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 … More Charlie and her mama, Oak Brook IL family photographer

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 … More Antell Family session in Oak Brook IL Chicago family photography

Crazy weather session with the Lopez family, Maywood IL

Well in true Chicago and surrounding suburbs fashion we experienced every single weather stop in one day, the snow and sun and everything in between. I couldn’t think of a better family to experience all of that with than with the Lopez family. If you want to be inspired for change and all of the … More Crazy weather session with the Lopez family, Maywood IL

August’s at home newborn session, Riverside IL photographer

I love that I include a newborn session with my birth photography. It feels most appropriate to get to see my wonderful birth families as a new unit. Babies change you forever, it’s almost like your life before was missing them specifically. This little baby is so lucky. His big brothers are so so kind … More August’s at home newborn session, Riverside IL photographer

Little Liam’s first birthday in Oak Brook IL

I’ve started to take on a few more events this summer and fall, and honestly it makes my extroverted heart so happy. I know we’re all still being very careful about Covid but I love that families are still celebrating and gathering. Rishi and Minal, together with their families celebrated baby liam. The place was … More Little Liam’s first birthday in Oak Brook IL

A FEW MICHIGAN CAMPING MOMENTS IN MONOCHROME, CHICAGO FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

I’ll forever be the mom who photographs my children sleeping I have absolutely no shame about it It’s quite literally the calm before the chaos I’m catching up on sharing some personal images of mine. We’re back in school and my summer routine is completely disrupted. I’m slowly getting back into a new one. We … More A FEW MICHIGAN CAMPING MOMENTS IN MONOCHROME, CHICAGO FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

The Vinegar Family maternity session in Hyde Park

This sweet, beautiful family is expecting their 4th baby! Another girl to even things out in the family, which Big sister couldn’t be more excited about. For this maternity session I traveled to Hyde Park , which has this beautiful bird watching post. We used a lot of the shade for the images before heading … More The Vinegar Family maternity session in Hyde Park

BABY ISAAC’S BAPTISM | LOMBARD IL FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

I photographed the baptism celebration of the sweetest little boy, Isaac. I’ve know his parents for a while. From my time knowing them I know how much this sweet little one was prayed for. I am so happy to have been there to photograph this beautiful moment in their lives. Maria and Jake were married … More BABY ISAAC’S BAPTISM | LOMBARD IL FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

Amador family session in the beautiful Lincoln park zoo area and honeycomb

Catching up with repeat clients is so lovely, I fist met little miss Rosie in her babyhood. Now there is a stark contrast in who she is now. She’s a lively and busy toddler who kept us on our toes. I love how excited she was to see the ducks and the reminder of kids … More Amador family session in the beautiful Lincoln park zoo area and honeycomb

Karen and Jordan visit Galena IL, Chicago and west suburbs couples and wedding photography

Oh these kids! I call them kids because this is my sister and their partner. Karen is the COMPLETE opposite of me they are 8 years younger and at some level we joke that my parenting started w them. We have spend our whole lives at odds. I’ve always been all about swallowing the heck … More Karen and Jordan visit Galena IL, Chicago and west suburbs couples and wedding photography