Category Archives: film

Family Time Away on Film

We escaped to a couple of Airbnb’s in Michigan in April before life started to get busy again and it was so good for our souls. We’ve been quarantining safely at home during the pandemic, and thought we could use a little more space to roam and fresh air to breathe – so we decided...

Ruby Newborn ~ Chicago Lifestyle Newborn Photographer on Film

I absolutely adore getting to be welcomed into the sacred space of someone’s home as they welcome a new baby into their family. There is really nothing like that quiet excitement and peaceful joy that comes with a new baby. I loved getting to witness Hannah & Eric fall so easily into this family of...

Our Life Behind the Scenes ~ Chicago Lifestyle Family Photographer

We’re in the midst of crazy busy fall wedding & portrait season, so I’ve been pretty awful about sharing personal posts on here lately… so in the meantime, I thought I’d share some photos I snapped of our family off and on throughout the year so far instead! I dropped the ball on doing this regularly...

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...

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