"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

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I knew Liz WAY back when we were some of the only women studying to become Social Studies teachers in a large group of men- do not worry we held our own. It has been so great to reconnected when she invited me to photograph her beautiful family last year and again this year. This […]

Delzell Family

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It is a joy to photograph your family again and again- it helps your kids feel more comfortable and allow me to photograph those small gestures, looks, details that make them THEM. Thank you Feuser Family for inviting me to photograph your beautiful family again in Chicago. Wind blown hair, giggles, and dance parties are […]

Feuser Family in Chicago

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I had to keep this secret but now that it is OUT look at this gorgeous family & their BIG NEWS!! The amazing Prince Family will welcome baby Prince #2 soon! Erin shared, “My Mama heart is on the verge of exploding!” It has been a joy to see this family grow from their maternity […]

big news from the Prince Family

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Photographing your family each year is a special gift. Addie and Ellie have changed so much in just one year and it is so much fun to have a dance party with these ladies and photograph their beautiful family together. Gina describes them as “loving, silly, & messy” and I would add FUN! The weather […]

“loving, silly, & messy”

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How special is it that I have been invited to photograph this family through so many life stages? I was there with my camera when Ashley and Donald got married, for the birth of their first child, when their daughter was a newborn, and each year since then. I’m not crying you are crying. The […]

Keme Family

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Shannon and I have lots of time to chat watching our kids play football on the same flag foot ball team and I was so excited when she invited me to photograph their family. She had not had a Family Lifestyle Session since her youngest Colton was born and with the boys getting bigger everyday […]

Shannon & her boys

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Being invited to photograph this family again was a gift. Matt & Christina are so warm, full of joy, and fun and up for anything silly I ask them to do and the result is some gorgeous family moments in images with their daughter Hannah. She has grown so much since last year’s session. Hannah […]

“our love for each other”

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Kindra reached out to update their family photos and the location we choose was so perfect. Chinatown in Chicago is an amazing beautiful place and we walked around a local park with amazing views of the city to photograph their beautiful family. Kindra wanted to remember that the last couple years have been tough but […]

“God sustained us & helped us through”

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