Dear Mama, I know you might feel insecure with your body. So many of you reach out and jokingly say, “you can make me look thinner right?” And I get it- I spent years looking at images of myself with disdain, picking apart the imperfections I saw. We live in a culture that constantly tells […]
Laura reached out to invite me to capture her extended family. Their family ha been capturing this large group photo for years and it was awesome to be able to plan the images for this year. I just love the Grandkids with Robert & Carol especially the candids and the few images of just them […]
When Adina reached out she wanted family portraits that were different from the norm so we decided to keep it simple but very THEM- “loving, energetic, & fun.” We met at a park in their community and of course we included their brand new puppy Diesel (and pretty soon they won’t be able to pick […]
It was such a joy to capture this family again! Building relationships with your family and knowing your kids and what makes them giggle is part of the joy of this work. When Maris and I chatted through location we decided on their community because she really wanted to capture “us in our community.” I […]
I first met Zina through my work with World Relief Dupage Aurora when she shared her powerful story at a Spotlight Event. Her family relocated to the U.S. 10 years ago from Iraq and wanted to capture and celebrate their family with their first portrait session as a family of 5. We had their Family […]
I just could not believe how much Mike & Christine’s daughter has grown since our last session and it was a surprisingly unexpected, glorious, and warm November day in Chicago for our Family Lifestyle Session. We explored and even chased some geese while capturing their family. Blessings Evans Family!
Chris & Briseyda welcomed their sweet baby boy Fernando during this pandemic and had not had the opportunity to safely have newborn images so when she reached out to do some family portraits I was so excited to capture their right now. Bri shared I want to capture the “delight of our smiles generate for […]
Fezzik: “Why are you wearing a mask, were you burned by acid or something like that?”Westley:”Oh no, it’s just that they are terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.” The Princess Bride. Halloween 2020. This is what you get when a theater nerd has a family willing to indulge her […]