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I specialize in storytelling through lifestyle photographs. I also specialize in goofiness and genuine connections. Our session will be fun, relaxed, and probably won't feel like a photo session at all. My style is laid back and minimalistic, focusing on your unique family connection.


Family Photo Session

My style of photography is untraditional and results in a collection of images that speak to your family’s unique beauty and connection. I include as many photographs as possible to tell the narrative of your family. I never want you to have to choose moments or miss out on your favorite images.

For lifestyle family and portrait sessions in West Michigan we can meet at your location of choice. Some families choose to have their sessions in the home, and I’m happy to do so. I know that many families are not complete without their pets, and they are welcome them to join our sessions. 

Lifestyle Family Photo Session | $275

Includes a family photography session lasting 30 - 60 minutes depending on ages, attention spans and nap times. Available in home or on site - the ideal location depends your preference, size, location and activity level of the family. Includes all high resolution digital files from your gallery presented in a private online gallery. All images are lovingly reviewed, chosen and retouched as needed by me, your photographer. The gallery can be shared with others for viewing, downloading and printing via the gallery or at your printer of choice.


Extended family groups requiring more time may incur a slightly higher fee. 

Lowell Mini Photo SEssionS: Local Park OR On-Property | $150

For local Lowell sessions. Includes a 15 minute session at your home property (outdoors), or in an area park of your choice (includes photo sessions in Riverside Park, Fallasburg Park, Ada Covered Bridge). Expect 5-10 high-resolution digital photos.


I work hard to create images that reflect your unique image, style and intention. Portrait sessions can include a variety of photographic needs, including professional head shots, marketing images, social media profile photos, high school senior sessions and engagement shoots. Your session fee includes the on-location session experience (usually around an hour) and a collection of high resolution digital files.  Portrait Sessions take place at the location(s) of your choice, and I’m happy to make recommendations. Professional editing of all images from your session is included, prints are not included. 

Head Shot Portrait Session |  $200  

- Location of your choice

- One location, up to 20 minutes of session time

- Tear sheet provided for your curation

- Up to 5 images of your choice retouched

- High resolution images provided via an online gallery

High School Senior Photo Session | $300

- Location of choice, and parents/family/friends are welcome and encouraged to join

- Up to 2 hours of session time

- Tear sheet provided for your curation

- Choose up to 25 images of your choice to be retouched/sized for print

- Full collection of all session images provided via an online gallery

Engagement Session | $375

- One location

- Up to 1 hour of session time

- 15 - 20 images curated, edited/retouched

- High resolution images provided via an online gallery

$100 deposit is due at time of booking to secure your session date. Travel fees may apply to sessions outside of Chicago.

Portrait Photography Sesson


Weddings are an extremely special experience for me, and I am absolutely humbled and honored to have the opportunity to capture wedding stories and celebrations. That said, I am fiercely loyal and sensitive to the process. Because of the time, energy and love I pour into my wedding couples, I shoot a limited number of weddings annually.


I shoot all weddings with my husband, who is the Canon technician and full-time professional photographer I trust most. We shoot in an organically-directed, photojournalistic style aimed to capture genuine moments. However, getting those images requires a sense of humor, empathy, and a masterful understanding of posing, timing, lighting and mothers-in-law. We come prepared to put you at ease; so you can forget about the photographs and be in the moment for your  celebration.

Wedding Photography | Starts at $4,500 & includes:

- Pre-planning sessions & Onsite visits

- 8 hours of wedding photography

- Two professional photographers 

- Multiple locations as needed

- High resolution digital images via online gallery (for viewing, printing, downloading & sharing with guests)

- Wedding gallery provided within 3 weeks 

Available additions

- Complimentary engagement session 

- Additional hours of photography ($250/hour)

I offer local wedding photography services in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Chicago. I also travel throughout the United States and internationally. Travel fees and hotel rates may apply, and some wedding services are limited internationally. Please contact me for availability and accurate pricing.

Kate Bek Wedding Photography
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