We all have had to contend with COVID in our own ways, but I have so much respect for couples who postponed their weddings because of COVID. If you’ve ever been a bride, then you know the hard work that goes into planning a celebration. So many couples made the tough decision this past year…

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I’m back with another fantastic milestone session! I was able to catch up with the Wilson family this past December for a beautiful and festive Downers Grove family session! For this session, I met up with the Wilsons at their home, and we got right to work. One thing that I love about their home…

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You already know I love a big family with grown kids. And I’ve told you about how much I adore teens, so it should come as no surprise that this Western Springs family session was one of my favorites of the winter season! I love how the Fodor family opted for a neutral palette that…

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I am so excited to dust off this wintery family session because baby Arthur is now (over) one! As a photographer here in Downers Grove, Il area, I love capturing families from pregnancy through childhood. Since I offer a first-year package (that includes a free maternity session, by the way), I get to meet the…

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Hello, hello, hello! Wow, it’s been a few eh hem, months since I’ve been able to update here. Anybody else been slooowwwllyy creeping into 2021, as not to scare it? Just me? I am thrilled to be posting this session that happened all the way back in December. Let’s face it, it’s always a good…

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Great locations are one of the most important pieces of setting your family’s photo shoot.  The location you select will set the stage for the entire session and will be an essential piece of every shot, pose and, ultimately, the finished product. I recommend picking a spot that’s special to you, either a spot you…

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Preparing for your newborn photo session? Here are my five most frequently asked questions—and tips for your newborn photo session. Get ready for the cutest pictures ever! 1.  What Should Baby Wear? Unless there is a sentimental or special outfit, don’t worry about how baby is dressed. A simple onesie or diaper (if you want…

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I start planning for your newborn session way before your little one arrives because we can’t always tell exactly when they’ll be born. Sometimes it’s later or they could decide to arrive a little earlier. I also understand that you’ll need some time to rest after the birth of your baby, so this is taken…

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One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to document the first 12 months of your baby’s is with my baby’s first complete first year milestone package. Between the hustle and bustle of pregnancy and bringing your new bundle of joy home—and the sleepless nights that ensue—a newborn photo session can be forgotten about if…

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