"Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” 
Sue Monk Kidd

Stories that matter

Being invited to photograph this family again was a gift. Matt & Christina are so warm, full of joy, and fun and up for anything silly I ask them to do and the result is some gorgeous family moments in images with their daughter Hannah. She has grown so much since last year’s session. Hannah […]

“our love for each other”


September 24, 2021

Kindra reached out to update their family photos and the location we choose was so perfect. Chinatown in Chicago is an amazing beautiful place and we walked around a local park with amazing views of the city to photograph their beautiful family. Kindra wanted to remember that the last couple years have been tough but […]

“God sustained us & helped us through”


September 22, 2021

We had our Family Session at a park near this beautiful family’s home. Kelly describes their family as “silly. loud, and loving” and the kids were so sweet and humored my silliness in getting those real smiles. I shall not reveal my secrets 🙂 but I am here to photograph Izzey & Roman anytime. Thank […]

“silly, loving, & loud”


September 20, 2021

“I want my photos to tell all about my love for running. My drive to better myself in any way possible & my undeniable persistence to “go the extra the mile” makes me unique. I am drawn to people who are dedicated to what they love and I take inspiration from all my loved ones. […]

Lizzy is “going the extra mile”


September 15, 2021

Lola just turned 3 and one of my favorite things is seeing your children and families change and grow. We photographed the Allegretti family last year when Lola was 2 and this year we changed up our location and had fun exploring and documenting Lola’s new found independence. She is learning to put more and […]

“Small Family with a Big Love for Each Other”


September 14, 2021

Justin & Anna’s day was absolutely beautiful. When we met for their engagement session I heard some of their story and was so excited and grateful to be able to photograph their wedding day. It was a small intimate day in Anna’s childhood home’s backyard with family and friends present on a steamy day in […]

Justin + Anna’s wedding day

love stories

September 13, 2021

Christina’s Senior Portraits had to highlight her love for music and the arts, “good music inspires me.” When you start to chat to her about music she lights up and it is clear why she wants to pursue music and composing and film scoring in college. It was fun to have both her parents come […]

“My passion for music & the arts”


September 7, 2021

10 years, 3 kids, a family business, and lots of adventures later Charis & Kevin wanted to mark their 10 year anniversary with a session to celebrate all that is their right now. Their 10th wedding anniversary in in September so this was the perfect time to photograph them at a park near their home […]

Celebrating 10 Years!


September 2, 2021

Bridget reached out to capture the chaos of their right now with 4 kids and a very full life. They arrived with 2 kids having adventured outside and having walnut stained hands – I LOVE it (and as a Mama of 4 I GET IT)- this is real life. Never let the chaos of your […]

“embrace the crazy of life & enjoy the chaos”


August 29, 2021