A Mount Ida Wedding | Charlottesville, Virginia

February 12, 2018

The day started at the bride’s parents’ house, and I couldn’t think of a better way to begin the best day of your life. Their home was so warm and inviting, bustling with friends and family enjoying coffee and breakfast while the girls had their hair and make-up done. With the fire going and the […]


Best of 2017 | Chicago Photographer

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, […]


Julie and Josh Wedding | Second Shooting

August 24, 2017

The fabulous thing about being a second shooter for a wedding is that you show up on the wedding day, take the pictures, then you go home! While I love photographing weddings, the post production process is quite daunting. It’s nice to actually be able to enjoy the wedding day and be the helper. The […]


Katelyn James Workshop Experience

June 27, 2017

Where to begin….I’ve been following Katelyn’s blog for several years now, and I will admit that she is the reason I became a photographer. When I found out that she is exactly my age, she is from my home state and taught herself everything she knows (no degree in photography, no fancy certificate or higher […]