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specializing in wedding + family photography in the chicagoland area

Cantigny Park Engagement Session | Joe + Kaitlyn | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

What a blast we had at Cantigny Park for Joe and Kaitlyn’s engagement session! I honestly have SO many more photos that I would love to share because their gallery is huge and filled with so much fun and laughter. The fact that I was able to have this much fun with Joe and Kaitlyn […]

May 30, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Cutest Family of Three + Pup | Smith Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

Only in the Chicagoland I swear, do we start out with a stormy overcast at the beginning of the session and end it with bright, glowy sun! This spring weather in the Midwest has been quite a challenge, but luckily I have some great clients and were pushing through with some of the best sessions! […]

May 29, 2019

family photography

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Plainfield, IL Engagement Session | Dale + Jasmine | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

Jasmine and Dale have such a great love story and I loved reading about it when Jasmine was telling me how it all started. Dale did all the right things when he proposed too Jasmine. He planned out the day, wrote down his speech, nervously chugged all the water at lunch, staged the perfect setting […]

May 24, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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30th Birthday Session | Kankakee, IL | Chicagoland Portrait Photographer

I had so much fun shooting with this girl for her 30th Birthday. I’ve known Samantha for a few years since her and her family have been coming down to see me for their yearly family shoots. So when she said she wanted to do something special this year for her 30th birthday, I was […]

May 15, 2019

portrait photography

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Danada House Spring Wedding | Keith + Jessica | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

The Danada House has become one of my favorite venues to shoot at, the staff is so nice and the property is just gorgeous! Keith and Jessica lucked out with an amazing spring day for this outdoor wedding, it truly was picture perfect. And for it being my first Wedding of the year, I couldn’t […]

May 6, 2019

wedding photography

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Flipping A House Into A Home | The Growing Gowler Family | Kankakee, IL

Whenever I get to photograph a special time in someones life, it’s always a blessing. But when those people happen to be your friends, really really good friends, it takes on a whole new meaning. It already was such an amazing experience to photograph Bri and Mikes Wedding in 2017, but now I got to […]

May 6, 2019

couples session, family photography

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Evening Riverwalk Couples Session | Naperville, IL | Channing + Samantha

The way the Naperville Riverwalk lights up behind these two has me speechless! I love a good urban session and Downtown Naperville has so much to offer for a beautiful evening setting. I can’t wait to get back and shoot here over the summer and fall when it’s all bloomed and even more gorgeous. But […]

May 3, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Ehmen Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer | Earthy Tone Spring Session

Earthy tones on a cloudy Spring night may be one of my favorite settings to shoot! Granted I’m a sunset lover through and through, but you photographers know, there’s something magical about the perfect overcast night. So clients, when you check the forecast a million times to make sure you have the perfect setting, don’t […]

May 1, 2019

family photography

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Country Engagement Session | Cissna Park, IL | Central Illinois Engagement and Wedding Photographer

I hope when you see photos of Ashley and Sam, you just feel their kind and loving spirit radiating through! Cissna Park is this small, quaint little town in Central Illinois that many probably don’t know about. I know I barely knew about this town until last year when I met one of my other […]

April 30, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Small Town Sunset Engagement Session | Kankakee, IL | Chad + Sammy | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

Sunsets in the country fields of a small town have my whole heart! There’s something about the quiet nights (until the train rolls through) and fields that go on for days to catch the perfect sunset! This little town just south of Kankakee, IL gave us the perfect setting for Chad and Sammys engagement session. […]

April 10, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Chicago Spring Maternity Session | Heck Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

Chicago! I mean seriously, how can you beat these views? When Peggy and I were discussing locations for their family maternity session, I brought up the idea of heading downtown to Chicago and shooting at North Avenue Beach. If you know Chicago, you know that a March evening can be very unpredictable, especially on the […]

April 1, 2019

family photography, maternity photography

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Greenhouse Engagement Session in Grant Park, IL | Jack + Rachel | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

When Rachel asked me how I felt about a Greenhouse engagement session, I instantly had those little heart eyes pop out in front of me! I LOVE when clients come to me with these kind of ideas. I’ve always had a Greenhouse engagement on my radar but never had the right opportunity to shoot at […]

March 27, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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