Blending documentary + lifestyle photography styles to provide the most FUN photo experience ever.

with less posing + more PLAY!

Because REAL LIFE doesn't have to be perfect to be beautiful, but everyone should have a photographic reminder of their adventures along the way. Let me capture your visual story in a totally authentic, FUN and STRESS-FREE way.


Servicing Bend, Oregon + surrounding areas, with frequent travels to Orange County, California
Destination photography services upon request, and as announced.

choose your own adventure...


 Michelle simmons of the suitcase studio - offering fun lifestyle photography experiences in bend oregon for kids and families, weddings and businesses

I'm Michelle, and I'll be your photographer this evening...

Kids think I'm all kinds of cool.
They think I'm a superhero of some kind.
Modern entrepreneurs think I MUST be reading their minds.
And the moms (+ even the dads) think I must have magical powers of some sort.
Because everyone walks away smiling... for REAL. 



“Not only does Michelle capture the moment, she is amazing to work with! Super fun personality and the candid moments captured are priceless. Michelle is a perfect blend of freedom + direction.”




Offering lifestyle photography services in Bend, OR + beyond. I'd love to hear your story and see about capturing a piece of it for you. Let's connect!

email: michelle@theSuitcaseStudio.com

phone: (541) 633-7598 (no text messages, please)

 fun lifestyle photography in bend oregon for weddings, businesses and kids/family


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