Another Trip Around the Sun

Last Thursday was my birthday and I have spent a lot of time since then reflecting. On the past year, the future and my life in general up to this point. I am so incredibly lucky that I get to do what I do and meet so many incredible people on my journey. I want to thank you for following along and supporting me. For sharing your experiences with me, for trusting me to be in your face in such important moments in your life. I take a lot of things in this life for granted, but not how appreciative I am of your love and support and how wonderful it is to be able to tell your stories. Keep your email eyes peeled this month for a fun contest I'll be doing in honor of another trip around the sun! Much love to you! 

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Sweet Baby Reese - Wisconsin Newborn Photo Session

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My niece Skyler became a big sister earlier this month to sweet baby Reese. I'm so in love with this beautiful baby and can't wait to watch these two become the best of friends. I just love these ladies!

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Welcome to the family, Reese! I am so lucky to be your Auntie Coney! Congratulations Nettys! 

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Chicago Engagement Session at Two Hearted Queen Coffee Shop

Liz & Tony are getting married in Chicago this summer! We spent a sunny morning at my favorite coffee shop, Two Hearted Queen, having coffee and photographing. When you book a wedding with me, an engagement session is always included in your package. This helps me get to know you both and helps you get comfortable with me. I'm going to be with you all day on your wedding day, so it helps to get to know one another and to establish trust. My engagement sessions are customized to you and what you like to do as a couple. Whether it be having coffee on a lazy morning at home, having a drink at your favorite pub, rock-climbing or strolling through this beautiful city. Although we will definitely take some nice portraits of you as a couple, I focus on details and take a lifestyle approach to documenting your engagement. I give direction, then let you cozy up and that's when the magic happens! The way you look at each other, the way you cuddle, the hand-holding, etc. It's the moments when you forget I'm there that are my favorite! 

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If you're in Chicago, you must check out Two Hearted Queen in Lakeview. They're seriously the best! Thanks THQ for having us, and for the delicious coffee.

Liz and Tony, I can't wait for your summer wedding - it's going to be so lovely!