How long have you two been together? We’ve been together since July of 2014. The exact date is under dispute (Ali says it was the 20th, Chris maintains it was earlier, we’ve compromised on July 17th as our anniversary date). When did you meet? Don’t leave out any cute details. We met as theatre students […]

These two made my heart sink into my chest so hard. I was all smiles when capturing this beautiful Garfield Conservatory proposal. Taylor had already proposed to Michelle when Michelle came up with the idea to do her own proposal. She decided the Garfield Park Conservatory would be the perfect backdrop. Accompanied by her own […]

Zoe and Mike invited me over to document the growth of their bellies AND their relationship. Yes, we really did plan an engagement session around pizza and beer. Yes, they totally knocked it out of the park and I love all of these dearly. Zoe is actually an old friend of mine from middle school […]

Working with this little family was a breeze. The little guy was a bit shy at first but we let him do his own thing and he cheered up for some shots. I personally like when kids show this side of themself, it’s very telling of their personality. But I can see how a Mother […]

I met Gia through Dana. Dana kindly asked Gia to share her apartment for her session so I did one with Gia as a thank you! We all had SO much fun. We chatted about everything from boudoir photography to mental health care. Gia works as a therapist so we bonded over that as I […]

Enjoy these photographs of a cute family walking through Volo Bog State Natural Area in Ingleside, Illinois.


Sometimes being a photographer entails you to some lively functions. This was one of them! I’d never been to Nellcote before but the surrounding area is so cozy and cute. Lots of people enjoy themselves in these neat little nooks. I love that about Chicago! The food was delicious and the company was lively. Thanks […]