Category Archives: children

Rowan Newborn ~ Chicago & Evanston Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

My goodness, I feel like I’ve known this sweet family forever, so it is sometimes hard to believe I only shot Becca & Al’s engagement session not even 5 years ago!! It has been such an honor to get to know them since then… to grow into dear friends, and to document their beautiful life...

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!!!

University of Chicago Fall Mini Sessions

The sweetest families joined us for our first round of Chicago mini sessions a couple weeks ago and I hope these make you smile as much as they did me when I took them!! Love these people!! Enjoy 🙂 The sweetest!! XOXO

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...

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