Abu-Shaheen family, a lovely fall day in Hyde Park IL

Abu-Shaheen family, a lovely fall day in Hyde Park IL

Lana and her beautiful family joined me at one of my newer favorite locations. I keep saying I have to bring my kids over to explore but I keep forgetting. I'm going to pin that to the top of my mind. I've visited this location in the summer and fall, I certainly need winter and [...]

Sarosy Family session, Morning in Lincoln Park Chicago IL

Sarosy Family session, Morning in Lincoln Park Chicago IL

Sometimes you get extremely lucky and you get to see your clients twice in one year, I had the pleasure to photograph this beautiful little baby's newborn session. To see how much my little clients grow is so cool. So much changes in a years time. We were all so glad for the lovely warm [...]

Crazy weather session with the Lopez family, Maywood IL

Crazy weather session with the Lopez family, Maywood IL

Well in true Chicago and surrounding suburbs fashion we experienced every single weather stop in one day, the snow and sun and everything in between. I couldn't think of a better family to experience all of that with than with the Lopez family. If you want to be inspired for change and all of the [...]

WEATHERING THE STORM, ADRI DE LA CRUZ FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER CHICAGO IL

WEATHERING THE STORM, ADRI DE LA CRUZ FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER CHICAGO IL

These days for us are mostly calm now. We've arrived at the other side of one of the hardest years of our collective lives. Everyone is going through something. I know. The world is experiencing a shift. Inside our little family that shift was a big wave of so many things. At the start of [...]

Christina’s maternity session, Humboldt PARK, CHICAGO IL

Christina’s maternity session, Humboldt PARK, CHICAGO IL

Off the side of the road, can you believe it. Sometimes I get a little wacky. I have come to acceptance when it comes to locations in Chicago. I cannot get beautiful uncrowded beaches most of the time. I cannot build gorgeous mountains or views that do not exist. So I always try to get [...]

The Moran family- Lincoln Park, Chicago IL

The Moran family- Lincoln Park, Chicago IL

Fall really did spoil us with it's beauty this year. I arrived to this session and there was a young couple on a date, in a blanket overlooking the water. I give the guy kudos for planning that! I feel bad that I completely ruined their view. lol. I think they enjoyed the show I [...]

GOODBYE SESSION FOR THE LAUBER FAMILY, NORTHERLY ISLAND CHICAGO IL FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

GOODBYE SESSION FOR THE LAUBER FAMILY, NORTHERLY ISLAND CHICAGO IL FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

I may be slightly biased, but families that invite me into their births are the most special to me. I mean that level of trust is unparalleled. I was there for the birth of little miss. There to witness Lacy be so strong and witness all of the love and devotion from her husband and [...]

Bhatt Family session in Wheaton IL photography

Bhatt Family session in Wheaton IL photography

Every time I photograph a family with a toddler and baby it takes me back. I was too once learning of a life with two. Thankfully I had commited myself to potty training my oldest, we did ok haha. At least we tried our hardest. So I can relate to the beautiful chaos. I often [...]

RACHEL AND BRIAN’S RAINY MATERNITY SESSION IN THE STREETS OF CHICAGO

RACHEL AND BRIAN’S RAINY MATERNITY SESSION IN THE STREETS OF CHICAGO

What a session this was! Full of fun, love and so much freaking rain. But with awesome clients like these we turned lemons into lemonade lol. I think that's the saying. Rachel and Brian are expecting their first baby, a girl. For their session we didn't have to venture out too far. Rachel had the [...]

August’s at home newborn session, Riverside IL photographer

August’s at home newborn session, Riverside IL photographer

I love that I include a newborn session with my birth photography. It feels most appropriate to get to see my wonderful birth families as a new unit. Babies change you forever, it's almost like your life before was missing them specifically. This little baby is so lucky. His big brothers are so so kind [...]