Firehouse Chicago Wedding | Laura & Jacob

Firehouse Chicago Wedding | Laura & Jacob

I had such a wonderful time capturing Laura & Jacob's beautiful wedding at Firehouse Chicago this past weekend!! These two gems are truly the sweetest!! Talk about wedding goals! From Laura's stunning florals, their amazing cake (created by a very special friend) marigold bridesmaids dresses, big star tacos for their guests and THE cutest puppy, their day was a gem to capture!

Northwest Suburbs Family Session | The "S" Family

Northwest Suburbs Family Session | The "S" Family

It's been a beautiful summer week full of gorgeous sunsets and one of my favorite families!! I am so happy to see the same sweet faces every year for family sessions! For this session, I found a brand new location that I am absolutely in love with!

Lehmann Mansion Wedding | Samantha & Diego

Lehmann Mansion Wedding | Samantha & Diego


Samantha & Diego truly had the perfect wedding day at the stunningly gorgeous Lehmann Mansion! From their first look under a shaded grove of trees to Samantha's epic dress (I mean c'mon) and amazing bridal party, Samantha & Diego's fun and color filled day tied together their beautiful relationship together!

My Favorite Wedding Venues

My Favorite Wedding Venues

With hundreds of amazing venues in Chicago and the suburbs to choose from, it can be a tough choice to pick your dream venue! Today I’ll be sharing with you my favorite wedding venues to capture events and beautiful weddings at (so far, this list is going to grow I’m sure). Enjoy!

Lincoln Park Family Portrait Session | The "N" Family

Lincoln Park Family Portrait Session | The "N" Family

I absolutely love capturing family sessions in beautiful Lincoln Park! From the Lily Pond to the Peggy Noteabart Museum, there are so many fun locations for family portrait sessions! The "N" family and I met during a gorgeous summer morning for their session!

Metropolis Ballroom Wedding | Tom & Laura

Metropolis Ballroom Wedding | Tom & Laura

Laura & Tom's adventure began years ago after discovering their love and passion for books! From one of their first outings at the Arlington Heights Public Library to collecting books from their travels across the world together, these two have written a one of a kind amazing love story!

The Greatest Show | The Everyday Mom Life

The Greatest Show | The Everyday Mom Life

If you aren’t following along with Rachel Quenzer of The Everyday Mom Life, there’s still plenty of time left in the day! When Rachel connected with me to capture her little ones birthday party with a very special theme in mind, I jumped at the opportunity!

Grand Lake Wedding | Debbie & Jake

Grand Lake Wedding | Debbie & Jake

The first time I met this beautiful bride was in 8th grade! We met in choir class and all I remember from that day was her amazing voice. It lit up a room and had an absolutely amazing smile to match. Over the years we shared a friendship and that will always truly be near and dear to my heart! Fast forward a few years down the road, Debbie shared with me that she had met someone special. From the moment I met Jake and saw the way Debbie looked at him, I knew that this man was truly the one for her and her amazing heart.

Cress Creek Wedding | Karen & Ryan

Cress Creek Wedding | Karen & Ryan

I can't say enough about how wonderful these two are! From the moment I met Karen and Ryan over coffee at our favorite coffee shop (Starbucks of course), I fell in love with their amazing personalities, their love for adventure and their sense of humor!

Denver Family Portrait Session | The "S" Family

Denver Family Portrait Session | The "S" Family

I first met this beautiful mom of two in high-school years (way too many years ago, let's just leave it at that) ago! On my recent trip to Denver, we had the opportunity to catch up and to capture her sweet little family high in the mountains of Evergreen, Colorado!

East Bank Club Wedding | Giovanna & Brendan

East Bank Club Wedding | Giovanna & Brendan

Giovanna & Brendan met and fell in love in high-school in the halls of St. Ignatius! When it came to their wedding day, they tied in their gorgeous alma-mater for their first look and ceremony before celebrating with their family and friends at the East Bank Club! 

Couples Session at Red Rocks | Becca & Charlie

Couples Session at Red Rocks | Becca & Charlie

I had such an amazing time with Becca, Charlie, and their sweet puppy Booger at Red Rocks Amphitheater earlier this week for a fun couples session!

Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus Wedding | Meredith & Brett

Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus Wedding | Meredith & Brett

I had so much fun celebrating these two on their wedding day at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus last weekend! From their adorable first look to sharing moments with their bridal party of close friends and loved ones, their wedding day was an honor to capture! 

Rocky Mountain Engagement Session | Samantha & Diego

Rocky Mountain Engagement Session | Samantha & Diego

This week has been full of so many lovely adventures in my home away from home, Colorado! The stars aligned and I was lucky enough to catch up with Samantha & Diego for their engagement session in Rocky Mountain National Park!

Glen Ellyn Family Session | The "A" Family

Glen Ellyn Family Session | The "A" Family

Where did three years go?! I remember when these two cuties were just little itty bitty babies!! I got quite a surprise last weekend when this gorgeous momma let me know these two are going to be big sisters! I can't wait to meet their sweet new addition in the fall.

Morton Grove Family Portrait Session | The "B" Family

Morton Grove Family Portrait Session | The "B" Family

Capturing beautiful family smiles under the Saturday sun is the only way I love to spend my summer days! I met this sweet little family at their beautiful family home in Morton Grove.

Chicago Riverwalk Engagement Session | Ryan & Karen

Chicago Riverwalk Engagement Session | Ryan & Karen

Happy Friday and hello sunny skies! I had the BEST time exploring Pilsen and enjoying a beautiful sunset on the Chicago Riverwalk this past weekend with these two! It's so great spending time with my couples and finding out all the amazing things they love about each other.

Arlington Heights Senior Portrait Session | Madelyn

Arlington Heights Senior Portrait Session | Madelyn

With the spring refusing to show its face, Madelyn's mother and I had to get a little creative with our plans for her senior portrait session! With its lush backdrops of flowers and exotic plant and perfect light, I always love visiting the Chicago Botanical Gardens in Glencoe!