I think we can all agree that Jessica is beautiful, but I can tell you that her inner beauty matches her outer beauty! Jessica is an amazing photographer, so I was very honored when she asked me to capture updated portraits of her for her website. We have been friends for many years, as we began our businesses around the same time and helped each other through the beginning struggles… Jess is an incredible person and has been my sounding board, my advice, my guidance in so many ways. When much of your workday is spent alone (photographing makes up very little of what we actually do!) other photographers become your coworkers and I’m so lucky to have an amazing network of friends in this industry. Especially Jess.

Jess has gone through a huge¬†metamorphosis this year and she wanted these new images to showcase the new her! We went shopping together and came up with these fabulous looks for Jess, and I think she looks absolutely stunning. Thanks to Emily J for Jess’ hair and makeup.


I am absolutely smitten with Colleen & Andrew! They are very sweet, down-to-earth, and joyful! Their wedding day was absolutely amazing from start to finish, and their day holds a special place in my heart. I will forever remember Colleen’s speech and her eloquent way with words. She spoke about how her and Andrew had met in French class and that he had pursued her by asking her out for coffee several times. Andrew joked that one of the nicest things about Colleen is her polite demeanor and the subtle nuance between saying no, and not saying yes. (There is a difference!) Although Andrew eventually realized he was being turned down, he continued to ask, and obviously his persistence paid off!

I must mention some of the amazing vendors that made this day so incredible:
Wedding Planner: Joan of Ambiente
Ceremony and Reception: Calhoun Beach Club
Catering: D’Amicos
Florals: A Day in Provence
Makeup: Makeup by Michelle
Calligraphy: Rosann Konieczny
Video: Vibrant Film
Band: The Sevilles

Definitely check out Colleen & Andrew’s wedding film. John from Vibrant Film did a spectacular job and I had tears in my eyes as I watched!

Congrats Colleen & Andrew!


Meet Elena & Andrew. Elena & Andrew live in Chicago. Andrew found me randomly via the internets, and from our first conversation on the phone, I was beyond excited about their big day. I have to be honest about something. Andrew is a really talented photographer, and although I’ve photographed many photographer’s weddings, it’s always just a smidge more nerve-wracking shooting for someone that also shoots weddings. But our visions aligned. Andrew (and Elena) trusted me implicitly and I have to thank them for that trust. Not to mention, I had the best second shooter a girl could ask for; my dear friend Yazy, of YazyJo Photography. Yazy is so very talented, you must check out her and her husband’s work.

Andrew and Elena are genuine and sweet and they made me feel so welcomed from the first second I met them, which happened to be at their rehearsal dinner! Their friends and family were equally as welcoming. They had huge, infectious smiles on their faces ALL DAY LONG!! You wouldn’t be able to tell from looking at these photos, but it was downpouring the morning of their wedding. As the bride and groom got ready in their separate hotel rooms, I doubted we’d even be able to do outdoor photos, much less have the outdoor ceremony and cocktail hour they had planned. But wouldn’t you know, the clouds parted, literally, right as we were scheduled to begin photos, and Andrew and Elena had the outdoor ceremony and sunshine they had dreamed of.

Andrew and Elena, thank you times one million!! I couldn’t say enough good things about you! How did I get so lucky to have such amazing, caring, fun, sweet clients?! Since you both love traveling so much, I hope to see you in NYC or Minneapolis soon!