Hi, I'm Janet (most people call me Jan) and I am a full-time professional photographer/studio owner based in the NW Ohio/SE Michigan area.   I began my photography journey in high school and have been enjoying every minute of this crazy wonderful career ever since.  In the span of my career, I've photographed over 4,000 weddings, tens of thousands of seniors, families, babies, pets, sports teams, corporate work, head shots, and just about anything that needed photographed.  

Together with "on the job training" and many hours studying with the Masters at the prestigious Winona School of Professional Photography and at dozens of seminars and classes through the Professional Photographers of America, I've become the photographer that I am today.  I am continually learning and adjusting and staying on top of the latest trends in photography, while using the knowledge that comes from experience to create the kind of work that you have dreamed of. I'm a great mixture of timeless, non-cheesy, fun, beautiful photographic styles, mixing every facet of each wedding or portrait to create the most wonderful end result.   I want you to fall in love with your images and be proud to share them with your loved ones and friends.  I want to be the one you call when you need photos, whether it be wedding, baby, family, or senior portraits.   I have been blessed with the most incredible clients and I never take that blessing for granted.  We have photographed everyone from Steve Forbes to Bill Monroe, to royals from London, weddings and family portraits from Toledo to Oahu, Maui, Kauai, California, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Arizona ….and so many places in between!  We've photographed some of the most prestigious weddings to the most intimate weddings and everything in between, all absolutely amazing!   Traveling is fun, but I love Toledo, NW Ohio, and SE Michigan weddings, they are my mainstay.  We are located 3 miles north of the state line in Lambertville, Michigan, and we service most of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana on regular basis.  

 I am past president of the Professional Photographers of NW Ohio, served on the board of the Professional Photographers of Ohio, am a member of the Professional Photographers of Michigan, and I lifetime member of the Professional Photographers of America.  I taught photography for 33 years, and have won many, many awards for my portrait/wedding images in Ohio, Michigan, and West Virginia.   

As for me personally, I'm a mixture of many things.  I enjoy life and family and friends and people.  I have a beautiful English garden, which is so convenient for family, senior, and children's portraits, and planting it fills my soul.  I have tried many things in my life; teacher of photography, luthier, banjo picker in an internationally played Americana bluegrass band, and other fun things, all the while running one of the most successful photography studios in the Toledo area.  I love flowers, old houses, my dog and kitty, old friends and new ones as well.  I love oil painting, I swim 5 miles a week,  walk 3 miles every day and love new adventures. I have enjoyed every moment of my photography career and have survived the many ups and downs of life and business, with the lessons that each day brings. 

I will give you my all and more to make sure that you have the best experience ever.  I love working together with my clients, gathering ideas and plans and having a wonderful time making those plans a reality.  I want you to walk away from our time together smiling and knowing we just made some gorgeous images together!   =) 

God has certainly blessed my life and I am so very thankful.                                                                                                                                                    


Janet Hudson (Owner)
   Monica & Donald
Monica has been with Hudson Studio for 15 years and continued her education, taking several classes in Photoshop and Lightroom.  She has photographed several hundred weddings and has a unique and beautiful style...she has an amazing eye for composition and lighting.  

- Her favorite genre's of photography: Seniors and Weddings
Her style edgy, romantic, candid, traditional, photo-journalistic, and artistic photography with graphic design experience.   Monica loves to play music, read, do crafts, and has her Masters in Social Work. 

Donald has been with Hudson Studio for 4 years and is Monica's assistant and husband.  He has his Masters in Social Work as well and is a very talented photographer in his own right.  They work so well as a team ...right hand and left together capturing each nuance of your day.  

Shawn has been a photographer with Hudson Studio for several years.  He has a creative eye and loves to work with people, whether it be at a wedding or a marathon.  
Shawn's favorite genres of photography are Weddings, Children, Architecture and sports.  

Shawn is my second shooter and is extremely talented!  He
makes sure to take lots and lots of candids and fun photos to add to the story of your photography session or wedding, tons of photos to complete our overall coverage.  

Meet our team of great photographers..................
A Tradition of Excellence & Client Service rarely seen in today's busy world!  
A Toledo, Ohio wedding & portrait icon.