Journal

Engagement

Hi friends!  I am so happy to share with you Amanda and Josh’s Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve Engagement Session!  Last weekend I had the pleasure of spending my Sunday evening with Amanda and Josh.  These two are so sweet and I had the best time getting to know them! When I first met Amanda, I […]

Family Session

Hi Friends!  I am so excited to share with you this sweet Cantigny Park Family Session!  Cantigny Park is definitely one of my favorite spots to photograph at in the suburbs!  It has so many different spots that look so good in photographs! Speaking of looking good, Justin and Melissa have just the cutest family! […]

Family Session

Hello world!  Introducing Frank!  A couple weeks ago, I had the honor of photographing Kate, Bryan and their new little baby, Frank!  Spoiler alert for this post:  Frank is just the cutest and he quite possibly has the coolest nursery ever.  He is lucky his Mom is such a good decorator!  So with that said, […]

Weddings

When Sasha stepped out from behind the drapery and her eyes met Ivan’s, the emotion of the moment hit her.  She said all day that she wasn’t going to cry.  But in this sweet moment and as time seemed to stop, she did.  With her Dad holding her hand tight, she walked down the aisle […]

Weddings

Hello friends!  Have you ever wanted to get married in Hawaii?  But just couldn’t imagine planning a destination wedding?  Well, I have the solution for you.  Bring the tropics to you!  This tropical inspired Crystal Gardens Navy Pier Wedding will get you feeling like you are getting married in Hawaii!!  I can’t wait to share […]

Portraits

Hi friends!  Get ready for some Chicago Fall Family Portraits at Mary Bartelme Park! I love being able to capture moments for couples in all chapters of their lives!  This past weekend I spent the morning with Carolyn, TJ and Tommy at the Mary Bartelme Park in West Loop, Chicago.  They are the sweetest family! […]

Engagements

Hi friends!  One of the things that every client of mine always asks for is for location ideas for their photos.  I love giving suggestions and have decided to provide a little guide to my top 5 spots for engagement photos in Chicago. Lincoln Park Boardwalk With stunning views of the City, this spot is […]

Personal

Hi friends!  How is it that it is already September?  While I am getting ready for all things fall (candy corn, pumpkins, and college football), I wanted to take a moment and share some highlights from our 2018 Family Photo Album. All summer, I’ve been taking along one of my film cameras to capture memories […]

Portraits

Hi friends!  I am so excited to share with you this Chicago brand session with Wedicity Wedding Detailing!  A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of spending the evening with Tionna Van Gundy.  She is the CEO and Founder of Wedicity Wedding and Event Detailing.  Wedicity offers full service wedding planning and day-of wedding […]

Portraits

I am excited to share my recent Saint Charles, Illinois Portrait Session!  Earlier this month, I took a break from my usual weddings and engagements to take photographs for my friend Vanessa’s two year old son, Braden.  I’ve known Vanessa for quite a few years so it is such a treat to be able to […]