Mary Clark {Maternity}

Mary and David are expecting their first baby! What makes this maternity session extra special is that I was also the photographer at their wedding six years ago. Since then, they’ve become dear friends and I’m thankful they are in my life! And this maternity shoot is near and dear to my heart because I’m a Chicago-based photographer, and yet, I got to do the whole session on the ocean…at a beach I’ve never been to before! And because of the trust I have with Mary, these words rolled out of my mouth, “Bring your bikini!” and to my surprise, she replied, “It’s already in the car!” LOVE these guys to pieces and these incredible images will remain in my heart and soul FORVER!

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Until one becomes a mother, no one can ever tell you what it will feel like to love someone else so deeply and profoundly that you will rejoice when they rejoice, ache when they ache, feel what they feel…even without ever speaking a word. ~ Jennifer Quinn


Jasmine + Dwight {Maternity}

I did their engagement photos, wedding, and now five years later, I can’t believe it but I’m doing their maternity photos on Malibu Beach, California! Isn’t life grand? :) I can always count on Jasmine and Dwight to be intentional about everything and time spent with them is always refreshing and I walk away with deep things to think about. I love these two with all my heart and I cannot wait to meet their little baby!! So thankful for a career where I have clients that become such dear friends and we share life together in such profound ways…

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A grand adventure is about to begin! ~ Winnie the Pooh