Hey there friends.
I’m Kate! I’m a lifestyle photographer, livin’ in Des Plaines, IL with my husband and twin toddlers, and I want to make beautiful, real, tender, funny, meaningful, memorable photos for you and your family that show authentic connection and capture the moments that really count. I photograph people all over Chicagoland (and beyond) doing their thangs! If you’re a parent who thinks your kid is too wild for a photoshoot—call me, let them go wild, and we will make amazing photos together. For real.
I bring not just experience and a killer eye for good light to a shoot, but a lot of sensitivity as well. I sincerely care for my clients and make the whole experience stress-free and enjoyable—especially for new mommas, cuz there’s enough stress in being a new mom already, amiright?! I pride myself on making people feel comfortable in front of the camera, offering enough direction and guidance while totally helping people let go and experience what it’s like to play and be fully themselves. Sounds cozy, right? It IS. And having photos of genuine experiences with the ones you love through the years is so important. I can’t stress it enough.
Other things I love: soft clean sheets, the smell outside after a rain, a glass of The Prisoner with any home-cooked meal, bullet journaling, anything chocolate, rare opportunities of being near the ocean, watching TV series' and reading mysteries, experiencing other cultures, practicing Buddhism and mindfulness.
So, if anything I’ve said above is giving you the feels, or making your heartbeat a little faster or if you were like—I dig this. —> Let’s talk!