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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

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

What a day!! Are y’all ready for a story? Fernando reached out to me this spring about planning a North Avenue Beach surprise proposal during a trip with friends to Chicago, and the day finally arrived…dark and stormy. The Lead Up Severe thunderstorms were predicted the whole weekend but luckily the one timeslot Fernando had […]

August 10, 2021

North Avenue Beach Surprise Proposal

Couples, Engagement Session, Illinois, Summer, Surprise Proposal

Here is the thrilling final KHP Senior Model Representative photoshoot for my OPRF 2021 rep; gorgeous high school senior photos at North Avenue Beach!! You may have already seen her golden hour fall senior photos with a guitar, spring photos at Lilacia Park, and cap and gown mini session at Oak Park-River Forest High School! […]

July 13, 2021

North Avenue Beach Senior Photos

Illinois, Seniors, 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

Congratulations to Solana, my #KHPSeniorModelRep from Oak Park-River Forest High School! She has a special connection to the school so it was really fun to do her OPRFHS senior photos there in a location that was especially meaningful to her! Come check out her sunny photos from her cap-and-gown session! OPRFHS Senior Photos with KHP […]

June 29, 2021

OPRFHS Senior Photos | Class of 2021

Illinois, Seniors, 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