What do we wear?!

  One of the biggest challenges we face when getting ready for our family session? What do we wear?! I have so many questions from my clients on what do we wear, so I thought it would be great to put the what to wear in one place! Now, the first thing you need to…

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5 things you SHOULD be asking your photographer

Scheduling a photo session can be a little bit intimidating, right? I’ve been on the other side of this, and I hear you! I want you to know that it’s okay to ask your photographer questions. In fact? Most of us want you to (I sure do!). When you ask thoughtful questions ahead of your…

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Questions? I have your answers!

. Summer Brader Photography FAQ’s To help you best prepare before, during and after your session, I have compiled my most frequently asked questions here. PRICING & BOOKING How do I reserve you for a session? Contact me through my contact page to select the session that fits your needs best. As soon as we…

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Can you just send the digitals?

You deserve more than someone who will just send the digitals. This is one of the most common questions photographers receive before and after a session. Can you just send the digitals? Well, we sure can. However, your photographer (and I) want you to know that there’s so much more to your photo session than…

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Do you know the best time of day for a photo session?

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One clue: the best time of day for a photo session is not 12pm. When you’re thinking about scheduling family photos, a rockin’ wardrobe and jaw-dropping location are probably two elements that come to mind right away; however, have you considered the best time of day for a photo session? Does it even matter? Oh yes,…

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Salty Fig Kitchen + Pantry Western Springs

There is a new great place, Salty Fig Kitchen + Pantry Western Springs to gather with your friends and family that you must try! At Salty Fig Kitchen & Pantry they believe that the best moments in life are the ones that are shared around a table over a good meal. Because food is family.…

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Easy DIY Homemade Dog Food

Keeping your pup or dog happy, healthy and fit is easier than ever with this homemade dog food recipe! It is cheaper than store bought and full of fresh meat and veggies! Growing up around dogs and dog owners, I never thought I would be one of those “granola-spoil-your-dog” owners that made human grade homemade…

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5 AWESOME things happening in July!

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Summer Brader Photography your Downtown Downers Grove Photographer I’ve got so many fun things happening over here in the month of July starting with… 1️⃣ My monthly Head Shot Happy Hour in my downtown Downers Grove studio! If you’ve ever hung out with me during my monthly Head Shot Happy Hour then you have a…

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Four Reasons Why Printing Your Photos is Important

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I heard you’re thinking about scheduling a family photo session soon. Did you know photos aren’t just for social media? Gasp! In this digital age, it’s hard to fathom a hard copy of anything. I know you want those high-res digitals to publish on social so your great-aunt and friends far away can see your…

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