Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Sneak Peek: A + D

i promised these two a sneak peek at their engagement session before i took off for michigan. can't wait to share more! happy holidays everyone!!!

Monday, December 21, 2009

happy birthday sun!

"On this shortest day of the year, the sun is at its lowest and weakest, a pivot point from which the light will grow stronger and brighter. This is the turning point of the year. The romans called it Dies Natalis Invicti Solis, the Birthday of the Unconquered Sun"

it's officially the first day of winter and christmas and new years are right around the corner- how does this always sneak up on me so fast? i have been a bad blogger lately as i have been so busy with holiday sessions and orders. this weekend i had three fun photoshoots and a gorgeous wedding at the drake! i can't wait to start digging through all of the meantime here is a quick pic from my phone. happy winter solstice everyone!

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Monday, December 07, 2009

Baby Cate!?

i have a new niece! my sis suz and her husband tony welcomed a gorgeous baby girl around 1 am this morning! she is 7 lbs 6 oz 21 inches long and has strawberry blonde hair! i was lucky enough to be there for the delivery and take some photos for them- soo amazing! i will be sure to post some soon but in the meantime here is one I snapped from my iphone. we think her name is going to be Cate (but they are still debating). what a little doll! welcome to the world little one!

Friday, December 04, 2009


-this week has flown by- how is it friday already? all day yesterday i thought it was wednesday- i feel gypped - way too much to do!
-a few photos from my iphone-all from rain soaked october- sunny november ones to come...
- if you are looking to kill some time- here are a few cool websites to check out. this first one is a of a couple that biked from st. louis to seattle last summer. BIPEDALIST
-im a fan of the levis go forth commercials so finally went to their website- great layout, design and concept and walt whitman poems too! LEVIS

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

N+J Wedding!

Congratulations to Noelle and Jason! These two are adorable together and were a blast to work with! The weather was also quite a pleasure. Who would have thought it would be warm and sunny in late November!? The late afternoon light before the ceremony was amazing and we took full advantage, getting some fun shots of the gorgeous bride. The ceremony ended just before dusk so we raced around the Naper Settlement with the wedding party to nab the last bits of sun and breathtaking sky!

Next it was on to the reception for dinner, dancing, toasts, cake and... a surprise serenade of "Living on a Prayer" by Noelle's youngest nephew- what a riot! I have so many great shots I want to share so stay tuned....a slideshow with many more pics will be posted soon!

I also have to give a shout out to Ben Mahoney Productions who was there on video, always a pleasure to work with and they do a fantastic job - check them out brides :)