Creative portrait sessions are perfect for you if you are ready to build confidence and share your story.

Rylee Portraits


July 21, 2024

It is fitting that the last family I photographed before my big move to North Carolina was this beautiful family. Kim was one of the first other mamas I met when I moved to Westmont 10 years ago. I have seen her family change and evolve over the 10 years we have been friends and […]

Gruenstein Family


July 18, 2024

Allison Johnsen of Cleo Coaching partners with her clients to offer them professional coaching for “Intentional Change for Work and Life.” Cleo Coaching focuses on “Support for the challenges, demands, responsibilities and stress that accompany achievement. Clarify what you need to do, then act, and thrive.” Allison and I met via zoom to prepare and […]

Allison with Cleo Coaching


July 8, 2024

23 years married today. My best friend and an amazing father to our crazy crew. I am grateful we have both been willing to work on our marriage and choose joy. We formally said goodbye for now to our favorite city: Chicago; a place we started our marriage, built our family, and grew into who we […]

23 years together & saying goodbye for now to Chicago


July 7, 2024

Partnering with Dr. Bonnie again feels more like hanging out with a friend now but we were all about creating intentional content and images for her branding storytelling session. When you book a branding storytelling session we partner closely to help create way more than pretty pictures- we work together closely to understand ad create […]

“Your Accountabilibuddy” Dr Bonnie


July 2, 2024

Seeing how much Lexie has grown (since our last session) and being invited to this beautiful family’s home was a blessing! We made time for play and had a great family session at home. Mallory shared, “Thank you SO much for taking the time to photograph our family. You have a natural way of making […]

Poe Family at home


July 1, 2024

The Rasmussen family invited me to photograph their family in their community of Westmont. We found a great mix of the area right near the tracks and a park nearby. Rosemary and Arand are so close as siblings and it was so much fun to tell the story of this family’s connection.

Rasmussen Family


June 30, 2024

Angelyn begins her senior year in the fall and I was invited to photograph her Senior Portraits. It is so special to partner with families I have known for so long. The Jerozal family are dear to us and I have known Angelyn since she was born so being invited to photograph her Senior Portraits […]

Angelyn’s Senior Portraits


June 21, 2024

Before I relocate to North Carolina Patty from the Wardlow Group reached out to have another Brand Storytelling Session. I love ongoing partnerships with my clients because they feel more comfortable and confident as we work together and I am able to better understand their brand and messaging. This session was right around Father’s Day […]

Wardlow Group


June 20, 2024