The newest Tabor

I was lucky enough to snap a few of this family before and after their newest addition. I loved documenting this special time for some of my favorites.

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Here is J at 2 days old!


Once again, another delayed posting from the fall. This was the second time I got to photograph this little guy and I have to say, he is simply getting cuter and cuter and he is growing up. I loved photographing him in the park, on a perfect autumn day. Take a look!

The Franks

I was introduced to the Frank family via the Venter Family. Luckily they were up for a little snow session as well, so we headed out right away to take advantage of the beautiful snowflakes. I loved meeting them and am so excited for the new arrival that is coming soon. Here are a few of my favorites from their session in the snow.

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Thanks for playing in the snow with me!

The Venters

I first photographed the Venter family a couple years back in the summer. This year they wanted to do the session in the snow. We somehow got the most beautiful snow on a weekend that everyone was available and it just worked. I don't know if you know this about me, but I LOVE snow. So, you can imagine my excitement when they requested a snow session. 

Anyway, take a look at these snow troopers.

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See you next time!

A personal post: The Women's March

You guys, my heart is full after today's march in Chicago. They say 250,000 showed up in complete solidarity and in support of women. To be honest, I walked around with the biggest grin on my face the whole time and I couldn't be more proud that it was a peaceful and loving gathering in my home city. 

This is all to say that we couldn't have done it without the organizers and the Chicago Police Department. Thank you for all that you do!

I loved being part of this march and here are some of my favorites of democracy in action. #womensmarch 

Thanks to my husband, Dave, for taking this one of me. It was my favorite quote from HRC's concession speech last year. And! Thank you to the talented Jessica Gunderson for making this!

Even the El conductor was rooting us on.

Even the El conductor was rooting us on.

The best part? My march ended with a dance party. Proud.

The Sheets Family, 2016

I love this family, you guys! I first photographed their Angela and Ryan's wedding way back when and have been photographing them every step of the way.

It is so fun seeing their littles grow up throughout the years. And, while they weren't very excited to be in front of the camera on the night of our session, I LOVED embracing it all with Angela and Ryan. We laughed and played and it was such a fun session to document. Not everything has to be posed and I love that the most about what I do. Real families are my favorite kind of family to photograph.

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Thanks for spending a gorgeous autumn afternoon with me, you guys!

The O'Malley's!

Here are a few from one of my favorite returning clients throughout the years. It was a warm, sunny fall day and well, I thought we may all be missing that warmth right about now. I know I have said it before, but I have loved following along with these guys as they grow. Also, getting out of the city is always fun as well. For this session, I headed to Ogden Gardens in Valparaiso, Indiana. 

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