THESE TWOOO!!!! It’s safe to say that I’m obsessed with them and their love story… read on to hear why!! After pharmacy school, Kate and Shane both found themselves in Boston for fellowship programs. As fate would have it, they not only worked at the same company but they also lived in the same apartment […]

Kate and Shane’s Boston Engagement Session

Hi, dear friends. First looks are a hot topic for so many brides, and I’m here today to help you make the right decision for what works best for your wedding day, and for you as a couple!!! So what’s a first look you ask?? It’s that intimate moment between bride and groom before the […]

Is a First Look right for you?

I can’t lie… working from home can be the BEST!!! No long commutes, you don’t have to iron clothes or style your hair (messy buns for days!!), and you can pet your cat in the middle of the day!! Working from home is SO great that sometimes it’s hard to focus on the actual work […]

Tips for Working from Home

It was the dead of February in Chicago and the sun hadn’t shone in what felt like WEEKS… when one Sunday we were blessed with the most vibrant pastel sunrise. I had the honor of spending the morning with Cassie – my galpal and fellow Chicago photographer – and her awesome boyfriend Mark. These two […]

Cassie and Mark Chicago Sunrise Session

Hi there, friend!! As a professional photographer, I know of a few tips + tricks to make Instagram feeds pretty (it is my job, after all!!!) And since I just loooove spilling the good stuff, read on for my strategies! They’re super easy-to-follow and best of all, you can start using them TODAY!! Space My […]

How to Get a Pretty Instagram Feed

Jamie + James are some of the happiest, smiliest, most joy-radiating people I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with!!! After capturing their wedding last June (where I stayed well beyond my end-time just to dance + party with them + their guests), I left the wedding truly feeling like I made 2 dear friends!! […]

Jamie and James snowy couples session

WOW did this wedding set the bar high for 2020!!! We celebrated Jenny + Bob on a snowy Saturday in Chicago and the day was just perfect from start to finish. From Jenny’s stunning lace gown, to Bob’s sweet handwritten vows, to the upscale decor at Loft Lucia, every detail was full of intention!! Wanna […]

Jenny and Bob’s Loft Lucia Wedding

Earlier this month, I hosted the CUTEST brunch for my brides at DL Loft!!! It was the perfect excuse to dress up, drink bubbly, and chat all things weddings! My 2019 brides shared their their planning expertise, while my 2020’s got alllll the wedding inspiration from the greatest event planner + designer herself, Debi Lilly!! […]

Bride’s Brunch at DL Loft

Pop the confetti + cue the happy dancing… Boone and Kelsey are ENGAGED!!!!! Capturing this epic moment for two people who are so perfect together was a career highlight FOR SURE. Before popping the question, Boone thoughtfully planned a surprise scavenger hunt for Kelsey around the city and got their closest friends and family involved. […]

Downtown Chicago proposal

Cheers to 2020!! It’s a new year, a new start, and that means there’s no better time to commit to some New Years resolutions. You’ve got a sparkly rock on your ring finger and you’ve officially taken on the title of fiancé (yayyy!) So how do you slay at this thing called wedding planning, all while […]

5 New Years Resolutions for the bride-to-be