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Tag Archives: kids

Love and connection – Family Photography Chicago


I’m always thrilled when a family chooses me to photograph them! When I spend a couple of hours with a family, I feel like I really get to know them and see how their family works and loves each other. So when a family comes back to me year after year – I feel really honored! I’ve had so many repeat clients this summer and for that I am always grateful. Knowing that the images that I am capturing for these families will become a part of their family story is a great privilege


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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.



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Summer in the Park – Family Photography Chicago


Outdoor sessions are in full swing! This is the time when Chicago can show off all the beautiful parks and green spaces – in addition to the miles and miles of lakefront. When a family chooses to have their photo session outside,  I have several parks throughout the city that are my “go-to” parks. Much of where we go has to do with where the family lives – I try to make it easier for them to get there. This is one of my favorite places – Winnemac Park. It never disappoints


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Be Yourself! – Chicago Child Photographer

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Connection – Chicago Family Photographer


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!


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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Catch me if you can! – Chicago Children’s Photographer


We had so much fun at the park – doing what kids do – running, checking out paths in the garden, and running some more!

Sessions outdoors at this time of year are always a good idea. We know lots of good parks in the city and some suburbs! There are still a few remaining weekends before the holiday season – so call/email to book your session now.

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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


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