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Family of Five in Cleveland – Stein Family

I had such a blast being the Pepper Pike family photographer for this awesome family. I love having a reason to go back to Cleveland. It’s great catching up with old friends and seeing my childhood home. It’s not often that I get back that way since I mostly visit my parents down in Hilton […]

August 15, 2017

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Summery Family Photography Session – Lincoln Park Chicago

It wasn’t easy, but this session ended up being the quintessential summery family photography session in Lincoln Park Chicago. This picture perfect family has the worst luck with weather. I mean, really, the worst luck. Every year we go to schedule a session, and every session gets rained out. This year, it took three reschedules. […]

August 11, 2017

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Outdoor Milestone Session in White – Harrison Family

There can be a lot of uncertainty and unpredictability that comes with outdoor sessions. This outdoor milestone mini session was no exception. This mama wanted outdoor portraits. (Who can blame her?! Look how gorgeous they are!) She paid a session location fee to move the milestone mini session to an outdoor location. We chose to […]

August 8, 2017

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Simple Montrose Beach Milestone Birthday Session – Erickson Family

I thoroughly enjoyed being the Montrose Beach Chicago photographer for this fabulous family. What I love about this location is the ability to have gorgeous deep greenery as well as fun sandy beach photos. The mix gives you two totally different feelings all in one location. This family…what a ride they’ve been on! You can’t […]

August 4, 2017

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A Summer Evening in Lincoln Park – Borgmann Family

I met up with this super-positive family on a VERY hot summer evening in downtown Chicago. They wanted to celebrate their youngest’s first birthday milestone with photos in Lincoln Park. This was a fun milestone shoot since one year prior, we were busy getting the perfect newborn shots. Their precious little girls are the best […]

August 2, 2017

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The emotions that come with the first year – Personal Post

It’s funny… I thought that the second time around, the days leading up to the infamous first birthday wouldn’t carry as much weight. I thought I would be excited and overwhelmed with joy and happiness to ring in one year around the sun with my darling baby girl. The truth is, I am nothing but […]

July 27, 2017

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Chicago Family Photographer at Montrose Beach – Bailey Family

What a pleasure it was to be behind the camera again with this beautiful family. I was the Chicago family photographer for this family three years ago when their first baby (not so baby anymore), Parker, was born. They drove down to my studio when he was a wee four days old. It’s hard to […]

July 21, 2017

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Bright and Cheerful Maternity Session – Lurie’s Garden Chicago

This family Chicago maternity session downtown was so much fun. It was cheerful and bright and I love how you can just feel the excitement and love in the images. Sometimes toddlers take awhile to warm up to me, and I totally understand that. I have an almost three year old who is always a […]

July 15, 2017

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