"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

Luna describes herself as independent, hardworking, & overwhelmed (I feel her!) and she is a lover of music and thrifting. She loves Stevie Nicks and was completely rocking this vibe with her favorite poncho she thrifted at GoodWill- so I guess what I am saying is SHE IS MY PEOPLE. Seeing her embrace our session […]

Luna’s vibe


Kayla radiates joy and I admit I may be partial since she (as an upper classman) is so kind to my oldest daughter- welcoming her as a freshmen and showing the kind of leadership that is both kind and humble. We celebrated Kayla with a Senior Creative Portrait Session this week. When I asked her […]

“I love to love”


This family is dear to our family. We walk together in the adoption journey and so many aspects of life so it was a blessing to get to capture them. They are real, love people so well, & serve our community in so many ways. Leesa is a lover of theater so we knew we […]

Lance Family


Capturing Miss Lola again was such a joy! Melissa & Ricky adore her and her smile is absolutely contagious. Rain threatened our session but we made it work and the light was gorgeous. Getting to capture you all year after year and see your families grow and change is such a gift. Whispy top pony? […]

Sweet Lola


When we planned the Cooper’s Family Lifestyle Session I knew we just had to include their bikes. Ryan and his boys love being outdoors and adventuring together. The boys lit up showing off their bike skills (even in their nice clothes :). Caden & Henry were so much fun and game for exploring the forest […]

Cooper Family


Tim & Emily are celebrating 5 years of marriage this year and capturing them was a joy. The last time we had a Family Lifestyle Session in Chicago they only had Hannah and now Hope has joined the party. The girls have such different personalities and it was fun to see that come out in […]

“We are more settled as a family & it feels good.”


I have had the privilege of capturing the Feuser Family for the last few years and this year when Aimee reached out we decide a laid back session at their home was a good fit because she didn’t want to miss a year f capturing their family. JoJo and Madeline, who now prefers to be […]

“I don’t want to miss a year”


Styles 4 Kidz is an organization you want to know about & support. They are creating so much more than fabulous hairstyles. S4K is hair care with heart. S4K’s mission is to provide high-quality, compassionate hair care education and services for kids with textured hair in foster care and transracial adoptive or biracial families. I […]

Haircare with Heart. Partnering with Styles 4 Kidz.


It was a joy to be invited to capture the Sullivan family again & we also did some creative updated head shots for Tate Enterprises of Jim & Lisa. We also extended our session to include Connor’s Senior Creative Portraits- check them out. Want to do something a little different? Just ask. I love partnering […]

Sullivan Family