Theatre Week Kickoff Party!

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 in Arts, City of Chicago, Party | No Comments
Theatre Week Kickoff Party!

The League of Chicago Theatres is a phenomenal resource for the performing arts in a city that’s overflowing with talent. They work tirelessly to make stage productions available and accessible to everyone at every stage of life, including organizing a week of discounted tickets for over 100 productions. To kick off this year’s Chicago Theatre […]

Even Van Gogh never had such a good time!

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 in Children, City of Chicago, Family, Party | No Comments
Even Van Gogh never had such a good time!

The last time I worked with this family was for their baby shower at the Trump International Hotel back in 2011. I can hardly believe it, but that little fetus just turned three years old (!) and I recently got to photograph his colorful, messy, most-excellent birthday party at Easel Art Studio here in Chicago. The kiddos […]

A Newborn for a New Sister!

Posted on Feb 6, 2015 in Children, Family, Portrait Session | No Comments
A Newborn for a New Sister!

It’s undeniably exciting to have a new baby in the house… and even more exciting when there’s an older sibling in the mix! I’ve had the honor of photographing this family for a long time and I couldn’t be happier that they now have TWO adorable little girls. Here are a few pictures from this fun […]

Everyday Project: 2014 Year In Review

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Arts, Photographer's life | No Comments
Everyday Project: 2014 Year In Review

Back in January of 2014 I assigned a semester long project to my Photography II students at Judson University. It was quite literally an Everyday Project… make one photo a day worth keeping and share it on a tumblr page for critique and grade. To set a good example I participated in the project along […]

Some Camelids For A Snowy Day

Posted on Jan 4, 2015 in Photographer's life | No Comments
Some Camelids For A Snowy Day

My amazing mother-in-law has a budding organization/business called Nimby Acre, home to a handful of llamas and one adorable alpaca. Every time we visit, my toddler loses her mind with happiness because she gets to feed (and in some cases ride) a llama. Talk about kiddo heaven! And being the city dweller I am, I […]