This family…I cannot express how much I adore them and how happy I am for them and the addition of beautiful baby S!  What I love so much is how much delight Erica and Dylan clearly take in their kids.  Every time I get to photograph them together, I just see such genuine joy and warmth between them– as a parent I know first hand that things get really stressful, especially during an event like a photo session when parents think the stakes are high. I make it my goal to make EVERY session more fun and stress free than stressful– but with this group, it takes no real effort because they are so easy going and just naturally enjoy each other so much in every moment!  I got to watch Dylan read a book to big brother while baby sister was nursing and he must have read it 10 times in a row, with as much patience and kindness each time…that is more than I can say about myself for sure!  I just love them together and am SO happy for the addition of Miss S, who is precious, beautiful, and so so sweet!

Look at her precious smile!! Full gallery coming soon, M family!

Click HERE to see Lincoln’s newborn session!

Click HERE to see Lincoln’s one year session (this is a total favorite!)!

Click HERE to see Erica and Dylan’s engagement session and HERE to see their gorgeous fall wedding!

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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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