Crystal Lake, Il Photography


By on Sep 8, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Crystal Lake Illinois Senior Photographer.  That’s right!  That’s me!  I still pinch myself when I see that and associate my name with that title!  I am constantly honored and blessed I live this life and have this J_O_B!  Seriously!   Let me introduce you to Bryanne! She’s a Senior this year at Crystal Lake Central! Home of the Tigers’!  I’ve known Bryanne for years along with her family! It gets me a little teary eyed to realize I’ve known Bryanne since she was a little girl! Nows she’s a Senior in highschool! Seriously!? LOL During our session, Bryanne’s mom was with to make sure her gorgeous hair was just right, and to watch her beautiful daughter shine during her session. I loved hearing about the caring heart Bryanne has. One thing in particular is her work with Tiger Buddies! She helps her peers in the Life Skills Progam with their every day activities, even sitting with them at lunch. Wow, just wow! I am so proud of the young woman you have become, Bryanne, and I’m honored to have captured these memories for you! Love...

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By on Jun 28, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 2 comments

I was so excited to have these adorable identical twin girls in my studio, for their newborn session. I even had my photographer friend, Nicole co shoot the session with me! These sweet girls were 13 days new when they came to see me! I really love to photograph newborns! I get to cuddle and love on them, yet give them back! LOL I can’t wait to see these little girls grow!  Newborn photography takes great patience.  The froggy pose of them together took about 20 minutes of soothing to get the shot! It was worth it for sure!  I hope you enjoy these cuties as much as I...

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By on Apr 22, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

I always love a good Cake Smash Photo Session, right in my Crystal Lake studio!!  I have 3 kiddos, 11,9 and 5- so I love to see these little ones and get my baby fix!   These one year olds that come to see me, most of the time have never tasted sweets before! Give them a cake with some buttercream and lots of frosting, and you are sure to get some silly faces! I first met Madilyn when she was in her Mommy’s tummy, and took her newborn photos as well. I was so excited to be ask to take Madilyn’s one year cake smash photos as well! Thanks for coming to see me Madilyn! I hope you enjoyed your party! XOXO...

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By on Mar 24, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

I love being a Crystal Lake Family Photographer!  Denise and Elizabeth contacted me to photograph their twins, Nate and Oliver!  I was excited for this session for a little over a months time! I love when I get to photograph twins. There is such a special bond between them. I simply loved the way this beautiful family interacted with each other. It melted my heart. I wanted to snuggle these boys all day, but their Mommies wanted to take them home! The boys were having their First Birthday party just a couple weeks later, I sure hope they had a great time with their cake!   LOL I had a fabulous time with this family and hope to see them again! XOXOXO...

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By on Dec 13, 2015 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Hello! I am so excited to finally share my Christmas Mini Sessions with you!   Christmas In The Barn, Holiday Sessions! These sessions were held in early November, in Woodstock. Linda Bruce, owner of Soulful Praries, was gracious enough to grant us full access to her gorgeous property the day of our shoot. A session like this requires months of planning, shopping and collaborating. We actually had tons of our own props to help style, but still required a little help from some local vendors. I was excited to enlist the help of Apple Creek Flowers. Elizabeth and her team are cutting edge! They are amazing to work with! They beautifully styled the garland, wreaths, swag, lanterns and potted plant. I highly recommend working with them for any of your upcoming floral needs! We also decided to rent the gorgeous couch, featured inside the barn, from Erasistable Vintage Rentals and Styling. I was first told about Julie a couple years ago from a client. Julie has quite the collection at her St. Charles warehouse, I was seriously in awe when I went there one time. Her attention to detail, creative eye and personal touch make her styling Erasistable! 😉 Last, I’ve known Santa for years! At least 15. He is the uncle of my husbands best friend and business partner. He is an amazing Santa. Everyone loves him. I hope you love these photos as much as I poured my heart into them. Thanks again to everyone who was a part of this day, we were truly blessed with gorgeous weather, helpful vendors, an amazing location and AWESOME...

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