Welcome to the Blog

Chicago fine art portrait photographer that empowers, inspires, and educates women through photography.


Hey There! I'm Katharine.

Welcome to my blog! I'm a fine art portrait photographer based in Chicago specializing in Seniors & Couples. In my spare time, I wander in the woods, create new ways to empower local Chicago women, and travel with my boyfriend Nick.


How to Overcome Doubt as a Creative

I've known since I was 14 that I wanted my career to be photography, but it hasn't always been easy, and people haven't always been supportive. One of the realities of following a creative path is that you will be met with doubt in various forms on your journey - and they're going to hurt at first. I talked about the failure that comes with being a creative, but facing the doubt that crops up...

Read More
Free Floral Inspired Stock Photos

My mom used to tell me that there weren't enough hours in the day and I never truly understood how true that was until I began running my photography business. If you're a small business owner, a photographer, a interior designer, an event planner, or any other kind of creative, then you know how valuable your time is and how quickly it can slip away from you...

Read More
How to Find Inspiration as a Creative

All of my favorite photographs that I created as an angsty teen were inspired by experiences I was having. Whether that was my first heartbreak, struggling with anxiety and not really knowing it at the time, or something as simple as finding a new album I was in love with. Your experiences don't have to be world shattering - they just have to be yours...

Read More