Tonya is a Chicago based photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, baby, and child photography. Her documentary style captures each special moment in time – each subject as a new life, on his or her path to growing up. Tonya's love of children and families are evidenced in each shot.

Having a professional photographer as a father, Tonya was raised in a photographic household spending most of her life in front of and behind the camera. Her love of photography continued on through her graduate studies at Purdue University. It was at that time Tonya decided to become a photographer full time making her passion a fulfilling career.

For years, Tonya's work has captured the hearts and minds of families throughout the Midwest and West Coast. Utilizing a photojournalistic style of photography, she creates natural, emotionally driven images within the subject's own environment. Her goal is to make each and every photo shoot a fun and relaxed experience with the end result being moments caught in time that you will cherish forever.

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