Named one of the "best family photographers in Chicago," Rachael has focused on fine art weddings and portraiture for the past decade, and splits her time between her primary home in Central Florida and Chicago. HER WORK HAS BEEN FEATURED IN ONLINE AND IN PRINT, IN PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS MODERN LUXURY, BRIDES, AND MORE,
With an eye for detail and a mother's patience for working with small children, Rachael brings the comfortable familiarity of a family friend to photo sessions - leaving her clients feeling at ease and relaxed and allowing her to capture her clients' personalities.
With a background in photojournalism and her editorial wedding experience, you can be sure your photo collection will have a flawless mix of candid moments and formal portraits to treasure for years to come.
rachael accepts portrait commissions worldwide, but her home markets are orlando, fl and chicago, il.
She makes you feel instantly comfortable...you can tell how passionate she is not only about her job but also her clients- she becomes a part of your family."
Kids grow up FAST - that's one thing every mother knows all too well. Babies turn into toddlers who turn into children, and children turn into teens and then adults. As time passes, we are left only with our memories - and the photographs we keep to hold those moments dear to our hearts. My goal is to capture more than just a snapshot of how things looked - it's to capture how it felt, so you can revisit your memories forever and cherish them for a lifetime.
telling your story WITH artful EXCELLENCE AND PURPOSE.
+ Up to 90 minutes of photography documentation
+ Consultation + planning of your vision for your session
+ Minimum of 70+ hand-edited digital images delivered via gallery download with personal printing rights
+ One location
Perfect for families, high school seniors, and couples as well as in-home lifestyle newborn sessions. For locations out-of-state or greater than 1 hour from Orlando, Fl, travel fees may apply.
Your investment: $750.00
THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION
Drone photography | when available, subject to locations and local rules, drone photography can be added to your collection for an additional $150
Upgrade to a 2 hour session for + $100 | perfect for extended family groupings of more than one family
Heirloom keepsakes, albums, and print collections are available a la carte | a 35% off VIP discount is added to the gallery upon completion
ALL COLLECTIONS INCLUDE A PERSONAL PRINT RELEASE.
additional add-on options
Rachael partners with local studio rentals to provide a modern approach to studio photography regardless of your location, the weather, or season. Bringing her fresh editorial perspective, studio sessions with Rachael offer a modern, authentic approach that feels miles away from the stale, boring studio portraits of the past.
Please inquire for details and to arrange studio rental.
the new modern
Rachael approaches senior portraits with the eye of an editorial photographer - seeking to capture this singular moment in your child's life story with authenticity and style.
Senior sessions start at $750 for up to 90 minutes; additional bespoke collections with hair and makeup, luxury albums and heirlooms are available - please inquire for details and a custom quote.
an organic approach to senior photography
You want more than just beautiful portraits of your family - you want to hold onto moments. I'm here to preserve those memories forever - giving you a tangible keepsake of your life as a family.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE should we BOOK?
We recommend reaching out 6-8 weeks in advance, but we are occasionally able to accommodate last minute bookings.
how long have you been in business?
I officially launched my brand in 2012 in N. Illinois, just outside of the city of Chicago. We moved south in 2020 to be closer to family, and have been dual-based out of Orlando + Chicago ever since.
how do we lock you in as our photographer?
A signed contract and a 50% retainer officially secure your date.
do you offer mini sessions?
Occasionally we will offer mini session events. These are incredibly limited and book fast, so we recommend following on instagram and signing up for the email list so you don't miss out.
how can we pay + sign?
Everything is online to keep it super simple!
You can electronically sign your contract and I accept all major credit or debit cards, which are processed securely through the Square platform, or we can set up a secure ACH transfer with Zelle.
do you offer any discounts?
In order to provide the highest level of service and be fair to all our clients, we are not able to offer any discounts.
do you carry insurance + liability?
Absolutely, as should any professional you work with.
can i include my pet in photos?
Absolutely, so long as the location we are shooting in allows them as well. We love including your furry friends and think of pets as family, too!
Can we have the raw files?
No, but you can have each and every one of your beautifully and carefully edited high-res files, including a print release - and trust us, that's WAY better.
secure your date
We can't wait to begin documenting your story! Pease feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. We're always happy to help!