Finding locations for an outdoor photo shoot in the Downers Grove area can be challenging. While Waterfall Glenn is gorgeous, like most parks it’s hard to find time when there aren’t a lot of other people in the area. Another go-to location of mine is the Mayslake Forest Preserve, in Oak Brook. This forest preserve…

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We’ve all been there, questioning the importance of having a headshot. Every business professional will vouch, headshots aren’t just for actors! They help you stand out in a good way when applying for jobs, seeking clients, or even just maintaining your reputation in the business world. Sometimes, it doesn’t seem worth it to find a…

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Everyone in the Downers Grove area knows that one of the coolest outdoor adventures is hiking through Waterfall Glenn in Darien. This is also a great location to have your next photo session at! I had the joy of shooting the Marshall family’s fall session at Waterfall Glenn, and the photos were phenomenal! Sarah mentioned…

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Listen, I know what you’re thinking. I’m a mom as well, and I dislike being in the pictures as much as the next, but getting in these photos will have better benefits than you realize. We’ve all had those days where pictures are coming up and we feel as though we aren’t looking the best.…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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