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North Shore Newborn Session – Nesser Family

I could write a book about my feelings toward this family, and so being their North Shore Newborn Photographer was such a special opportunity. Miss Quinn came into the world at 27.5 weeks and was in the NICU for a long 12 weeks. (12 weeks!!) She fought to be here, fought to stay healthy, and […]

October 17, 2017

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It’s a boy!! Hinesdale Lifestyle Newborn Session – Bailey Family

Alright, so take a second and think back. Do you remember this beautiful family from their beach maternity session? Just a few weeks ago we were at Montrose Beach snapping some really stunning maternity photos with this little trio. At that time, baby Bailey’s gender was a secret. Well, he’s here now! Sweet baby Graham […]

August 31, 2017

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Classic In Home Lifestyle Newborn Session – Marena Beck Photography

I’ve talked about it before, but when your friends have a baby and ask you to document this special time, it is SO humbling.  This classic in home lifestyle newborn session features a beautiful mama who I went to PRE-SCHOOL with! We’ve been through it all together… middle school, first kisses, boyfriends, heartbreaks, graduation, college, […]

July 17, 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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Chicago Newborn Lifestyle Session – Baby Kaiser

What is it about the wrinkly toes of a newborn baby? I cannot get enough of their sweet little grunts and stretches. How they squirm and sigh while they sleep so deeply. This little nut was a fun Chicago newborn lifestyle session. It’s fun going into the homes of (newly disrupted) families. I love witnessing […]

June 22, 2017

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Cozy Lakeview Lifestyle Newborn Session

I went to college with this adorable new momma. I haven’t seen her in probably 10 years, but was so honored to get the call for a lifestyle newborn session in her home. I always feel so honored when people from my past have followed me! When I met this bruiser, he was almost three […]

May 23, 2017

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Brothers – Chicago Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

Brothers! I love documenting new siblings. This little crazy two year old was one of the most energetic kids I have ever met. My son is a lot, but this dude made C man look almost chill. He is absolutely adorable though, so I did the hotdog dance and let him show me all of […]

May 19, 2017

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Sweet Sisters – Evanston Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

I was lucky enough to photograph this family last year, when their oldest turned one. Fast forward just a brief 12 months and they are blessed with another daughter and living in Evanston. I have been so lucky this year to document some of my favorite families as they add a second child into their […]

May 18, 2017

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