Italy 2019 – Rome, Sorrento, Siena and more

This September myself and 23 of our friends (who feel like family) were lucky enough thanks to the Hughes' to head to Italy yet again for a two week adventure. We stayed near the spanish steps in Rome, visited the Vatican (where Jake was shit on by a bird ... just scroll and you'll see…

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The Children’s Home Project in Honduras // April 2019

If there is one gift that carrying a camera has given to me - it's the introduction to the community of The Children's Home Project in Honduras. No matter how hard I try - my time spent there has broke open and changed my heart forever. I've met some of my best friends - the…

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My Favorite Moments of 2017

Years keep passing faster and faster. It blows me away to look back at each year and reflect on the amount of people I've met, photographed and created relationships with. Every year at this time I find myself pouring over the works of photographers who I admire and wishing, "why can't I take photos that…

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Micaela + Rob + Ziggy in Chicago, IL

Oh man. You know what's the best? Seeing incredible humans get married - and then years later seeing how their life has formed and changed and become something even more beautiful. That's these two. Their wedding was one of the most memorable for me - and they have always been one of the most kind…

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Reese & Renee // A Morning In-Home Session

Reese and Renee are a husband and wife photographer team. They met in Ohio - were married there - and then promptly packed their bags and moved to Hawaii for a year. They photographed intimate weddings, elopements and more and decided it was time to find their way back to the midwest. They chose Grand Rapids…

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Italy // The Trip of a Lifetime

It's hard for me to even write about this trip because it was truly one of the best two weeks of my life. It's been awhile since I've traveled and NOT had to take photos for work. (Not complaining about the latter - just saying). It's also been awhile since I've been able to travel…

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Samantha + Mari // Chicago is for Lovers

  Samantha and Mari are truly partners in life. After photographing their wedding almost exactly a year ago - I was invited to Chicago to surprise Mari for a little engagement shoot. Thanks to his amazing wife - he was dressed to a TEE and the weather was incredible considering it was February. We wandered…

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2015 // favorites + more

  There's so much to say about 2015 - but I just don't have the words to say it. For me - 2015 was the year that I married Jake. It was the year that we bought a house. It was the year that at the end of the wedding season I felt equally drained…

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2014 // a wrap-up

    When I look through these images it's impossible for me not to get a little emotional. It's easy to look at this post and see a bunch of photos. But what changes it from something ordinary to something extraordinary is understanding and realizing that these images are actually moments. These are little snap…

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Chrissy + Justin // Lexington, KY Engagement Session

  There is something SO refreshing about traveling to new places to take photos. Shooting in the same field near my house can become pretty mundane - and although I still love it and do my best to take unique photos - there's nothing that can beat fresh new terrain. My two best gals and…

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