About Love + Water

As most wonderful things do, it began with love! Of the beach, of the ocean, and of each other. Our initial business goal was to eventually work together so we could spend as much time as possible in the company of one another and have the freedom to explore. It turned out photography offered us that luxury, so we grabbed opportunities or made them happen in order to grow our business together. We thought of the name Love + Water while lying awake in bed one night during a visit to my parents in Chicago, dreaming aloud about a future gallery. The name came to us at the same time, we got goosebumps, it was perfect.

It is our mission to provide outstanding service and keep our hearts in the right place to ensure we never tire of the very thing that has brought us closer to one another. Love + Water has given us the opportunity to grow together and enjoy a gift, and we can’t wait to work with you!





We’re Shawn and Adam – hi! In 2014, we we imagined creating a business which allowed us to capture intimate portraits from the land, sea + sky. Not able to silence our dream, we tackled it together head-on. But it didn’t happen overnight, and every story has a beginning…

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