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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Charlie and her mama, Oak Brook IL family photographer

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 [...]

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 [...]

Antell Family session in Oak Brook IL Chicago family photography

Antell Family session in Oak Brook IL Chicago family photography

On this cold dreary day in Oak Brook IL I photographed a superbly sweet and gorgeous family. They absolutely made my job feel so effortless. I am a firm believer that the location is secondary to connection , and I think this session proves that loudly. The Fall comes and goes so quickly that I [...]

Colette’s newborn session in Lincoln Park, Chicago IL

Colette’s newborn session in Lincoln Park, Chicago IL

Gloomy days and difficult light will always exist especially when you shoot indoors with natural light. This wintery newborn session was not an exception to those things. But we worked around the difficulties and achieved a beautiful session if I do say so myself. Sometimes all you need is a little window and a ton [...]