"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 first met Taryn and her beautiful family because their photographer had cancelled and they were already dressed and ready to go for their session and as a mama of 4 I know how much work that can be so I made space for them in my calendar and she shared, “you saved us that […]

Battistoni Family Session

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October 9, 2022

I was invited to photograph Duke’s Senior Portraits and he SHOWED UP y’all! His suit game was strong. Duke shared, “I just want to look how I want to be perceived” and he was so open to taking direction and trying poses and prompts and the result is some amazing images (if I do say […]

Duke’s Senior Portraits

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October 6, 2022

I have had the honor to photograph this family through so many seasons and each time I see connection, grit, and an abundance of love. Love to you friends! Thanks for inviting me in again.

Engelhardt Family

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October 5, 2022

Heather reached out to plan an extended family session to help celebrate her parent’s Gayle and Jim’s 5oth anniversary with their kids and grandkids. It was a beautiful fall day with a peek of some changing colors and so much love and silliness with this beautiful family. Our goal was to freeze this moment with […]

Gayle & Jim celebrate 50 years with their family

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September 30, 2022

Lindsay wanted to photograph moments with her daughter to freeze how much she has grown and how close they are right now. We also wanted to allow Bailey to be comfortable enough to show her real smile and even do some of her cartwheels and gymnastics moves- at the end of her session Baily did […]

Pietrzak Family

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September 26, 2022

Lidia and Jordan welcomed their first baby just a few weeks ago and it was such a joy to photograph them with their son David in their beautiful home. Lidia thrifts like an absolute boss and their home is so unique and fits them so well. It is a special gift to be invited to […]

Welcome baby David

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September 24, 2022

Being invited to photograph and document your families year after year is such a gift. I seriously cannot believe how much the girls in the Meeks family have changed in just one year. Gina and Erik invited me to photograph their family again this year and it was such a blast to see the girls […]

Meeks Family

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September 22, 2022

Michele reached out to partner to create images of their beautiful family and it was a joy to play and photograph their 3 year old twins; Faye and Ellis. The kids have so much energy and it was an absolute blast running around with them and photographing their real smiles. Real giggles and messy candids […]

Crowley Family

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September 20, 2022

I absolutely adore this beautiful family and each time I see them I feel teary because I was present to photograph such sacred moments when their daughter Hadassah came into this world and when they were expecting their oldest daughter Nanyori. It is such a gift of this work to see your family grow and […]

Prince Family in Chicago

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September 15, 2022