Graham’s home birth, Chicago Birth photographer

(All images are shared with permission) Birth has a way of shooting adrenaline coursing through your veins. I have been photographing babies entering the world for 5 years now and the elation of the birth day is still at 100! I got the text message that things were progressing in the morning. I was able … More Graham’s home birth, Chicago Birth photographer

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

KRATER FAMILY IN THE MORNING, MONTROSE BEACH, CHICAGO IL BEST FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

Well as far as families go this one is a beauty! I arrived a little ahead of schedule and the hilarious thing was that another photographer had a beautiful family at the same location and thier client was wearing this same dress. I found it so hilarious and was wondering if we had gotten our … More KRATER FAMILY IN THE MORNING, MONTROSE BEACH, CHICAGO IL BEST FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

Lynda’s first maternity session, Hyde Park Chicago IL family photographer

If you can imagine it this day was a dreadful cold wet morning. I had two sessions and a knee injury. Hectic awful day but with a wonderful ending. I limped through the whole session with Lynda but it was worth it. She reached out to me earlier this summer and I was immediately excited … More Lynda’s first maternity session, Hyde Park Chicago IL family photographer

It’s a home birth party for August, Riverside IL family and birth photographer

Eeek I’ve been wanting to share the home birth of August for a while now, I’ve just been insanely busy enjoying life and capturing so many beautiful families. But at last ! I photographed mr. August’s entrance into the world earlier this month. It was such an honor to have been there for this incredible … More It’s a home birth party for August, Riverside IL family and birth photographer

Finnian joins his brothers, Aurora IL home birth photographer

She did it! and I am so proud of her. Home birth will never cease to amaze me. Honestly. The knowledge of intuitive midwives, the power of family, the very which way strength shines. I sent these over to her and she said birth photography connects so much for her, especially in the blurry aftermath. … More Finnian joins his brothers, Aurora IL home birth photographer

Baby Solomon’s arrival, the Santiago family outdoor session in Sauk Village IL

I cannot believe how lucky we got with this incredible warm day. It was such a joy to see big sister Selah again, she is this little rain of sunshine, who just smiles and is so cooperative the whole time. It’s one of my favorite parts about working with kids, their curiousity. We got to … More Baby Solomon’s arrival, the Santiago family outdoor session in Sauk Village IL

From homebirth to a full home, Edgewater Chicago IL newborn and family photographer

One of my favorite things about this job is the storytelling. With some families I have the joy and honor to capture full stories. I meet them right when they find out their life will change in the near future and I get a chance to see them at the different points in the road … More From homebirth to a full home, Edgewater Chicago IL newborn and family photographer

Hannah and Eric welcome their sweet baby girl at home | Chicago IL birth photographer, Edgewater neighborhood

Each birth I attend is this beautiful unfolding story. My clients are all different, lighting can be diffent. Comfort levels too, Dynamics etc. First time parents however seem to all be the same. They are all at the precipice of a life changing moment, unlike anything before. I can sense the nervousness and the hesitation. … More Hannah and Eric welcome their sweet baby girl at home | Chicago IL birth photographer, Edgewater neighborhood

Baby Diego’s arrival | Bolingbrook newborn and family photographer

hello 2021 I can’t believe it’s a whole new year already. While yes, things are still dicey when it comes to photo sessions and more at home- work, I finally got to photograph my first at home newborn session since the pandemic started. I am the opposite of a homebody, so I’m so grateful for … More Baby Diego’s arrival | Bolingbrook newborn and family photographer