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This is Lakeview! ***Update: It’s April 2020, and our Governor here in Illinois just extended our shelter-in-place existence through May. Heritage has recently launched their Heritage Initiative to support essential workers. Buy them a cup or box of coffee, donuts or even creamer! Spread the word.*** I am so excited to announce the launch of […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
“Not just what you look like, but who you are…” That’s my goal, every time I photograph someone, an event, food…whatever it is. I want the viewer to understand a bit about who or what the subject is about, their personality. Outside of my wedding and family work, my favorite “people” photography revolves around small […]
“Soup to Nuts” In honor of this month’s sports “holiday,” I thought I’d talk about a few commercial food shoots I’ve done for Super Bowl and football promotions. Kicking it off is a cozy threesome of soups I shot for Snapware, recipes by one of my favorite chefs, the inimitable Emeril Lagasse. Soups are tricky…the […]