"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

Sylvia had so many ideas for her Senior Creative Portrait Session and we made it happen. I was actually laughing so hard walking through the forest with a mirror and her mom Catherine carrying a big chair but IT WAS WORTH IT. Sylvia shared, “I want my images to show the creative and artistic side […]

Sylvia’s Epic & Magical Senior Creative Portrait Session

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It was such a joy to partner with Dr. Bonnie last week to help her update headshots but we did way more than that with our Creative Portrait Session. Her company Xceeding The Mark goal is in “Helping Women Claim Their Place as Leaders — While Navigating the Blend of Home and Work.” Dr Bonnie […]

Dr. Bonnie is Xceeding the Mark

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I have known Jason since he was a chubby sweet baby with white blonde hair and today he is starting his senior year! It goes so fast but I am so grateful the Jerozal family invited me to photograph their family and Jason to mark this season of their lives. I have been able to […]

Jason is a Senior

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JJ described himself as “gritty and rough” and I think you need both to thrive in the world but I must also say he is also fun! We decided to split our time for his Senior Creative Portrait session between his high school and a downtown area near him. I love that for these sessions […]

“Gritty & Rough”

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In April I had the opportunity to head to Vegas again for an earned trip with some amazing friends. This year was so special as there were more women that also earned this trip and I treated them to a day of photography in some pretty beautiful locations. More about our small but amazing team […]

Vegas with my squad

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Be inspired by my beautiful friend Davin to get a Creative Portrait Session celebrating YOU on the schedule soon! She came into town from Texas and we headed to Chicago for some images celebrating her right now. Need updated portraits- why not make it more fun? Let’s chat about what would help share your story! […]

Summer is the perfect time to celebrate YOU!

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Laura Coyle has more than 25 years of leadership experience and is dreaming big and launching her new company LTC Strategies. She blends strategy, creativity, and empathy in her work and life and shares, “I am inherently a risk taker that believes big results come from being bold. I am inspired by advocates and change […]

“Big results come from being bold”

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Laura reached out to invite me to photograph her family again as her daughter Jenna is about to turn 16. I love partnering with this mother and daughter duo to document their close bond. We wanted to photograph Jenna at this milestone age with fun and some serious images as well and then lots of […]

“our close bond”

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Maddie is an outgoing senior who ends her high school career this week and then she is ready to head to Iowa for college. Her mom Shannon was such an encouragement to her as we waked, laughed, and photographed her together for her Senior Creative Portrait Session. They have such a special bond so it […]

“I love my life & am excited for the future”

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