“A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.” - Annie Leibovitz


meet the photographer


Your most precious moments are in good hands - Heather is a self-taught, natural light photographer. Located in Pure Michigan, Heather serves all areas around the state and loves to travel . Attention to detail is the one of the most important qualities that you can have as a photographer - whether it's capturing your wedding day or a few moments with you family, those intimate details will not go unnoticed. Heather is passionate about helping you tell your stories of love, life and family in the most simple and timeless way. 


Heather resides in Fenton, Michigan with her husband of 7 years (together for 10) and her two children, Avery and Thomas. She is surrounded by a shining circle of light and support by her family and her best friends. Heather has always had a love for reading and a fantastical imagination - a constant source of inspiration for your photography sessions. 



Kelli is a self-taught, natural light photography assistant. She plays a major role on your wedding day and in most of your engagement sessions, truly helping to make it one of the best days of your lives. She is the queen of making sure your hair is in place and a genuine smile is on your face. Kelli has a gift for capturing your candid memories and bringing them to life.


Together, Heather and Kelli make a unique team - calming your nerves with humor, making sure the entire bridal party is fed and having the time of their lives. This BFF duo is the perfect, laid back addition to your wedding day. 


words of kindness

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money." - John Ruskin

"Heather is professional, personable and a beautiful photographer. I think her artistic flare is just icing on the cake. I would highly recommend her for any type of photo shoot, event or special occasion. Thank you Heather for doing such a wonderful job." - Rebecca F.

"Heather did our daughter’s 1 year photos as well as our large group family photos. She was great to work with, professional, very reasonably priced, and had a quick turn around with our photo return. She is very talented! We highly recommend her." - Laura N. 

"Not only is Heather extremely talented, she’s just about the nicest person you’ll meet. She makes sure your comfortable and having fun while she captures some of you and your families best moments. She is the greatest." - Jennifer D. 

"Heather is super talented and great to work with. She gives just the right amount of direction and makes the shoots so much fun. She always has the best ideas and we love all our photos we have gotten from her." - Melissa B. 

"Heather captured so many special moments at our wedding! She didn’t have to create the moments, she just found a way to capture special moments that weren’t posed. She is very easy to work with and is not intimidating!" - Jordan R. 

Heather Stern Photography, LLC

Fenton, MI           |       heather@heathersternphotography.com