My sweet, cuddle, adorable, magical humans. Laura and Jon met at University of Illinois. They were in the marching band together and "remember that time at band-camp".... no no just kidding. These two are hikers, nature lovers & music connoisseurs. Laura and Jon wanted to capture their engagement photos at The Morton Arboretum because Jon proposed there. They were so adventurous and patient with all my "OMG this spot" need to stop a million times along our time together.
To say I am little obsessed with the colors in this wedding is an understatement. The mix of vintage and modern feel to the Danada House, the perfect time of day to shoot (minus the cold) and the "up for anything" attitude of the bridal party... even smoke bombs! I couldn't ask for anything more. Julia, Brian and I got to know each other this past spring walking through the woods for their engagement session. They are fantastic people and complement each other perfectly, so
I love reconnecting with families on an annual basis. It is so fun to watch the kids grow up and to think of new ideas for the session. You can't just do the same things... 'cause that was so last year! This summer The Anderson Family wanted to do a red, white and blue theme since we were shooting so close to Independence Day. The family had a little breakfast picnic that included red, white and blue sprinkled donuts. After breakfast we wondered Lincoln Park for some lovel
Well, almost.... My brother and sister-in-law will be celebrating 5 years married this fall. We unfortunately don't get to all be together that often, so we try to have as much fun while we can. During their visit this week we went kayaking on the Fox River, played yard game Olympics (Can-Jam, Croquet, boccie, big jenga and badminton), western burbs brewery tour and squeezed in a 20min photoshoot. I totally guilted my brother into it. I needed a cute couple try out some new
My dear friends Sarah and Erik have officially brought their first human into the world. Little Mila Marie came somewhat early to the party but luckily Mom and Dad were ready for her... for the most part :) The crib may or may not have been put together while Sarah was still in the hospital. No judgement! The nursery was adorable with little pooh bear details everywhere. Everyone is doing awesome and Mila couldn't be cuter. Congrats you guys! #familyportraits #newbornphoto
Congratulations to Brittany and James! They recently welcomed their baby boy, Vincent into the world and allowed me the pleasure of hanging out with them. He did so great! Grandma and Grandpa were in town and were able to get into the action as well as the dog! We had some serious outtakes from the full family portrait. Whisky isn't sure about her postiion as #2 quite yet :) #lifestylephotography #portraitphotography #newborns #familyphotography #babies #napervillephotograph