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 [...]

KRATER FAMILY IN THE MORNING, MONTROSE BEACH, CHICAGO IL BEST FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

KRATER FAMILY IN THE MORNING, MONTROSE BEACH, CHICAGO IL BEST FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

Well as far as families go this one is a beauty! I arrived a little ahead of schedule and the hilarious thing was that another photographer had a beautiful family at the same location and thier client was wearing this same dress. I found it so hilarious and was wondering if we had gotten our [...]

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 [...]

Davison family maternity session Mitchell Park, Brookfield WI PHOTOGRAPHER

Davison family maternity session Mitchell Park, Brookfield WI PHOTOGRAPHER

Last March I was capturing little Ana's entrance into the world! & now they are expecticting their second baby! I am so excited for them. Little Ana is going to be a big sister. It was so much for to catch up and see how big she has gotten. Ellen looks stunning, and I'm still [...]