Monthly Archives: September 2014


To see Leo’s birth story, click HERE. Heart, Melanie.View full post »

Mr. & Mrs. Fessel!

Shortly after shooting Rachel’s family, her and Andrew got engaged. They moved to Chicago and had been planning this wedding from a distance. Remarkably, it all came together and was beautiful! AhemmmRachel. Did you know this is how AndrewView full post »

The Coons.

The last time I shot the Coons, two years ago, Wesley was fresh in Steph’s belly. Now here he is and #4 is due in a couple months! Another beautiful face to add here! How exciting!! Shots like these are never set up. Literally, the kid justView full post »

Mr. & Mrs. Conger!

We’ve had so many great weddings this year with the last few being good friends. I looked forward to this wedding for a number of reasons though. 1. Gina was incorporating my sister, Ali, in quite a few ways. 2. Gina and Jake are goodView full post »

Brandon & Lindsey.

It’s been 5 years (today) since these lovebirds tied the knot. They wanted to celebrate with a session. Great idea! They said they wanted something really “nature-y with fields and wildflowers and a fiery sunset and laying inView full post »

The Hackworths.

There is this secret little garden not far from where I live and I thought it would be perfect for 3 cute little girls. Oh Stella and that forced smile. 🙂 Every kid goes through it, may as well embrace it! You guys sure are a good looking group.View full post »

Mr. & Mrs. Englert!

Adam and I met Kimmy back during college in the art department. I was so happy when we were available to shoot for her because shooting artist’s wedding are my favorite. 🙂 First looks are always adorable but it’s the guys reactionView full post »

The Trenkamps & Brincks.

Melanie and Scott got married 5 yrs ago, which seems like forever ago because I was pregs with Nori, but wanted to do a family sesh in honor of their anniversary and Kate being 18months! I love watching kids grow on facebook, but it’s soView full post »