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I was so happy to do this lovely family’s Chicago front porch photoshoot! They welcomed a new baby girl recently and wanted to document her and their family during the pandemic. Front porch photoshoots became popular in the early days of the pandemic and it seems like the trend is sticking around! I love this […]

April 13, 2021

Chicago Front Porch Photoshoot

Family, Illinois, Spring

I loved photographing this gorgeous expecting mama and her beautiful family at the First United Church of Oak Park! This church is in between two of the major districts of Oak Park, has beautiful spring flowers and was an awfully pretty backdrop for their family and maternity photos! I’m so glad they chose me to […]

April 6, 2021

Oak Park, IL Maternity Photographer | Spring Maternity and Family Photos

Family, Illinois, Maternity, Spring

I really enjoyed this opportunity to do some Bay Area portrait photography of my gorgeous red-headed friend; she asked if we could do portraits with her dogs, fancy champagne coupes, and playing her cello. Um…yes?! Enjoy these fun and quirky portraits with lots of attitude; I sure enjoyed taking them and showcasing my friend’s fun […]

portrait of a redheaded woman with a nose ring

October 5, 2020

Bay Area Portrait Photography | Oakland, CA

California, Portraits, Spring

Jamie and Niall are dear friends of mine and I was SO happy to take their Oakland, CA Engagement photos! Their photoshoot was at a cool, hipster-y loft in West Oakland, a renovated and repurposed factory; it had a cool colorful and industrial vibe! Jamie and Niall, I’m proud to call you two my friends […]

Man and woman standing in front of an industrial garage door and smiling

August 20, 2020

Oakland CA Engagement Photos | Jamie & Niall

California, Couples, Engagement Session, Spring

I had so much fun doing some yoga branding photos for my yogi friend Nina! What are branding photos? Cool photos for her website and social media presence. She wanted a natural setting to highlight her deep connection to the outdoors and this park perfectly supplied us with both beautiful redwood trees and a grassy […]

yoga instructor posing in a green meadow at Cuesta Park, Mountain View, CA

July 24, 2020

Yoga Branding Photos | San Francisco Bay Area

Athletics, Branding, California, Lifestyle, Portraits, Spring

On the second day of Liam’s graduation weekend we were lucky enough to have the clouds part for a gloriously sunny day. I gather that that sort of thing is pretty rare on the northern California coast. At Liam’s request we went to check out Fern Canyon, which is a gorgeous watershed very close to […]

Macro photography of curled fern pinna at Fern Canyon, Orick, CA

July 10, 2019

Graduation Celebration | Fern Canyon, Orick, CA

California, Family, Graduations, Personal, Seniors, Spring

In mid-May family members from across the west coast made the journey up to Humboldt State University in Arcata, CA to celebrate, and I got to take the graduation photos! Congratulations for graduating, and for all your hard work! So, short, ridiculous story time: unusual late-season rain was predicted for this weekend. I knew this. […]

Humboldt State University Graduate giving the peace sign

July 5, 2019

Graduation Photos | Humboldt State 2019

California, Graduations, Personal, Seniors, Spring