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Tag Archives: one year old

how do you measure a year in the life?


you’ve heard that line before – it comes from a song in the broadway show “rent”.  i’ve always loved that song and i was reminded of it the other day when i had two shoots in one day.  the first was of a one day old baby boy still in the hospital.  the second was of a one year old celebrating her first birthday.  what a privilege it was for me to be asked to come to these very important life events for these two families.  it got me thinking not only about this


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a perfect gentleman


with his sweet little smile, big eyes and bow tie!!!

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happy graduation!


this little sweetie is a baby plan graduate – so i’ve photographed her three times this year – each time was such a treat!

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sneak peek!


enjoy this peek – such a fun family and a sweet boy!

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sunny days


in chicago!  we’ve had some great weather this past week – perfect for outdoor fall sessions at the park!  so much to do and see – especially if you’re one years old!!!

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third time’s a charm


this was my third session with this guy and his parents – i also photographed him as a newborn and at 6 months.  amazing all of the changes in the first year – i can’t believe how much he’s grown!  it’s cliche for sure, but time really does go sooooo fast!!!

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looks who’s turning one!

i’m sure you recognize this beauty from my site – this is my third session with her.  it’s been so great to watch her grow – and her eyelashes keep growing too!!  she was feeling serious this day – but she managed to let a few smirks slip!

this session i discovered that the best way to eat a birthday cake – is with your legs!  yummy!!

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8 degrees

i love when i meet someone and after talking to them you realize that you know some of the same people and go to some of the same places.  i’ve known this mom for a few years through mutual friends, but she also knows my husbands’ family.  i also recently found out that we like to vacation in the same michigan resort town. such a small world…  when she asked me to photograph her little guy, who just turned one, i was thrilled!  he is such a cutie – pretty serious, but


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