Posts Tagged ‘planning my session’

How much time do I really need for my session?

I offer three different options for your session. To help you choose the one that’s right for you, I have compiled this list to help you understand the amount of time needed for your session. Mini Portrait Session – 30 minute session A mini session is ideal if you just want to document what your…

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How to Book Your Newborn Session

When it comes to booking your newborn session, there are a lot of questions about how the process works. Since your newborn isn’t here yet, it’s hard to figure out a schedule. Here is what I suggest: Contact me during the beginning of your third trimester to set a date for the newborn session. I…

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Choosing the perfect location for your session

It’s almost time for your session and we’re trying to decide on a location Here are some things you’ll want to think about: 1. Keep in mind the décor of your home. My personal photography style is bright and natural. However, my home is more vintage-themed. I would never have us dressed in bright colors…

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7 Tips for Preparing for Your Spring Session

I’ve gone ahead and given you 7 tips to ensure your day is stress free and flawless for your spring session. Listen up! 1. Wear layers. Spring can be finicky in the sense that you can go from frigid to over heated in a matter of minutes. I suggest wearing layers — tank top, tee…

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When should I book my maternity session?

I suggest contacting me as soon as you know your due date for your maternity session. We can then decide on a time that is best for your photos. I like to schedule your maternity session around the time you are seven to eight months along. This way, you are far enough along in your…

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The photo of the year winner is…

Downers Grove Family Photographer | Summer Brader Photography With a 107 votes! Dan, Katie, and Charlotte Boudouris from Downers Grove won the Summer Brader Photography Photo of the year for 2018! This image had the most votes and won SBP photo of the year and will receive: the Complete Documentary + Lifestyle Session A documentary-based…

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Prepare for Your Session When It Is Cold

7 Tips Prepare for Your Session When It Is Cold Some people shy away from cold or winter sessions because, well, it’s cold. But late fall and winter sessions make for some prime photo ops, so don’t write off the brr months. Let me help you prepare for your session when it is cold outside… Keep…

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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 do…

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