"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

I have had the privilege of photographing the Prince family at some many beautiful times in their lives; family storytelling, maternity, and even the home birth of their daughter. When Erin reached out wanting to learn more about and launch her own photography business I was so excited for her. She lives abundantly with such […]

Erin Prince Mentorship Session


September 22, 2023

Hayden describes herself as “chill, adventurous, and a free spirit” and wanted to include her bike and skateboard in her Senior Creative Portrait Session- LOVE that! I am always IN when my clients want to bring their unique individuality to their session. We found a great location in Chicago that shows both the natura and […]

Hayden- free spirit & roaming


September 20, 2023

I just returned from a work trip in L.A. and the BEST part was seeing some fabulous women that I am grateful to call colleagues as well in rep’ing for a vegan beauty brand we love. Of course the night of the Gala I had to create some portraits and we had so much fun. […]

L.A. with some amazing ladies!


September 14, 2023

My daughter is a Senior this year & I have so many friends sending their kids off to college- ahhhh all of our Mama (and all parents & caregivers) hearts need some love!! I am sending you LOVE! And parents of the class of 2024 let’s book a date to collaborate and photograph this amazing […]

Celebrating Seniors


August 23, 2023

Many people feel all types of ways about being in front of a camera; nervous, self conscious, apprehensive, and some love it! Partnering with clients for 10 years has taught me that helping people to feel comfortable is how we allow their most confident and authentic self to come out in front of my lens. […]

How to be more comfortable & confident in front of the camera


August 22, 2023

It was an honor to join staff and participants at The Community House to help them share stories of the work they are doing in their community. Maggie, the marketing director reached out to help share stories of The Community House’s programs and more importantly the people that make it a great place, “we want […]

The Community House, “a second home”


August 16, 2023

I was invited to photograph and help Foster Progress celebrate the graduates of the class of 2023 and send them off to higher education with gifts and words of encouragement. It was a beautiful day to celebrate success in Chicago! Foster Progress empowers Illinois youth currently or formerly in foster care to attain a college […]

Celebrating Graduates


August 3, 2023

The story behind the images: I was running this past week through a local park and saw these spots. I knew I had to create images here. The backlit & sun drenched wildflowers were calling to me. Luckily I have amazing friends & clients I can message and ask to get up at dawn to […]

Pursue Inspiration & Expression


July 25, 2023

Julie & John welcomed their sweet little girl Lucy Jean just a week ago. I was able to photograph them; including their sweet pup, in their home to make sure we have images of this precious season of life. Photographing each of my clients in their home with their newborn is so special because it […]

Welcome Lucy Jean


July 17, 2023