Julia's passion for relationships creates the foundation for her photography. She brings a light-hearted approach and a photojournalistic style to every session. Capturing lifetime memories from an artistic perspective is what brings clients from all over to invest in the custom art displays she creates.
Julia has been honored to have her work recognized by numerous associations, including five Album of the Year awards from the Association of Professional Photographers of Illinois (APPI), PPA’s Loan Collection and Gold Photographer of the Year status, five Kodak Gallery awards, two Kodak Elite awards and five Fuji Masterpiece awards. Her work has been featured in Rangefinder, PDN, the cover of Professional Photographer and various technical resource books. In addition, her work is featured in such consumer publications as Martha Stewart Weddings, In Style Weddings,Modern Bride and Bride magazines.
Julia finds her career in photography highly rewarding, and she finds great joy in sharing what she has learned with fellow photographers. She works as a consultant and teacher, providing photographers with the tools that will help them build successful businesses of their own. Through private workshops and seminars, she has taught throughout the U.S. and in Australia, Canada, Brazil, Ireland and China.