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Elopement Wedding in Nosara – Inna and Moritz

What a treat to photograph Inna & Moritz’s elopement wedding in Nosara, Costa Rica! I chatted on the phone with Inna a few months in advance. I love being able to connect, listen, and provide options to help personalize the wedding photography. I  was delighted to learn that Inna herself is a professional photographer in...

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    Event Photography – Holiday Party at Brooklyn Boulders Chicago

    Brooklyn Boulders is new to Chicago’s west loop neighborhood.  They had a big holiday party for members of the climbing club.  The event featured beer, print making, music by Celine Neon, and on-site tattoo-ing!  No climbing that day, but being in the space definitely made me want to check it out! Brooklyn Boulders Chicago staff....

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      Extended Family Portraits – Chicago Family Photographer

          I first met this family as their photographer for Sharmila & Jim’s destination wedding on the beach in Costa Rica.  🙂 Fast forward, and now I’ve met the newest addition to the family (pictured above)! What a cutie!! Over the past couple years I’ve also had the honor of creating family portraits for an...

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        Casual Summer Days – Chicago Family Photographer

        Those days at the end of summer… autumn hovers around the corner, the garden yields baby tomatoes, the air is humid, and it is a warm, slow, sunny day. I met up with Maike (a returning Chicago family portrait client and fellow DePaul alum) and her two children for playful portraits.   Showing Mom one of the...

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          Engagement Photography – Downtown Chicago session

          Sneak Peek at Annie & Tyrone’s downtown Chicago engagement photography from this weekend. Annie & Tyrone, it was so much fun to spend time with you. Congratulations on your engagement, lovebirds! Can’t wait to share the rest.               Tyrone and Annie are both fans of limited and stylish sneakers...

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            Coming soon… a big announcement… plus portrait availability, and Italy travel images I’d love to share! Join the e-news list for the next monthly newsletter. Thank you!

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              Surfing in Nosara, Photos

              Hi! Did you know that I got my start as a surf photographer before becoming exclusively wedding and portrait focused? I was doing a little bit of image file clean up and found this gallery of my surf images. Check it out!

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                A look at Christy & David’s family portraits in Nosara

                Christy & David’s family – just the best bunch! Christy is a gorgeous mom and those are her two little ones in the photo below, age 8 and age almost-1. Residents of Texas, they had a family trip planned to Nosara, Costa Rica. Christy booked a family portrait session a couple weeks before she arrived....

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                  Portraits for Women – Natrishka in Nosara

                  Here’s a sneak peek of what I’m working on today!             These images are a work in progress, part of the portrait series created with Silk Creations by Janey.  Today I have been gently editing these images of Natrishka, along with portraits of a few other beautiful ladies! Its fun...

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                    Happy Sibling Day! Family Portraits – Chicago IL & Nosara

                    Facebook says that today is National Siblings Day!  Siblings are wonderful, right?  I have a younger brother named Tony. We shared hundreds of games, stories, and fights growing up.  He has a much better memory than I do, he’s stronger than me, and a better joke-teller.   And he understands my family’s own brand of...

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                      Portraits with Nosara muses & silks

                      Janey Harrington is an artist who creates beautiful hand-painted silks.  She contacted me to create portraits featuring her friends – the muses that each inspire a line of her silk creations.  Playful Lily, goddess Ashley, exuberant Galit, heart-centered Muriel, to name just a few. . . These images capture a glimpse of the spirit of the...

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