September 11, 2018   |   children, family

Even though summer is officially over, my Chicago beach mini sessions are still going strong!

I met Samantha and her family at my favorite Chicago beach for a sunset photo session full of giggles, splashes, and the tail-end of summer light (which happens to be my favorite). Here are some shots from our time together.

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August 17, 2018   |   baby, family, maternity

Jessica is due any day now. Luckily, I got to shoot her maternity photos before the baby made an appearance! Jessica joined me at a beach on the north side and was totally game for the dreamy, beachy maternity session I’d envisioned. She even bought this gorgeous dress on Amazon–and for less than $40–knowing that we were just going to dunk it in the lake.

What can I say about this session, other than that it is the kind of stuff photographers’ dreams are made of? I’m so, so happy with how these turned out, and I hope Jessica remembers this time of her life–and how beautiful and strong she was–forever.

Interested in a beachy mini session, yourself? I’ve got some coming up in the next couple of months! Shoot me an email.

Here are the sneak peeks from Jessica’s shoot…



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August 13, 2018   |   baby, children, family


Last weekend, I shot little Eleanor and her family at one of my favorite Chicago beaches. To date, this is one of my favorite family shoots, and there are a few reasons why: great lighting, a beautiful location, a little styling, and–of course–an adorable family!

I’m offering beach mini sessions from now through early fall. If you are interested in a shoot, contact me ASAP–these will fill up quickly!

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