"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 met Erin & Tryce last year at the the Joy & Justice Conference and it was such a blessing to be invited into this amazing time in their life as they await the birth of their first child. Being pregnant during 2020 has no doubt had many challenges in addition to the newness and […]

Baby Prince arriving soon!

love stories

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”


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”


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”


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


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