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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Grahams Newborn session Chicago IL family photographer

Grahams Newborn session Chicago IL family photographer

The humans that I have seen come into the world will forever hold a very special place in my life. Little G is the latest baby I have been a witness to. He joined the club at his home birth. His birth was so peaceful and joyful, truly. So I knew his newborn session would [...]

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 [...]

Harry’s newborn session, Evanston IL

Harry’s newborn session, Evanston IL

Here's part two of this beautiful story. Little baby Harry, who probably is not so tiny anymore was a sleepy little mister. An adorable perfect little boy. One of my favorite images from this set was the pets surrounding him. Welcoming little baby Harry to the family. It's always such a joy to work with [...]

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 [...]

Lou’s newborn session, Evanston IL

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 [...]

Little Arden newborn session, Oak Park 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 [...]

Cockroft family session in Oak Brook 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 [...]