An Extroverted Traveler


“Maybe I’m amazed at the way you love me all the time. Maybe I’m afraid of the way I love you.”


I am a woman of dichotomy:
Callused hands and a no-chip manicure.


This is an art, but I do not do it for the art. I am a photographer because of people. The family photo we’ll take with you and your grandma may not win any awards. But what it will do instead will be so much more important than any of that. A seemingly simple family photo can transcend time. Documenting your story in a way unique to only you is all the creative drive I need.

I have a love of learning other people’s stories that I inherited from my grandfather. He was the person who would strike up a conversation with a stranger in line at the grocery store. As the youngest in a large extended family, my upbringing not only deeply rooted the importance of strong relationships, but also my ability to observe others. Through authentic observation, I am able to document the moments in your life but more importantly, the feeling of those moments. I’m a farm girl at heart who has made her home in a big city and I love to photograph families’ legacies around the world.

I stand for you

because I know this matters. Printed photos have granted me access to a world that existed before I did. There are people in my life I only know through opening an album and flipping through it. These photos allowed me to feel connected to people in my life I otherwise would never have known.



I stand for your niece

who will only ever know the “grown up” version of her aunt. I stand for your grandkids who will be amazed to see how much they actually look similar to the 30 year old version of you.

I love being an artist not for crafting something new or edgy, but for the simple act of creating timeless beauty. I believe photography can not only capture a memory but spur a feeling. I believe tradition helps shape who we are, but it is up to ourselves to define how. I believe sharing our stories can change the world and every single person’s story matters.

It’s because of this that I stand for your Legacy.



I stand for you because I know this matters. Printed photos have granted me access to a world that existed before I did. There are people in my life I only know through opening an album and flipping through it.These photos allowed me to feel connected to people in my life I otherwise would never have known.


I stand for your niece who will only ever know the “grown up” version of her aunt. I stand for your grandkids who will be amazed to see how much they actually look similar to the 30 yr old version of you they would never otherwise  met.

Rebecca Marie Photography is committed to documenting stories as diverse as the world we live in. We believe love is love and every person’s story is important to be documented and shared forever.

CONTACT:
studio@rebeccamarieart.com
(773) 614-7673

STUDIO:
5254 N Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625

Mon-Thurs: 10am-6pm
Fri: 10am-3pm
Sat & Sun: Appointment Only