Charlie and her mama, Oak Brook IL family photographer

When Char was 3mos I started babysitting her, My little one was about to be 3yrs old and so I had these two little ladies at home all day. Today these two are inseparable. Z takes care of her little cousin fiercely and Char adores her older cousin to pieces. & of course Char and … More Charlie and her mama, Oak Brook IL family photographer

Lou’s newborn session, Evanston IL

Sweet little Lou and her parents were a complete joy to work with. This session was right around the holiday rush so I just got a chance to blog these beauties. She was wide awake for the first half then quickly succumbed to a nap. Her grandma eagerly helped during this session which is always … More Lou’s newborn session, Evanston IL

Little Arden newborn session, Oak Park IL

What a little ray of sunshine this session was. I mean, when I say I love my job, I do truly mean that to the fullest extent. This session is a complete reflection of that. I was so happy that I got to know Arden’s parents during our beautiful Maternity session together. I do hope … More Little Arden newborn session, Oak Park IL

SAM+LUCAS FRESH 48 PRENTICE HOSPITAL, CHICAGO IL

These two wonderful humans welcomed two beautiful boys. One of them has the same name as my boy. It’s so wild to see new babies coming into this world. With so much uncertainty in this world working with these tiny humans who are so dependent on us to show up for them is a pause. … More SAM+LUCAS FRESH 48 PRENTICE HOSPITAL, CHICAGO IL

Cockroft family session in Oak Brook IL

I’m grateful for the lovely evergreens that stand tall even when they shouldn’t This beauty of a family reached out a little later than usual and I am grateful for evergreens who served as a beautiful backdrop for our session together in Oak Brook IL . The two amazing brothers were so funny! They are … More Cockroft family session in Oak Brook IL

A SELF-PORTRAIT A DAY FOR FEBRUARY PART TWO, ADRI DE LA CRUZ CHICAGO PHOTOGRAPHER

Holy wow! I did it, I finished. Nothing feels like how doing what you’ll say you’ll do feels. It has been so hard to stick with something that requires me to remember to carry a tripod. I hit a huge wave of indecision on day 3. After I overcame that hump I stopped over thinking … More A SELF-PORTRAIT A DAY FOR FEBRUARY PART TWO, ADRI DE LA CRUZ CHICAGO PHOTOGRAPHER