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Chicago Engagement Photos | Olive Park

“All in the Family…” When I first met Diana, she was working on opening up her own State Farm Insurance office. She was also pregnant. I was amazed at her drive and energy, it was contagious! And I first got the opportunity to photograph her and Francisco for their parents-to-be photos. Then, she needed headshots. […]

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Sweet Chicago Maternity and Baby Bump Photos in Olive Park

“Beautiful Bump!” Like engagement sessions, there’s something so special and sweet about Chicago maternity photoshoots. It’s time that parents-to-be rarely give themselves – the enjoyment and just being present in the moment before the new one arrives without the distractions of doctor appointments, baby room preparations and all the activity that comes from being pregnant. […]

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Chicago Engagement Photos | Millennium Park Anna + Eric

Millennium Park It was a crisp, unseasonably warm day when I met Anna + Eric for their Chicago engagement session in Millennium Park. The Fall colors were gorgeous, and they were so sweet together!

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Food Photography | Asheville Bee Charmer Cookbook

“Bee-utiful Food Photography!” I love photography, I’m very lucky to love what I do for a living. And, if you know me personally or follow my personal life on social media, you know I also love food! I love everything about it: cooking, eating out, trying new things…and I especially like food photography. There’s something […]

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Living That Lakeview Life | National Ice Cream Month!

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for…Lakeview frozen treats!” July is National Ice Cream Month, so for this month’s Living that Lakeview Life feature, Lynzie Wellin and I chose two of our favorite Lakeview spots to cool off during the hot summer months! One’s been a neighborhood staple for well over a decade, the […]

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Styled Photoshoot | Tuscan Wedding Design

“Buon Apetito!” I was very excited to be invited to photograph a styled photoshoot with some of my favorite Chicago wedding and event vendors, Amazing Edibles, Tablescapes Event Rental and The Flower Firm. Andrea Herrera, owner of Amazing Edibles, used the words “abundant” and “summer” to describe her vision for her Tuscan-themed shoot. She had […]

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Living That Lakeview Life | M2 Boutique

This is Lakeview ~ Let’s Shop! I’m very excited to share the second installment in my new Living That Lakeview Life collaboration with Lifestyle Blogger, Lynzie Wellin! This month’s featured Lakeview business is M2 Boutique – my favorite place to shop for gifts and fun accessories. Lynzie and I spent some time in M2 finding our favorite things […]

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Living That Lakeview Life | Heritage Bicycles

This is Lakeview! I am so excited to announce the launch of Living that Lakeview Life – my collaboration with one of my favorite Hair/make-up artists and Lifestyle Blogger, Lynzie Wellin of Lyfe Style Win! We are both entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Lakeview community of Chicago, and we wanted a way to show […]

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Chicago Engagement Session | Morgan + Dan

“A Very Fine Wine…” I was lucky to spend a Saturday morning in February with Morgan and Dan – we were all lucky that it was a beautiful and unseasonably warm day! It’s so sweet when there’s a little something personal behind the locations my couples and I choose for their engagement and pre-wedding photos! For […]

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Las Vegas Engagement Session Photo Walk | Vince + Ryan

“Love is Love is Love is Love is…” Every year, for more years than I can count (or remember…), I venture out to Las Vegas for an annual photography conference called WPPI – Wedding and Portrait Photographers International. It draws 10,000+ photographers, filmmakers and photography-related businesses and vendors from all over the globe. It’s overwhelming. […]

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