different lighting on my Seniors, Wedding couples, Families, Professionals and Commercial portraits. Huge thanks to Simply Color Lab / Simply Canvas Savage Universal Corporation for sponsoring this program at WPPI Online.
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Robby Rigoni • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Robby Rigoni from Kingsford High School was in for his fall senior portraits. Our resident bowhunter and gun hunter brought in the full arsenal to make his session special. Even the truck got into a few shots, which rounded out this session perfectly. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #hunting #bowhunting #archery #weatherby #ford #truck #fallcolors #Kingsford
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Gail Jenkins RoserNice shots! How do you tend to set your focal points on your camera? do you use one or turn them all on?

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JoAnn SanfordWow! A senior already!?

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Katherine DayWow a senior already!!!?

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Matt Peterson • Norway-Vulcan Area Schools • Class of 2017

More beautiful fall portraits, this time with Matt Nachos Peterson, from Norway High School. Our football player and outdoor lover was at home with the fall colors. He was a blast to talk with and his session was fast, amazing and fun. Good luck in the Playoffs, Matt and the rest of the Knights! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #fallcolors #football #Norway #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Andrew Kitz • Jeffers High School • Class of 2017

We get seniors from ALL over the UP and northern Wisconsin. This day, we had Andrew Kitz from Jeffers High School roll in for his ROCKSTAR Senior Portrait session. Our skateboarder and auto lover brought out serious, fun, happy and stylish in one session. This one will be tough to top. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #skateboard #skateboarding #fallcolors #Jeffers #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Susan KitzSo awesome !!!! thank you David you are awesome !!!

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Mathias KitzLooking great man

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Mary KrennAwesome pictures Andrew

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Ashley Anderson • Stephenson High School • Class of 2017

Fall colors and smiles! That's what this day was all about. Ashley Anderson was bright and cheery during her ROCKSTAR Senior portrait session. Our volleyballer from Stephenson High School brought her game face, but was all smiles during the rest of the day. Just pure beauty on this day! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #volleyball #fallcolors #Stephenson #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Emily BergerVolleyball one is my fave. #hottie

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Sandra PaschkeBoy great pictures. Going to be hard to pick!!

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Lucas Andreini • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Gorgeous fall day for senior portraits with Lucas Andreini from Kingsford High School. Our bowhunter looked like he should be on the cover of a hunting magazine. His other portraits really brought out his personality and showed how much he loves the outdoors. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #hunting #fallcolors #Kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Jackie HallmanGreat pictures of Lucas!!!!

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Alissa JaneLove 💜 just so beautiful!

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Bonnie PirlotGreat pictures!

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Mary Schaut AndreiniLove these, thanks Dave, u were great to do pics with !! We appreciate you !! Love this handsome kid, just a bit !!!

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Sue Schaut ProudfitLove these pics! I missed them earlier.

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Sally Schaut SwanLow them all, glad I don't have to choose!

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Chandler Pizzi • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Another beautiful fall day for senior portraits with Chandler Pizzi from Kingsford High School. Looking stylish with his car, Chandler was also cool with his more casual portraits. Best of both worlds. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #fall #fallcolors #Kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Kylee WatsonOh my god. Where has my little cousin gone? Very handsome chandler.

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Brittany Myllylahti • Ewen-Trout Creek Consolidated School • Class of 2017

Sun, fall colors and a girl who likes to hunt. Perfect day for senior portraits with Brittany Myllylahti from ETC High School. Loved everything about this session. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #hunting #fallcolors #ETC #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Melissa DonagheLove the pictures! Brittany Myllylahti where is your fishing pole?

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Tracy NiemiGreat pictures, Brittany!

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Lori Arthurreally pretty

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Jeanine SerattiGreat pics

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Michelle SmithAwesome pics, beautiful gal!💖

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Hannah Carlson • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Raining today, so we get to play in the gym with our Volleyball and Basketball superstar from Kingsford High School, Hannah Carlson. Repping her school colors and showing her determination made for some outstanding sports portraits. Watch out on the courts!
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Corissa Castel Rice❤️❤️❤️❤️these!!

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Cole Quick • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Today the weather cooperated for our afternoon session with Cole Quick from Kingsford High School. The sun popped out and created an amazing backdrop of fall colors during our foray into our outdoor studio. We even got the chance to get several amazing bowhunting portraits for Cole. You'll just have to wait for his gallery to see the rest. AMAZING! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #hunting #fallcolors #Kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Kelly Zambon QuickLOVE! Can't wait to see rest thanks your awesome and I think Cole even had fun 😉

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Ashley PorcayoOmg!!!! I want one of each!!!

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Katie Robitaille😍😍😍😍😍😍 I can't wait to see the rest!

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Jeanne Roberts BartelsGreat pictures

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Michelle Swartout LantzVery handsome. Pics are great

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Donna ZambonLove the pictures of my grandson.

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Mary Schaut AndreiniGreat pics !! Can't. Wait to go with Luke !

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Cutting Edge Photography making memories with Trisha Grassman Peterson at Cutting Edge Photography.

Not only do we specialize in creating amazing senior portraits, but families also get the special treatment. Instead of plain family portraits, the Peterson Family wanted something unique. We went to Piers Gorge and created several stunning portraits, including this breathtaking long exposure portrait. Yes, even the dogs cooperated by staying still. This goes beyond the ordinary and into extraordinary. Look for this on their wall soon! #cuttingedgephotography #FamilyPortraits #athlete #fallcolors #PiersGorge #waterfall #upperpeninsulaphotographer
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Trisha Grassman PetersonFor sure it will be on our wall and Christmas cards

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Michelle Abramson • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2017

Michelle Abramson, from Iron Mountain Public Schools, was in for her ROCKSTAR Senior Portraits. With an absolutely gorgeous fall day filled with colors was the perfect backdrop for this stunning senior. The final stop was to show off her involvement on IMHS' bowling team. Too many amazing image to choose from. I think a book is in her future! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #fallcolors #bowling #IMHS #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Marie SligerVery Nice Pictures, Michelle.

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Owen Alberson • Kingford High School • Class of 2017

Our Superstar Tight End and Defensive End from Kingsford High School, Owen Alberson, loved his fall senior portrait session. Looking like the beast on the field he is, Owen was equally at ease with the fall scenery. His smile came easy and made his session fly by. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #fallcolors #football #Kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Jamie AlbersonI love the smile 🙂 Thank you!! Looking forward to the gallery!

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Guy Barrows • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Our baseball star for Kingsford High School, Guy Barrows, was in for fall Senior Portraits. Killing it in the studio with his baseball portraits, he got into full fall mode with the hunting outfits and shotgun in our outdoor studio. Showing his patriotism with the gun made for a memorable photo that is indicative of the UP. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #hunting #baseball #Kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Kathy JensenThey turned out so good ... hard to pic a favorite

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Joan Marie HansonAwesome pictures of guy!!!!!!

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John M. StarksHandsome young man,and proud to say I have known him his whole life. Love his showing his patriotism, it shows a great upbringing by the parents. What is unfortunate is that in some areas of this nation he would get put down showing the flag and gun.

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Heather Renee' BarrowsI love them...can't believe he's a senior already!!

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Cutting Edge Photography with David Hakamaki and 12 others.

Not only are we busy creating amazing Senior Portraits and Wedding memories, but I will get to share my knowledge to the Tallahassee Professional Photographers Guild (TPPG) and the GNOPPG New Orleans in a few weeks. Quite honored to not only have the massive support from friends and clients in the Iron Mountain area, but the opportunity to give back to the amazing photographers in Tallahassee and New Orleans and help their photography business grow. Yes, YOUR images will be tagging along with me and shown at these two events! Special thanks to Simply Color Lab / Simply Canvas, Savage Universal Corporation, Triple Scoop Music, Animoto, Fundy Software Inc and Finao Albums.
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Amy EnyartEagerly awaiting your appearance in Louisiana!

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Nicole Mielcarek • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2017

Our head Cheerleader from Iron Mountain Public Schools, Nicole Mielcarek, had so much fun on her last session, she wanted more. This time, fall was our choice of backgrounds and the fall colors & weather totally cooperated. Hitting Mountaineer Stadium for Cheer portraits, as well as the gorgeous scenic locations around the area, created a treasure trove of fantastic fall portraits for Nicole. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #cheerleader #CompetitiveCheer #IMHS #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Sue Koski Mielcarek
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Cheri FonashBeautiful! 😀

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Katie DooleyGreat pics Susan!

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Dylan Coyne • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Dylan, our Kingsford High School senior, brought in one of our favorite props....his pet. Dylan got right into the session and looked awesome. This fun and fast session showed how to get a lot of great images in a short amount of time. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors
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Sara Borvan • North Dickinson High School • Class of 2017

Love when our Seniors want a variety of images, rather than the same thing everyone else is getting. Sara Borvan, our Volleyball and Basketball ace from North Dickinson High School, thrilled us with her varied styles and clothing options. We got to see gorgeous smiles, seriously cool attitudes and sheer beauty. She was gushing over everything we did. Variety. Boom! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #volleyball #basketball #NorthDickinson #variety #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Sara BorvanThank you so much Dave!!! Love them all! 😊

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Jennie Borvan MinetWow brown hair ! You Look Amazing ! How can I get these pictures. Beautiful !!!

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Dawn FarraghLOVE THEM

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Kelsey Chellew • Norway High • Class of 2017

Busy week with Seniors. On this beautiful day, we had our bookworm (and future teacher), Kelsey Chellew, from Norway-Vulcan Area Schools come in for her Senior Portraits. Elegant, stylish and stunning is how her session went. If you want to see killer eyes, just check out Kelsey's portraits. AMAZING! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #books #eyes #Norway #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Renae KiserThese pictures are beautiful Kelsey Chellew!!

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Kristen Casteel DavisGorgeous!

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Dawn KranzKelsey Chellew, how beautiful! Miss you! ❤️

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Carli A. KellyPretty pictures Kelsey! The one with the book is really neat!

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Roy ChellewBeautiful hon.

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Dennis LynchKelsey, are you thinking of teaching? Good for you if you are!

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Dustin Westphal • Wausaukee High School • Class of 2017

Dustin Westphal, our beast of a Tight End and Linebacker from Wausaukee High, was another athlete who wanted some seriously magazine style senior portraits. With the look he gave us during the football and baseball portraits, I don't know anyone who would want to go up against him. However, when the smile came on, you could tell he was a really nice guy. Awesome stuff! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #football #baseball #Wausaukee #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #WisconsinSeniors #ROCKSTAR
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Margo RenikowVery nice!

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Rita RenikowDustin, you are very handsome in your senior pics!!!

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Nate Chellew • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2017

Another athlete that wanted killer senior portraits. Our Iron Mountain High School football star, Nathan Chellew, brought the attitude and style for his portraits. Love the locations and that he loved EVERYTHING! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #football #IronMountain #IMHS #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Becky KleikampWow, Nate!! Soooooo handsome!! Great pics!

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Garrett O'Neil • North Dickinson High School • Class of 2017

Garrett O'Neil, our star QB, Point Guard and hurdler from North Dickinson had a blast with his senior portrait session. He got to rep the school colors, as well as look amazing in his location portraits. Best of all, when a guy looks awesome in purple, you know he is styling. Killer session! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #football #basketball #track #NorthDickinson #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Vicki Johnson
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Beck MillerAwesome pics buddy love em!!💕👍🏽

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Taylor Saari • Ontonagon High School • Class of 2017

The other of our dynamic duo for senior portraits on Saturday. Taylor Saari was equally stunning during her senior portrait session with her outfits. Another full batch of killer senior images. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #basketball #volleyball #Ontonagon #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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ColleenDave SaariBeautiful pictures Taylor!

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Mary Lou AndersonBeautiful pictures!

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Brittany MyllylahtiHottie😍

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Jackie PintarBeautiful Taylor Saari!!

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Becky Kahler PanttiI LOVE the one with the black hat!!! Beautiful pictures. Well done Cutting Edge pHotography!

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Paula MaloneyShe is a stunning young lady...so very pretty! Love the photos.

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Jane AnttilaBeautiful girl!!! Cheri's daughter right?

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Lori ArthurVery pretty Taylor 🙂

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Bonita Pantti O'ConnellBeautiful photos and a beautiful girl.

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Mary Miilu WagnerBeautiful!

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Darlene Van WertBeautiful daughter you have

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Karen SaariTaylor, you look amazing!

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Kris Erickson PerryAbsolutely beautiful 😀

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Mandy WarnerSo beautiful! I love them!!

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Karen WhiteGorgeous!

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Ashley BoldtTay Tay!! U r beautiful!!!

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Lisa TruscottBeautiful girl!

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Rita SaariLovely

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Megan HagenBeautiful!!

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Jeanne GourneauA senior; Wow! And so very beautiful!

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Ann SneedGorgeous!!!

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Diane WeisingerTaylor, you are beautiful 🌷

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Britni Lakkala • Ewen-Trout Creek High School • Class of 2017

Gorgeous day for senior portraits with Britni Lakkala from ETC High School. She was all smiles and her gallery is full of amazing images. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #basketball #volleyball #ETC #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR
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Kayln Hudson-StoreWhat a pretty smile you have theese look great

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Adrienne WestieThese are gorgeous Britni Lakkala!! 😍😍

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Hillary StitesOmg Britni Lakkala!! Love them! When did this happen?! Its like you were this cute little girl yesterday and BAM today you are a beautiful young woman! 💞

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Kelsi LakkalaLove!!!

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Paula MaloneyWhat a pretty young lady...awesome photos!

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Karen TaegerBeautiful pics Britni! 🙂

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Cutting Edge Photography making memories with Vicki Johnson and Garrett O'Neil at Cutting Edge Photography.

Senior Portraits with our local Sports stars are fun. Today, we beat the rain during Garrett O'Neil's Senior Portrait Session and created some amazing images. Our North Dickinson High School QB, basketball point guard and track star got to show off both his sporty and cool side during his session. Love it when we get the athletes looking for something amazing and we blow them away. Score. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #football #basketball #track #NorthDickinson #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Vicki Johnson
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Vicki JohnsonDavid Hakamaki, you take amazing photos. Garrett and I had a great time today. Thank you for making this special time in our lives a memorable one.

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Garrett O'NeilThank you

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Bernadine Franklin MolandCool!!

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Kelly WestphalCreative!

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KayCee SmithI need a copy of this picture Vicki Johnson

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Double trouble Seniors today! We had both Taylor Saari and Britni Lakkala come in for a dual session of senior portraits. Two times the seniors made for two times the fun and laughs. The sun was shining and their smiles were sparkling, which made for a long, but really fun session. Tons of locations were visited and an amazing number of stunning portraits were captured from these lovely ladies. Best Saturday in a long time. #doubleduty #SeniorPortraits #Ontonagon #EwenTroutCreek #Seniors2017 #CrushedIt
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Amanda Lee PanttiThat's my baby sissy!

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Cutting Edge Photography added 7 new photos to the album: Ellary & Jeff's Wedding — with Ryan Pfeiffer at Cutting Edge Photography.

A cool couple deserves a cool wedding. Even the rains could not dampen our wedding photography or their smiles. Embrace the weather became our theme for the day. And, embrace it they did. Elegant, stunning and gorgeous is the only way to describe Ellary & Jeff's wedding. #wedding #upperpeninsulaweddingphotographer #elegant #farm
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A cool couple deserves a cool wedding.  Even the rains could not dampen our wedding photography or their smiles.  Embrace the weather became our theme for the day.  And, embrace it they did.  Elegant, stunning and gorgeous is the only way to describe Ellary & Jeff's wedding. #wedding #upperpeninsulaweddingphotographer #elegant #farm

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Mary OberthalerCongratulations. What a nice looking family!

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Sandra Gallino BrockingtonBeautiful pics n it was a beautiful day!

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Wendy RayCongrats!

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Rae Anne Bray SeatAwesome pictures

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Mike JulianJust a beautiful setting for a beautiful family. You's are truly blessed

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Maureen Menza GaleazziBeautiful pictures...

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Gina NutiniCongrats!!! 😀

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Joshua Arnold • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2017

Running a bit behind on this wonderful sneak peek of Josh's ROCKSTAR Senior Portrait session we had. The day was sunny and beautiful, so his portraits came out amazing! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #IMHS #mountaineers #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #schoolspirit #ROCKSTAR Kathleen LeBlanc Arnold
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Nicole Mielcarek • Iron Mountain High School • Class of 2017

When you have a Senior with a brilliant smile, everything else is easy. Nicole, our star Cheerleader from Iron Mountain Public Schools, was stunning throughout her Senior Portrait session. This talented and smart young lady is an expert at getting your school spirit rolling at IMHS football and basketball games. Go Mountaineers! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #cheerleader #IMHS #mountaineers #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #schoolspirit #ROCKSTAR Sue Koski Mielcarek
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Jane Pakonen LabbyShe is so pretty! She should have taken one with dirty tennis shoes, though, right Sue Koski Mielcarek?

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Tracey Traczyk WilinskiLove that cheer one!! 😉

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Kristi SoldaBeautiful!

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Jill PerpichYour daughter is beautiful!!😄

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Sheila KoskiSuch beautiful pictures of your sweet Nicole.

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Phyllis Smith OlsonBeautiful, just like her mama.

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Jill Kolehmainen SenkerikBeauty

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Cynthia DoyalStunning love!

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Tara HartmanLOVE these!!

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Lisa Deaver AndersonSo pretty! 💛

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Beth Gerry-SwansonBeautiful pictures.

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Elizabeth LeikerSuch a beautiful girl!!

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Sue Koski MielcarekThanks, everyone! Can't believe she's a senior. Time sure goes quickly, hey?

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Tricia Rigoni MeneguzzoBeautiful!

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Hunter Lenczuk • Pembine High School • Class of 2017

Beautiful day for Senior Portraits with Hunter from Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine Schools. Hunter's personality was in full power and with the cool locations we went to, it will be nearly impossible to pick out a favorite. #ROCKSTAR #Seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #SeniorPhotographer #Soccer #Football #Pembine #Musician #Sax Stephanie Lenczuk
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Michelle MarieUm...so I want all these pictures! Can't believe he is a SENIOR!

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Rachel SiegleStephanie Lenczuk no way you have a sr

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Corinne ScottI can't believe Hunter is a senior!! What a handsome young man!

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Terrie HoholWow! Where dose the time go?

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Cutting Edge Photography added 9 new photos to the album: Megan & Kaleb's Wedding — with St. Peter Cathedral of Marquette, MI and 4 others in Marquette, Michigan.

Megan & Kaleb's Wedding

Weding of Megan Jastremski and Kaleb Collins in Marquette by David Hakamaki from Cutting Edge Photography, Iron Mountain, Michigan
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Rain and illness could not ruin a wedding day. In fact, these small glitches only will make it a more interesting story for their kids and grandkids. Even though rain would have ruined most wedding porratis, we embraced the weather and got creative to create a unique and amazing wedding gallery. Just thinking outside the box allowed us to make @[502050782:2048:Megan] & @[599829902:2048:Kaleb]'s wedding day.......perfect. #wedding #love #upperpeininsulaweddingphotographer #rain #weddingphotographer #nothingcanruintheirday

Rain and illness could not ruin a wedding day.  In fact, these small glitches only will make it a more interesting story for their kids and grandkids.  Even though rain would have ruined most wedding porratis, we embraced the weather and got creative to create a unique and amazing wedding gallery.  Just thinking outside the box allowed us to make @[502050782:2048:Megan] & @[599829902:2048:Kaleb]'s wedding day.......perfect. #wedding #love #upperpeininsulaweddingphotographer #rain #weddingphotographer #nothingcanruintheirday

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Megan CollinsOMG! 😍 these pictures are so phenomenal Dave!!!!

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Jennifer RietveldWhat a beautiful bride. Your eyes !!

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Sandy CollinsSo beautiful,

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Donielle Kube • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Amazing Senior Portrait session yesterday with the beautiful Donielle Kube from Kingsford High School. Donielle always has a smile on her face and photographing her was like being with a model. She is so exuberant when taking her portraits and it was a blast watching the reaction of her and her Mom when they saw the images on the iPad. I think we have a new record for hearing, "No, this is now my favorite." Loved every second of this session. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #smile #Kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Doni Marie
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Cutting Edge Photography added 15 new photos to the album: Laura & Corey's Wedding — with Corey Sarder and Laura Sarder at Cutting Edge Photography.

Love. This was the theme of Laura and Corey's wedding. It wasn't just a word, but you could feel it in the air. No matter where we were, you could feel the joy and love in both of our gorgeous couple. From their first look to the last dance of the evening, the smiles were shining bright and their kisses passionate. Their gallery of images is just the start of a long love story. #wedding #weddingday #weddingphotography #upperpeninsulaweddingphotographers #love #kisses #bride
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Love.  This was the theme of Laura and Corey's wedding. It wasn't just a word, but you could feel it in the air.  No matter where we were, you could feel the joy and love in both of our gorgeous couple.  From their first look to the last dance of the evening, the smiles were shining bright and their kisses passionate.  Their gallery of images is just the start of a long love story. #wedding #weddingday #weddingphotography #upperpeninsulaweddingphotographers #love #kisses #bride

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Laura SarderOh my gosh these are even better than we even expected!!! You truly are the best photographer!! We had so many awesome compliments about you and your assistant!! Thank you so much again!! The tears are flowing again their so beautiful and absolutely perfect!!

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Michelle KenneyBeautiful!! Congrats Laura & Corey! May you have a life time of happiness!!!

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Jen BurgerLaura, these pictures are beautiful.

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Melissa M JuneauVery beautiful 💖

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Sharon MaahsGorgeous photos.

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Krista HoodBeautiful bride!

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Jennifer MottingerSTUNNING!!!!

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Rhonda CrossAbsolutely breath taking

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Melanie Ann SarderGorgeous!

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Krista Lucas JayneGorgeous pics Laura Sarder!!!!!! Love them all!!!!❤️

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Paula AlessandriniBeautiful pics

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Janel RobargeBeautiful!!!!

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Jacob Brown • Sheboygan North High School • Class of 2017

Athletes always want to look amazing in their Senior Portraits. Yesterday, we went on location and into the studio to create some outstanding portraits with our Sheboygan North High School Swim Team and Sheboygan North Cross Country star, Jacob Brown. Jacob was great to talk with during his session and we found he will go far in life with his determination and attention to detail. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #crosscountry #swimming #swimmer #Sheboygan #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #gettingathletesfromallover #ROCKSTAR Heidi Pontbriand Brown
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Jean JohnsonGreat pictures. You will have a hard time picking one.

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Lynn PotyenWicked pictures! Jacob they really captured your spirit! Awesome!

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Leslie LasterI just found a pic of the boys from the early days...Heidi!!!

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Hannah Carlson • Kingsford High School • Class of 2017

Beautiful senior + Beautiful day = Beautiful Senior Portraits. This math is easy, isn't it? We had a gorgeous summer day for Senior Portraits with our Volleyball, Basketball and Soccer star from Kingsford High School, Hannah Carlson. She was radiant all day and that smile was shining bright all day long. It was effortless to get tons of amazing senior portraits with Hannah, since she looked stunning all day long. We can't wait for her fall session to complete a perfect senior session. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #basketball #volleyball #soccer #Kingsford #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Mary A. Carlson
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Samantha Lutz • Ontonagon Area Jr/Sr High School • Class of 2017

Beauty and talent. That is Samantha Lutz from Ontonagon High School. She is a fierce competitor on the volleyball court, basketball court or golf course, but always seems has a smile on her face. Her smile made the day even brighter and her personality was amazing. Sam was elegant and stunning wherever we went and will be the envy of all her friends. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #basketball #volleyball #golf #Ontonagon #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Bonnie Lutz
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Brenda Clark-FarleyVery pretty, great pics once again Cutting Edge Photography!

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Pal AnnSuch a beauty!!

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Carmen Merie BurrowsBeautiful pictures Sam!

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Gina Mulder- RuleBeautiful Sam!! 💕💕💕

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Gloria Simons LutzBeautiful pictures Sam!

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Eric LutzAwesome pics Sam

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Brad BesonenWhat? A senior already!?

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Paula MaloneyShe is a very pretty and sweet girl! I love the photos! Especially the ones with her big happy smile. Gorgeous for sure.

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Laitola TiffanyYou look great, Sam! So pretty!

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Patty Ketchem Andersonbeautiful pics!!

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Bonnie SpitzShe's a beauty!!

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Kim StevensSo beautiful!

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Vicki WhiteLovely, Sammy!

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Pam Lutz KarttunenAbsolutely Beautiful!

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Noah Rule • Ontonagon Area Jr/Sr High School • Class of 2017

We had a super time with our star athlete from Ontonagon High School. Noah Rule got to show off his multi sport look, including his State Championship hockey trophy. He really did look like a star in his portraits, all while having a blast during his session. Stellar kid who will have a monster Senior season. #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #football #hockey #golf #Ontonagon #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Jeff Rule Gina Mulder- Rule
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Gina Mulder- RuleWow!!! Awesome job!! I can't wait to see the rest! 💕THANK YOU!!

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Paula MaloneyHe is a good combination of both you and Jeff. What a good looking young man. And I am sure he is just as nice too. Great photos...enjoy his Senior year!!!

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Patty Ketchem AndersonWow,, hard to believe he's a senior, great pics!! 🙂

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Pat RuleMy handsome grandson, cant believe he is a senior.

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Kari RossLove these pictures! He's grown up so much!

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Carmen Merie BurrowsAwesome! They really turned out nice!

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Deb RobertsWhat wonderful pictures!!!

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Marcia BlackVery nice. I love the helmet one. Wow those eyes. Nice

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Heather BeckLove them!!!

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Brenda Clark-FarleyAwesome pics!

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Dianne Lukkari BolanderThese are great!

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Sandra StoreNice pictures!

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Gloria GuilbaultGreat pictures.

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Ben Strong • Houghton High School • Class of 2017

Confident. That is our superstar basketball player and golfer, Ben Strong, from Houghton High School. Even though the weather was hot, we had tons of laughs, brilliant smiles and a senior with tons of personality during his ROCKSTAR Senior Portrait session yesterday. We love when athletes from across the UP come for unique senior portraits. There were so many great images to choose from, this sneak peek will just have to do for now. Several of these images will definitely be displayed at photo conferences across the country in the near future! #cuttingedgephotography #seniors2017 #SeniorPortraits #athlete #basketball #golf #Houghton #upperpeninsulaphotographer #upseniors #ROCKSTAR Meredith Strong
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Ben StrongWhat an amazing time yesterday at my Senior Pictures! Dave is the the one who made me look great and a handsome young man!! Consider his work for your Senior Pictures!

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Meredith StrongHad a great time. Dave also did our daughter's graduation and wedding photos. Wouldn't dream of having anyone else photograph our family!

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Taylor Curtis • L.D. Bell High School • Class of 2017

Senior Portraits on Lake Superior are always a blast! Taylor Curtis has been visiting from Texas and wanted amazing senior portraits in Marquette. Well, it is easy to say she totally nailed AMAZING! Our future nurse was bright and bubbly, while still able to bring out her serious side to create some breathtaking portraits. Needless to say, they are in trouble when they have to decide which of the images will be their favorite (or favorites). Maybe we'll let them have double digit faves?? #lakesuperior #marquette #Seniors2017 #seniorportraits #cuttingedgephotography #nurse #ROCKSTAR
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Taylor CurtisThank you David Hakamaki for the absolutely amazing shoot! It was so much fun and I'm LOVING these pictures!!!

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Carol Larson VoorheesSo very beautiful Taylor! I love the one where you are standing in the water! They are all totally awesome!!!!❤️

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Angela CurtisOmg! Absolutely stunning!! You look just like your mom! 😘

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Dan VoorheesBeautiful Tay !!!!!

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Lori CurtisBeautiful girl!!!! Can't wait to see them all!!

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Sandy Gobert HasselLove the one standing in the water! <3 and with the book. 🙂

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Mary BoettoBeautiful pics!!! You do look just like you Mom!!!

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Victoria Moulyet BarnettBeautiful

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Variety in Studio Makes You a Better Photographer by David Hakamaki

Are you stuck in a rut? Do you keep working the same background or keep getting the same results?  Why not try and diversify your background options and include a wide variety of Savage Universal seamless background papers?  These darlings come in four sizes, 26” x 36’, 53” x 36’, 107” x 36’, and 107” x 150’. Select colors are also available in 86” x 36’ and 140” x 105’.  Thus, even the smallest studio can accommodate a number of background papers.

I run a full-time home based studio, with my camera room in a converted bedroom, so space is limited.  By having a variety of Savage seamless background papers, no matter what my subject comes in wearing, I can delight them with a background that brings out their fashion and style.  A recent studio session with my daughter, Lara, allowed us to run through 5 different backgrounds.  I told her to throw together some outfits that would be found in a fashion magazine and, WOW, did she challenge me.

Options of Savage Seamless Paper Backgrounds at Cutting Edge Photography
Options of Savage Seamless Paper Backgrounds at Cutting Edge Photography

Her first outfit and makeup job had a variety of colors to try and coordinate.  This gave us the chance to pull three different seamless papers and work a number of poses on this outfit.  The colors we used were True Blue, Crimson and Studio Blue.  Without a variety of papers to choose from, we would have been stuck either (1) using a color that didn’t match or (2) limited to only one color.  Needless to say, three seamless paper colors gave us a wide series of images from one outfit.

Her next outfit was a purple number that is very hard to match.  However, using our Orchid seamless paper, and adjusting the background light, we were able to create a perfect complimenting purple to Lara’s outfit and makeup.  This color is striking to the eye and can be brightened or darkened by raising or lowering the light directed upon it.

Finally, she went the more traditional and elegant route by donning a cute navy and white striped dress, along with matching handbag and plush coat.  This was an easy choice for one of my “go to” seamless papers – Ultramarine.  This rich blue can dive to the deepest navy tones or into a nice medium blue, again by varying background light intensity.  This background is an easy choice as a complimentary or contrasting color.  It works for so many colors and styles, which is why it always sits ready to pull.

So, if you want to vary your options or expand what your studio can do with your subjects, add a wider variety of seamless paper backgrounds to your arsenal.  You, and your subjects, will love the results.
Article published on Savage Universal Blog by:
David Hakamaki, Cr. Photog.

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David Hakamaki to speak at WPPI Conference for 4th Straight Year

WPPI is proud to announce the following upcoming LIMITED SEAT Master Class at WPPI 2016 by David Hakamaki (aka “The Home Based Photography Guru”).  This class is limited to 50 seats and David’s past three WPPI classes have all SOLD OUT.
 
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