Hannah full of love maternity session in Jefferson Park, Chicago IL

Hannah full of love maternity session in Jefferson Park, Chicago IL

OMG! I am so honored to once again be present and be a part of the collective team for Hannah and Eric's second home birth. The thing about home birth is... that it's fucking magical. I do not downplay the fact that I am pumped. I see maternity sessions as this little pre party celebration.Perhaps [...]

Melissa and David’s beautiful summer maternity session in the south shore of Chicago

Melissa and David’s beautiful summer maternity session in the south shore of Chicago

This beautiful location has garnished some love from my clients. It is the perfect romantic backdrop for the celebration of love. Every time lately that I get asked what I photograph I am finding that my answer is just love. Love is the center of it all. Love is the fuel. Love is the vehicle. [...]

Krater family in Lincoln Park, Chicago IL

Krater family in Lincoln Park, Chicago IL

Doused in early morning sunshine and dappled light I photographed this beautiful two boy family. These boys are so so lovely. This is the second time I have worked with them and the littlest one is the one leading the stark differences from last year. He was now walking and communicating so much becoming his [...]

McCall family, a beautiful summer session in Chicago

McCall family, a beautiful summer session in Chicago

Every winter as I look out into the dreary environment Chicago ultimately turns into I think of sessions like this. Sessions full of beautiful blue skies and bright sunny warmth on skins . Sessions where the connection to each other is so real. I am in love with this amazing south shore Chicago session. While [...]

Little Lucy is ONE Itasca IL family photographer

Little Lucy is ONE Itasca IL family photographer

Brace yourselves, it's a cute one. Oh my my! these kiddos are completely adorable! they genuinely look like twins but birthed 3 years apart! I mean this whole family is absolutely adorable. Not to mention just the sweetest humans. I have essentially photographed all of their big milestones and I am so so lucky to [...]

OLIVER’S NEWBORN SESSION AT HOME IN CHICAGO ILLINOIS

OLIVER’S NEWBORN SESSION AT HOME IN CHICAGO ILLINOIS

This session was a complete delight, little Oliver joined his family earlier this year. I photographed his moms and dad's maternity session in Humbolt Park last year. Those maternity images and this newborn session are now huge new favorites of mine! They were an absolute joy to work with! they truly make my job feel [...]

Phoebe’s at home newborn session Chicago family photographer

Phoebe’s at home newborn session Chicago family photographer

I met Phoebes mom at a photo-shoot a few years back. Katie is so incredibly sweet and just a joy to work with, so I knew with the opportunity to meet her family they would absolutely reflection of that! and of course they over delivered on the awesomeness and their kindness! From this session I [...]

Kolhoft at home family session, Addison IL

Kolhoft at home family session, Addison IL

This lovely little family invited me into their space earlier this year. Two year olds and babies together are a challenge as always. It always amazes me how big toddlers are but how much they are still a baby in many ways. So many changes and the expansion of love and exhaustion. I can tell [...]

Graham’s home birth, Chicago Birth photographer

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 [...]

KAT AND ERIC’S MATERNITY SESSION AT HOME IN INDIANA

KAT AND ERIC’S MATERNITY SESSION AT HOME IN INDIANA

My birth clients hold such a precious and special place in my heart. Being chosen to join someone's birth team is pretty amazing. I am so happy I was there to witness Kat and Eric work through the big mountain of birth in such a beautiful way . But before I share those, enjoy these [...]