Posts tagged documentary photography
Best of 2016 | Peoria, IL Maternity, Birth, Fresh 48, Family Photographer

After reflecting on an amazing year of photographing families of Peoria and surrounding communities, I'm sharing with you my top 10 picks of all of my session offerings as we go into the new year and every family is considering what it will bring them. This is part one of two of my "Best of 2016"!

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Raeland Jo | Fresh 48 Hospital Lifestyle | Pekin Memorial Hospital, IL

You know that feel of a sweet, new eight pound baby snuggling into your arms? I sure do. And I love it. These hospital lifestyle sessions are by far my favorite way to photograph a newborn. There's no stress to baby. We just kind of roll with it. And we capture such BEAUTIFUL details.

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The Perseverance of Pregnancy | A Birth Story | Peoria-Bloomington IL Area

Sometimes these beautiful moments happen at a home birth. Siblings are there. They pop in and say, "Hi mom!" at just the right moment. That child represents a precious gift in so many ways, and one of the greatest is giving a mother the opportunity to feel centered again. Click to continue reading Tuuli's birth story.

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A Day in the Life | Momspiration Blog | Pekin, IL


It's been a while since I've taken a few hours to write. It's hard to find the time to: my arms and heart are equally full with 50 pounds of genuine love. My days are too short, my nights are even shorter. But it's important to remember who I am in the journey of motherhood. Stick around. Subscribe. Drink some wine from the kid's sippy cup. The only person watching is you. 
 

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