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Tag Archives: family

Daddy and Me – Chicago Family Photographer

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What could be better than seeing a Dad totally wrapped up in his kid? I love capturing these moments – when dad and kid connect. Happy Father’s Day to all of those celebrating this coming weekend!

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Slow down! – Chicago Family Photographer

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I’m feeling sappy today – and I’m not really sure why. I even made my kids let me take their photos before they went off to school, as if it were the first day of school. (to be fair, though, I am taking a class so I was practicing some new techniques.) When I sat down to write this post and I started looking at these images of this sweet family, it really made me think of time and how quickly it goes. Could I be anymore cliche? But, man, is it true.

Before I meet a family

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Looks of Love – Chicago Family Photographer

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I love this image of my beautiful client. I mean, she’s gorgeous and she always looks radiant. But you know what I love the most? I love how her husband and youngest son are looking at her. Like she’s the only woman in the world. And to them, she is. 

I hope she knows that. Maybe every time she looks at this image she will be reminded. 

Being a mom isn’t easy. (Thanks, Captain Obvious!) It moves at a fast pace. It’s messy. There is usually crying involved – sometimes from

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Complete connection – Chicago Newborn Photographer

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It’s always a privilege to photograph a family – whether it’s to capture a milestone or a new baby or yearly photos. For the time I spend with that family, I feel a part of it. I feel connected. I’m getting a peek into their lives, their interaction, love and connection. And that’s what I want the images to show.

I have a questionnaire that I send out to clients before our session and one of the questions I ask is “What do you want your children to see in these

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Connection – Chicago Family Photographer

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Connection. That’s my word for 2018. Not just in my personal life where I want to focus on my connections to family and friends, but also in my photography business where I want to document the connectedness of your family! So watch this space for more posts about connection. In the meantime, here are a few favorite images from 2017!

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Welcome 2018!

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What a great year it was!! Thanks to all of my fabulous clients in 2017 – ones that were new to me and especially the ones that come back year after year. It is a privilege for me to capture the love and connection of your families – there is nothing I’d rather be doing!

Here’s to an amazing 2018 – I hope it’s your best year yet!

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4 Do’s and 1 Don’t to Have the Best Mother’s Day! – Chicago Portrait Photographer

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I’m going to keep this simple. Nothing earth-shattering. But maybe some things you’ve haven’t thought about before. Maybe some things to make your day just a touch better.

Do reach out to a fellow mom/aunt/friend to tell them how much they mean to you or that you think they are doing a good job. I don’t think these holidays necessarily have to be for your own mother, or even only for mothers. This will make you feel great – I promise! Do create

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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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