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Iowa Fall Family Photography | Dubuque, IA

Murphy Family Megan and I first met high school, back in my home town of Dubuque, Iowa.   Megan was a year behind me in school but since we were involved in so many similar school activities and clubs our paths often crossed.  Band and choir music programs as well as our high school theater […]

January 12, 2017

Families, Portraits

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Swiss Valley Nature Preserve Family Session | Dubuque, IA

Brachman Family I was just a nerdy, freckled, plaid-skirted fourth grader from Holy Ghost Catholic grade school. I stood there in my too large for my face glasses while looking out over the bluff at the golden trees and thinking how pretty it all was at Swiss Valley. I remember that school field trip well. […]

November 22, 2016

Families, Full Archive, Portraits

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Chicago Skyline Family Photography | Chicago, IL

Gallegos Family Kristen emailed me last month as part of her search for a photographer to capture her family, husband Luke and son Matthew, in scenic Chicago. This session also was to include one year old Matthew’s cake smash. This beautiful, charming family resides in Texas and traveled all the way to Chicago to support […]

November 14, 2016

Families, Full Archive, Portraits

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Bliss Woods Engagment & Family Photography | Sugar Grove, IL

Emily + Dustin When Emily first walked through the door at Starbucks for our consultation, she was juggling a purse, a planner, and an infant carrier.  A sweet and happy new mom plus a bride to be.  I knew right away we were going to have a lot to talk about as moms, and new brides. […]

October 21, 2016

Engagement, Families, Portraits

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Extended Family Session | South Beloit, IL

What’s family without a little (or a lot) of chaos?   When Liz first contacted me about scheduling a photography session for her family, this is how she warned me. “Steven and I have 4 children, a son-in-law, daughters-in-law, and seven wonderful grandchildren under the age of 5. Are you up for the task?”   […]

August 5, 2016

Families, Portraits

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