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Category Archives: Chicago Maternity Photographer

Unsolicited Advice – Chicago Newborn Photographer

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I’ve been going through lots of our photos lately in preparation for my oldest son’s 8th grade graduation. Gasp!! It’s a tradition in our school to do a short photo montage of each student at the 8th grade dinner/dance (parents at my school if you’re reading this – get your photos in ASAP!!) Going through these photos makes me wonder how this now 5’7″ 14 year old was ever an itty bitty baby like the one below – how did this happen? Didn’t I

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A Thank You to Beyonce and Preparing for your Own Maternity Session – Chicago Maternity Photographer

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I’d like to send Beyonce a big thank you note on behalf of the entire nation, maybe even the world. What an amazing break that was from the constant and seemingly endless barrage of politics, alternative facts and false news. Queen B knew exactly what we needed and she knew exactly how to deliver it. I think it’s safe to say that at least for a day, everyone was a part of the Bee Hive. I mean, absolutely everybody is talking about it!! Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune called me about

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Baby love – Chicago Maternity Photographer

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I’m so excited to be photographing this couple’s baby girl today in the studio! We’ve been waiting for her and she’s finally here!!!! I went to the hospital and took a few photos on her second day in this world – look at how mom and dad are looking at her, I love it!!! Now it’s time for the real photo session in the studio, and I can’t wait!! I mean seriously, could this family be anymore gorgeous? Mom is just stunning and Dad hasn’t stopped smiling

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click, click, click

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is that my shutter clicking away? or is that me and this couple just clicking and “getting” each other? was that totally and completely cheesy?  aahhh, yes it was.  however!!!! the correct answer is . . . wait for it . . . both!! sometimes people come into your life and you just “get” each other. i felt this way about this couple. i’m very lucky actually, because i feel that way about many, many of the clients that walk through my door. what’s even better

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stunning mama

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what can i say except this mommy to be is just gorgeous!  she was glowing!

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beautiful bumps

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is everybody and their sister pregnant right now? there seems to be a baby boom going on at shalimar b photography (i should clarify by saying that none of US are pregnant!!!!) all these beautiful mommies to be – can’t wait to meet all of these babies!!

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so many babies (on the way!)

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you can tell by these photos that this couple was a blast! not only did they introduce me to a new location for sessions, but, a pirate costume?? c’mon – hilarious!!!

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waiting for baby . . .

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i know i’ve said this before, but who looks this good pregnant??!!! such a gorgeous mom-to-be! and such a fun couple to spend time with – can’t wait to meet their sweet little baby!!

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