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Hello! I'm Charity, a photographer, mama, and believer based in the western burbs of Chicago.

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It’s already December and I’m way late in sharing this shoot from last month (when pumpkins were still acceptable). But it’s all good, because A) it’s this pretty lady’s birthday today! and B) because it’s worth it and these are too good to just keep hidden on my laptop.  Speaking of…  The photos shown here […]

  Dancers have this certain grace and strength about them that is compelling and inspiring. When you spend your entire life in a studio, learning discipline and balance and poise, it’s no wonder that those qualities transfer into your personal life. I could see those same kinds of attributes in Treasure, as we explored some […]

Portrait Photography of Girl in the desert in Menifee, Southern California

I’ve been driving by a gorgeous landscape in Menifee filled with beautiful rock formations and greenery for weeks on end now. And every time I passed the patch of untouched desert-land, my soul cried, “Needing!” At the same time, I’ve been spending a lot more time with my extended cousin and new friend, Shariah. She’s a […]

Put your heart into your passion and always be learning and improving your skills. I feel like that’s what Kayla would tell you if she had a chance to give you some encouragement. As a fourteen-year old, her ambition and artistic talent is inspiring. From the time she could hold a pencil, she’s been drawing, […]

crystal cove state park high school photographer

I am always wowed every single time with all of my beautiful clients, and this girl was no exception. She simply amazed me with her nature and graceful beauty. I wish I had been this gorgeous and non-awkward when I was 16, ha! We had such a blast exploring the incredible Crystal Cove State Park with her […]

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