Jaime + Justin | Chicago Riverwalk Engagement Session

It was the first day of fall and it also happened to be the first day of cooler weather. It couldn’t have been more perfect to explore the Chicago Riverwalk and find some fun little spots in downtown during their shoot. They’re such an amazing couple and I knew we’d get long when the first few minutes was talking about how they want a corgi and so of course I had to show them photos of mine. I can’t wait to create with them next summer during their wedding.

Sara + Corey | Metea Park Engagement Session in Fort Wayne, IN

It was the last of the warm summer evenings and it couldn’t have been more perfect for Sara & Corey’s engagement session (well except for all the mosquitoes). They are such a fun couple and the shoot started off with a picnic in the park, followed by some exploring and squatting all the bugs in what looked like a gorgeous filed of yellow wildflowers.

It was a fantastic shoot and it was hard to choose which images to share.

Bridgette + Colin | Summer Night Engagement Session in Fort Wayne, IN

It was a perfect summer evening (except for the swarming bugs), the sun was setting and that beautiful dusky light was coming. Bridgette & Colin are so kind & beautiful souls, and I enjoyed walking around a local park in Fort Wayne, IN with them. I can’t wait for their wedding later this fall.

“Ruth gave the perfect amount of direction and use of spontaneity as a photographer. I always feel terribly awkward in front of the camera and was nervous to have our engagement and wedding photos taken. However, the time with Ruth taking photos flew by, and my husband (who hates getting his photos taken way more than I do...which is saying something) even said that he had a good time. Ruth makes it easy to relax in front of her, and her editing is so serene and magical. We really felt like she listened to us and our desires, but we trusted her so much that we didn’t have a lot of direction to give. As a photographer myself, I am now spoiled by Ruth and her photo taking magic. I look forward to the next photo session I have with her. :)” - Bridgette

Jill | Lifestyle + Creative Portrait Maternity Session in Fort Wayne, IN

Jill wanted to due a mixture of a portrait session of just her & a little in home lifestyle with her husband and their pups to document this time before their first babe arrives. I have really enjoyed doing both a mix of portraiture and lifestyle recently and there is no rule that says you can't do both! I can bring the studio to you. 

Jill is such a beautiful and talented lady and I was thrilled to photograph this exciting time for their little family. Enjoy a few of my favorites from this session.