Inspiration

Inspired Chicago | The Colette Collection

Inspired Chicago | The Colette Collection

I've been loving meeting so many amazing entrepreneurial women over this past year, interviewing them, and telling their stories. It shouldn't be so surprising to me the vast amount of incredibly talented, driven, and caring women that Chicago has - but it still does! This woman is no different; from graduating college during the recession and jumping headfirst into the corporate world, only to be laid off many years down the road with a small dream as a back up plan...

How to Find Inspiration as a Creative

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...

How Portrait Sessions Empower & Inspire Self Love

How Portrait Sessions Empower & Inspire Self Love

I read this amazing article about how family portraits can boost a child's self esteem in the Huffington Post recently by Design Aglow and I just had to share some of the ideas from it with you! I've known these ideas and talked about them for awhile now, but it's always so cool and validating to read results from a study that align with your beliefs. Essentially, the article talks about the power of...

Chicago Bridal Inspiration Session + An Announcement

Chicago Bridal Inspiration Session + An Announcement

Friends, I can't even begin to tell you how excited I am about this bridal inspiration session in West Ridge Nature Preserve on the north side of the city! I was lucky enough to collaborate with some of the most incredible and talented women in Chicago and see the amazing things that can happen when creatives get together. I got to see Honey Bridal's gorgeous location in Anderonsville, visit with Marguerite Gardens and photograph their gorgeous bouquet, witness Ashley Longtin work her magic with airbrush makeup, and look at the gorgeous Nzinga...