"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

Angelyn begins her senior year in the fall and I was invited to photograph her Senior Portraits. It is so special to partner with families I have known for so long. The Jerozal family are dear to us and I have known Angelyn since she was born so being invited to photograph her Senior Portraits […]

Angelyn’s Senior Portraits

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Before I relocate to North Carolina Patty from the Wardlow Group reached out to have another Brand Storytelling Session. I love ongoing partnerships with my clients because they feel more comfortable and confident as we work together and I am able to better understand their brand and messaging. This session was right around Father’s Day […]

Wardlow Group

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The Kone family is dear to us as our family has been a part of their house church CEM Christ Empowered Messengers for the last few years. Karim and Juliette lead their family and community with love and their home is always full of people and buzzing with positive energy. They are passionate about community […]

Kone Family

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Recently I was invited to photograph Caroline in Milwaukee for her Senior Portrait Session. I had traveled there a couple years ago for her older sister’s session too and we wanted to plan a session unique to her while having a similar city vibe! Partnering with her family we planned locations and made sure we […]

Caroline’s Senior Session in Milwaukee

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Nev is growing up so much and her pigtails and smile are magic. Seeing this beautiful family again after photographing their maternity session and then their newborn session is so much fun! Nev is changing so fast and clearly adored by Fern and Olive (the original fur babies). We photographed them in a community they […]

Summer Family Session

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Claryssa Rolison reached out for a Branding Storytelling Session to help share her passion for aesthetics. Claryssa is a Aesthetic RN and offers services at Tres Jolie Medical Spa. We carefully planned her session and this is what I mean when I say “a branding storytelling session is WAY MORE than an updated headshot!” We […]

“My Passion for Aesthetics”

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Being invited to photograph my clients over years of your family growing is a gift. Having another session wit the Delzell family is always a blast. I loved what Liz shared, “we want to remember that teenagers are still kids…they are beautiful and unburdened and here with us (and that won’t last forever as they […]

“Beautiful & Unburdened”

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Sean is an amazing young man headed to college soon and his family is preparing for a huge move to New York. We celebrated his graduation with Senior Creative Portraits and some family images as well right near their community. Sean’s mother Jeanne shared, “I’d like to celebrate all Sean’s hard work and who he […]

Sean’s Senior Session

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A neighbor and friend gifted this session to Lashunda and meeting and partnering with her and her mother was such a gift. Lashunda shared, “I just want my melanin to be poppin’ and I love street style and repping my city.” Yes, Yes, and absolutely. We met along the 606 early morning Chicago and had […]

Celebrating success with “Melanin poppin'”

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