maternity, newborn, family & creative brand PHOTOGRAPHER
DOwners grove and beyond
When you age and your children are grown do you want to play back a life of photos that were fake smiles or the real deal? Do you want to remember the emotion? The connection? The real moments as they happened? Do you want to feel the embraces and the laughter and all of the wonderful moments you had with those you love? If the answer is yes then you've found the right photographer for you. I'm here to help you remember all of life's memories perfectly.
BE SILLY. BE FUN.
BE DIFFERENT. BE AUTHENTIC.
BE YOU, BECAUSE LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO BE ANYTHING ELSE.
My maternity sessions include immediate family to celebrate your new addition to your family or you can choose to fly solo, whatever works best for you! Family lifestyle newborn sessions focus on the natural connections that your family has with the new baby. They take place in the comfort of your home, my in home studio or outdoors weather permitting, within 1 month of baby being born. If you just want to capture your new babe, I offer a baby only session as well. This is all about what works best for YOU.
Family photos are SO important when you have children, at every age.
Not only do the images look great on your walls or in an album, but they will be looked at as memories to pass down for years to come. I prefer lots of interaction and want the experience to be fun. Lots of loving on your children and laughing is what I ultimately want to capture. Be prepared to be extra close during your session!
Small business branding sessions are an artistic collaboration between myself and your unique vision. We have the freedom to utilize your ideal spaces with on-location sessions throughout Chicago and surrounding suburbs, wherever best puts you in your element. These sessions include a blend of headshots and candid ‘personality’ images to cover everything you need for branding your business, promotional images for websites, conferences, music albums, and any creative endeavor you can think of. If you are an entrepreneur you need a branding session in your life STAT!
Wait, what?! How did that happen?
Your baby is graduating from high school or college?! This is a huge achievement, not just for the graduate, but for parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles too.
Such an exciting time of endless possibilities. I like to plan a session that exudes your senior or graduate. Once we pick a date we will start planning the perfect session for them!
NO ONE WANTS BORING PHOTOS
You are unique. You are moms-to-be, new and experienced parents, you stay home with the kids, you are working, and all of you are amazing. You work hard. You play hard. You love hard, why not show all of that off? As the unique people you are, would you be happy with the same old staged poses and fake smiles hanging on your wall that your parents had? I didn't think so...
Let's make sure you have a fun, relaxed session so you will have something magical to hang on your walls unlike anything else.
Downers Grove Photographer, available in Chicago and Suburbs
Downers Grove, IL
Western Springs, IL
Very professional and responds quickly! I love her editing style and she’s so easy to work with. She made us feel comfortable and is wonderful with kids! We received our pictures within days and they are beautiful!
My professional photo shoot with Summer was fantastic! She is so professional, but very friendly and warm. I was at ease right away, and she made the process painless. Her finished photos exceeded my expectations. She did a brilliant job!
Summer is not only extremely talented but amazing to work with. She communicated with us along the way, provided tips and recommendations prior to our photos, and then went above and beyond during both our maternity and newborn shoot to make us feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera. The output says it all and we couldn’t be happier to have found her to capture our family. She’s a rockstar!
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Pop on over the to the contact form and fill it out... I will get right back to you with all the information you need and to start the booking process. Please note that your 50% session retainer is due at the time of booking to hold any dates and times.
Choose your date and time, then complete your session proposal sent to you in a separate email. Once your session proposal is complete, I will be in contact with you to choose your perfect location and get you started planning on what to wear.
Now the fun begins! I will confirm your session the day before and we will meet at our agreed upon location. Once your session is complete, I will get to editing and you will receive your gallery the moment it is ready for your eyes.