Meet Your Photographer

My photography is much more about you and your connections with each other than me, but just so you know who you’re working with, here’s some info about me! I grew up in northern IL and graduated college in 2002 with a bachelor’s in business management. Went back to...

How to select a photographer

I'm going to explain a few things to my clients. Feel free to share this if you think it would help someone else. In the world of photography, there are typically 2 types of business models we photographers use. The first is "shoot and burn" (s&b) and...
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  • Charity H. Avatar
    Charity H.

    Love our family pictures...thank you so much Monica!

  • MacKenzie C. Avatar
    MacKenzie C.

    AMAZING!! I cannot say enough!!! I have 2 children ages 5 and 3. My 5 year old son is non... read more

  • Elizabeth A. Avatar
    Elizabeth A.

    She was wonderful with my toddler and baby! Great with kids. She has a very nice studio and does beautiful work!!

  • Mandi B. Avatar
    Mandi B.

    We did a small, inexpensive fall family session with Monica. The experience was laid back and the photos turned out... read more

  • Hannah T. Avatar
    Hannah T.

    Monica is both a talented photographer and a warm and caring person. She is very responsive to messages and questions.... read more

  • Brenda L. Avatar
    Brenda L.

    Wonderful pictures she takes

  • Emily V. Avatar
    Emily V.

    Such gorgeous photos! Monica does a beyond excellent job! I can't wait to hang them on my wall!!

  • Kathy W. Avatar
    Kathy W.

    We couldn't be happier with the pictures that Monica took of ourselves and our grandchildren! Thank you,Monica for giving us... read more

  • Jessica R. Avatar
    Jessica R.

    Monica is so talented and patient! My family had a positive and fun experience in her studio for our newborn... read more

  • Christina S. Avatar
    Christina S.

    Monica did awesome with our family photos! She has a great eye for all aspects of photography and is great... read more

  • Andrea D. Avatar
    Andrea D.

    Thanks Monica! Easy to work with and fabulous photographs.

  • Connie M. Avatar
    Connie M.

    Wonderful artist so talented

  • Sarah M. Avatar
    Sarah M.

    Monica is absolute wonderful. She made our experience very comfortable and enjoyable. The pictures turned out fabulous! They are exactly... read more

  • Mark B. Avatar
    Mark B.

    Yeah I know, "of course he's going to give her a 5 star review." In all seriousness though, Monica... read more

  • Briana H. Avatar
    Briana H.

    Monica was absolutely fantastic w my newborn and 2 year old. Very patient, professional and down to earth when it... read more

  • Daryl A. Avatar
    Daryl A.

    Monica did an amazing job on our family photos. Photos were received quickly and were absolutely beautiful. We... read more

  • Becky S. Avatar
    Becky S.

    Monica was wonderful to work with! Does great with kids and really has an eye for lighting. I would highly... read more

  • Karen P. Avatar
    Karen P.

    She is wonderful! She made our little ones 6 month pictures so much fun. Monica isn’t afraid to try something... read more

  • Heidi K. Avatar
    Heidi K.

    One of the best photographers I have ever encountered! Love Monica and her spirit.

  • Patsy S. Avatar
    Patsy S.

    Monica took really good portrait photos of me, and she made posing fun!

  • Jessica B. Avatar
    Jessica B.

    Monica captured my daughter beautifully! Very professional and patient. I highly recommend her for your personal photos!!!

  • Linda H. Avatar
    Linda H.

    Monica has a keen eye that allows the camera to bring out the best in it's subject.

  • Jasmine H. Avatar
    Jasmine H.

    She is just AMAZING!

  • Danielle M. Avatar
    Danielle M.

    We just left our newborn session with Monica. She is so incredibly patient and amazing with babies! I cannot wait... read more

  • Britta W. Avatar
    Britta W.

    Absolutely loved having our session today. Monica is so kind and wonderful with kids and babies. Her studio is homie... read more

  • Dave K. Avatar
    Dave K.

    Monica was great to work with, and handled a rambunctious toddler in the best way. So excited to see the... read more

  • Kimberly H. Avatar
    Kimberly H.

    Monica did an absolutely fabulous job with the children's photos! This was my first experience working with a professional, outside... read more