"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

I got this text from Yasmine when she opened her gallery and it made my day! Capturing you all & having you SEE yourselves as the amazing & beautiful people YOU ARE is what I love most about this work. We recently captured Yasmine, Bryan, and their adorable son Ezra during their Family Lifestyle Session […]

“we absolutely LOVE EVERY ONE OF THESE”

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Stephan reached out to me to ask if by chance I could capture his surprise proposal to Judith surrounded by a few of her close family members. I wanted to so badly to make it happen despite having been booked on weekends for months. When I asked more we realized he was actually planning it […]

“we find beauty in the most unexpected”

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Sam & Brittany’s wedding plans- like everything else in 2020- were shifted and changed but their day was so special and intimate. I was amazed how chill they were and how their day surrounded only by close friends in a tent in their backyard was just perfect. When we captured their engagement story earlier this […]

Sam + Brittany’s Intimate Wedding Day

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Mary & Mitch wanted to capture the quiet intimacy of their wedding day. We met an hour before their ceremony to capture just the 2 of them on their special day. They wanted to “prioritize calm, peace, and intimacy over dramatic fanfare” that can sometimes accompany a wedding ceremony. Mary describes their relationship as grounded, […]

“the quiet intimacy of our day”

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Elizabeth & David had a small wedding ceremony with just a few family members and friends last week. It was a joy to be able to capture their unique day. Elizabeth shared that the first time they went out for a date David shared his love of comics and even though at the time she […]

David + Elizabeth’s Magical Day

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Taylor + Paul were high school sweethearts and met at a local tennis tournament and began dating a few years later. They stayed together as they went to college 8 hours apart and then Paul proposed on the same spot they met as 12 year olds! I was so excited when Taylor reached out to […]

Taylor + Paul

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Victor and Sandy met when he was a freshman in high school and she was an 8th grader and at that time their worlds were completely opposite. They built a friendship first, “over the years our friendship grew and romantic love began to spark,” shared Sandy. They will say “I Do” this year and invited […]

Sandy + Victor

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Winter can be beautiful when we embrace it and Sam & Brittany did just that during our session. Sam & Brittany met through a mutual friend while they were both interning in Chicago and after 6 months Sam asked Brittany to hang out at a Blackhawks game. They wanted to capture them “in their natural […]

Sam+Brittany Engagement

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Katy + Josh and their baby girl Pebbles (their last name is Rockwell) maternity session on the beach in Virginia Beach, Va was on a gorgeous sunrise morning. They are some beautiful people- I might be partial because she is my lil’ sister and that gorgeous bump is my niece. I love capturing you in […]

Virginia Beach Maternity Session

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