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high school senior portraits. squad portraits. (oh yes, that chicken dance will live for eternity. 😉 ) family portraits. engagement portraits. wedding portraits. …and now, family/maternity portraits. 🙂 getting to photograph these two beautiful friends in their many milestones has been nothing short of a joy for me. and now to see them on the edge […]

I like to tell stories of my childhood/teenage years growing up… mostly because I either have THE most rose-colored glasses when I look back at those years OR it really was a most incredible time to grow up. *hand squeezed lemonade at the local ice cream shop we all worked at on the fourth of july […]

why do I blog about the people I spend time with who choose to stand in front of my lens? I could just post the photographs and call it a day. but in a world that is full of mindless scrolls, of 180 characters or less, blogging allows me to slow down and to talk […]

their were four of us kids growing up in our house on elm street just outside of chicago. my older sister kate, me, my younger sister betsy + my younger brother josh. I don’t remember everything about growing up, but I do remember a lot… looking back, I feel like maybe we were some of […]

pieces of proverbs 31 in The Message translation: “…a good woman is hard to find, and worth far more than diamonds. …she’s up before dawn, preparing breakfast for her family and organizing her day. …she looks over a field and buys it, then, with money she’s put aside, plants a garden. …first thing in the […]

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