Portrait Sessions

moments of love, laugther and joy

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Baby Wilson is finally here! I met Annie when I worked at the fitness center in Genoa and she teaches dance classes! When her and David found out they were expecting, Russell and I were in a dance class at the Genoa Park District. Annie is incredibly patient, sweet and warm which makes her an […]

Jordyn and Nicolas are the kind of people you feel like you’re already best friends with when you meet them. They are warm, immediately likable and talk to you like you’ve known them since childhood! They completely embraced the idea of an engagement session, willing to be silly, intimate, and do a few risky things […]

The Brummel Family had to reschedule their family photos once because of this Chicago weather, so when the time came to reschedule for May, they were all in, despite the fact that rain was in the forecast. They really wanted the family farm as the backdrop for their summer photos, so they put on their […]

Karen was the most glowing expecting momma for her maternity photos during the spring in Crystal Lake! Veterans Acres is one of my favorite outdoor locations and its such a beautiful location for maternity photos before their little one arrives! Her maternity outfits were a floral jumpsuit for the first look and a pink maxi […]

Peter & Agnes were so sweet and easy to capture. They brought their adorable little pug in his bowtie, and it melted my heart. Agnes picked to perfect location for fall engagement photos, at Herrick Lake in Wheaton. Between the gorgeous warm sunlight spilling through the forest, and the way Peter looks at his future […]

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