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I loved taking this family’s photos at beautiful Lilacia Park in Lombard, IL! Lilacia Park is well known for its stunning display of spring flowers (go in late April/early May!) and its holiday light display in December, but it is a gorgeous garden the rest of the year as well! These sweet brothers are SO […]

October 27, 2021

Lilacia Park in Lombard | Family Photography

Family, Illinois, Summer

It was so nice to see this family again!! I took their family photos last summer and was glad to see them again – this family couldn’t be sweeter! It was fun to try out a new location to give them a different look than last year; I’m a photographer based out of Oak Park, […]

October 20, 2021

Elmhurst Photographer | Summer Family Photos

Family, Illinois, Summer

I loved taking some backyard family photos for this kind and gracious family in Oak Park, IL! With both daughters headed off to college this fall they wanted to be sure to get some photographs before the diaspora commenced! Backyard Family Photos in Oak Park, IL I may or may not have been silly noises […]

October 13, 2021

Oak Park, IL Backyard Family Photos

Candid, Family, Illinois, Summer

It’s my pleasure to show you these beautiful Oak Park IL maternity photos of my sweet friend and fellow photographer Carla over at Pink Skies Photography. Carla and I connected through Instagram when I first moved to Oak Park and we’ve been good friends ever since! Her sweet baby girl is due in early October […]

October 6, 2021

Oak Park, IL Maternity Photos

Family, Illinois, Maternity, Summer

I love it when moms take the time to get into the frame of the shots for some mommy and me photos! I hear over and over again, “I take so many photos of my spouse and children, but *I’m* never in the shot!” While visiting the San Diego area this summer I was so […]

September 18, 2021

Mommy and Me Photos | San Diego, CA

California, Fall, Family, Summer

It was so much fun to take these candid family photos at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, CA! So spoiler alert, this is my own family, but since we’ve moved to Chicago it’s getting to be more rare that we get to spend time together! When we went to the Ruth Bancroft Garden […]

September 8, 2021

The Ruth Bancroft Garden | Family Photos

California, Family, Personal, Summer

Coming in hot, one of my favorite family photoshoots to date; I loved being the photographer for this family in Riverside, IL! It rained like *CRAZY* up until an hour before the photoshoot and we were all pretty anxious because the mom was getting her hair and makeup done at the time! I’m so glad […]

August 24, 2021

Riverside, IL Family Photographer

Family, Illinois, Summer

I’m excited (when am I not? 😂) to share this fun Forest Park, IL family photo session – I loved being this family’s photographer! I loved meeting this family and capturing the sheer delight their little girl had to explore the meadow! There were lots of fun soft grasses to investigate with Dad. ….snuggle to […]

July 6, 2021

Forest Park, IL Photographer

Family, Illinois, Spring

It is always a treat and an honor to photograph another photographer’s family, especially when the family is this sweet! My friend Tina Harle is an accomplished small business branding and family portrait photographer in Oak Park, and she has a tradition with her daughters to take photos each spring with the beautiful crabapple blossoms! […]

June 22, 2021

Euclid Square Park Family Photos | Oak Park, IL

Family, Illinois, Spring

Early this month this Lombard, IL photographer met up with this wonderful family for some spring Mother’s Day photos in gorgeous Lilacia Park! Lilacia Park is only about 25 minutes west of Oak Park, and it is STUNNING! Shockingly there are tons of lilac bushes, but also daffodils, tulips, crabapples, and peonies. The west coast […]

May 18, 2021

Lombard, IL Photographer | Lilacia Park

Family, Illinois, Spring