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. [...]

Maddie + Sam’s at Home Maternity session, Evanston IL

Indoor winter maternity session on the couch with the love of your life and your pup, I mean what could be better!. I got to capture the first half of Maddie's brand new life one cold dreary morning, the newborn session is soon to come. But I love how imperfect life unfolds. Welcoming a brand [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Marlow’s sunset forest maternity session Oak Park IL

Marlow’s sunset forest maternity session Oak Park IL

I've had quite a baby boom with clients recently. It's been beautiful to get to meet all these new expectant parents. There is so much excitement in the air for this new start. A new chapter. Marlow & Tarek are here celebrating their soon to be new daughter in these photographs. They were a blast [...]

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 [...]

Lynda’s first maternity session, Hyde Park Chicago IL 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 [...]

ALEJANDRA AND DANIEL MATERNITY SESSION HYDE PARK, CHICAGO

ALEJANDRA AND DANIEL MATERNITY SESSION HYDE PARK, CHICAGO

A lifetime of love it seems for these two. They've been together a really long time and they are expecting their first baby together. My memory fails me but I believe it's been 15 years. Alejandra is a student at this gorgeous campus, The University of Chicago just blew me away and I have to [...]