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“A Celebration of Motherhood” There are so many mom-centric moments in our lives – I’m very lucky to be part of so many of the happy ones, including my own! Other than a few selfies, I don’t have photos that I’ve taken with me and my Mom together. But, this series of me and each of my […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
“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 […]
“Chicago Style Engagement” A quick peek at Jenny and Greg’s Chicago engagement photos. The city provided a beautiful backdrop for a beautiful couple! From Greg’s surprise proposal in the presence of both of their families to the joy and obvious love they showed for each other during our session, I can only imagine the happiness […]
“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 […]
“It’s a (my) family affair” Full disclosure: I know the groom-to-be here very well. In fact, I’ve known him his whole life…he’s my youngest brother. And he’s getting married!!! I promised myself I wasn’t going to cry, but I’m tearing up just typing those words. I am so full of love and happiness and excitement for […]
A few warm days and I feel like summer is just around the corner! And it’s a great time to start thinking about engagement sessions! Hanny and Nick had a very good idea about the kind of engagement session they wanted – it had to include their dogs and they wanted to be outside in the […]