Alice shoots Amanda and Joe

Venue: Builders BLDG Planner: Lara Ziemba Flowers / Decor: Revel Catering: Dine|amic Group DJ: Joe Nardi Videographer: Benjamin Foote Hair: Salon Buzz: Cari Kalvelage & Dina Mountanis Makeup: Mireielle’s Studio: Mireille Hamon Jewelry: Blue Nile

February 18, 2018 read more

Alice shoots Katya and Jon

This is Jon, possibly doing a dance move before meeting his bride… And this is Katya and Jon, who Alice photographed in the West Loop this past fall. It was threatening rain, but the couple wanted to get out and have some fun before their ceremony… They stopped into the new Emporium Fulton Market for […]

January 24, 2018 read more

Braxton shoots Molly and Pat

We love photographing at Chicago Athletic Association at JLP, especially when the couple is as lovely as Molly and Patrick. Braxton arrived to witness the finishing touches on Molly’s dress, and to see the reactions as she showed her bridal party her gorgeous Elizabeth Fillmore dress. Meanwhile, Pat was getting ready in another room. What […]

January 19, 2018 read more

Braxton shoots Kelly and Ryan

It was a bright and sunny Saturday when Braxton headed to the northern suburbs to photograph Kelly and Ryan’s big day! He started out at Kelly’s family home, where there was an essential portrait that needed to be captured… After the pooch pics, Kelly put on her beautiful Volles Bridal dress. Kelly’s dad and her […]

January 9, 2018 read more

One Tail at a Time

It’s one of my favorite nights of the year: One Tail at a Time’s Houndstooth Ball! It’s the annual gala fundraiser for this amazing dog rescue, wherein dogs and their humans come together to socialize, enjoy treats and party, all while raising money to help find homes for needy pups. There are auctions, too, both […]

December 10, 2017 read more

Alice shoots Megan and Ben

It was a warm September day when Alice and Braxton arrived to photograph Megan and Ben’s wedding day. Megan was enjoying some time with her mom and friends as she put on the finishing touches for her day, and enjoying a little pre-photo Bloody! Meanwhile, Ben had arrived at Montrose Harbor, where he was getting […]

December 4, 2017 read more

Max

I photographed Eliza and Mike’s wedding a few years ago, and was thrilled when they called, asking me to photograph their newborn son, Max! We met up at the Botanic Garden on a chilly day… Max wasn’t having it!! After a few pictures outside, we headed in to the warmth of one of the greenhouses. […]

December 3, 2017 read more

Samara’s Birthday Party

Samara’s friends and family gathered recently to celebrate her birthday. Her parents had a party full of fun and surprises waiting for her, and asked me to take pictures of the festivities. Soon after everyone had arrived, Samara’s parents asked her to wait in the hall for her first gift. She was so excited! Her […]

December 3, 2017 read more

Sarah and Matt

I photographed Sarah and Matt’s wedding last summer, and I was so happy when they invited me out a few weeks ago for a maternity shoot! I’m excited for these two amazing people– they’re going to be amazing parents. Their baby is so lucky! We met up for our shoot next to the lake as […]

November 22, 2017 read more

Greyson and Elle

Elle just turned one! To celebrate, she and her family came over to my house for a portrait session. Look at the big smile on the birthday girl! Elle’s brother Greyson had a photoshoot with me on his first birthday, too! I can’t believe how much he’s grown!! Greyson loved the swing in my backyard. […]

November 21, 2017 read more

Backyard Sessions

Earlier this fall, I held a Backyard Photoshoot Session at my house. I had cookies, apple cider and fall-themed backdrops set up in the yard. Families signed up for 20 minute sessions throughout the day… and I had a blast. I loved catching up with some of my returning families and meeting some new faces. […]

November 21, 2017 read more

Brennan

This little guy is named Brennan! A few years back, I photographed Brennan’s parent’s wedding, and I was thrilled when they called me, asking to photograph the newest addition to their family. We met at a park near Brennan’s home and got to work right away. He was more than game for the photoshoot– very […]

November 21, 2017 read more

Elle

Earlier this fall, I was able to spend a few days with family in my hometown of Brazil, Indiana. And while I was there, I scheduled a few portrait sessions with a few fellow Brazilians. Elle needed some senior portraits taken and asked if I could help out. Of course!! The sky was cloudless and […]

November 19, 2017 read more

Redding

It had been almost two years since I had last seen Redding, and I was excited to see him and his parents again. This little boy was pretty excited, too, ready to explore the park and have fun! After posing for a few pictures with his parents, Redding was off and running. All these pictures […]

November 18, 2017 read more

Sylvia

Say ‘hello’ to baby Sylvia! She -along with her parents- met me at the Lincoln Park Lily Pond a few weeks ago for a family portrait session. Sylvia was bright-eyed and ready to go when I arrived. Isn’t she adorable? Sylvia was so interested in my camera… it was motivation enough to keep her head […]

November 18, 2017 read more

Cohen

Who would’ve thought that the nephew of a photographer would be so camera shy? My nephew Cohen sure is, as I found out earlier this fall when we had a photoshoot. He was not having it… so mad that I wouldn’t stop taking pictures. I even took a shoe to the camera. I just don’t […]

November 10, 2017 read more

Ryker and Ary

While I was in Indiana recently visiting family, I was able to schedule some shoots with other friends from my hometown. This is Ann and her kids Ryker and Ary. We all met up at the park near my family’s home for their photoshoot. Ryker and Ary are so much fun… and they both brought […]

November 10, 2017 read more