Fun, elegant and story-telling portraits of modern parenthood & life with baby.
Also known as: Hospital Newborn Sessions, Fresh48 Sessions or Sibling meetings. Offer the opportunity to document the very moment your family members meet baby.
Newborn photo sessions and films are designed to capture a family portrait as well as genuine interactions. Sessions are fun and real and take place in your home between 10 days to 3 months after baby arrives. Our session planning will help you feel prepared, and camera ready. We will incorporate creative newborn photos that are unique to your family.
Having a family photo-shoot should not feel like a chore. Sessions are FUN for everyone. Photographs will capture the authentic feeling of your family while making sure to freeze your memories in the best light. Sessions allow for enough time for everyone to get comfortable and to be themselves. Prep guides are included so that you feel prepared and look your best.
I have been working with birthing people, families and babies for ten years. With a great understanding of the transition into motherhood/parenthood I find myself feeling like a birth worker AND photographer simultaneously
I’m eternally in awe of the incredible power and strength that we, women, parents and birthing people posses and our ability to play many roles.
I have a BFA in Media Arts and Animation and soon after college I had two kids, Nolan and Gavin. In an attempt to savor our moments I began documenting our time together. I often wished that someone would document our everyday moments together in a way that is as intense and beautiful as the love I felt for my babies. That is how my passion of being a documentary birth and baby photographer began.
I want you to know that I am not just a photographer with a fancy camera (it’s a mirror-less Fuji by the way – for any tech nerds out there) I have an innate skill to seamlessly weave myself into the fabric of your family life, without you even noticing that I am snapping photos. Resulting in authentic, unique images.
Graduate from Columbia College , Chicago with a BFA in Painting and a Minor in Art History. Visual artist, writer, photographer, collector of unusual relics, avid reader, GOTH MAMA.
The love of my life, Benjamin and I have 2 beautiful wildlings together, Dominic age 3 and Greta Age 2.
We live on the Southside of Chicago in the Bridgeport neighborhood and spend our days in our faerie- garden grotto together. Dancing, visiting museums, playing records,making music, getting weird and creative are our favorite family activities.
Being an advocate for women and girls has always been a huge passion of mine . My artwork and writing often tells the story of a woman’s devotions, powers, magick, ingenuity and beauty. I come from a long line of strong, tall ladies that are loud and full of stories. I love children and small animals and my happy little strange and spooky family. Being a Mother is terrifying and beautiful at once, which the best things in life usually are.
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