Traverse City's Timeless senior portrait photographer

Through personalized & adventurous sessions, I'll make it easy to capture the natural & authentic you - in real life.

When it comes to your Senior Pictures, you might be wanting to do things a little differently.

You're not interested in the super awkward, always perfectly posed photos you've seen for years. You'd rather explore the lakeshore or your favorite trail as your backdrop. You want photos you won't cringe at years from now.

Timeless. Natural. Authentic.

That's where we make a great team. I'll tag along on your adventure, or give you location suggestions, and capture the natural you. We'll go off the beaten path, we'll run, we'll play. I'll help you look your best without making you feel stuffy and stiff. You'll get images you can't wait to share on #seniorsunday, if that's your thing.

Sound like a good fit?

Check out the Senior Packages below and let's make some magic.

Locations outside of Traverse city add a $100 travel fee onto the premium or basic packages.

When it comes to my style & what you can expect:

I keep all my sessions PLAYFUL. I want to bring out your natural reactions and expressions, while also giving you direction to feel confident and calm. I look for both soft, glowy light as well as unique highlights and shadows to play with. I capture a healthy balance of classic portraits and candid images to make up your gallery. I'll remove most basic imperfections and use some soft skin smoothing, but I am not a photographer who uses photoshop heavily. When I say authentic and natural - that's what I mean.

Professional photo touch ups are available at an additional cost if you're looking for that airbrushed look on your images.

Your images will be delivered in mostly true to life color, with some in black and white. You can expect natural greens, natural color saturation, and warmer, higher contrast images that pop and make you feel the emotions. I pride my work on being timeless, not trendy.

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Senior Packages

All sessions include:

My Signature Style Guide

Digital Downloads of ALL High Resolution Images

Signature Adventure Session

Up to a 1.5 hr Session
Epic Northern Michigan Location from my list of Favorites
Approximately 75 Digital Images
Style Guide & Personalized Styling Service
Digital Downloads of ALL High Resolution Images
Signature 8X8 Heirloom Book


Premium Session

Up to 1 Hour Session
Approximately 75 Digital Images
Location in Traverse City Area


Standard Sesssion

30 Minutes
Approximately 50 Digital Images


I felt at ease and natural the whole time (I tend to be pretty awkward lol) and every photo turned out beautifully.


About Grace

Hey, I'm Grace!

When I work with Seniors, I always get texts from both them and often their parents telling me how much fun they had at their session.

I'm big on exploring, and I love pushing the normal perspectives - my Senior's are often climbing on rocks, playing in the water, and laying on the ground - and those shots are always the favorites!

I give the direction you need to capture those classic & timeless portraits, and I capture the in-betweens to showcase what makes you unique.

"Grace makes you feel like family, which makes all of your photos more natural and beautiful. She is so talented and really captures YOU. Honestly, Grace is so amazing to work with!" - Kaitlyn

Traverse City Senior Photographer Grace Hudson in her studio

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Grace Hudson is a top Traverse City Portrait photographer with an authentic and natural style. She uses digital photography for the portrait sessions of her Michigan High School Seniors to give her clients an easily accessible gallery of vibrant and timeless photos in and around Michigan's beautiful lakes, beaches, small towns, and forests.