Photographing seniors used to be a maor part of my business, and I instantly remembered why the moment I said hi to Reese and her mama (who is a long time friend of mine that I used to teach with what feels like a lifetime ago!).  There is just such an energy about that season of life…and getting to capture this beautiful, talented senior– who I knew when she was younger than my oldest kid– meant so much to me.  Kim– this was a gift for me, and I am so thankful!!

While I got to know her again this evening, it was clear that beautiful Reese has grown into a 100% complete package…she is beautiful like her mama, kind and sweet, and works hard in school and athletics.  She is a loving big sister, an involved daughter, and a quick friend to those who need it.  Reese– I would be so proud for my daughter to row up and be like you!! I LOVED getting to spend the evening chatting with you, and am so excited for you and everything that comes next!

Beautiful mama and beautiful daughter.

Full gallery coming soon, Kim and Reese! Thank you again– it truly meant so much to me!

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I'm Jill, a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Chicago and Central Illinois, and available world wide! I'm also a photography educator, wife to my favorite person on the planet, mama to 3 amazing kids and an energetic aussie, and obsessed with statement jewelry and all desserts (especially fruit pies!). 

As a past high school teacher, I have a major heart for education. After going full time in my business, I have built a business I love that gives me an almost 6 figure salary and allows me to be home part time with my kids.  I dream for you to run a business that enhances your life and lights you up, and I believe I can help you learn how to do it with a little hustle and a lot of heart!

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You're in the right place!  As a past high school teacher, educating others is my life's work and a HUGE part of my business!  I have been teaching moms and hobbyists how to use their camera from first purchasing it all the way to coaching them into businesses of their own, and I'd love to help you as well, wherever you are (and whatever camera you have!).

I'm so glad you are here!  Teaching Photographers and other small business owners how to run more joyful, successful, and profitable businesses is one of my favorite parts of my business!  I specialize in working with photographers to make their goals a reality (or figure out what their goals should be in the first place!).  

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