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Chicago Family & Lifestyle Photographer

Well, friends – after photographing families and lifestyle sessions for the past 14 years – I finally updated our website to reflect that!! I have always photographed newborn, maternity, kid & family sessions – but in the past 10 years especially – it was always second to our wedding work and bookings. This year obviously...

Fall Family Mini Sessions Chicago

Gompers park never disappoints for fall photos and this year was no different!! Here’s a look at our latest mini sessions with the sweetest families! The cutest loves!!!

Spring Chicago Mini Sessions

Well we had the craziest weather this spring in Chicago (if you can even call it that!) so not much was blooming for our spring minis as I had hoped – BUT – we did have the most beautiful 70 degree day – so I can’t complain!! I also got to spend the day with...

Emilia Jane Head Shots on Film ~ Beautiful Session

I had the best time photographing the beautiful, Emilia, of Emilia Jane Photography to get some updated head shots on film for her! We met at her home downtown and captured her in her element there – wearing her always classic black and white. 😉 (On brand, Em!) Here are some of my favorites from her...

Evanston & Chicago Extended Family Photography

I know a lot of photographers who shudder at the idea of shooting an entire extended family session – but I have to say – I literally LOVE these shoots!! Maybe it’s the fact I’m a mom now and I can see my whole family in my clients’ families when I do these sessions…. doting...

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chicago & worldwide

Christy & James are Chicago based but happily travel anywhere in the world that beautiful love stories take them!