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Tag Archives: kids

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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Shalimar B Photography Featured on WCIU TV

I was so thrilled to be approached by WCIU’s morning talk show You & Me This Morning to appear in their segment “I Love My Job”!!! Because it’s true, I really do love my job! A big thank you to my amazing clients who appreciate me and the art I create for them!

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all fun, all the time – chicago family photographer

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The question I always ask families or anyone I’m about to photograph is what they’d like to capture in the images, what is their vision for the session? I’d say that one of the most common answers for families is that they are looking to capture the personality of their family, “candid” moments, they don’t want to looked too posed, etc. I love these kind of answers!! To me, this means that this person has clearly looked at my website or my blog and has

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art director in the making? – chicago family photographer

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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!) 😉

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babies and brothers

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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

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beach day!

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love seeing these girls every year when they come to visit their cousins and grandma all the way from Paris!

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face of an angel

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this baby couldn’t be any sweeter – check out another photo of her and her daddy on instagram (oh yeah, and follow me while you’re at it! @shalimarbphoto)

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things to do during a polar vortex . . .

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take pictures of your kids!!  yes, that’s right.  get that fancy camera you got for whichever holiday you celebrate, take it out of the box, turn it on, let the fun begin!  Here are some tips for taking great photos of your kids:

1.  get down to their level, instead of shooting them from above:

2.  focus on the eyes – get close. fill the frame with what’s important – them!!

3.  capture some of their playtime, when they are super focused on something important

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