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Full-time photographer, mom-boss, wife, and dog lover. Probably binging a true crime podcast while I edit. Speaks fluent memes + sarcasm, but loves people. Welcome to my blog.

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Where do I even start with this gorgeous wedding?! From the backdrop of downtown Chicago in the fall (one of the best times to visit Chitown, if you ask me) to the soft blush color palate with romantic details to the head-over-heels in love couple, this wedding was a dream come true to photograph. Add […]

Recently, I’ve gotten a few emails and Facebook messages asking me (me? say what?) for advice on how to get started photographing weddings professionally. First of all, let me just say this is incredibly flattering that anyone would ask me this – I am a baby in the world of wedding photography and can only […]

Last Friday, my beautiful model Tori Ladner and I trekked through mountains (literal mountains that even my Hunter wellies couldn’t defer, thank you winter snowpocolypse of midwest doom) of snow to take some bridal inspiration shots at a local park in Sterling, Illinois. Tori was here for weekend and agreed to don her bridal gown […]