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Tag Archives: child

Mommy and me – Chicago Family Photographer

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Sessions when mom gets in the photos are my favorite types of sessions! True story.

Isn’t mom always the one who is the family historian? Always taking photos of everyone else, but not getting in the photo herself? I’m guilty of this too – once my son and I were flipping through family vacation photos from when he was very little. He turned to me and asked, “Mom, were you on this vacation?” Wow!! That was an eye opener. I tell moms who are a little reluctant to get

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Hold the Cheese! – Chicago Kid Photographer

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I’ve been going thru photos as I prepare for a website re-vamp. I came across this little sweetie and the non-smiling image really caught my eye. Kids don’t always want to smile for photos – and that is OK! Personally, sometimes I like the non-smiling photos better and I’ll take non-smiling over fake smile any day of the week! Another reason why I will never ask a child to say “cheese!” What I will do is some pretty silly things to elicit a real smile from a

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Be Yourself! – Chicago Child Photographer

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Best friends and other things – Chicago child photographer

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When I was a new mom and my boys were much younger, I met a mom who’s boys were older than mine but about the same difference in age as my boys. I noticed her boys playing in the park together. They were laughing, playing tag and getting on like the best of pals. Her and I struck up a conversation and I asked her about the age difference ( 2 1/2 years) and if her boys always got along so well. Her reply was perfect and is seared into my memory. “They’re best friends and mortal

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Time Marching On – Chicago Child Photographer

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Year after year I have clients that come back to me, which is not only such a compliment but also such a joy because I get to see them again and see how they’ve grown and changed over the year. This is one of those clients – you may recognize his sweet little face. I love seeing it every year and seeing what new funny thing he’s doing and saying. He never disappoints!!

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Sneaky Holiday Season! – Chicago Kid Photographer

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It happens every year. The holidays sneak up on me. And I really don’t know how it happens since I start thinking about the holidays in August! Literally. Anyway, my favorite holiday (Thanksgiving) will soon be here and I’m looking forward to the time spent with family, friends and food. But right now, I’m thankful for clients who keep coming back to me! Like this little guy and his family! I love seeing how kids have changed over the course of a year – it’s so much

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sleepy baby/awake baby

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i love both!!! yes, i love the sleepy newborn images but i also love to capture when the little peanut is awake – making all sorts of funny faces as she or he figures out how to work their face, their eyes, their arms.  this little sweetie was a dream when she was asleep and when she was awake!

We’re now booking baby photo sessions in Chicago area for September – Contact us today.

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mother of one (almost two)

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this past weekend i was fortunate enough to get together with a fabulous group of newborn and baby photographers from all over the country. We met up in NYC and managed to have a great time in that amazing city and also learned a ton from each other!! and – we photographed three sessions!!! i also managed to buy a kick-ass pair of shoes! how did we fit it all in????? (let’s be honest, i’ll always find time for shoes.) i’ll

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