Spring Magnolia Senior Photoshoot | Chicago, IL

Iā€™m so excited to share these gorgeous spring senior photos!! We found a beautiful location and Iā€™m glad we were able to get some pretty flowers for my client!

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Hi, I'm Kristen!
I'm an award-winning senior portrait and family ' photographer based out of Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I love sunshine, cacti, chocolate chips, and a great cup of tea - but most of all I love photographing joyful clients. :)
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It was such a treat to meet up with this family again for some Cantigny Park photography! The mom reached out for a late winter photoshoot earlier this year, then wanted a reprise in early fall with both sets of grandparents. She said that their little girl was lucky enough to have all four grandparents […]

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It was a treat to be the photographer of this River Forest, IL family and capture these sweet memories of grandparents visiting during the fall! When I got to the location I opened my car door and my jaw dropped! We had a dense fog advisory that morning coupled with bright sunshine and it made […]

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Photo of happy toddler standing in front of extended family

I’m so excited to share these beautiful snowy extended family photos with you! This expecting mama’s sweet family came to visit over the holidays and they wanted some snowy photos to mark the occasion! They were all so excited to play in snow! It was fun to get some photos of uncles and grandma and […]

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Seniors

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Families

As a mom, I know that our time with our kids is precious, fleeting, and occasionally frustrating. I promise your photo experience with me will be frustration-free.

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ISFP plant mom and caffeine opportunist  

I'm an award-winning senior and family photographer based out of Oak Park, IL and Livermore, CA, serving Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm a former plant biologist, a mom to two wonderful kids, a wife to one awesome nerd, and a lover of weird plants, sunshine, and chocolate chips.

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