"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

The Rathburn family has not had Family Portraits in too long and we had to photograph them as a family before Jack heads off to college. We were even able to squeeze in some Senior Portraits at the end of our session. The boys (who are SO GROWN now!) were gentlemen and I loved their […]

Rathburn Family


Audrey is a Senior at Whitney Young High school in Chicago and we knew we wanted to photograph her around the city. She is inspired by music, art, nature, and fashion and loves reading and trying new foods. She wanted images “that celebrate growth” and was the fastest wardrobe changer EVER- I seriously was impressed! […]

Creative, Activist, & Passionate: Audrey


WHen Jessica, Kayla’s mom reached out she said Kayla was shy but they really wanted to do a Senior Creative Portrait Session to mark and remember this important time in her life. I am so glad they trusted the process. Kayla is so kind and really leaned in and allowed her personality to shine. Her […]

Kayla’s Senior Portraits


Nora is the youngest of 4 girls in her family and when I suggested Oak Park for her session location her mother Meegan shared that she grew up there and met her husband there. Nora shared, “I used to drive my sisters nuts being annoying. Now we are the best of friends” and her older […]

Nora’s Senior Portrait Session


Brigid’s Senior Creative Portrait session was so much fun! Her mom Sarah came along to help and encourage her. I always recommend Seniors bring a “hype person”- well in addition to me because I promise to be your biggest HYPE WOMAN! Having someone there to practically help with an outfit change but also just to […]

“Confident & Happy”


“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”


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”


Haley is pursuing her love of music by studying at Belmont University in Nashville & we wanted to include her love for music, singing, and playing guitar in our Creative Portrait Session. I have heard Haley perform and she is the real deal- gorgeous voice and she is so kind. It was so much making […]

Haley’s Creative Portraits


Joy and Grace are sisters who also are stepping out together in business and it was an absolute BLAST photographing them together for a Creative Portrait Session. Allowing women to see and feel their created beauty and to appreciate their unique unfolding story is my favorite part of these sessions. Confidence is powerful when you […]

Sister’s Session