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9 tips for preparing your child for their session

Your session is right around the corner! Are you ready? I’ve prepared a list of things for you to remember in order to make sure your child is prepared for their big day! Don’t forget to feed your child before the session. Also, pack snacks just in case hunger strikes again while we’re shooting. Be…

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Winfield family – Baby Joshi Newborn Session

I always get really excited about going into new parents’ homes and photographing the candid moments with their newborn baby. Today’s blog post features the Kajal family of Winfield –  Kajal, AJ, and their newborn baby, Sahil, in those kinds of lifestyle, real-world images. The session took place at their cozy home located in Winfield,…

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Summer Session – 7 Tips to Prepare

You know I’m ready for a hot summer, but are you? Here are 7 Tips for Preparing for Your Summer Session to make sure it goes off without a hitch 1. Dress appropriately and be ready. Summer means hot and humid weather, which can lead to sticky bodies. Choose breathable, lightweight fabrics that don’t weigh…

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Hinsdale Photographer – Ariano Family

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Welcome back, everyone! I love having my sessions in and around Hinsdale and this family came from Naperville to have theirs over the weekend. I recently had a fantastic session with the Ariano family. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – I truly have the best clients ever! This family was no…

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Lemont Kelly family – Charlotte is ONE

Oh how I just adore the family I’m blogging about today. I’m lucky enough to say I’ve been photographing the Kelly family from Lemont for this past year now! I truly can’t believe how much the Charlotte has grown and changed since I first met her. And, it goes without saying, Katie and Dan have…

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Little kids and rock and roll – La Grange family

This session was a all about little kids and rock and roll for a special wall art project. The topic of discussion for today is none other than the Seidelmann kids, a wonderful and super clan from La Grange. If the names or faces look familiar to you, it’s because I’ve photographed this family before.…

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And the baby is a…

Woohoo! It’s a baby boy! Kajal and Ajay are officially expecting a little boy to join their family. The little bundle of cuteness is set to arrive in June, in just 3 short weeks. So far, Kajal has had a somewhat fantastic pregnancy. Like most moms in their final trimester, she is counting down the…

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How to prepare for a successful newborn session

You’re in a new and exciting time in your life with your newborn. You’ve now got this adorable, precious little newborn and are ready to document his or her first memories in photographs. At Summer Brader Photography, I want to make this a joyous experience for you and your family. I know how nerve-racking picture…

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