December 5, 2018

You may remember this family from their fall photo session in Chicago last year. Well, it’s pretty amazing what one year can change! Lifestyle newborn sessions are some of my favorite things to photograph, and this mama totally got my style. She definitely did not want a very posed look with props and the whole […]

October 30, 2018

I am sure you remember this family from last fall. How could we forget the effortless, good old fashioned fun they were sharing together? You felt like you could just jump right in there with them. At the time going through a hard season, our photo session actually became a release, an exhale, a chance to […]

May 15, 2018

If you’re a fan of monograms and all things preppy, then you’re going to love this post! I instantly fell in love the moment I walked into Bethany’s home. It was filled with all the blue & white porcelain you could hope to collect, and tastefully placed monograms in each room. When she wrapped baby […]

April 10, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I talked about the differences between Posed Newborn Photography (PNP) and Lifestyle Newborn Photography (LNP). While there are certainly pros and cons to both, and as I said the style you choose is totally a matter of preference, I wanted to share why I have chosen to exclusively do LNP […]

March 26, 2018

If you’re on Pinterest at all, you’ve probably noticed two different trends in newborn photography lately. One of them is more posed and the other more natural/organic. For the client, the style you choose is really a matter of preference. What’s important, though, is doing your homework to see what type of style photographers market […]

March 16, 2018

Can I say that I am loving the neutral wall colors that are so trendy these days? They never fail to give me the perfect lighting scenario for my Lifestyle Newborn sessions. Bring on more gray! I was so impressed with this Boho Chic nursery with all the blue touches for this baby boy. Mom […]

February 20, 2018

I’ve said it before, but first time parents are the sweetest to watch with their new child. There is no handbook or manual to teach us how to do this, but somehow instincts always kick in and mom & dad become naturals at caring and loving for their newborn. Maybe it’s because there aren’t other […]

January 29, 2018

I really worked with some of the most amazing people in 2017. It was a task coming up with my favorites, so there are a lot, as a heads up. These photos are sweet, silly, intimate, emotional and overflowing with light and life. Every time I look at them I want to giggle, tear up, […]

October 5, 2017

You’ll notice that basically the first half of my blog images here are of these two sisters just having a fantastic time. While mom was nursing and getting the newborn ready for photos, we had some time to jump on the bed and laugh hysterically at dad. These instantly became some of my favorite images […]

August 9, 2017

You may remember Beth and Jim’s Pregnancy Announcement from earlier this year – well, we’re back and this time baby boy is HERE! It was such a joy to be able to document these friends when their baby was as small as a sesame seed in Beth’s belly, to now as they hold him in their […]

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