form submitted successfully, thank you.

Error submitting form, please try again.

Tag Archives: babies

3 tips to take better photos of your kids – Chicago Family Photography


Now that it’s summer, you may be taking more photos of your kids – either on vacation, or because of the holiday. Whatever the reason – here are 3 ways to improve those images:

1. Get down to their level. To really connect and make the photo seem more natural, get down to your kids’ level. Think about it, would you want to take a photo with your neck strained looking up? I wouldn’t! When you get down to their size, it’s less overwhelming for them.



View full post »

What a day with Gigi’s Playhouse! – Chicago Portrait Photographer


In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, I’m posting images from the day I had a few weeks ago with some of the amazing people at Gigi’s Playhouse in Chicago.

In 2013, Gigi’s approached me to take the photographs that currently (but not much longer!) appear on their windows. Recently we collaborated once again to update the windows since Gigi’s expanded and have even more windows to cover with beautiful faces! Below are just some of the photos that were taken that day &#8211


View full post »

art director in the making? – chicago family photographer


this sweet boy had big plans for his studio session!! from the backdrops to who was being photographed, he had an opinion!! he was a kid after my own heart. obviously, i put him straight to work!!! his baby brother was just as sweet (although a little less vocal!) 😉

View full post »

babies and brothers


what a difference a year makes! just last year around this time this sweet boy was in my studio and now he’s back with his new little best friend! i’ve said it before that i have a soft spot for brothers and these two were a perfect example of why. sweet and loving, but with a touch of rough and tumble. hugs and kisses, but with a poke in the eye and yank of the ear. years ago when my two were younger and it seemed like they were fighting each other more than they were loving each


View full post »

twice as good


i’ve been photographing lots of twins lately!  which means twice the fun!  these two girls were so sweet and their parents (and grandma!) were too! this is going to be a long post – lots to share! and even more photos from this session will be posted on facebook!

View full post »

sugar and spice


it’s sessions like this that make me think it’d be so fun to have a little girl.  these girls were so sweet and their daddies had them dressed so cute!

View full post »

two’s company . . .


. . . but three’s a party!  lots of photos to share  – because, well, there are lots of babies!  This family holds a special place in my heart – i can’t believe these three are one already!!!

View full post »

mini session sneak peeks!

this is the last set!  thanks to all the great families that came out – you will be receiving your galleries very soon!!


thanks again!!  

View full post »