Category Archives: Family Photographer


I met these girls after photographing a senior they knew…small world, I actually went to high school with their mom! Well, these girls were just how you would expect teen and preteen sisters to be. It is definitely a love-hate relationship (sisters, can you relate?) It may have been a super chilly day for our…

The Smith Family

There is nothing more fun that photographing a family who loves to laugh! My family has knows the Smiths ever since my husband went to college with Brad. I photographed this family years ago, and they were just as fun then. I don’t think I have ever laughed so hard at a session.

Not Just a Great Haircut | Lake Villa Family Photographer

Shannon is the amazing woman who saves my hair every six weeks or so…greys can’t stop her! But she is a lot more than that, she is a wonderful mom of an amazing blended family. Both her and her husband collectively have the most polite and fun kids. They are an amazing little Brady Bunch.

A Special Family | Salem Family Photographer

This family was extra special to us…well, especially Annika since she was Annika’s 4th grade teacher! Of course, I always have a soft spot for teachers, but Mrs. Baumhardt is an extra special teacher! Not only that, but her husband is an amazing police officer. We met at Hastings Lake on a very cold day….