The Best of 2016!

This year has been full of fun and exciting projects.  When I was building this post I couldn’t believe all that I accomplished during the past year.  I landed my first magazine cover, which was a huge bucket list item … Continue reading

Chicago Feature: Family and Newborn Photoshoot

There is nothing better than photographing dear friends.  Friends that you have known since before parenthood and share so many memories with.  So when this family welcomed a baby girl into the world, I was honored to fly out to … Continue reading

Big News! Introducing Make & Taste

What is Make & Taste?  It’s a children’s lifestyle and food blog. I’m so excited to finally share Make & Taste with you.  My friends and family know my love of baking and cooking and I’m now passing on my … Continue reading

Behind the Cover: July Issue Holl and Lane Magazine

On July 1st, Holl and Lane Magazine will launch the 8th issue and I’m so excited that one of my images was chosen for the cover.  The image choose was captured many months ago and I wanted to share some … Continue reading

So Darn Cute! Children and Baby Product Photography

It’s no surprise that products created for children and babies are so darn cute.  Over the past three years as a mom and taking numerous families portraits, these products are always a fun detail to add to an image.  I have … Continue reading

Honoring Mom

This week I wanted to say Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms I have had the honor of photographing over the years.  Cheers to you and everything you do for your kids.  Wishing you a weekend full of pampering … Continue reading

Easy Editing Tips: Lightroom and Snapseed Applications

This week I wanted to demonstrate some quick editing tips to show you how a great image can turn into an amazing image.  I recall one of my photography school instructors quoting Ansel Adams “You don’t take an image, you create … Continue reading