inspiration, self portrait artist, Chicago IL

inspiration, self portrait artist, Chicago IL

a little self portrait inspiration. To be honest I feel like a broken record. I've exhausted myself with the self help and the self expansion. I didn't know such a thing existed. But I guess there can always be too much of anything, even if it's good. Maybe the best thing is acceptance. And I'm [...]

Baby Henry, Chicago IL at home newborn session

Baby Henry, Chicago IL at home newborn session

I'm sitting here binging Grey's Anatomy while catching up on blogging the beautiful sessions of 2022. This sweet boy did not help my baby fever, he was absolutely adorable, tiny and just perfect. He was a pro at the newborn scrunch, His doting parents were also perfectly sweet. Light emanated from all corners of their [...]

ANOTHER CROSS COUNTRY ROAD TRIP, SOMEWHERE NEAR LAS VEGAS NEVADA

ANOTHER CROSS COUNTRY ROAD TRIP, SOMEWHERE NEAR LAS VEGAS NEVADA

It's so typically me to have white sneakers in gravel and dirt and completely ruin them immediately. I knew the terrain and I made those choices. sigh. I'm catching up on blogging. it's been a while since I added some personal work in my little humble part of the Internet. I've been enjoying my Summer [...]

Ashley and Jake trolley wedding in Chicago IL

Ashley and Jake trolley wedding in Chicago IL

I love Love. Being in love and caring about someone so deeply is one of the bravest things we can do as a humans. It is the way it feels to love someone, it is the way you think about them. Love is something we all have in common, it pushes us forward, it sets [...]

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 [...]

Lou’s 6mos photography session, Evanston IL family photographer

Lou’s 6mos photography session, Evanston IL family photographer

I photographed this sweet little baby's newborn session earlier this year and I recently got the chance to go see the tremendous growth that can happen in just 6 months. Time is so obvious to new parents, it moves slow at first with the struggles on new parenting.. but suddenly you're half a year into [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]