My best friend, Terra, is a momma-to-be! And a stunning one at that! <3 Terra and David had their maternity session in Crystal Lake at Veterans Acres this past weekend and we had the most perfect weather that evening! My favorite memory from their session was when I asked David to place his hands on…

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Things have been a little quiet on the blog lately as I’ve been focusing on getting our newest addition settled into our home. Everyone, meet Roo. We adopted Roo (formerly known as Mike) from Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin. Tony and I had talked quite a bit on and off about adopting a brother for…

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I thought about posting Rachel & Brice’s entire gallery because I feel like I selected almost every image to include in my “favorite images from their session” blog post! Rachel contacted me about capturing her maternity session a while back and we have had it in our calendars for a while now. We both got a…

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How precious is this family of four–soon to be five! The Williams family reached out to me with their exciting news a month or so ago and were interested in taking family photos for their baby announcement! I LOVED this session! A loving family, a beautiful day at Veterans Acres, two wonderful and kind hearted…

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I have a tattoo of the word faith on my foot and many people ask me when they notice it, “Why faith?”. Like many other teenagers, I spent the weeks months leading up to my 18th birthday thinking about what I wanted to get for my very first tattoo. I wanted something that was short, sweet…

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These two!! Gosh are they adorable. I had the pleasure of meeting Savana & Austin last weekend at their engagement session at the beautiful Veterans Acres Park in Crystal Lake, IL. What a gorgeous location! If you were to text me, any given day of the week, and ask to do a Veterans Acres engagement session,…

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For this year’s evening fall mini sessions, the location I chose was Fabyan Forest Preserve in Batavia, IL. Fabyan is definitely one of my favorite locations to photograph at and my clients request this place a lot. Fabyan is a crowd favorite due to the extensive gardens, numerous tall trees, open space, and river backdrop….

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I held my annual fall mini session date back in October–boy did we have beautiful weather! What a perfect day for families to come out and get their portraits taken! The morning sessions were held at Schweitzer Woods in Dundee. This awesome park has an old barn, tall grasses and a beautiful old brick house–the…

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