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Posts by Summer Brader-Webb

Inspiration and Where to Find It

Finding inspiration in your work can be challenging sometimes, especially when it seems like you’re doing the same thing over and over again. If you’ve read my other blog posts, you’ll know that October was full of adorable, family photo sessions. The thing to remember about these sessions is that each family is different! The…

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Hinsdale Family Photo Sessions – The Kostelny Family

You guys all know I absolutely love doing family photo sessions, especially since my little ones are not-so-little now. I had the pleasure of being able to capture the lovely Kostelny Family over Hinsdale, IL, and there couldn’t have been a better location! Lauren and Ben were such joyful people to work with! Their chemistry…

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Fall Photo Sessions are Perfect for Christmas Cards

As winter nears closer and closer, more and more sessions are being booked. We all love backgrounds full of foliage, fallen leaves, and moody undertones. These pictures not only make fantastic additions to your living rooms and hallways, but they also make the perfect Christmas Card! I had the pleasure of shooting the Ritt Family…

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Frazier Family Session – Downers Grove Photographer

I absolutely adore photographing family sessions with kids in their prime. Both Zach and Karen were wonderful as always. Seeing everyone truly enjoy the location and being genuinely themselves is something that makes each picture unique! The Frazier family came out to a prairie right by their home here in Downers Grove for their fall…

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Hinsdale Family Photo Session with Puppies!

This Hinsdale family photo session with puppies truly is the ultimate combination for maximum cuteness. Lots of people seem to be hesitant about bringing their dogs along for their family sessions, but that puppy is as much family as you are! Being a dog mom myself, I just love doing sessions with families, and with…

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Ideas for Sentimental Newborn Session

Hinsdale Photographer Need some inspiration when picking out items for your newborn session? Want to make it unique and personal? Check out these great ideas for adding sentiment to your photos. 1. Recreate a Parent or Sibling Photo These types of photos show the same pose with different generations of your family. Show me a…

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Hinsdale Photographer | Bonsai Massage and Bodywork


I recently went to Bonsai Massage and Bodywork, located at 241 S. Frontage Rd, Suite 36 in Burr Ridge, for their headshots and branding session. They offer a variety of services, including massage therapy and cupping therapy. Not far from Hinsdale and other western suburbs! Bonsai Massage and Bodywork was opened by Amy Brines and…

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Celebrate, the Mueller Family will soon be 4!

Hi everyone! We’ve got some serious reason to celebrate! Larissa and Dan are officially having another little princess, due in only two short months. If that isn’t reason to celebrate, I don’t know what is! I had the honor of photographing Larissa in Downers Grove and she was just as stunning as can be. Dad…

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The Power of Bribery on Picture Day

Picture day can be a very, very stressful time if you have children. Finding the right outfit and a date that everyone is available on already causes you a headache. Once you have that down, though, everything is smooth sailing. You have prepared everything to be perfect, and then your worst nightmare happens – your…

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