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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

It’s here! The final installment of this client’s epic three-outfit-three-location senior photoshoot in Livermore, CA! I’m glad the timing worked out for us; I am a Livermore photographer during academic breaks, and an Oak Park, IL photographer during the school year. Livermore, CA Senior Portraits at Olivina Ranch Isn’t this a beautiful arch? It’s another […]

September 29, 2021

Livermore Photographer | Senior Portraits Part 3 of 3

California, Seniors, 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

The variety of backgrounds around town makes me so happy to be a senior photographer in Livermore, CA! Here is part 2 of 3 of this client’s gorgeous three-hour photoshoot! This park has a lot of beautiful location options going on: views of Mt Diablo, vineyards in the distance, golden hills and barbed wire for […]

September 15, 2021

Senior Photographer Livermore, CA | Part 2 of 3

California, Seniors, 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

I had an absolute delight taking this high schooler’s senior portraits at the Livermore Library! The client was stunning, the light was stunning, and we found some really pretty backdrops around this iconic Livermore, CA location! This client is an avid reader so it was really fun to take some portraits that highlighted that interest, […]

September 1, 2021

Livermore Library Senior Portraits | 1 of 3

California, Seniors, 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