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Images come across the editing desk long before they show up on the blog… and sometimes I just can’t wait to share them with you.  So, I have to jump the process and share at least one with you today from last weekend’s mini-sessions.  Funny Ellie and her energetic bro Nathan made their session a […]

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I met Dave first.  I was a bit reluctant to, actually.  He was one of the trainers at a gym I belong to, and his profile picture was a little….scary. After one workout, I came to understand the picture was actually funny, as he’s a kind and thoughtful person who really enjoys helping people.  He […]

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I had always heard about Mira,  but we had never met.  Not at her Dad’s wedding, not in any of their visits back stateside with their little guy Ethan.  Until this session, when Mira made a summer visit with the whole family and finally I got to capture all the love and admiration I’d seen […]

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Alys & Dietmar met in Chicago.  Even though they’ve moved half-way around the world to Austria, they maintain their Chicago residence for visits home with their little man, Ethan.  It was there that we met up one Spring day, almost three years to the day that I met them in the same place for their engagement […]

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Evan is a never-ending ball of energy.  Each time I meet up with him, I’m doubly impressed by how he just goes and goes and goes.  My strategy has always been to bottle up as much of that as I can into what I capture.  This was the first session with his new baby sister, […]

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When Courtney & Ben got their sweet Golden Lab puppy, they knew his big squishy paws, fluffy coat and sweet romp-around nature wouldn’t last long.  Dogs aren’t any different from children in this way.  Their babyhood is all too brief and so very sweet.  Harry is all grown up now (these photos were taken last […]

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Melissa and Simon are part of a family I’ve come to love and know better over the years thru phtography.  Melissa is Chris’s sister – from Katie & Chris, a wedding couple from 2010.  And, I’ve known their other sister, Melanie, for much longer (and shot many weddings because of her fabulous referrals).  Melissa and […]

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I captured Carlyn & Dave’s wedding back in 2008.  I’ll never forget the sweet quietness of Carlyn’s manner, and the understated passion that Dave carried beneath a gruff exterior.  They had a calm sort of connection, one that seemed all too obvious, and yet hidden at the same time.  Their daughter proves to be much […]

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Megan and I are “every six week” friends.  That is, we see each other every six weeks when she does my hair (and she’s fabulous! She’s known as “Madison” at Neroli in the Third Ward), and not in-between – yet somehow we manage to keep up with each other just fine.   The last couple […]

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I’ve said it so many times, but the only thing better than watching two people come together in marriage and getting to document that?  Seeing (and photographing) the little people they create! Ellen & Joe are wedding clients from way back in 2009 who I’ve been fortunate enough to keep in touch with.  Ever since […]

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