Retouching can be a touchy subject. Not everyone is on the same page, and that’s okay! For me, I want you to notice my editing as if I was showing you a constellation in the night sky: you probably won’t find it unless I point directly at it or you already know where it is, […]

Retouching: Basic and High Gloss, Explained

Portrait showing original vs retouched

Kristia Hord, Kimberly Blanc, and Patty Joe make for three irresistible Sirens. Before returning to their native waters, we played in the woods of The Dark Side Haunted Adventure before they disappeared into the night to prey on unsuspecting mortals.

The Sirens: Kimberly, Patty, and Krista (2/2)

“I am a creature of the Fey
Prepare to give your soul away
My spell is passion and it is art
My song can bind a human heart
And if you chance to know my face
My hold shall be your last embrace.”

The Sirens Escape (1/2)

One afternoon with Luna, and I’m absolutely convinced that baby fever is, indeed, a real thing. How could I not? Do you SEE that FACE? Ever since her unexpectedly grand entrance into this world, Luna’s smile and energy have spread so much joy to her family and friends.

Baby Fever is a Thing

Working with Breanna was a literal and figurative walk in the (Ping Tom Memorial) park. We met up for an afternoon on the south bank of the Chicago River to capture some chic stills in the last days of summer, but it was really Breanna who brought the heat.

Breanna: A Walk in The Park