Hey Bestie!

Greetings, Salutations, Hello my lovelies! I’m so happy you’re here! Welcome to a13 Creative, a Northern Michigan based, woman-owned business specializing in being your true self through photography, flawless events, and more (Have ideas? Let’s chat!). With over 20 years in hospitality management, I have the expertise that backs my passion for creating extraordinary experiences for my clients. So! Let’s tell your story, capture the moment and make memories .


Be You

By creating a relaxed and fun atmosphere, while providing a balanced amount of instruction or prompts that help create beautiful candid moments, you will feel comfortable to be your authentic self.

Event Management.

Flawless Events

With 20 years in the hospitality/event industry, you can be assured that I have everything handled — the flow of the day, working with vendors, and all the details that make your event shine! I got you!

A La Carte.

Consulting & Design

From startups, corporations or perhaps for personal purposes, I am excited to offer consulting and design services: from streamlining your processes and motivating your team to creating flyers, social advertising, and invitations (and open to more). 


“Amazing to work with and amazing pictures. You will not be disappointed!”
— Carlle J.
“Had a fantastic time with Anora! She went above and beyond by capturing my family and all their personalities! Highly highly recommend her!”
— KaLeigh Sheperd
“Our family loved working with Anora! She made us feel at ease and has a great eye! She gave us gorgeous photos we will treasure for years to come. Highly recommend!”
— Amanda Skeel
“I asked Anora to capture a mother/daughter photo shoot. They were nothing but amazing! Anora is such a wonderful person to work with, we appreciate everything she does!”
— Tacy Johnson
“The photos from our daughter’s wedding that we have viewed are fabulous! This team was so kind and easy to work with. I highly recommend for any event.”
— Evelyn C.
“Anora was amazing to work with! All of my jitters were quickly forgotten with her ease and capability. Just the fun of the photo shoot is something I’ll treasure, and that doesn’t come close to comparing with the amazing photos I get to keep!”
— Christine L.
“So great! I just finished my senior / family pictures and just the ones I did see had me so excited! She’s super nice and sweet, and so creative. Love love loved her and the pictures.”
— Taylor K.
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We had a terrific experience with Anora. We found her to be very professional! She worked with us and our chaotic schedule, was open to ideas for locations, and she was able to get real smiles from our son for his senior photos! We 100% recommend her for family and senior portraits. We’ll definitely schedule her for senior photos again with our other children. We loved every image she took.

— Matt & Lisa Claflin

Anora has been taking our family pictures for years. Two years ago we moved about two hours south. We still drive up at least once a year just to have her take our pictures. My daughter is on the autism spectrum and does not laugh or smile easily. It never fails within moments she has my daughter laughing and smiling which makes for the best pictures. I highly recommend her!

— Ashley Ochoa

You know in life you sometimes meet people and just go “WOW”? Anora is ABSOLUTELY one of those people! Her vision for that perfect picture is phenomenal. Her attitude is amazing, she instantly makes a person feel comfortable. She was super flexible which was important with my hectic schedule. The communication was top notch, I knew exactly what to expect and when to expect it. I am over the moon satisfied! 😁

— Andrea Seese

Raves from Happy Clients


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